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Upon Shadows

From: Uruguay
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Upon Shadows News

Below is our complete Upon Shadows 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.

Upon Shadows Streaming New Album

Upon Shadows has released a new instrumental album based on the seven stages of grief. You can stream the album below, and the track listing is as follows:

1. Shock 03:56
2. Denial 04:32
3. Anger 05:34
4. Understanding 07:55 (watch the music video here)
5. Guilt 04:48
6. Depression 05:55
7. Acceptance 03:48

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Upon Shadows Releases Music Video

Upon Shadows has released a music video from the band's new ambient album "7 Stages Of Grief." You can watch "Understanding" in the player below. The album's track listing is as follows:

1. Shock 03:56
2. Denial 04:32
3. Anger 05:34
4. Understanding 07:55
5. Guilt 04:48
6. Depression 05:55
7. Acceptance 03:48

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Upon Shadows Releasing New Album

Upon Shadows now presents a new dark ambient album titled "7 Stages Of Grief," which was recorded in both Finland and Uruguay throughout 2014. The cover artwork can be seen below, and band member Tamara Picardo comments:

"This is a conceptual work based on the seven stages of grief, where textures created by processing the sounds of the four elements became landscapes that appears all along the album, surrounded by keyboard melodies, bass lines, effects, and also some voices. This is our album number 6, and open the gates to a journey across the deepest pain..."

1. Shock 03:56
2. Denial 04:32
3. Anger 05:34
4. Understanding 07:55
5. Guilt 04:48
6. Depression 05:55
7. Acceptance 03:48 More...

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Upon Shadows Posts Music Video

Urugay-based dark metal outfit Upon Shadows has new music video out now featuring Finnish metaller Samuli T. Mäkelä on drums. Check out "Vision From The Child" below. You can also check out the band's previously released music video for "Our Sadness" at this location.

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Upon Shadows Releases "Our Sadness" Clip

Uruguay's two-woman act Upon Shadows has published a new video for "Our Sadness," which can be viewed in the YouTube clip below.

Upon Shadows is also currently putting together a DVD release, which will include all songs and videos from last album "7 Chapters." Tamara Picardo commentsL

"Working on Upon Shadows DVD, with all the videos of our latest album 7 Chapters. Its going to be for free download of course, as everything we make. Hope you like the idea. Thank you so much for the amazing support, ALWAYS!"

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Upon Shadows Announces New Single

Uruguay's dark metal band Upon Shadows will be releasing a new single titled "Vision From The Child" this coming October 18th, 2013. The track will also feature Samuli Mäkelä on drums.

While waiting for new material from the band, you can check out the previously posted video clip for "Alchemy of Suffering" over at this location. More...

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Upon Shadows Posts New Music Video

South American two-woman dark metal band Upon Shadows has posted a new video for the track "Alchemy Of Suffering." Check it out below. Upon Shadows consists of:

Natalia Arocena - Bass
Tamara Picardo - Keyboards, Guitar, Vocals, and Drum Programming

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Upon Shadows Releases "Cold Steel & Concrete" Clip

Uruguay's two-woman dark metal act Upon Shadows unleashed the new album "7 Chapters: Shadows Of Despair And Other Entities" back in October, and now the band has posted a music video online for a song off the release.

Check out the clip for the "Cold Steel & Concrete" track in the player below. You can also listen to the song "Spiritual Submission" over at this location.

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Upon Shadows Sets New Album Release Date

Upon Shadows has finished the recordings a new album titled "7 Chapters: Shadows Of Despair And Other Entities." The album will include 7 tracks of pure passionate dark metal and the release date is set October 18th, 2012. The album is being mixed and mastered by Julian Gobz (Whores of Babylon / Soundisciples/ Noiselab Project). The band also commented:

"Upon Shadows new album will be 60 min long, which is not so long but also not short. I feel we get a good equilibrium of elements, integrating the acoustic + dark ambient parts to the songs. Well that was something that came out in a naturally way (as all in Upon Shadows as I need total freedom to compose and enjoy the process)."

Check out the new song "Spiritual Submission" in the YouTube player available below. More...

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Upon Shadows Issues New Album Update

Uruguay's Upon Shadows will be releasing new album "7 Chapters (Shadows Of Despair And Other Entities)" this coming December. The band issued the following statement about the upcoming release:

"We are very happy to announce that Upon Shadows new album '7 Chapters (Shadows Of Despair And Other Entities)' coming up this year is being mixed and mastered by the always amazing Julian Gobz (Whores of Babylon / Soundisciples/ Noiselab Project/ Corporation of Corpse Stealers/ The Drunken Pirates).

"This is a tremendous honor for us, and specially to me, because his work with The Whores Of Babylon deeply influenced me from my very beginning into music. Thanks to this, our new album is having a good improvement in sound. Cheers for that!"

Tamara Picardo from Upon Shadows also recently collaborated with Throne of Malediction on the song "Everything's Going Cold," which can be heard here. More...

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Throne Of Malediction Posts New Track Online

Throne of Malediction has released a new song online for streaming title "Everythings Going Cold." The track features Tamara Picardo from Upon Shadows on keyboards and Kevin George from Martriden on bass too.

You can check out the song via the band's Reverbnation page or through the widget available below. Throne of Malediction's previously posted track "Not Meant For Me" is also available at this location. More...

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Upon Shadows To Release New Single

Upon Shadows has announced the release of an upcoming advance single titled "The Way To The Pleiades," which will see release on April 1st, 2012. The cryptically commented, "A new travel to the female soul, this time breaking path to the oceans of space..."

"The Way To The Pleiades" will see release as a free digital download online featuring the track itself in along with artwork and a music video. For more on Upon Shadows, check out the band's MySpace page. More...

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Upons Shadows Releases EP For Free

After releasing the instrumental album "Only Keys and Whispers" as a free digital download, Upon Shadows has also now made the "Tenebre" EP available for free online. Navigate to this location to check out the EP.

"Tenebre" is a mix of the albums "The Huge Circle Of Time" and "Melodies In Grey Scale," along with a new intro specially made for the EP. The track listing is as follows:

1. Tenebre
2. Dim Halo Of Dead Hope
3. Ondinas
4. Desolate Cold Of The Flesh
5. The Core

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Upon Shadows Vocalist Joins New Project

Vocalist Tamara Picardo of Upon Shadows has issued the following announcement about joining the new project Markhor:

"I'm happy to announce my participation in vocals in Markhor, our new project with Graham from IronWork where I have the pleasure to sing over his amazing melodies.

"Please check out our first song La Vouivre at our Myspace profile and join us. Thank you so much!"

Upon Shadows also recently made the instrumental album "Only Keys and Whispers" available as a free download. Details are available at this location.

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Upon Shadows Offering Instrumental Album For Free

Uruguay's Upon Shadows has issued the following announcement about offering the instrumental "Only Keys and Whispers" release as a free download:

"Upon Shadows presents 'Only Keys And Whispers,' a compilation of 16 instrumental tracks, where you can find some tracks made for Voces Anónimas, as well as some instrumental versions of our old songs, and all the instrumental keyboard songs released by Upon Shadows. Thank you so much for your support.

"Download it for free at the following links: Moonlightgate blog and Mega Upload."

The artwork and track listing can be viewed below. More...

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Upon Shadows Streaming Song From Latest Album

The Transylvanian Forest e-zine is currently streaming a song online from Upon Shadows' latest album "Melodies in Grey Scale." You can check out the song "Nihilism is all That Remains" by heading over to this location.

The "Melodies in Grey Scale" track listing is as follows:

1. Melodies In Grey Scale
2. Nihilism Is All That Remains
3. Dim Halo Of Dead Hope
4. Air Of The River Plate
5. Between Shades Of Gray
6. Darkness (listen to my bones)
7. Whispers
8. Desolate cold of the flesh
9. Piece To Ràn
10. Solitude

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Upon Shadows Collaborates On Beltane Track

Uruguay based act Upon Shadows has issued the following announcement about keyboardist Tamara Picardo contributing for an upcoming Beltane track:

"I'm pleased to announce my participation on keyboards, in the Beltane new song 'Yet Again.' I wanted to give the thanks to Beltane for giving me the oportunity to participate in this great new song. Was a real pleasure to collaborate with such a good musicians and I hope to be able to do more participation with them...

"Beltane, New Zealand's longest running Black Metal band, are due to release an interim single from their upcoming 5th album (and 21st CD!) due to be released in June. The song is called 'Yet Again' and will be released as a free download/stream track on their Reverb Nation / Myspace / Facebook pages on March 19th.

"The song features the drums of Chris Warhead from Abazagorath (USA) & the Keyboards of Tamara Picardo from Upon Shadows (Uruguay). Beltane's previous releases are available from Satanica Productions together with 150+ other original metal bands of all sub-genres."

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"Black Metal Agenda Vol 5" Available For Download

The fifth edition of the "Black Metal Agenda" sampler is currently online and available as a free download. A download link for the songs can be found at this location. The "Black Metal Agenda Volume 5" track listing is as follows:

1. Ninnagesh (Col) - "Evoking The Apocalypse"
2. Upon Shadows (Ury) - "Between Shades Of Gray"
3. Blade Of Death (Rus) - "Dark Winter Depression"
4. HöstMörker (Swe) - "Hämndens Tid"
5. Godless (Pri) - "Therianthropic Lust"
6. Reign (Deu) - "Religious Flame"
7. Prayer Of The Dying (Mlt) - "Destructive Minds"
8. Barad-Dur (Gbr) - "Altar"
9. Sataniset (Mex) - "Exu 7 Infernos"
10. Mordeth (Bra) - "Viruss"

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Asbel Comments On Upcoming Album

Columbian black metal act Asbel released the album "The Dark, The Withered" via Salute Records on March 26th, 2010. Asbel has now checked in with the following update about working on a new album, which will feature several guest female vocalists:

"According to the great acceptance for the latest album 'The Dark, The Withered 2010' With female vocalists from Canada, Uruguay, Colombia and Turkey. Asbel decides to release The Dark The Withered Volume II, This time with the participation of female vocalists from Chile, USA, Colombia, Uruguay, Canada, Mexico, Argentina and Hungary. (Waiting for more)

"The female vocalists who will participate: Draco - Band ‘Hydra’ Chile, Nemesis Divina - Band ‘Vow’ USA, Hypothermia - Band ‘Coldnight’ Colombia, Tamara - Band ‘Upon Shadows’ Uruguay, Moonlike - Band ’Blackest Orchid’ Canada, Aphrodite - Band ‘Black Palace’ Mexico, Beleth - Band ‘Psicomortis’ Argentina, Vorst - Band ‘Soulthorn’ Hungary. More...

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Upon Shadows Offering Demo Albums For Free

Uruguay based dark symphonic metallers Upon Shadows are currently offering two previous demo albums as free downloads. The band's 2003 self-titled demo can be found at this location and their 2009 "The Circle of Time" demo can be downloaded here.

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