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Hearing Damage Sessions

by Human Adult Band

  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    The physical package includes hand silk-screened jackets with original artwork by Trevor Pennsylvania and an amazing, zombified insert.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Hearing Damage Sessions via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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      $12 USD or more 


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    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

    New Jersey's finest, Human Adult Band, unleashes a brilliant new 9 song LP with sludgy, propulsive noise oozing from every track. Split label release between Heat Retention Records and Third Uncle Records.
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      $8 USD  or more


Off 02:23
Econo Praxia 03:49
A Hole 05:17
Byron Lives 05:12
Liquid Paper 02:09


It is simply no overstatement to say that Human Adult Band is carrying the same gunky, gnarly baton that's been passed for decades from the Stooges to Flipper to the best of the early 90's Sub Pop roster. And with that said, Hearing Damage Sessions is easily the Adult Band's strongest single work, a diverse, cinematically-paced album that moves from out-of-time grunge dirges to free-form wah guitar wailing to claustrophobic acoustic guitar strumming.

While mere recorded sound can't hope to fully convey the horror-core excitement of the group's live show and Trevor Pennsylvania's Sun Ra-in-a-baseball-cap stage presence, Hearing Damage Sessions comes about as close as sonically possible.

“Like Hawkwind meets something else awesome.” - Blastitude Online

“…reminds me of the best stuff the Jesus Lizard put out which is a compliment I don’t dispense lightly, or often, for that matter.” - Auxiliary Out

"... tunes that have as much heart as any no wave smacked true believers and really makes you wanna grip some frosty skuzz lose yr brain into the amp squall." - Bull Tongue (Thurston Moore & Byron Coley)

“ ...the band resembles not just the Atlantic coasting post-punk of the early 80s, but more so the Midwest of Tar, God & Texas, or Cows.” - Animal PSI

"...a giant, murky pool of ideas that always feel invigorating." - WFMU’s Beware of the Blog


released December 6, 2011

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Human Adult Band New Jersey

HUMAN ADULT BAND is a long-running (since '02) collective style noise rock, no wave & drone rock band based out of New Jersey. 'Gross fire' as Inzane Johnny of Wolf Eyes puts it. Performed by stooges raised on 'Jolt Cola and Mad Magazine' spouts Matt Korvette of Pissed Jeans. Chug the gunk and be in a stupor (and a little more deaf) as Human Adult Band explore the outter realms of rock. ... more

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