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Latest Dark Forest News
Below is our complete Dark Forest 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.
Bleak Art Records has announced the return of Canada’s own Dark Forest with the long awaited sophomore release “Land Of The Evening Star." The album was officially done back in March, but now has a label. The artwork on the album was done by Kris Verwimp, and five tracks from it have been streaming from the album over on YouTube, inlcuding the upload of "Hearth" below. Recently Dark Forest played in its hometown at the Calgary Metalfest, with more live dates planned in the near future.
Canadian extreme metal label Bleak Art Records currently welcomes serious inquiries to review work for their bands. It is important to note that of the eight bands listed on their site, www.bleakartrecords.com, most of them are black metal bands. The bands and their descriptions are listed on this page. People with knowledge of black metal would most likely be preferred. The label owner Joseph Scott is also looking for potential investors/business partners in opening a metal retail store for the label to operate from in an establishment which he also plans to acquire residence in for himself and the business associates. At this point it's an idea which is set as a serious goal for the label to continue at a new level of marketing. To learn further on both matters, contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org. Bleak Art Records associates in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
UK's Cloven Hoof have issued the following update welcoming their new guitarist Christian Horton:
"Christian Horton makes his cloven hoof debut 25th of October, in a baptism of fire at the Metal Maniacs 2008 festival in Hoorn Holland. Christian supported Cloven hoof whilst playing in the excellent band Dark Forest. He will provide blistering rhythm guitar in a set packed with classic hoof songs."
Underground black metal label Undead Propaganda has recently signed Dark Forest of north from Stockholm and with Kafziel from Uppsala. Negotiations are also in the works with Necromorbus studios about future co-operation.
The second anual Heathen Crusade music festival has been announced. The festival will take place at the Quest Night Club in Minneapolis, MN on Saturday, January 20, 2007. The festival is an 18 and older event. Confirmed bands are as follows:
Will of the Ancients
Hordes of Yore
More info and updates are available at the festival's website, http://www.heathencrusade.com/hc2/index2.htm