The Lord-photo by Al Overdrive

photo: Al Overdrive
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Greg Anderson began making music in the mid-eighties with hardcore bands False Liberty and Brotherhood before refining his musicality during the nineties with the post-hardcore collective Engine Kid. From that point on, the musical direction started shifting, channelling his love of tone, riffs and repetitive sound, vital elements that feed into the meditative cosmos of the band he co-founded: SUNN O))), and the ‘low and slow’ sounds of Goatsnake, both of whom find different ways to move beyond confines and tropes of their respective sound worlds.

Unintentionally moving in a different direction from those bands within which he found his feet, Anderson was able to take on the mantle of The Lord in a new, pictorial approach to heavy music. Through this process, he has found himself moved to collaborate with vocalists/musicians he admires which to date includes; Robin Wattie (BIG|BRAVE), William Duvall, Petra Haden, David Pajo, Daniel Kubinski and most recently, Marthe.

Having released two-full lengths of emotive, atmospheric instrumental and/or wordless music throughout 2022 (“Forest Nocturne”& “Devotional“, Greg Anderson returns as The Lord with Worship: Bernard Herrmann Tribute, an album consisting of 9 new pieces of suspenseful and evocative guitar music, inspired by the film compositions of Bernard Herrmann.

The record begun in the Lord’s Cave throughout 2021-2024, finished in 2024 at Sea Grass Studios, Valley Village by engineer Brad Wood. Production was overseen by Greg Anderson and Brad Wood, and mixing and mastering was completed by Brad Wood.