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Forlorn Hope

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There are 3 bands with the name forlorn hope

1. An atmospheric death metal band from the south of France
http://www.forlorn-hope.fr
http://www.myspace.com/forlornhopemusic


2. Forlorn Hope was formed in the year 2003 as the first band from Kandy to herald Black Metal, the band comprised of only three members at the inception and they were Buddhika (Lyrics/Vocals),TPKR (Drums), Darshan (Guitar) these members had a strong affinity for old school black metal created by the likes of Bathory, Gorgoroth, Mayhem, Enthroned, Burzum and Emperor. Buddhikas lyrics varied from topics such as Sadism, Religious or political opression and Misanthropy…

Forlorn Hope was able to aquire Dias as the permanent bassist of the band and Banuka as the second guitarist from the kandyan metal act “Carcass Slaven”, Mositha took up the keyboards soon after and finally the band was complete and it consisted of a stable line up… After several streneous practice sessions the band was able to compose 3 tracks and three intrumentals which were later featured in the bands Debut Ep release titled “Wilted” which was released in 2004 and limited to only 500 copies which were sold out in less than a month… The band was able to set up a name for themselves in their locality with the aid of several consecutive concerts in Kandy…

Mositha and Banuka left the band in 2005 due to personal reasons and the band focused on a more extreme form of black metal with the minimal use of key boards and this is when “Kodda” joined the band after quitting “Plague Imprisoned”, the band continued to compose new music and play at various concerts in Kandy,.

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