Demon Lung Releasing New Album “A Dracula”

Candlelight Records today confirms June 16th as the North American release date for “A Dracula,” the second full-length album from Las Vegas-based doom metal band, Demon Lung.

Produced by Billy Anderson (Neurosis, High On Fire, Eyehategod etc.), the album will be available for preorder via Amazon, iTunes and physical retailers beginning May 26th and is available for preorder now at BandCamp.

In mid-December, Demon Lung began a second pilgrimage to Oregon to work with Anderson. At the journey’s conclusion, eight dark hymns became the “A Dracula” storyline. Using Juan L√≥pez Moctezuma’s 1977 horror film, “Alucarda,” as the album’s muse, the audio is packaged with unique original art by illustrator Joshua Foster (Pallbearer).

Drummer Jeremy Brenton notes, “When we started the writing process, we happened to be deep into an Alucarda obsession. [Vocalist] Shanda [Fredrick] sat down and made an outline for her take on the film and we all started crafting songs to flow with it. Fitting the mood of each riff and melody with the narrative was challenging but it is the most satisfying way for us to write.”

Fredrick adds, “Alucarda is a more relatable story for me than our last album’s subject matter; which made writing a lot more fun this time around. The heroine in this story is the daughter of Satan, who happens to fall in love with the purest of souls in the convent she resides. She coaxes this soul over to the dark, with only intentions of love but in doing so she dooms her to death by the hands of the nuns. The anger consumes her and she uses her dark powers to resurrect her love and together they kill the convent and then the world. So like I said… it’s a lot more fun this time around.”

The track listing is as follows:

1. Rursumque Alucarda
2. Behold, The Daughter
3. I Am Haunted
4. Gypsy Cursem
5. Deny The Savior
6. Mark Of Jubilee
7. Rursumque Adracula
8. Raped By The Serpent

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Demon Lung Issues Album Recording Update

Las Vegas-based doomsters Demon Lung have now completed initial recordings for their debut album at Sharkbite Studios, in Oakland, California. The album is currently being mixed by Billy Anderson at his studio in Portland, Oregon with an anticipated release late this Spring.

Las Vegas Weekly recently included Demon Lung on its “Top 10 Local Bands To Watch In 2013.” Drummer Jeremy Brenton confirmed to the newspaper that the album will be a concept about “the long begotten son of Satan, who’s been sent to earth to assemble the three parts of the devil’s bible so that we can speak the name of god in reverse and undo creation.” He adds, “when you say it out loud it’s pretty funny, but it’s some pretty epic shit.”

Candlelight announced the signing of Demon Lung on November 28th. On signing with Candlelight, the band notes, “we are very honored to join the Candlelight roster. To be included among such talented artists is humbling and we thank them for giving us the opportunity.”

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