Post/doom metal act Kauan were supposed to perform in Latvia for the first time this month. However, they had to cancel the show in Latvia in support of their new album Sorni Nai due to problems with obtaining visas. The gig was to take place on January 23rd in Riga at concert hall Klubs Melnā Piektdiena.
Russian/Ukrainian post-rock/doom outfit Kauan promised a sinister and operatic trip on their new one-track opus Sorni Nai but do they deliver it? The CD release is scheduled for October 20th (Finland/USA) via Blood Music, but you can already stream the whole piece right here. Sit back, relax and enjoy the 52-minute ride.
Folk/doom outfit Kauan have premiered a second music video/lyric video for their upcoming 7th album, Sorni Nai. The album is a single 52-minute-long track ruminating on the infamous Djatlov Pass Incident - a case where 9 hikers mysteriously perished in the frost-laden Ural Mountains, and the case was shut by Soviet investigators before any explanation could be offered, leading some to believe extraterrestrial forces were at work. The video showcases from 12:42 to 18:40 in the album. Don't miss the opportunity to hear the music below.
Russian/Ukrainian folk/doom outfit Kauan have premiered a music video/lyric video for their upcoming 7th album, Sorni Nai. The album is a single, 52-minute-long track, ruminating on the infamous Djatlov Pass Incident - a case where 9 hikers mysteriously perished in the frost-laden Ural Mountains, and the case was shut by Soviet investigators before any explanation could be offered, leading some to believe extraterrestrial forces were at work. The video showcases the first 7 minutes of the album.
Kauan are back! The Russian folk/doom metallers have been releasing albums in quick succession over the last few years and have now announced Sorni Nai, their seventh album in only eight years. Sorni Nai is a concept album that references and expands upon territory explored in their previous work Pirut, showcasing a single 52-minute long track, twisting through lush string orchestrations into sinister and operatic doom metal. The album will be released on October 20th, 2015 via Blood Music. Find out more about the concept below and check out the cover and tracklist as well.
Russian/Ukrainian folk doom metal band Kauan are streaming their sixth album, Muistumia - a retrospective of professionally re-recorded and re-arranged tracks from their early years. The album is being officially released through Finnish label Blood Music on CD/vinyl on November 4th and it can also be downloaded at name your own price through Bandcamp. You can listen to the entire output through the YouTube clip below. It's that easy. Enjoy!
Russian/Ukrainian folk doom metal outfit Kauan are premiering the closing track to their upcoming sixth album Muistumia, a crowd-funded collection of re-recorded tracks from their raw and early days as teenagers in Chelyabinsk, Russia. The song "Orkidea" is a newly re-recorded and re-arranged version of the closing track to the band's 2008 sophomore effort Tietäjän Laulu. The track can be heard via the YouTube video below.
Russian-Ukrainian folk doom/post-rock act Kauan have unveiled new details for their forthcoming sixth album. It will be entitled Muistumia, and will contain a collection of professionally re-recorded tracks from the early era in their career, privately crowdfunded during the period between the recordings of Kuu.. and Pirut. The album also features one new track, "Unsoi", as well as two bonus tracks on the vinyl edition.
Start your week in the best possible way by listening to Russian/Ukrainian doom/folk metallers Kauan which are streaming their long-awaited fifth album Pirut (translated as "Devils") through their label Blood Music's Bandcamp here. The album may be the first one to ever be delayed by a meteor strike, as the band was under attack in their hometown of Chelyabinsk during the mixing of the album.
Folk doom metallers Kauan have just premiered the opening 5 minutes of their crushing new opus titled Pirut (translated as "Devils"). You can get your first taste right here through the Soundcloud widget below. The daunting and beautiful new sounds of "Pirut I" serve as an introduction to the group's fifth full length which will be available for pre-order via Blood Music on October 23rd and is released on December 15th. Pirut is meant to be absorbed as a single 40-minute composition.
Doom metal band Kauan have revealed the cover art and album details for their fifth album Pirut. The Russian/Ukrainian outfit's new album is due for pre-order on October 23rd through Finnish label Blood Music. Pirut (translated as "Devils") showcases a single 39-minute long track, "twisting the band's traditional melancholic post-rock beauty into something much more sinister and operatic." You can take a look at the cover below.
Russian folk metal band Kauan is now a five-member band as violinist Lubov Mushnikova has left the band and three new members joined the fold. The group's new line-up was introduced today with some major changes. Also, Kauan is currently looking for the possibility of doing gigs and tours worldwide.
The Russian band Kauan has finished recording their 5th album which they have revealed will be called Pirut, which translates from Finnish as Devils. It will be a single, 40-minute long song which the band describes as "a blend of neo-classical and funeral doom metal." The album will be released by Finnish/US record label Blood Music. The mixing of the album, however, has been delayed.
The Russian band Kauan has announced that the recording process for their new album has been stopped temporarily due to an equipment issue. The band's fifth record will be exclusively released through Blood Music in early 2013.