Died With Fear

by Les Lekin

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Michael Henaghan Imposing and robust instrumental music, steeped in a swirling Psychedelia from these Austrian Space Rockers. At times, the brooding nature of the music reminds of early Mogwai, such as on 'Inert' where the melody controls the storm this trio whip up. Other tracks, such as closing number 'Morph' has a deliberately tempered pace, the closing 5 minutes of this epic track is amongst the most hypntoic and inspiring soundscapes you're likely to hear. Favorite track: Morph.
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LUTCH ~ M their overall sound is so awesum👍👿😎
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FLESH MECHANIC
Huge riffs and echoing lead guitars that make you feel like you're speeding in a muscle car on a desert road. The psychedelic side of this album is toned down a bit, so it doesn't distract you from the experience by sounding too weird. As far as instrumental albums go, this is simply 10/10. Eternal thanks for the album code guys!
Favorite track: Orca.
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flixotron Amazing album! Thanks for the d/l code guys, this is phenomenal!
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FDJ Swirling psych from one of Austria's finest.
Full review here .... stonerking1.blogspot.co.uk/2017/11/les-lekin-died-with-fear-review.html Favorite track: Orca.
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darwin Well worth the wait Favorite track: Orca.
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released November 20, 2017

ECHOES AND DUST (UK):
"...It’s a sign of a very good album, from a band who look to have really found themselves. Great music for weird times..."
Read Full Review: echoesanddust.com/2017/12/les-lekin-died-with-fear/

POWERMETAL (DE)
"...die auf ihrem aktuellen Album gleich einmal klarstellt, dass die Herrschaften von My sleeping Karma keinen Daueranspruch auf den Thron im instrumentalen psychedelischen Schmutzrock haben ..."
Read Full Review: powermetal.de/review/review-Lekin__Les/Died_With_Fear,32879,32794.html

ROCKBLOG.BLUESSPOT (DE):
"...psychedelischer Stoner-Prog, der in dieser anspruchsvollen Form leider nicht mehr so häufig das Licht dieser Musikwelt erblickt..."
Read Full Review: rockblogbluesspot.com/2017/11/20/les-lekin-died-with-fear/#more-25949

DARK ENTRIES (BE):
"...Het zijn vier meeslepende en erg trippy composities waarbij we ons de geur van dikke weed- en hasjdampen voorstellen.
Read Full Review: www.darkentries.be/nl/recensies/les-lekin-died-with-fear/

OUTLAWS OF THE SUN:
"...Orca, Inert, Vast and Morph (the 4 tracks composing the album) sounds like something in between Weedpecker, Earthless and Colour Haze..."
Read Full Review: outlawsofthesun.blogspot.com/2017/11/les-lekin-dead-with-fear-album-review.html

AVE NOCTUM (UK):
"...have experienced such sounds at a happening hosted by The Pink Floyd, Les Lekin deliver their work with a solid combination of ability and enthusiasm that would have an audience blissfully swaying at a modern day equivalent like Freak Valley."
Read Full Review: www.avenoctum.com/2017/11/les-lekin-died-with-fear-tonzonen-records/

DEMONIC-NIGHTS-AT:
„Died With Fear“ ist ein verdammter Trip geworden, der keinen Gesang braucht. Bedrohlich aufbrandende, dann wieder herrlich tiefenentspannte und überaus launige Songs unterhalten mit allerlei Überraschungsmomenten, mächtiger Gitarrenarbeit und rhythmischer Präzision. Les Lekin spielen sich mit wachsender Begeisterung in einen wahren Rausch und entsteigen in knapp 44 Minuten der szenischen Enge der Heimat in Siebenmeilenstiefeln – eine faszinierende Offenbarung, gerade mit Kopfhörern."
Read Full Review: www.demonic-nights.at/2017/11/les-lekin-died-with-fear/

LORDS OF METAL (NL):
"...So, when I put on the new album by Les Lekin, ‘Died With Fear’, I was expecting something grand, and I was not disappointed..."
Read Full Review: www.lordsofmetal.nl/en/reviews/view/id/35910

MUSIKREVIEWS DE:
"...lassen dabei die früh-psychedelischen PINK FLOYD genauso wie die finsteren BLACK SABBATH und natürlich MY SLEEPING KARMA grüssen..."
Read Full Review: musikreviews.de/reviews/2017/Les-Lekin/Died-With-Fear-Limitiertes-farbiges-Vinyl-und-limitierte-CD/

DESERT PSYCHLIST / STONERKING (UK):
"...Heady, trippy and with a satisfying crunch at its core "Died With Fear" is an amazing collection of instrumental pieces that should not only appeal to those that like their music a little on the psychedelic side but also those who like a little bite in their grooves..."
Read Full Review: stonerking1.blogspot.co.at/2017/11/les-lekin-died-with-fear-review.html

NEOPRG (FR):
Nos autrichiens jouent d’un heavy psychédélique vintage en quatre actes, de longues pièces instrumentales où seuls basse, batterie et guitares sont invitées.
READ FULL REVIEW: neoprog.eu/critique/les_lekin/died_with_fear

HALLOWED (SE):
"...The album is pretty good I think, the atmospheres are strong and fascinating and even a little bit captivating at times..."
READ FULL REVIEW: www.hallowed.se/english/music/reviews/2017/les_lekin-died_with_fear.html

BABYBLAUE SEITEN (DE):
"...Falls jemand nach einem beeindruckend kraftvollen, ohne Gesang auskommenden Heavy Psychedelic Rock sucht, sollte er bei „Died with Fear“ zugreifen!..."
READ FULL REVIEW: www.babyblaue-seiten.de/album_17081.html

GRIND ON THE ROAD (IT):
"...Died With Fear è un disco interessante che denota un miglioramento rispetto all’esordio e che pone i Les Lekin come una delle più interessanti band nel campo della neopsichedelia, tanto da poter interessare sia le nuove leve che la vecchia guardia..."
READ FULL REVIEW: www.grindontheroad.com/2018/01/03/les-lekin-died-with-fear/

DER HÖRSPIEGEL (DE):
"...Die Band schafft es mit ihrem intensiven Spiel eine ganz eigene Atmosphäre zu schaffen, die 43 Minuten lang stetig dynamisch weiterentwickelt wird..."
READ FULL REVIEW: www.der-hoerspiegel.de/portal/music/rock/died-with-fear

FLIGHT 13: "...Ziemlich beindruckend und noch einmal eine Verfeinerung gegenüber dem Debütalbum stellen die 4 rein instrumentalen Tracks in epischer Spiellänge dar. Les Lekin agieren wie ein längst versunkener Koloss, der sich zu einer schweren Klangreise aufmacht: die 4 Tracks sind härter, wenn hart und zugleich hypnotischer, wenn psychedelisch ausgespielt werden soll, das klassischeTrio lässt sich Zeit, lässt sphärische Noten stehen, spielt mit der Zeit, baut effektive Dynamiken auf und lodert dann irgendwann auf: diese Breaks kommen gleissend und kathartisch. Das erinnert an Tempel, Colour Haze, an Earthless und frühe Long Distance Calling."

All Songs written, performed by Les Lekin
Recorded Live (without Overdubs) at Trade Park Studio
Mixed by Georg Traschwandtner at Seven String Studio
Mastered by Rene Hofmann at Wasted Life Studio
Cover Art and Design by Horst Laber

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