SARKE Featuring DARKTHRONE's NOCTURNO CULTO Signs With INDIE RECORDINGS

Indie Recordings has announced the signing of SARKE, the Norwegian band featuring Sarke (KHOLD, TULUS, OLD MAN'S CHILD, SENSA ANIMA) and Nocturno Culto (DARKTHRONE).

SARKE might sound like a new name, and in fact it is, but this grim story has more pages than one first might think.

Formed in 2008 by its namesake Sarke, who has spread his angry art through KHOLD, TULUS, OLD MAN'S CHILD and SENSA ANIMA, SARKE is a mesmerizing journey through dark and soothing soundscapes, inspired by legends like MAYHEM, SLAYER, DARKTHRONE, CELTIC FROST, BLACK SABBATH, CANDLEMASS, DEATH, MOTÖRHEAD and KREATOR.

For this musical quest, Sarke wanted to create music that has inspired him since he got into the extreme metal scene, and thus Nocturno Culto from the mighty DARKTHRONE was brought on board, making the core of the project complete.

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All music and lyrics are written by Sarke, but adding Nocturno's legendary voice to these songs, has without a doubt added another dimension to the grimness.

The debut album, "Vorunah", was recorded in November, and even though the album was recorded in old-fashioned '70s style to get the true vibe of the music,

"Vorunah" was produced by Sarke with Lars-Erik Westby. It features the following track listing:

01. Primitive Killing
02. Vorunah
03. The Drunken Priest
04. Frost Junkie
05. Old
06. Cult Ritual
07. 13 Candles
08. Dead Universe

In a statement, Sarke comments on the signing: "I want to thank Indie Recordings for supporting my ideas with this band since day one and to Nocturno Culto for joining me; together we have created a monster."

Recording lineup:

Nocturno Culto (DARKTHRONE): Vocals
Sarke (KHOLD, TULUS, OLD MAN'S CHILD, SENSA ANIMA): Guitar, Bass, Drums

Live lineup:

Nocturno Culto (DARKTHRONE): Vocals
Sarke (KHOLD, TULUS, OLD MAN'S CHILD, SENSA ANIMA): Bass
Cyrus (SUSPERIA, SATYRICON, DIMMU BORGIR): Guitar
Asgeir Mickelson (SPIRAL ARCHITECT, BORKNAGAR, TESTAMENT): Drums
Anders Hunstad (TULUS); Keyboards

For more information, visit www.myspace.com/sarkeofficial.

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