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Opium Lord is a British doom metal band formed in 2012 in Birmingham, United Kingdom.

The band makes desolate doom metal and sludge with a coal black heart. Filthy grooves meet abrasive noise to convey a menacing atmosphere akin to the dodgiest drinking establishments. The original lineup features current-and-former members of Mothertrucker, History of the Hawk and Stinky Wizzleteat. Read more on

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Live: Conan + Opium Lord @ London Black Heart – 05 October 2013

October 11th, 2013

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They’ve come a long way since we gave them the Future Hits treatment nearly two years ago – Conan are now one of the rising stars of the UK doom scene, being booked for festivals all over Europe and suchlike. Hugh Platt made sure he got down amongst it when Liverpool’s most pummelling trio made it to the Black Heart of Camden.

6 things we learned watching Conan in London…

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Future Hits 137: Opium Lord

March 4th, 2013

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Opium Lord
From: Birmingham, UK
Lazy equation: (Electric Wizard – all the bloody incense) x dependable Midlands misery.
URL: Facebook // Bandcamp // BigCartel

Thrash Hits verdict: You might remember last year we put on the album launch show for Future Ruins, the debut album from History of the Hawk who then…well, they went and split up. Which was a bit of a bummer. Still, Nathan Coyle, former frontman of HOTH, has wasted no time in getting on with the business of a new band: Opium Lord. And unlike the scratchy, punky snot of HOTH, Opium Lord are all about getting slow, dark, and menacing…

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