Later this month, occult doom rock alchemists ALBEZ DUZ will unleash the brooding fruit of their Wings Of Tzinacan full-length. As a precursor to its official unveiling, the band is pleased to share “Our Lord The Flayed One” for public consumption.
Issues vocalist Alfonso Brito, “‘Our Lord…” was born as an extremely slow doom song, but after being playing with the tempo and tonality, we decided to make it faster, and the feeling was just great! That’s why this is the first song of our new album that we included in our live set.”
Hear “Our Lord The Flayed One,” currently streaming at Rock Hard at THIS LOCATION.
And if you missed it, lose yourself in the chest-caving sounds of ALBEZ DUZ’s epic “Sacred Flame,” still streaming at Decibel at THIS LOCATION.
Wings Of Tzinacan will see release via Listenable Records in Europe on October 21st, 2016 followed by a North American release of October 28th, 2016. Preorder bundles are currently available at THIS LOCATION.
Emerging from the dark corners of Berlin in 2006, ALBEZ DUZ – old High German for “swan” (Albex) and “noisiness” or “rush” “Duz” – was forged by Eugen “Impurus” Herbst initially as a one-man side project. The band’s ominous debut was recorded in 2009 with singer Lars Kaeding. Following Kaeding’s death however, the band stepped into the shadows for the next three years. With a lingering fire and purpose, Herbst continued to write for ALBEZ DUZ and, after an exhaustive search, crossed paths with Alfonso Brito whose voice seemed destined for the project. In September 2014, the duo brought the band’s second album The Coming Of Mictlan to life via Iron Bonehead Records and Archaic Sound. They began performing live shortly after.
ALBEZ DUZ has since shared the stage with iconic acts such as Primordial and Swans as well as other rising talent including Bölzer, Ascension, and Hexvessel. In a short time, the Berliners established themselves as a force in the European underground and elicited high praise from both critics and audiences alike. ALBEZ DUZ recently completed its third full-length album, the thundering Wings Of Tzinacan, at The Source Studios Munich with producer and audio engineer Michael Zech (Secrets Of The Moon, Triptykon, Ascension etc.) at the helm. Guitarist Julia Neuman has joined their ranks, solidifying the band as an unstoppable power trio.
With a twilight performance at the prestigious Speckjaga Funkenflug Festival already checked off the band’s list in 2016, and other appearances scheduled, ALBEZ DUZ is burning its flame higher and brighter, ready to cast a spell on the globe and initiate a new chapter in doom. The gates are open! Fans of Saint Vitus, Count Raven, Tiamat, Hawkwind, Jex Thoth, Pentagram, and the like have been warned.