Part of the secret of the contemporary goth and black metal scenes is that their roots are firmly in that most critically despised of genres, '70s progressive rock. Summoning's Lost Tales is a stopgap release (these songs were written and possibly recorded in the late '90s, intended for earlier projects) that makes plain the connection. This album consists of two lengthy tracks, vocal-free except for some found samples that sound like they come from audio-book versions of Lord of the Rings-style fantasy novels, and also ...

Lost Tales 2003, Napalm Records

UPC: 693723226927

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