Portland doom quartet Usnea have announced the release of their third full-length album and follow-up to 2014’s Random Cosmic Violence. The new record will be titled Portals Into Futility and will be released on September 8 via Relapse Records. Portals Into Futility was recorded with Fester and assistant Andrew Grosse at Caravan Recordings and Haywire Studios in Portland, OR and mastered by Adam Gonsalvez at Telegraph Audio. The official artwork and track listing can be found after the break.
The record will feature five new tracks inspired by the dystopian science fiction of Carl Sagan, Margaret Atwood and more. The album’s second track, “Lathe of Heaven”, can be streamed below. The band offered the following comments on the new tune: