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Loitered Lens : Church of Misery

Doom-sludge metal at stratospheric volume. Photos of Church of Misery live at Koko, London

A picture of Church of Misery by Carl Byron Batson

‘Music so goddamned loud it should come with a Health and Safety warning and free industrial ear defenders.’

Carl Byron Batson, remarking on the plasterwork-loosening volume with which Church Of Misery assaulted the Koko brethren. Then again, you never know what they’ve got stuck in their ears under those man-manes.

Except that it’s definitely not anti-frizz serum.

A picture of Church of Misery by Carl Byron Batson

A picture of Church of Misery by Carl Byron Batson

A picture of Church of Misery by Carl Byron Batson

A picture of Church of Misery by Carl Byron Batson

A picture of Church of Misery by Carl Byron Batson

A picture of Church of Misery by Carl Byron Batson

A picture of Church of Misery by Carl Byron Batson

A picture of Church of Misery by Carl Byron Batson

A picture of Church of Misery by Carl Byron Batson

All photos: Carl Byron Batson. Not to be reproduced without the photographer’s prior permission.

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