SABBATH ASSEMBLY Reveal Sophomore Album Details
July 25, 2012, 7 years ago
SABBATH ASSEMBLY have announced the tracklisting and revealed the cover art for their forthcoming second album, Ye Are Gods. The album artwork can be seen below:
Ye Are Gods tracklisting:
'Let Us All Give Praise And Validation'
'We Come From The One'
'Bless Our Lord And Master'
'We Give Our Lives'
'Christ, You Bring The End'
'And The Clarion Calls'
'In The Time Of Abaddon II'
'The Love Of The Gods'
Recently, the glimpse into the magick and majesty of Ye Are Gods was revealed as 'In the Time of Abaddon II', which can be streamed in its entirety below:
Ye Are Gods is set for release on September 21st through The Ajna Offensive (for North America) and Svart Records (for Europe and the UK).
As on the Restored To One debut, released in 2010 by The Ajna Offensive, Ye Are Gods presents the hymns of the Process Church of the Final Judgment, a religious movement that emerged in the late 1960s as an apocalyptic shadow-side to the flower power and New Age movements.
Reaching beyond the scope of Restored to One, Ye Are Gods incorporates the ritual text and structure of the Process Church’s highest and holiest mass, the Sabbath Assembly liturgy from which the band is named.
Ye Are Gods is led by vocalist Jamie Myers, a veteran of HAMMERS OF MISFORTUNE (The Locust Years) and WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM (Diadem of 12 Stars, Malevolent Grain). Dave “Christian” Nuss remains drummer and co-producer.
The album features Genesis P-Orridge serving the role of High Priest(ess), aka “Sacrifist,” Eyvind Kang plays viola for the liturgical 'Declaration of the Gods', and guitarist/vocalist Imaad Wasif offers a chilling rendition of the hymn 'We Give Our Lives'. In addition, Timothy Wyllie, an original Process Church member, provides a homily from Process Church founder Robert DeGrimston’s Gods on War. Mr. Wyllie is the author of Feral House’s Love Sex Fear Death, which offers an insider’s perspective of the Church and its true leadership.
The album offers a first-ever glimpse into the Process’s most sacred liturgical text, taking the astute listener through the mysterious Gnostic journey of the unification of Christ and Satan; the bliss of total submission to the gods Jehovah, Lucifer, Satan, and Christ; the wilds of the Apocalypse and a face-to-face encounter with the Angel of Death; and finally the moment of spiritual renewal in which the Process’s “Law of the Universe” is revealed.
The influential Process Church opened chapters in London, Europe, and across the USA, dressing in black cloaks and walking the streets with German Shepherds. To promote their controversial theology, they sold intricately-designed magazines, three of which are documented in full-color reproductions in the recently issued Propaganda and Holy Writ of the Process Church of the Final Judgment (Feral House/Ajna).