SHADOW'S FAR

ÜRNERSEE SOUTH COAST THRASH
Switzerland
Thrash Metal
Schweiz (Kanton Uri)
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Shadow's FAR BIO

Die Band wurde 1997 damals noch unter dem Namen Cornetti con Noce, aus einer Bierlaune heraus gegründet. Nach einigen Konzerten und diversen Formationswechseln, fand sich 1999 die heutige Besetzung. 

Durch das neue Lineup wandelte sich die stilistische Ausrichtung von ehemals progressivem Metal zu geradlinigerem Thrashmetal mit Schwedeneinschlag. Im selben Zuge wurde die Band in Shadow`s Far umbenannt. 

Nach einigen Erfolgsversprechenden Konzerten nahm Shadow`s Far im Frühjahr 2004 die CD Lost In Contemplation im Hedgehog Studio auf. Gemastert wurde das Teil von keinem geringeren als Andy Classen (u.a. Tankard, Dew Scented, Deathrow). Die Kritiken zur CD waren durchwegs positiv und es wurde fleissig im In- und Ausland getourt. Nachdem der Sänger kurzfristig abwesend war um voller Energie zurückzukehren, sind Shadow`s Far bereit für neue musikalische Schandtaten.

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Being passionate about Bay- Area Thrash Shadow's Far, from the Swiss canton Uri, were founded in 1999. In the past twenty years, three albums and a demo have passionately and with a lot of joy been produced. Musically they never wanted to be pushed into a category. Shadow’s Far plays harsh but yet melodic thrash with a slight Scandinavian touch rounded off with a good portion of balls and Deathmetal. As a very versatile metal band they could gain a great reputation as a band. Live wise but also the records received very good recessions. The shows of Shadow's Far are well known as an absolute highlight for stagediving, headbanging and stagesharing together with the band. The fans consider the shows always as absolute highlights.

In the past 20 years a lot of live shows have been played in Switzerland and Europe. Several tours through Europe and some midsized festival appearances are definitely the highlights in Shadow’s Fars agenda. The tours have taken them to countries like: Germany, Belgium, France, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Czech Republic, Italy, Slovenia and Austria.

Shadow’s far has proudly shared stage with bands like Coroner, Tankard, Sinister, Eluveitie, Legion of the Damned, Entombed, Evocation, Hatesphere, Evile, Grave, Accu§er, Samael, Sonic Syndicate and many more.

The experiences as well as the pure joy and passion for metal music and its scene but also the friendship within the band will hopefully bring another 20 years of Shadow's Far to them and the world.