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Formed in early 2010 by Pete Slate and Stephen Spillers, Druid Lord quickly gained the attention of many in the metal scene. Initially, Druid Lord set out to self-release a 4 song EP, but due to interest by labels and fans decided to proceed with a full length cd.

Recently signed to HPGD Productions, Druid Lord are scheduled to release “Hymns for the Wicked” on Oct. 31st of 2010. In addition to joining Druid Lord on bass & vocals recently, long time friend and band member Tony Blakk is handling the engineering of this deadly release. Fans of doom and old-school death metal are already hailing this release as one of the best offerings to surface in ages.

Druid Lord, interestingly enough, is comprised of three of the members of the ‘92-‘99 line-up of another well-regarded death metal act from Florida, Equinox. Pete Slate honed his skills as a member of Incubus, Acheron, Massacre and Kauldron . Tony Blakk gained respect and recognition with bands such as Acheron, Apostasy and Diabolic. Stephen Spillers was a founding member of Equinox and recorded numerous releases with the band including “Return to Mystery”, “Journey into Oblivion” and “As the Moon Swallows the Sun”.


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  • Registeel

    This shit is good!

    18 Nov 2013 Reply
  • toli420

    our best local band

    11 Oct 2013 Reply
  • MonoPeligroso

    Do I see people complaining about this sounding similar to previous artists? really? The riffs are crushing, the atmosphere is claustrophobic and the production is murky. Do you need anything more than that to enjoy a death metal album with oldschool sound? That said, awesome album.

    26 Aug 2013 Reply
  • DethGatling

    Druid Death Cult!!! Arrgg!

    1 Feb 2013 Reply
  • alexi1000

    i like them...despite influences and all...hope there' ll be some album soon...8)

    4 Dec 2012 Reply
  • GenocideGod

    Druid Death Cult has such a great atmosphere. Can't wait to see more output from these guys.

    14 Oct 2012 Reply
  • elementos

    Gods of Florida doom death!

    16 Sep 2012 Reply
  • TheLordDruid

    Hoop4Sho, I have to disagree that we rip any band off. If you would take the time to look into Druid Lord you would learn that each of our band members have been playing metal of one form or another since the 80's. The reason some listeners may find our music similar to some things they have heard is that we share like influences which reach farther back than the bands of today. Some of which include Winter, My Dying Bride, Paradise Lost, Candlemass, Dream Death- all doom bands of years past. You will also likely hear influences from Celtic Frost, Bathory, Venom, Mercyful Fate in addition to Death, Obituary, Entombed, etc. Most notably you will hear influences from Acheron and Equinox being that we were each members of one or the other. There's a difference between being influenced by and ripping off another band(s). If you don't like our music we have no problem with that- everyone has their own tastes and interests.

    13 Aug 2012 Reply
  • DisConduct

    good new ep.

    25 May 2012 Reply
  • Lucilinburhuc

    Awesome music!

    14 Jul 2011 Reply
  • Hoops4sho

    it's not that druid lord is ripping off acid witch, it's that acid witch and druid lord are ripping off the same bands as each other....

    1 Apr 2011 Reply
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    24 Mar 2011 Reply
  • Wizard-In-Black

    Not bad but a bit bland. Can definitly sense some Acid Witch/Hooded Meance in there

    25 Feb 2011 Reply
  • SovetSonic

    Who thought of this tag team tag doom metal? Not bad music, but a bit off my format (=

    8 Dec 2010 Reply
  • Jiddles

    LP, Digital and Physical, and T-Shirts available here:

    2 Dec 2010 Reply
  • beer_snob

    Excellent stuff \m/

    30 Nov 2010 Reply
  • Juggernaut140

    Gonna have to strongly disagree with that.

    21 Nov 2010 Reply
  • agymosott

    stinks like ripping off acid witch

    21 Nov 2010 Reply

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