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InDread Cold

Formed: 2002
From: Poland
Last Known Status: Active


InDread Cold was born in Poland in the beginning of 2002. However an idea of the band had come up already five years before that time, during recording session of Darzamat's second album "In The Opium of Black Veil". The idea was created by Rafal Flauros Góral (vocalist), known from such Polish bands as Darzamat and Mastiphal, and Damian Kowalski, who was Darzamat's guitar player at that time, and who is also leading his own project called Eclipse. They had both invited some other musicians for the collaboration, and the second guitarist was Krzysztof Michalak (also playing in Darzamat) and Damian Wolff on drums, also the drummer of Polish band called Chort.

The music is hard to classify by any of the existing genres. For the musicians the project is, in a sense, a springboard from their mother bands. InDread Cold's music, written by guitarists, deals with multi-dimensional, trance sounds made by various kinds of guitars effects. Also the drum and vocal parts are created with the help from the latest sound techniques. InDread Cold's music is both mystically dark and (post)modern.

In the summer of 2003 two new members joined the band: bassist Bartlomiej Krawczyk, who earlier worked as a session musician and Zbigniew Zaakh Malinowski, who is responsible for samplers and keyboards.

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Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.

InDread Cold Debut Album Info

InDread Cold, the Polish band consisting of former members of Darzamat, Mastiphal, Eclipse and Chort, have posted the cover artwork for their debut album, "Underaba," here.

"Underaba," due this fall through BlackDoom Records, the British label co-founded by My Dying Bride guitarists Andrew Craighan and Hamish Glencross, was recorded between November 2002 and April 2003 at Poststreet studio in Poland. Sound engineering was handled by Szymon Struzek, who co-produced the album with InDread Cold guitarist Damian Kowalski. "Underaba" is currently being re-mastered by well-known sound engineer Mags (My Dying Bride) at Academy Studio in England. A video for the album cut "No Dreams Undreamt" can be downloaded here (15.1 MB).

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InDread Cold Signs To Black Doom Records

Polish band InDread Cold signed a contract for two albums with British BlackDoom Records ( www.blackdoom.com ). The label is founded by My Dying Bride’s members. They explain in their own words:

BlackDoom Records chose InDread Cold to be their 2nd signing on the depth of song structure and the feeling of truthfulness in the darkness that they were painting. We want bands that stand out as innovative and felt that InDread Cold are (as hard to describe as they are) stand among those clearly talented in the black arts that is needed to gain recognition by our label. Our philosophy is based on a belief unending in the quest for a darker world constructed through music, conjured in the deepest and most twisted minds metal has, InDread Cold sickness gives new life to this bastard idea.

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