samedi 28 août 2010


Summoning is an Austrian black metal band. They are known in part due to their extensive use of J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth mythology as lyrical subject.

On their debut album Lugburz, Summoning showed the musical traits of a more traditional, raw black metal band, although had a reverberated sound to the production. After this album, the band began to develop a slower, denser, and more epic sound to their music, showcased in such albums as 2001's Let Mortal Heroes Sing Your Fame, and in their latest effort Oath Bound. Their trademark sound is characterized by very minimalistic and quiet guitars often low in the mix, heavily programmed and reverberated drums, multi-layered synthesizer and keyboard melodies mimicking a full orchestra which often dominates the rest of the mix apart from the saturated drums. Vocals are still sung in the traditional black metal fashion, however vocals are often heavily reverberated as well. Male voice choir sections also make an appearance on the albums Let Mortal Heroes Sing Your Fame (on the song Farewell) and Oath Bound (On the songs Might And Glory and Land of the Dead).

Members :

Protector : Guitars, Vocals, Keyboards
Silenius : Bass, Vocals, Keyboards

Discography :

1995 : Lugburz :

1995 : Minas Morgul :

1996 : Dol Guldur :

1999 : Stronghold :

2002 : Let Mortal Heroes Sing Your Fame :

2006 : Oath Bound :

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