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Vestal Claret

Vestal Claret

Rock / NWOBHM Naugatuck, CT  US


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    VESTAL CLARET'S "BLOODBATH" full length on double LP still for sale: http://cyclopeanrecords.com/index.php?/store/shop/
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    Vestal Claret
    Vestal Claret/Ungod Split cassette: EVIL COMES TO YOU 2 WAYS! 4 brand new tracks from each band. Vestal Claret's occult take on NWOBHM vs. Ungod's raw/unholy conviction to black metal ala Venom, Celtic Frost, Bathory, and Mercyful Fate. Professionally manufactured white chrome cassettes with brown ink in oversized case with double sided full color cover. SOLD OUT! Digital download available.
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    http://novisiblescars.bandcamp.com/album/lost-loved-ones-ep Download the sold out "Lost Loved Ones EP" plus bonus covers tracks for free! Special permission granted by Phil Swanson(Vestal Claret) to circulate this EP once more, this time via a free download with the inclusion of unreleashed cover songs! -Final farewell Vestal Claret recording. -Features the vocals of Phil Swanson(Upwards of Endtime, Seamount, , Hour of 13, Briton Rites, NightBitch) -Anti-Christian, Occult, Satanic heavy metal. -This EP features the material which was planned for the split vinyl LP with Hour Of 13th. Re-mixed and mastered and pressed on c-52 red chrome 24Cr tapes.Exclusive to this free download are 3 covers songs from: Thelema, Skin Yard, and Lubricated Goat. -Orignal tape release was October of 2009. Limited to 100 copies and packaged a Vestal Claret 1' pin and 4X4 patch www.myspace.com/vestalclaret www.facebook.com/pages/Vestal-Claret/180027798685627 www.reverbnation.com/vestalclaret
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Label: NoVisible Scars

Bio: Vestal Claret was created in 2005 by Phil Swanson with Simon Tuozzoli as an idea to an occult heavy metal / death rock project. Simon was running the studio Phil was recording at and asked if he would take part in the Vestal Claret recordings. "Blood Oath" and "The Templars Idol" were the first t...See Full Bio



“An almost doom metal intro shortly gives way to a chugging riff overlaid with a searing lead, soon joined by Swanson’s Ozzy’s ghost wailing vocals, all of it carrying an oppressive and downright claustrophobic feel to it that is well set off by the urgent and crisp drums of Mike Petrucci. And all that works extremely well. There are downright searing guitar harmonies slammed against lead weight riffing, drum cannons to the left and right, vocals desperate and evil, and bass pulsing and malevolent. This is metal as it was meant to be folks.”

— HellRide Music


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