Lychgate

Futura by Vortigern It was a mixture of choosing a band name that wasn’t already taken and choosing something relevant or meaningful. “Lynch” (pronounced “lich”) is the Old English/Saxon word for “corpse”. A lychgate is a roofed gate and entrance to a churchyard – a sheltered point where the coffin was laid down at a…

Akhlys

Melinoe by Naas Alcameth Akhlys is the name of a rather obscure Greek mythological figure. There are only a few surviving passages that tell us about Akhlys. She was a personification of misery and was associated with the Keres and the Moirai. Some later sources place her as the primordial night before creation which would…

Aara

En Ergô Einai by Berg, Fluss, J. The band name Aara is the Latin name of the Swiss river “Aare”, which is the largest river that runs entirely through the country. This river shapes many landscapes and also places where we have lived. The project was initially supposed to be named “Ara” after the Latin…

Thenighttimeproject

Pale Season By Alexander Backlund Not straying far from his most notable roots, Fredrik “North” Norrman founded THENIGHTTIMEPROJECT — a pleasantly nostalgic road for those more familiar with his work in KATATONIA. Our music can be described as an odd blend of four eclectic tastes. The base of our sound is rock, and some fitting…

Latitudes

Part Island By Jon Lyon A UK experimental metal band formed in 2006 and known for their melancholic and constantly evolving sound. Latitudes progressed rapidly from the doomy instrumental post-metal of debut EP Bleak Epiphanies in Slow Motion (2007) to the broader scope of acclaimed first full-length Agonist (2009), which fused dreamlike vocals and synth…