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Sri Lanka's Raaksha Gears Up For As Agony Unfolds

Sri Lanka's Hela Metal outfit Raaksha has recently issued an update, announcing a split release between Black Metal/Noise project, Plecto Aliquem Capite, also from Sri Lanka and Pogrom from Canada. This Split which is as announced an Online Release supported by Canada's Funeral Rain Records, includes 3 tracks from each band, song information is as follows;

Raaksha - Susaana Rujawa (A dedication to the great Ritigala Jayasena later known as Mahasona)
Pogrom - Anvil
Plecto Aliquem Capite - Seevali (Which will be featuring Marlin Jayakody from Raaksha on Yak Bera, and Pitta from PLNS as guest guitarist)

Frontman Marlin of Raaksha commented; "Raaksha under went a massive change of our lineup and there were many issues over the past couple of months regarding the band members. We are happy to announce that all issues have been sorted out and Raaksha is alive and kicking once again. The new Track titled "Susana Rujawa" which speaks about the sorrow and the pain of parting of the Legendary Folk Hero Ritigala Jayasena, Will be featured in the Three way Split with the Plecto Aliquem Capite and Pogrom. The Split, which is titled "As Agony Unfolds" will be released through Funeral Rain Records (Canada) And SLUM Records (Sri lanka).

The past has been bloody, the future would be even more wretched. But we will not quit. We have thought of stopping live performances for the time being and focus more on our up coming EP Titled "Mahason Haalla" with all new compositions and guest artists."

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