Kult of Azazel – Dawn Of Luciferian Enlightenment: A Video Breakdown

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Blinded by the enlightenment. Revved up like a douche, another runner in the night. Blinded by the enlightenment.

Kult of Azazel are a satanic black metal band based out of Florida. They’ve been around since 2000 and have released five full-length albums and a large number of splits, EPs, demos and live albums. I bring all this up not just to educate you, dear readers, but to refresh my memory as well because I completely forgot about this band until recently. In the days of metal message boards, I remember the name Kult of Azazel getting thrown around for a while. Those mentions eventually faded, along with metal message boards in general. The band had not crossed my mind in years, not even as a joke. It probably doesn’t help that there is a death metal band named Dawn of Azazel from New Zealand that formed around the same time. You say Kult, I say Dawn. Let’s call the whole thing off.

Just recently, though, their name appeared as a replacement band on the Anticosmic Music Festival set to take place in Providence, Rhode Island. It looks like 2016 is a banner year, for KoA are working on a new album and have just released a shiny, new music video for our enjoyment.

0:05: Who wants S’mores?
0:09: Kult of Azazel uses dark chocolate on their S’mores for maximum evilness.
0:13: But they use gluten free graham crackers just in case someone is gluten intolerant.
0:18: And vegan marshmallows. You can’t receive Luciferian enlightenment with an upset tummy.
0:26: I kind of just want to refer to them as Kult of Azazzy from now on.
0:30: Because they clearly need more zazz.
0:35: These filters over their live videos could use some razzmatazz as well.
0:42: And a splash of “zippity do-daa.”
0:48: Sweet Satan on a slide whistle!
0:56: Mondays, amirite?
1:00: When in doubt, just zoom in and out on a still picture in your music video.
1:09: This new Ghostbusters movie is going in some strange directions.
1:20: They might as well throw in some whipped cream with all these layers.
1:26: Luciferian enlightenment requires you to get cataract surgery.
1:37: It’s like a Magic Eye but with way more goats.
1:42: Same amount of headaches, though.
1:50: Satanic Triple Kiss. Awwww yeaaaah.
1:54: Only two inverted crosses? I guess someone is agnostic…
2:07: I don’t know if this video makes me want to hail Satan, but it definitely makes me want to take some time learning Corel VideoStudio.
2:18: This live footage should have been included in our Lack Of Crowd Interaction discussion.
2:33: “We were invoking the Goat-Legged One when the drugs started to take hold.”
2:37: Worth pointing out that the spooky goat-invoker is wearing a snazzy yellow tie.
2:50: Would you believe that this is Kult of Azazel’s love ballad?
2:57: So that’s what half-risen dough looks like.
3:06: Beezlebro is all about the strobe lights.
3:20: Not too many crowd shots from these live footage clips. Just saying.
3:26: Maybe they couldn’t invoke more ticket sales from their friends and parents.
3:33: “Moooom, we can’t please the Dark Lord if we sell less than 20 tickets to the local band matinee showcase!”
3:44: Wait a minute. Did they just flip the footage from the beginning?
3:51: I suppose Lucifer would cut corners.
3:58: “And that was how I spent my summer with Kult of Azazel.”
4:09: “What the fuck is up, bitcheeessssssss?!?” – Lucifer

Kult of Azazel’s album Violators of the Covenant is still in the process of being recorded, so it will be released at some point in the future. Probably.

  • Eliza

    This video is a funny thing to watch at 11 pm.

  • Satanic Triple Kisses for everyone! 😀

    • Eliza

      Yay!

    • JWEG

      6 – 6 – 6

      So does that mean on the back of the head while hanging upside down?

      Because, if so, I’ll need a few minutes to set up the overhead bars.

  • Howard Dean

    FYI: The dude from the movie Powder was in this band. Check out this band pic. I think he heard some thunder in the distance right when the photo was snapped:

    http://www.metal-archives.com/images/1/0/9/6/1096_photo.jpg?3333

  • Elegant Gazing Globe

    whoah titties!

    • Abradolf Lincler

      bonus

  • Waynecro

    Now I just want to eat s’mores. Is that the Luciferian Enlightenment? Did the band do a subliminal messaging on me?

  • JWEG
  • JWEG

    Also, perhaps I’ll start a Blackened Death Metal band called Dawn of the Kult of Azazel.

    I already have our early discography planned out:
    – Night of the Kult of Azazel
    – Dawn of the Kult of Azazel (s/t)
    – Day of the Kult of Azazel

    Then after a sharp turn into Weird or Avant-Garde Death…

    – Don d’Azazel (NB: French pun)
    – Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azazel
    – Everything’s Coming Up Azazel

    • Dubbbz

      The Azazel was fat.

      • CyberneticOrganism

        But it comes with a free frogurt.

    • Bro! You forgot:

      – Afternoon of the Kult of Azazel (EP)

      • JWEG

        Clearly Romero missed an obvious one.

      • CyberneticOrganism

        I Still Know What You Did Last Afternoon Of The Kult Of Azazel

      • Hans Müller

        After all that Kultin’ it’s time for a Siesta of the Kult of Azazel (all ambient, limited 5 1/2” floppy disk)

    • Abradolf Lincler

      Oops, I Kult ov Azazeld Again

    • Max

      Sergeant Azazel’s Lonely Hearts Kult Band.

      • Abradolf Lincler

        You Give Kult ov Azazel a Bad Name

    • CyberneticOrganism

      Kultin’ America: The First Azazel

  • tertius_decimus

    Don’t care about video but the music is nice.

  • Abradolf Lincler

    song could be worse

  • Janitor Jim Duggan

    You know what’s more hilarious than this video? This story:

    My dad saw Meat Loaf perform at a tennis tournament/music festival once. He tried jumping over the tennis net and face planted hard on the ground. He said it was hilarious.

    • Incontinent Gorilla Rodeo

      You know what’s even more hilarious than watching this? The RNC right now. It’s turning out to be even more of a circus than expected, and Trump looks like he’s getting dumped on day 1 now that the delegates are turning against him in the middle of it. Care for some popcorn?

      • more beer

        They do this kind of shit at every convention. By the last day they will all be hugging each other supporting Trump and doing a bad dance to some really bad music.

        • Incontinent Gorilla Rodeo

          Probably, but haven’t ever heard of them doing this at any convention. Either way, Scott Baio and Antonio Sabato, Jr. speaking is lolbuttz. It’s a pretty interesting and hilarious train wreck to watch.

          • more beer

            It doesn’t matter. No matter who is elected the country is fucked.

          • CyberneticOrganism

            SO TELL YOUR FRIENDS ABOUT TOILET OV HELL TODAY!

          • more beer

            I told one yesterday.

          • Incontinent Gorilla Rodeo

            I”ve gotten the word out via my second FB page (the one I use for Blabbermouth). Hoping I can finally coax the Cookie Monster on there (David Gilbert) to swing on by.

          • Ayreonaut

            Yup

          • Incontinent Gorilla Rodeo
  • Ayreonaut

    Yeah buddy