THRAGEDIUM is a neo-folk-metal band hailing from Portugal. Lisboa depois de Morta (Lisbon AD) is their startling new album, after two decades of hiatus, and it will be proudly released by Alma Mater Records, owned by Fernando Ribeiro, lead singer of Portuguese legendary Moonspell.
“I’ve always been a huge supporter of Thragedium’s vision and the way they incorporate elements of Portugal’s deepest cultural roots into their changeling musical tapestry.”- says Ribeiro. It’s absolutely thrilling for me that I get to release this gem. I know this is the most ambitious album yet, and one of the most outrageous artistic pieces we ever released on the label, but what’s life without the flavor of eloquent, risky music?”
Lisboa…is the successor of the mysterious tale-telling The Isolationist and classic Theatrum XXIII, where the band’s flare for Portuguese guitar, Lusitanian myth, and progressive doom metal was already showing and that now reaches a new peak in this album.
Ready to be released on October’s 31st, all hallows eve, the day they come back on stage supporting Moonspell on their annual Halloween gig, after so many years of absence from stage, the Lisboa album evokes ghosts from a capital of a country lost in its own mist, a story of disaggregation, brilliantly written and played by these Lusitanian torchbearers.
For the fans of Moonspell, Amorphis, Solstafir, Wardruna, Paradise Lost and early Anathema.
A3. The adorer
A4. O pacto
A5. Terra mãe
B1. Nations fall
B2. Pretérito imperfeito
B3. Um mal necessário
B4. Lisboa depois de morta
03. The adorer
04. O pacto
05. Terra mãe
06. Nations fall
07. Pretérito imperfeito
08. Um mal necessário
10. Lisboa depois de morta
11. The old oak and the mandrake root
supported by 12 fans who also own “Lisboa Depois de Morta”
Gaerea's first release of "Unsettling Whispers" was in 2018, and since, they dared define a "black metal" niche of their own, they dared to walk a new path and stir shit up a bit in the realm of BM, this album is a masterpiece and a milestone proving that it can be done, provided the band can pull it off, and they did, oh they did! Gloomy, dark, post-BM sludgy whatever, it's Gaerea, and this one belongs in my BC collection, the end. sachavonkarl74
supported by 7 fans who also own “Lisboa Depois de Morta”
Aquilus took a decade off and came back like he never left! Bellum I is yet another piece of beautiful melodic black metal mixed with classical and folk that makes you wanna dance naked in a forest somewhere. The natural sounding production increases the atmosphere heavily. Griseus is a monumental black metal album for me but Bellum I isn't far behind. Can't wait for II! Ryan
supported by 6 fans who also own “Lisboa Depois de Morta”
I like it because it bears all the familiar trademarks of the band, because I hold Saturnus in great esteem, because there are no two singers like him and because, like anyone else. they keep writing those beautiful, tranquil, colourful songs in which I let me drift in delight. Bertrand Marchal