Melbourne, Australia's Holy Serpent are releasing their third album Endless on October 18 via RidingEasy Records (pre-order), and we're premiering album opener "Lord Deceptor." If you like the fuzzed-out doom of Electric Wizard and Windhand, you'll want to dive right into this one, though Holy Serpent mix it up with a more ethereal vocal style than you might expect from a band with riffs like these.

It might not be hard to figure out the band's musical influences, but as for the lyrics, vocalist/guitarist Scott Penberthy explains: "it's heavily influenced by the ocean." He adds, "Lots of ocean metaphors and imagery was used. Also the title of the album Endless, is an homage to the ocean: Its mystery, power and its ability to give and take life."

Listen to the new song, and see the tracklist and list of tour dates (all in Europe/UK) below...

Tracklist
01. Lord Deceptor
02. Into The Fire
03. Daughter of The Light
04. Hourglass
05. For No One
06. Marijuana Trench

Holy Serpent -- 2019 Tour Dates
09/04 Rome, IT @ Traffic
09/05 Torino, IT @ Blah Blah
09/06 Parma, IT @ Splinter
09/07 Alessandria, IT @ Cascina Bellaria
09/08 Palosco, IT @ OI Muli
09/09 Zerobranco, IT @ Altroquando
09/10 Wien, AT @ Venster99
09/11 Salzburg, AT @ Rockhouse
09/12 Augsburg, DE @ City Club
09/13 Olten, CH @ Coq D'Or
09/14 Brunnen, CH @ Kult Turm
09/17 London, UK @ The Raven Tower Bridge
09/18 Bristol, UK @ The Old England
09/19 Lille, FR @ Do It Yourself Cafe
09/20 Martigny, CH @ Le Caves Du Manoir
09/23 Koln, DE @ MTC
09/24 Bielefeld, DE @ Potemkin
09/25 Oldenburg, DE @ MTS Record Shop
09/26 Berlin, DE @ Toast Hawaii
09/27 Siegen, DE @ Vortex
09/28 Frauenfeld, CH @ Kaff