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Woods of Desolation

From: New South Wales, Australia
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Woods of Desolation News

Below is our complete Woods of Desolation 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.

Woods Of Desolation Working On New EP

Australia's Woods of Desolation has checked in with the following update about working on a new EP and recruiting a guest musician:

"Secretly planned for some time, I can now confirm the next Woods of Desolation chapter shall be a very special, conceptual EP featuring guest drums performed by Vlad of Drudkh/Old Silver Key!

"Further news and info will follow when it is available, until then, please spread the word and get ready!"

You can also check out the song "Enshrouded by Solitude" from the band's "Sorh" EP in the player available below. More...

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Woods of Desolation Reveals New Album Release Date

Australian metal band Woods of Desolation has issued the following update:

"I have received news that the official release date for the new Woods of Desolation album; Torn Beyond Reason, will be FEBRUARY 25TH via Northern Silence Productions. I have been assured that this date is final and will not change anymore. I know the wait has been long for this new album, but I assure you if you like what you have heard thus far, the wait will be definitely worth it!"

"Also, due to constant demand, I have decided to make a release compiling the long sold out demo's and split tracks, along with alot of early unreleased material no one outside of myself/WoD has ever heard before! Due to the amount of material this will be presented as a Double CD / Double LP release. This will be your chance to hear the early beginnings of Woods of Desolation in it's rawest form. More news to come regarding this at a later date." More...

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Woods Of Desolation Reveals New Album Details

Woods of Desolation is set to release the new album "Torn Beyond Reason" in January 2011 via Northern Silence Productions. The album artwork can be viewed here. "Torn Beyond Reason" will have the following track listing:

1. Torn Beyond Reason
2. Darker Days
3. An Unbroken Moment
4. The Inevitable End
5. November
6. Somehow...

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Woods Of Desolation Checks In With Album Update

Woods of Desolation has checked in with the following brief update about releasing a new album:

"I can now confirm that the new Woods of Desolation album will be released via German label Northern Silence Productions. Album title, artwork and specific release information will be made available soon! Thanks for your support."

Additional details regarding the release will be announced as they are made available.

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Austere Calls It Quits

Depressive black metal band Austere recently called it quits. Here's the vague update from the band:

“It is with much sadness that today, May 19th, 2010, we announce the end of Austere. We would like to thank everyone who has helped and supported us over the years, and we hope you’ll continue to support us in our current and future endeavors.”

Tim Yatras and ‘D’ have two other bands on the go; black metal band Woods of Desolation and mellow rock band Grey Waters, while Mitchell Keepin is presumably focusing on Nazxul.

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Woods Of Desolation Posts New Tracks

Australian metal act Woods of Desolation has posted two new tracks online for streaming, which are both off the band's upcoming as-yet-untitled album. The new songs "Torn Beyond Reason" and "Darker Days" can be heard at the official Woods of Desolation MySpace page. More details on the album's title and track listing will be announced as they are made available.

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Woods Of Desolation Finishes New Album

Woods of Desolation has issued the following update about completing a new album:

"I'm very glad to be able to say that the new Woods of Desolation album is now complete! 2 years have pass since the 'Sorh' EP was recorded in 2008, and 3 years since the debut album 'Toward The Depths' in 2007, and after 'Sorh' I did not think another release would be completed, but thankfully with the help of Tim the album I wanted to create has finally become a reality.

"Quite alot has naturally progressed and matured in the years leading up to this recording and to think that this album wouldn't reflect that would be erroneous. A professional studio has been used to make this record and so I would naturally expect some people to complain solely about this fact. However, what people do not realize is Woods of Desolation was never intentionally made to be a 'raw black metal' project, I was simply using the tools I had at hand at the time to best complete the vision I had in mind of my own creation. Unfortunately my knowledge of recording techniques and equipment was rather poor, resulting in what has been labeled as 'raw black metal' by people outside the band. More...

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Woods Of Desolation To Enter The Studio

Woods of Desolation has issued the following update about preparing to enter the recording studio:

"I am glad to announce that Woods of Desolation will enter the studio late February to begin recording the 2nd, as yet untitled, full-length album due for release in 2010. Unfortunately, Desolate will not be featured on this release due to other commitments, but has been replaced by Sorrow aka Tim of Austere/Grey Waters, who will also take over the drumming position from myself. February will also see the release of a new t-shirt & patches via Eisenwald. Keep an eye here for more news to follow at a later date!"

You can also check out some of Woods of Desolation's music at their MySpace page.

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Woods of Desolation Reveals New EP Details

Australian metallers Woods of Desolation have issued the following statement about their new EP:

"Simply titled "Sorh" (meaning Sorrow in Modern English) this new EP (with Desolate of Austere on vocals) features 3 tracks + intro of raw, atmospheric black metal. A new path has been carved for Woods of Desolation, the cold void growing ever closer, unveiling the only true answer: 'Misery will await, alike the seasons and the tide, So Shall Death await' This MCD comes with a deluxe full colour digisleeve package with a printed inner-pocket!"

The track listing for "Sorh" is as follows:

1. Intro
2. The Leaden Sky Torn
3. Enshrouded By Solitude
4. Within The Crimson Tide

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