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Posted by cptortega on 24.07.2012 at 16:07
Ortega is a four-piece sludge/doom collective from The North of The Netherlands. Four men tell a tale of the sea wich is told in a broad and visual manner. the sound is best described as dark metal balanced with spheric soundscapes together with slow and heavy riffs.

Formed in 2007, the band recorded their first album in 2009 after a series of gigs, wich they eventually released it in January 2010. The album 1634 was recorded and mixed by JB van der Wal (Dr. Doom, Herder, Aborted), who is also known for his work for Dr. Doom, Grinding Halt and Suffering Quota.

1634 was released as an conceptalbum and received many great reviews. It was distributed online and sold at concerts, packaged in a limited handmade cover CD edition. In 2011 they re-released the album on cassette.

The band went back into the studio in 2011, again with JB van der Wal, to record their follow-up EP A Flame Never Rises On Its Own, which will be released by Badger Records in 2012.

Both releases are streaming here: http://ortegaband.bandcamp.com/




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BitterCOld
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  06.03.2013 at 06:41
I do think it awesome the packaging is almost as awesome as the music.
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cptortega

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  19.03.2013 at 16:23
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Abattoir

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  20.03.2013 at 12:59
Written by cptortega on 19.03.2013 at 16:23



Are you planning any other events through the Europe in the future?
cptortega

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  20.03.2013 at 16:01
Written by Abattoir on 20.03.2013 at 12:59

Are you planning any other events through the Europe in the future?

Yes, we are. You'll hear more about that very soon.

All dates have been filled for the UK tour!

Thursday April 4th London / The Unicorn w Meadows + Atomic Vulture
Friday April 5th Nottingham / Stuck On A Name Studios w Bismuth and more
Saturday April 6th Edinburgh / Opium w Of Spire and Throne + Atragon
Sunday April 7th Bournemouth / The Anvil w In the Hills + 2 tba

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cptortega

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  10.04.2013 at 23:30
Testpresses of the Serpent Stirs LP have arrived and approved. Vinyl should arrive very soon.

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Boxcar Willy
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  11.04.2013 at 17:17
That looks amazing.
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cptortega

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  18.04.2013 at 12:17
Vinyl has arrived at Narshardaa Records and preorders are shipping today.

Clear

Green

Red
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Marcel Hubregtse
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  24.04.2013 at 16:12
These beauties arrived on my doorstep today:






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cptortega

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  24.04.2013 at 16:52
Our copies of The Serpent Stirs have just arrived. All other preorders (like Marcel's) should arrive very soon.

To order directly from the band go to: http://ortegaband.bandcamp.com

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BitterCOld
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  25.04.2013 at 05:29
Pretty pretty pictures.
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cptortega

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  25.11.2013 at 12:19
Ortega is coming back to the UK

Joining them on the waves will be Edinburgh's Of Spire & Throne, dishing out their brutal, miserable doom extremity.

http://ofspireandthrone.bandcamp.com/

Cool merch will be on sale, including a limited tour split-cassette and Ortega's limited 2nd press of The Serpent Stirs on vinyl, courtesy of Narshardaa Records.

Tour trailer:


[img]https://scontent-b-ams.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn2/1381716_750396368309019_774876010_n.jpg[/img]

Nov 28th Edinburgh / Opium with Jackal-Headed Guard Of The Dead
http://www.facebook.com/events/623215307730774/

Nov 29th Glasgow / The Old Hairdressers with Headless Kross, Sunsmasher and Skullwizard.
http://www.facebook.com/events/1421256108093692/

Nov 30th Newcastle / The Head of Steam with Live Burial.
http://www.facebook.com/events/223018857866927

Dec 1st Leeds / Santiago Bar with Wizard's Beard and Sloth Hammer
http://www.facebook.com/events/210395315799475/

Tour event:
http://www.facebook.com/events/186710938179893/

http://ortegaband.bandcamp.com
http://facebook.com/ortegadoom
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