Published on April 27th, 2019 | by Guest Editor0
VARAHA – Climax & Exile
This Friday – Chicago’s atmospheric dark metal ensemble, VARAHA presented their stunning debut album, A Passage for Lost Years via Prosthetic Records. Listen to their alluring new single “Climax & Exile” streaming now!
The 9 Tracks within ‘A Passage for Lost Years’ include 4 orchestral overtures composed and conducted by Fabio Brienza, and recorded by Nick Broste (Mono, Wilco), and feature guest appearances by Nicholas Dellacroce (Bongripper), Bruce Lamont (Yakuza, Brain Tentacles), Nora Barton (Mucca Pazza, Mono), Kristina Lee & members of The Oak Park & River Forest Symphony Orchestra. Additional recordings were captured by Mike Lust (Russian Circles, Urge Overkill), including a special guest performance by Chuck Bontrager (Concertmaster for the Chicago production of “Hamilton: an American Musical”). The artwork for the album cover was designed by legendary artist Travis Smith (Opeth, Katatonia, Anathema).