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Over the years the German outfit DARK FORTRESS have established themselves in the top ranks of the genre with intense live shows and fascinating, pitch black full-length masterpieces. Hailing from Landshut since 1994, they have released six studio albums, a split album and a demo album.

Their first musical sign of life was the 1996 released demo "Rebirth Of The Dark Age" which as a matter of fact was the hour of birth of a soon… read more

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  • Probably the only 'pure' black metal band I like...Morean is awesome here like he is in Alkaloid!
  • \m/( -l-_-l-)\m/ Hail \m/(◣_◢ )\m/
  • They do not sound like Gorgoroth, and they do not sound like Opeth
  • its not opeth...they have their unique composition...they are not at all progressive.
  • Sounds more like Opeth than Gorgoroth.
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  • Not sure why people are comparing them to Gorgoroth. Both have their own different sound, and they both do a great job musically at it.
  • Vote for this epic Live Shot:
  • Absolutely love how their sound evolves from release to release. You can tell that by ear that the style is dark fortress, but they progress their sound.
  • Uh, right. New DF releases are much better than what Gorgoroth released after Incipit Satan. But I would not compare albums like Ylem with Under The Sign... or Antichrist. Those come from diffrent worlds.

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