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Jesu (English pronunciation: /jeɪ-sʊ:/ yay-sue) is a band formed in 2003 in Abergele, Wales, United Kingdom by Justin Karl Broadrick following the breakup of Godflesh. Jesu was the name of the last song on the final Godflesh release, Hymns, and Broadrick decided to adopt it as the name of his new project.

The first release, the Heart Ache EP, was released in 2004 and featured Broadrick playing all of the instruments. It was followed in 2005 by the full-length self-titled LP Read more on Last.fm

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Album: Jesu – Everyday I Get Closer To The Light From Which I Came

October 10th, 2013

Justin Broadrick Thrash Hits

Jesu
Everyday I Get Closer To The Light From Which I Came
Avalanche Inc.
24 September 2013

by Rob McAuslan

If you don’t follow Jesu too closely, it’s easy to get a bit confused by their output. Justin Broadrick’s presence is the only constant, with their releases swinging between ethereal puffs of minimalist misery and full-bore industrial metal. Their albums are for the disenfranchised Godflesh fans craving that trademark crush, with their EPs being where the ghosts of songs manifest themselves around gentle drum programming and breathy, barely-there murmurings. Everyday I Get Closer To The Light From Which I Came breaks that pattern by being a full-length ‘Jesu-gaze’ release.

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Sunday Slaylist: Adios, Hydra Head Records….

September 16th, 2012

Hydra Head Records R.I.P 2 Thrash Hits

As we reported on Tuesday, Hydra Heads Records bossman Aaron Turner announced this week that the label was to effectively close, with the label to transform little more than an administrative arm for the label’s existing catalogue before the year is out. This news was understandably greeted with howls of despair from all corners of the metal world, given the incredible pedigree of artists that Hydra Head has had through its doors over the last two decades.

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