bass, extreme vocals
guitars, keyboards, clean vocals
drums and percussion
ATRA HORA is a four-piece Dark Metal act from Pyatigorsk (The Northern Caucasus, Russia) formed back in mid-2006. A year later the band recorded a Raw Black Metal demo "They Go" that was released by the Russian underground label THE KETHER CROWN PRODUCTIONS. After several line-up and stylistical changes the band recorded two studio albums ¡°Lost in the Depths¡± (2009) and ¡°Via Combusta¡± (2012) which received many rave reviews and positive feedback amongst critics and listeners. Both CDs were released on the band¡¯s own label DARKNAGAR RECORDS.
In 2012-2014 ATRA HORA participated in several compilations such as ¡°Twenty Years In Tears ¨C A Tribute to Lake Of Tears¡± (FONO LTD, 2012) alongside with DRACONIAN, THE EQUINOX OV THE GODS, THE MARY MAJOR, EGONAUT etc., ¡°A Tribute To Motorhead ¨C Russian Edition¡± (DIES IRAE ZINE, 2014), ¡°Disguised Masters of Pain¡± (DARKNAGAR RECORDS & THE PAIN FUKKTORY, 2012) and some others. The band shared the stage with Amorphis, Dark Lunacy, Black Propaganda, Synodic and lots of Russian underground artists.
Our music may change from album to album. We do not aim to find our own sound and always use the same ideas. The search is the aim, the search is life. When it ends it makes no sense to continue the path.