The Mylene Sheath has unveiled a new release tonight from Boston, MA’s Lavinia. The bunch is comprised of members from various bands; most on The Mylene Sheath label: Nate Shumaker (ex-Eksi Ekso, On Fire) on guitar and vocals, Alex Mihm (Eksi Ekso) on drums, Philip Jamieson (Caspian) moves to guitar instead of bass, and John Helmig (formerly of Everdown, Crown Vict) plays bass.

Within this package you will receive: Four 7″s; All 3 variants + a TEST PRESSING!, a pre-order exclusive t-shirt, a Mylene Sheath 45 Adapter, and a few other goodies that they’ll toss in with each order!!

The details down below spell it all out really well.

Check this stuff out and snag some ultra limited releases!!

You can also buy these individually HERE (except the Test Pressing which is exclusive to the Package Deal).

As for the vinyl, here’s the pressing information:

Test Press Edition (limited to 43)

test press

White w/ Black Splatter (limited to 100)


Half White/Half Black (limited to 100)


Black/White Swirl (limited to 300)


The Details


Here is the Take Shelter package deal that includes the following kick assage:

- Preorder-exclusive Lavinia Take Shelter T-shirt

- Lavinia Take Shelter 7" (all three colors)

- Lavinia Take Shelter 7" TEST PRESS

- Mylene Sheath 45 Adapter

- Various posters, stickers, pins, etc

This package will only be available until one of the included items sells out, so jump on it!

"Following their harrowing 2010 debut EP "There Is Light Between Us", Lavinia returns with their follow-up 7", "Take Shelter". Once again featuring Nate Shumaker (ex-Eksi Ekso, On Fire) on guitar and vocals and Alex Mihm (Eksi Ekso) on drums, this time Philip Jamieson (Caspian) moves to guitar instead of bass, and John Helmig (formerly of Everdown, Crown Vict) plays bass. The two new songs push even further into the bleak territory explored on the debut, with a heavier backdrop this time around. The band starts things out with the beautifully haunting "New Blood", as the shimmering guitars gradually ascend into crunchier, nastier terrain before subsiding to allow space for Shumakers refrained vocal passages, then culminating in the heaviest sound the band has ever achieved. Then you're greeted with the sorrow of "Halo", which builds up at a dreamy pace before it chugs and crushes like a forest of falling and colliding trees, a driving close-out to the 7". In addition to his bass duties, Helmig also recorded the songs at Verse Media in Manchester, NH, then they were sent off to Jason Martin (Starflyer 59) for mastering. "Take Shelter" will be released worlwide both digitally and on limited edition vinyl May 28th via The Mylene Sheath."

Price $39.99

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