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Pharaoh Overlord

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Finland’s Pharaoh Overlord take huge rock songs and turn them into minimal trance-inducing drones. Pharaoh Overlord features members of Circle. Their earlier records are stoner/jam rock, moving on to more experimental/space rock sounds, also incorporating krautrock, on their third full-length. On the instrumental riff-based rock album “#4” metallic tendencies began to show, which were further developed with the band’s sixth full-length “Out of Darkness”, a straight-up 80s heavy/speed metal record.

There are two “different” incarnations of the band, one written “Pharaoh Overlord” and one “Pharaoh Overlörd”, each with different lineups:

Pharaoh Overlörd:
Jussi Kangas: guitars, vocals
Jussi Lehtisalo: bass
Tomi Leppänen: drums

Discography:
-#4
-Out of Darkness

Pharaoh Overlord:
Janne Westerlund: guitars, vocals
Pekka Jääskeläinen: guitars
Julius Jääskeläinen: guitars
Jussi Lehtisalo: bass
Tomi Leppänen: drums

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  • iamholgerczukay

    Dude?! Their main pic changed, possibly for the first time in the band's history. We fear change.

    12 Feb 1:39am Reply
  • majo334

    new album 6000 km/h <3 really happy to hear something new!

    11 Nov 2014 Reply
  • Soci0path

    Whatever Pharaoh Overlord, Pharaoh Overlörd, ... just go ahead & Get your fix... // Thank you very much "Pharaoh Overlord", Outstanding 'beyond-Words' Music.

    22 Aug 2014 Reply
  • sglangdon

    I think the riff from Rodent might be the greatest riff ever... That track always leaves me wanting more.

    9 May 2014 Reply
  • Osteoperosis

    fuck me backwards this is great

    19 Feb 2014 Reply
  • BDsmoker

    Охуезная музыка. Music is fucking awesome.

    27 Sep 2013 Reply
  • Greygoo

    re: Cave of Hair. I would follow that palm muted chug into infinity.

    20 Jul 2013 Reply
  • gthain

    Kraut-Space-prog whatever...Skreak! https://soundcloud.com/skreakgermany/sets/skreak

    23 May 2013 Reply
  • Son_Of_KAI-us

    cave of hair <3

    12 Apr 2013 Reply
  • Jonsku

    'Horn' available on CD soon! http://www.ektrorecords.com/shop/

    18 Jan 2013 Reply
  • kurepchik

    this music is pure dark magic

    25 Dec 2012 Reply
  • knaaq

    songs on split with Grails are awesome.

    24 Nov 2012 Reply
  • Smirnon

    Palmu whoaaaaa .... very Time Machines-ish

    7 Nov 2012 Reply
  • Medullac

    my head gettin stoned

    27 Sep 2012 Reply
  • Ghaassas

    #4 (and Out of Darkness) is an album by Pharaoh Overlörd, not Pharaoh Overlord. They're different bands/projects, they even have a different guitarist. That's why they also sound different. So, basically the only real departure from the usual Pharaoh Overlord sound is Siluurikaudella.

    4 Sep 2012 Reply
  • ZSRR

    Holy shit, I totally left this band for dead after listening to "#4". Then I listen to "Horn" and "Lunar Jetman" just out of curiosity and JESUS FUCKING CHRIST, THEY'RE BACK, THEY'RE BACK I'M GONNA CUMMMMMMMMMMSKDJSKDJOASJDIOasjoidjaseurweiojfasd;lfs;flas;kfsdoisds's'd''

    27 Aug 2012 Reply
  • Smirnon

    your perception of what is annoying is pretty messed up dude

    25 Jul 2012 Reply
  • dnametaphysics

    Lunar Jetman sounded similar to the most annoying sound in the world fagged out

    14 Jul 2012 Reply
  • robbyb0t

    Lunar Jetman is sweeping me off my feet. so refreshingly hypnotic and heavy

    2 Jul 2012 Reply
  • Smirnon

    this band's main pic is never gonna change is it :)

    9 May 2012 Reply
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