Doghouse Gallows set sail somewhere in the haze of 2008.
Comprised of a crew that since then never changed with Mike Ferguson
on guitar, Patrick Velis on bassguitar, George Oosthoek on drums and
the throat of Jorre Jansen.
Hailing from Utrecht in the Netherlands it was built from the scraps
of many bands, known and unknown.
In 2009 they released their debut 'Dodgy Deals'. Recorded in mere days
it revealed the band's none too subtle approach towards metal in heaviness
and groove. The album was well received and resulted in gigs throughout
the country and abroad.
All the while the crew kept writing and refining their material. And slowly
began steering an altogether sombre and darker course.
So was laid the keel for the second album, 'That Which No Canvas Could
Withstand'. A title harking back to the old Beaufort scale describing
hurricane force. And what a stormpounded moloch it has become.
This time abandoning the hasty ways of old, nearly two years were
spent on writing, rewriting and subsequent recording.
A sea-sickening opus of sludge metal in which the trusses creak,
Aficionados of the riff, heave to.