MYCELIUM set release date for new BLOOD HARVEST album, reveal first track – features NECRONOCLAST member


Today, Blood Harvest Records announces November 25th as the international release date for Mycelium‘s highly anticipated second album, Mycoticism (Disseminating the Propagules), on CD, vinyl LP, and cassette tape formats. The CD and tape versions will be released on November 25th while the vinyl version will follow next year.

Mycelium is the work of Greg Edwards, who made a name in the black metal scene with Necronoclast during the first decade of the new millennium. With Mycelium, the Scotsman shifted gears to grimy, mushroom-obsessed death metal, and birthed the band’s debut album, Scream Bloody Spore, just last year. While his tongue may seem firmly in cheek, it’s rather a gallows-humor cleverness that guides his new creations, and it’s taken powerful, pungent flight with the tongue-twisting follow-up Mycoticism (Disseminating the Propagules).

Those expecting some mid-era Carcass worship might be mildly disappointed by Mycoticism – but those who worship at the altar of ALL ’90s death metal styles will find Mycelium a nuclear-mushroom trip worth taking. Once again recording everything himself, Edwards finds that elusive balance between the crushing and the clean, the crunch given gleam AND grime through propulsive death metal songwriting steeped equally in old New York, Stockholm, Tampa, and Finnish schools. Likewise, his lyricism finds absolute horror in the natural sciences, raising “nerdiness” to new levels of frightening, ferocious FUNGAL mania. At 37 minutes and across ten taut tracks, Mycoticism stuns with its compact attack, bridging blast and slam, vortex and beatdown, go-for-the-throat riffing and backwards crawl, all with utter aplomb.

The natural world around us is a brutal place, and Mycelium paints a putrescent picture of it with Mycoticism (Disseminating the Propagules).

Begin viewing that picture with the brand-new track “(Intro: Mazegill of Torment) – Emerging from Rotting Faeces” HERE at Blood Harvest‘s Bandcamp. Preorder info can be found HERE. Cover and tracklisting are as follows:


Tracklisting for Mycelium’s Mycoticism (Disseminating the Propagules)
1. (Intro: Mazegill of Torment) – Emerging from Rotting Faeces
2. Phalloides
3. Xanthodermic Colonic Decimation
4. Urban Leprosy
5. Cold Grasp of the Dead
6. Rosecomb Marauder
7. Pulmonary Mycosis
8. Erubescent Assassin
9. Disgorging Sphaerocystic Matter
10. Chimera


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