|Through the Darkest Hour|
|Studio album by|
|Recorded||Rhythm Studios, England|
|Genre||Doom metal, heavy metal|
|Producer||Paul Johnston & Solitude Aeturnus|
|Solitude Aeturnus chronology|
Through the Darkest Hour is the third album by Solitude Aeturnus. It was re-released as a double-CD with Downfall .
Produced by Solitude Aeturnus & Paul Johnston
Recorded May 1994 at Rhythm Studios, Bidford on Avon, Warwickshire, England
Engineered by Paul "Gov'ner" Johnston
Mastered at Monsterdisc, Chicago, IL
Cover art by Leilah Wendell
Photography by Stu Taylor
Layout and design by IQ Talent
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