An illegible horned pentagram is to be read as s-u-m-m-o-n-i-n-g as the black bible code is wheeled out.
As much fun as riding in the seat of a wheelbarrow going downhill in a blizzard real slow is Summoning.
Put the debut LP ‘Lugburz’ (No. It doesn’t mean Love birds) on the stereo and get ready to walk the enchanted forest and meet up with trolls, witches and ghouls along the way.
Summoning were part of what was known as the Austrian Black Metal Syndicate (are you scared yet?) along with Pervertum, Trifixion(Aut.), Pazuzu(Aut.)wasn’t that the demon’s name in ‘The Exorcist’ movie?
If you’re not scared yet, I am.
Are you a member of a band? Let’s face it, times are tough right now for bands, musicians, and recording artists. Playing out hasn’t been the same since Coronavirus came around. Many venues have gone out of business, or have had to scale back. Edzi allows your fans to support your work by paying any amount they choose to watch your pay per view recorded video or live video stream. Most importantly, it’s completely free! Sign up now at edzi.com and add your videos!
‘Lugburz’, the debut LP by Summoning was a static case of waiting for something to happen in the music.
For a twig to fall in the forest and get the natives rumbling.
Haunting keyboards drone and all I see in my mind’s eye is Lurch from the Addam’s Family groaning in slow motion – Aaaaaaaaahh.
Fast forward to 2006’s ‘Oath Bound’ LP and Summoning are still sowing their static seedpods of melody along the footprint marred path in the deep snow in the dismal, bestial woods.
– Rich Castle