11 Jan 2010

SILENT LOVE OF DEATH: New act has been signed for HCD

Silent Love of Death is the Spanish band formed by the brothers Toledo (Juan Carlos and Miguel Ángel) settled down in the south part of their country.
They began to make music around the year 1996 with another musical project called “Lament” publishing the following demos: Lament (1996), Grey Age (1996), Resting in a place like this (1998). “Lament” moved between gothic rock and dark pop with different influences.
Their musical maturity causes that in the year 2000 a change of musical registry was made. Silent Love of Death was born. So at the end of the year 2003 SLOD finished “The Poet´s Senses”, their first album (Palace Of Worms, 2005). It´s a calling to the rebel spirit of the romantic writers of the centuries XVIII & XIX. Blake, Baudelaire, Espronceda or Bécquer contribute with their artistic essence covered by the cold solemnity and the decay of the band.
Some time ago SLOD colaborated in the compilation of spanish bands “My Dear Freaks” (Caustic Records, 2004), a colletion of musical jewels of the spanish dark scene.
At the moment the band finishes their second album “Donde Habite el Olvido” dedicated to the poems of »amor & horror« of Sevillian poet Luis Cernuda that shall be released at HORUS CyclicDaemon in early 2011. You can read its detailed reviews at .: La Defunción :. as well as Mentenebre.

There is also a provisional art-work using the famous picture by Salvador Dalí nevertheless already now we can disclose that art-work and pictures shall be provided by well known Czech photographer Václav Jirásek (he designed previous V/A compilations such as Chaos 333, Lust From The Underworld), especially from his portfolio of Mexican pictures and stylised »black death« scenes.
You can watch two versions of trailer of future Silent Love of Death's tracks, Como la Piel (1 & 2), and Atardecer en la catedral trailer.


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