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Oblivion Hunter

by Lightning Bolt

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  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    This is a mail order exclusive color PREORDER for August 19th! Every LP comes with a free download code.

    Deluxe reissue of Oblivion Hunter issued on 4 different colors, EACH with a unique cover/version of the “Oblivion Hunter”. This is the art as initially conceived by Brian Chippendale in 2012 but never before issued. Fully artworked inner sleeves and download included. First up by the band’s choice is Kelly Green with Blue Splatter. Oblivion Hunter has been remastered for LP by Josh Bonati.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Oblivion Hunter via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    shipping out on or around August 19, 2022
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  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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Formed in 1994, Lightning Bolt redefined what it meant to be DIY. An utterly singular band in every way, unbridled creativity and energy propelled them well past most categorical boundaries, least of which is the boundary between band and audience. Theirs is an immersive experience – a sound so huge it can swallow us all with ease.

Oblivion Hunter is a monster. Not a compilation, not concept album and more than the sum of its parts, the record is a peek into the band's inner world on their home turf (the Hilarious Attic in Providence), collecting deep explorations into distortion, bass manipulation and its intersection with rhythm. The result is a cathartic listening experience that finds blast-beats colliding with distorted vocals and all shapes and sizes of guitar noises, even some metallic riffage on the album closer and aptly named "World Wobbly Wide."

Throughout, the sound is amped-up and free with an ear on the railroad tracks to the big sounds of industry and clamor. Bass sounds jump out of the speaker cones that conjure up ears in alien propulsion systems, nights in faraway wind tunnels. It is truly the sonic oblivion and YOU are now the Oblivion Hunter.

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released June 4, 2020

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Lightning Bolt Providence, Rhode Island

This is the home of the official Lightning Bolt Practice of the Month club. Probably more like Practice of the Every 6 Months Club, but the plan is to post some of our best home recorded jams for your listening pleasure, or displeasure. And fuck it we'll put some of our regular records up here too. ... more

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