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The Life and times of Doug Jaranski

by The Flea-Pit

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    The price of this Comic Book and CD is including all P&P cost world wide.
    This album is released by: Painted Bass Records.

    All those who pre-order the album are eligible for some exclusive Flea-Pit goodies!

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    digital album releases January 9, 2020
    item ships out on or around January 2, 2020
    edition of 400 

      €24.99 EUR or more 

     

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    Pre-order of The Life and times of Doug Jaranski. The moment the album is released you’ll get unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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    releases January 9, 2020

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1.
Blood Red Awakening
2.
Books
3.
One Of A Kind
4.
The Barfly
5.
Behold The King
6.
All But One
7.
Spotlight Agony
8.
Worm
9.
Radio Jaranski
10.
Hymn To A Dead Dog
11.
Throw A Bone
12.
Last Call

about

The Flea Pit is the brainchild of drummer/comic artist Wily van Haren (1969) and guitarist/singer Harald te Grotenhuis (1972)
The Flea Pit: A combination of Music and comic story. Their goal is to create a story where music and drawings complement each other.
The Flea Pit tells the story of Doug Jaranski, a tormented poet who is surrounded by booze and shady women. His life takes largely place in a bar called the Flea Pit. Next to barman Pete, The Flea Pit houses a strange gathering of people and creatures who appear in different guises. As the story starts to unfold the situations become more grotesque and unreal. By every page the line between reality and fantasy seems to vanish, leaving Doug trapped in dark and cold wasteland where he is confronted with his failures, lost love, the staring eyes of long dead famous poets and faces a giant mescal worm..
A word from the writers:
"The music, lyrics and drawings are constantly in motion, challenging and even provoking each other. The core of our music is certainly rooted in metal, the music we grew up to as teenagers. But just as the story, our music becomes more and more a reflection of all our influences, starting at childhood age until our adult lives.
This complete artistic freedom, not restricted by any style or genre results in a piece of art that is surely not light reading or easy listening. As it took time to piece it together, it is also demanding on the viewer/listener. We hereby challenge you!
Or as the Germans so aptly put it: Nür für Feinschmecker.
So enter the Flea-Pit, sit down at the bar, order a Wormblaster-Special, meet it’s strange and sometimes obnoxious inhabitants and ask yourself: Is it real or just a dream..

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releases January 9, 2020

Harald te Grotenhuis: vocals, guitars, bass guitar, banjo & keyboards
Wily van Haren: drums & keyboards

All drawing by Wily van Haren

weird noises, popping bottles, burps, screams, shouts, guturral grunts, occasionals farts & laughs by The Flea-Pit

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The Flea-Pit is the brainchild of drummer/comic artist Wily van Haren and guitarist/singer Harald te Grotenhuis
The Flea Pit: A combination of Music and comic story. Their goal is to create a story where music and drawings complement each other.
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