There are two bands called Katabasis: 1. An atmospheric metal band from Australia 2. A death metal band from Virginia. 1. Katabasis combines elements of many disparate forms of metal and music in general, as the band seeks to establish an emotional grounding rather than a sonic one. They released their debut, self-titled album in 2011. 2.Katabasis (Pronounced Kuh Ta Buh Sis) is a Death Metal band from Fairfax, Virginia. They are currently working on their first yet-to-be-titled EP.
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.
There's more than one artist under this name:
1. Thorns (formed as Stigma Diabolicum, but changed name to Thorns after two years) is a Norwegian black metal band, masterminded by Blackthorn (Snorre W. Ruch - also in Mayhem and Satyricon). They made two highly influential demos in the early 90's, Grymyrk and Trøndertun, but have only released one full-length album, since the band was founded, in 1989.
New project from JD Tait ( The Meads of Asphodel,Worms of Sabnock) in collaboration with Christina Poupoutsi (The Higher Craft). The first ep 'The Ebon Channel' was released in 2008.
Solefald is a metal band from Norway that was formed by members Lars Are "Lazare" Nedland and Cornelius Jakhelln in August 1995, with Lars singing and playing keyboard/synthesizer/piano and drums, and Cornelius singing and playing guitar and bass. The meaning of the band's name is best explained in an interview from Century Media Records website. Lazare states "Solefald is an old norse word for sunset. We "stole" it from a painting by the Norwegian artist Theodor Kittelsen.
An experimental dark metal/shoegaze project formed in late 2009. The musical style comprises of elements of doom metal, post-rock, shoegaze, black metal and progressive music amalgamated to create a unique, dark, droning and melancholic sound. The lyrics express intense themes of personal struggles, self destruction, sorrow and inner pain & suffering. After a demo and an EP, the band self-released an hour long full-length in mid-2011 entitled "Exit Signs" that conceptualises in 6 tracks one's disenchantment...
Flemish Black Metal horde formed in 1992 that plays 'Boersk Blekk Metle', which translates as farmer black metal. This term dates from their 'farmer'-era, when the band resided in Lovendegem, Belgium, a small rural village. Now they moved to nearby city Ghent, resulting in less emphasis on the rural aspect.
There are 3 bands with the name Frail. 1) Frail was a highly influential early emotional hardcore band from Pennsylvania. They existed in the 90's, but have since broken up. 2) Frail is a five member band from Jyväskylä, Finland. Formed in autumn 2002 by singer-guitarist Tarmo and keyboard player Jukka, the band has already had many great achievements, including a sold out self-titled EP released in 2003.
Repugnant Inebriation are a British Brutal Death Metal Band. They currently have one EP entitled: Empire of hate. It was recorded and mixed at Jigga Jam Studios, Essex.
Teutoburg Forest is true Elitist, Satanic, Anti-Cosmic, Black Metal. Born out of years of frustration and a life time aspiration. Teutoburg Forest was created in late 2006, when unable to find musicians to play Left Hand Path music, Donn decided to preform all musical / vocal / artistic / design / production duties. This was a problem seeing that Donn had only been playing Bass for one year previous, and so had to learn to play the guitar/drums whilst writing Teutoburg Forest first few albums.