Fistula to release new album “Longing for Infection” on July 15th 2016

Fistula Longing for Infection cover
Long-running Ohio volume abusers, Fistula, will self-release their “Longing for Infection” full-length this Summer. The scathing follow-up to the band’s critically-adored 2014 sludge opus, “Vermin Prolificus”, “Longing for Infection” was recorded and engineered by Dave Johnson (Midnight, Incantation, Soulless) and features the return of Fistula founding member Bahb Branca on second guitar, furthering the band’s already torrid brand of sonic violence.

Set for mass contamination on July 15th, 2016, the first pressing of “Longing for Infection” will be limited to one-thousand copies housed in digipak packaging bathed in the abysmal artwork of Jason Barnett. Pre-orders are currently available here.

In the meantime, get demoralized with the suffocating sounds of opening psalm, “Too Many Devils and Drugs”, currently streaming below.

01. Too Many Devils and Drugs
02. Morgue Attendant
03. The Big Turnout
04. Destitute
05. Smoke Acid Shoot Pills
06. Loyal to the Foil
07. Detox

Ohio’s Fistula was forged in 1998 by musical partners-in-crime Corey Bing and Bahb Branca. Over the years, Fistula has released a seemingly endless barrage of studio albums and split EPs through numerous lineup changes featuring the creative talents of bands such as –(16)-, Sloth, Hemdale, The Disease Concept, Accept Death, and so many others. Fistula is a band that is impossible to categorize, combining elements of remedial sludge, hardcore and a proverbial “bad case of the Mondays”. Nearing two decades of ear bleeding, Fistula remains the kings of doomed-out “miserycore”.

2015 saw the band at its creative peak, headlining the Het Patronaat stage at Roadburn Festival and recording the Destitute demo as well as the new full studio album “Longing for Infection”. Aside from Roadburn, Fistula recently played the Haunted Hotel 13th Anniversary Fest as well as the Berserker III Fest. Fistula will return to Europe (Bloodshed Festival) in October 2016 to bring their ultimate onslaught of pure, unbridled hatred, and negativity.

Fistula will release another full-length this Fall coinciding with the tour on Totem Cat Records. Entitled “The Shape of Doom to Cumm )))”, the record will feature guest guitarist David Szulkin from Blood Farmers and Church Of Misery. Stand by for details.

Corey Bing – Guitar/backups
Bahb Branca – Guitar/backups
Dan Harrington – Vocals
Buddy Peel – Bbass
Jeff Sullivan – Drums