Asgaroth is a Melodic Black Metal band, whom sprang into existence as a solo project by Daniel in 1995 who joined forces with Chris soon after. The partnership worked well together and in 1996 the duo released a mini CD: ‘The Quest For Eldenhor’, recorded at The Control Room (now Maxim Sound) in Barcelona - released through Newgotia/Repulse Records. With a great response from the national & international music press the duo enlist a drummer and set about recording their first full-length album: ‘Trapped In The Depths Of Eve’. Recorded again, at The Control Room sometime in autumn 1996, the album is a union of Melodic Black & Death Metal and again is well received by the press. The purists hail this body of work as Asgaroth’s best. After several line up difficulties and label problems they up sticks to the Abstract Emotions label and in 1998 set about recording the 3-track mini CD entitled ‘Absence Spells Beyond’. The CD contains a wonderfully executed cover of the King Crimson song: ‘Epitaph’. With another sterling release under their belts and yet more favorable reviews the bands profile reaches new heights and a series of international-licensing deals are cemented. In 1999 the band are asked to appear on the Nuclear Blast compilation DVD – ‘Beauty In Darkness’, along with the likes of Arch Enemy, Cradle Of Filth, Pain, Nightwish & Tiamat….a video clip for the mini CD title track Absence Spells Beyond is recorded for inclusion on the DVD, raising ...

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