GOURD Doom Metal / Co. Dublin

An audio/visual project from Ray Keenehan from WRECK OF THE HESPERUS and Hick from ON PAIN OF DEATH and PILGRIMAGE.┬áStyle-wise it’s not a million miles away from the members primary bands mentioned above. All the bands music videos┬áhave been posted up on Youtube and were put together and edited by Keenehan.

They first recorded ‘The Beaten Path’ in mid-August 2014 with John Moffatt at Oaks Recording Studios in Enniskillen, with A near twenty minute doomed out beast of a track. This first offer was then followed up in 2015 with ‘That Despicable Thing, The Human Heart’, and in 2016 with ‘Gaunt’, ‘Subliminal Subterranean Submergence’ and ‘That Despicable Thing, The Human Heart II’. All four of which have been released as the bands debut “GOURD EP” in late August 2016.




Doom Metal, Drone/Noise, Funeral Doom, Sludge Doom

Year Formed




Members (Current)

  • Ray Keenehan - Drums
  • Hick O Aodha - Guitar / Vocals