The Age Of Metal recently conducted an interview with guitarist Christian Hector Chris Hector of the German funeral doom metal band AHAB. You can now listen to the chat using the Mixcloud player below.
AHAB‘s third album, “The Giant”, was released on May 25 via Napalm Records. The CD features cover artwork (see below) by acclaimed artist Sebastian Jerke (LONG DISTANCE CALLING) and a guest appearance by ENSLAVED vocalist/keyboardist Herbrand Larsen.
“The Giant” track listing:
01. Further South
02. Aeons Elapse
03. Deliverance (Shouting At The Dead)
04. Antarctica The Polymorphess
05. Fathoms Deep Below
06. The Giant
07. Time’s Like Molten Lead (digipak and vinyl bonus track)
08. Evening Star (vinyl-only bonus track)
AHAB‘s sophomore album, “The Divinity Of Oceans”, was released in July 2009 via Napalm Records. The follow-up to 2006’s “The Call of the Wretched Sea” contains seven songs and is based on the wreckage of the Essex.
AHAB is named after Captain Ahab, a character in the novel “Moby Dick” by Herman Melville. Along with its name, the band also draws thematic and lyrical inspiration from “Moby Dick” — some songs even feature direct quotations from the book.
Daniel Droste: Guitar, Voices, Synths
Christian Hector: Guitar
Stephan Wandernoth: Bass
Cornelius Althammer: Drums
“The Giant” (song) audio stream: