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Release date: 28 September 2012
Style: Atmospheric black metal

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8.4 | 165 votes

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Disc I
01. Jind De Tronuri
02. Flăcărarii
03. E-an-na
04. Calea Rotilor De Foc
05. Pândarul
06. Zuh
07. Cumpăt
08. Dojana

Disc II [digipak bonus]
01. Zuh - Cu Tunetul Muntilor
02. Cumpat
03. Ruun [Enslaved cover]

Disc III [bonus DVD]
+ Interview feature & making of

Top 20 albums of 2012: 9

Review
Lyrics (4)


Line-up
Edmond "Hupogrammos Disciple's" Karban - vocals, guitar, keyboards, traditional instruments
Christian "Sol Faur Spurcatu" Popescu - guitars, hammered dulcimer, keyboards, xylophone
Ovidiu Mihăiţă - drums, percussion
Sergio Ponti - drums
Flavius Misarăş - bass


Additional info

Formats:
  • Jewel Case CD: Budget edition with 8-page booklet and no extras.

  • Digipak 2CD: Premium edition in 2CD Digipak with extended 20-page booklet, and also including a bonus CD with an Enslaved cover song and the tracks of the sold out EP Valea Omului.

  • Limited book 2CD/DVD: Collector's edition in approximately 25 x 25 cm book with 48 pages. Includes a bonus MCD with the Enslaved cover song and the tracks of the sold out EP Valea Omului + DVD with 70 minutes of interviews and making of. Limited to 777 copies.

  • Limited gatefold 2LP: Vinyl edition on heavy 180 g vinyl with poster and PVC protection sleeve. Special vinyl mastering. Limited to 500 copies.

Guest review by
Apothecary

Rating:
9.0
In the common mindset, when a fire burns something to ashes, said thing is completely destroyed, never to return. And yet, in European mythology, we are told that the mythological phoenix, upon nearing old age, bursts into flames... only to be reborn from its ashes, to begin life anew with a fresh energy and spiritual vitality. From the creative ashes of Romanian black metal legends Negură Bunget, rose the phoenix of Dordeduh, the new project of former members Sol Faur and Huppogramus; it both pays tribute to the band of their origin and yet also transcends it. Dordeduh are by no means whatsoever easy to digest, and nor is their debut album. And yet, as was the case with Negură Bunget, this sense of mystery is part of what adds to the band's overall formula of fantastic music. For Dar De Duh is quite simply the type of album that's like an elaborately-crafted painting. You have to look it over several times to fully absorb its entire beauty, but once you take it in for all it's worth, you'll be absolutely amazed.

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published 21.11.2012 | Comments (11)

Staff pick by
BitterCOld

25.10.2012 First full length from the former primary creative influences of Negura Bunget. I had high hopes and Sol Faur and Hupogrammos don't disappoint. If you enjoyed the cosmically wonderful "OM", odds are you'll find this nearly as entrancing.

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R'Vannith - 12.10.2012 at 13:45  
Rating: 8
Written by EthicaOdini85 on 12.10.2012 at 13:43

Written by R'Vannith on 12.10.2012 at 12:24

Such a friendly fellow.

he started it

Was there a need to continue it?
Marcel Hubregtse - 12.10.2012 at 14:19  
  I think Ethica started it by calling Fredd a stupid kid
!J.O.O.E.! - 12.10.2012 at 15:06  
Rating: 8 Haha, Ethica plummeted into a nosedive pretty rapidly.

Sometimes you have to take a step back and laugh at how incredibly irate and whiney people get over the internet when one's opinion is not shared, and of course the ensuing breakdowns of logic and inevitable wild personal attacks that follow.

You sir sound like an absolute tit and a crybaby and you should be aware that everyone here considers you to be just that. Now go play in the sand with the other children.
!J.O.O.E.! - 12.10.2012 at 15:35  
Rating: 8
Written by EthicaOdini85 on 12.10.2012 at 15:13

would you like to come with me and play ?


Sorry, my playground resides in logic, good
humour and intellect. Three areas you've yet to
visit.
Fredd - 12.10.2012 at 17:00  
Rating: 9 Just so everyone knows. EthicaOdini85 is Irinel. He sent his FB account to MechanisT

Why was Irinel banned again?
Fredd - 12.10.2012 at 17:01  
Rating: 9
Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 12.10.2012 at 14:19

I think Ethica started it by calling Fredd a stupid kid

which made me laugh, honestly
!J.O.O.E.! - 12.10.2012 at 17:08  
Rating: 8
Written by Fredd on 12.10.2012 at 17:00

Just so everyone knows. EthicaOdini85 is Irinel. He sent his FB account to MechanisT

Why was Irinel banned again?

Shoutbox-related retardation I think.
Marcel Hubregtse - 12.10.2012 at 17:13  
 
Written by !J.O.O.E.! on 12.10.2012 at 17:08

Written by Fredd on 12.10.2012 at 17:00

Just so everyone knows. EthicaOdini85 is Irinel. He sent his FB account to MechanisT

Why was Irinel banned again?

Shoutbox-related retardation I think.


and blatant racism in the shoutbox as well (which is of course retardation to the max)
Lit. - 12.10.2012 at 17:21  
  I agree with the idiot of the thread, nowhere near as good as Om.
Heresiarch88 - 15.10.2012 at 00:04  
  @EthicaOdini85 Wow! Not a moron at all!!

On topic: No, it's not even close to Om, but it's still an exceptional album worthy of a solid 9 (at least).
!J.O.O.E.! - 16.10.2012 at 15:04  
Rating: 8 Of course this is from the person that once said:

Quote:

If you are really into black metal you'd find out that Virstele Pamantului is a comercial album; it sounds too melodic and it's easy to understand it ( 7.9 says it all ) ... real black metal is Moonsorrow, Angantyr, Manegarm and other good bands...btw all the albums from negura are masterpieces, less the last one due to the things happened in the band in 2009 and especially the split of the main song writers (hupogrammus & sol faur ) that made themselves a new band... called Dordeduh
So anibx, if you rated this album a 9 or 10, excuse me then : you don't know what black metal quality is. (period)


So quite clearly your ability to analyse is shot to shit
Mr. Doctor - 17.10.2012 at 00:24  
  It didn't have anything to do with the rating though....
!J.O.O.E.! - 17.10.2012 at 06:30  
Rating: 8
Written by EthicaOdini85 on 17.10.2012 at 00:04


my dear jooe...at first time i have rated dar de duh 10 because i was amazed but than i have realized that this album does not deserve a 10 neither a 9...this album values 8.1 8.2...the ratings will prove that in the future...so...my darling dear...even with that face of a clown i am more into black metal than you...i am not gonna kiss you because you are ugly too...so please let me play some starcraft 2...

To be fair, I've seen what you look like from your Irinel account; that is a rather butchered version of Nightcrawler from the X-Men films, so like your crumpled taste in music, I don't think you should be dishing out judgments on appearances (and not to be a big-headed arsehole, but I'm rather good looking if societal feedback is anything to go by). It says a lot about you though that you constantly fall back on attacks of physical appearances to justify your existence on this website. You clearly aren't a particularly deep or interesting individual

Ultimately you're a naive and misguided wanderer that's no threat to anyone's train of though. Sorry dude.
Ag Fox - 17.10.2012 at 20:41  
Rating: 8
Written by !J.O.O.E.! on 17.10.2012 at 06:30

To be fair, I've seen what you look like from your Irinel account; that is a rather butchered version of Nightcrawler from the X-Men films
the resemblance is uncanny o.o
!J.O.O.E.! - 17.10.2012 at 20:43  
Rating: 8
Written by Ag Fox on 17.10.2012 at 20:41

the resemblance is uncanny o.o

I know right?!
Mr. Doctor - 17.10.2012 at 20:46  
 
Written by !J.O.O.E.! on 17.10.2012 at 06:30
(and not to be a big-headed arsehole, but I'm rather good looking if societal feedback is anything to go by)


I agree. If I was a girl I would have dyed my hair red years ago.
!J.O.O.E.! - 17.10.2012 at 20:47  
Rating: 8
Written by Mr. Doctor on 17.10.2012 at 20:46


If I was a girl

Its' never too late, Rod O.O
Mr. Doctor - 17.10.2012 at 20:49  
 
Written by !J.O.O.E.! on 17.10.2012 at 20:47
Its' never too late, Rod O.O


Yeah I know but a part of me wants you to like me the way I am
InnerSelf - 18.10.2012 at 01:55  
Rating: 9 I've been listening to this a lot in the past couple of days and I think it might be a tad better than Enslaved making it my favorite BM album this year.
Marcel Hubregtse - 18.10.2012 at 02:38  
 
Written by InnerSelf on 18.10.2012 at 01:55

I've been listening to this a lot in the past couple of days and I think it might be a tad better than Enslaved making it my favorite BM album this year.

why do people keep on calling this black metal? This is mostly folk metal with just a little black metal thrown in.
InnerSelf - 18.10.2012 at 02:50  
Rating: 9
Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 18.10.2012 at 02:38

Written by InnerSelf on 18.10.2012 at 01:55

I've been listening to this a lot in the past couple of days and I think it might be a tad better than Enslaved making it my favorite BM album this year.

why do people keep on calling this black metal? This is mostly folk metal with just a little black metal thrown in.

There's more than just "little Black Metal" in the music, BM structures in most of the songs, tremelo picking riffs alternating with folky passages ... while this album is basically Folk it's still essntailly black metal.
Slayer666 - 18.10.2012 at 14:20  
 
Written by EthicaOdini85 on 18.10.2012 at 14:12

mad rambling


Holy shit, that's some awesome ganja you're on. Can I have some?
Marcel Hubregtse - 18.10.2012 at 14:22  
  One more time Manegarm is NOT black metal just like Moonsorrow isn't and current Enslaved also actually isn't that much black metal any more.
Alex Fenger - 18.10.2012 at 14:30  
Rating: 8 Oh dear why did i read everything in this thread.
Marcel Hubregtse - 18.10.2012 at 14:38  
 
Written by Alex Fenger on 18.10.2012 at 14:30

Oh dear why did i read everything in this thread.



cause you're a sado masochistic sucker for punishment?
!J.O.O.E.! - 18.10.2012 at 14:59  
Rating: 8 Hahahaha, Irinel/Ethica's gravestone will read: "I was a top 25 Starcraft 2 player and my gravestone is better than all of yours!"

What a desperate sounding loner you are
Slayer666 - 18.10.2012 at 15:00  
 
Written by !J.O.O.E.! on 18.10.2012 at 14:59

Hahahaha, Irinel/Ethica's gravestone will read: "I was a top 25 Starcraft 2 player and my gravestone is better than all of yours!"

What a desperate sounding loner you are


Are you kidding me? If being awesome at Starcraft doesn't get you tons of cool friends and hot bitches, I don't know what does.
!J.O.O.E.! - 18.10.2012 at 15:03  
Rating: 8
Written by Slayer666 on 18.10.2012 at 15:00



Are you kidding me? If being awesome at Starcraft doesn't get you tons of cool friends and hot bitches, I don't know what does.

Gonna become top 25 SC2 player. Bitches love SC2.
Marcel Hubregtse - 18.10.2012 at 15:07  
  Okay back on topic please. Which is Dordeduh
Marcel Hubregtse - 18.10.2012 at 21:20  
  ALL posts after the one I posted at 14:07 today have been deleted due to off-topicness. If I see one more off-topic post showing up after my current post I will lock the thread.
Void Eater - 19.10.2012 at 00:05  
  I swear, every time an album gets rated highly by somebody on MS, there has to be a huge argument about either "open minded/close mindedness" or "subjective vs objective opinions". Cut it out yall, I can't think of a more silly thing to get angry about than peoples ratings of metal albums on the internet.

So I listened to a bit of this album and really don't get all the praise towards it. The style is fairly unique, but pretty uninteresting. And it ain't got shit on RIITIIR.

Actually reminds me a bit of Drudkh, who I hate. Way better than Drudkh of course, but still pretty meh. Of course, the only atmospheric black metal I like is Hvis and Filosofem, so yeah.
!J.O.O.E.! - 19.10.2012 at 00:12  
Rating: 8
Written by Void Eater on 19.10.2012 at 00:05

I swear, every time an album gets rated highly by somebody on MS, there has to be a huge argument about either "open minded/close mindedness" or "subjective vs objective opinions". Cut it out yall, I can't think of a more silly thing to get angry about than peoples ratings of metal albums on the internet.

Except those topics were never. The discussion was about whether or not this record was better or worse than Om.
!J.O.O.E.! - 21.10.2012 at 17:55  
Rating: 8 Says it sucks a lot; gives it 8/10.

Typical poseur ; )
Marcel Hubregtse - 22.10.2012 at 14:17  
  7.7 a disappointment? 7.7 means it is between good and very good, actually closer to very good than good.
PocketMetal - 24.10.2012 at 15:51  
Rating: 9 I'm more than satisfied by this album , excellent song-writing .
Daniell - 26.10.2012 at 10:20  
Rating: 8 Great release, merging so many different influences into a fresh whole. Somehow I enjoy it even more than the brilliant "OM". But it could only mean that I need to get back to "OM"
Oaken - 26.10.2012 at 13:49  
Rating: 9 It'll be one hell of a showdown between this and RIITIIR. Two monoliths of kickass black metal.
-DC-002- - 27.10.2012 at 03:40  
  Highly enjoyable and top quality Folk/Black Metal.

I didn't know that it was the new project from the better side of Negura Bunget until the staff pick popped up, and I thought it was WAY to similar to OM at first but with that it made much more sense. The drum work is a lot better on this one me thinks. OMs drums were a bit flat and I had a problem wit that sometimes. Dor De Duh is a tad more grim in areas but the two are very relative to each other. I like this one more for the time being because it's new. I keep comparing the two so I'm just going to stop now....
Marcel Hubregtse - 27.10.2012 at 12:57  
 
Written by Oaken on 26.10.2012 at 13:49

It'll be one hell of a showdown between this and RIITIIR. Two monoliths of kickass black metal.


I am 100% sure they won't be nominated in the same category. MOst likely to happen is Dordeduh in folk (since it's more folk than black) and Enslaved ion prog (it's more prog than black)
Oaken - 27.10.2012 at 16:36  
Rating: 9
Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 27.10.2012 at 12:57

Written by Oaken on 26.10.2012 at 13:49

It'll be one hell of a showdown between this and RIITIIR. Two monoliths of kickass black metal.


I am 100% sure they won't be nominated in the same category. MOst likely to happen is Dordeduh in folk (since it's more folk than black) and Enslaved ion prog (it's more prog than black)

That definitely makes sense, but what albums will be nominated in the black metal category if not these two then?
Boxcar Willy - 27.10.2012 at 16:54  
 
Written by Oaken on 27.10.2012 at 16:36

Written by Marcel Hubregtse on 27.10.2012 at 12:57

Written by Oaken on 26.10.2012 at 13:49

It'll be one hell of a showdown between this and RIITIIR. Two monoliths of kickass black metal.


I am 100% sure they won't be nominated in the same category. MOst likely to happen is Dordeduh in folk (since it's more folk than black) and Enslaved ion prog (it's more prog than black)

That definitely makes sense, but what albums will be nominated in the black metal category if not these two then?

Most likely some more straight forward black. Can't think of any atm though
Oaken - 27.10.2012 at 17:05  
Rating: 9
Written by Boxcar Willy on 27.10.2012 at 16:54

Most likely some more straight forward black. Can't think of any atm though

Maybe A Forest Of Stars, Nachtmystium or The Great Old Ones... Even though I'm sure I've missed a lot of great BM albums this year, I think that BM in 2012, with the exclusion of Dordeduh and Enslaved as they're not fully black metal, pales in comparison to 2011. God that year was fascinating.
Unhealer - 27.10.2012 at 20:29  
 
Written by Oaken on 27.10.2012 at 17:05

Maybe A Forest Of Stars, Nachtmystium or The Great Old Ones... Even though I'm sure I've missed a lot of great BM albums this year, I think that BM in 2012, with the exclusion of Dordeduh and Enslaved as they're not fully black metal, pales in comparison to 2011. God that year was fascinating.


I'd be voting Krallice's latest so far, It's been a long time since I don't go nuts over a BM album like that one. Also Reverence put out a great album.
Oaken - 27.10.2012 at 21:46  
Rating: 9
Written by Unhealer on 27.10.2012 at 20:29

Written by Oaken on 27.10.2012 at 17:05

Maybe A Forest Of Stars, Nachtmystium or The Great Old Ones... Even though I'm sure I've missed a lot of great BM albums this year, I think that BM in 2012, with the exclusion of Dordeduh and Enslaved as they're not fully black metal, pales in comparison to 2011. God that year was fascinating.


I'd be voting Krallice's latest so far, It's been a long time since I don't go nuts over a BM album like that one. Also Reverence put out a great album.

krallice was wankery, but Reverence was great.
Unhealer - 27.10.2012 at 23:11  
 
Written by Oaken on 27.10.2012 at 21:46

krallice was wankery


Wankery? Like, instrumental wankery?
BloodTears - 28.10.2012 at 11:35  
Rating: 8 Very different album, but I really enjoy it. I like how the Romanian language is similar to the Portuguese. This album has moments of rare beauty too.
Susan - 30.10.2012 at 03:39  
Rating: 5 ...I thought this album would never end.............
BloodTears - 31.10.2012 at 12:25  
Rating: 8
Written by Susan on 30.10.2012 at 03:39

...I thought this album would never end.............


Wow, you really DIDN'T like it eheh That boring for you? It grabbed me since the first listen this one.
DavidAdamMeredith - 22.11.2012 at 03:57  
Rating: 10 I can't stop listening to Dordeduh. It is perfection.
Draugen - 23.11.2012 at 23:20  
Rating: 8 So, I finally got my hands on this album and after giving it a few spins I am very glad to say that it was well worth the wait.

The thing that stands out the most to me about Dar De Duh is the variety and general songwriting which is really well executed overall. Because of this, the fairly hefty total playtime was never an issue and instead I found that the time just flew by while listening to the album. The vocals, together with all the different folk aspects, are another great thing I liked about it and the romanian lyrics is a nice touch that felt fresh and strangely enthralling at times. I do however wish that there would have been slightly more straight up black metal sections scattered throughout the duration of the album but you can't have everything I guess.

Nitpicking aside though, Dar De Duh is a captivating and well made album in every respect.

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