With cosmic and nature based eruptions rising from the soul, Celestiial taps into a reflective and isolative state of funeral doom that hasn't been felt with this much creative impact since the mind altering days of Disembowelment. Suffocating vocals and the deeply guttural burn of guitar dirges co-exist with atmospheric environmental recordings to give the listener a return to the primordial frame of mind through majestic atmospheres and the underlying feeling of dread for humankind. Along with the crushing pulse of de-tuned decay and dark ambient undertones, Celestiial has further pushed the envelope of the funeral doom genre with the open minded incorporation of traditional folk instruments such as the Celtic Harp. Fans of Skepticism, Thergothon and Disembowelment... prepare to meet your doom through this inspired, forest born epic of surreal and emotive metal. Celestiial is where the body ends and ones spiritual exodus for the woods begins...
2010: "Where Life Springs Eternal", the 2nd full-length release from Minnesota's Celestiial, is yet another monumental and groundbreaking funeral doom experience. Combining Harp and other experimental elements in with Tanner Anderson's visionary grasp of forest inspired doom, Celestiial embraces the inspiration flowing from his surroundings and injects them into an inspired and uniquely challenging/spiritual expression. Along with Anderson, this album features the talents of Tim Glen (Percussion) and Jason Walton (Bass) from Agalloch. Recorded by Andrew Broder (from the band Fog) and mastered by Jason Walton, "Where Life Springs Eternal" is a vibrant exploration of beauty from within and its reflection upon the waters streaming from the woodlands.
Celestiial - Where Life Springs Eternal CD 2010 (Bindrune Recordings)
Spell Over Still Water | Great Storms Carry My Sadness | From Elm Blossoms a Rose | Offering in Cedar Smoke | Songbirds Depart Through the Passing Near the Garden
Celestiial / Blood of the Black Owl Split 12"LP 2008 (Bindrune Recordings)
"White Depths Dove The Red-Eyed" (Celestiial) | "Contemplating The Death Of An Old Friend" (Blood of the Black Owl )
Desolate North CD 2006 (Bindrune Recordings)
Into this Earth of Shallow Intent | Haunting Cries Beneath the Lake Where our Queen Once
Walked | Lamentations in the Citadel of God | Desolate North | Thule | Hinterland | Waldlander Im Herbst | Ashen
Ashen Demo CDR 2004 (Self Released)