Most of the lyrics revolve around themes like anti-religion, misanthropy, and philosophy. Zyklon's debut album, entitled World ov Worms, was quite similar to that of Destructhor's band Myrkskog's album Deathmachine. The album is made up of extremely fast riffing and blast beats aided by the vocals of Daemon (of Limbonic Art fame) and lyrics written by Faust. However, after this release, Zyklon changed. Secthdamon was introduced and handled vocals and bass, even though he had been drumming for Myrkskog.
Zyklon's second album, Aeon, exposed the band to more media attention. The production is much more clear, with the possible exception of An Eclectic Manner, which was produced with the cloudy and visualizing effect that is reminiscent of Emperor, in order to create a more melodic yet insidious atmosphere. Videos were made for two tracks, Core Solution and Psyklon Aeon. The band's third effort, Disintegrate, was released on May 15, 2006 to great critical acclaim. Clocking at 45:06, Disintegrate is Zyklon's longest album, and was recorded in November - December 2005 at the "Akkerhaugen Lydstudio", in Norway.
Zyklon is on hold from October 22, 2007. Samoth finally announced the split-up of the band on January 7, 2010. Last line-up: * Secthdamon - Vocals, Bass - (Myrkskog, Odium, Emperor (Live Bass)) * Samoth - Guitar - (Emperor, Zyklon-B, ex-Arcturus, ex-Satyricon (Session bass), ex-Gorgoroth (Session bass), ex-Thou Shalt Suffer, ex-Burzum (Session), ex-Ildjarn (session), Scum) * Destructhor - Guitar - (Myrkskog) * Trym - Drums - (Emperor, ex-Enslaved, ex-Imperium, ex-Tartaros, Shadow Season, Paganize) * Faust - Lyrics - (ex-Emperor, ex-Thorns/Stigma Diabolicum, Aborym, Scum, ex-Impostor/Death Fuck, Blood Tsunami) Former members: * Daemon - Vocals on World ov Worms - (Limbonic Art, Sarcoma Inc.) * Cosmocrator - Live Bass - (Mindgrinder, Source of Tide, ex-Windir (session clean vocals), Scum) Discography: Studio releases: 2001 - World ov Worms 2003 - Aeon 2006 - Disintegrate Split Releases: 2003 - Zyklon/Red Harvest (7" EP limited to 1000 copies) DVD's: 2006 - Storm Detonation Live Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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