Mourning Beloveth, an Irish death/doom metal band that creates long and slow songs with various vocal arrangements, began in winter 1992 but it wasn't until 1996 that they recorded their first, untitled, demo with Darren (vocals), Frank (guitar), Brian (bass), Tim (drums). Recorded in eight hours with Adrian Butler at the desk this demo contains two songs and is a raw indication of where Mourning Beloveth stands in the doom death scene today.
A dark, melodic death metal band from Melbourne, Be'lakor has quickly come to be regarded as one of Australia's most promising and creative metal acts. The band's international reputation has grown rapidly since the release of their 2007 debut, "The Frail Tide," its 2009 follow-up, "Stone's Reach," and most recently, the band's third album, "Of Breath and Bone." 2012 will see Be'lakor return to Europe to play at Germany's Summer Breeze Festival and the Czech Republic's Brutal Assault Festival.
After the split of his former black metal band, Reign of Evil, Jonathan decided to continue on his own and make a new band. Long time Doom-Metal fan, regretting the lack of Doom-Metal bands in France, he therefore chose to found Ataraxie, along with Clement, that already played with him in Reign Of Evil. At the end of 2000, Jonathan and Clement met Pierre in Hellion Record’s shop, Rouen’s meeting place for all metalheads. Soon the rehearsal started. Also recruited at Hellion Record’s shop, Sylvain joined the band at the very beginning of 2001.
Featuring two members of notorious death metal band Portal, Impetuous Ritual (formed in 2009 Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) are destined to carve their name into the echelons of true underground death metal as they will make an impression with their brutally atmospheric and blasphemous debut album
Originating from Bruneck, Italy, Graveworm are a melodic/symphonic black metal band with influence of gothic metal. They were formed in 1997, and are themed towards sadness, death, love and occult. Even before Graveworm released any demo they got signed by Serenades Records, who saw an incredible show of the band close to their hometown Brunico. A demo was produced straight after, featuring classic hymns like "Eternal Winds" or "When The Sky Turns Black", which were featured on their debut album "When Daylight’s Gone".
There is more than one band known as Rainbird. 1) Gothic/Doom metal band formed in 2004 at Belarus (Orsha), distrubutes their records under the label of "Backfire productions". It's a Screaming from the Oblivion musicians side-project. 2006 Poets’ Blood
2) Rainbird are a progressive rock outfit from Melbourne, Australia who formed in 2007. They have just released a demo and are currently playing highly energetic and entertaining gigs around Melbourne. They recently supported popular prog rockers Cog at the Youth Week festival and are building up a dedicated following.
In early 2010, Ben Sizer (guitars), Allan Sharp (drums), Dee Christopher (vocals), Al Venn (bass), and Dan Snowdon (guitars) gathered together to write dark and melodic metal. Drawing from a range of influences, Nottingham’s Twilight's Embrace blend slow and majestic doom-laden riffs with twin guitar harmonies that switch between the delicate and the destructive, overlaid with deathly roars and gothic baritone choruses.
1. Black/Death/Doom Metal band from Philadelphia, PA, USA 2. Hardcore / Metalcore band from London, United Kingdom
Formed in 1994 in Philadelphia, PA, USA
J. Michael - vocals / guitars
Jason - bass
Sean James - drums Originally formed as a solo project, In Ruins was created by vocalist/guitarist J. Michael. Frustrated with the direction of the group he was fronting at the time, the idea behind In Ruins was to create a band with a dark atmosphere that placed an emphasis on music and songwriting rather than image and posing.
1) diSEMBOWELMENT was an Australian death/doom metal band from Melbourne that was formed in 1989 after the two piece grind band Bacteria featuring drummer Paul Mazziotta and guitarist/vocalist Renato Gallina changed its name and musical style. With Dean Ruprich from Necrotomy providing bass, the band released its first demo, "Mourning September" in 1990. The band played very slowly (and occasionally with great speed), and relied equally on the atmospheric effects of droning guitars and constant riffing.
There are twelve different artists under this name: 1. Catharsis was an anarchist hardcore punk band from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, releasing their albums through the CrimethInc. collective. Their singer, Brian, was editor of the political hardcore punk fanzine Inside Front and later went on with other ex-members of Catharsis to form the band Requiem. 2. Catharsis was a French art band who released albums during the 1970's. Their first album, "Masq" (1971), was a mixture of formless chanting, hypnotic melodies, prominent percussion, Arabic styles, and experimental songcraft.