Joined: 15 Jun 2009
|Posted: Mon Jun 15, 2009 1:05 am Post subject: WELICORUSS - SYMPHONIC METAL FROM SIBERIA
Russian band from Siberia "WELICORUSS” was grounded by Alexei “Welicoruss” Boganov in 2002. First demos, called “Wintermoon Symphony”, have been recorded in 2002-2004 period. Style could be characterized as atmospheric/experimental/pagan metal.
Band’s stuff has changed for several times and became stable by the end of 2008 so as the style of the group – symphonic metal.
August, the 4th – WELICORUSS plays on one stage with Samael, Moonspell, Cynic, Gorgoroth at Metal Heads Mission 2008 in Crimea.
October, the 29th – the debut “Wintermoon Symphony” CD was released at Moscow label CD-Maximum and a bit later it was released in Europe and USA.
November, 2008 – the band take part in Metal East Invasion Tour with Sinful, Demogorgon, Apokefale. The tour involved such towns and cities as Yoshkar-Ola, Yekaterinburg, Tomsk, Krasnoyarsk, Novosibirsk, Kemerovo.
By the end 2008 the group has shot two musical videos: live "Slavonic Power" and studio “Blizzard”. WELICORUSS carry on negotiations with the band “Silenzium” and after a time record a classical version of the composition “Glory of Rus”.
From the end of April to the end of May 2009 the band goes on big All-Russian (16 cities) “Wintermoon Symphony” Tour in support of the debut CD. While touring the guys negotiate a contract with CD-Maximum on releasing the second album “Apeiron”.
At the moment, the group is driving away at their third CD that’s going to be released in February, 2010. A new video and DVD are in the works as well.
Alexei “Welicoruss” Boganov – conception, guitar, vocal
Alexander “Dizharmony” Golovin – bass
Elias Chursin – drums
Paul “PauLAriC” Filukhin – keys, vocal
Maxim “Sower” Fomin – guitar
“Wintermoon Symphony” – first demo, 2002
“"Siberian xXx-treme 2" - compilation("WinterMoon Symphony,p. 2), 2004
"WinterMoon Symphony" - second demo, 2006 год
"Agharta. Young Siberian Rock" - compilation ("Mermaid"), 2006
"Siberian Death Metal" - compilation ("Apeiron"), 2007
"Wintermoon Symphony" - debut full-length release, 2008 (CD-Maximum)
"Apeiron" - full-length release, 2009 (CD-Maximum)
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Official Site www.welicoruss.com