Vakaren (Sweden/USA) - The Personification Of Time & Dust - Featured & Interviewed By Pete's Rock News And Views ! Check it out here at this link: http://petesrocknewsandviews.com/vakaren-interview/
Release Date: 10/31/21
FFO: Watain, Leviathan, Sanguine Relic
Short Bio: Vakaren began as a raw/depressive Black Metal project from a town not far from Stockholm, Sweden. The project's influences range from Black Metal projects such as Beketh Nexehmu to Post-Punk projects like She Past Away. The band released its first demo in early 2017 which was later followed by the release of the band's first full-length Aeternum, released by Les Fleurs Du Mal Productions. Aeternum paved the way for the band's current sound. Aggressive, violent, and atmospheric are words that have been commonly used to describe Vakaren's sound and visuals.
Ethereal was released on July 28th, 2021 by Witch Cult Records after a slew of EPs and demos released by the band. The band's second full-length drove Vakaren's iconic sound into new soundscapes and incorporated a wide variety of genres into their sound, ranging from Electronic to Death Metal. The underground success of Ethereal gave credence to Vakaren's unique and sometimes progressive approach to a genre saturated with trend followers and copycats.
Currently, Vakaren is working on finalizing the recording of what will be their third full-length album. During the recording process "The Personification Of Time & Dust" (Single) was released to the world to showcase the band's latest sound.
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