HORSEBACK: Premiere New Song ‘Ahriman’ + Album Details Revealed

Horseback live by Stefan Raduta

Chapel Hill, NC’s HORSEBACK has premiered a brand new song entitled “Ahriman” from their highly anticipated new full-length, Half Blood which you can stream out below.

The album was recorded by HORSEBACK mastermind Jenks Miller at The Chateau and is a true synthesis of the eclectic sounds the band has explored in the past.  Set for a May 8th release on CD/LP/Digital via Relapse Records, the material on Half Blood is an amalgamation of drone, doom, black-metal, psychedelia, post-rock, noise, and ambience recorded with a wide array of instruments including guitar, bass, drums, keys, piano, bells, contact mics, field recordings, drum programming, noise and various signal processors.  The album’s stunning artwork (below) was created by Russian surrealist painter Denis Forkas Kostromitin, additionally, the album’s tracklisting is:

1. Mithras
2. Ahriman
3. Inheritance (The Changeling)
4. Arjuna
5. Hallucigenia I:  Hermetic Gifts
6. Hallucigenia II:  Spiritual Junk
7. Hallucigenia III: The Emerald Tablet

Horseback 'Half Blood' Artwork

Photo Credit: Stefan Raduta