After we presented “Héraldique” last week from Darkenhöld‘s newest album, now it’s time to unveil the album, “Arcanes & Sortilèges”, in full, in the day that it will be out. So in in a World Of Metal exclusive for Portugal here’s the album in full:
In 2008, Aldébaran (ex – Artefact) and Cervantes joined their forces to create Darkenhöld with the aim to play authentic medieval black metal. After two split-CDs. Darkenhöld released its first album “A Passage To The Towers”. The band goes then away to defend its music in public, before beginning the writing process of the second opus. With “Echoes To The Stone Keeper”, the band develops its universe, evocative power and sound signature: a melodic black metal made of foggy landscapes, ruins and mysterious medi eval majesty.
To conceive “Castellum” the band plunged into ancient times where legendary castles and fortresses were raised proudly to impose their magnificence. This third album gives a new life to the old stones that are full of history through a personal and imaginative work. “Memoria Sylvarum”, the fourth opus, released in May 2017 (CD version), is an ode to solitary wanderings in the forest and forgotten ruins.
November 2020 sees the coming of “Arcanes & Sortilèges”, an album that emphasizes twelve epic years. This majestic Black metal is a true invitation to a journey in these authentic places where myths and legends live on.
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