'Chants Of Evil: The Visions Of The Breathing Darkness' Book Detailed

Holland's Metalphoto has set an October 16 release date for "Chants Of Evil: The Visions Of The Breathing Darkness" a photobook on the art of black metal. The first book on the current generation ("third wave") of black metal from the 21st century contains many beautiful live concert photos taken by the Dutch photographer Chrie. It describes and shows how black metal, originating in the 1980s, has spread from Norway all over the world. English-language texts accompanying the photos were written by the portayed artists and by internationally renowned connoisseurs of the genre.

"Chants Of Evil: The Visions Of The Breathing Darkness" contains unique concert photos of more than 60 black metal bands from around the world. The pictures were taken between 2008 and 2011 at famous summer festivals in Europe, such as Metalfest, Party.San Open Air, SWR Barroselas, Under The Black Sun, Wacken Open Air, as well as in dark underground concert venues, from Finland to Portugal but primarily in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany.

Photography on the North American continent was done by Chris Slack (Gravemusic, Seattle).

The book is produced as a full-color A4 hardcover. It contains 96 pages of 135 grams deluxe paper and costs 30, -.

"Chants Of Evil: The Visions Of The Breathing Darkness" contains photos of the following black metal bands:

ANGANTYR
BAPTISM
BEHEMOTH
BELPHEGOR
CELESTIAL BLOODSHED
CHAOS INVOCATION
CIRITH GORGOR
COLDBORN
DARK FORTRESS
DARKENED NOCTURN SLAUGHTERCULT
DESASTER
DODENKROCHT
DESTROYER 666
ENDSTILLE
EQUILIBRIUM
ENSLAVED
GLORIOR BELLI
GORGOROTH
HELL MILITIA
HORNED ALMIGHTY
IMMORTAL
IMPIETY
INFERNAL MAJESTY
INQUISITION
IRRLYCHT
KAMPFAR, MALHKEBRE
MARE
MARDUK
MASSEMORD
MAYHEM
MONARQUE
NACHTMYSTIUM
NAER MATARON
NARGAROTH
NHEMAH
ONDSKAPT
ORCIVUS
PARAGON BELIAL
PRIMORDIAL
ROTTING CHRIST
SARGEIST
SATYRICON
SARKOM
SATANIC WARMASTER
SATURNIAN MIST
SETHERIAL
SHINING
SLSTAFIR
SUPPLICIUM
SVARTTJERN
TAAKE
TERATISM
THRONE OF KATARSIS
TRIPTYKON
URFAUST
URGEHAL
VENOM
WATAIN
WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM

Check out a digital preview of the book at this location (PDF file).

For more information, visit www.metalphoto.org.

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