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Shape Of Despair




Finland - Active.

Description

Funeral Doom

Slow, monotonous and trance-like Funeral Doom using a flute and violin. Somewhat like fellow countrymen Skepticism, but the music is more dreamy and trance-like. A great addition to the few bands that play Funeral Doom and highly recommended for fans of this style of music.

Discography

Alone in the Mist1998None
Promo tape1998No label
The Eerie Sampler1999Eerie Productions
Shades of...2000Spikefarm
Angels of Distress2001Spikefarm
Illusion's Play2004Spikefarm
Shape Of Despair2005Spikefarm
Monotony Fields2015Season Of Mist
Alone in the Mist2016Season of Mist

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Reviews

Shades of... (2000)
Angels of Distress (2001)
Illusion's Play (2004)
Monotony Fields (2015)

Interviews

Interview with Shape Of Despair (2001-10-18).
Interview with Shape Of Despair (2014-12-08).
Interview with Shape Of Despair (2018-12-16).

Misc

The demo 'Alone in the Mist' and the promo tape was recorded under the name Raven (the first name of the band), but it was not released. The band changed name to Shape of Despair in 1998, but 'The Eerie Sampler' (also containing the black and heavy metal bands Darkwoods My Betrothed, Gravferd and Wizzard) was also released under the first moniker since it's basically a re-release of some of the tracks from the demo.

In 2016 1000 copies of Alone in the Mist was released by Seasons of Mist label.

Band member Jarno Salomaa used to play in Rapture and nowadays he plays for The Mist and the Morning Dew.

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