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GREEN LUNG to host exclusive Primordial Radio Residency

Published / Tue 31 Oct 2023

GREEN LUNG to host exclusive Primordial Radio Residency

Photo: GREEN LUNG to host exclusive Primordial Radio Residency  /  Credit: Green Lung

Primordial Radio is proud to announce that Occult rock darlings GREEN LUNG will be taking part in the next Radio Residency.

Hosted by presenter Adam Whalley, the Radio Residency will air every Wednesday with Tom Templar (Vocals) and Scott Black (Guitar) joining Adam to play tracks from their new album This Heathen Land set for release on November 3rd via Nuclear Blast Records alongside some of their all-time favourite records.

Listen To The Green Lung Residency

To listen, simply tune into on Wednesday 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd of November 2023 from 10:00am (GMT).

If you miss any of the shows you can listen back on-demand below.

Speaking about the single Maxine (Witch Queen), vocalist Tom Templar comments:

We’ve celebrated British witchcraft in our lyrics since our first EP, and with this new single we wanted to celebrate the most iconic witch of the modern era – Maxine Sanders. The High Priestess at the heart of Alexandrian Witchcraft, Maxine is an unsung national treasure, and one of the first people to connect genuine witchcraft with rock ‘n roll back in the early Seventies. ‘Maxine (Witch Queen)’ is a love song to Maxine from the perspective of a member of her coven, and melds pounding riffage with psyched-out combo organs and stacked, multi-layered vocal harmonies.

We were honoured to have several members of Maxine’s real life coven appear in the music video, and advise on the ritual elements. Ultimately, the song is intended as a celebration of Maxine Sanders, which we hope will introduce new initiates to her life’s work, and help her legend to live on.

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This Heathen Land is the most complete manifestation of the band’s vision to date, fulfilling their long-held goal to, in the words of vocalist Tom Templar“create the definitive soundtrack to the folk horror film in our heads.” On This Heathen Land, the band have forged a sound and identity that is entirely their own, while maintaining the Sabbathian heaviness and addictive songcraft which made their previous albums so beloved in the metal underground. From the cover art to the vinyl inserts and lyrical themes, This Heathen Land is a painstakingly-researched and executed heavy metal love letter to the folkloric landscape of the UK.

This Heathen Land was produced by Wayne Adams at Bear Bites Horse Studios and was mixed by Tom Dalgety (Opeth, Clutch, Ghost).

Pre-order This Heathen Land here:

GREEN LUNG have a host of live dates confirmed for the rest of the year, including their largest headline tour to date across the UK. Make sure to catch the band at one of these dates for the first chance to hear songs from This Heathen Land.

Green Lung UK Tour

November / December 2023

22.11 – Glasgow, Cathouse
23.11 – Manchester, Gorilla
24.11 – Nottingham, Rescue Rooms
25.11 – Sheffield, Corporation
26.11 – Bristol, Thekla
30.11 – Wolverhampton, KK’s Steel Mill
01.12 – Norwich, Arts Centre
02.12 – Southampton, Joiners
03.12 – Brighton, Patterns
10.12 – London, Scala

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