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The band Capitollium was created in year 2000 A.D. in Ukraine (Lviv) under the attractive influence of the cold stones of a gothic cemetery by st. Julius - the only member and composer of the project (-ex. Molphar, -ex. Liturgy for Nosferatu, -ex.Apostate). In 2000 the first demo material was recorded - the "Undivine Antipathy". In year 2002 "Symphony of Possession" demo was recorded consequently. The total running time of the recordings is 28 and 60 minutes. All music is in symphonic black metal style. The material on the "UA" is more brutal than on the "SoP" where are more melodies and dark harmonies. Capitollium is inspired by the mystic aspects of life and beauty of gothic times, especially by the gothic architecture. Actually the music style of the band can be called Liturgy Church Metal because there are many elements of the middle ages and cathedral music in their material. Both albums were recorded on Capitollium Recs., composed, designed and performed by st. Julius. In 2002 a distribution label was found - Oupiric productions (Russia). In October 2002 the first bands release - "Undivine Antipathy" MC was produced by the label. The tape was including 2 bonus tracks from the second demo - "Symphony of Possession", full colored (back side is black/white), pro-printed, glossy paper, featuring band photo. Circulation - 1000 copies. In march 2004 the second Capitollium release - "Symphony of Possession" CD/MC has been produced by Oupiric productions. CD/Tape including 13 tracks of the melodic symphonic black metal. Full colored, pro-printed, glossy paper, band photo are included. Total running time - 60'03". Circulation - 1000 CD & 1000 MC copies.

In the same year 3-rd Capitollium album was released by Russian label More Hate productions. The work was named Seraphims Lair and included 8 songs - 51 minute of Liturgy black metal in Capitollium unique style. 4-rth Capitollium album named "Engraved Fear" was recorded at the end of winter 2005. In recording process took part two session musicians: A.Sinless (Sinless, Goliard, Paganland) as a solo guitarist and Orchidea - female vocals. In 2005 year it was decided to transform Capitollium into a live band. The first rehearsals started in such line up: st. Julius guitar/vocals, Demon bass, Franzen keyboards, Terrorist drums. In the same year Franzen leaved the band replaced by Fosco Culto. Also the second guitarist - Antichrist joined Capitollium. At the beginning of winter 2006 the band recorded two songs for the Carpathian Might vol. I - Ukrainian black metal compilation. Some time later Terrorist leaves the band and Capitollium becomes a quartet. Some rehearsals with a drum-machine were made and as a result in April 2006 a first Capitollium live show was performed. In spring 2006 the first Capitollium album "Undivine Antipathy" was re-released on CD by Oupiric productions. The CD includes several bonus tracks and a cover-version of the Evol. In summer 2006 "Engraved Fear" album was released by More Hate productions. At the same time all session musicians of the CAPITOLLIUM were dismissed.

In winter 2007 CAPITOLLIUM gathered again this time with old members - st. Julius bass/vocals, Antichrist- guitars, Franzen keyboards, Terrorist drums. Band started to work over a new album. In autumn 2007 all recording work was completed. In vocal session took part professional opera singer Marianna.

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