SPIRIT | DEATH

by Elay Arson

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Alpha Chrome Yayo Conceptually intense, 'SPIRIT | DEATH' is an album of sheer, utter heft. The weighty themes and crushing riffs are akin to an immovable object meeting an unstoppable force.

Ancestry is celebrated, but subject matter old and dark is tackled head on too; maybe I'm wrong but it feels like some measure of catharsis for Elay Arson.

And it's certainly a cathartic listen - a visceral outpouring of mammoth proportions.

Huge, in every way. Favorite track: Masauwu, Fire Keeper.
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bloodphoenix7 Flawless victory!! *** ❤Musical Perfection in the order of neon Industrial meets melodic metal riffs... Favorite track: Final Midnight Ride (feat. Ultraboss).
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XARGON If you are looking for a synergy of dark-synth and metal, look no further. Elay Arson is a master of blending these two great styles of music seamlessly together, to create a dark work of imagination. The inclusion of cultural themes here is refreshing. Favorite track: Masauwu, Skeleton Man.
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Sunrise 01:11
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Tawa 03:59
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Cheveyo 03:22
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Long ago, there was Masauwu The spirit of death Earth God Master of The Fourth World Overseer to The Fifth Gate and the keeper The keeper of fire
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Sussustanako 03:20
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It was believed that Masauwu had a handsome face But no one knew for certain For he wore a heavy mask The people called him The Skeleton Man Because of the mask's appearance And because he was the spirit of death Because of this terrifying mask Masauwu was forced to roam the Earth Alone In solitude Forever
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End Times 05:13

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An intense album inspired by the themes of southwestern Native American stories, deities, subjugation, genocide, and the apocalypse.
This work pays homage to the Apache ancestry and childhood Hopi upbringing of band member Daniel Larson.

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released April 13, 2018

All songs were written by Daniel David Larson & Devin Harrison
Synths, Programming, Production & Mastering by Daniel Larson
Guitar, Bass & Synths by Devin Harrison

(Track 8) Additional guitars and synths by Carbon Killer
carbonkiller.bandcamp.com

(Track 9) Guitar Solo by Ultraboss
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Elay Arson Colorado Springs, Colorado

Elay Arson is the synthmetal project of Daniel David Larson & Devin Harrison

Larson, from the American Southwest, a former US Army Sergeant and Iraq War veteran, has influences and experiences many musicians (and people in general) simply do not.

Devin Harrison, an outstanding guitarist and guitar teacher by trade, joined the project in 2017 and the two have been working together ever since.
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