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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.
French extreme doom/death metal band Ataraxie recently put out a double CD, "Project X," to celebrate ten years of existence on Weird Truth (CD)/Ostra Records (LP). Tracks from that CD are streaming over on MySpace. The double album is basically a re-recorded version of "The Other Path" demo, plus some live footage and a couple of new songs. Below is an upload of the song "Eternal Sufferings," one of a few videos from "Project X" on YouTube. Ataraxie will next be playing live with fellow French band Cult of Occult and the U.K. band The Wounded Kings at Les Combustibles in Paris, France on March 1st.
'Slow Transcending Agony', the debut album of the french brutal doomsters ATARAXIE will be released in June on the Japanese extreme doom label Weird Truth. This album was recorded in Belgium during last summer in the CCR studio (TPOG, Aborted, In Quest...) and contains 5 tracks of old school and brutal doom/death for a total length of 51 min. It will appeal to fans of Unburied, Evoken, Worship, Thergothon, Mournful Congregation, old Paradise lost and 90s doom/death nostalgics in general.
Doom hits Ghent, Belgium on the 18th December 2004 (Saturday).
My Lament (Bel), Lethian Dreams (Fra) and Ataraxie (Fra) will turn The Frontline into a place of brooding and unforgiving doom. The primary goal of this event is to promote the doom metal genre. Therefore, the three bands will present their newest material live.
French doomdeath band Ataraxie finished the recordings of their debut album, that will see the light of day under the moniker 'Slow Transcending Agony'. The album was recorded at the CCR Studio's in Zulte, Belgium, contains 5 songs and will last about 51 minutes. At the moment, the band is looking for a label to release the album. Artwork for the CD can be seen at here.
In October, Ataraxie will also be promoting the new songs in live situations in France. More details on the Ataraxie website.
Also plans are being made for a tour in April 2005.