Indonesian black metal band Choria mark their return along with the forthcoming album release this year. Three years passed after debut full-length, “Black Secret Beyond of Nature” were released and carved their name on the local extreme music scene in 2018, today the band still consist to brought such mesmerizing, harmonic, dark music from the mist of soul.
The band has just released the latest single off their second opus. A song called “Maria’s Tale I: Thorn Queen” unleashed to break the silence into the night of cold. Choria tries to put such an effort to write a story about Maria van de Velde, a lady who dies in a long-waited for her loved one to come.
Choria put a gloom and melodic composition at the same time, to present such a majestic atmosphere through instrument harmonization. “Maria’s Tale I: Thorn Queen” is one-off seven tracks recorded from December 2020 to February 2021 and will be included in the forthcoming album, “A Dismal Repertoire” released by Interlude Records in March, 27 th 2021. All materials are recorded at Rockynet Studio, mixed and mastered by a member of the band, Rsharsh.
The band now consists of Rsharsh Leonard (guitar, vocals), Zardlord (guitar), Vakh (bass), Steew (keyboards), and Jou (drums).
“Maria’s Tale I: Thorn Queen” can now be listened through digital music platforms including Bandcamp, Soundcloud, and YouTube since February 17th, 2021.