Chang Ffos
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Chang Ffos


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"Wall of noiiiiiiiiiiiiise!"

Wall of noiiiiiiiiiiiiise! Ahem. Chang Ffos are an interesting proposition. Introducing something which sounds like a stoners wet dream is a difficult task, but Ill give it a go. CF combine the heaviness of Converge with bass lines which remind me (in parts) of QOTSAs first album, covered with superfluous lashings of Scandinavian metallic weirdness. Relentless and overly distorted guitars give a nightmarish feel to proceedings and vocals are frequently drawn out to the limits of their frontman...' -

"Save the ROCK!!!"

'...For one we both obviously ignored the fact that there always was heavily distorted and pounding guitar music all the time, even after AmRep-records closed their doors and Killdozer stopped touring. For second, if you add early Neurosis into a matrix with the other two bands mentioned above youll get a pretty close picture of what Chang Ffos are about. (Actually, one should always write the mighty Chang Ffos, to keep things in the right perspective.)...'

'...Maybe this record after all is too big and heavy for regular metal. (Those dudes with the leather and spikes and make up always seemed like a parade of sissy masketeers to me anway.) It has this double bass drum, demonic screaming, fine subsonic bass harmonies appeal, where a song changes in tone and speed quite quickly if necessary and wallowing in big blasts of distorted sound and clean noise is always a welcome excuse for not doing something else. Any blast to the rotten, stagnating corpse of metal and heavy music in general is a good thing, if we dont want to be flooded with more boring and generic records...' - Craked Webzine

"The strangest music"

Definitely the strangest music that I've ever been sent for a live4metal review. This really isn't like anything Ive ever heard, which is a crying shame really because it makes it difficult to put into words exactly what youre getting with Chang FFOS [just a little remark by the band - WHY can't they SPELL us proper, like 'Foss', or they put 'Ffos' in caps. i'll never understand that]...'

'...Aside from the production issues going on here, the music itself is truly eclectic. Honestly, it borrows from so many different genres that you end up feeling as though youre listening to a kind of psychedelic doom mush, too prog to be doom, to doom to be Witchcraft!..' -

"Quirky, forceful take on sludge/noise metal"

I heard a demo by Chang Ffos back in 2004 and was impressed by their quirky, forceful take on sludge/noise metal...'

Imagine Kyuss meets Converge, with the thick riffs of the former and the swinging rhythms of the latter. Early Clutch also comes to mind. The riffs are brutish and dissonant, but what drives things is the Brann-Dailor-on-downers drumming of Nikola B. Singer Ivan E tends to disregard bar lines, which takes getting used to, but which heightens the off-kilter attack. The recording is nice and beefy, with mastering by Steve Austin (of Today Is the Day fame). Fans of Orange and Sunn amp'd bands will like this...' - Stylus Magazine


demo stage. 3 well recieved demo's which helped band recieve couple of awards at local bands competitions and even won some hearts in international rock/metal underground comunities and professional circles around the world. They were a catalyst to band's touring around Europe.

relelase of 'Trust This Arcane Device' album on croatian/slovenian Moonlee Records on CD and austrian Interstellar Records on vinyl.

A compilation on swedish Speakerphone Records is in plans.



band's bio on Moonlee Records website:

CHANG FFOS are heavy. Not the kinda heavy you're used to. They're heavier than that. Period. Imagine all the steel Sweden has to offer, multiply that with a million and you might get a picture of how heavy this psychedelic rock meets sludge meets hardcore meets doom meets noise outfit is. They've been around for over ten years, rocking all over the place and touring. Unlike most of the bands CHANG FFOS took their time to create a true masterpiece. They refused to follow typical routine most bands follow, instead of rushing into a full length debut album, and then, after a year or two saying: "Ehh fuck it, it sounds shitty, but it was a first full length we did, so we're forgiven" - they created a piece of art that will be truly amazing till infinity. Mr. Moonlee of the Moonlee Records was fortunate enough to meet the band, see their outstanding live performances and finally release it.

These four guys are something special, I'm telling you. Words can't describe the uniqueness nor the heaviness CHANG FFOS provides. Playing custom made baritone guitar with custom made amps and cabinets, pounding the sea of cymbals and toms, rocking the bass that makes your intestines go whoa and screaming the lungs out the way they haven't been screamed before. That's a decent start to describe them, but we covered only 5% of what you will get listening to their full length or seeing them perform live.


Imagine Neurosis' heaviness, Converge's energy, Today Is The Day's craziness and the atmosphere provided by Kyuss, and you're on your good way to enter the temple of CHANG FFOS.

The aforementioned debut full length was recorded at Kozmo studio in May of 2005. The recording session was done on a 2" tape and was handled by Mr. Jomi Ajjomi of the infamous Analena and Lunar. Mr. Steve Austin, of the legendary Today Is The Day and owner of the Austin Enterprise, took care of the mastering. The album was titled Trust This Arcane Device clocking over 45 minutes wrapped up in 9 songs of sheer brutality.

At the end of the day it's really hard to believe that Ashas, Alen, Nikola and Ivan, four innocent individuals, created such a soul torturing monster called Trust This Arcane Device.