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Satanic Planet

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The Locust, Dead Cross, Swing Kids, Retox, Sonido de la Frontera, First Power Crew
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Satanic Planet features Justin Pearson (The Locust, Dead Cross, Swing Kids, Retox, owner of Three One G Records), hip-hop producer Luke Henshaw (Sonido de la Frontera, First Power Crew), and social activist and Satanic Temple co-founder Lucien Greaves.

Their self-titled debut album was preceded by a video for "999." A new single appeared in early 2021 called "Baphomet." According to Greaves, "Goat headed, human bodied, and three-horned, the Baphomet is an icon symbolizing the reconciliation of opposites; dueling binaries combined and transcending into something greater than the sum of their parts. The track we have titled Baphomet blends the electronic with the medieval, the drone with the sceam, the raucous with the orchestral. These conflicting elements, we hope, blend to create Easy Listening for the Apocalypse."

A video for "Baphomet" was directed by Luke Henshaw with cinematography by Becky DiGiglio. The track is available free with preorders for their upcoming album, which features guest appearances from including Cattle Decapitation’s Travis Ryan, Nomi Abadi, Silent’s Jung Sing, Shiva Honey, Eric Livingston (also known as First Church of the Void), and Hexa’s Carrie Feller. According to label Three One G, "This collaboration embraces the avant garde to create sci-fi sermons that range from doom and industrial to evil exotica."

The origins of the video for their self-titled theme song is described by Greaves: "Knowing that Satanic Planet, the band, will be a controversial act that will inspire pearl-clutching bible-thumpers to comb our material looking for evidence to confirm their worst fears, we decided to save them time by compiling a lyrical laundry list of anti-Satanist delusions that can be appropriately taken as mockery, or moronically as advocacy."

Another video debuted in late May 2021 for the album track "Liturgy," followed in June by an "exorcism video" for "Devil In Me" directed by Lola Blanc and featuring Nomi Abadi. July saw the release of a video for “Strangers” shot and cut by Dennis Bersales.

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