Darkified - Cthulu Riseth, the complete works of DARKIFIED (Swe), CD
Darkified was well-known act in the early Swedish underground death metal scene and recorded their demo ‘Dark‘ and EP ‘Sleep Forever’ at Gorysound with Dan Swanö (1991 / ’92). Lead guitars and keyboards performed by Swanö. Both releases were very well received in the early death metal underground scene.
Drummer Jocke was shortly after the EP release recruted by Marduk (and plays nowadays in Dimension Zero) and Roberth Karlsson (bass) joined PanThyMonium and Edge of Sanity (and nowadays Scar Symmetry) and Darkified split up..
As both demo and EP are much sought after nowadays Vic records will release the entire DARKFIED discography, all songs re-mastered by Dan Swano.
Besides the demo ‘Dark‘ and EP ‘Sleep Forever’ this album, entitled ‘Cthulhu Riseth - The Complete Works of Darkified’, contains four life tracks (Live in Gothenburg 1991 including a Bathory cover) and a rare rehearsal track. The booklet contains massive liner notes (from all 4 band members and by insiders / key figures in the early Swedish Death metal scene: Uffe Cederlund (Morbid / Nihilist / Entombed), Dan Swanö (Edge of Sanity, Unisound) and Niklas Sundin (Dark Tranquility). Artwork by Erik Danielsson (Watain). Line up: Martin Gustavsson - Vocals (Allegiance), Martin Ahx - Guitar (Amenophis), Roberth Karlsson - Bass (Scar Symmetry, Facebreaker, Pan.Thy.Monium, ex Edge of Sanity,) Jocke Göthberg - Drums (Dimension Zero, ex Marduk, ex In Flames, Cardinal Sin).
1. Intro 00:42
2. Howlings from the Darkness 03:02
3. A Summon for the Nameless Horrors 02:24
4. The Forgotten City 03:25
5. Outro - Out from Darkness 01:07
6. Sleep Forever... 04:45
7. The Forgotten City (1992 version) 02:56
8. The Whisperer in the Darkness 00:38
9. Intro (live) 00:45
10. A Summon for the Nameless Horrors (live) 02:30
11. Howlings from the Darkness (live) 02:54
12. Enter the Eternal Fire (Bathory cover) (live) 05:30
13. The Forgotten City (live) 03:23
14. Sleep Forever (rehearsal) 04:00
- Death Metal