The Saturnine Deity Rules With Chaos From the Chthonic Realms to be released on the Winter Solstice.

This audio work is an offering to Saturn, Cronos, the Lord of Time, and chaos, a god of generation, dissolution, plenty, wealth, agriculture, periodic renewal, and liberation.

The Saturnine Deity Rules With Chaos From the Chthonic Realms is not in any way a traditional seasonal tune with jingled bells and distant sounds of guttural laughter and a choir of children singing in falsetto. This sound work looks further beyond into the deep dark past, going beyond the wafer-thin post card values of today.

Saturnalia was a Roman festival honouring the god Saturn which was held on the 17 of December in the Julian calendar and then expanded with festivities through to the 23rd of December. The holiday was celebrated with a sacrifice at the Temple of Saturn.

A PDF download extra short essay called The Saturnine Deity Rules With Chaos From the Chthonic Realms accompanies this release. The Saturnine Deity Rules With Chaos From the Chthonic Realms will be released onto Bandcamp on the Winter Solstice 21st December 2021.


  1. The Saturnine Deity Rules With Chaos From the Chthonic Realms – 10 mins 44 secs.
  2. Entering Into the Rite of the Black Cube – 6 mins 50 secs.
  3. The Saturnine Deity Requires Humility Not Self-Aggrandizement for Black Gnosis – 8 mins 50 secs.
  4. The Negative Aspects of Saturnine Resonance Are Mitigated Through Devotion – 11 mins 55 secs.

Audio produced and mastered by Sheer Zed.
Cover art by Sheer Zed.

Published by: Sheer Zed

• Writer • Buddhist Shaman • Musician • Artist • Born in Newport, South Wales, Sheer Zed started singing at the age of six. He showed an interest in audio production, producing experimental tape shows in his bedroom at the age of eleven and started to write songs at sixteen. With a strong leaning to electronic based music, Sheer Zed recorded an industrial electronic album "Electro-Punk ’86" during the mid 1980’s. Festivals and numerous radio shows such as The Séance, The Dark Outside, The Phantom Circuit, The Numbers Broadcast, Frome FM's Homely Remedies and The Alrealon Musique Show have all featured Sheer Zed’s peculiar brand of outsider electronics. For over thirty years Sheer Zed has worked with many artists, collectives and groups. Numerous compilations such as Terse Greetings 2015 from Australia’s Severed Heads, Several by Several (a compilation supporting the late great John Several), the 95 track Hope Not Hate compilation promoting peace and tolerance and the Sombre Soniks Dark Ambient compilations have all featured Sheer Zed’s music. Sheer Zed has published articles on his personal experiences in the occult ritualistic aspects of shamanism and Thai Lanna Buddhism in the magazines Indie Shaman, TQ zine, Zazen Sounds, Rituals and Declarations and on the Folklore Thursday website. He is a practicing Buddhist and shaman, exploring the realm of sound through ritual, mantras and sound design. Sheer Zed also has contributed to the 2019-20 exhibition Do You Believe in Magic? at Bristol Museum. Sheer Zed has gone on three pilgrimages to Thailand and is currently working on various papers within his fields of interest while producing music and creating art •

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