Eye of Solitude
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Below is our complete Eye of Solitude news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.
In support of their upcoming third full-length, "Canto III," UK's finest purveyors of orchestral funeral doom Eye Of Solitude have just announced their first-ever tour. A brief, yet devastating, trek across the UK that includes stops in London, Liverpool and Manchester, the "Chants of Grief" tour will finally give doom fans the opportunity to experience one of the genre's most massive-sounding acts in the flesh.
The tour, featuring direct support from Belgian Doom/Death unit Marche Funèbre -who just released their second full-length," Roots of Grief" on Shiver Records - is sponsored by Zero Tolerance Magazine.
Chants of Grief UK 2014 Tour Dates:
Jan.28 - FR - Lille - Le Biplan (No EYE OF SOLITUDE)
Jan.29 - UK - London - The Blackheart
Jan.30 - UK - Manchester - Satan's Hollow
Jan.31 - UK - Liverpool - The Lomax
Feb.01 - UK - TBA
Last week, UK orchestral funeral doom merchants Eye Of Solitude gave fans a taste of the band's brand new album, "Canto III," with the debut of "Where the Descent Began." After an overwhelming response, the band has decided to let the world experience the album in its entirety. In cooperation with Terrorizer Magazine, Eye Of Solitude and Kaotoxin Records are now streaming "Canto III" in full at this location, and below in the player.
"Canto III" is set for a November 25th worldwide release through Kaotoxin Records and is now available for pre-order. Several pre-order exclusive packages, which include a limited edition version of the album, t-shirts, hoodies and a reissue of the band's debut "Sui Caedere," are being offered now through the album's official release date. These packages will not be offered anywhere after "Canto III" hits the streets. The reissue of "Sui Caedere" will be available starting October 25th.
UK orchestral Funeral Doom merchants Eye Of Solitude and Kaotoxin Records have teamed with Zero Tolerance Magazine to deliver the full, unedited version of "Where the Descent Began," which comes off the band's forthcoming album, "Canto III."
A condensed version of "Where the Descent Began" was previously posted online, but now, thanks to this exclusive premiere on ZTMag.com, you can experience the complete 10+ minute version at this location and also below. "Canto III" will be out on November 25th through Kaotoxin Records.
UK orchestral Funeral Doom merchants Eye Of Solitude and New Noise Magazine are giving fans their first taste of material from the band's forthcoming album, "Canto III." For the premiere, Eye Of Solitude has taken album track "Where the Descent Began," which clocks in at over ten minutes on the album, and condensed it down to a four-minute sampling of the band's massive and emotive brand of doom. Experience it now at this location. "Canto III" will be out on November 25th through Kaotoxin Records.
Eye Of Solitude, UK's orchestral funeral doom finest (featuring members of Unfathomable Ruination and Kaotoxin Records label-mates Sidious), which released its successful and critically-acclaimed second full-length "Sui Caedere" in June 2012 through Kaotoxin, has returned with a monolith of heaviness entitled "Canto III." A video teaser for "Canto III" has been posted below.
The album, lyrically-based on Dante's Inferno and featuring six tracks for a total duration of over 66 minutes, is by far the most intense and heavy, yet diverse material the band has ever released, topped by the inhuman low growls of EOS mastermind Daniel Neagoe and the contributions of violinist Casper and vocalist Anton, both from Russia's Dominia.
"Canto III is the most mature material we've worked on," comments Neagoe. "Its elements vary from pure agonizing and suffocatingly depressive moments, to a burst of rage and blast beats invoking quite a Black Metal environment. It's a development for sure due to the new line-up and its input on the songs and, with guests from Dominia -Anton on vocals and Casper on violin- we have included even more atmosphere and variety. It is for sure, our peak of creativity and musicianship!"
Coming as a limited edition (1,000 hand-numbered copies) double DigiFile CD, the first pressing features no less than six bonus tracks taken from the band's 2011 untitled promo (later digitally released by Kaotoxin as the "Awoken by Crows" EP) and "The Deceit" digital EP for a total of nearly 39 minutes of additional material.
With stunning artwork by Mortal Torment's own Giannis Nakos of Remedy Art (responsible for the "Sui Caedere" artwork), "Canto III" will be released on November 25th in France (Season Of Mist), UK (Code7) and through the label's mailorder for international territories and December 3rd in the BeNeLux (Rock Inc.), North America (MVD) and through all major digital retailers.
Pre-order opportunities, including exclusive merch packs, will start on October 28th. The US release will mark the first time ever that "Sui Caedere," re-pressed for this occasion, will hit North America retail stores and mail order distros.
UK-based emotive doom/death metal band Eye Of Solitude and its label Kaotoxin Records have just released "The Deceit," a digital EP which is being sold to help raise funds for a Romanian organization for the blind.
A two-song version of "The Deceit," which includes a remastered version of "Painstained" from the band's now out-of-print debut "The Ghost" and a title track featuring guest vocals from Arno Strobl [ex-Carnival In Coal, 6:33, We All Die (Laughling)!] and Déhà [Imber Luminus, Merda Mundi, We All Die (Laughing)!], is available through all major digital music retailers.
Orders being placed through Kaotoxin Records will receive a three-song version of the EP that comes with an instrumental cover of Shape Of Despair's "Night's Dew." This bonus track is available exclusively over at Kaotoxin.
French label Kaotoxin records has teamed with the UK magazine Zero Tolerance to premiere the debut music video by London-based orchestral funeral doom/death band Eye Of Solitude for Halloween. Visit Zero Tolerance to check out the video, or do so below.
The music video is for the song "Awoken by Crows", which is both the opening track of their second full-length, "Sui Caedere" (released June 25th), and title track of their latest (digital) EP, "Awoken by Crows" (released May 7th and featuring three exclusive bonus tracks) and features alternative model Ivy Tenebrae. The video has been directed by J. Saunders of Dead Parrot Productions (already responsible for fellow label recording artists Unsu's "The Filthy" music video).
Eye Of Solitude will be releasing the band's second full length "Sui Caedere" in late June through Kaotoxin Records, and the band has now posted a teaser trailer online, which can be found below.
You can also check out the previously posted song "Awoken by Crows," off the band's recently released digital EP, at this location.
Kaotoxin Records has issued the following announcement about releasing a new digital EP from Eye of Solitude:
"We are VERY proud to announce that we will release, this may, as a foretaste of the dark masterpiece 'Sui Caedere,' second full-length by UK masters of desperate (Funeral) Doom / Death Eye Of Solitude, a digital EP entitled 'Awoken by Crows,' the title track of which will also be featured on the forthcoming album (release date: June 25th).
"The 'Awoken by Crows' EP will feature four tracks for a total running time of 27 minutes. The track listing being as follows:
1. Awoken by Crows - 6:24
2. Suffocating Silence - 7:04
3. Die alone - 7:24
4. Death said bring a friend - 6:08
(track 1 from Sui Caedere, tracks 2-4 from the 2011 sold out untitled EP)
"Additionally, the EP will be followed, in late May, by the release of the 'Suffocating Silence' music video directed by Dead Parrot Productions LTD. You can stream and download 'Awoken by Crows' for free as part of our on-going digital label sampler 'Weapons of Self-Destruction' on BandCamp." More...
Eye of Solitude has posted a new pre-production track online titled "Depths Of A Sick Mind," which can be heard in the player below. "Depths Of A Sick Mind" will appear on the new album "Sui Caedere," to be released this summer through Kaotoxin Records. The label also commented:
"So you think you already experienced darkness made music? Well, listen to the brand new Eye Of Solitude pre-production track from their forthcoming debut full-length, 'Sui Caedere' and discover how much you are wrong."
You can also listen to the previously posted song "Awoken by Crows" at this location.
London's Eye of Solitude has posted a new pre-production teaser track online off the upcoming "Sui Caedere" album. Check out the song "Awoken By Crows" in the player below.
"Sui Caedere" will be the second full-length from Eye of Solitude and is set for release via Kaotoxin Records this coming June. You can also listen to the previously posted song "Die Alone," taken from the band's earlier self-titled demo, at this location.
London based death/doom act Eye of Solitude recently signed on with Kaotoxin Records to release the new "Sui Caedere" album and follow-up to the previous full-length "The Ghost." In anticipation of the upcoming album, Eye of Solitude has now teamed up with Metalunderground.com to premiere a song online from the band's previously self-released and self-titled EP. Check out the "Die Alone" track in the player below.
"Sui Caedere" is set to drop this coming June, and music from that upcoming release will also see its premiere online through Metalunderground in the coming months.
The following press release was issued by Kaotoxin Records about Eye of Solitude's music:
"The Eye of Solitude is the heart of forests where unsettled spirits dwell. It is the fear within; the carnal ripping of every thought when abandoned in despair. It is nightmare and enlightenment, a fearsome tide that carries the soul and mind onto dark realms of insanity.
"The music is inspired by emotional distress, inner pain and a cruel combination of negativity and grief. Dark shapes that terrorize the soul and keep it captive on the altar of suffering, until when not being able to breathe any longer, it finds its end - a supreme escape towards peace and eternal rest.
"After 'The Ghost' debut album released in June 2011, and a self-titled EP, the band is currently working on thee second full-length, titled 'Sui Caedere,' which will be released in June 2012 through Kaotoxin records."
Eye of Solitude is:
Daniel Neagoe – Vocals (Unfathomable Ruination / The Departure)
Indee Rehal-Sagoo – Guitars
Tristan Jefferies – Guitars
Jamie Sweeney – Guitars (Trifixion)
Federico Benini – Bass (Trifixion / Unfathomable Ruination)
Ewan Ross – Drums (Trifixion)
London's Eye of Solitude has just signed a multi-album deal with Kaotoxin Records for the release of the band's second album, and debut for Kaotoxin, titled "Sui Caedere." The album will see release in June.
In anticipation of the upcoming release, Metalunderground.com will soon be streaming a track from the band's previously self-released, self-titled EP, to be followed by a new song from the upcoming album. Stay tuned for more details. Kaotoxin Records commented on the signing:
"As our very own Unsu are touring UK right now, it’s the perfect time for Kaotoxin records to introduce Metal Underground readers to another of our bands as it’s hailing from London, UK: EYE OF SOLITUDE.
"Kaotoxin is all about extremity in all of its diversity and you already had a foretaste of it during the previous weeks: Death Metal (Darkall Slaves, Dehuman, Insain…) and Grindcore (Gronibard, Infected Society, Unsu…) were two of the highlighted styles. Now it’s time for something else : Dark Doom Death Metal. More...