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Dark Fortress is a melodic black metal band from Landshut, Germany, formed in 1994. They have released seven studio albums, a split album and a demo album.
Early history Edit
The band formed in 1994. In 1996 they released the demo Rebirth Of The Dark Age.[2] In 1997 the original line-up, consisting of band founder Asvargr (guitar), vocalist Azathoth, Njord on bass, and drummer Charon established the band's first live line-up with the addition of a second guitarist named Crom and keyboardist Thamuz. Read more on

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February 5th, 2010

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Album: Dark Fortress – Ylem

February 1st, 2010

Dark Fortress
Century Media
25 January 2010

by Tom Dare

Germany’s Dark Fortress have delivered an album that has a very strange effect: one moment they can be utterly enthralling and brilliant, and the next moment you find your attention has wandered and you want to listen to something else. The band is clearly bursting with genuinely great ideas, but have arrived at a rather confused end point.

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