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Wereserpents 20:26
We have to go to mighty ocean Unseen unheard the Call to follow Last men on Earth as unique bearers Of serpent code Human will no longer be Wereserpent crawls towards the sea Serpent Masters Highest Creatures They arrived from distant spheres Giant spaceship Lurked among Atlantic deeps Serpent Masters Dark-green Comers They will take the chosen ones But the others Will go mad and soon be gone Human will no longer be Wereserpent dives into the sea Serpent Masters Highest Creatures They do not attack and kill Mental impact Lets the chaos be unleashed Serpent Masters Dark-green Comers They switch on the Artefact Waves of ruin Crumbling cities burn afar Our Masters They call us We feel it And taste the air by tongues Our Masters They call us We feel it Transforming has begun We come to shore of sacral ocean Replaced by scale our skin is molting We creep on sand, half men half reptiles They wait for us... Human will no longer be Wereserpents leave this galaxy
It was born ageless Wreckless it was built Nothing can raze it Crimson megalith Countless crowds stare at Grave from stones dark red One man cemetery Countless crowds mistake Mission of this grave Spawned ill energy It was born dismal Harmful it was tuned No one can defile Guarded occult tomb At the dawn of red plague When the bald idol fell Scarlet priests kept his corpse Soon the grim shrine arose Teraphim put inside Northernmost stone dust And the great poet's blood As prescribes arcane rite His head is hollow except golden rhombus This retranslator bears signs cabbalistic The putrefaction's black spirit is spreading Behold, right corner is mown and recessed One thorn to ray, two notches take Streams from the deadhome swap vital powers So machine works and priests prevail Eternal granite and reinforced concrete All rots and wears out though has not to do that But priests (are) aware of, on time overhauling You enter shadowed hall of the deadman And go downstairs to ghostly light Embalmed cadaver through sarcophagus Is drawing out your power now... One day black clouds darken azure skies From the river monstrous serpent comes Huge and hungry it crawls to the shrine Nothing can thwart legendary crime One day black clouds darken azure skies From the river monstrous serpent comes Jaws grind grave slabs with stentorian sound Once great tomb is totally devoured
Black Sun's rise Black is mine Fear me not I am (your) Light


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"Take a dive into the deep realms of space with Old Sea and Mother Serpents new release entitled Plutonian.

This fuzz laden record is a measly four songs that amass 1 hour and 18 minutes of heavy stoner doom.

@osamsband have a habit of stretching out their songs and letting them slowly unfold. They take you from a heavy onset of doom to reveal their true nature layer by layer, introducing lead lines or added elements in the mix.

The opening track takes an approach based off of a fuzzy rhythmic passage, and a glorious lead line that pops up from time to time. Eventually the vocals appear in almost a whispered scream, which inherently screams of doom.

This record is heavy and full of crunch, but the beauty of it is the sparing use of clean passages. The first real taste of cleans appears in the opening of the third track - and leads to a slow build of sound and we return to the true nature of this record, dropped down heavy doom chords.

The only real gripe I have with this record is the elongated outro from Subterranean Solstice. I'm a huge fan of long tracks, but a 5-minute outro based off of one reverberated fuzzy note took me out of the experience slightly.

Plutonian is a great mix of pure in your face heavy metal, with a bunch of spaced out elements and intricacies just slightly thrown here and there. Add to that the subtle tempo changes that allow tracks to add pace in their latter stages, and you get a pretty fine record.

8/10" doombox_metal review

"The Russian scene has been flourishing for quite some time now; stoner/doom/sludge band Old Sea and Mother Serpent helps prove that point with their 2nd album..." Rob Hammer
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"From Yegoryevsk, Russia, here you are astonishing experimental psychedelic stoner / sludge doom / drone two-piece Old Sea and Mother Serpent, with their brand new astounding full-length “Plutonian”, out January 1st 2021!" Morpheus

"Check out this heavy slice of Doom/Sludge/Stoner Metal from Old Sea and Mother Serpent.

A huge sounding album running for 78 minutes. These Russian Doomsters know what they're doing by playing some bleak psychedelic sounds." Outlaws Of The Sun

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"Russian Progressive Doomsters Old Sea And Mother Serpent new album Plutonian aims high in the Progressive Rock/Metal stakes with an album that runs past the 78 minutes mark. This is a record that is very expansive from the start and sees the band move across the many different creative waves and flows that Doom, Sludge and Stoner Metal have to offer. The record is full of down-tuned and heavy FUZZY sounds that have a really powerful “DIRGE” approach to them.

Old Sea And Mother Serpent don’t make it easy for the listener when experiencing this album. As the 4 tracks offer range from 11 minutes to 25 minutes in length. The songs are structured in a complex way that sees the band play a fine balance of aggressively heavy riffs to the more quieter Post-Rock/Post-Stoner sounds that is quite soulful in places.

The opening song of Wereserpents is extremely flamboyant with it’s delicious use of Distorted Riffs and Progressive Vocals to match. Old Sea And Mother Serpent offer a more standard approach of Doom, Sludge and Stoner Metal against other Russian bands I’ve heard recently and I will say these guys are perhaps one of the best bands from the Russian Doom Metal scene I’ve came across and this song proves why. The different styles of music the band employ here is quite captivating and when the band starts playing a more Psychedelic Drone style of music then that’s where best riffs start to appear.

Second song – The Scrag Temple – has some FUZZ drenched Electric Wizard/Black Sabbath amplifier worship appearing first thing and the music is deeply BASS HEAVY. The music can be quite powerful and deafening so be prepared for a richer and fuller sound being played at high volume levels. The song once again is Progressive and multi-layered with the band playing at their own pace. The atmosphere becomes slightly more volatile and pitch black with the vocals slowly drifting in and out on certain parts of the song.

Old Sea And Mother Serpent carry on this style of music for another 32 minutes on the final two songs of Subterranean Solstice and It Seems We Need Help Of A Wizard. This part of the album may become slightly Over The Top but the band play to their strengths playing more outlandish distorted and violent FUZZIER grooves.

The band could have played some faster riffs here and there. As the slow-paced atmosphere can become tiresome towards the end of the album though there is more than enough great riffs to keep you entertained throughout the epic 78 minute runtime..

If you’re a fan of CONAN, Electric Wizard and Black Sabbath then Plutonian is a record you should seriously start investing your time with.

Excellent and Highly Recommended." Steve Howe

The Chronicnaut Collective review by Noah Nihility Zalve
"Nothing screams Odyssean quite like sinuous serpent appendages writhing as a deluge lashes at the mountainside. You may need to check your fuzz gauge’s warranty after your journey becomes but a thing of the past, for this is heaven for the lovers of all that is “bushy.”

“Wereserpents” and “The Scrag Temple” both take their time evolving and fixate on pulling us into the caliginous ocean depths through the agency of girthy licks. It is not until the later stages of these songs that we see that these serpent riders are capable of creating soundscapes that are musing, and they achieve this via a guitar that isn’t tuned in a sludgy way. I wish they had opted to place that guitar on top of the rest of the instruments more often, for it seems to add some needed respite from the unrelenting clobber fest that the record enacts.

“It Seems We Need Help of a Wizard” is the only number here that I fully enjoy, not least because of the anti-sludgy guitars, which dance with the baleful fuzz harmoniously. That which is achieved by this union is pleasing and brings vigor to the record. No stage of its evolution overstays its welcome. Despite being the most “transient” tune here, it is the most mercurial of the bunch. Ergo, it is the least predictable. It is a meandering adventure.

“Plutonian” is a decent voyage that will primarily appeal to those who are enamored of the likes of “Electric Wizard” and other bands that tend to wring out their fuzzometers until they’re completely bereft.

Rating: 6.0/10
For fans of: Electric Wizard, Yob, and El Jefazo " Highlights Of January:
"So impressive. Colossal and epic with it’s 78 minutes. But the thing is, it doesn’t feel that long at all, because this is an extremely well composed album. Plutonian is an endless flow of cool riffs, both as asphyxiatingly heavy stoner doom and more low-key atmospheric doom. I’m so glad I found this, because no one seems to write about it. Let’s change that now." review:
"Crank this to 9 of 11 - Editors' Pick

Track Overview:
1. Wereserpents (20:26)
A tremendous opening song that flows with drowning sludge and ominous doom. Vocals remind us of Kirk Windstein of Crowbar fame.

2. The Scrag Temple (25:42) Standout Track
More downtrodden psychedelic doom. One would think that after 45 minutes of heavy sludge on the first two songs is tiresome... hell no, this is some mesmerizing shit. Plus, we love the slight vocal change. Just when you thought the song carries on with this spiraling doom, they introduce a sweet stoner doom vibe in last 4 minutes... amazing!

3. Subterranean Solstice (21:19)
21 more minutes of beautiful psych doom. This one is instrumental and will whisk you away.

4. It Seems We Need Help of a Wizard (11:00)
Another blistering heavy instrumental with some upbeat stoner vibes. Look out at the 4:47 mark of the song, the tempo changes into some amazing stoner doom vibe with addicting galloping riffs. Some of the finest stoner metal we have heard early in this year.

Album Nuggets
Plutonian has a mammoth production, you would never know this is a two-piece band.

4 tracks running at a whopping 78:17 minutes and does not tire out what so ever.

Recorded, mixed & mastered in January- June 2019 at 4ymak Records by Alex Chumakov.

Brew Pairing
We are going with a sea creature theme here. Pick up some Lord Octopus by Hop Butcher For The World Brewing in Illinois. This 7.5% IPA is very crisp and and tropical, a great sidekick while drowning in the heavy fuzz of Plutonian."

Portuguese review by Fernando Ferreira
"Olhando para a discografia dos russos Old Sea And Mother Serpent, até se fica a pensar que o facto deste segundo álbum surgir em 2021 depois da estreia em 2012 não é de todo uma coincidência. Isto ganha ainda mais força quando há todo um carácter místico neste doom metal arrastado que se insurge como uma nuvem de poeira e sujidade. É daquela secção do doom onde não se encontra ganchos melódicos imediatos. Ou melhor, deixem-me por por outras palavras, temos quatro temas e três têm mais de vinte minutos. Não é preciso dizer mais nada, pois não? Fica-se logo aqui com uma ideia bem real do que se pode encontrar. Sendo apreciar deste tipo de coisas, posso dizer que é mesmo para quem tem o doom a escorrer pelo coração. Sendo denso, não é um trabalho que se apaixone à primeira mas em consequentes audições garante-se uma viagem fantástica. Mais que recomendado.


German review by Kai von Wiarda:
"Bei „Plutonian“ blendet das Hier und Jetzt aus. Mit schweren Kiffer-Doom startet der Trip in die verschiedenen Ecken des Universums. Dabei kommt die Intensität des Sounds erst langsam zur Entfaltung und dehnt sich wie eine schwerfällige Materie unaufhaltsam aus. Bildlich gesehen kommt Schicht um Schicht zum Vorschein, welche durch die einsetzenden Element ermöglicht wird. Ob es die generelle Trägheit ist, oder die klassisch verzerrte Gitarre hier ist der Doom zuhause.

„Wereserpents“ taucht direkt in die verrauchte Atmosphäre des Stoner getriebenen Untergangs ein und besteht aus einer herrlich klingenden Leadline, die sich zeitweise mit einklinkt. Auch die einsetzenden Vocals verstärken den Wunsch sich dem langsamen Verfall hinzugeben. Etwas Abwechslung bietet der Mittelteil bei „The Scrag Temple“. Hier lässt sich eine Art der angenehmen Schwerelosigkeit attestieren, die durch sanfte Töne projiziert wird. Diese Platte wartet mit den klassischen Ecken und Kanten auf, die das Genre so herrlich abstrakt wirken lässt.

OLD SEA AND MOTHER SERPENT gehen mit dem Einsatz von Cleanparts äußerst sparsam um. Erst bei „Subterranean Solstice“ trifft man auf dieses extrem seltene Phänomen der sauberen Passagen. Ansonsten herrscht der schwere Nektar, an dem sich Jünger des Untergangs stätig laben. Das Ende hingegen streckt sich dermaßen unaufhörlich durch den Einsatz von Keyboards, welches als etwas übertrieben wirkt. Natürlich ist Musik Kunst und kennt keine Grenzen. Doch das ganze wirkt extrem in die Länge gezogen und ist somit als Schwachpunkt auf „Plutonian“ zu werten. Glatte elf Minuten lang ist der finale Track „It Seems We Need Help of a Wizard“. Dieser durchweg instrumentale Schlußakkord hält ein paar Riffs aus dem Heavy Metal Bereich parat und hat neben den typischen Doom Elementen einen angenehmen Ausklang."

German review by Matthias Bosenick:
"Besonders eilig hat es das Duo Old Sea And Mother Serpent aus Yegoryevsk nicht, und zwar in jeder Hinsicht: Satte neun Jahre sind seit dem Debüt „Chthonic“ vergangen, und in dem Tempo bewegt sich auch die Musik von Anthony und Eugene. Der Doom schleppt und schleppt sich, Anthony brüllt und growlt, ab und zu gniedelt Eugene, ansonsten machen die beiden eher Fläche als Landschaft. Entsprechend lang sind die vier Songs dieses Albums: drei über 20 Minuten, einer elf. Und weil diese Länge auch attraktiv gefüllt sein will, nehmen die beiden Musiker bisweilen die Verzerrer aus dem Raum und lassen ihre dunkle Musik klar erklingen, schalten mal den Fuzz dazu, klingen wie eine groovende Tanzparty in der Folterkammer, lassen ihre Gitarren auch mal in höchsten Tönen tirilieren oder vergessen, ihren Synthesizer auszuschalten, der dann minutenlang vor sich hin dröhnt.

Nicht nur damit bringen die beiden eine unerwartete Abwechslung in die Stücke: Einfach nur lang ist auch ihnen nicht genug, da muss etwas passieren, und es passiert etwas. Es gibt mithin mehr Abwechslung innerhalb der einzelnen Tracks als zwischen ihnen: Den Übergang von „Wereserpents“ zu „The Scrag Temple“ etwa nimmt man nicht wahr.

Das Duo hat einen langen Atem, Zeit und Raum spielen keine Rolle, und ob man nun bereits seit zehn Minuten paralysiert mit dem Kopf nickt oder über eine Stunde, macht bei der lebensverneinenden Stimmung dann auch nichts mehr aus. Immerhin hat man diese dunkle Stunde dann mit angenehmer Musik verbracht. Ja, „Plutonian“ rockt! Auch. Denn manchmal braucht man für den amtlichen Bluesrock auch mal Hilfe von Zauberern, scheint es."

Belgian (dutch language) review by Henk Vereecken:
" We ontvingen het tweede album van deze ultraheavy stonerdoomband uit Yegoryevsk, een stadje gelegen op zo’n 100 km ten zuidoosten van Moskou. Old Sea And Mother Serpent is een duo, opgericht in 2009 en bestaande uit Anthony (vocals, gitaar, bass, drums en keys) en Eugene (bass en gitaar).

“Plutonian” (4 tracks, 78 minuten) is de opvolger van het album “Chthonic” uit 2013 en bevat drie ultralange tracks - “Wereserpents” (20 minuten), “The Scrag Temple” (26 minuten) en “Subterranean Solstice” (21 minuten) - en een ‘kortje’ (naar hun maatstaven toch), de ‘slechts’ 11 minuten durende instrumental “It Seems We Need Help Of A Wizard”. Ook de vocale tracks van deze Russen bevatten trouwens erg lange instrumentale stukken. Leuke gimmick zijn de cleane gitaarstukjes die af en toe de fuzz- en distortionbrij ontstijgen.

Old Sea And Mother Serpent maken een soort epische en donkere stonerdoom met laaggestemde gitaren in een schier eindeloos web van fuzz, distortion en loodzware riffs in tergend trage tempo’s met subtiele tempoveranderingen. De occult mystieke Engelstalige lyrics over monsterachtige waterslangen brengen ons daarbij helemaal in Lovecraft sferen.

De cover laat een desolaat, kaal en onherbergzaam berglandschap zien met op de voorgrond een zee met daarin een monsterachtig wezen. Is het de Kraken? Is het Cthulhu? Of is het de beruchte Mother Serpent uit de bandnaam?

Openingstrack “Wereserpents” zit vol broebelende, klotsende en spetterende watergeluiden en een soort fluisterachtige grunt die wat mij betreft wat meer op de voorgrond had mogen worden gemixt want de vocals klinken hier al bij al nogal dof, maar dat kan de pret niet drukken.

“The Scrag Temple” is mijn absolute favoriet waarin in de zesde minuut een waanzinnige killer riff opduikt. Alleen al voor deze track zou ik het album kopen. Het is de meest melodieuze track, al is ook dat relatief natuurlijk.

“Subterranean Solstice”, de laatste vocale track, heeft met zijn 21 minuten wel erg korte lyrics: ‘Black Sun's rise / Black is mine / Fear me not / I am (your) Light’. Ze worden naar het einde toe wel nog eens herhaald. Het nummer kreeg een lange droney outro (5 minuten) gemaakt met een Polyvoks analoge synthesizer. "Plutonian" van Old Sea And Mother Serpent is een aanrader voor de fans van occulte stonerdoom.

8/10" review by Joop Konraad:
"That Addicted Label keeps releasing wicked underground doom acts from the East side of the globe. Old Sea and Mother Serpent is one of those duo’s that melts doom, sludge, stoner and drone into one noisy melting pot. Four tracks give you an intense almost eighty minute ride through the dark and twisted landscape. A slow ride… "

Portuguese review:
"Quatro temas a variar entre os 11 e os quase 26 minutos. É assim que o duo do oblast de Moscovo, com o estranho nome de Old Sea And Mother Serpent, regressa aos discos com Plutonian, nove anos após a estreia Chthonic. São quatro temas obscuros e psicadélicos cheios de fuzz num heavy/stoner/doom/sludge cáustico, abrasivo e sombrio. Os longos temas vão-se desenrolando lentamente, adicionando camadas e tornando-se cada vez mais opressivos e claustrofóbicos. As linhas principais são difusas e surgem esporadicamente, enquanto os vocais vão sussurrando angústia e sofrimento. O extremismo das ideias ou a vontade de avançar para algo que realmente ferisse, fez com que o duo incluísse quase cinco minutos de uma nota com reverb no final de Subterranean Solstice. Uma experiência dolorosa e que não facilita nada a vida aos ouvintes! Depois, Plutonian fecha com um instrumental, faixa que coloca um pouco mais de variabilidade num álbum que peca pela uniformidade rítmica. [71%]"


released January 1, 2021

OSaMS is:
Anthony — vox, guitars, bass, drums & keys
Eugene — bass & guitars

The final part of Subterranean Solstice was created with Polyvoks analogue synthesizer

All music by OSaMS, lyrics by Anthony

Plutonian was recorded, mixed & mastered January — June 2019 at 4ymak Records by Alex Chumakov

Artwork by Aleksey-14

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Digital cat# 776 UPC 789554389181 date: 1/1/2021

4 panel digipak CD release date: 10/19/2021
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labels: addicted label & Voron NEST
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Born in the end of 2009 as duo, we generate epic and dark Stoner Doom Metal by the endless maze of the downtuned riffs

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