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Saturday, March 19 • 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Ancient VVisdom

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A dark, enlightening foresight into the future of humankind dictated by singer/songwriter Nathan Opposition. Ancient VVisdom was founded in Austin, TX in late 2009 with the order consisting of Nathan Opposition (ex-integrity drummer 2005-2010), Justin 'Ribs' Mason (iron age bassist) on second acoustic guitar, and Nathan's brother, Michael Jochum (ex-integrity guitarist 2003-2010) on electric guitar. In 2010, they recorded and released a split 12″ EP with Charles Manson entitled 'Inner Earth Inferno' (Withdrawal Records), which garnished praise from critics and cultists alike. The band spent the rest of the year sharpening their blackened craft, using acoustic guitars to give the music an organic connection to the nefarious rites they beget. Writing well over an albums-worth of material, they chose the most appropriate songs for their debut LP ' a godlike inferno' to record at The Bubble, a local, vvorld renowned studio in Austin, TX. For the recording , they enlisted additional instrumentation by Alex Hughes (Hatred Surge, Iron Age) to play the bowed stand-up bass, Wade Allison (Iron Age) machete percussion and guest guitar lead on 'lost civilization', Chase VVarlow on bamboo percussion and Jason Buntz (engineer and co-producer) on select guitar and synth. Not unlike early death rock and neo-folkore sound, Ancient VVisdom incorporates electric guitar effects, synth sounds, vocal harmonies and abstract percussion to create a deeper, ethereal quality to their minimalist arranagements. Nathan's powerfully honest voice is complimented by lyrics ranging from mysteries of the occult, paganism, satanic philosophy, and forbidden knowledge. In 2011 'A Godlike Inferno' will be released, as if commanded by the dark one himself. Written by Jason Tarpey and Nathan Opposition
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Ancient VVisdom

From the dark corners of Austin, Texas, singer/songwriter Nathan Opposition, his brother Michael Jochum (electric guitar) and acoustic guitarist Justin “Ribs” Mason have been annihilating the underground rock scene under the moniker of ANCIENT VVISDOM. Utilizing unusual instrumentation... Read More →



Saturday March 19, 2011 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Scoot Inn 1308 E. 4th St.

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