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The UK debut for Russian folk black metal legends..
The story of a band Satariаl starts with a band "A.M.S.G." in 1989. When 3 fans of bands Bathory, Hellhammer and Venom decided to make music in the same direction.
The first composition:
Seth - vocals, guitar, lyrics, music;
Usurper - bass;
Leprosy - drums.
Concerts AMSG took place in absolutely underground atmosphere: abandoned churches, warehouses, basements etc The court USSR recognized the activity of a band how anti-Soviet. The name of the band and her music were prohibited. Seth was sent to the psychiatric clinic. And the rest members of the band - into the army.
The band recorded a demo in 1989. And after 1990 to 1992 the band was not active.
In 1992 Seth decided to resume musical activities.Seth decides to change name of the band on Satarial. And make the sound of black metal with medieval influence, because in childhood, in music school, he studied on a class of medieval guitar.
And in 1993, in the band comes on keyboards Angel Bust. She brings in the sound and philosophy band witchcraft, harmony of nature and balance. To 1995 a new program and composition of the band was formed. And by this time at the concert for the first time were used rituals with female Nude body and jousting tournaments.
In 1995 the first in Russia the festival devoted to the unholy music Black Mass, The christian terrorists was shoot in members of band Satarial.. After that the composition of the band was changes and in band comes a new drummer Demogorgon. In 1996 the band released the album "And the flame will take the temples of christ", that by the name immediately falls in the category of restricted for sale in Russia.
In 1998 was released album "the Queen of the Elves Land". The presentation of this album at the stadium Wings of the Soviets was cancelled by the government of Russia due to the use in advertising of satanic symbols, insulting the feelings of believers.
In 1999 the band Satarial was accused of involvement in a terrorist organization. arson of churches and desecration of cemeteries. In 2000 the members of the band Satarial were acquitted.
In 2001 Satarial released the album "Heidenlarm". This album was poorly perceived by the Russian audience, which at that time were not ready for the strong influence of folklore in the metal music.
In 2002 was released the demo which was recorded during the prohibition in 2000 under the name " Larm". Also this year Satarial has been banned on the Russian TV channel MTV with video clip of " Beloved of the Night".
In 2005 Satarial makes a small slope to the industrial music. Liric of band become less aggressive.
In 2005 Satarial released the album "Tanz mit...Tod". In 2006 Angel Bust was as an accused of committing ritual murder.( It was false,unfounded prosecution by the government. ) Russian court relieves the charges for lack of evidence.
After this Satarial parted with the drummer and bassist. Seth produced a solo experimental album under the name " Latexxx". In 2011 Seth again forms the team and Angelika to the keyboard adds drums. Satarial returned to the old sound and entirely to the subject of witchcraft and mysticism.
In 2014 Satarial released album " Lunar cross", which was recorded in tradition of old school, fully live, without computer technology.
In 2016 band released album called “ Blessed Brigit” and new official video clip “ Manifest of paganism”.
The entire history of the band Satarial is a struggle for freedom of thought, expression and for religious freedom.
LORD SETH - Vocals, Guitars, Hardy-Gurdy, Programming
ANGELIKA - Drums, Synthesizers, Female Vocal, Programming, Visual Arts, Fireworks
EGOR DEMIDOV - Bass
DALATAR - cello
LOLITA - Norwegian Horn, VJ, Visual Arts, Fireworks.
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