At the beginning of year 2014 Symphonic Black/Pagan Metal project WELICORUSS became international due to the relocation of band’s leader Alexey Boganov from snowy Siberia to Prague and because of creation of new line up. New-joined musicians are Dmitriy Zhikharevich (Russia, bass), Gojko Marić (Serbia, guitar) and David Urban (Czech Republic, drums). Last week, at 4th of November, band has published at their Facebook page a message that the long time awaited album Az Esm’ is finally ready!
There are many guest musicians, who have participated in recording of 12 songs at this album, playing ethnical instruments and even singing in a small choir. Mixing and mastering were made by Alexey Stecuk (DRYGVA studio), booklet and cover art design were made by Alex MAYHEM.
Alexey Boganov: ”We are very happy and we would like to thank everybody, who participated in recording process and those, who shown us their patience and understanding! We are very pleased with final result, because it has exceeded all our expectations, but all additional information will be later, because now we are pretty busy celebrating it)”
Currently band is looking for label, which can publish the album, and prepares a huge tour around Europe on spring 2015.