In 1998, heavily influenced by the eerie charisma of the early second Black Metal wave and by the gloomy dignity of Doom Metal aswell, Evangelion began to write the music who could best fit the atmosphere of the lyrical ideas about historical religious wars.
By 1999 Evangelion had a couple of nearly completed songs and a lot of riffs and melodies for some more songs. Due to the lack of adequate musicians in the Engadin (a lone valley in Switzerland) that time, Evangelion recorded the riffs, melodies and particular rhythm patterns on MiniDisc for a future use.
With time passing by, Evangelion was involved in other musical bands and projects and went on writing different material and those ideas and demos were forgotten and disappeared in the archives.
...until 2016, when Evangelion rediscovered the lyric sheets and MiniDiscs with the recorded ideas.
After nearly 20 years, and with the help of some friends, the time has finally come to present some of these songs to those who are seeking for music still breathing the spirit of the 90ies!
Be prepared for a full old-school dose of Melodic Black Metal in the vein of Dissection and Unanimated!
And prepare your black candles for an Epic Doomed mass!
EVANGELION will bring you the Sacred Butchery!
released November 8, 2019
Vocals recorded by Evangelion.
Guitars and Bass recorded by Ainga.
Guitars reamped & Drums recorded Mixed & Mastered
by Mario Dahmen at Liquid Aether Audio, May 2019.
Cover & Layout by Evangelion.
Picture „Das Blutbad im Veltlin“ (Juli 1620, nach Ziegler),
reposited at the Kantonsbibliobthek in Chur.
Evangelion Logo and Sigil concept by Evangelion.
Design by ModBlackmoon.
Let's be honest: this album fails to catch my attention on any detail, but all is nice. Mid-tempo BM, esoteric, slightly epic in the "viking style" (haha). Worth a try. It's from van records and you notice the so-typical sound promoted by this label - that I like. 1 euro for the digital copy, I didn't hesitate. Bertrand Marchal