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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.
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...
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!"
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...
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...
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:
2. Dim Halo Of Dead Hope
4. Desolate Cold Of The Flesh
5. The Core
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.
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.
The artwork and track listing can be viewed below. More...
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)
8. Desolate cold of the flesh
9. Piece To Ràn
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."
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"
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...
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.