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Written by on November 12, 2020

Ophiuchi

 Doom Metal / Arno De Kock / 4 views

Ophiuchi is a band from Pretoria, South Africa (currently Utrecht area, Netherlands). Its membership consists of one anatomically-modern human male.

By cleverly exploiting a variety of prehensile appendages, Ophiuchi arranges the sonics found in doom, sludge, black metal and folk music into a classically-derived, movement-based format.

Influences include Portal, Blut Aus Nord, Tool, King Crimson and Yob.

A debut LP, titled Bifurcaria Bifurcata, was released digitally on April 10th, 2017. January 15th, 2018 saw a limited 12″ vinyl pressing of a dedicated vinyl master.



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