EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Asbestos Worker Streams Their Entire New Album – “The Separation”


Minneapolis Noise Rock merchants Asbestos Worker will debut their new full-length album The Separation, this Friday, September 30th 2022 via Learning Curve Records! The band finds common ground with groups such as early Helmet, Unsane, Kowloon Walled City, Killdozer, Hawks, Shallow North Dakota, and others. Not just a clever name, the band’s music reflects the harshness of life and the true chosen trade of members of the band. Check out their gnarly new album before you can buy it, here at Ghost Cult!






Asbestos Worker(founded by Josh Stever) is a three piece noise rock band from Minneapolis, Minnesota- created out of necessity from the trials and tribulations of life. Debuting in March 2019, this loud, aggressive, relatable music takes influences from grindcore, punk as well as stoner, doom and thrash. Fans of Killdozer, Hawks, Shallow North Dakota, and Pissed Jeans, will find..


Asbestos Worker is:

Josh Stever on guitar and vocals

Wade Walsh on bass and vocals

Jason Peterson on drums



Jason and Josh met in the trade and are the only actual asbestos workers in the band. Wade and Jason have been making music together for years in another project called The Vaulta stoner, doom and progg metal band from Saint Paul. Asbestos Worker has two full length albums and one EP as well as numerous compilation albums including “Rhino body lover: a tribute to Shallow North Dakota” where Asbestos worker covered the song “Skid Incinerator” and “I’m the boss/You’re the boss” with Conan Neutron. Currently Asbestos Worker is celebrating the release of their new record, “The Seperation” which comes out September30th, 2022 on Learning Curve Records. ( https://www.learningcurverecords.com ) “Working class frustrations boil over on this slab of Brain Bombs esque surf rock”



Josh adds – This whole record was written and recorded in a week and a half about a month after me and my wife separated, hence the title of the record. It is essentially the soundtrack for the mental and emotional breakdown I was having at the time.



This album was recorded in 6 days under no supervision.


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