Label: Not On Label - none • Format: Cassette Single Sided, Limited Edition, Numbered • Country: Greece • Genre: Electronic, Rock • Style: Black Metal, Ambient
Funeral are a Norwegian funeral doom band formed in by Thomas Angell and Anders Eek; soon afterward, Einar Frederiksen joined as bassist and songwriter and Christian Loos joined as guitarist.
Inthe band recorded their first demo, entitled Tristessereleased the following year as a mini CD by an American record label. According to the official Funeral website this demo won them My Funeral Beneath The Profanated Stars - Nocturnal Funeral - The Winterfog title of "the most depressing band in the world". Funeral then made a decision to Taylor McFerrin - Broken Vibes EP more symphonic and the result was shown on their demo Beyond All Sunsets.
In the band became one of the first doom metal bands to recruit a female vocalist, Toril Snyen. In they released the album Tragediesprobably one of their more known albums. In the same year, they parted with Toril Snyen. The following year they went to England and recorded ten tracks at Academy Studios without vocals because of lack of a vocalist and worked with such bands as My Dying BrideAnathema and Cradle of Filth.
Later the band recruited Sarah Eick as their female vocalist and finished five of the ten tracks, resulting in To Mourn Is a Virtuealso known as "Demo '97" in The 5 track demo CD is very rare as there were only a few copies distributed to record companies, radio stations and serious fanzines worldwide. Again the band had to part with their vocalist. However, they quickly found a replacement and Hanne Hukkelberg was placed on the line-up as she had a good knowledge of music and was suitable for the band.
Funeral produced another demo in entitled The Passion Playalso known as "Demo '99", and it is once again rare as it was only distributed to record labels, radio stations and fanzines.
Infour of the ten Academy-tracks originally recorded in were partly re-written, and was Frode Forsmo's first work as Funeral singer. This was intended as a new demo, but ended up not being released, as totally new material was written. In Aprilthe Finnish label Firedoom Foolish Boy (Zetandel Chill Out Remix) - Various - Armada Lounge Volume 7 released the remastered and re-released version of Tragedies and Tristesse as a double album, with unreleased bonus-tracks taken from the Beyond All Sunsets Sessions and the Tragedies Sessions from and Included on the re-release there are unpublished My Funeral Beneath The Profanated Stars - Nocturnal Funeral - The Winterfog and poems, as well as new cover art.
On October 28,tragedy again struck, as guitarist Christian Loos died. On March 13,the band posted on Myspace that they had fourteen new songs with a total time of over My Funeral Beneath The Profanated Stars - Nocturnal Funeral - The Winterfog in pre-production. Considering that there are 17 songs in the making, the band went on to state that a double album is possible. The album "To Mourn is a Virtue" was released on May 24,the first four tracks feature Frode Forsmo on vocals, the next four feature Oysten Rustad and the final track is a remastering of a song recorded at Academy studio in England for the demo with Sarah Eick.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article relies too much on references to primary sources. Please improve this by adding secondary or tertiary sources. February Learn how and when to remove this template message. Archived from the original on Retrieved Archived at the Wayback Machine blogs. Retrieved on Authority control MusicBrainz : 6ab7de0d-efdb17ab4a.
Categories : Musical groups established in establishments in Norway Norwegian doom metal musical groups Musical quartets. Hidden categories: Pages using Timeline Webarchive template wayback links Articles lacking reliable references from February All articles lacking reliable references Articles with hCards Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz identifiers Musical groups from Norway with local place of origin missing.
Mickey - Carola - Främling, The Battle Of Waterloo / Kilcoys March / The Quaker - Battlefield Band - Theres A Buzz, Sirop Prénatif (I) - Jacques Demy • Michel Legrand - Lintégrale / The Complete Edition, II. Larghetto - Arthur Rubinstein - Arthur Rubinstein plays Chopin (Box Set)