CLOUDS TASTE SATANIC formed in Brooklyn, New York in 2013, and these four Doom Instrumentalists spent the years since steadily building a reputation as an optimum DIY underground doom band performing today. Patiently and deliberately developing a unique sound that melds riff dominated stoner rock with heavy doom. Their live show is more a multi-sensory atmospheric display, offering a true experience and companion to their albums, with a sonic melting of faces in the process.
In 2014, the band released their debut album, To Sleep Beyond The Earth. This debut, along with their second album, Your Doom Has Come (2015) and album number three, Dawn of the Satanic Age (2016), received praise from illustrious publications such as Decibel Magazine, CVLT Nation, The Sludgelord, Invisible Oranges, and many more.
CLOUDS TASTE SATANIC released their fourth album on Halloween 2017. Titled The Glitter of Infinite Hell, this record features four songs on four sides of vinyl, clocking in at just shy of 75 minutes. It harkens back to the band’s debut, To Sleep Beyond the Earth, which presented one song in four parts over two sides of vinyl. If not apparent from the title, this is a concept record referencing the Nine Circles of Hell in Dante’s Inferno. Although only four Circles are titled, each song contains shades of the nine.
Like its predecessor Dawn of the Satanic Age, TGIH was engineered and mixed by Ben Rice at Degraw Sound in Brooklyn and mastered by Alan Douches (High On Fire, Converge, Mastodon) at West West Side Music. The gate-fold cover art, “Descent Into Hell”, screams Hieronymus Bosch but is actually credited to “Follower of Bosch” (let the art world hash that one out). The inner gate-fold and sleeves representing Hell’s connection to Space are original pieces by artist Goatess Doomwych, whose work has graced numerous doom genre album covers.
All told, as Hell beckons, are you doom enough to consume?