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Arallu - En Olam

En Olam is from the Hebrew language and translated it`s There Are No World. En Olam is the 7th studio album of the black metal band Arallu from Jerusalem. Arallu states on Facebook that they plays Mesopotamian black / thrash metal. Following their previous 6 studio albums: The War On The Wailing Wall (1999), Satanic War In Jerusalem (2001), The Demon From The Ancient World (2005), Desert Battles (2009), Geniewar (2015) and the most successful in all the activity years of the band Six (2017). Arallu played shows in Israel with acts such as Behemoth, Mayhem, Satyricon, Enslaved, Marduk, Tribulation, and more. The band did several European tours and metal festivals in Germany, Switzerland, Hungary, Austria, Turkey and performed Czech Death Metal Fest with Napalm Death, Dødheimsgard and Avulsed.

Arallu were interviewed by Sam Dunn for Global Metal Film 2008 and Olivier Richard for Un Monde De Metal film 2015. The demons from Israel have unleashed again a massive new album. En Olam recorded at Bardo Studio in Israel, mastered and mixed by Dory Bar-Or (Eternal Gray) who is responsible to the sound of Geniewar, Six and Desert Battles 2018 remastered albums of the band. Cover artwork by Nir Doliner. Band photo by Michael Solomonovitch. Band logo by Avi Harari. Layout by Satanath. All music and lyrics written, composed, played and recorded by Arallu 2018-2019. Spells texts by Necronomicon book (H.P. Lovecraft), arrange by Arallu. En Olam brings a Middle Eastern atmosphere for fans of Behemoth, Dissection, Mayhem, Emperor, Deicide. The ttile track Arallu,

En Olam album features full set of Arabic Middle Eastern instruments, such as: Saz, Oud, Kanoon, Drabukka, toms and many other traditional instruments used during the recording, which makes the music an ensemble of war metal anthems. Although Arallu is not a political band, the band’s mastermind and founder Moti Butchered Daniel lives in Jerusalem and brings in to the band music the spirit of the holy places and ancient history where bloodshed is a usual thing to witness. Arallu describes the situation through the lyrics, yet glorify the ones who never surrendered to terror and had the courage to resist fundamentalism.

En Olam describes the fear we all live and feel. A situation in which you find out that we all live inside an illusion, and everything we know does not exist. The world we see, and our emotions, are just imagined picture that don’t exist. The discovery of the truth seemingly makes you lose your grip and shake your whole being. All that you thought protected you is just a dream and you’re actually hanging between the earth and sky without the ability to see anything. Your eyes are open and your body is awake but there is just white blank nothing. You realize that nothing ever existed and that there is nothing,

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Om Ulf Backstrøm (3032 Artikler)
Mitt hovedfokus er musikk som er basert på progressiv tenking. Jeg er på ingen måte ensporet innen musikksmak, i likhet med intensjonen bak prog. Sjangerbegrepet er egentlig temmelig uinteressant annet enn til å gi en pekepinn om hva slags musikk det er snakk om i en anmeldelse. Jeg søker god musikk for å utfordre meg som lytter. God musikk til å trigge mine musikalske smaksløker, og til å sette i gang mine refleksjoner. Da er sjansen stor for at jeg utvikler meg og lærer, noe som bør være drivstoff for et hvert menneske. Fordi det å lære og utvikle seg er noe som tilfører livet en nødvendig porsjon "krydder". Slikt krydderet finner man blant annet i musikk. Ikke overraskende mener jeg at progressiv musikk har den fineste "smaken". På den annen side kan musikk med eller uten progressive elementer være godt nok til hverdags. Til fest derimot holder bare rendyrket prog! Må jo også få med at jeg rimelig kritisk, og jeg mener at det lages mye prog som er i beste fall uinteressant, og faktisk mye som er pinlig dårlig. Heldigvis oppveies dette av ekstremt dyktige aktører som for eksempel: Flower Kings, Mostly Autumn og White Willow, for å nevne noen tilfeldig valgte.
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