Breathing is Irrelevant

by Ion Dissonance

  • Record/Vinyl

    This edition of the record is limited to 500 units.

    A download card is included.

    Limited quantities are also available through Deathwish Europe:
    deathwishinc.eu/ion-dissonance

    (White vinyl w/ blue swirl. Final pressing may differ from vinyl mockup. Estimated to ship in October.)

    ships out within 10 days

      $25 USD or more 

     

  • Pre-Order: The Bud Dwyer Effect Die-Hard Edition /50 (hand-numbered) + Ion Dissonance Logo Pin
    Record/Vinyl

    The die-hard edition of the record comes hand-numbered out of 50 units, with a sticker pack and a matte silver/black Ion Dissonance logo pin that is also numbered. The number of the record you'll get will correspond with the number of the pin.

    A download card is included.

    (Ultra clear vinyl w/ white splatter. Final pressing may differ from mockup. Estimated to ship in October.)

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  • Pre-Order: Binary Splatter Deluxe Edition /100 (hand-numbered)
    Record/Vinyl

    The deluxe edition of the record comes hand-numbered out of 100 units and with a sticker pack.

    A download card is included.

    (Natural PVC w/ half black + half red splatter. Final pressing may differ from vinyl mockup. Estimated to ship in October.)

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  • Pre-Order: The Death of 10,000 is a Statistic Edition /200
    Record/Vinyl

    This edition of the record is limited to 200 units.

    A download card is included.

    (Black vinyl w/ white specks. Final pressing may differ from vinyl mockup. Estimated to ship in October.)

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  • Pre-Order: Oceanic Motion Vinyl + Breathing is Irrelevant T-Shirt Bundle
    Record/Vinyl

    This bundle includes the Oceanic Motion Edition vinyl and a white Breathing is Irrelevant t-shirt on Gildan Ultra Cotton.

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  • Pre-Order: Oceanic Motion Vinyl + Wound Man Long Sleeve Bundle
    Record/Vinyl

    This bundle includes the Oceanic Motion Edition vinyl and a black Wound Man long sleeve on Gildan Ultra Cotton.

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  • Pre-Order: Breathing is Irrelevant T-Shirt
    T-Shirt/Apparel

    White Gildan Ultra Cotton t-shirt with album art front print.

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  • Pre-Order: Wound Man (by Paul Romano) Long Sleeve
    T-Shirt/Apparel

    Black Gildan Ultra Cotton long sleeve with pocket-sized band logo front print, album title sleeve print and Wound Man illustration back print.

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  • Pre-Order: Ion Dissonance Logo Pin (numbered)
    Button/Pin/Patch

    White w/ black outline Ion Dissonance logo pin (by Pincore), limited and individually numbered to the exact number of placed pre-orders.

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about

'Breathing is Irrelevant' starts with an all-pervasive scream that sets the tone for an erratic onslaught of terror which is relentlessly drilled into your head with machine-like precision. And when it was unleashed on an unsuspecting underground in 2003, it truly pushed the envelope to a whole new level.

Ion Dissonance apparently thought 'Calculating Infinity' lacked brutality, 'Chaosphere' was too straight forward and 'Obscura' could have used some maniacal chaos on top of its off-kilter atonality. Or why else would they take these influences, chew them up and spit them back out in the shape of razorblades dipped in acid?

Spazzy, dissonant outbursts, polyrhythmic madness and a truly tortured vocal performance dominate this record. The only counter-balance comes in the shape of equally dominating and absolutely pulverizing breakdowns. In other words, Ion Dissonance keep it at 11 at all times.

Remastered for vinyl and digital formats at Sludge Studios, 'Breathing is Irrelevant' now tears you apart with more clarity and precision than ever...

For fans of: The Dillinger Escape Plan, Gorguts, Meshuggah

Under exclusive license from Willowtip.

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released May 7, 2021

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Total Dissonance Worship Portland, Oregon

Amidst the great pandemic of 2020, Total Dissonance Worship was launched as a vessel for forward-thinking, outside of the box Extreme Metal of the past, present and future.

TDW is a boutique label collective that is home to select releases of bands such as Nightmarer, Imperial Triumphant, Vitriol, Ion Dissonance, Plebeian Grandstand and more.
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