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Maestus

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Maestus Posts Full Album Online

Pacific Northwestern blackened doom collective Maestus now unveils the forlorn fruit of debut full-length, "Voir Dire."

Comprised of Stephen Parker (Arkhum) and Jarrod Hyam (Sophos), with Kenneth Parker (Grst) and Cordell Cline (Dimensionless) recently enlisted to fulfill rhythm duties, "Voir Dire" was engineered and mixed during the Summer months of 2014 at Parker's own The Wilderness Studio and delivers seventy-four minutes of heart-blistering grimness.

Comments the band, "Our residence in the often bleak Pacific Northwest helped shape the sound that reflects the band's name, a Latin word meaning 'sorrowful.' Voir Dire leads listeners down a path which forces one to address their own inner turmoil."

You can stream the entire "Voire Dire" album in the SoundCloud player below, courtesy of Decibel Magazine. Released via a joint venture between Domestic Genocide Records and Glossolalia Records, "Voir Dire" follows the release of the band's 2013-issued "Scarlet Lakes" EP. More...

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Maestus Releasing Debut Album

Pacific Northwestern blackened doom unit Maestus will unleash debut full-length, "Voir Dire," next week via a joint venture between Domestic Genocide Records and Glossolalia Records.

Comprised of Stephen Parker (Arkhum) and Jarrod Hyam (Sophos), with Kenneth Parker (Grst) and Cordell Cline (Dimensionless) recently enlisted to fulfill rhythm duties, "Voir Dire" was engineered and mixed during the Summer months of 2014 at Parker's own The Wilderness studio and delivers seventy-four minutes of heart-blistering grimness.

The album concludes with a four-part epic, "Opaque Shadows In Framed Stillness," the duration of which makes up nearly half the record's length. Mastered by Agalloch's Jason Walton at Earth In Sound in October 2014, "Voir Dire" integrates black metal, doom and ambient music.

Today you can also hear the song "Weeping Granite" online in the player below, courtesy of CVLT Nation. The "Voir Dire" track listing is as follows:

1. Shrouded by Peaks, Valleys Speak
2. Weeping Granite
3. Tears of Sky
4. Algid Lungs
Opaque Shadows In Framed Stillness:
5. I: Overcast Fields Ridden With Dew
6. II: Specie Æternitas
7. III: Water Sifting Through Iceladen Veins
7 V: Per Æternitas More...

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