Swedish epic doom metal legends Sorcerer made quite an impact with their Metal Blade debut “In The Shadow Of The Inverted Cross” which was released in March of this year. Today Sorcerer unleashes the second video of this majestic doom opus.
Check out the video for ‘Prayers For A King’ below.
Comments of the band on the video: “Making this video was the brainchild of Daniel Nyqvist, he did a great job! We tried to reflect the story from the lyrics and Daniel made a fantastic job on this video. ‘Prayers For A King’ is one of the more epic and gloomy songs on the album,
01/11/15 NL – Rotterdam – Dutch Doom Days
20/11/15 DE – Würzburg – Hammer of Doom
27/11/15 DE – Dortmund – Leafmeal
10-13/03/16 UK – Haven Holidays Park – Hammerfest
Sorcerer was formed in Stockholm, Sweden in 1988 but disbanded after two demos in 1992. Both demos are considered true Doom Metal classics and have been released on CD in 1995. In 2010 the band came back together to play the Hammer of Doom festival in Germany and a year later the Up The Hammers festival in Athens, Greece. Both shows were received extremely well and the thoughts of putting together a new album started to take form. In the end it took over two years to write, arrange and record it but the result is nothing but pure, heavy epic doom metal.
The process of putting all bits and pieces together and making it ready formix and mastering was the work of drummer Robert Iversen, also a very fine recording engineer, who was acting as the spider in the recording web. The album was mastered by Jens Bogren (Opeth, Amon Amarth, Devin
Anders Engberg – vocals
Kristian Niemann – guitars
Peter Hallgren – guitars
Johnny Hagel – bass
Robert Iversen – drums