Songs of Mourning / Dusk
NSP 020 US : Forlorn Citadel - Songs of Mourning / Dusk CD
Release date: November 23rd, 2018
Forlorn Citadel is an Atmospheric Black Metal project from Australia, formed in 2017 by multi-instrumentalist Solace.
Originally conceived as a Medieval/Dungeon Synth style project, a short
demo entitled “Dusk” was released in the early months of 2017.
The addition of traditional Black Metal elements on the 2018 demo
“Mourning” solidified a more defined sound of which Solace wishes to
Forlorn Citadel is currently working on a debut album with plans to release in 2019.
This release features both demos and
comes highly recommended for fans of Epic Black Metal á la Summoning
and Dungeon Synth á la Mortiis.
The CD is released as part of the Northern Silence Underground Series
and comes in jewel case, limited to 500 copies.
"Songs of Mourning"
1. Battle (7:15)
2. Valour (4:10)
3. Loss (8:58)
4. I (3:10)
5. II (4:06)
6. III (3:42)
Official Bandcamp page
is a great start, and if you’re a fan of black metal, dungeon synth and
ambient music this is worth getting hold of as it plays on the
strengths of those genres and makes the most of the common ground
shared by them, and as such the music presented will appeal to most
people who like those styles I expect. Being honest, I think Forlorn
Citadel is a band we’ll hear great music from in the future and
hopefully will be a band recognised for doing so. Watch this space