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Turkish melodic doom/death metallers Forgotten return with their third full-length album »Returnless«, out now through Sleaszy Rider Records

Ankara, Turkey based melodic doom/death metal band Forgotten featuring members of Sermon and Trenchwar presents their third full-length album, entitled »Returnless«, which was released on July 1st, 2022 through Sleaszy Rider Records.

01. Summoning
02. The Forgotten Demon
03. Under Leaden Skies
04. To Follow Your Suffering
05. Within Delirium
06. Until You Surrender
07. To A Returnless Path
08. Of Disappearance
09. Throes And Demise

Forgotten was founded in 1995 by Tolga Otabatmaz. The band released their first demo entitled »Conquer« in 1997 and »Retreat« in 1999. After two demos the band has stopped its activity for 9 years. During this stagnation period Innsmouth Productions released band’s two demos with three bonus songs on CD under the name as »Through The Fields Of Battle 1996-1999«.

In 2009 the band decided to make the album and got to work recording the album entitled »13 Martyrs«. After two years of hard work for the recording, the album that was done by the experience of seventeen years has been released through Noisehead Records from Austria on 17 October 2012.

Six years after the release of the first album Forgotten completed the new album entitled »Of Past And Passion« and in 2019 signed to esteemed Greek label Sleaszy Rider Records for the release of their new album. On 19 April 2019 new album has been released. After the release of the album the band immediately got to work writing new songs for the third album. In 2021 the band completed recording the new album entitled »Returnless« and unleashed on 1 July 2022.

Get your copy of »Returnless« here:

Forgotten are:
Tolga Otabatmaz – Guitars
Serdar Güzelişler – Drums
Reha Kuldaşlı – Guitars
Harun Altun – Vocals
Burak Karakurum – Bass
Ali Öztürk – Guitars

Bojan Bidovc // music enthusiast, promoter, misanthrop and sometimes a journalist as well

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