SUMMONING – Old Mornings Dawn

I talk a lot about Summoning. At parties, I pour praise over the band’s periphery involvement in the second wave black metal scene. I like to discuss the band’s 1995 record Dol Guldur as part of the conversation to draw attention away from the Norwegian centric attitudes that cripple black metal discussions. I feel that I talk so much more about Summoning — and how this Austrian black metal is not given the attention it deserves — than actually listening to their records. I may be using them as a…

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