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WALLACHIA – Shunya

WALLACHIA - Shunya

After their impressive comeback with “Ceremony of Ascension” in 2009, Wallachia return with their third full-length album. This Norwegian band was formed in 1995 by Lars Stavdal as his personal project. In the early years Lars played almost everything and his music was underground symphonic black metal. Since the previous work though, the band took a mainstream turn and in 2012, with a complete recording line-up, they offer us their most professional work so far, entitled “Shunya Read more…

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OCTOBER FALLS – A Collapse of Faith

OCTOBER FALLS – A Collapse of Faith

October Falls is a very interesting Finnish band, formed in 2001. They began as the personal project of M. Lehto, who still composes all music, but now some new members are added in the group. In the beginning the band played acoustic nature music, very similar to Empyrium, but later they added pagan black metal elements in their music and influences from Katatonia, Opeth and Agalloch. The band released 3 EPs and 2 full-length albums so far, 3 of them Read more…

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ARCKANUM – ÞÞÞÞÞÞÞÞÞÞÞ

ARCKANUM – ÞÞÞÞÞÞÞÞÞÞÞ

Arckanum is a very old Swedish black metal band with its roots back in 1992. It is the personal project of Shamaatae who composes everything, sings and plays all instruments. He was very productive until 1998 and Arckanum became a “cult” name in the underground circles. Their first 3 albums “Fran Marder” 1995, “Kostogher” 1997 and “Kampen” 1998 were soon sold out and they hit prices over 100$ each in ebay! After 1998 and Read more…

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