Former THE DEVIL’s BLOOD Mastermind Selim Lemouchi Dead At 34

Wednesday, 5th March 2014

According to the web site of 3VOOR12 (a multimedia platform of the Netherlands Public Broadcasting VPRO for alternative pop), Selim Lemouchi, former frontman of the Dutch occult rock act THE DEVIL’S BLOOD, has died at he age of 34. That news was confirmed by Bidi van Drongelen, the band’s longtime manager and booking agent, as well as Walter Hoeijmakers, Roadburn Festival founder and organizer. No further details are currently available.

THE DEVIL’S BLOOD called it quits in early 2013. The band’s final release, III: Tabula Rasa Or Death And The Seven Pillars, a collection of unfinished demos recorded at Lemouchi’s home studio, was made available last June.

THE DEVIL’S BLOOD’s latest full-length album, The Thousandfold Epicentre, came out in North America on January 17, 2012. The 11-song CD was produced with the help of Pieter Kloos at Void Studios in Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

Originally released in Europe in November 2011 through VÁN Records, The Thousandfold Epicentre landed on the Dutch album chart at position No. 76.