Demoncy

Demoncy

Profile:
Demoncy is a seminal American black metal band founded and led by guitarist Ixithra. The band originally formed in 1989 as a solo project by Ixithra, alternately calling himself the Wicked Warlock Of Demonic Shadows or Lord Of The Sylvan Shadows. It would take three years before the cassette single Impure Blessings (Dark Angel Of The Four Wings) was released, and another two before their first full-length Faustian Dawn.

During this time, constant changes in the lineup prompted Ixithra to temporarily abandon Demoncy and collaborate with former members of Incantation in the band Profanatica, and to pursue other musical projects.

More low-fidelity recordings were eked out over the following years with lineup changes still a constant hindrance; two of these demo sessions were excerpted on the CD version of Within The Sylvan Realms Of Frost in 1999. That same year saw the release of Joined In Darkness, a much-anticipated album that had originally been announced for release five years before. It received nearly universal acclaim and has attained classic status in some circles.

2003 saw the release of Demoncy's next full-length album, Empire Of The Fallen Angel; its slick production and more guttural vocal style were a distinct change from the raw and cold atmospheres of the earlier releases. This album led to tours across the US and Europe and appearances at several metal festivals. In 2004 the band was interviewed in the March issue of Terrorizer magazine. This same year saw the release of a split 7" with Dark Opus from France.

The band entered the studio in 2005 to record the next album, but Ixithra was dissatisfied with the results and destroyed the recordings and fired his bandmates, leaving the status of Demoncy unclear. The band remained on hiatus until the release in 2012 of their fifth studio album, Enthroned Is The Night.

Current line-up:
Ixithra - Vocals, All Instruments

Past members:
Horidus - Vocals
Synvorlath - Vocals
Desolate Wings - Keyboards
Morthaelus - Guitar
Elsifer - Guitar
VJS - Guitar
Drathrul - Guitar
Occaxial Asceticus - Guitar, Bass
Alex Cox - Bass
Neptersu - Bass
Xelac - Bass
Scorpios - Bass, Live Vocals
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Demoncy Discography Tracks

Albums

Demoncy Faustian Dawn (Album) Not On Label (Demoncy Self-released) US 1993 Sell This Version
Demoncy Within The Sylvan Realms Of Frost (Album) So It Is Done Productions Netherlands 1999 Sell This Version
Demoncy Joined In Darkness (Album) Baphomet Records US 1999 Sell This Version
BFD 012 Demoncy Empire Of The Fallen Angel(CD, Album) Blood Fire Death BFD 012 US 2003 Sell This Version
Demoncy Enthroned Is The Night (Album) Forever Plagued Records US 2012 Sell This Version
Demoncy Empire Of The Fallen Angel (Eternal Black Dominion) (Album) Forever Plagued Records US 2015 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

SPK 017 Demoncy / Dark Opus Demoncy / Dark Opus - Demoncy / Dark Opus(7") Spikekult Rekords SPK 017 France 2004 Sell This Version

Compilations

Demoncy Faustian Dawn / Within The Sylvan Realms Of Frost (Comp) Baphomet Records US 2002 Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

none Demoncy Impure Blessings (Dark Angel Of The Four Wings)(Cass, S/Sided) Not On Label (Demoncy Self-released) none US 1991 Sell This Version

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