Band Photo: Crimson Dawn (?)
From: Milan, Italy
Last Known Status: Active
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Italian doom metal act Crimson Dawn, featuring Drakkar guitarist Dario Beretta and Betoken vocalist Antonio Pecere, will issue a new EP this fall entitled "At the Cemetary Gates." This is the follow up to the 2013 debut full length "In Strange Aeons..." (reviewed here).
"At the Cemetery Gates" will be issued towards the end of September/beginning of November. It will be recorded once again by Mat Stancioiu at Elnor Studio, who also recorded "In Strange Aeons...," and it will contain three brand new tracks and a bonus track.
The band commented: "We are very proud of the work we've done on this EP, which continues our epic journey into the mystical realms of dark fantasy. Once more, we let our imagination run wild to create songs that bear our trademark mixture of epic, doom, progressive and traditional metal. We hope you will enjoy them as much as we do, and that the EP will be a great appetizer before our second full-length album which we aim to release in 2016."
More news on the album is expected over the next couple of months.
In 2005, Italy's Crimson Dawn was conceived by Drakkar guitarist/composer Dario Beretta and Crown of Autumn multi-musician Emanuele Rastelli. The band released one demo in 2006 entitled "A Dawn In Crimson." On that demo the eponymous track "Crimson Dawn" originally appeared. When Beretta resurrected the band with Rastelli's blessing, Crimson Dawn became a separate and serious new doom metal act - regrouped and rearmed with Betoken vocalist Antonio Pecere, Ex-All Soul's Day drummer Luca Lucchini, keyboardist Emanuele Laghi, guitarist Marco Rusconi (six string guitar) and bassist Alessandro Reggiani Romagnoliand - the song persevered and was re-recorded for the 2013 debut album "In Strange Aeons..." (see review here).
Beretta says of the track: "'A 'Waltz of Doom' with strong medieval/folk influences. It's the only song from the first demo CD that has been kept almost identical, with minimal changes to better fit Antonio's vocal range, which is obviously far more impressive than mine. I also love the way Luca interpreted the drum parts, playing less to play more, so to say. The acoustic guitars have been played by our bass player Alessandro, who's also a trained classical guitarist."
Now, Metal Underground.com is pleased to premiere the music video for the track. The band footage for the video was shot by Cesare Ferrari, Bruno Masulli, Andrea Pastore and Dario Trombin. The video was directed and edited at Actionstudios.it. The sound engineer for the audio track was Mattia Stancioiu of Elnor Studio.
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Crimson Dawn has checked in with the following announcement about inking a deal with My Graveyard Productions:
"We're proud to announce that we've signed a deal with My Graveyard Productions for the release of our debut album 'In Strange Aeons...!'
"The album will come out in September and will include 9 original songs +1 bonus track (for the CD version), a cover of Black Sabbath's 'Over and Over' from the 'Mob Rules' album. Dawn is coming. Get ready for the DAY OF DOOM!"
In 2005, Italy's Crimson Dawn was conceived by Drakkar guitarist/composer Dario Beretta and Crown of Autumn multi-musician Emanuele Rastelli. The band released one demo in 2006 entitled "A Dawn In Crimson." Since then, the band was "mothballed" until 2009 when Beretta decided to resurrect the once side project and make it into a full band with a doom edge.
Baretta switched to a seven string guitar and enlisted Betoken/Rapid Fire vocalist Antonio Pecere, Ex-All Soul's Day drummer Luca Lucchini, keyboardist Emanuele Laghi, guitarist Marco Rusconi (six string guitar) and bassist Alessandro Reggiani Romagnoli. With a solidified lineup, Crimson Dawn finished writing what would become the new LP "In Strange Aeons..." Though no release date has yet been announced and the band currently shopping the album to labels, the plan is for a release later this year.
In a world exclusive and very first taste of "In Strange Aeons...", the band presents the opening track "Tower of Sin," an epic doom track that evokes the spirit of Candlemass and Black Sabbath exclusively here on Metal Underground.com More...
Italian doom band Crimson Dawn (originally formed in 2005 as a side project of Drakkar guitarist Dario Beretta and Crown of Autumn master musician Emanuele Rastelli) has finished the recordings of the band's debut release "In Strange Aeons." The band is shopping the album to labels, so no release date has been announced.
The announcement came via its Official Facebook Page:
"Our debut album, 'In Strange Aeons...', is ready! It will include 10 tracks (8 songs + 1 intro and 1 interlude) for a total running time around 50 minutes. It's a mix of Doom, Classic and Epic Metal that we hope you'll enjoy as much as we do!
"The album has been recorded at Elnor Studio (Italy) from Mat Stancioiu and mastered by Dan Swanö at Unisound Studio (Sweden). Soon we will give you a chance to listen to one of the songs, a small preview for all you doom-aficionados out there.
"At the moment, we don't have a label yet, so we can't forecast a release date. We'll be trying to secure a deal in the upcoming weeks and keep you posted. But we're pretty confident that this record has what it takes to find its way to your stores very soon." More...
Italian doom metal band Crimson Dawn entered Elnor Studio in Magnago/Milan to record its first full length album and first release since the 2006 demo "A Dawn in Crimson." The band unveiled that the title for the album will be "In Strange Aeons..." and it is expected for a 2013 release. The first in a series of video studio reports is expected shortly.
Crimson Dawn started as a side project collaboration between Drakkar guitarist Dario Beretta and Crown of Autumn multi-muscian Emanuele Rastelli. The reboot of the band features the following lineup:
Dario Beretta - 7 String Guitar, Background Vocals (Drakkar)
Luca Lucchini - Drums (Ex-Dark Ages)
Antonio Pecere - Lead Vocals (Betoken/Deimos/Rapid Fire)
Alessandro Reggiani Romagnoli - Bass
Emanuele Laghi - Keyboards
Marco Rusconi - 6 String Guitar