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Charm Designer

From: Colombia
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Charm Designer News

Below is our complete Charm Designer 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.

Charm Designer Releases "Never After" Video

Colombian group Charm Designer just released a music video for "Never After," shot in the band's hometown by local director Gustavo Carvajal. The clip - available below - portrays both the concept of a multiple characterization of mortality and the interplay of light and shade.

"Never After" is the second single from Charm Designer’s 2016 album "Everlasting", which was produced and recorded by Waldemar Sorychta (Tiamat, Samael, Moonspell, Lacuna Coil, etc.). "Everlasting" was first released by Finland’s Inverse Records on CD and also for download and streaming through digital platforms. More...

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Charm Designer Announces New Album

Colombian doom / gothic metal band Charm Designer will release sophomore album “Everlasting” on February 19th, 2016 via Inverse Records.

The follow-up to 2008's “Blood Sounds” was recorded with producer Waldemar Sorychta, known for his work with Samael, Tiamat, Lacuna Coil, Sentence,d and Moonspell among others, being the first time for him to produce a Latin American band.

The artwork was designed by Romanian artist Costin Chioreanu (At The Gates, Arcturus, Vulture Industries, Primordial, Arch Enemy, etc.).A lyric video for the title track “Everlasting” can be seen below.

Charm Designer’s founder and bassist Diego M. Giorgi comments: “We’re thrilled to finally have a release date set for our new album, since it’s been a while from when it was finished and it has been a painful task to hold our breath until now. But well, I guess that is the way it should have been in order to match the huge effort all this has meant to us. This is a work of pure and genuine determination.

“It has been a long and amazing ride for us seeking to reach this point, and well, to be able to work with Waldemar took the project of the album to a whole new level. Also, Costin did a brilliant job with the artwork for the album. We’re absolutely pleased with the outcome of all this.” More...

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Charm Designer Recording New Album

The Colombian Gothic doom metallers from Charm Designer are currently working on the recordings of their sophomore (and as-yet-untitled) release, which will tentatively see the light of day early next year.

For the follow-up to 2008’s “Blood Sounds,” the band is working with producer Waldemar Sorychta (well known for his work for such bands as Samael, Tiamat, Lacuna Coil, Sentenced, Moonspell, and Tristania, among many others), who will be in front of the production duties for a Latin American band for the first time ever.

Further details are still forthcoming, and you can follow the recording process over at the Charm Designer Facebook profile.

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Charm Designer To Play Dragones Del Metal Fest

Charm Designer has issued the following announcement about performing at the upcoming Dragones del Metal Fest in Venezuela:

"Hey everyone! We just wanted to share with you the latest news, and that is the confirmation of our band visiting Venezuela for the first time ever for the Dragones del Metal Fest that will take place next July in Caracas.

"These are great news for us and we can't wait to be there already! That's it for now...and sure, we'll keep you well informed about these awesome news...rock on!"

Additional details on the festival are available at this location.

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Charm Designer Streaming All Songs From EP

Columbia's Charm Designer is currently streaming all five tracks online from the band's last EP release, entitled "Blood Sounds." The songs "Muse X," "Creation," "Autumn of Senses," "Crytingtime's Rising," and "From Below" can be heard via the Charm Designer MySpace page.

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Charm Designer Parts Ways With Guitarist

Columbia's Charm Designer has issued the following update about parting ways with their guitarist:

"Hey everybody... As we already anticipated some weeks ago, it is now a fact that Charm Designer's longtime guitarist / keyboardist Carlos M. Mora, is no longer part of the crew, as he decided some time ago that he would leave the country due to his personal projects. Obviously, big changes are coming our way, our scheme will have to develop and find some new shapes in this months to come, in order to keep our hands on some projects we're already working on, and some other things that are a little bit more diffuse at the time. We are optimistic on this process to flow in a quick, productive way, so we can be able to have some news for you soon...as we really want to keep you all around.

"Of course, we have to take our time to thank Carlos for his big effort and commitment to the project since the very beginning, as we wish him the best in this new life he's just starting as well. We hope you'll be hearing from us soon and we are already counting on your support from the distance. More...

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