Symphonic Black Metal

Nazxul

Nazxul is a black metal band from Sydney, Australia. The group was formed in 1993 by guitarist Adrian Henderson, keyboards player/guitarist Lachlan Mitchell, former Mortal Sin and Slaughter Lord drummer Steve Hughes and Dalibor Backovic on vocals and bass. A demo appeared the following year and with the addition of guitarist Greg Morelli from Sydney thrash band Grungeon Nazxul began work on an album called Totem that was released in 1996. Originally envisioned as a mysterious studio-bound project, the group only appeared in publicity photos as shadowy figures or draped facelessly in cloaks.

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Traces

There are three different bands with the name Traces 1)Traces(Now Saturnian) are a Symphonic/Melodic Black Metal band from the UK, formed by guitarist Dave James, bassist Daniel Scrivener and his brother James Scrivener on keys, and were shortly joined by Sam Greenland on drums. Taking influence from such bands as Wintersun, Dimmu Borgir and Emperor, the success of their demo track Vivisection managed to secure them a deal with Siege Of Amida Records in 2007 only a few months after their formation.

Empyrean

Empyrean may refer to one or more artists under the same name. 1. Empyrean is an extreme metal sextet from Brisbane, Australia with widely spanning inspiration from melodic, dark and symphonic soundscapes. They released their debut album, Quietus, in 2008. 2. A quintet of unlikely colleagues drawn together by a common desire to create evocative and deeply meaningful music, Empyrean, have spent the last few years establishing themselves at the forefront of the Florida music scene with their 2006 self titled EP.

Sirius

Sirius: (1) Portuguese Black Metal band 1998-2002; (2) German Trash Metal band; (3) Norwegian rapper from Vestfold; (4) Greek Uplifting Trance artist; (5) Hong Kong Hard Rock Band (1) The black metal band Sirius was formed in 1998 and eventually attracted the interest of Samoth (ex-Emperor, who signed the band to his Nocturnal Art Productions label. Classic symphonic black metal is the order of the day here...

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Moon

There are quite some bands with the name Moon: 1. MOON, from Morgantown, West Virginia is a rock band who has been taking their love for punk, pop and 60's garage to new levels for more than 20 years now. The group consists of Mark Poole on guitar and lead vocals, Billy Sheeder on drums, Todd Moser on bass and Clint Sutton on percussion. http://www.thebandmoon.com. 2. Moon is a German band, consisting of Verena Johann (Vocals), Oli Beier (Keyboard and Laptop), Martin Lowis (Guitar and Laptop), Marc Bierbaums (Bass), Gerph Niebur (Drums).

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