PAIN AESTHETICS RECORDS

PAIN AESTHETICS IS A LONDON BASED LABEL FOUNDED IN 2018.

Their first EP DIANA by DIANA released in 2018 fell on zero ears – a stripped back, predominantly improvised recording released on limited cassette delivered a simplistic but relentlessly dark wade through a war-torn hellscape.

‘National Tragedy’ the debut album from DIANA is the diagnosis of a sick land - from political unrest to personal despair. Widely influenced by the raw emotion sparked by the UK’s decision to leave the European Union, the album slides through a decaying soundscape of distorted horns, de-tuned guitars and screaming synthesizers, defined by DIANA as “the sound of hell if it happened to be at the end of Blackpool Pier.”

Ghostly vocals and industrial drones weave through twisted horror ballads and post-apocalyptic requiems, lamenting conditions of surveillance, segregation, mental illness and failed relationships. From misanthropic love songs to doom-laden walls of noise, National Tragedy delivers a bristling, malevolent and unrestrained portrayal of suffering, whilst never ceasing to fully relinquish its desperate grip of hope.

Email: diana.painaesthetics at gmail.com
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