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Semargl

Formed: 1997
From: Kyyiv, Ukraine
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Semargl News

Below is our complete Semargl 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.

Semargl Announces Lineup Changes

Ukraine's Semargl has issued the following announcement about recruiting new members:

"Semargl presents new band members: Adele Ri as female vocal and Romulus on bass/vocal. Adele Ri has already cooperated with the band on the Satanic Pop Metal album — she's done vocals for songs I Hunger, Drag Me To Hell, God Is Not Love, Opium, Loneliness and Redire. And for now Adele Ri will perform for band live shows and record tracks.

"After 5 years of close cooperation Hannibal had to leave band due to personal occasions and new member Romulus replaced him for recording work and live shows.

"After such lineup changes Semargl will present more new music experiments and the band is currently recording a 6th album which will be released in 2013. The band has already performed with the new members at Halloween Horror Night 2012 (at Bingo, Kyiv, UA) and video is available below."

You can also check out Semargl's previously posted music video for "God is Not Love" at this location. More...

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Semargl Releases "God Is Not Love" Video

Ukranian act Semargl has released a new music video for "God Is Not Love," which can be viewed in the player below. (note: this video will likely soon be removed from YouTube due to its content. We'll put up a different version once one becomes available).

"God Is Not Love" is taken off the band's latest album "Satanic Pop Metal." You can also check out the band's previously posted video for "Tak, Kurwa" at this location.

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Semargl Posts Trailer For Upcoming Live DVD

Ukrainian black metallers Semargl have posted a new trailer online for its forthcoming live concert DVD. The new set, which is titled "Halloween Horror Night 2011," was filmed on October 31st in the band's hometown of Kyiv, Ukraine. The concert focuses primarily on the band's "Satanic Pop Metal" concept album. You can view the trailer, which features the track "Join In Fire," by using the player located below.

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Semargl Posts New Album Artwork

Semargl has posted the cover artwork online for the band's upcoming album "Satanic Pop Metal," which can be viewed below. Semargl also commented:

"Semargl presents cover of its new 5th album called 'Satanic Pop Metal,' which will be released under label Twilight-Vertrieb (DE) in the near future. Release date will be announced later, as well as the promo songs.

"The album will contain 13 tracks, including the song 'Tak, Kurwa' which had previously appeared as an Internet single free for download from the official website here.

"'Satanic Pop Metal' means the evolution of Semargl's music, a new genre, in which the band performed their latest songs - a mix of different ideas and experiments." More...

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Balfor Confirmed For Eindhoven Metal Meeting

Ukrainian black metallers Balfor have been confirmed for this year's edition of Eindhoven Metal Meeting 2011. The two-day festival event will be held on the 16th and 17th of December 2011. For further details, head over to the festival's website at this location. The currently announced billing is as follows:

Morbid Angel
Sepultura
Exodus
Heaven Shall Burn
Kataklysm
Destruction
Triptykon
Asphyx
Marduk
God Dethroned
Tankard
Nifelheim
Heathen
Heidevolk
Desaster
Disabuse
The Rotted
Adept
Milking The Goatmachine
Mar De Grises
Valkyrja
Balfor
Cripper
Semargl
Stormrider
Saturnian
Azarath
Dawn Of Disease

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Semargl Posts Festival Footage

Semargl, which recently finished recording a fifth album, has posted footage online of the band's performance at the Hard Rock Laager 2011 festival. You can check out the video clip below.

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Semargl Finishes Recording New Album

Ukrainian "Satanic pop-metal" band Semargl has checked in with the following brief announcement about finishing the recording of a new album:

"We just finished recording the new 5th album! At the moment all material is in mixing and mastering process at Blacklight Studio (Kiev) and we expect it to be released at the end of 2011."

Additional details on the new album, and follow-up to "Ordo Bellictum Satanas," will be announced as they are made available.

In the mean time, you can also check out the music video for the band's latest single "Tak, Kurwa" by heading over to this location.

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Semargl Posts "Tak, Kurwa" Video

Satanic pop black metal band Semargl has posted a (not safe for work) music video online for the new single "Tak, Kurwa," which can be viewed in the player below.

Semargl - Tak, Kurwa [Uncensored] from SEMARGL official on Vimeo.

You can also download the HD uncensored version by heading over to the Semargl website at this location.

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Semargl Uploads "Credo Flaiming Rain" Clip

Semargl has posted a music video online for the song "Credo Flaming Rain," which is off the band's album "Ordo Bellictum Satanas." The clip can be viewed below, and features guest vocals by Nera (Darzamat, NeraNature) and piano by Jonny Maudling (Bal-Sagoth, My Dying Bride).

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Semargl Completes Recording of New Album

Ukrainian metallers SEMARGL have finished recording their new full-length album, "Ordo Bellictum Satanas," for an early 2010 release via German label Twilight Vertrieb. The recording sessions for the fourth SEMARGL's CD took place at Blacklight Recording Studio in Kiev. Guest musicians on this album include: Jonny Maudling (BAL-SAGOTH, MY DYING BRIDE), Nera (DARZAMAT), Iscariah (IMMORTAL, DEAD TO THIS WORLD, NECROPHAGIA), Novy (DIES IRAE, BEHEMOTH, VADER), Vrangsinn (CARPATHIAN FOREST, NATTEFROST).

A preview version of a new song from upcoming album is available for streaming on the band's official website and MySpace page. More...

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Semargl Post "The Manifest Of War" Video Online

"The Manifest of War", the new video from the Ukrainian avant-garde satanic metal band SEMARGL, can be viewed here. The clip was made in the same style as previous video "Selection" using pictures from the Second World War. The song comes off the group's third album, "Manifest", which was released last August via Deathgasm Records. The CD was recorded at the Echolane studio in Bergen Hohne, Germany.

For more information, visit www.semargl.com.ua. More...

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