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Vorkuta

Formed: 2002
From: Zalaegerszeg, Hungary
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Vorkuta News

Below is our complete Vorkuta 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.

Vorkuta Announce New Drummer

Hungarian black metallers VORKUTA have announced the addition of a permanent drummer, Khrul, who is also known for drumming in other Hungarian black metal bands such as WITCHCRAFT, MARBLEBOG, and VÉRZIVATAR. VORKUTA's first release to feature their new drummer will be a split 7" EP with Japanese thrashers ABIGAIL. A split 7" with KRATORNAS will come out via Paragon Records later in the year as well.

According to a press release, VORKUTA "plays a cold and desecrating form of black metal, at times attaining the atmosphere of 'Blood, Fire, Death'-era BATHORY as well as the traditional style of black metal found on DARKTHRONE's 'Total Death' album."

Check out a track from VORKUTA's "Into the Chasm of Lunacy" at this location.

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Vorkuta Signs With Paragon Records

Hungarian black metallers VORKUTA have inked a deal with Paragon Records. According to a press release, "VORKUTA play a cold and desecrating form of black metal, at times attaining the atmosphere of 'Blood, Fire, Death'-era BATHORY as well as the traditional style of black metal found on DARKTHRONE's 'Total Death' album. The band has previously released cassettes on WAR Productions, Stygian Shadows Productions, and FolterKammer Records. And will soon issue split releases with the likes of ABIGAIL, INFERNO, and MARBLEBOG. Paragon Record will issue the band's "Caverns of Lunacy" CD in January, which "showcases the band's more majestic, and atmospheric side."

For more information, visit www.vorkuta.uw.hu.

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