SUMMONER have premiered the melancholic masterpiece ‘Let the Light in (live)‘. This track is taken from the Boston psychedelic heavy headbangers’ forthcoming “Day of Doom Live” full-length that is slated for release on December 11th.
Magnetic Eye Records present a blistering live document of their flagship band SUMMONER ripping it up onstage at the “Day of Doom” label showcase at Brooklyn’s Saint Vitus Bar. This once-in-a-lifetime gathering was held in November 2019 to celebrate MER’s first decade. It featured nine roster acts performing back-to-back, with the four headline sets captured live by Chris Johnson (DEAFHEAVEN, SUMMONER) to commemorate the event as a set of exclusive live albums.
SUMMONER comment: “In contrast to our driving up-tempo stuff, this tune is all about the atmosphere”, state the Bostonians. “We have been playing it since the early days, and this track seems to morph and take on new forms every time we bring it on stage.”
1. Skies of the Unknown (live)
2. Let the Light in (live)
3. The Interloper (live)
4. The Prophecy (live)
5. Into the Abyss (live)
6. Horns of War (live)
7. Conjuring (live)
“Day of Doom Live” presents SUMMONER blasting the stage with the signature riffs and solos of twin-guitarists AJ Peters and Joe Richner as well as the soaring, layered vocals of bassist and singer Chris Johnson, who also handles bass in post-black metal sensation DEAFHEAVEN. Their heavy music is thunderously delivered in a heated live setting, where SUMMONER launch catchy songs that they propel beyond the realm of light and into oblivion.
Over the course of three albums and appearances on several Redux releases, SUMMONER have honed their sound, which draws heavily from classic 70s and early 80s metal, as well as more modern spacefaring psychedelics. Lyrically the four Americans from Boston, Massachusetts are adding related themes, which are rooted in science fiction and fantasy.
Release date: December 11th
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Limited edition purple vinyl
Worldwide edition classic black vinyl
4CD Hardcover Art Book feat. all 4 live albums from Summoner, Elephant Tree, Domkraft, and Horsehunter
About Magnetic Eye Records
Magnetic Eye Records is a boutique label presenting beautifully-designed and curated records from artists across the spectrum of heavy music. Dedicated to presenting new talent and established names in doom, psychedelia, classic and stoner rock, we take pride in contributing to the legacy of the almighty riff. Reflecting this, our “Redux” series honors landmark albums from artists as diverse as Jimi Hendrix, Helmet and Pink Floyd, re-imagined for MER by the likes of Matt Pike, Mark Lanegan, Pallbearer, The Melvins and Zakk Wylde, and is as critical to our identity as our roster of ambitious up-and-coming acts like WhiteNails, Leather Lung and Caustic Casanova. Magnetic Eye Records is part of the independent media group SPKR.