Caelibatus reflects the torment of a priest caught between his oath and his carnal desires for a woman who comes to his confessional. It’s his inner struggle between human passions and his spiritual devotion.
Official Band Information
Stratuz is a Venezuelan Doom Death Metal band formed in 1984. Their first demo was released in 1993. In 1995 the band made a split-cd (“In Nomine …”), which managed to place itself very well abroad. In 1998 Stratuz was invited to the “Festival del Sol” in Spain, together with the band Stratovarius and at the same time, the Spanish label Repulse Records included Stratuz to participate in the Repulsive Tour’98 throughout Spain and Portugal together with the bands Centinex and Anasarca. Later the band went to Holland and then to the city of Köln – Germany where they were expected to participate in the Musikfestival Komm’98 as the headliner.
Upon their return, Stratuz finished recording the album “The Last Angel” which was published at the end of 1999. This album achieved excellent reviews in Venezuela and abroad, and was signed with the LSP-COMPANY label of Belgium, for a new album entitled “Spirit Seduction”.
The group decided to disband in 2006, but in 2019 the group reformed and began to record a new album, entitled Osculum Pacis, which will be released worldwide via Sliptrick Records in the coming months.
Franklin Berroterán – Vocals/Keyboards | Leonardo Rangel – Bass | Gerónimo Egea – Lead Guitar | Eliecer Delgado – Guitar | Diego Cabrujas – Drums