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Darkestrah

From: Kyrgyzstan
Last Known Status: Active

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Below is our complete Darkestrah 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.

Darkestrah Posts Full Album Online

Kyrgyzstanian black metal outfit Darkestrah is today streaming the entirety of sixth album, "Turan" ahead of the album's international release on April 29th via Osmose Productions. Listen in below. The "Turan" track listing is as follows:

1. One with the Grey Spirit
2. Erlik-Khan
3. Conversations of the Seer
4. Gleaming Madness
5. Bird of Prey
6. The Hidden Light More...

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Darkestrah Releasing "Turan" Album

At the beginning of the year 2016, Darkestrah is writing a new chapter in the band's history with the release of a sixth opus.

The new work, entitled “Turan,” is a spiritual journey, a shamanic quest for knowledge that leads to endless steppes of Cental Asia, frozen rivers of Ural, dark halls of Erlik-Khan, to the God of Death and the fire hidden in man’s soul.

"Turan" is due out via Osmose Productions on April 29th, 2016 and will feature the following track listing:

1. One with the Grey Spirit
2. Erlik-Khan
3. Conversations of the Seer
4. Gleaming Madness
5. Bird of Prey
6. The Hidden Light More...

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Paragon Signs Darkestrah, Aetherius Obscuritas

Paragon Records has announced their latest two signings: Darkestrah and Aetherius Obscuritas.

Darkestrah have been playing their brand of innovative black metal since 1999, releasing three acclaimed albums, Sary Oy, Embrace of Memory, and Epos. While Darkestrah is now based in Germany, the band formed in the central Asian country of Kyrgyzstan.

Previous works have been described as a spiritual, almost pre-historic journey, using pagan themes in a very unique way, often paying homage to the bands Shaman roots. Great melodic parts were paired with traditional instruments like Kyl-kyjak, Komuz or Sygyt. Female Black Metal vocals and singing that created the atmosphere of the spiritual shamanic people.

Darkestrah's brand new album will be out in early 2008 through Paragon Recs.

Hungary's Aetherius Obscuritas plays fast and raging Black Metal inspired by the old masters Dissection, Ragnarok, and country mates Tormentor. Sole member Arkhorrl, regards his band as a salute to the Black Metal ancestors, and edifying the Hungarian Black Metal Scene. Aetherius Obscuritas, have previously released 3 full length albums and has established itself as one of the standouts of the thriving Hungarian Black Metal scene.

The fourth album Viziok will be available in early Autumn through Paragon.

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