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Panopticon

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There are at least four artists named Panopticon:

1) Panopticon is an atmospheric black metal band created by Austin Lunn. The project began as a studio-only effort with Lunn writing and performing all parts. While he remains the driving creative force, Panopticon has since expanded to include a lineup of musicians for live performances. The music features many familiar elements of black metal, but additionally incorporates bluegrass and Appalachian folk. Read more on Last.fm

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EP: Falls of Rauros / Panopticon – Split EP

May 9th, 2014

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Falls of Rauros / Panopticon
Split EP
Bindrune Recordings
29 April 2014

by Cheryl Carter

Panopticon’s career output been fairly prolific, with the one man band giving us four full lengths (with another due this summer) and seven split releases (including the one we talk about here). It’s in stark contrast to Falls of Rauros who, in a similar time scale, have released two full lengths a handful of early demos and this split. Both though, tread their own path of nature inspired black metal with the former often turning to slightly different sounds depending on the records theme while the latter are firmly planted in that Cascadian sound that’s been rife these last few years.

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