New Music: Arawn - Odkazy doby - Slovak Metal Army Release: 24 December 2020 Monday December 21 2020, 7:41 PM
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New Music: Arawn - Odkazy doby - Slovak Metal Army Release: 24 December 2020

SLOVAK METAL ARMY is proud to present ARAWN's highly anticipated second album, Odkazy doby.

The year 2017 is written, and the new North Bohemian band ARAWN is crawling on the surface.Jirka (alias Suky), Milan (alias Zakk), Tomáš (alias Hroch), and Petr (alias Viking) met at the right time, and the remnants of various bands give birth to a new and crucial moment in their musical lives called ARAWN.

According to mythology, the name of the band is given by the strict, but at the same time non-negotiable Welsh god of the underworld ARAWN. Zakk - guitar / scream (ex-Audiens, ex-Imperium, ex-Sixth Dimension ex-Final Pain), Viking - drums (ex-Psychotherapy, ex-Self Sacrifice), Jirka - growl / scream (ex-Furt2n, ex- Fetus in fetu), and Hroch - bass (ex-Final Pain) met and formed only a momentary project at the beginning, but later they became a regular band. There is a period full of unclear situations around the band's operationbefore Jirka's arrival as a singer; the band rehearses several adepts, but it was notuntil Jirka was the real fool like everyone else who gave the band the right face. Here comes the period of doing everything differently.

The band is diligently rehearsing the material, and in less than a year, they do not set out to occupy the stages and clubs but go straight to the Sonidos studio to record their first single called “Zrozeni” (Birth) under the baton of sound expertZdeněk Ondráček.  It isreally one year since the band members met and the birth of the album Zrozeni (also Birth). The album first became exposedas a digitalreleaseonly, but after less than half a year, it found a publisher. The record was taken over by SLOVAK METAL ARMY, and thanks to that, it is beginning to spread across the worldas a physical album release. Thanks to the digital form, it found its way allover the world. Several reviews are published at home and abroad and enjoy unusual success and interest.

After two months of demanding workon the album,it isfinally becoming reality that fans can witness ARAWN live at many concerts. The band is reassured that the steps they took were right. The ARAWN fans familyisgrowing every day, and the band is getting increasinglyfamous. We can highlight successfulevents with the bands Debustrol, Hate, Asmodeus, Root, Mortifilia, Anime Torment, Konfront, Miloš Dodo Doležal, and many others. Clubs were slowly becoming larger, individual concerts were becoming tours throughout the whole country, and the band also played in Slovakia.

Three music videos were created to support the album, of which the video for the song “Lidice” caused a huge stir in all the media. The band was not afraid of the sensitive topic "Burning of the village of Lidice," during World War II. The controversial video caused a huge wave of questions in all the mediaand for the first time is under pressure between underground vs. mainstream. The band has withstood the pressure, they are firmly behind their opinion, and after a year, they went to the Sonidos studio again to create a second album called Odkazy doby (Links of the Time).The album was created with the continued support of fans and the Startovac project. Thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic’s effect (canceled festivals, concert tours, etc.), paradoxically, the band had time to create a successor to the debut album.

ARAWN lineup
Jirka "Suky" Suk – growl/scream
Milan "Zakk" Brna – guitars/scream
Tomáš "Hroch" Vančura – bass
Petr "Viking" Jebavý – drums

Band contact: arawnband@gmail.com 

MORE INFO:
www.facebook.com/arawncz 
www.slovakmetalarmy.sk 
www.facebook.com/slovakmetalarmy 
www.slovakmetalarmy.bandcamp.com  


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