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Black Waters

by Scimitar

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Thomas Ten years on. Still the greatest. Favorite track: Buried at Sea.
Thoth’s Girl
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Thoth’s Girl I listened to one song and it was an instant buy. Different and great ! Pirate, Battle music and the vocals are great not to mention the actual playing of their instruments. Great stuff here ! Love it !! Favorite track: Buried at Sea.
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NuclearJackal You guys were amazing at the Rickshaw! \m/
Kenneth Cummings
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Kenneth Cummings Pirate metal with a blackened sound. Recommended for fans of Alestorm, especially if they like black metal with some melodic elements. Favorite track: Brethren of the Coast.
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    Limited edition reissue of the original 2010 Black Waters t-shirt

    This was our very first t-shirt design. This version features an updated logo and Scimitar emblems on the back.

    Featured in this photo: Noel pouting about missing Unleash The Archers in Victoria

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    Scimitar’s debut full length album was recorded and produced by Eric Hogg at Soma Sound, in the bands hometown of Victoria, British Columbia. The cover artwork was painted by the well travelled tattoo artist Ryan Holden, who has also done ink for members of the band.

    Includes 12 page booklet with all lyrics and recording notes.

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Young purveyors of a glorious new sound!
Recorded by Scimitar and producer Eric Hogg; the "Black Waters" release has has since put this group of young Canadians on the map internationally. Scimitar combines the distinct melodic style of European Heavy Metal with the flavor of the Vancouver Island coast line. The bands debut "Black Waters" skillfully balances visceral aggression with virtuous delivery alluding to classic Amon Amarth or Wintersun's guitar driven melodies. "Black Waters" awakens elements of humanity buried deep beneath the shells of our polished modern identities...


released October 2, 2010

Music and Lyrics by "Scimitar": Anstey, Anstey, Lennox & Basi copyright 2010


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Scimitar Victoria, British Columbia

Scimitar is a metal band hailing from the island capital of Victoria, BC, Canada. Combining influences from melodic-death, folk, and black metal; Scimitar features uncompromisingly heavy drums, high-rollicking fingerstyle bass, dual-guitar-driven harmonies, and gruff yet sharply enunciated harsh vocals that deliver lyrics based in historical fiction and fantasy. ... more


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