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Dark Italian Metallers SELVANS have released details of their second full-length album.  Titled “Faunalia”, the album is set for release on Avantgarde Music on the 2nd November, and will be available in Digital and A5 CD formats, as well as a double gatefold vinyl and a limited edition wooden box.   At the same time it will also be released on cassette by Folkvangr Records.

Sub-titled  “A Dark Italian Opus”, “Faunalia” is the work of SELVANS mastermind Haruspex, in which he explores elements of history, myth and Italian folklore.  It is an album that features tones that are dramatic, and at times even horrific, drawing from a variety of influences that range from Italian dark-progressive, to symphonic in the cinematic style of ENNIO MORRICONE, to neo-folk.

For the recording of “Faunalia”, SELVANS’ Haruspex and Fulguriator have, for the first time,  been joined in the studio by the band’s live members HK on drums and Acheron on guitars, as well as by a number of guests including Agghiastru (INCHIUVATU), Mercy and Gianluca Virdis (IANVA),  and Tumulash (FIDES INVERSA).

Recorded in various studios throughout Italy,  “Faunalia” was produced by Haruspex, and was mixed and mastered by Haruspex and Acheron at the Atrocity Exhibition Studio.  With artwork by Haruspex and Ghoul, tracklisting for “Faunalia” is as follows:

I.  Ad Malum Finem
II. Notturno Peregrinar
III. Anna Perenna
IV. Magna Mater Maior Mons
V. Phersu
VI. Requiem Aprutii

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More information about SELVANS can be found on the band’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/templeofselvans or on their website at http://www.templeofselvans.com/

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Selvans
Website: http://www.templeofselvans.com/
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/templeofselvans
BandCamp: https://selvans.bandcamp.com/music
Webshop: https://selvans.bandcamp.com/merch
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/templeofselvans
Twitter: https://twitter.com/selvans_
Instagram:  http://instagram.com/selvans_official
SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/templeofselvans
Band Contact:  info@templeofselvans.com
Booking:  Nighttime Production
booking@templeofselvans.com / nightimeproduction@gmail.com
PR: patriciathomas@btinternet.com
Avantgarde Music
Website: http://www.avantgardemusic.com/
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/avantgardemusiclabel
Contact: info@avantgardemusic.com
Folkvangr Records
Website: http://www.folkvangrrecords.com
Facebook: http://www.folkvangrrecords.com
Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/folkvangrrecords/

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Italian Dark Metallers SELVANS have confirmed that they have finished recording their second full-length studio album which will be titled “Faunalia”.

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Haruspex, the mastermind behind SELVANS,  had this to say about the album:

“Ladies and gentlemen,

I’m glad to inform you that the recording sessions of our second album “Faunalia” have finally ended!

‘Faunalia’ is the result of three years of hard work on our creature. We have improved some aspects of our sound and we have had the pleasure to collaborate with some italian Artists we strongly respect whose names will be revelead in due time…

This work represent an evolution of our sound and visual concept with a dark romantic approach to the typical italian sounds, giving new impetus to Selvans identity.

There are only a few steps left, then the album will be ready to be released via Avantgarde Music by the end of 2018.  But… let us tell the most impatient of you that we are going to play some new stuff
during the upcoming ‘Hirpi European Tour’.

The Haruspex”

Routing for the headlning tour, which takes its title “Hirpi” from  SELVANS’ 2017 live album,  is as follows:

10 May: Titty Twister, Parma (IT)
11 May:  Concilia Nocturna, Aarburg (CH)
12 May:  Farářova Sluj, Mladá Boleslav (CZ)
13 May:  Rudeboy, Bielsko-Biała (PL)
15 May:  Tartaros, Banská Bystrica (SK)
16 May:  Dongó, Győr (HU)
17 May:  Melodka, Brno (CZ)
18 May:  S8 Underground, Budapest (HU)
19 May:  Weberknecht, Wien (AT)

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SELVANS was formed by frontman Haruspex after the demise of Italy’s legendary DRAUGR.  With SELVANS, Haruspex’s idea was to  breathe new life into  the rich and varied customs, mysticism and folklore that were left behind by the plethora of ethnic  inhabitants that populated Italy throughout the ages.  Combined with  SELVANS’ music and lyrics, Haruspex’s use of  aesthetics has created a band which,  visually, and, very importantly,  emotively, brings back to life those long-lost eras.   And this is something that is not limited to SELVANS’ studio output, but is vividly re-created on stage, as fans will be able to see for themselves on the upcoming tour.

Live footage filmed during the recording of “Faunalia”,  as well as studio the studio photos you can see below can be found on the band’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/templeofselvans,

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More information about SELVANS can be found on the band’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/templeofselvans or on their website at http://www.templeofselvans.com/

A special video,  which was made as a tribute to the band’s late drummer Jonny,  for the track “Lupercale” from “Clangores Plenilunio”,  can be seen below and at https://youtu.be/AJDfmpYFa4Q


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A video of SELVANS live at Menuo Juodaragis can be seen below and at https://youtu.be/DBmR4sEKHvU

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Selvans
Website: http://www.templeofselvans.com/
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/templeofselvans
BandCamp: https://selvans.bandcamp.com/music
Webshop: https://selvans.bandcamp.com/merch
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/templeofselvans
Twitter: https://twitter.com/selvans_
Instagram:  http://instagram.com/selvans_official
SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/templeofselvans
Band Contact:  info@templeofselvans.com
Booking:  Nighttime Production
booking@templeofselvans.com / nightimeproduction@gmail.com
PR: patriciathomas@btinternet.com
Avantgarde Music
Website: http://www.avantgardemusic.com/
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/avantgardemusiclabel
Contact: info@avantgardemusic.com
Vendetta Records
Website: https://vendettarecords.wordpress.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Vendetta-Records-113775778703319/
Webshop:  http://vendettarecords.bigcartel.com

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Italian Dark Metallers SELVANS announce their first ever headlining tour, which will cover 9 European countries in May.  Routing for the tour, which is titled “Hirpi” after the band’s 2017 live album,  is as follows:

10 May: Titty Twister, Parma (IT)
11 May:  Concilia Nocturna, Aarburg (CH)
12 May:  Farářova Sluj, Mladá Boleslav (CZ)
13 May:  Rudeboy, Bielsko-Biała (PL)
15 May:  Tartaros, Banská Bystrica (SK)
16 May:  Dongó, Győr (HU)
17 May:  Melodka, Brno (CZ)
18 May:  S8 Underground, Budapest (HU)
19 May:  Weberknecht, Wien (AT)


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SELVANS was formed by frontman Haruspex after the demise of Italy’s legendary DRAUGR.  With SELVANS, Haruspex’s idea was to  breathe new life into  the rich and varied customs, mysticism and folklore that were left behind by the plethora of ethnic  inhabitants that populated Italy throughout the ages.  Combined with  SELVANS’ music and lyrics, Haruspex’s use of  aesthetics has created a band which,  visually, and, very importantly,  emotively, brings back to life those long-lost eras.   And this is something that is not limited to SELVANS’ studio output, but is vividly re-created on stage, as fans will be able to see for themselves on the upcoming tour.

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More information about SELVANS can be found on the band’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/templeofselvans or on their website at http://www.templeofselvans.com/

A special video,  which was made as a tribute to the band’s late drummer Jonny,  for the track “Lupercale” from “Clangores Plenilunio”,  can be seen below and at https://youtu.be/AJDfmpYFa4Q


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A video of SELVANS live at Menuo Juodaragis can be seen at https://youtu.be/DBmR4sEKHvU

 
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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Selvans
Website: http://www.templeofselvans.com/
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/templeofselvans
BandCamp: https://selvans.bandcamp.com/music
Webshop: https://selvans.bandcamp.com/merch
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/templeofselvans
Twitter: https://twitter.com/selvans_
Instagram:  http://instagram.com/selvans_official
SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/templeofselvans
Band Contact:  info@templeofselvans.com
Booking:  Nighttime Production
booking@templeofselvans.com / nightimeproduction@gmail.com
PR: patriciathomas@btinternet.com
Avantgarde Music
Website: http://www.avantgardemusic.com/
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/avantgardemusiclabel
Contact: info@avantgardemusic.com
Vendetta Records
Website: https://vendettarecords.wordpress.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Vendetta-Records-113775778703319/
Webshop:  http://vendettarecords.bigcartel.com

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First released in Digital and Digipak CD formats on Avantgarde Music in 2015, SELVANS’ “Clangores Plenilunio” MCD is now available for the first time as a Limited Edition 12″ Picture LP via  Vendetta Records.

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Following the demise of DRAUGR , SELVANS was formed by frontman Haruspex, with the idea of bringing back to life  the mysticism and the folklore that the different ethnic  inhabitants of  Italy left behind them over the ages.  Something that the band has been able to do very successfully,  not only through their music and lyrics, both in the studio and  live on stage, but also aesthetically.

Sadly, SELVANS’ first drummer, Jonny, was killed in a motorbike accident shortly after finishing recording the drums and part of the vocals for “Clangores Plenilunio”.  The vocals and lyrics were completed by Haruspex, and the MCD was released as a tribute to Jonny.

With artwork conceived by Haruspex and actualized by Eba Art , and with the addition of the previously unpublished lyrics for the tracks “Lupecale” and “Clangores Plenilunio”, track listing on the Picture LP is as follows:

  1. Lupercale
  2. Clangores Plenilunio
  3. Prologue
  4. … In the Woods (In The Woods cover)
  5. Epilogue

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“Clangores Plenilunio” is limited to 300 copies and is available from Vendetta Records at the following:
Bandcamp: https://vendetta-records.bandcamp.com/album/clangores-plenilunio or Webshop: http://vendettarecords.bigcartel.com/product/selvans-clangores-plenilunio-lp

More information about SELVANS can be found on the band’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/templeofselvans or on their website at http://www.templeofselvans.com/

A special video,  which was made as a tribute to Jonny,  for the track “Lupercale” from “Clangores Plenilunio”,  can be seen below and at https://youtu.be/AJDfmpYFa4Q


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A video of SELVANS live at Menuo Juodaragis can be seen below and at https://youtu.be/DBmR4sEKHvU


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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Selvans
Website: http://www.templeofselvans.com/
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/templeofselvans
BandCamp: https://selvans.bandcamp.com/track/lupercale-single-edit
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/templeofselvans
Twitter: https://twitter.com/selvans_
Instagram:  http://instagram.com/selvans_official
Webshop: http://selvans.bigcartel.com/
SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/templeofselvans
Band Contact:  info@templeofselvans.com
Booking: booking@templeofselvans.com
PR: patriciathomas@btinternet.com
Avantgarde Music
Website: http://www.avantgardemusic.com/
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/avantgardemusiclabel
Contact: info@avantgardemusic.com
Vendetta Records
Website: https://vendettarecords.wordpress.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Vendetta-Records-113775778703319/
Webshop:  http://vendettarecords.bigcartel.com

With their debut full-length album “Lupercalia” now in its third repress, and with work progressing on their next studio album,  Atmospheric Black Metallers SELVANS will celebrate the closing of the first chapter of their activity with a special live album  on Avantgarde Music.

Titled “Hirpi”, the five-track album will consist of four tracks that cover all three of SELVANS releases to date, which, aside from “Lupercalia”,  also include the “Clangores Plenilunio” EP, and the 2016 split with DOWNFALL OF NUR.   The other track will be a cover of DRAUGR’s “Furore Pagano” in a tribute to the band whose demise gave birth to SELVANS.

“Hirpi” was recorded in Pescara, Italy, during two separate live performances.  The first recording took place on the 26th April 2016 when SELVANS performed a special memorial concert for their former vocalist and drummer, the late Jonny Morelli, whilst the the second took place later in the year on the 16th December.  The lineup on the album consists of Haruspex on vocals and Fulgiriator on guitars,  together with session musicians Acheron on guitars, Cordyceps M on bass, and HK on drums.  Former DRAUGR members Triumphator and Stolas joined the band on stage on guitars and bass respectively to perform “Furore Pagano”.

The unique “Faun’s Procession” artwork was conceived by Haruspex and brought into being by the Italian artist Umberto D’Ottavio.  Track listing on “Hirpi” is as follows:

1. Lupercale
2. Hirpi Sorani
3. O Clitumne!
4. Furore Pagano (Draugr cover)
5. Pater Surgens

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“Hirpi” will be released in digipack format on the 20th April and will be strictly limited to 300 copies only.  It is now available to pre-order from https://avantgardemusic.bandcamp.com/album/hirpi and http://avantgardemusic.bigcartel.com/product/selvans-hirpi-digisleeve-cd-preorder

More information about SELVANS can be found at t https://www.facebook.com/templeofselvans and on the band’s website at http://www.templeofselvans.com/

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SELVANS’ album “Lupercalia” can be heard below and at http://avantgardemusic.bandcamp.com/album/lupercalia


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SELVANS’ EP  “Clangores Plenilunio” can be heard below and at http://avantgardemusic.bandcamp.com/album/clangores-plenilunio


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The split between SELVANS & DOWNFALL OF NUR can be heard at https://avantgardemusic.bandcamp.com/album/downfall-of-nur-selvans


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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Website: http://www.templeofselvans.com/
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/templeofselvans
BandCamp: http://selvans.bandcamp.com/
SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/templeofselvans
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/templeofselvans
Twitter: https://twitter.com/selvans_
Instagram:  http://instagram.com/selvans_official
Webshop: http://www.templeofselvans.com/shop/
Band Contact & Booking:  info@templeofselvans.com
Management & PR: patriciathomas@btinternet.com
Avantgarde Music
Website: http://www.avantgardemusic.com/
BandCamp: http://avantgardemusic.bandcamp.com/album/lupercalia
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/avantgardemusiclabel
Contact: info@avantgardemusic.com

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Split releases amongst bands are two-a-penny these days, which is why the new album from two much-talked about new Atmospheric Black Metal bands,  SELVANS and DOWNFALL OF NUR, promises to be something quite different, with the two bands deciding they did not just want to take part in a split release, but wanted it to br a true collaboration in every sense of the word.

Instead  of just producing  their individual recordings in a state of total disconnect, with the bands concerned having only the most basic contact, and often  none at all, as is frequently the norm for split releases, Italy’s SELVANS and Argentina’s DOWNFALL OF NUR, have not only worked together on the overall concept of the album, which simply bears the name of the two bands, they also perform on each others compositions.

The album, which will be released on Avantgarde Music on the 7th November,  takes as its theme that very epitome of the perfect opposites – the Sun and the Moon – and the dualistic nature they represent.  It is a theme  that has been much represented by artists over the ages, and is a favourite topic of conversation of both  scholars and mystics.  According to Avantgarde Music, the album is an opus in four acts, in which SELVANS and DOWNFALL OF NUR give their own interpretation of the theme, each bringing their own indivdual thoughts and sounds, and melding them into a cohesive whole.

Written by SELVANS’ Luca Del Re and DOWNFALL OF NUR’s Antonio Sanna, and with artwork by the Argentinian artist Santiago Caruso, tracklisting for the album is as follows:

I. Intro/ SOL
II. Selvans – Pater Surgens
III. Downfall of Nur – Mater Universi
IV. Outro/ LUNA

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The SELVANS / DOWNFALL OF NUR collaboration will be available in a six-panel digi sleeve CD format, black vinyl and digital formats as well as a gold vinyl edition which will be strictly limited to 150 available as a pre-order only.   Pre-orders now open at https://avantgardemusic.bandcamp.com/album/downfall-of-nur-selvans .

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SELVANS,  whose lineup comprises Selvans Haruspex on  keyboards, traditional instruments, screams and clean vocals, programming and Sethlans Fulguriator on guitars, bass, clean vocals, was formed from the ashes of DRAUGR, and is a band noted for its ability to combine music, lyrics and aesthetics in such a way as to recreate the folklore of Italy’s ancient peoples.

Instantly snapped up by Avantgarde Music, the  band’s first release was the “Clangores Plenilunio” EP, which also marked the final recorded appearance of co-founder Jonny Morelli, who was tragically killed in a motor bike accident.  The EP was followed by the full-length album “Lupercalia”, which more than fulfilled the faith Avantgarde placed in it.  So much so, in fact, that it is now on its 3rd reprint and is being made available in a different format, this time as a jewel case CD with the addition of the live version of the track ‘Lupercale’.

SELVANS are set to join KAMPFAR when the iconic Norwegian Black Metallers play a series of dates in Italy in November.

Upcoming shows  as follows:

14 Oct:  Rites of the Black Mass, Fabrica, Bucharest, Romania
15 Oct:  Autumn Souls of Sofia, Live & Loud, Sofia, Bulgaria

On Tour in Italy with KAMPFAR

10 Nov:  Traffic Live Club,  Rome
11 Nov:  TBA, Bari
12 Nov:  Alchemica Music Club, Bologna
13 Nov:  Blue Rose Saloon, Milan

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More information about SELVANS can be found at http://www.templeofselvans.com and at https://www.facebook.com/templeofselvans

A video tribute to SELVANS co-founder the late Jonny Morelli, who was tragically killed in a motor bike accident, and which shows the wild landscapes that the drummer  loved so much, whilst his words, which were written for the song ‘Lupercale’ itself, have  been transformed into drawings  by Davide ‘DARTWORKS – drawstroy‘  Mancini , can be seen below and at https://youtu.be/AJDfmpYFa4Q


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SELVANS’ album “Lupercalia” can be heard at http://avantgardemusic.bandcamp.com/album/lupercalia

SELVANS’ EP  “Clangores Plenilunio” can be heard at http://avantgardemusic.bandcamp.com/album/clangores-plenilunio

 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Website: http://www.templeofselvans.com/
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/templeofselvans
BandCamp: http://selvans.bandcamp.com/
SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/templeofselvans
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/templeofselvans
Twitter: https://twitter.com/selvans_
Instagram:  http://instagram.com/selvans_official
Webshop: http://www.templeofselvans.com/shop/
Band Contact & Booking:  info@templeofselvans.com
Management & PR: patriciathomas@btinternet.com
Avantgarde Music
Website: http://www.avantgardemusic.com/
BandCamp: http://avantgardemusic.bandcamp.com/album/lupercalia
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/avantgardemusiclabel
Contact: info@avantgardemusic.com

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Having just  completed a series of dates in Italy with NIKLAS KVARFORTH’S SHINING, Atmospheric Black Metallers SELVANS are set to hit the road again this month, supporting GORGOROTH, KAMPFAR and GEHENNA on selected dates of theBlackfest Over Xmas Tour.   The shows  at which SELVANS will appear are as follows:

December 13th – Baroeg, Rotterdam, Netherlands
December 14th – Dynamo, Zurick, Switzerland
December 15th – Backstage, Munich, Germany
December 17th – Mostovna, Nova Gorica, Slovenia
December 18th – Rock Klub Nova Chmelnice, Prague, Czech Republic
December 19th – Progresja Music Zone, Warsaw, Poland, Warsaw

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SELVANS,  a band known for combining music, lyrics and aesthetics in such a way as to recreate the folklore of Italy’s ancient peoples, released their debut full-length album “Lupercalia” on Avantgarde Music in October of this year.  Recorded at  the Faunalia Studios and in Patrizio Tamborriello’s Soluzioni Audio, the album’s lineup  comprises Selvans Haruspex on keyboards, traditional instruments, vocals and  programming,  and Sethlans Fulguriator on guitars and bass.

Unusually, the CD version of the album is released in A5 format in order to better display the  artwork of Diletta of E.B.A. Art, whose collaboration with the band has brought to life the original designs created by frontman Selvans Haruspex.  Also available digitally, as well as a Limited Edition boxed version which sold out in 60 hours,  “Lupercalia” is composed of six tracks coming in at an average of ten minutes each, and is a follow up to the five-track EP “Clangores Plenilunio”,  which was also released on Avantgarde Music in February of this year.

Tracklisting for “Lupercalia” as follows:

1- Matavitatau
2- Versipellis
3- O Clitumne!
4- Hirpi Sorani
5- Scurtchìn
6- N.A.F.H.

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More information about SELVANS can be found on the band’s website at http://www.templeofselvans.com/   and on their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/templeofselvans

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A video tribute to SELVANS co-founder the late Jonny Morelli, who was tragically killed in a motor bike accident, and which shows the wild landscapes that the drummer  loved so much, whilst his words, which were written for the song ‘Lupercale’ itself, have  been transformed into drawings  by Davide ‘DARTWORKS – drawstroy‘  Mancini , can be seen at and below https://youtu.be/AJDfmpYFa4Q

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SELVANS’ album “Lupercalia” can be heard below and at http://avantgardemusic.bandcamp.com/album/lupercalia

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SELVANS’ EP  “Clangores Plenilunio” can be heard below and at http://avantgardemusic.bandcamp.com/album/clangores-plenilunio

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Website: http://www.templeofselvans.com/
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/templeofselvans
BandCamp: http://selvans.bandcamp.com/
SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/templeofselvans
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/templeofselvans
Twitter: https://twitter.com/selvans_
Instagram:  http://instagram.com/selvans_official
Webshop: http://selvans.bigcartel.com/
Band Contact & Booking:  info@templeofselvans.com
Management & PR: patriciathomas@btinternet.com
Avantgarde Music
Website: http://www.avantgardemusic.com/
BandCamp: http://avantgardemusic.bandcamp.com/album/lupercalia
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/avantgardemusiclabel
Contact: info@avantgardemusic.com