Entries Tagged ‘matt johnsen’

PHARAOH: ‘After The Fire’ Debut To Receive Vinyl Release

Ground-zero, catalog number “Cruz01” and the album that started it all for Cruz Del Sur Music, PHARAOH’s 2003 “After The Fire” debut provided an early glimpse of the label’s unflinching commitment to releasing high-quality, true heavy metal. The album also positioned PHARAOH as one of the most promising and classy melodic metal bands in recent memory, earning the band much-deserved praise […]

PHARAOH Hard At Work On Fifth Full-Length Album

Comments Johnsen: “We’re doing this one a bit differently, in that before we always completed the full complement of songs and then hit the studio, but this time, we’re recording tunes a couple at a time as we finish writing. Because we’re not a rehearsing band and because we all live in different cities, recording as we write makes it possible to get more done in less time; while Chris Black is tracking drums for one song, I can be tracking guitars for any songs he’s already recorded, and then when I’m ready to move onto the next set of rhythm guitars, Tim can start tracking vocals. We’re still early in the process, though; Chris only just started tracking the first tune.

PHARAOH’s New Song “Castles in The Sky” in Streaming!

Cruz Del Sur Music officially presents the first track off the upcoming PHARAOH new full-length album “Bury the Light”. “Castles in The Sky” features a special appearance of Mike Wead of King Diamond fame as guest guitar… please visit Cruz Del Sur Music’s Facebook profile or Bandcamp page to stream it. Enjoy!