Thursday, April 6, 2017

Grá - Ramsvarta Tankar


A new era for GRÁ is here, a new single, a new line up for these respectful Swedish black metalheads. The new single "Ramsvarta Tankar" was released on the 24th of March 2017 by Carnal Records, see the brand new Video below.

Together with the new single comes a new and improved full band line-up. GRÁ is (Heljarmadr, Dimman and Maugrim) are now joined by Natt (ex-DARK FUNERAL, ex-WITHERSHIN, ex-HORDE OF HEL) on guitars and Vediger (ex-DIABOLIC LUST, ex-SYMPHONY OF MALICE) on bass. A new night is born, darker than the night before.

GRÁ was formed in 2010 by Heljarmadr (CURSED 13, DOMGÅRD, DARK FUNERAL) and Dimman (CURSED 13, SPAZMOSITY). The band has since then released an EP, two full lenght albums, a mini-CD, two singles, a full live video, numerous live concerts and several music videos.

GRÁ performs classic Swedish styled black metal, singing mainly in their native tongue. Since the beginning up until now all releases have been focused around the concept of death. From the longing for death, to the dying and further on to the passage to the other side.

GRÁ is a well reputated live act and has been hand picked to open shows for bands like TAAKE, DARK FUNERAL and ABSU to mention a few.

The name GRÁ comes from a mixture of the Icelandic "grár" and the Swedish "grå", simply meaning "gray". The major content of the lyrical concept is based upon the ancient Scandinavian religion, or rather upon the dark aspects of ancient Scandinavian spirituality. GRÁ is not a part of any organised religious movements but stands as an independent force. GRÁ uses Charon from the ancient Greek mythology as a symbol of transition. Death is always present.


Grá line up:

Heljarmadr: vocals (CURSED 13, DARK FUNERAL, DOMGÅRD)
Dimman: drums (CURSED 13, SPAZMOSITY, WHEN NOTHING REMAINS)
Maugrim: guitars (CURSED 13)
Natt: guitars (ex-ANGREPP, ex-DARK FUNERAL, ex-WITHERSHIN, ex-HORDE OF HEL)
Vediger: bass (ex-DIABOLIC LUST, ex-SYMPHONY OF MALICE)


Jag är din skugga
Jag ser död överallt
Jag är din önskan
Så ramsvart och kall


ENGLISH TRANSLATION:


I am your shadow
I see Death everywhere
I am your desire
So raven black and cold


Today's tune "Ramsvarta Tankar", single released by Carnal Records, March 24, 2017. "Osculum Obscenum (Lord Belial cover)" as the B-side. Video credits: Camera: Dimman, Heljarmadr, D. Kareketo, Editing: D. Kareketo, Heljarmadr, Set design: Natt, Maugrim, Props and costumes: Dimman



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