RossomahaarZačetki skupine Rossomahaar segajo v leto 1995, ko sta Lazar (kitarist) in Vlad (bobni, vokal) začela komponirati skladbo, ki bi jo lahko označili kot black metalsko. Oba sta takrat igrala pri moskovskem dark metal bandu Stonegenge, ki jima je pomenil prioriteto. Pesmi, ki sta jih tako mimogrede komponirala so leta 1997 pristale na poletni kaseti, kjer so tudi ostale. Lazar je nato ustvarjal samostojno v bandu Grotesque, ki je na nek način predstavljal osnovo tudi kasnejšim Rossomahaar. Leta 1998 je spoznal Kai-ja Mathiasa Stalhammarja, ki je posedoval na tisoče CDjev, imel izbral glasbeni okus in ki je Lazar prepričal, da obudi Rossomahaar. Po letu dni so band sestavljal Lazar - kitara, vokali, Ixxaander (Tales Of Darknord, Der Gerwelt) - kitara, Kniaz (Stonehenge) - bas kitara, Sigizmund (Mental Home) - bobni in Herr Stalhammar, k ije bil zadolžen za koncept, liriko in management. Pričeli so snovati nove skladbe pristale na CDju z naslovom Omperium Tenebrarum po zaslugi More Hate Productions. Glasba se je radikalno spremenila - surovi, brutalni rifi in ultramelodičnost, so prepričali poslušalce. CD se je prodal v 5000 primerkih, kar je za debi, izjemen uspeh. Leta 2000 je sledila turneja brez predaha, po kateri je Sigizmund zapustil band, Ixxander pa je odštel v Moskvo. Skupini se je zato pridružil nov bobnar Yanarrdakh. Poleti 2002 so se odpravili v studio in izdali nov CD z imenom Quaerite Lux InTenebris (Exploring The External Worlds). Muzikalno in lirično je album nadaljevanje prvenca. Že leta 2003 je nato sledil tretji plošček "Regnum Somni", ki opušča klaviature in se prepušča pihalom. Zadnji album pa se imenuje "A Divinity For The Worthless".

If one states Rossomahaars history is History in full measure, hes wrong. Nevertheless, the bands foundation dates back to the beginning of 1995, when Lazar (guitars) and Vlad (drums, vocals) started off working on few compositions which, this way or another, could be reckoned to the genre of black metal stylistically. Speaking about Rossomahaar as its been in the year 1995, one would easily say there wasnt much place for originality Those songs were issued in the shape of Grotesque demo later on, though. A fact worth mentioning: both musicians simultaneously played in Moscows dark metal act Stonehenge, which was considered top-priority then, and therefore Rossomahaars rehearsals took place quite rarely, to say the least. However; both came up with an idea of putting the songs they composed on tape Summer 1997, although personal and musical disagreements ruined the whole affair. Three tracks were recorded, but never issued anywhere.
In spite of this, Lazar decided to push the band forward on his own, and recorded Grotesque in August 1997 alone. The recording turned out to be rather unconditional in terms of sound execution (all songs were recorded using IBM486 hard disk and regular soundcard at Lazars home kitchen) as well as of originality, but the path was trodden. Despite that Grotesque and all the other works by Rossomahaar almost dont have anything in common sound-wise, this demo turned out as something which the actual band was born from. After the recording was over, Lazar no longer wanted to work on this project.
Consequently; no activities for almost a year.And now weve come to a turning point The year of 1998 witnessed Lazar making the acquaintance of Kai Mathias Stalhammar, with the latter being editor-in-chief of cult web-magazine, Vae Solis. Kai owned literally thousands of CDs and could define Rossomahaars potential much better than anyone else, and particularly Lazar. It was him who convinced Lazar of the importance of resurrecting Rossomahaar, and the latter began seeking those to complete the lineup. By the end of the year, it was comprised of Lazar - guitars, vocals, Ixxaander (Tales Of Darknord, Der Gerwelt) - guitars, Kniaz (Stonehenge) - bass, Sigizmund (Mental Home) - drums, as well as Herr Stalhammar as the one responsible for poetry, management and overall concept. The band began to work on new songs, which were later executed at CDM Records Studio, entitled Imperium Tenebrarum and put out by More Hate Productions, young Russian label. Music changed drastically! Based upon raw and brutal riffs and ultramelodiousness, it simultaneously absorbed a lot of styles of contemporary metal subculture. The CD got rave reviews, and has sold in 5000 copies, which is absolutely incredible taking into the account it was a debut - both the bands and the labels.
The year of 2000 Rossomahaar exhaustingly toured all over Russia, after which Sigizmund left the band. And if it wasnt enough, Ixxaander had to leave Moscow. Lacking members to continue touring, the band had no other way but start composing new piece. Rossomahaar was joined by a new drummer, Yanarrdakh, Summer 2002, and shortly thereafter this trio entered CDM Records Studio once again, in order to execute new CD, entitled Quaerite Lux In Tenebris (Exploring The External Worlds). Both musically and lyrically (Herr Stalhammar still was [and is] a part of the band) the album picked up where Imperium Tenebrarum left off.
2002 group spends time in active concert activity that finds reflection in a concert album " Live and die in Moscow ". The beginning of 2003 has been marked by record of an album " Regnum Somni " in which collective completely refuses from keyboard and goes on courageous experiment with wind instruments. Upon termination of record of an album the group has been compelled to leave drummer Yanarrdakh ' an ohm and drummer Vlad there and then comes to group, with which summer of 2004 the group has written down last album " A Divinity For The Worthless ". In summer 2006 ROSSOMAHAAR has recorded their new single entitled "Moscow - The Sanguine Reign of Terror". The single includes three tracks with a total length of 20 minutes. This release establishes the general sound and content of the upcoming album.
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