Bands

Evoken

‘Antithesis of Light’, the band’s third studio album, was recorded at Hermit Hole in New Jersey with Bumblefoot (of Guns N Roses fame). It was originally released in 2005 & continues with Evoken’s trademark funeral doom sound; a thick wall of pounding guitar riffs, assisted by layers of keyboard effects to heighten the overall dark ambience of this doom /death metal classic.

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Biography

Evoken is a funeral doom metal band from New Jersey USA, & were among the first wave of US doom/death bands, along with Novembers Doom. The band’s style draws comparisons to acts such as early My Dying Bride & also Finnish band Thergothon - the name Evoken was even taken from an old Thergothon demo track.
The band was founded by guitarist Nick Orlando under the name Funereus in April 1992 & along with Rob (Bass/Vocals); Phil (Guitar) & Vince (Drums), they recorded what would be the only Funereus release, a rehearsal demo. The band eventually changed to Evoken in 1994 after several line-up changes.

Evoken is one of the earliest U.S. doom/death metal bands that are still active today along with Novembers Doom, and have released 4 studio albums to date.

 

Discography

Gallery

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Live Dates

October 2014

  • 18/10, Saint Vitus - Brooklyn, NY, US