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FUCKED UP Prepare To Release Album OBERON By Dropping Title Track

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As Canadian hardcore/punk collective FUCKED UP prepares to release their new EP, Oberon, through Tankcrimes in early October, the band presents a new video created for the record’s volatile title track.

Named for the king of the fairies, as depicted in A Midsummer Night’s DreamOberon serves as a pummeling curveball from the collective channeling the world of hardcore that birthed them. Oberon seethes with despotic and horrendously sludgy riffs exploding in octaves lower than Hades, crashing against hellish bellowing all while the rhythm section heaves at a pace that only Noothgrush, Crossed Out, Kiss It Goodbye, and Bloodlet would tread upon. Topped off with an absolutely despicable cover of Saint-Saens’ “The Aquarium,” Oberon is the mythologically psychedelic sludge record you never thought FUCKED UP would make. Four tracks of pure audio excretion.

The title track from Oberon opens the EP, delivering FUCKED UP’s sound to bludgeoning sublevels of doom and disgust; harrowing horns, deep octaves of guitar pain, guttural vocal torment, low end from the depths of depravity, and drums like hitting a mossy stump with a dull axe.

The video features FUCKED UP’s own forest sprites Camden and Amir, cranked on sugar, and seizing the day, while the lord of the wood, Oberon, looks on with chaotic malevolence.

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