Dunwich Ritual – The Weird Tapes Sessions

In conjunction with the orbital bombartment known as the Quadrantids Meteor Shower, the cosmic horror that is DUNWICH RITUAL will also descend upon mankind with their new offering, known as The Weird Tapes Sessions, through Jawbreaker Records. The estimated date of impact is January 1, 2024.

Dunwich Ritual plays “cosmic speed metal” and hails from Deuil-la-Barre on the outskirts of Paris, France. The band’s lyrics explore outwordly spaces and dimensions, inspired by the works of horror and science fiction legends such as H.P. Lovecraft and Robert E. Howard, as well as the worlds of Hidetaka Miyazaki. The lyrics work well with the group’s mind-bending speed metal, making Dunwich Ritual a perfect fit for Jawbreaker Records! The Weird Tapes Sessions is a compilation that collects the first 3 arcs of the band’s Lovecraftian journey through madness and beyond. The 8 cosmic horror tales of The Weird Tapes Sessions were recorded in 3 different sessions during the year of 2022. Get ready to embark on a journey of horror and magic, channeled through the power of epic speed metal!

Limited to 100 copies on yellow tape and 200 copies on blue tape, as well as 300 copies on CD.

Release date: January 1, 2024.

About Jawbreaker Records

Jawbreaker Records is an independent record label based in Sweden and dedicated to discovering, nurturing, and promoting exceptional and true metal music from across the globe. With an unwavering commitment to authenticity and a roster that boasts some of the most talented and promising artists in the underground metal scene, Jawbreaker Records continues to be at the forefront of shaping the past, present, and future of true metal.

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Release Details

Release date: 1 January 2024

Listen now at Jawbreaker Records Bandcamp page.

The Weird Tapes Sessions can be pre-ordered through www.jawbreaker.se.


  • Vēga – Vocals / Keys
  • Thosz – Guitars / Bass*
  • D.D. – Drums
  • J. – Bass**

*Tracks 4-8

**Tracks 2-3


  1. A Red Dawn (Genesis)
  2. Hyperborean Rites
  3. The Sinking City
  4. Night Thunder (Part I: Tales of Devil Reef)
  5. Paleogean Megalopolis
  6. Dunwich Ritual
  7. Winged Death (1934)
  8. Spectral Dust / The Horror (Feat. Cato Stormoen***)

***Guest guitars played by Cato Stormoen, known from Deathhammer and Black Viper and many other speed metal bands.

Press Material

Download press kit here: Dunwich Ritual Press Kit

Listen to the full album online at Jawbreaker Records Bandcamp page. If you need to download the songs for review purposes, please inquire at info@jawbreaker.se

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