Strange Aeons

by AKASAVA

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Misfit1969
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Misfit1969 I refuse to pick a favorite, this is to eclectic and good. Influences from 70's punk, to hard rock, to metal, to doom.....what can you say. It is a great album. Good stuff from France!
Grégoire Guery
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Grégoire Guery The frantic madness which is "The witch is rising" should be enough to convince you to add this to your collection! Favorite track: The Witch Is Rising.
FDJ
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FDJ This should come with a government warning, something like "Listening to AKASAVA may induce dangerous levels of headbanging and cause irreversible spine and neck injuries"
Heavy, raw and totally irresistible! Favorite track: The Witch Is Rising.
paul rote
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paul rote the reviews on their bandcamp page say it all. check it out ! Favorite track: The Witch Is Rising.
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Gods and vultures Hail the creatures Unnamable stars Lonely deserts. It's time to open your mind Crawling chaos is on time Space is devouring the wild No escape for the blind - Deeper, deeper they hide Beyond the dark The town is deaf like us Mourning the past and loss Relics of time, strange aeons It's controlling your mind Waters are tormented The fury of Nature Raging battlefield Era of disaster - Deeper, deeper they hide Beyond the stars.
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I'm the son of Bastet Bringing fire to your head I'm the thunder from hell Burning down your brain I'm the son of Bastet Rising up from the dead I'm the new preacher Making you feel higher Life is not sour When you have the fire We are the new helpers To restore the order We are the sons of Bastet Shaking your used skin We are the new providers Eternal life and dreams.
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The Witch is... RISING!
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Foggy corners and cold night She is right on my sight From ancient times and life Rising the sun at midnight - Black & White Lady Faded laces and cold smile She's whispering in the dark Some ancient words and signs Deadly symbols from the past - Black & White Lady
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01:26

about

"“The Deep” treads the same groovy path as the UK’s Cathedral circa The Ethereal Mirror while “Sons Of Bastet” maintains the pace and recalls the raw bludgeoning of The Stooges and Mc5 wrapped in a Grindhouse aesthetic. The EP’s centrepiece and noticeable highlight though is “The Witch Is Rising”, an occult-rock nightmare of ascending chords and escalating paranoia that brings to mind the work of Goblin on Dario Argento’s Suspiria soundtrack. Haunting and powerful."
- Worship Metal

"The DNA of a pretty solid doom metal band is in here somewhere"
" 'The Deep' burns along like Paul Chain writing riffs for Lee Dorian to return the favour of Lee singing on Alkahest. And it is badass.
'Sons of Bastet' mixes a Budgie groove with Londoner punk style verses and some weirdly Alice Cooper inspired vocals."
" 'Black and White Lady' provides another roaring, bluesy jam from the garden of unearthly delights - and madcap vocals that fit perfectly..."
" I can imagine the EP sticking like glue to fans of everything from Sleep and Electric Wizard to Jex Thoth and Grand Magus."
- The Heavy Metal Saloon

"‘The Deep’ blasts out like Lee Dorian singing ‘Come Together’ by the Beatles. It would certainly sit well on The White Album."
"The whiskey rough tinge absorbs you in to his realm of smoky rooms, stone cold halls and dank basement dungeons."
"‘Sons of Bastet’ breaks loose from the starter pistol like a Stooges, MC5, Blue Cheer turbo charged hot rod. It is honest greasy, dirty rock'n'roll. It excites you like rock'n'roll should do, as if it is played on the cusp of complete freedom and chaos."
"[...] An intro of guitar picks and psychedelic widdly-ness as ‘The Witch is Rising’ accompanied with breathy vocals and echo effects. The word ‘Rising’ is whispered, and any song like this, done well scares the Bejesus out of us, and this builds to a climactic swell, illustrating the title; the witch is slowly gaining power and strength..."
"This is an excellent release that is well worth exploring. Arnold’s organ comes to the fore in the final two tracks, its fragile sound reminding me of Germanic Kosmiche Rock of Ash Ra Tempel."
- Inhale The Heavy

credits

released May 26, 2015

AKASAVA are:

Louis Hauguel: Vocals, Lyrics
Arnold Lucas: Guitars, Organ
Amélie Gavalda: Bass Guitar
David Touroul: Drums

Recording by Emilien Gnis.
Mixing & Mastering by Nito Rodriguez.
Artwork by Karmazid.
Band Photos by Jade Bailleul.

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AKASAVA Le Havre, France

The band delivers mystical, foggy, atmospheric landscapes that will bring you close to the abysses of your mind and hit your soul right after. The heavy and doomy sounds are also inspired by the dark side of the 70's, lovecraftian madness, Jean Rollin & Jess Franco. ... more

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