Biography : Lantern
An old friend, namely Necrophilos swore fealty to the group after the very birth of Lantern, and the recordings of "Virgin Taste of Damnation" took place, with the band exploring its true form as a two-piece, trying their sound during numerous days spent at the rehearsal place. The debut material received very positive feedback and shall be rerecorded for future releases. The good word also inspired Lantern to participate in "Metal on Metal III: Third Warning of the Storms" compilation with the song "Cauldron of Souls", appearing among some of Finland's top underground black metal acts.
In mid-2009 the horde returned to the studio to capture 5 new songs that came to form the “Doom-scrawls” sessions, later on captured by Internecion Productions (NZ) to be released on CD, titled as "Subterranean Effulgence". The lyrical theme journeys unto death and undeath, mysticism of existence and afterlife – and all that is hidden in between. The musical part was by far the best effort by the band – in composition, production and atmosphere.
One song ("Those Long Perished") from the debut can also be heard on Hard Rocker Magazine's "Sounds of Hell" compilation, brought together by Bart Gabriel and Chris Moyen.
Loaded with horror, filthy atmosphere and psychedelic perspectives, Lantern is prepared to deliver you farther into the realms these compositions are born of.
Source : http://lantern.dy.fi/