Year of birth : 1995
Age: 20 years
Place of Birth : Portland, Oregon, USA
Citizenship : United States
Agalloch Music combines the cold, dark sorrow and beautiful melody.The group was founded in 1995 in Portland, Oregon as a doom / death- project with the original name Aeolachrymae. Soon Aeolachrymae disbanded and their ruins arose three new formations: Susurrus Inanis, Nothing and Agalloch.Then Agalloch wanted to play Royal Epic Dark Metal (in a similar style of play Dimmu Borgir Approx Magistr..).In early 1996, the band recorded a few songs. Later they are joined by a second guitarist - L. Anderson.
In the autumn of the same year recorded the demo "From Which Of This Oak". The group appears bassist J. William W.Beginning in 1998 - Agalloch recorded a promotional album. After that,they drew attention to the label The End Records and in January 1999 the band began working on recording their debut album. The new release, dubbed "Pale Folklore", recorded and released in June 1999 and is a primeval symbiosis of dark and winding folk metal.
2000 - Release MCD "Of Stone,Wind and Pillor "(went on sale only in 2001) This is a collection of all unreleased creative group for the period 1998 -. 2001 CD also contains a cover of" Kneel to The Cross "Sol Invictus This cover later entered the 2CD - a tribute to Sol Invictus. " Sol lucet Omnibus ".
In late 2001 - early 2002 the band recorded their second album -"The Mantle". The release includes 70 minutes of epic dark metal with a special, unique to Agalloch, ideology - in the texts of the nihilistic motif predominates.