CATHEDRAL: Athens Video Footage, Photos Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of seminal U.K. doom metal act CATHEDRAL's October 1, 2011 performance at Gagarin 205 in Athens, Greece can be seen below. Photos are available at

The band's setlist was as follows:

01. Intro
02. Vampire Sun
03. Enter The Worms
04. Soul Sacrifice
05. Midnight Mountain
06. Funeral Of Dreams
07. Cosmic Funeral
08. Carnival Bizarre
09. Night Of The Seagulls
10. Ebony Tears
11. The Casket Chasers
12. Upon Azrael's Wings
13. Corpsecycle
14. Ride
15. Utopian Blaster
16. Hopkins (Witchfinder General)

CATHEDRAL will play its last-ever show on December 3 at the London Kentish Town Forum. Support will be provided by kindred spirits GRAND MAGUS, COMUS, and GENTLEMAN'S PISTOLS. The band will record one final studio album entitled "The Last Spire", to be released in 2012 as a follow-up to last year's "The Guessing Game". There will be no live shows to support the album, as frontman Lee Dorrian claims that it's time for CATHEDRAL to "move on" and hopes "to leave our recorded legacy to linger."

When asked if he feels he has achieved all he could with CATHEDRAL, Dorrian told The Quietus, "Yes, way beyond what we ever thought we could achieve, to be honest. For a start, when we first formed the band, we seriously never saw beyond making a demo. What we were doing was purely out of love for our favorite doom metal bands, and they were so few and far between. To have had the opportunity to develop as a band and follow our own path has been nothing short of a miracle in the face of adversity. We had no plan, we just let it happen and we are utterly grateful to the people that have supported us, enabling it to come this far."

Regarding what his happiest and weirdest memories are from being the frontman of CATHEDRAL, Dorrian said, "So many things, not just being the frontman but being part of it. When me and Gaz first got the band together, we had no idea that we would become friends with members of WITCHFINDER GENERAL, TROUBLE, THE OBSESSED, PENTAGRAM, et cetera. Tony Iommi [BLACK SABBATH] actually played on one of our albums. These are things that mean the world to us above any kind of commercial success."


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