Of Stone, Wind and Pillor

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Of Stone, Wind, and Pillor
EP by Agalloch
Released May 28, 2001
Recorded Early Autumn 1998 at Smegma Studio
Genre Dark ambient, doom metal, folk metal, black metal
Length 28:00
Label The End Records
Agalloch chronology
Pale Folklore
(1999)
Of Stone, Wind, and Pillor
(2001)
The Mantle
(2002)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
Chronicles of Chaos 7/10[2]

Of Stone, Wind, and Pillor is an EP by American metal band Agalloch. It was originally meant to be released as a 7" vinyl in Dec '98 on Iron First Productions (with only the first 3 songs), but that never happened, and was later released in 2001 via The End Records with 2 bonus tracks. "Kneel To The Cross" was recorded in 2001, and "A Poem By Yeats" was recorded in 2000. This release was limited to 2500 copies. Artworks are by Gustav Doré, cover art is called "Le Cerf Se Voyant Dans L'Eau". [3][4]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Of Stone, Wind, and Pillor"   6:59
2. "Foliorum Viridium"   2:43
3. "Haunting Birds"   3:45
4. "Kneel to the Cross"   5:54
5. "A Poem by Yeats"   8:39
Total length:
28:00

Trivia[edit]

  • The song "Kneel to the Cross" was originally performed by Sol Invictus.
  • The lyrics for the song A Poem by Yeats are taken from the poem The Sorrow of Love by William Butler Yeats.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Of Stone, Wind, and Pillor". Allmusic. Retrieved November 28, 2011.
  2. ^ Meloon, Brian. "CoC: Agalloch - Of Stone, Wind, and Pillor: Review". Chronicles of Chaos. August 12, 2001. Retrieved November 28, 2011.
  3. ^ "Agalloch - Of Stone, Wind, And Pillor (CD) at Discogs". Retrieved 10 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "Le Cerf Se Voyant Dans L'Eau. NYPL Digital Collections". Retrieved 10 July 2013.