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Agalloch and Nest

For sixteen years the Pacific Northwest (Oregon) group Agalloch has defined what it means to combine influences from a variety of musical genres into one brooding, colossal, and cinematic sound that provides the soundtrack to existential themes concerning man, nature, loss, and death. It has been said that Agalloch is to heavy metal what Ingmar Bergman is to cinema.



Nest (fi) is the musical work of Finnish musicians A. Tolonen and T. Saxell.

A. Tolonen made a guest appearance playing a 15-string kantele on the latest Shape of Despair album. The kant ...read more

For sixteen years the Pacific Northwest (Oregon) group Agalloch has defined what it means to combine influences from a variety of musical genres into one brooding, colossal, and cinematic sound that provides the soundtrack to existential themes concerning man, nature, loss, and death. It has been said that Agalloch is to heavy metal what Ingmar Bergman is to cinema.



Nest (fi) is the musical work of Finnish musicians A. Tolonen and T. Saxell.

A. Tolonen made a guest appearance playing a 15-string kantele on the latest Shape of Despair album. The kantele is a traditional Finnish string instrument (an ancient & traditional Finnish plucked string instrument of the zither family) Their extraordinary atmospheric sounds are based on the Kantele.

Tolonen is also an artist (working mainly with pastels, ink and pencils) and has provided artwork for Nest and Agalloch « hide

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Split
2004

3.6
93 Votes

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