Hives in Decline, the impressive debut from Salt Lake City sludge trio The Ditch and the Delta, is a lumbering sludge/doom record originally released on Battleground Records. The release caught the attention of Prosthetic Records, who are re-releasing the album on more formats.
The album comes out on September 8, but listen to “Till Body Quits” now to get an idea of what The Ditch and the Delta are all about.
“If it’s possible to have a cheesy sentiment like ‘be all you can be’ wrapped in pessimism, this song is it,” bassist/vocalist Kory Quist says. “It’s about meaninglessness, living hard and pushing yourself hard, till body quits.”
Pre-order Hives in Decline here and find The Ditch and the Delta on tour.