BLOOD CEREMONY Announce The Eldritch Dark; Launch New Song
April 23, 2013, a year ago
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In late 2012/early 2013, BLOOD CEREMONY enclosed themselves within a dank, tomb-like chamber to begin preparations for their third album. After a mind-numbing spell in the analogue womb of Toronto's ProGold Studios, the band is now ready to unveil their newest musical offering: The Eldritch Dark.
Check out the new single ‘Goodbye Gemini’ below:
Recorded and mixed by producer Ian Blurton (CAULDRON, CURSED) and mastered by Canadian recording legend Nick Blagona (DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW, CRAZY WORLD OF ARTHUR BROWN), The Eldritch Dark is a full-length paean to the darker corners of folklore and legend. Containing eight tracks of black magic rock 'n' roll, the album crackles with the excitement of a nocturnal ritual.
A press release describes the album: “Tales of witch-cult gatherings in wooded glens, pacts made in torch-lit abbeys and Victorian magic are accompanied by vintage-style hard rock riffs, snaking bass lines and stirring flute melodies. The Eldritch Dark also sees the band exploring a folksier side of their sound; most evident in the hymn-like ‘Lord Summerisle’ and the murderous folk-rock epic, ‘Ballad Of The Weird Sisters’. Nineteenth century sorcerer, Oliver Haddo, makes a return appearance in the riff-hypnotic album closer, ‘The Magician’.”
Blood Ceremony will commence a North American tour in May with KYLESA, WHITE HILLS, and LAZER/WULF.