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Crimson Moon

Formed: 1994
From: San Diego, CA, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Crimson Moon News

Below is our complete Crimson Moon 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.

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

Acherontas Recruits New Band Member

Black metal act Acherontas has issued the following announcement about recruiting Scorpio Androctonus from Crimson Moon as a new band member:

"I am proud to announce that Scorpio Androctonus from the cult band of Crimson Moon/Akrabu & many other activities in the scene is the new basic member of the Acherontas coven!

"The Ritual Parts of Acherontas will take form from his Lucidity and Vision! It was a matter of time this union to take place as many Common perspectives in Philosophy and Music we Share. Welcome in Our Coven Brother.

"On behalf of the band... Acherontas V.Priest." More...

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Melechesh Announces Session Bassist

Nuclear Blast Records has issued the following statement about Sumerian black/thrash act Melechesh recruiting a session bass player for upcoming live shows:

"Melechesh is to be joined by session bass player Scorpios of the American black metal band Crimson Moon. Scorpios has been residing in Germany for several years, he will be arriving in Amsterdam on Tuesday for intensive rehearsal sessions.

"His first show will be April 20th - Melechesh live in UAE Dubai’s Holy Noise metal event. This will mark Melechesh's second live show in Dubai first being in 2009 Sand Storm Festival."

Melechesh will also be releasing an exclusive digital EP called "Mystics Of The Pillar II." The EP will contain the following tracks and will be released April 27th in Europe, May 1st in the US:

01. Mystics Of The Pillar (Alternate Ending)
02. Sacred Geometry (Instrumental)
03. The Epigenesis (Instrumental)

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Winds From The Void Tour 2007 Announced

Hate War Productions presents the Winds From The Void Tour 2007, featuring Demoncy, Crimson Moon, Tenebrous and Legions Of Astaroth w/ guests. The tour dates and routing is shaping up like this so far:

Tuesday May 8th Florida TBA
Wednesday May 9th Atlanta / The Masquerade (all ages)
Thursday May 10th Alabama / Benchwarmer (19+) w/ Octagon
Friday May 11th Houston / F.B.I. Rock Club #2 (all ages) w/Dagon,ToScaleTheThrone,Xaphron & Necrofaith
Saturday May 12th Texas TBA
Sunday May 13th San Antonio / Black Diamonds Bar (all ages) w/ Dagon,Ancient Malus, Satans Goat & The Ritual
Monday May 14th Mexico TBA
Tuesday May 15th
Wednesday May 16th El Paso / Chics Tequila Bar (all ages) w/ Pyre & Nyogthaeblisz
Thursday May 17th TBA
Friday May 18th Las Vegas / Cooler Lounge (21+)
Saturday May 19th Los Angeles / Zen Sushi
Sunday May 20th San Francisco TBA
Monday May 21st
Tuesday May 22nd Portland TBA
Wednesday May 23rd Seattle / Studio Seven (all ages) w/ Scorched Earth
Thursday May 24th
Friday May 25th Salt Lake City / The Dragons Lair (21+)
Saturday May 26th Denver TBA
Sunday May 27th
Monday May 28th Chicago TBA

If you have information to local promoters in TBA cities or general areas to those specified dates please, contact hatewarproductions@earthlink.net or Tomas@foreverplaguedrecords.com to help out.

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Crimson Moon Rehearsal To Be Released On CD

Long-running U.S. black metallers Crimson Moon will have their "Under the Serpentine Spell" rehearsal recording released on CD before the end of the year by Sweden's Total Holocaust Records. This recording has been completely remixed and remastered and "easily sounds 1,000 times better than any of the bootlegs that have been circulating around the last couple of years," according to a press release. Crimson Moon, who have been in the U.S. black metal scene since 1994, contain members of the underground occult bands Nibiru, Akrabu, Sabnack and Akhkharu. A cassette version of "Under the Serpentine Spell" will be issued via Silcharde Records.

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Kthulu Productions Update

Two new releases by the CA based Khtulu Productions:

Finally after 6 long years, the "Under the Serpentine Spell" rehearsals by CRIMSON MOON will be officially released as a limited cassette tape to 500 with very special packaging!!! This will be released during 2004 on Kthulu Productions and Silcharde Records.

NIBIRU will be arriving in 2004. Cold, dark, Atmospheric Black metal by Nocturnal Overlord of Crimson Moon. Originally started as an ambient keyboard project, then progressed to a very dark and epic journey like no other... 2 CD releases are being worked on now.

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