Sep 272012

Armenian unblack metal band Blood Covenant presents a new music video for the song  Hayr Mer. The video is taken from their latest album Sign Of Time which was released in 2011 via Darknagar Records. The video can be seen below.

The band Blood Covenant was formed by Segør [Sergey Areskin] and Garegin [Garik Amian] in 2001. Initially the band was called Iron Cross and played “Thrash – Death Metal”. At that time the band consisted of three members. After several performances in festivals and clubs, the staff of the band underwent certain line up changes.

Then in 2003 Segør became the vocalist of the band and together with Garegin started the recordings of the first studio album in Symphonic Black Metal genre, The Day of Lord [2003]. Later, in December 2005 the recordings of the second studio album titled The Blood of the New Covenant started, which was released in 2007.

In December 2009 the band released the single titled At the Cross, combining the entire power of metal music and the whole gamut of the Armenian national instrument duduk, as a result of which Black metal performance of the Armenian Christian hymn At the Cross came out. Vahe Ayvazyan [duduk] took part in the song recordings as well. In the beginning of last year [2011], they have released a CD Sign Of Time and a DVD The Blood of the New Covenant.

Currently the band consists of Segør [Sergey Areskin] – Vocals/Guitar, Garegin [Garik Amyan] – Drums, Armen Hovhannisyan – Bass, Mark Areskin – Guitar, Narek Onanyan – Guitar, Hasmik Hovhannisyan – Keys

Recently we did an interview with Segør / Blood Covenant. In case you have missed this, you can find it here. Here you can also watch their first music video The Blood of the New Covenant, which is the first christian sympho black metal video from Armenia. This clip is presented on DVD, released in 2011 by Darknagar Records.

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Interview With ‘Blood Covenant’ [Juli 2012]

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