by Andrew Sacher

Cult Leader

Cult Leader (aka 3/4 of Gaza) followed last year's Nothing For Us Here EP in June with the Useless Animal EP on Deathwish. The first two songs are both sludgy minute-and-a-half metallic hardcore songs, but they switch it up for the seven-minute closer, a cover of Mark Kozelek & Desertshore's "You Are Not My Blood." They avoid their usual distortion pedals and screams, in favor of a brooding dirge. Check out the whole EP below.

Cult Leader are playing some shows this October, including a stop in NYC on 10/23 at Acheron with NJ's The Banner. Tickets for that one are on sale now.

All dates are listed, with the EP stream, below...

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Cult Leader -- 2015 Tour Dates
10.17 - Tucson, AZ @ Southwest Terror Fest (w/ Sleep)
10.19 - Kansas City, MO @ El Torren
10.20 - Chicago, IL @ Subterranean Downstairs
10.21 - Toronto, ON @ Parts and Labour
10.22 - Montreal, QC @ Turbohaus
10.23 - Brooklyn, NY @ The Acheron
10.24 - Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie
10.25 - Boston, MA @ Middle East Upstairs
10.26 - Baltimore, MD @ Charm City Art Space
10.27 - Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter
10.28 - Columbia, SC @ New Brookland Tavern
10.29 - Orlando, FL @ Backbooth
10.30 - Tampa, FL @ Epic Problem
10.31 - Gainesville, FL @ The Fest
11.01 - Jacksonville, FL @ Birdhouse
11.02 - Atlanta, GA @ 529
11.03 - Nashville, TN @ The End
11.04 - Memphis, TN @ Hi-Tone
11.05 - New Orleans, LA @ Sisters in Christ