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Published on October 6th, 2017 | by Brian Coney


Album Stream: Elder Druid – Carmina Satanae

Elder Druid

Recorded at Belfast’s Start Together with Niall Doran, Carmina Satanae by Belfast sludge-doom five-piece Elder Druid marks the arrival of one of the country’s most promising low-end propositions.

Officially launched at Belfast’s Bar Sub tonight, the release filters the holy tetrad of Black Sabbath, Electric Wizard, Kyuss and Sleep across eight tracks of psych-dappled, occult-leaning heft.

Speaking to us about the dark lyricism that steers the album, guitarist Jake Wallace told us, “It gives the songs a lot more depth having stories being told underneath all the riffs and not just random babbling. Gregg has a very imaginative thought process and big, heavy fuzzed out riffs are the perfect backdrop.”

Stream the album in full via Bandcamp below.

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