Ilúzia - V dobrom aj v zlom (split with Dáša Fon Fľaša) (2017)

Hardcore/punk with violin and a female vocalist from Slovakia

This is a post-mortem release that I had no idea existed (I posted Ilúzia's previous albums on the blog a while back).

Special thanks to blog-reader retsil for telling me about this album

Album Description

All tracks include violin

Tracklist

  1. Stále dole
  2. Slová
  3. Vlastnou vinou Feat. Dáša Fon Fľaša
  4. Hlas
  5. V dobrom aj v zlom

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Morrow - Fallow (2018)

This post is about an unreleased album; it will be updated as new information becomes available

Crust/neocrust with violin and cello from London, UK.

Shares many members with Anopheli. The lead vocalist was/is also the vocalist for Fall Of Efrafa, Momentum, Carnist, and Archivist.

From the Morrow facebook page:

"Here is the final cover art for our new album, 'Fallow'. We will go into the studio on december 1st to complete recording. Over the last month Nicole has been recording cello and Liam has been busy writing violin, and some wonderful friends have been recording guest vocals for us. We hope to have a finished album for you to hear in the new year and we promise some shows too! // May all your crust be emotional."

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Exulansis - Cyclical Sentient Struggle (2017)

Exulansis is a blackened crust band from Talent, Oregon

Unfortunately, the cello is pretty low in the mix on this, so it's pretty hard to hear, but this is some good stuff.

Similar to: Embers, Dead to a Dying World

Album Description

All tracks include cello

Tracklist

  1. Cyclical
  2. Sentience
  3. Struggle

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Terra Mater - Holocene Extinction i (2017)

Terra Mater is a melodic crust band with violin/cello and dual male/female vocals from Brisbane/Sunshine Coast, Australia

The Australian 'crust with strings' just keeps on coming (Of Prey, Baedan/Threskiornis, and now this).

Album Description

The track includes violin and cello

Tracklist

  1. Holocene Extinction i

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Oium - Prae Lapsu (2017)

Oium is a neocrust/post-metal band from Moscow, Russia

Judging from their VK page, Oium has been around since 2012, but this seems to be their first official release. There's no permanent cellist in the band, so it's unclear if there will be any cello on their future releases.

Similar to: Fall of Efrafa, Morrow

Album Description

The track includes cello

Tracklist

  1. Prae Lapsu

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Ashkara - In Silence (2017)

Crust with violin from Switzerland. Formed by ex-members of Cwill

From ashkara.org:

"15.5.17: finally our new album "in silence" is in the pressing plant and should be done in about 8-15 weeks! it will be released on RINDERHERZ, CONTRASZT and LES NAINS AUSSI."

Album Description

All tracks include violin

Tracklist

  1. Kanalisiert
  2. Nullpunkt
  3. Strick
  4. Remnants
  5. It might have been
  6. Schweigendes Land
  7. Cauterised

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Originally posted May 21, 2017
Updated July 13, 2017: Added album cover
Updated July 28, 2017: Re-published with pre-order info/preview
Updated Aug 11, 2017: Re-published again since the album is officially released

Fuckmorgue - Dead, I Will Not Be Forgotten (2015)

Fuckmorgue was an experimental blackened crust/deathrock band with a female vocalist from Winnipeg, Canada

This is a re-release of Fuckmorge's 2004 CD "Down Forever", but with the addition of their "lost" instrumental demo that includes violin. Also worth noting that the vocalist went on to sing for the crust band Boneblack, which I included in my first Non-strings Roundup post.

Album Description

Only the Demo tracks include violin

Tracklist

  1. Like The City
  2. Hooker With A Heart Of Gold
  3. Dead I Will Not Be Forgotten
  4. After Herbie Died
  5. Chapters For Coming Forth By Day
  6. Where He Goes
  7. Cacophony
  8. After Herbie Died (Demo)
  9. Chaos (Demo)
  10. I Don't Wanna Die (Demo)
  11. Winged Things (Demo)
  12. Journey Of The Forgotten Goat (Demo)
  13. Untitled (Demo)

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