What happens when you put a bunch of bloodthirsty, music-loving goblins together? Well, a lot of disembowelment, but also a lot of catchy tunes. Formed six millennia ago, and practicing only every other leap year on a full moon, the band has perfected their brand of crushing goblin metal. On a cold, dreary winter night in July of 2006, Nicholas Von Doom and Tim were in the woods engaging in general tomfoolery when they stumbled upon a mysterious cardboard box with their names crudely inscribed with a Sharpie® Permanent Marker.
Only Fate Remains consists of six band members. Each of the members has its own musical roots ranging from rock 'n roll to black metal, but all share their passion for creating strong melodic (subtle) sophisticated music. The versatile background and the shared passion together melt into a group of highly motivated musicians wanting to share their creations with the world. Genre & Style
Only Fate Remains stands for a combination of rock/metal with strong melodies, influenced by gothic, atmospheric...
In June 2007 guitarist and composer Emiliano Sicilia (author of the solo album - Devotion, Materialize - released in October 2006) started “THE REGARDLESS OF ME” project.
The band presents an experimental kind of Metal - Trip Hop - Progressive music which reminds one of the typical feeling of the Massive Attack, Portishead, Dream Theater, Katatonia and Muse.
Arcturus is an avant-garde metal band from Oslo, Norway featuring many prominent members of the Norwegian black metal scene from bands such as Ulver, Dimmu Borgir, Mayhem, Borknagar, The Kovenant, Emperor, and Winds. Arcturus have experimented throughout their career, extracting influences and incorporating elements from all over the musical spectrum including black metal and classical music, but the core of their sound has always been metal.
1) Vanguard was born in 1999, when four musicians came together and set out to create something new and powerful. Something living and organic, but still hard and heavy. Vanguard quickly incorporated a cello, a piano and two very different vocalists to bring some fresh air into the digital sea that was the growing metal genre.
The official web site of Vanguard http://www.vanguard.fi/ There is more than one artist with this name:
Novembre is a band from Rome, Italy. Their music consists of progressive/doom/death metal elements. Novembre was formed in 1990, under the name of Catacomb. Novembre is lyrically themed towards dreams, nature, personal struggles and landscapes. Novembre is currently signed to Peaceville Records. They have made a solid impression upon both the death metal and atmospheric metal scenes with equally strong results. Ever since their inception, word about the group has spread among the underground scene on a worldwide basis.
Markize is formed in 2003, in Paris, France as fruit of complicity it’s two co-founders – Alina Dunaevskaya and David Verbecq. The purpose of this collaboration is not only to live a common passion but also that, for Alina, in hope to take her revenge on her grievous past. They wish to make music not only for rock and metal music lovers but for all public. Thus much importance is attached to lyrics written in English, French and Russian.
Alight is the combination of four creative minds that want to give a new earnest and genuine identity to their music, each one contributing with his own influences.
Alight wants to reach a new different sound combining metallic guitar riffs, catchy synthesizer themes and electronic sounds.
With their songs, Alight wants to transfer intense emotions, talking about positive and negative feelings, the will to go on against the odds, devotion and passion. http://www.myspace.com/alightband
BLACK DAWN (Formerly known as Nocturnal Feast) It all started in 1993 (finland). Cauldron, Wrath, Tero, Marko, Jussi changed the name Nocturnal Feast into Black Dawn.
Before the recording of the 2nd demo in May, Black Dawn was in war with the local mob of Jehovah worshippers the police and one particular priest. In the first quarter of the year the Black Dawn fell to pieces once more. Only Wrath and Cauldro, were left. The old way became their goal once more.
Temujin is an australian gothic metal band.The debut CD "1000 Tears" was released in mid 2007 as a self-published project, leading to the signing of a distribution contract with US Indie label Renaissance Records in early 2008. "1000 Tears" was released into retail stores in the US, Canada and Mexico on May 13, 2008. Writing and recording for a second album is currently underway, with a release planned for late 2009.