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BAND SIGNING / RELEASE NEWS: Harrow to release "Fragments of a Fallen Star" on CD through Hypnotic Dirge Records

Posted by Nick Skog on Thursday, September 22, 2016 Under: Band signings
Harrow to release “Fragments of a Fallen Star” on CD through Hypnotic Dirge Records
September 22, 2016

Harrow, an excellent and underrated band from Victoria, BC will be re-releasing their second album, “Fragments of a Fallen Star” on digipack CD through Hypnotic Dirge Records this November! 

Crafting a cathartic experience through introspective yet raw music, “Fragments of a Fallen Star” explores space by combining psychedelic drone, acoustic passages, and energetic atmospheric black metal to form what Daniel Vanderberg of Cult Nation called:” "the aural equivalent of a DMT trip, rocketing from the moons of Jupiter through a dimensional portal to frosty northern forests, pagan rituals and medieval battlegrounds.” A genuine spirit can be heard all throughout “Fragments…” an album of visceral energy and ritualistic capacity, an album rooted in claustrophobic and raw, yet atmospheric and infectious black metal, interlaced with haunting synth, and transcendent folk melodies. 

“Fragments of a Fallen Star”, is at times sombre, othertimes haunting, sometimes spiritual, and still at other points abbrasive. It succeeds because it is able to paint a picture through patient and purposeful songwriting, revealing crescendos and cathartic peaks throughout. This album was originally self-released on cassette by Harrow in the summer of 2013. Now, more than three years later this underrated Blackened Folk album will be released in a digipack CD by Hypnotic Dirge Records on November 9. Fans and listeners of Alda, Skagos, Falls of Rauros, Obsidian Tongue, Panopticon, Blood of the Black Owl, Agalloch, and Wolves in the Throne Room will appreciate Harrow! Bandcamp Player:

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Tags: harrow  blackened folk metal  black folk metal  atmospheric black metal