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Blood Ceremony, Canada


News: Blood Ceremony are active playing festivals throughout 2017.


Location: Toronto

Overview: Blood Ceremony are a band with one foot in the Traditional Doom Metal category (though I've seen this hotly contested) and the other in the Post psychedelic, proto progressive with female vocals category. It's a style I never seem to tire of, and Blood Ceremony are today's most prominent leader. 

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  1. I am among the ones that consider BLOOD CEREMONY as descendants of the traditional british doom metal scene. With elements of proto-prog of course, mostly Tull, early Traffic and Goliath (UK). But the foundations of their sound can be traced upon the very underrated Pagan Altar band from the NWoBHM era (more than straight Sabbath i.m.o.). Another great band that follows this tradition are UNCLE ACID and the DEADBEATS. Hammer Horror soundtrack to doom metal. Check them out if you are after the BLOOD CEREMONY sound and you won't be disappointed.

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  2. Yep - good call Spyros on Pagan Altar. I've only heard one album via CD-R by that band and promised to do a more deep dive. It's probably about time I do that! Haven't heard of Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats. Thanks for the tip!

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  3. Didn't like and have not purchase "Lord of Misrule". Couldn;t project myself listening to this album two years later. There's lot of even 2nd league original stuff -way better i.m.o.- that I don't listen that often...

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    1. And I did notice your lower grade on this one. I certainly can understand. It lacks some stand out tracks, that's for sure. I like the general sound and feel of it, so my grade was more favorable. Perhaps even biased. Definitely appreciate your insights as always though!

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