Negative Wall is a new band, and with under a year of existence. They started out as a trio from different bands, and still they are three! Guitarist Don Cole (Blacklight Midnight), drummer Dennis Reid (Bludy Gyres, Tommy Stewart’s Dyerwulf, Blacklight Midnight) and bassist, vocalist Tommy Stewart (Hallows Eve, Bludy Gyres, Tommy Stewart’s Dyerwulf). A lot of musical routine gathered in one band. Gammagelu is the debut album, an from that album the song Hybrid Genus Serpentis,
Hybrid Genus Serpentis is a bizarre story about a reptilian being who forces sex with a space traveler who then gives birth to a being that encases him in a capsule that opens when he is the only living creature left in the universe.
Gammagelu is Latin for the frost of gamma, in only seven more days. Gammagelu is sci-fi themed so the three songs lyrics lean towards that description. Imperii Excules (Exiled Imperials) is inspired by an Outer Limits episode about The Zanti Misfits.
The third track is an old Irish folk song turned into a doom-blues snapshot called Et Mater Saeva (The Cruel Mother) and concerns matricide, planet KP22 as the setting. The last song is an Electric Wizard cover of Torquemada 71, while not sci-fi, it stylistically fits and simply a band favorite.