WELLS VALLEY - MATTER AS REGENT (2015)

“Matter As Regent” (2015)

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Metal Hammer

Metal Hammer

He is at times nerve-shatteringly uncomfortable to listen to, his tense, high-pitched roars offset by equally stressed guitars, creating a cold, mechanical atmosphere.

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decibel

Decibel Magazine

These six tracks will crush you in their powerful grip, leaving nothing but devastation behind.

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Metal Sucks

Metal Sucks

Wells Valley veer more towards the post-metal side; think an elevated Neurosis or Cult of Luna instead of doubly heavy Morbid Angel riffs. All comparisons aside, it doesn’t really matter — we like!

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Manchester Rocks

Manchester Rocks

“Sacred Mountain” is murderous, Machiavellian in its mischief but always pinpoint accurate in its purpose. It’s a chilling composition that condemns the listener to shivering depths where sunlight is but a mere myth.

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Toxic Online

Toxic Online

There is certainly nothing generic about Wells Valley. The trio are obviously extremely talented musicians, but they also know exactly how to create an album that brings something new to the post-metal/sludge scene.

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Released 07 February 2015 via Bleak Recordings, Chaosphere Recordings and Raging Planet
Composed and Produced by Wells Valley

Guitars/Vocals: Filipe Correia
Bass: Pedro Lopes
Drums: Mau

Backing vocals on Sacred Mountain by Mau and Pedro Lopes
Backing vocals on Kingdom of Salvation by Salomé Santos
All lyrics by Filipe Correia
Kingdom of Salvation intro taken from the movie ” The Maid” (2005) — Joe Ng and Alex Oh
Front cover art by Studio Joseph Shaeffer — (A)Void 1-07
Design by Mau @ Statiks

Recorded @ C.A.C. Ponte de Sor, Portugal
Mixed and mastered by Mau
Vocals recorded @ Malware Studios, Sintra, Portugal