Crest of Darkness

(Norway)

“Welcome The Dead”

December 23rd, 2016

My Kingdom Music

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THE IMMORTALS OF METAL ON THIS TIMELESS MASTERPIECE
Ingar Amelien • Bass/Vocals

Rebo • Guitar

Bernhard • Drums

Session Musician • Kristian Wentzel • Keyboards

Special Guest

Espen Reboli Bjerke • The Voice on

“Katharsis”

Ingar is dedicating “My Black Bride” To his Wife Laila. He is playing all the guitars on this song.
THE SONGS YOU LOVE AND AND KNOW BY HEART AND FOREVER BURNED ONTO YOUR DNA AND LEFT A INDELIBLE MARK ON YOUR PSYCHE…

Welcome The Dead

Chosen By The Devil

Scourged And Crucified

My Black Bride

The Almighty

Memento Mori

The Noble Art

Katharsis

 

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The record review heavy metal fans have been waiting for the new Crest of Darkness “Welcome The Dead” . I have been  a Crest of Darkness fan since Day 1 of the first Head Not Found releases. If you have been following heavy metal such as I have since 1978 and starting with the heavier heavy metal with the heavier end of the metal spectrum, starting with the heavy end of The NWOBHM. And the Power Metal age from 1980 to August 1983 and the Thrash Metal age from August 1983 to August 1991. If you listen to actual heavy metal you know there as a Death Metal age started in Heavy Metal in June 24th, 1990 which is still going on today. Death Metal never got enticed by the trends in hard rock like Grunge and Nu-Metal which destroyed all of the 1980’s heavy metal artist, in the 199o’s and when all those bands got back to there metal roots, none of those artist were  no longer ranked here in our top 100 artist of a year, decade, or quarter century. From the POWER METAL and THRASH METAL movements, only Motorhead, Morbid Angel. Slayer and Razor were artistically relevant during the Death Metal age, since those artist never became a washed-up, via becoming conformist after being non-conformist artist, or being corporate rock when originally anti-establishment. 99.9876 percent of the 1980’s heavy metal bands did NOT survive the sell-out periods first wave of  bands going off the rails in three distinct era’s…..1985,1987, and 1991.

 

So there has been a DEATH METAL age since 1990, all the top 700 top ranking bands in actual heavy metal since 1990’s all have been 1990’s DEATH METAL-age artist. As a rule of thumb for collecting heavy metal. 1980’s metal artist were not part of the GOLD STANDARD during the 1990’s. With the exceptions of Heaten, Motorhead, Slayer, Razor and Sepultura I am talking the 1991-era. Motorhead is the only TRADITIONAL heavy metal artist to have 30 years as the one GREATEST HEAVY METAL band of all-time. Motorhead is the only Heavy Metal artist in histoy to have a 40 year career, as one of  the GREATEST HEAVY METAL artist of all-time. The Only one, from the GOLDEN AGE OF HEAVY METAL from August 1981 — October 1986…!!!!

 

Crest of Darkness has the number 1 # World-Wide Ranking World’s Greatest Heavy Metal artist here since May 12th, 1999. And coming up in May 12th, 2017 it will be 6,570 days as THE WORLD’S GREATEST HEAVY METAL ARTIST OF ALL-TIME. Which is a historic records that WILL NEVER be broken in heavy metal @ 6,570 days this is the longest WINNING STEAK IN HEAVY METAL, as the World’s Greatest Heavy Metal band, the average band like Metallica, i knew I would only get tops 5 albums of heavy metal from them, since there “sell out”/”washed-up” pattern is no different from 95 percent of the artist on the planet

 

When May 12th, 2017 I will have already will be writing the article that Crest of Darkness for the 18th year in a row, STILL HAS THE GREATEST HEAVY METAL album of all-time 18 years running and are one of a few of heavy metal bands to have 9 back to back to back to back to back to back to back to back to back TIMELESS MASTERPIECES, in a row, and were projecting it will ONLY BE MOTORHEAD/CRADLE OF FILTH/CREST OF DARKNESS to join MOTORHEAD, on the artist with being 30 YEARS AS THE GREATEST HEAVY METAL BAND OF ALL-TIME, no Heavy Metal band except Attacker and Satan…will check the facts on this. A heavy metal artist can not release albums NOT up to the GOLD STANDARD and expect to been on our top 100/top 700 albums of all-time list.

 

So Crest of Darkness wins the Norwegian National Heavy Metal album of the year in 2016, and for over 6,000 days 17 years in a row a historic first in heavy metal, retains it’s ranking #1 WORLD”S GREATEST HEAVY METAL BAND, from 1999, 2000,2001,2002,2003,2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, since today;s date is Deceember 27th, 2016….it is just common sense/ common decency to add after 2016, 2017…..!!!

 

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Crest of Darkness

Gjøvik, Norway

The World’s Greatest Heavy Metal band from May 12th, 1999 to INFINITY

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CREST OF DARKNESS 1993 TO 2017 GOING ON 

30 YEARS AS THE GREATEST HEAVY METAL BAND 

OF ALL-TIME

CREST OF DARKNESS 1993-2023 I WILL STILL 

BE WORKING HERE…

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CREST OF DARKNESS HAS 7 ALBUMS ON THE TOP 

50 AND TOP 100 HEAVY ALBUMS OF ALL-TIME LIST.

SINCE I STARTED COMPILING TOP 100 LIST IN SEPTEMBER 1980

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CREST OF DARKNESS HAS 7 ALBUMS ON THE TOP 

50 AND TOP 100 HEAVY ALBUMS OF ALL-TIME LIST.

SINCE I STARTED COMPILING TOP 100 LIST IN SEPTEMBER 1980

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CREST OF DARKNESS “THE OGRESS” 

FOR 18 YEARS IN A ROW, WHICH IS A

UNTOUCHABLE RECORD IN HEAVY METAL

HISTORY AT THIS POINT IN TIME 

DECEMBER 27TH, 2016 

AND WHEN THE 700 OF US WHO WORK 

ON THIS WEBZINE, WILL VOTE ON THIS 

AGAIN. NOTHING IN 2016 FOR SURE

2017 METAL LABELS TENTATIVE ALBUM 

RELEASES LOOK AWESOME BUT NOT BETTER THAN 2016.

 

THE GREATEST HEAVY METAL ALBUM OF ALL-TIME

WAS RELEASED ON MAY 12TH, 1999.

 

AND THIS 

RECORD WILL GO UNCONTESTED FOR ALL OF 

2017

 

AND CONSIDERING 2016

WHICH WAS ON OF THE GREATEST YEARS IN 

HEAVY METAL. BETTER THAN ALL 5 OF THE

GOLDEN AGE OF HEAVY METAL YEARS OF 

AUGUST 1981 — OCTOBER 1986 COMBINED 

 

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Going on 18 years in a ROW is 

Crest of Darkness “The Ogress”

May 12th, 1999 

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Crest of Darkness

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Discography

 

1996 — Crest 0f Darkness “Quench My Thirst”  

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1997 — Crest of Darkness “Sinister Scenario” 

 

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1999 — Crest of Darkness “The Ogress” 

 

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2001 — Crest of Darkness “Project Regeneration”

 

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2004 — Crest of Darkness “Evil Knows Evil”

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2007 — Crest of Darkness “Give Us the Power To Do Your Evil” 

 

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2013 — Crest of Darkness “In the Presence of Death” 

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2015 — Crest of Darkness” Evil Messiah” 

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2016 —  Crest of Darkness “Welcome The Dead”

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SATANIC METAL SINCE 1996!

Ingars’ brainchild Crest Of Darkness was conceived in the mid-nineties when his former band Conception was still at its peak. As opposed to Conception, the idea behind C.o.D. was unquestionable a product of Ingars’ passion for sheer sonic brutality and devotion to the satanic ideology according to Anton LaVeys’ Church Of Satan and the Satanic Bible. The contents of C.o.D.’s lyrics clearly reflect Ingars’ beliefs as well as his deep admiration for vampirism.

C.o.D.’s first album, the mini-album «QUENCH MY THIRST» was released in 1996 and kicked off a lasting collaboration with producer/engineer Nils H.Mæhlum at MLP-studio, Norway.

Second album and first full-length, «SINISTER SCENARIO» was released in 1997, both of the above through norwegian label Head Not Found/Voices Of Wonder.

Line-up «QUENCH MY THIRST»
and «SINISTER SCENARIO»
Ingar Amlien: vocals/bass/guitars
Nils H.Mæhlum: drums
Lars Christian Narum: keyboards

The next two albums were released through french label Listenable Records. Being a project in continual progress, C.o.D. diversifies its soundscape on third release, «THE OGRESS» -1999. At this stage, the borderline between black/goth/death shows a different direction for the band. Ingars colleagues from the now defunct Conception, Roy Khan and Arve Heimdal, both make their appearances on this album as well as Kristin Fjellseth contributing female vocals for the albums’ main character – The Ogress.

Line-up, «THE OGRESS»
Ingar Amlien: vocals/bass/guitars
Arve Heimdal: drums
Lars Christian Narum: Keyboards
Jan Petter Ringvold: Keyboards
Kristin Fjellseth: vocals

On forth release, «PROJECT REGENERATION», C.o.D. takes a far more aggressive turn than earlier. There are still potent contributions from both Kristin and Jan P. but the album reveals a more primitive, guitar-based in-your-face attitude than on previous releases. «PROJECT REGENERATION» also sets the standard for a turning point in C.o.D.’s development. What was originally a studio-project, starts growing into a vibrant band-unit.

Akke, who plays guitars on «PROJECT REGENERATION», becomes a full-time member of the band. He’s a former member of norwegian, infamous punk-rock outfit “Cockroach Clan”, as well as british defunct “The Yo-Yo’s” (featuring members of The Wildhearts, KMFDM and The Lurkers). Akkes’ straight-for-the-throat guitar-work seem to fit perfectly into the C.o.D.-blueprint.

Line-up, «PROJECT REGENERATION»
Ingar Amlien: vocals/bass/guitars
Akke: guitars
Fredløs: drums
Jan Petter Ringvold: keyboards
Kristin Fjellseth: vocals

In 2001, C.o.D. was narrowed down to a three-piece. In addition to Ingar and Akke, drummer Jarle Byberg joined the band and C.o.D. hit the roads for the first time ever. Several gigs in Norway, the very first Inferno Festival and a successful tour in France with No Return and Symbiosis made C.o.D. becomes an awe-inspiring live-act.

After Jarles’ departure in 2002, drummer Kjetil Hektoen becomes a full-time member of C.o.D. Kjetil is a young talented drummer who has already showed that he is much more than a newcomer. Beside of playing with C.o.D. Kjetil is also a member of another black/death metal band called Enthral, and for the first time C.o.D. have a drummer who is totaly dedicated to dark and extreme metal In 2004 Crest of Darkness released a new devastating and obscure creature; “Evil KnowsEvil”. -An album expressed with talent, originality, passion and intensity as a few ones are able to do nowadays. A unique synergy of aggression and freezing sensations. In a few words the ultimate conception of Extreme Metal able in blending Black Metal, Thrash assaults, great technique, blasting aggression and freezing atmospheres.

The album was recorded & mixed at MLP-Studio with the precious collaboration of the long-date friend Nils H.Mæhlum. The album was mastered at the well-known Outer Sound Studios with Giuseppe Orlando (NOVEMBRE).

Line-up, ”EVIL KNOWS EVIL”
Ingar Amlien: vocals/bass
Akke: guitars
Kjetil Hektoen: drums

After the release of this album Kjell Arne Hubred joined Crest of Darkness as a rythm-guitarist. First for doing live-performances with the band, but now he’s also a full-time member of the band. On a musical, professional and personal level, the current line-up appears to be Ingars’ ultimate trump-card for the eternal life-span of Crest Of Darkness.

Line-up’2005
Ingar Amlien: vocals, bass
Akke: lead and rhythm guitar
Kjell Arne Hubred: rhythm guitar
Kjetil Hektoen: drums

In the year 2006 Akke is leaving the band because of personal reasons. This was a big loss for Crest of Darkness, but after a lot of searcing the band finally found a new lead-guitarist called Rebo. Allready in the end of 2006 Rebo met his first challenge with the band. In November/December this year the band recorded their new album “Give Us The Power To Do Your Evil”. It was recorded in Outer Sound Studios in Rome/Italy with Giuseppe Orlando as produser. With this album Crest of Darkness are delivering a new dark and brutal piece of work. The album was released in the spring 2007, and as last time the label was My Kingdom Music.

Line-up, “GIVE US THE POWER TO DO YOUR EVIL”
Ingar Amlien: vocals, bass
Rebo: lead and rhythm guitar
Kjell Arne Hubred: rhythm guitar
Kjetil Hektoen: drums

The response on this album was amazing, and the album got great revews. The prestigious uk magazine TERRORIZER gave the album 9/10 points, and wrote: ” …..In the existence since the mid ’90s, this Norwegian ensemble has crafted an excellent black metall album worth repeated listens.Withering speed compliments the vocalist’s venom. The guitar solos exhibit an expressive ang highly emotive quality, which oddly works. ……”

Crest of Darkness are continuing to co-operate with My Kingdom Music, and after a long working period in total silence Ingar decides to launch a new chapter in C.o.D’s history and creates a colossal new masterpiece of extreme and powerful Black Metal. The result is “IN THE PRESENCE OF DEATH”, a deliriously dark and magnificent work. The recordings was done at Jam Productions in Oslo with Stian Aarstad (ex-Dimmu Borgir) as engineer. Parts of the album was also recorded at Gjøvik with Rebo as engineer. The well-known Endarker Studio in Sweeden mastered the album. The album was released in February 2013. The album got amazing reviews everywhere, and Norway’s finest metal magazine SCREAM voted “IN THE PRESENCE OF DEATH” to the album of the month!

Line-up, “IN THE PRESENCE OF DEATH”
Ingar Amlien: vocals, bass
Rebo: lead, rhythm guitar and keyboards
Kjetil Hektoen: drums

Additional musicians:
Kjell Arne Hubred: rhythm guitar
Stian Aarstad: keyboards

Right after the recordings of “IN THE PRESENCE OF DEATH” Jan Fredrik Solheim joins the band on guitars, replacing Kjell Arne Hubred, and the C.o.D was ready for the future!!

Line-up’2013
Ingar Amlien: vocals, bass
Rebo: lead and rhythm guitar
Jan Fredrik Solheim: rhythm guitar
Kjetil Hektoen: drums

”IN THE PRESENCE OF DEATH” was promoted with a few single conserts and an European tour together with Shining (SE) and Sterbhaus (SE). After this tour C.o.D. was going through new changes in the line-up. Kjetil and Jan Fredrik were leaving the band. Ingar said: “I’ve always followed my vision and I intend to continue doing so. I’ve put C.o.D. through some major changes over the past few years, but there is nothing dramatic behind this. As I’ve often experienced in my career, things just happen in a natural way when the time is right, without being forced to take any drastic decisions. Both myself and my band mates are developing all the time, and as a consequence it is often necessary to make changes in order to keep up with that development, and that is as it should be with any band.”

In September’2014 C.o.D. presented the line-up of today:
Ingar Amlien – vocals, bass
Rebo – lead and rhythm guitar
Bernhard – drums

It is this new line-up that is currently working on an EP to be released on My Kingdom Music at a date as yet to be announced. The band is progressing all the time, and the new material is expected to be the best the band has ever done. Ingar and Rebo have worked together in many years with great success. Bernhard, probably best known from Pale Forest, comes in with a lot of experience from different bands. With other words; It’s still a lot to come from Crest of Darkness!!

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Ingars’ brainchild Crest Of Darkness was conceived in the mid-nineties when his former band Conception was still at its peak. As opposed to Conception, the idea behind C.o.D. was unquestionable a product of Ingars’ passion for sheer sonic brutality and devotion to the satanic ideology according to Anton LaVeys’ Church Of Satan and the Satanic Bible. The contents of C.o.D.’s lyrics clearly reflect Ingars’ beliefs as well as his deep admiration for vampirism.

C.o.D.’s first album, the mini-album «QUENCH MY THIRST» was released in 1996 and kicked off a lasting collaboration with producer/engineer Nils H.Mæhlum at MLP-studio, Norway.

Second album and first full-length, «SINISTER SCENARIO» was released in 1997, both of the above through norwegian label Head Not Found/Voices Of Wonder.

Line-up «QUENCH MY THIRST»
and «SINISTER SCENARIO»
Ingar Amlien: vocals/bass/guitars
Nils H.Mæhlum: drums
Lars Christian Narum: keyboards

The next two albums were released through french label Listenable Records. Being a project in continual progress, C.o.D. diversifies its soundscape on third release, «THE OGRESS» -1999. At this stage, the borderline between black/goth/death shows a different direction for the band. Ingars colleagues from the now defunct Conception, Roy Khan and Arve Heimdal, both make their appearances on this album as well as Kristin Fjellseth contributing female vocals for the albums’ main character – The Ogress.

Line-up, «THE OGRESS»
Ingar Amlien: vocals/bass/guitars
Arve Heimdal: drums
Lars Christian Narum: Keyboards
Jan Petter Ringvold: Keyboards
Kristin Fjellseth: vocals

On forth release, «PROJECT REGENERATION», C.o.D. takes a far more aggressive turn than earlier. There are still potent contributions from both Kristin and Jan P. but the album reveals a more primitive, guitar-based in-your-face attitude than on previous releases. «PROJECT REGENERATION» also sets the standard for a turning point in C.o.D.’s development. What was originally a studio-project, starts growing into a vibrant band-unit.

Akke, who plays guitars on «PROJECT REGENERATION», becomes a full-time member of the band. He’s a former member of norwegian, infamous punk-rock outfit “Cockroach Clan”, as well as british defunct “The Yo-Yo’s” (featuring members of The Wildhearts, KMFDM and The Lurkers). Akkes’ straight-for-the-throat guitar-work seem to fit perfectly into the C.o.D.-blueprint.

Line-up, «PROJECT REGENERATION»
Ingar Amlien: vocals/bass/guitars
Akke: guitars
Fredløs: drums
Jan Petter Ringvold: keyboards
Kristin Fjellseth: vocals

In 2001, C.o.D. was narrowed down to a three-piece. In addition to Ingar and Akke, drummer Jarle Byberg joined the band and C.o.D. hit the roads for the first time ever. Several gigs in Norway, the very first Inferno Festival and a successful tour in France with No Return and Symbiosis made C.o.D. becomes an awe-inspiring live-act.

After Jarles’ departure in 2002, drummer Kjetil Hektoen becomes a full-time member of C.o.D. Kjetil is a young talented drummer who has already showed that he is much more than a newcomer. Beside of playing with C.o.D. Kjetil is also a member of another black/death metal band called Enthral, and for the first time C.o.D. have a drummer who is totaly dedicated to dark and extreme metal In 2004 Crest of Darkness released a new devastating and obscure creature; “Evil KnowsEvil”. -An album expressed with talent, originality, passion and intensity as a few ones are able to do nowadays. A unique synergy of aggression and freezing sensations. In a few words the ultimate conception of Extreme Metal able in blending Black Metal, Thrash assaults, great technique, blasting aggression and freezing atmospheres.

The album was recorded & mixed at MLP-Studio with the precious collaboration of the long-date friend Nils H.Mæhlum. The album was mastered at the well-known Outer Sound Studios with Giuseppe Orlando (NOVEMBRE).

Line-up, ”EVIL KNOWS EVIL”
Ingar Amlien: vocals/bass
Akke: guitars
Kjetil Hektoen: drums

After the release of this album Kjell Arne Hubred joined Crest of Darkness as a rythm-guitarist. First for doing live-performances with the band, but now he’s also a full-time member of the band. On a musical, professional and personal level, the current line-up appears to be Ingars’ ultimate trump-card for the eternal life-span of Crest Of Darkness.

Line-up’2005
Ingar Amlien: vocals, bass
Akke: lead and rhythm guitar
Kjell Arne Hubred: rhythm guitar
Kjetil Hektoen: drums

In the year 2006 Akke is leaving the band because of personal reasons. This was a big loss for Crest of Darkness, but after a lot of searcing the band finally found a new lead-guitarist called Rebo. Allready in the end of 2006 Rebo met his first challenge with the band. In November/December this year the band recorded their new album “Give Us The Power To Do Your Evil”. It was recorded in Outer Sound Studios in Rome/Italy with Giuseppe Orlando as produser. With this album Crest of Darkness are delivering a new dark and brutal piece of work. The album was released in the spring 2007, and as last time the label was My Kingdom Music.

Line-up, “GIVE US THE POWER TO DO YOUR EVIL”
Ingar Amlien: vocals, bass
Rebo: lead and rhythm guitar
Kjell Arne Hubred: rhythm guitar
Kjetil Hektoen: drums

The response on this album was amazing, and the album got great revews. The prestigious uk magazine TERRORIZER gave the album 9/10 points, and wrote: ” …..In the existence since the mid ’90s, this Norwegian ensemble has crafted an excellent black metall album worth repeated listens.Withering speed compliments the vocalist’s venom. The guitar solos exhibit an expressive ang highly emotive quality, which oddly works. ……”

Crest of Darkness are continuing to co-operate with My Kingdom Music, and after a long working period in total silence Ingar decides to launch a new chapter in C.o.D’s history and creates a colossal new masterpiece of extreme and powerful Black Metal. The result is “IN THE PRESENCE OF DEATH”, a deliriously dark and magnificent work. The recordings was done at Jam Productions in Oslo with Stian Aarstad (ex-Dimmu Borgir) as engineer. Parts of the album was also recorded at Gjøvik with Rebo as engineer. The well-known Endarker Studio in Sweeden mastered the album. The album was released in February 2013. The album got amazing reviews everywhere, and Norway’s finest metal magazine SCREAM voted “IN THE PRESENCE OF DEATH” to the album of the month!

Line-up, “IN THE PRESENCE OF DEATH”
Ingar Amlien: vocals, bass
Rebo: lead, rhythm guitar and keyboards
Kjetil Hektoen: drums

Additional musicians:
Kjell Arne Hubred: rhythm guitar
Stian Aarstad: keyboards

Right after the recordings of “IN THE PRESENCE OF DEATH” Jan Fredrik Solheim joins the band on guitars, replacing Kjell Arne Hubred, and the C.o.D was ready for the future!!

Line-up’2013
Ingar Amlien: vocals, bass
Rebo: lead and rhythm guitar
Jan Fredrik Solheim: rhythm guitar
Kjetil Hektoen: drums

”IN THE PRESENCE OF DEATH” was promoted with a few single conserts and an European tour together with Shining (SE) and Sterbhaus (SE). After this tour C.o.D. was going through new changes in the line-up. Kjetil and Jan Fredrik were leaving the band. Ingar said: “I’ve always followed my vision and I intend to continue doing so. I’ve put C.o.D. through some major changes over the past few years, but there is nothing dramatic behind this. As I’ve often experienced in my career, things just happen in a natural way when the time is right, without being forced to take any drastic decisions. Both myself and my band mates are developing all the time, and as a consequence it is often necessary to make changes in order to keep up with that development, and that is as it should be with any band.”

In September’2014 C.o.D. presented the line-up of today:
Ingar Amlien – vocals, bass
Rebo – lead and rhythm guitar
Bernhard – drums

It is this new line-up that is currently working on an EP to be released on My Kingdom Music at a date as yet to be announced. The band is progressing all the time, and the new material is expected to be the best the band has ever done. Ingar and Rebo have worked together in many years with great success. Bernhard, probably best known from Pale Forest, comes in with a lot of experience from different bands. With other words; It’s still a lot to come from Crest of Darkness!!

 

 

 

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THE TOP 5 ALBUMS OF ALL-TIME IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER ARE

COVEN – WITCHCRAFT REAPS SOULS AND DESTROYS MINDS

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MERCYFUL FATE — MELISSA

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CREST OF DARKNESS — THE OGRESS

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RITI OCCULTI — RITI OCCULTI

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LUCIFER –LUCIFER I

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KRISTIN FJELLSETH THE GREATEST WORLD-CLASS 

FEMALE VOCALIST THAT EVER LIVED

THE MOST IMPORTANT FEMALE VOCALIST THAT 

EVER LIVED IN THE FAMOUS GOTHIC 

BEAUTY AND THE BEST VOCALIST CONFIGURATION 

 

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