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Myrkur

Myrkur may be the one-woman atmospheric dark metal task of Danish songwriter, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist Amalie Bruun. The term “Myrkur” is normally Icelandic and means British as “darkness.” Blessed in Copenhagen in 1985, Bruun continues to be an active studio room and touring musician since 2006, provides released two albums …

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Vaura

Wishing to stability metal’s masculine precision with an increase of feminine-inspired atmospheres and feelings, Vaura features vocalist/guitarist Josh Strawn, guitarist Kevin Hufnagel, bassist Toby Driver, and drummer Charlie Schmid. The associates’ pedigrees reveal different but complementary methods to dark and large music: Strawn and Schmid result from the dramatic rock …

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Whirr

Formed this year 2010 being a side task of Deafheaven guitarist Nick Bassett, and originally dubbed “Whirl” for a short while before changing their name because of copyright troubles, Bay Area sextet Whirr channeled the dreamy spirit of shoegaze giants from the ’90s like My Bloody Valentine, Slowdive, and Trip. …

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Les Discrets

A France post-metal group designed and directed by multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, artist, and film movie director Fursy Teyssier, Les Discrets transcend the original steel genre via an atmosphere-driven mixture of post-rock and blackened shoegaze. Produced in 2003 being a musical aspect task for Teyssier, who was simply then a person in …

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Antimatter

Antimatter is a task formed by longtime Anathema bassist Duncan Patterson, who also quit the doom/loss of life pioneers amid their changeover toward post-Floyd ambient rock and roll territory. Combined up with guitarist Michael Moss, he thought we would explore uncharted waters by means of ethereal ambient option rock and …

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Solstafir

An Icelandic post-metal outfit with root base in progressive, dark, and Viking steel, Sólstafir were founded in 1995 by longtime friends Aðalbjörn Tryggvason (electric guitar, vocals), Halldór Einarsson (bass), and Guðmundur Óli Pálmason (drums). After slicing some demos, Sólstafir scaled right down to a duo (Tryggvason and Pálmason) and started …

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Watain

Black steel outfit Watain emerged from Uppsala, Sweden, in 1998, quickly gaining underground reliability with an uncompromising 7″ discharge entitled The Fact of Dark Purity, after that solidifying their commitment towards the dark steel arts via 2000’s thematically surprising (i actually.e., regular odes to Satan and his pals) but instrumentally …

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Alcest

Produced in 1999 by French black colored steel multi-instrumentalist Neige (who also caused Peste Noire, Mortifera, and Amesoeurs), Alcest was originally conceived being a single project. It could eventually undertake the proper execution of a complete music group as Hegnor (also of Peste Noire) and Arguth became a member of …

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Woods of Ypres

Toronto, Canada’s Woods of Ypres first surfaced in 2002, armed with an thoroughly named demonstration in Against the times of year: Cold Winter season Songs from your Dead Summer Warmth, which saw initial members David Platinum (vocals, acoustic guitar), Aaron Palmer (bass, vocals), and Brian McManus (acoustic guitar, vocals) forging …

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Wolves in the Throne Room

Composed of dual vocalist/guitarists Rick Dahlin and Nathan Weaver, plus drummer Aaron Weaver (Nathan’s brother), Olympia, Washington’s Wolves within the Throne Space offer in dour black color metal epics influenced by lengthy, bleak winters, pagan legends, and Scandinavian rings like Darkthrone, Windir, and Enslaved. Honing their dark art with two …

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