Bell Witch and Primitive Man at the Hi-Dive

Tour flyer is property of Primitive Man, Tone Deaf Touring and Hexagram Booking

Tour flyer is property of Primitive Man, Tone Deaf Touring and Hexagram Booking

Jake Tharan, Contributing Writer

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Prepare for an evening rich with the thickest, slowest and most rancorous dirges of the year.  Seattle’s Bell Witch and Denver’s Primitive Man are performing a co-headlining slog at the Hi-Dive on South Broadway on Wednesday, October 25th.

Denver’s prime doom exhibition Primitive Man is touring in support of their second full-length LP Caustic, and Denver will be supplied with the first set of the tour.  Heralding the most miserable music conceived in metal, Primitive Man gives listeners a horrifying soundtrack to life as we know it.

The negative does indeed outweigh the positive, but that’s kind of the point; witnessing the overbearingly heavy sounds this group employs live is a real treat.

Seattle doom duo Bell Witch just released their third full-length LP in the form of one, continuous, 83-minute composition.  The track unfolds as listeners are taken through a drawn-out, pensive journey exhibiting abyssal vocals over deep drums and organs.

It does indeed require patience, but you’ll emerge with a stronger ear should you make it through.

Bell Witch offers a defining live experience, as the band is comprised of only a drummer and a bass player.  Rest assured, frontman Dylan Desmond pulls an array of sounds and sustain from his six-string bass.  The two members craft a truly sobering, dense live sound not to be ignored.

The show will be opened by Denver bands Urn and Oryx, both of which dump a pile of sludge all over the audience in a live setting, so you’d arrive early!

The doors open at 8:30 and tickets are available here.

No hesitating now! Purchase a ticket to be smothered by feedback this Wednesday.

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