Tunes From an Old Funeral Information
Track listing (Songs)
|2.||Funeral Dusk (And The Cold Dawn)||7:18||-||0|
|3.||The Serene Demise||8:44||-||0|
Mausoleum, a tomb of gloom rising from the ashes of Excoriate, a band formed by 4 friends, joined by the love for doom and played it in a Doom/Death style with various influences ranging from My Dying Bride to Hypocrisy. Left with nothing but one rehearsal track, Excoriate was soon led to its demise during early 2002 due to major conflicts within the band and later the biggest blow which was the departure of it's vocalist Ziad Khalil and migration to Birmingham in England. Me, Ahmed Garoon who was back then the bassist of Excoriate along with Sami Al-Ghoury who then was also serving his duties on rhythem guitars with Excoriate, were seeking something more into gloom, Depression and despair, and then decided to form a two-man project under the name of "Dark is The Sun" inspired by the sorrowful song "Dark is The Sunlight" by the Turkish heavy metal band Pentagram. But soon it was all changed when we found Mausoleum, a tomb filled with dull, gloomy despair has begun. Now the project has turned into a full-time band where during mid 2003, on the hot summer season of August, "Tunes from and old funeral" our first demo has been quickly recorded, released and distributed in the local and international underground.