Origin: Eindhoven, Netherlands
Genres: Hard Rock
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The Devil's Blood  


With a name like The Devil's Blood and an apparent penchant for all things Satanic and occult, one could imagine a frosty black metal band or perhaps Sabbath-inspired doom. But this duo, comprised of instrumentalist Selim Lemouchi and sister/vocalist Farida, is anything but that, instead we've got 70's-influenced, pyschedelic quirky hard rock, really quite a trip. Imagine, maybe, mid-period Blue Oyster Cult with vocals by ... someone else mentioned Grace Slick crossed with Ann Wilson, and that's a fair comparison. She's clearly not a typical metal vocalist, but fitting for this atypical band who was only fleetingly metal at best. It's fair to say that this band was as responsible for any for the occult rock mini-boom that took place during their tenure. The band kept a rather low profile during its rather short run, disbanding in 2013 just as people were starting to figure out what they were all about. Selim sadly committed suicide a year later.

Current Members

Farida Lemouchi

vocals

Selim Lemouchi

guitars RIP: March 5, 2014, suicide, age 33


Discography



(EP) Come, Reap 
2008 Van
  1. "Come, Reap"
  2. "River of Gold"
  3. "The Heavens Cry Out For The Devil's Blood"
  4. "White Faces" (Rocky Erickson cover)
  5. "Voodoo Dust"
  • Farida Lemouchi
  • Selim Lemouchi




The Time Of No Time Evermore 
2009 Van
  1. "The Time of No Time"
  2. "Evermore"
  3. "I'll Be Your Ghost"
  4. "The Yonder Beckons"
  5. "House Of Ten Thousand Voices"
  6. "Christ Or Cocaine"
  7. "Queen Of My Burning Heart"
  8. "Angel's Prayer"
  9. "Feeding The Fire With Tears And Blood"
  10. "Rake Your Nails Across The Firmament"
  11. "The Anti Kosmik Magick"
  • Farida Lemouchi
  • Selim Lemouchi

Reviews:   Lords Of Metal  Metal Underground 



The Thousandfold Epicentre 
2011 Van
  1. "Unending Singularity"
  2. "On the Wings of Gloria"
  3. "Die the Death"
  4. "Within the Charnel House of Love"
  5. "Cruel Lover"
  6. "She"
  7. "The Thousandfold Epicentre"
  8. "Fire Burning"
  9. "Everlasting Saturnalia"
  10. "The Madness of Serpents"
  11. "Feverdance"
  • Farida Lemouchi
  • Selim Lemouchi




III: Tabula Rasa Or Death And The Seven Pillars 
2013 Van
  1. "I Was Promised a Hunt
  2. "The Lullaby of the Burning Boy"
  3. "...If Not a Vessel?"
  4. "In the Loving Arms of Lunacy's Secret Demons"
  5. "Dance of the Elements"
  6. "White Storm of Teeth"
  7. "Tabula Rasa"
  • Farida Lemouchi
  • Selim Lemouchi


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