Darkenhöld - Medieval Black Metal from France

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19.08.2011 - 00:41
DARKENHÖLD have released its first opus " A Passage To The Towers " under Ancestrale Production (http://ancestraleproduction.free.fr/), inspired by Middle Ages and ancient tales, the band expect to pleased the amateurs of old stones. The opus goes through ten chapters establishing a manifesto of a certain art forgotten in Black-Metal loan of melodious darkness and by dreamlike atmospheres. The first full-length was realized in the caves of studios Drudenhaus and Cox in Hell, whereas the artwork was chiselled in the workshop of Metalex.

"A Passage..." and "Ghouls And The Tower" songs on Youtube : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uUto1Vylwqs&playnext=1&list=PL28AAF7E7459D618E


19.08.2011 - 00:55
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That cover art is beyond stunning, and the music is very good too actually. Very tight and confident sound.
20.11.2011 - 13:16
Thanks for your comment !

DARKENHÖLD appears in a 4 way split split with AORLHAC, OSSUAIRE & YSENGRIN, to be released on december MMXI, coproduction between ANCESTRALE PROD (Fra), DE PROFUNDIS (Fra), and TILL YOU FUKKIN BLOOD (Pol).
Each band propose a new track and an original interlude.

The trailer of the french crusade can be heard here : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KeZNiwkhOEY&list=FLFpNfefFOkvVZrHwvf2Ru5w&feature=mh_lolz
16.01.2012 - 16:28
Out now :
AP07 - Split MCD AORLHAC / DARKENHÖLD / OSSUAIRE / YSENGRIN : "La Maisniee du Maufe - A Tribute to the Dark Ages" - 7 - (3 trade points)

Co-production with Till You Fukkin Bleed and De Profundis, the alliance of four french Black / Death bands around medieval themes
Seven exclusives tracks for 31 minutes.

- AORLHAC - 1. L'Oeil du Choucas (intro) + 2. Les charognards et la Catin
- DARKENHÖLD - 3. Eclarci den la vieil forest (Sarabande) (intro) + 4. Eerie Plain at Dawn
- OSSUAIRE - 5. L'Exorde et l'Ossuaire
- YSENGRIN - 6. La Procession Noire + 7. Herege (outro)

MP3 medley
Youtube trailer
Link to the shop
11.09.2012 - 01:04
Darkenhöld is about to release its second album "Echoes from the Stone Keeper" on Those Opposed Records.
You can listen to the trailer here :

14.10.2012 - 15:55
"Echoes from the Stone Keeper" will be available in few weeks. Here is an entire song of the opus.

Expect pure Atmospheric Medieval Black Metal !

06.11.2012 - 11:50
Another song, "Mesnie Hellequin". To be released November 16th ! :

26.11.2012 - 10:20
DARKENHÖLD (Medieval Black Metal - France) has released its new album "Echoes From The Stone Keeper" under Those Opposed Records these days. The opus was mixed in the Cryptic Studio and the mastering was done by NKS (AORLHAC). It is available on the band page (http://www.facebook.com/Darkenhold).

Here is the track-listing :

Subterranean Corridor
Under The Sign Of Arcanum
Wyvern Solitude Chant
Echoes from the Stone Keeper
March of the Sylvan Beasts
Mesnie Hellequin
Chasm of Asylake
Nightfall and the Fire Doom
Castle Ruins Anthem

The covert art was realized by Claudine Vrac whereas the layout was done by Retrographix.

You can listen to "March Of The Sylvan Beasts" here :