Thulcandra (band)

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Origin Munich, Germany
Genres Black metal
Years active2003-2005, 2008-present
LabelsNapalm Records
Associated acts Obscura
Dark Fortress
Members Steffen Kummerer
Alessandro Delastik
Mariano Delastik
Christian Kratzer

Thulcandra is a black metal band from Munich, Germany. They have released three full-length studio albums. Their latest album Ascension Lost was released in 2015 through Napalm Records to positive reviews. [1] [2] The band's style is described as melodic black metal and inspired by bands such as Dissection, Sacramentum, and Unanimated. [3] [4]




Thulcandra was founded in 2003 by guitarist Steffen Kummerer and Jurgen Zintz. Thulcandra recorded a demo called Perishness Around Us in 2004, but neither were satisfied with its quality and did not release it. Shortly thereafter guitarist Jürgen Zintz committed suicide in 2005. Thus the band then went on hold. Upon moving to another city in late 2008 Steffen Kummerer started listening to their first demo after many years, and decided to restart the band.

The name of the band is taken from a 1989 demo of the Norwegian act Darkthrone, coming from the 1938 science fiction novel Out of the Silent Planet by C. S. Lewis, where Thulcandra is the name for the silent planet, Earth.


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