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Review from Heathen Harvest Webzine

Posted by Nick Skog on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, In : English 
From: Heathen Harvest
Published: March 28, 2017

Fragments Of A Fallen Star was originally independently released digitally in 2013, followed a couple of months later by a cassette edition through Shadow of the Stone. Last year, however, Canada’s Hypnotic Dirge Records were kind enough to finally reissue this sophomore effort as a digipak. Thematically, Fragments Of A Fallen Star is extraordinarily cohesive, from an album cover featuring a cosmic goddess of sorts with the universe...

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Posted by Nick Skog on Thursday, January 5, 2017, In : English 
Published: December 22, 2016

Harrow again, it seems like the Canadian band is releasing a new album following last year’s pretty boring release Fallow Fields. It proved however that this album was released before that album, in 2013 on digital and cassette. Now Hypnotic Dirge Records releases it on CD, which is, jolly nice of them. It kind of looks interesting with a cool artwork and descriptions of blackened folk metal and those kinds of things. I do think slud...

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Review from Dead Rheteric

Posted by Nick Skog on Tuesday, December 20, 2016, In : English 
From: Dead Rheteric
Published: November 2016

When it comes to atmospheric/Cascadian black metal, Hypnotic Dirge is usually a good reference point for finding bands below the radar. The statement holds true for that of Harrow, whose 2013 release Fragments of a Fallen Star is getting the CD treatment for the first time. Stylistically fitting in with bands like Wolves in the Throne Room and Agalloch, Harrow blend together a naturalist, folky approach with more caustic black metal that...

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Review from Lachryma Christi Magazine

Posted by Nick Skog on Tuesday, November 22, 2016, In : English 
From: Lachryma Christi Magazine
November 20, 2016
Original Link

Harrow just re-released their album Fragments of a Fall Star, previously released in 2013. This album came out first digitally and on tape, and now just came out as a CD. You may find the artwork below.

The album has four tracks, all of them with a high atmospheric touch to them.
First track, Fragments of a Fallen Star, has an intro with acoustic and sort of spiritual sounds, if that makes sense. Soon slowly starts transfo...

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Review from Occult Black Metal Zine

Posted by Nick Skog on Tuesday, November 22, 2016, In : English 
From: Occult Black Metal Zine
November 17, 2016
Original Link

Harrow  are  a  band  from  Vancouver  B.C,  Canada  that  has  been  featured  before  in  this  zine  and  plays  a  cascadian  style  of  black  metal  that  is  also  very heavily  influenced  by  folk  music  and  this  is  a review  of  their  2013  album  "Fragments  Of  A  Fallen  Star"which  was re-issued  by  Hypnotic  Dirge  Records.

 Atmospheric  synths  start  off  the  album  and  they  also  give  the  music  ...

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Review from Don't Count on it Reviews

Posted by Nick Skog on Thursday, October 13, 2016, In : English 
From: Don't Count on it Reviews
Published: November 23, 2013

Being put into the whole "cascadian black metal" movement can be the sort of thing that has either brought bands great success or failure. While there are some who claim that this movement has provided black metal with some of it's most interesting groups since the 90s, other would say that it's a movement based off the success of a couple of good bands. So I found it somewhat interesting that bands are still being put in...

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Review + Album Stream from Cult Nation

Posted by Nick Skog on Thursday, October 13, 2016, In : English 
From: Cult Nation 
Published: October 8, 2013
*Note: Old review from the original self-release of this album

Droning synths, ambient field recordings, and sculpted feedback usher in Fragments Of A Fallen Star, the phenomenal second album from the as-yet criminally unknown Harrow, and they are indicative of what’s to come. This two-man black metal project from Victoria, British Columbia, draw from a much wider than usual sonic palette and a will to push beyond traditional genre con...

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 Released: November 8, 2016
300 Copies
Genre: Blackened Folk Metal