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Khôrada - Former Agalloch And Giant Squid Musicians Unite

After John Haughm formed Pillorian, the other members of the defunct Agalloch have recently formed Khôrada. It emerges from the dissolution of Agalloch and Giant Squid, featuring former Agalloch members Don Anderson (guitar), Jason Walton (bass) and Aesop Dekker (drums) alongside ex-Giant Squid guitarist/vocalist Aaron John Gregory. The quartet has announced that it has signed with Prophecy Productions and is currently writing and demoing material for its as-yet-untitled debut album.

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Source: en.prophecy.de
Band profile: Agalloch
Posted: 07.02.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (9)


Agalloch - Split Up

Sad and unexpected news arrive for Agalloch fans. Following 20 years, 5 full length albums, many tours around the world, and numerous other recordings, John Haughm and the rest of the band (Don Anderson, Jason Walton, and Aesop Dekker) have parted ways. What the future holds for the separate parties remains undetermined. The band collectively thanks all of their fans. Mastermind John Haughm explained that he isn't sure if this is a permanent end of the band or not.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Agalloch
Posted: 14.05.2016 by HaaskAksaaH | Comments (74)


Agalloch - Confirm Final Dates Of Euro Tour

Agalloch are preparing for their upcoming European trek. The band has recently announced that they are also taking French metallers Crown with them on this tour as main support. On this tour, the Americans are showcasing their newest record, The Serpent & The Sphere. Check out all the finalized dates of the tour below and join the fun in July and August.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Agalloch
Event: Agalloch: Serpens In Cvlmination European Tour 2015
Posted: 25.05.2015 by BloodTears | Comments (4)


Agalloch - Confirm Tour Dates With Helen Money

Agalloch, winners of the Best Melodic Black Metal Album on Metal Storm Awards 2014 with The Serpent & The Sphere, have just announced new tour dates for this summer. They will be embarking on the West Coast leg of the Serpens In Cvlmination tour in June with experimental cellist and label-mate, Helen Money as main support. Make the best of it!

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Agalloch
Posted: 14.03.2015 by BloodTears | Comments (4)


Agalloch - New Album Streaming Online

The wait is over for Agalloch fans. The American folk black metal band just revealed the entire new album The Serpent & The Sphere which is now streaming in full online ahead of its release. You can start off your week by listening to the entire opus here. After you give it a spin, or more, tell us if are pleased with the band's fifth full-length album.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Agalloch
Posted: 05.05.2014 by DoomRules | Comments (24)


Agalloch - Announce North American Tour

With their new album The Serpent & The Sphere about to be released in May, Agalloch have announced new tour dates for North America for their Serpens In Culmination tour. Joining the band on select dates on the first leg of the tour will be Obsidian Tongue, Vex, and Jex Thoth.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Agalloch
Posted: 16.04.2014 by DoomRules | Comments (3)


Agalloch - Streaming New Song

Acclaimed folk black metal quartet Agalloch have unveiled a new song titled "Celestial Effigy" which is available for streaming over at Pitchfork or below. The track is taken off their upcoming album The Serpent & The Sphere which is due to hit the shelves on the 13th of May this year via Profound Lore Records in North America followed by an European release by Eisenwald on May 19th. This is the first taste available from the new album so far.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Agalloch
Posted: 18.03.2014 by LeKiwi | Comments (43)


Agalloch - Share New Album Title And Release Dates

Agalloch are in the news again because now they have revealed the title of their new album as well as the official release dates. Recently, we discovered that their fifth full-length album was complete and it will be called The Serpent & The Sphere. The album was recorded at Cloud City and mixed at Everything Hz by Billy Anderson. The Americans will be working with an European partner for their new album release.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Agalloch
Posted: 01.02.2014 by BloodTears | Comments (8)


Agalloch - New Album Complete

Agalloch's frontman John Haughm announced on his official Facebook page that the new Agalloch album is ready and mastered, the only thing left to do is to design the CD/LP cover art. So it seems safe to assume that we will be seeing its release in the coming months. Their label Profound Lore Records had already revealed that the successor to Marrow Of The Spirit would come out this year. It's just a matter of patience now.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Agalloch
Posted: 29.01.2014 by Constantine | Comments (30)


Agalloch - Announce European 2013 Spring Tour

Agalloch will be back on the road and touring Europe this spring (April/May) in support of their latest EP Faustian Echoes and promise to play nearly two hours each night and this will include playing Faustian Echoes in its entirety. The band's support act will be confirmed shortly but for now you can see the Lucifer Over Europe final tour dates below.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Agalloch
Event: Agalloch: Lucifer Over Europe Tour 2013
Posted: 08.01.2013 by BloodTears | Comments (38)


Agalloch - New Song Available For Streaming

American folk metallers Agalloch have made their new song "Faustian Echoes" available for streaming online at their Bandcamp page. The entire 21-minute epic track is the longest song ever written by the band and will be featured on their new EP titled Faustian Echoes, consisting of the one song, released through the band's own imprint, Dammerung Arts.

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Agalloch
Posted: 26.06.2012 by Folklore | Comments (31)


Agalloch - North American Tour Announced

Agalloch has announced a massive North American tour for this summer, with support coming from Taurus (featuring Stevie Floyd of Dark Castle and Ashley Spungin ex-Purple Rhinestone Eagle).

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Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Agalloch
Event: Agalloch: North American Summer Tour
Posted: 23.05.2012 by Abattoir | Comments (10)


Agalloch - Entire Live Show Streaming Online

National Public Radio are streaming the soundboard recording of the entire concert of Agalloch performing live at the Le Poisson Rouge in New York City last Tuesday, March 22nd. You can close your eyes and pretend you were there too by clicking here.

Some video footage of "Into the Painted Grey" and "In the Shadow of Our Pale Companion" can also be found over here.

The live set of Worm Ouroboros, the opening act of the evening, can also be streamed in its entirety over at NPR.

Agalloch setlist:

Into the Painted Grey
Falling Snow
The Watcher's Monolith
Of Stone, Wind and Pillor
Limbs
Ghosts of the Midwinter Fires
Our Fortress is Burning... II: Bloodbirds
Dead Winter Days
In the Shadow of Our Pale Companion

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Source: npr.org
Band profile: Agalloch
Event: Agalloch: East Coast Tour
Posted: 26.03.2011 by Thryce | Comments (11)


Agalloch - Announce East Coast Tour

Official statement of the band

Following their triumphant West Coast tour this past December, Pacific Northwest metal band Agalloch will be embarking on a long-awaited East Coast run in support of their critically acclaimed album "Marrow Of The Spirit", one of the most celebrated metal releases of 2010. Likewise, Profound Lore Records recording artists Worm Ouroboros (also featuring Agalloch and Ludicra drummer Aesop Dekker) will serve as direct support to Agalloch on the tour.

Agalloch guitarist Don Anderson commented: "After seven years we are pleased to announce that we are returning to the East Coast for a series of performances with our good friends and fellow Profound Lore recording artists Worm Ouroboros. We'll also be playing dates in both select areas of the South and Canada. The last time we played on the East Coast was in February of 2004 with The Gathering and Novembers Doom. People can catch ongoing updates on the upcoming tour via our official Facebook page."

The dates go as follows:

03/17 - Austin, TX @ Barbarella Patio (as part of the Nanotear Showcase at SXSW)
03/18 - New Orleans, LA @ One Eyed Jacks
03/19 - Atlanta, GA @ The Earl
03/20 - Raleigh, NC @ King's Barcade
03/21 - Baltimore, MD @ The Sonar
03/22 - New York, NY @ Le Poisson Rouge
03/23 - Cambridge, MA @ Middle East
03/24 - Montreal, QC @ TBA
03/25 - London, ON @ The Music Hall
03/26 - Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Ballroom
03/27 - Chicago, IL @ Reggie's Rock Club

Also Agalloch have been confirmed for this year's Scion Rock Fest to take place March 05 in Pomona, California.

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Source: myspace.com
Band profile: Agalloch
Event: Agalloch: East Coast Tour
Posted: 20.01.2011 by Abattoir | Comments (13)


Agalloch - Full Album Stream Online

Quick reminder: Marrow Of The Spirit, the new album of Agalloch, is still streaming in its entirety at NPR Music.

The album will see a November 23 release date via Profound Lore Records. Go to this location to check the whole album out!

Album details were already discussed extensively over here.

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Source: npr.org
Band profile: Agalloch
Posted: 16.11.2010 by Thryce | Comments (8)