Duel - Fears of the Dead is a heavy psychedelic stoner doom metal album released on February 12, 2016 by Heavy Psych Sounds. The album was recorded and mixed by Jeff Henson at Henson Recording Studios in Austin, Texas. The album features two ex-Scorpion Child members, Tom Frank and Derek Halfmann.
The album is heavily influenced by the darker sounds of early 70's proto-metal. The music is menacing and brutally old school, with heavy, deep groove and blistering tone. The lyrics are dark and atmospheric, dealing with themes of death, fear, and the occult.
The album was well-received by critics and fans alike. It was praised for its heavy sound, its catchy hooks, and its dark atmosphere. The album was also a commercial success, reaching number 1 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart.
|Sub-Genre: Doom / Psychedelic / Stoner.|
|Catalog No: HPS035.|