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Christhammer
Christhammer-cover
Album cover for the CD edition.
Studio album by Stonecutters
Released March 28 2009
Recorded 2008 - 2009 at Headbangin Kill Your Mama Music in Louisville, KY
Genre Sludge Metal, Thrash Metal, Doom Metal
Length 35:31
Producer Chris Owens and Stonecutters.
Stonecutters chronology
The Death of Me
(2006)
Christhammer
(2009)
Creatio ex Nihil
(2013)

Christhammer is the second album by Kentucky sludge/thrash band Stonecutters.

BackgroundEdit

Writing and RecordingEdit

Work had begun on Christhammer in roughly 2008, with the band expanding on their sludgy sound into a faster direction. In an interview with Doodlehound, guitarist/vocalist talked about the evolution of the band at this point:

“I wrote "The Death of Me" which is not super slow and a little more "upbeat" and the song "Stonecutters" and that's where it all began, "Our Mother Of Sorrows"... It was kind of Eyehategod-ish, you know and early Sleep, we liked a lot of that stuff. Honestly, over time we just got tighter and faster and kind of incorporated more of a (thrash and death influence).

I just wanted to pick up the pace and the musicians I got-- Johnny's just a phenomenal drummer so I wanted to show him off. Then we went from Cliff to Leffler, which Leffler was a total shredder...”

 
— Brian Omer, Doodlehound [1]

Christhammer would be released as a double CD release party with Louisville metal band Antikythera at Uncle Pleasant's on March 28, 2009.[2]

Stonecutters- I, Wurdulak04:06

Stonecutters- I, Wurdulak

Stonecutters - Black Zion06:06

Stonecutters - Black Zion

TracklistEdit

  • 1. Muerta (0:54)
  • 2. Christhammer (3:24)
  • 3. I, Wurdulak (4:21)
  • 4. Lonewolf (4:25)
  • 5. Waverly (4:03)
  • 6. Liar In Wait (2:30)
  • 7. X's For Eyes (4:33)
  • 8. She Is The Moon (5:16)
  • 9. Black Zion (6:05)

PersonnelEdit

  • Brian Omer - Guitar, Vocals
  • Cliff Whitehead - Guitar, Vocals
  • Kevin Redford - Bass
  • Johnny Wooldridge - Drums
  • Dave Pollard - Artwork / Layout

External LinksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Doodlehound Doodlehound Vs. Omer, accessed 26 July 2016
  2. Setlist.fmAccessed 26 July 2016
V·T·E Stonecutters
Current Members Brian OmerKevin RedfordNick BrianNick Burks
Past and Live-Only Members Cliff WhiteheadJ.R. SwitzerChris LefflerJ.D. HallChad OmenGreg StiltsRichard BybeeCharlie Taylor IIIJohnny Wooldridge
Releases Stonecutters The Death of MeChristhammerCreatio ex NihilBlood MoonCarved in Time
Associated Bands and Artists William David Pollard • Jeff Gaither • Cory Fusting • My Own Victim • Kallus • False • Incursion • Son of Dog • The Hookers • Assisting Sorrow • Fatal Step

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