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Dark Fortress

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Over the years the German black metal outfit DARK FORTRESS have established themselves in the top ranks of the genre with intense live shows and fascinating, pitch black full-length masterpieces. Hailing from Landshut since 1994, they have released six studio albums, a split album and a demo album.

Their first musical sign of life was the 1996 released demo "Rebirth Of The Dark Age" which as a matter of fact was the hour of birth of a soon to become truly dark and mesmerizing band. Read more on

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February 5th, 2010

It’s been a bit of a belter this week, so for anyone who’d been a bit slack and missed anything, here’s what we’ve been getting up to:

Next week: expect interviews with Baroness, as well as Adrian and Anders from the sadly no-longer-with-us At The Gates. Oh, and there’ll be some sweeeeet video action with the smokin’ hot Doris ‘Thunder Tears’ Yeh of Chthonic as well….

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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