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Elder's self-titled debut from 2007 was an impressive offering of psychedelia-tinged stoner rock and doom that set the tone for the band's later progressive developments. In 2006, three longtime friends and members of the small music scene anchored in the port city of New Bedford, MA got together with the mission of making music that was heavier and more brutal than anything happening around. The first version of Elder was an interesting beast, combining sludgy riffs, primitive black metal vocals and Genghis Khan-themed lyrics. After toiling in these murky waters for a year, the band shed their extreme metal origins and emerged with their first proper album, Elder, an LP that established the group as some of the best riff-dealers this side of Birmingham. To celebrate the record's 10 year anniversary, this colored vinyl reissue comes with a second LP containing the band's first ever recordings from their early days.