Astral Death Cult is the second full-length album from DÖ, a riff-praising, cosmos-worshipping trio from Helsinki, Finland. This vicious death cult lead by Big Dog (guitar), Joe E. Deliverance (drums) and Deaf Hank (vox & bass) feeds on dark astral energy and compresses it into what they call “döömer” – a unique northern mix of stoner, doom, sludge, and psychedelic elements with hints of death / black metal. The lyrical themes the album have evolved from mysticism, misanthropy, and anti-religiousness towards saluting the great forces of nature and the void that surrounds us. Astral Death Cult releases on the 20th September 2019 on vinyl via Lay Bare Recordings and cassette via Mercyful Tapes as well as all digital platforms.
DÖ has slowly but steadily grown the global congregation of döömernauts through a series of independent releases and by touring around Finland and the Baltics, receiving praise from both fans and media all around the world.
Including the bands EP’s, Astral Death Cult is their 5th release in total, as with the previous productions, drums, guitar and bass were recorded live to get the genuine dynamics of the trio on each track. The result is an album that collides earthy northern tone, riffs heavy as a neutron star and lyrics that praise the great cosmic forces.
Hail Cosmos! We’re all döömed!