William DuVall Joins Drone Metal Icon on Dark New Benefit Song
Alice in Chains singer William DuVall has joined up with drone/stoner/doom metal icon and Southern Lord Records founder Greg Anderson on a dark, ritualistic new song “We Who Walk In Light” under the moniker The Lord.
Anderson, best known for his work in drone metal act Sunn O))), as well as other underground favorites Goatsnake, Burning Witch, Thorr’s Hammer and more, throws down low-slung rhythms soaked in his trademark warm tones. Those sit beneath a slithering guitar lead as delicate but tribal percussion guides the mystic vision in tandem with Du’Vall’s higher-pitched voice offering some reprieve amid the tribal vocal chants.
“‘We Who Walk In Light’ just came to me. I simply reacted to the music Greg sent, tracked and arranged all my parts at home alone. I wrote it as I was singing it, all at once, no second guessing,” began DuVall, speaking about his contributions to the track by Seattle native Anderson.
“Thankfully, my wife was out of town at the time as she might have been a…