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English Black Metal Musical Groups: Bal-Sagoth, Cradle of Filth, Venom, Anaal Nathrakh, the Meads of Asphodel, Akercocke, Hecate Enthroned Books LLC

English Black Metal Musical Groups: Bal-Sagoth, Cradle of Filth, Venom, Anaal Nathrakh, the Meads of Asphodel, Akercocke, Hecate Enthroned

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Published May 6th 2010
ISBN : 9781155701738
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76 pages
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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Bal-Sagoth, Cradle of Filth, Venom, Anaal Nathrakh, the MeadsMorePurchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Bal-Sagoth, Cradle of Filth, Venom, Anaal Nathrakh, the Meads of Asphodel, Akercocke, Hecate Enthroned, Forefather, Code, the Axis of Perdition, Eibon La Furies, Corpsing. Excerpt: Akercocke Akercocke is an English progressive blackened death metal band from London, England. They take their name from a talking monkey in Robert Nye s interpretation of the Faust-legend, and are notable for their heavily Satanic and sexual lyrical content. Biography The band was formed in 1997 by guitarist Jason Mendonca and drummer David Gray, who soon added second guitarist Paul Scanlan and bassist Peter Theobalds. They self-released their first album, Rape of the Bastard Nazarene, in 1999- after this release met with some success, they were signed to the underground Peaceville Records . Their debut release for the new company was 2001s The Goat of Mendes, previously released on the bands own Goat of Mendes label. 2003 saw the release of Choronzon, on Earache Records .The band embarked on an exhaustive tour of the US to promote the album and parted company with guitarist Paul Scanlan upon their return. He was replaced by Matt Wilcock, formerly of Australian metal band The Berzerker . Words That Go Unspoken, Deeds That Go Undone was released in Britain and Europe in October 2005, and in the United States in February 2006, on Earache Records . To promote the album, Akercocke went on tour with Mortician and Blood Red Throne through Europe. Prior to this, they had played four shows in Britain to promote the new album, supported by fellow British death metallers Ted Maul . On January 18, 2007, Theobalds left the band, citing personal differences. He was replaced by Peter Benjamin of the band Corpsing . Akercocke released their fifth album, Antichrist, in May of 2007, their last album on the Ea...