UK 'Doom 'n' Roll' band GROAN have released its sophomore album The Divine Right of Kings via SoulSeller Records. It'available in Europe NOW and January 8th, 2013 (USA), The follow up to the group's 2009 debut The Sleeping Wizard was produced by Groan guitarist Dan Wainwright and mastered by drummer Chris West.
Featuring 10 colossal tracks of the band's doom laden classic rock, the album's title refers to the theory that kings are chosen by God to reign over their kingdoms and are therefore not accountable for their actions to their subjects but only to God. It's often mentioned in relation to King Charles I, whose execution was totally unprecedented and radical.
"We wanted to make sure that if the Mayans were right about 2012 being the last year of existence that we were having a good time when the Earth explodes', says singer Mazzereth. Let's have a beer, cut loose and shake our asses to the righteous THUNDER BOOGIE".
Groan just returned from a series of dates across the UK with TRIPPY WICKED.