Attrition: The Great Derailer

The first single from the upcoming ATTRITION album- "The Black Maria", due later in 2020

The Great Derailer c/w The Pillar I (For Ossington)
Released on Brexit day! The first single from the upcoming ATTRITION album- “The Black Maria”, due later in 2020

“The offset of Elisa Day’s operatic grandeur, Emese’s bluesy and soulful melody, and Bowes’ subdued yet throaty and guttural growl… such a layering of disparate vocal styles into such a disturbingly appealing package is unparalleled and adds to Attrition’s singularity and longevity.
Add to that a wispy helping of pulsing technoid bass and rhythms, Vancorvid’s shrill violins to provide a rather ghostly and almost Victorian ambience, the discordant guitar and Anni Hogan’s lonely pianos give the instrumentation an urgency befitting any dance floor while still nuanced in its production to demand deeper listening. There’s a reason Attrition has lasted this long and continues to standout among the myriad of goth/industrial…”
Ilker / Regen magazine

Available on our offical bandcamp site:

Available as a digital download, Streaming through all the major platforms, or as a Limited CD single and as part of a CD/T-Shirt, Pin/Badge and Incense package.

You will also find the first 4 remixes as bonus download only tracks…more of those to follow with the second single and album release…

Martin Bowes – Vocals/ All Electronics,
Programming and Field recordings from Ossington Station, Toronto on The Pillar I
Emese Arvai-Illes – Female lead vocals
Elisa day – Female backing vocals
Vancorvid – Violin
Marietta Fox – Violin
Anni Hogan – Piano
Kris Force – Cello
Steve Clarke – Guitar
Written by Martin Bowes
Cover photo of Martin taken in Auckland by Mark Wallbank
Recorded and Mastered at
The Cage Studios, Coventry.England
A big thank you to the remixers … Planetdamage, Noirmagnetik, Dead Happy and Khost
A Two Gods Production

ATTRITION are currently setting up shows in support of The Great Derailer, and the album to follow in the spring, The Black Maria
So far confirmed….

April 3rd: The Tin, Coventry, UK
June 13th: Woodgothic Festival, Sao Thome Das Letras, Brazil
June 17th – Gothic Ba, Buenos Aires, Argentina June 19th – Producciones Mortem Collections, Santiago de Chile
June 20th – Tumbas Eternas Producciones, Lima, Perú
November 28th: Winter Ghosts Symposium, Whitby, UK