Elder (band)

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These guys are deserving of your attention if you enjoy heavy rock / metal. Power trio from New England.

calstars, Saturday, 4 April 2015 11:52 (two years ago) Permalink

I specialize in elder law

sʌxihɔːl (Ward Fowler), Sunday, 5 April 2015 08:58 (two years ago) Permalink

two weeks pass...

Listened to the album with live jazz in the background and it sounded a little like King Crimson

calstars, Friday, 24 April 2015 21:47 (two years ago) Permalink

two years pass...

New album June 2!

calstars, Sunday, 30 April 2017 17:38 (three weeks ago) Permalink

whoa I didn't know there's an Elder thread!

LORE is one of the great rock records of the decade.

and live, the band is *jaw-dropping*

alpine static, Sunday, 30 April 2017 22:20 (three weeks ago) Permalink

Psyched.

o. nate, Monday, 1 May 2017 00:07 (three weeks ago) Permalink

Wow this band is good

I like music from the Elder

blonde redheads have more fun (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Monday, 1 May 2017 00:19 (three weeks ago) Permalink

they are incredible. and young!

second-best set i saw at last year's Psycho Las Vegas (behind Tribulation).

alpine static, Monday, 1 May 2017 00:35 (three weeks ago) Permalink

I effused over Elder on one of the year-end metal poll threads, but I didn't know they had their own thread, haha. Never seen them live, and I live an hour from Boston. Also I had to buy my copy of Lore from Germany because I couldn't figure out how to get one from Armageddon Shop, which is within a three hour drive for me. I kind of hope this new one comes out on a real label instead of an underground record shop.

Guy Pidgeotto (Tom Violence), Monday, 1 May 2017 04:54 (three weeks ago) Permalink

Pedal steel on the new one

calstars, Monday, 1 May 2017 10:45 (three weeks ago) Permalink

it's funny these guys aren't more well known...seem like they would appeal to ppl who like Baroness, Mastodon or Pallbearer

blonde redheads have more fun (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Tuesday, 2 May 2017 18:31 (three weeks ago) Permalink

I listen to them more than the first two of those, tbh. Haven't heard the new one yet, though.

My Body's Made of Crushed Little Evening Stars (Sund4r), Tuesday, 2 May 2017 18:32 (three weeks ago) Permalink

To my ears they're in the same league as those three in terms of accessibility and mainstream appeal so yeah, not sure. They probably just need to stick around a bit longer and have some luck with publicity etc.

calstars, Tuesday, 2 May 2017 20:43 (three weeks ago) Permalink

they aspire to the ranks of wobbler imho

\m/

reggie (qualmsley), Tuesday, 2 May 2017 20:54 (three weeks ago) Permalink

Pre-order is just $10, and they'll ship it the week before release: http://armageddonlabel.bigcartel.com/product/elder-reflections-of-a-floating-world-cd-digipack

Fastnbulbous, Wednesday, 3 May 2017 13:34 (three weeks ago) Permalink

Thanks fast
Maybe I should buy this on cassette, I bet it would sound great

calstars, Wednesday, 3 May 2017 13:49 (three weeks ago) Permalink

All four albums, plus the highly recommended Spires Burn EP are all available on the site too. Even back in 2012 seeing them live was life changing. They hit the fuzzy sweet spot and massage it with sub-bass tones like no other. I don't know why another label hasn't snatched them up, perhaps Elder prefer it this way? Would love it if they brought somewhat under appreciated Boston area band Magic Circle on their next US tour -- two very different approaches to doom.

Fastnbulbous, Wednesday, 3 May 2017 13:58 (three weeks ago) Permalink

I'm on my second listen of a preview stream of the new one, very happy with it.

Can also get dls of previous albums here: https://beholdtheelder.bandcamp.com/album/reflections-of-a-floating-world

Fastnbulbous, Wednesday, 3 May 2017 19:39 (three weeks ago) Permalink

jealous! Yo hook me up bra

calstars, Wednesday, 3 May 2017 22:08 (three weeks ago) Permalink

i was a little put off when they sent a stream rather than a d/l ... but i'll get over it (and buy the LP) :)

i don't have time to really type out thoughts on this, but per this band getting a break, getting good pub, snatched up by a label, putting stuff out thru Armageddon, etc. ... i have my suspicions that they have a pretty atypical view of all that stuff (i.e. the business of being in a band).

i interviewed Nick once but didn't talk to him about it. if i ever get another chance, i'd ask him.

alpine static, Wednesday, 3 May 2017 23:34 (three weeks ago) Permalink

DiSalvo!

calstars, Sunday, 7 May 2017 22:41 (two weeks ago) Permalink

from: https://beholdtheelder.bandcamp.com/album/reflections-of-a-floating-world

Europe/World: www.stickman-records.com/shop/elder-reflections-of-a-floating-world/

North America: Bandcamp is a bully and won't allow us to link directly to another store. Please find the Armageddon Label bigcartel website with a google search. Thanks for nothin, bandcamp.

alpine static, Monday, 8 May 2017 15:08 (two weeks ago) Permalink

Who even knows what the new one is,
Some
Other kind of music

c (calstars), Saturday, 20 May 2017 00:39 (six days ago) Permalink

Staving off truth

c (calstars), Saturday, 20 May 2017 00:39 (six days ago) Permalink

(Acoustic interludes)

c (calstars), Saturday, 20 May 2017 00:43 (six days ago) Permalink

My apologies for the above...

calstars, Sunday, 21 May 2017 21:29 (five days ago) Permalink

These guise are just my heroes

calstars, Sunday, 21 May 2017 22:22 (five days ago) Permalink


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