Thou & The Body.
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January 7, 2015 Prepare to be pummeled by self-pity. Two extremist doom-metal bands combine to slam this industrial sad-bastard fest into the ground.
April 4, 2014 What happens when you lose your grip on reality? Inspired by I Shall Die Here, The Body's collaborative LP with The Haxan Cloak, director Jason Evans follows a man cut off from society and himself.
The Assembly of Light Choir performs with doom-metal duo The Body at St. Stephen's church in Washington, D.C.
July 1, 2011 In just under two weeks, the sludge metal duo brought a 14-piece choir on tour, including a church.
July 1, 2011 Hear the sludgy doom-metal duo play with a 24-member female choir at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City.
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December 28, 2010 Hear a "looped liturgy for the apocalypse" and "fire coming out of the fog" in this conversation about the year's best metal, drone and outer sound.
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