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Hierophant




USA - Disbanded.

Description

Funeral Doom

Hierophant is a solo project by John Del Russi (who later changed his official name to Xathagorra Mlandroth). Brutal, pulverising, funeral doom/death in the vein of diSEMBOWELMENT and Skepticism. Very bleak and downtuned music that leaves you totally crushed and without hope. An absolute must for any fans of this style of music. All albums got released through his own (now defunct) record label, Black Beyonds Music, and have become very hard to find.

Discography

Hierophant1999Black Beyonds MusicMcd
The Weight Of Winter2001Black Beyonds MusicMcd
Autumn Dusk2002Black Beyonds MusicMcd
The Tome2003Dark Vision ProductionsCompilation

Contact

darkvisionprod@hotmail.com


Reviews

Hierophant (1999)
The Weight Of Winter (2001)
Autumn Dusk (2002)
The Tome (2003)

Interviews

Interview with Hierophant (2001-10-24).

Misc

Xathagorra Mlandroth also has a black-metal release called Sect (4 song EP). He is also involved in a project started with Dario Derna, formerly in Evoken, entitled Pagan Throne (twisted black metal). He also runs the Dark Vision Productions record label. After quitting Hierophant and as such also his label, at the end of 2003 he returned to the doom-metal scene with his new solo act Catacombs (even heavier than Hierophant).

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