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Aeternal Seprium

Formed: 1999
From: Varese, Italy
Last Known Status: Active

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Unearthing The Italian Power Metal Underground

Each week in Unearthing the Metal Underground, we'll be putting a few quality underground bands in the spotlight in an attempt to get the word out about them. This week I take on the ever emerging Italian power metal scene.

When one thinks Italian power metal, likely the first band to come to mind is Rhapsody, or as time and subsequent “amicable splits” would have it: Rhapsody of Fire and/or Luca Turilli’s Rhapsody. Italy has been spawning off power metal far back into the 1980’s with bands like Domine, Wotan, Wyvern and White Skull, but few have ever reached such worldwide stardom as Rhapsody/Rhapsody of Fire/LT Rhapsody.

As the 90’s commenced, one of the other well-known pioneering Italian power/progressive exports, Labyrinth, was just starting out under the moniker Visions. It wasn’t until 1994 that the name Labyrinth was born. Within that same year or shortly after, Rhapsody would just start out along with bands like Drakkar, Arthemis, Derdian, Heimdall and Power Symphony. The late ’90’s would see a greater emergence of the scene with another well-known export Elvenking, along with Vision Divine (with Rhapsody vocalist Fabio Lione) Spellblast, The Dogma and Rapid Fire.

By the time the new century started, the Italian scene was bursting with talented power metal acts. Power metal bands seem to pop up on a more frequent basis that new gellato flavors, however, trying to locate the best of the emerging talent isn’t as easy as consulting the Yelp application on your smart phone. To provide some guidance, this week we introduce three of the lessor known Italian power metal bands: From the Depth, Aeternal Seprium and Nightland. More...

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Aeternal Seprium To Release Debut LP

Italian folk/power metal band Aeternal Seprium has just finished recording the debut release "Against Oblivion's Shade." The album was recorded at Nadir Music Studios in Genoa. The album is scheduled for release on Nadir Music/Audioglobe in late November/early December.

The track listing for "Against Oblivion's Shade" is:

1. The Man Among Two Worlds
2. Vainglory
3. Sailing Like the Gods of the Sea
4. Soliloquy Of The Sentenced
5. In Sign of Brenno
6. Victimula's Stone
7. Solstice of Burning Souls
8. The heresiarch
9. The Oak And The Cross
10. Under Flag of Seprium

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