ARDUINI / BALICH “Dawn Of Ages” available on BANDCAMP!

Feb 24, 2017 is the official release-date for ARDUINI /BALICH debut album “Dawn Of Ages” and, as it usually happens with all our releases, is now available for streaming on BANDCAMP!
You have heard our promotional rants, read praises, criticism… now it’s time to form your opinion  and support the band if you like!

“A well-balanced and significant mixture!”Rock Hard (GER), 8/10, Soundcheck Pos. 4 / Dynamit!
“Fans of heavy and slightly progressive Doom can’t pass ‘Dawn Of Ages’!”Powermetal.de (GER), 9/10, Soundcheck Pos. 2
“Enthralling songwriting!” Deaf Forever (GER), 9/10
“A genre highlight of 2017!” Legacy (GER), 12/15
“Heavy riffs, powerful voice! This combines classic Heavy Metal with progressive edges and authentic Doom!”Aardschok (NL)
“Wow! This year starts brilliant!” Rock Tribune (BE), 9/10
“If you like your Metal with a doom riddled attitude and approach, spiced up with progressive dashes and a healthy dose of good, time-honoured Heavy Metal, then you simply MUST check out Arduini/Balich!” – Ave Noctum (UK), 8/10
“Good epic doom with great vocals!”Musikansich (GER)
“Monumental!”Dioses Del Metal (E)
“Fascinating!”Mega Metal (GER), 8,5/10
“Strong melodies and well composed riffs!”Scream Magazine (NO), 5/6
“A complex and appealing album!”Spark Magazine (CZ), 5,5/6
“An excellent hybrid that combines US power, doom and progressive metal! Brilliant and timeless!”Disagreement.net (LU), 8/10
“This album is a must-have for fans of Progressive Doom!”Musika (BE), 90/100
“A powerful project! An offspring of While Heaven Wept, Fates Warning and Dio-Black Sabbath might be called ARDUINI/BALICH!”Strike Magazine (GER), 9/10 

ARDUINI / BALICH: “Dawn Of Ages” pre-orders open!

AB-fb-advWe are excited to announce that the pre-orders of the ARDUINI/BALICHDawn Of Ages” release open today (click on the image)

Dawn Of Ages” is available in a deluxe 6-panel (glossy) digipak with 12-page booklet and a wonderful Double LP edition on blue/white splatter vinyl with 3 bonus tracks, 4-page insert and download card!

An 8-minute teaser has been released as well, featuring parts of each song on the release (except for the vinyl-only bonus tracks).

The high-standard quality delivered by the combination of two such strong individuals as Victor Arduini and Brian Balich makes “Dawn Of Ages” one of Cruz Del Sur most ambitious releases, as the two really granted this album all their enthusiasm and skills. We’re glad that such efforts have been acknowledged by the medias that are so far praising the album ravishing words such as the following:

“Heavy riffs, powerful voice! This combines classic Heavy Metal with progressive edges and authentic Doom!”Aardschok (NL)

“There is an almost a ‘Wall of Sound’ created by textured guitars and vocals. Definitely a dark and doomy vibe throughout.”Progressive Power

“A powerful project! An offspring of While Heaven Wept, Fates Warning and Dio-Black Sabbath might be called ARDUINI/BALICH!”Strike Magazine (GER), 9/10 

“This is one of those debuts that unexpectedly catches you by surprise, but above all for the quality that treasures”Metal Brothers, 9/10

“Firmly at the forefront of the progressive doom subgenre.” 8/10 – Hellbound.ca

“Big-riff, big-melody, big-voice epic doom metal. A wonderful triumph.”Metal Bulletin Zine

“If I had to describe it in one word: Monumental.”Tradicion Metalica

“Giants of the progressive heavy metal scene.”JP’s Music Blog

 

An official video release of the opener “The Fallen” will be unleashed next week.

DAWN OF AGES TRACKLIST:

The Fallen
Forever Fade
Into Exile
The Wraith
Beyond The Barricade
The Gates Of Acheron
Sunrise (URIAH HEEP) – VINYL BONUS TRACK
Wolf Of Velvet Fortune (BEAU BRUMMELS) – VINYL BONUS TRACK
After All (The Dead) (BLACK SABBATH) -VINYL BONUS TRACK

DARK QUARTERER: vinci la test pressing firmata di “Ithaca”!

Meno di due mesi ci separano dall’uscita dell’ultimo fatica dei DARK QUARTERER “Ithaca” in versione DOPPIO LP, prevista per il 4 settembre.

Cruz Del Sur Music & Dark Quarterer mettono in palio tra tutti coloro che ordineranno il disco entro il 1 AGOSTO, 2 copie delle test pressing firmate da tutti i membri del gruppo!

Due soli fortunati vincitori che avranno la possibilità di ottenere questo pezzo da collezione!  CLICCA SULL’IMMAGINE PER ORDINARLO!

“Ithaca” è uscito in Compact Disc il 25 Aprile su Metal On Metal Records.
L’edizione in doppio vinile deluxe (gatefold) contiene 2 bonus tracks (“War Tears” è addirittura cantata in Italiano!!!) , un libretto di 4 pagine con i testi e una download card per scaricare i file in formato digitale.

 

Tracklist:
1. The Path of Life
2. Night Song
3. Mind Torture
4. Escape
5. Nostalgia
6. Rage of Gods
7. Last Fight
8. Peace
9. War Tears (live) – BONUS TRACK
10. Deep Wake (live) – BONUS TRACK