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Offering new stamina towards the death and doom steel designs by creating obscure and damaging compositions, Evoken began playing in the very beginning of the ’90s in Lyndhurst, NJ. Their origins get back to 1992 when guitarist Nick Orlando and bassist Rob Robichaud shaped a crew known as Funereus. Following many lineup adjustments, Evoken finally resolved its team in 1996 using the substitution of Robichaud by Steve Moran and with the improvements of vocalist John Paradiso, drummer Vince Verkay, and key pad ruler Dario Derna. In 1995 the group made a decision to record its 1st demo disc, Tones of Night time Descending, it had been ultimately re-released by way of a French label a yr later. Appearing on the Contact to Irons, an Iron Maiden tribute disk shipped by Dwell Information in 1997, Evoken were able to indication their 1st record offer a yr later. Their 1st full-length recording, Embrace the Emptiness, strike record stores for the reason that same yr through Elegy Information. The metal team then moved for the European marketplace, and authorized a agreement with Avantgarde Information, an Italian label that sponsored the unit’s pursuing albums. Quietus, released in the U.S. through Dwell Information, was the band’s first launch for the Western catalogue, in 2001. Before their following album premiered, the music group parted methods with Derna and Moran (in 2002 and 2004, respectively), getting on alternative keyboardist Denny Hahn while Paradiso protected bass responsibilities on 2005’s, Antithesis of Light. Hahn’s stint within the band will be temporary, with keyboardist departing before the launch of 2007’s A Caress from the Void. Evoken ultimately returned to complete strength and some, recruiting full-time keyboardist Don Zaros, bassist Dave Wagner, along with a third guitarist, Nick Molinari. The right now six piece music group released their 5th recording, Atra Mors, on Profound Lore in 2012.

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Full Name Evoken
Music Songs In Pestilence, Burning, Shades of Night Descending, Where Ghosts Fall Silent, Withering Indignation, Tending the Dire Hatred, Descent Into Chaotic Dream, Tragedy Eternal, Into the Autumn Shade, Grim Eloquence, Lost Kingdom of Darkness, In Solitary Ruin, An Extrinsic Divide, Chime the Centuries End, Quietus, In Pestilence, Requies Aeterna, Into Aphotic Devastation, The Unechoing Dread, Curse the Sunrise, The Mournful Refusal, Atrementous Journey, Coveting Elysium, Mare Erythraeum, Vestigial Fears, Towers of Frozen Dusk, Descend the Lifeless Womb, Suffer a Martyr's Trial, The Last of Vitality, Accursed Premonition, A Tenebrous Vision, Of Purest Absolution, Astray in Eternal Night
Albums Atra Mors, A Caress of the Void, Antithesis of Light, Quietus, Embrace the Emptiness, Evoken / Beneath the Frozen Soil, Shades of Night Descending

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