Demon Lung‘s debut LP, The Hundredth Name, is a doom album constructed around a grand concept. Yes, it is a doom LP that incorporates some of the genre fundamentals and takes its cues from Candlemass and Coven’s ceremonial sense of theater, but lyrically it follows a tantalizing narrative wherein (loosely speaking) Satan’s long-lost kid is cast out to Earth to learn God’s tongue, speak it in reverse and undo creation. Et Voila! Armageddon.
Gnarly, huh? But it’s the sort of fate you’d envisage for mankind if you grew up in Las Vegas. Just ask Demon Lung’s vocalist Shanda Fredrick. Born and raised in the neon fleshpot, she is perfectly placed to deliver the story through Demon Lung’s riff-heavy dark hymns. 

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