Prosperity Gospel is a post-black metal band founded by Eddie Newman in 2020. The music is atmospheric and dense, while the lyrics mainly deal with existential philosophy and the horrors of late capitalism. “Violently Pulled From Bliss” was released March 31st 2021, recorded and performed entirely by Newman. After its release, a band was assembled to play the music live, and after several lineup changes, the current personnel includes D Josey – guitars, E Newman – guitars and vocals, M Bauknight – bass, & M Lambert – drums. This newest lineup is currently recording the second Prosperity Gospel LP entitled “Society of the Spectral,” due Fall of 2023 on Comfort Monk Records.
Oct. 9th, 2021 – Snug Harbor, Charlotte, NC w/ The Reticent
Feb. 14th, 2022 – New Brookland Tavern, Columbia, SC w/ Frost Coffin, Bather
Mar. 6th, 2022 – New Brookland Tavern, Columbia, SC w/ Nixil, Krypt, & Bathe
Apr. 9th, 2022 – Art Bar, Columbia, SC w/ Imprint, LMI, Bad Stars
Jun. 17th, 2022 – Snug Harbor, Charlotte, NC w/ Telepathetics, Maxuma, & Physical Digital
Nov. 17th, 2022 – Soul Bar, Augusta, GA w/ Prickly Heat, vitamin//wave
Live shows are temporarily halted while we are in studio and our guitar player is on the opposite coast.
2021 – “Violently Pulled From Bliss” – full length studio LP
2022 – “Black Metal ist Klassenkrieg!!!” – our song “Thus Far and No Further” was featured on this compilation from the Anti-Fascist Black Metal Network
2023 – “Black Metal Rainbows” – our song “Having Into Appearing” was featured on this compilation benefiting LGBTQIA youth
2023 – “Live in the Red Room” – three song live EP, recorded for WUSC-FM