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Ombra e Luce (1995)

Natura (1997)

Ombra e Luce - reissue (2006)

Plastic Terror (2007)

The Tapes (2016)

Panacea (2017)

Saian

Honiria

Lorelei

Dahlia

Leniha

Leila (nell'Ade)

Sarajevo

In me

Indomita

Preghiera MCMXCV

Ombra

Luce

(Faust)

Inferno

Cenere

Boemia

Angelica

Crocifissione

(Giardini)

Lucrezia

Immagine

Tipasa

Album Compilations featuring Artica

Saian

Honiria

Lorelei

Dahlia

Leniha

Leila (nell'Ade)

Sarajevo

In me

Indomita

Preghiera MCMXCV

Ombra

Luce

Sette Anni (Bonus track)

Black Eyes

Sacrificium

Plastic Terror

Ocean

Engel

The deserter

Nemesi

Fade Away

Aggressione

I don't fit

Roma Brucia

Zarmeena

Oscurità

Marea

Trema

Tipasa

Caucasian Walk

L'oscurità

Nebbia

Boemia

Preghiera (first version)

Immagine (demo)

Engel (demo)

Fade Away (first version)

Nemesi (demo)

Aggressione (demo)

Roma brucia (demo)

Finale

Panacea

Hellhead

Evanescent

Checkpoint Charlie

Ashes & Fire

Stay Alive

The Solitary

Batsong

The Cave

Evanescente (bonus track) Prossime distanze (bonus track)

1994 L'appel de la muse vol. IV - Alea Jacta Est (France)

1994 Intimations of Immortality vol.1 - Energeia (Italy)

1995 Gothic 10 - AM Music (Germany)

1995 Death by dawn 2 - Apollyon Records (Germany)

1995 Gothic rock 2 - Jungle Records (UK)

1995 L'appel de la muse vol. V - Alea Jacta Est (France)

1997 The hex files goth bible - Euromedia (UK)

1998 Anyone can be a Virgin Prunes - Radio Luxor (Italy)

2002 Decadance vol. 1 - Decadance Records (Italy)

2005 The dark ages - Rock'roll mag. (Greece)

2017 #33GOTHBANDS You Should Know Vol. 7 (Sewden)

Marea - demo tape  (1993)

 Preludio

Leniha

L'oscurità

Marea

Trema

Sette anni

Preghiera

Boemia

Dahlia - demo tape  (1994)

(Nebbia)

Honiria

Sarajevo

In me

Dahlia

Indomita

Leila (nell'Ade)

Immagine

ABOUT

The Artica project began in 1989 with a style close to what in those years was called dark, cold wave and gothic-rock music.

It took some years before the band could find it’s own musical identity. The fist expression of this was, on february 1993, the first demo-tape Marea, featuring 8 tracks with italian lyrics.

Good responses came from all over Italy but also from France, Germany and England.

In 1993 the band participated in several compilations and, gaining the interest of Olivier Paccaud (Lucie Cries - Alea Jacta Est), appeared for the first time on a CD support for Alea Jacta Est sampler “l'Appel De La Muse, vol. IV”, with a mix of the track ‘Preghiera’.

The interest in the band increased in Italy and abroad and even more after the release of the second demo-tape, “Dahlia” (February 1994) .

The number of the participations on ambitious compilations, such as `Gothic-Rock II' (Jungle Records) and `Death by Dawn 2 - The Avenger' (Apollyon Records), increased.

On top of this in 1994, Mick Mercer included Artica in the third “Gothic-Rock book” and soon after came good responses also from “gothic monsters” like Bari-Bari (Mephisto Walz), Mike Van Portfleet (Lycia/ Bleak), GodKrist (Madre Del Vizio), Patrick Hendrix (The Breath Of Life), Dave (Vendemmian), etc.

 

Thanks to Jörg Kleudgen (The House Of Usher) Artica's music came in the hands of Joelen Mingi (Angina Pectoris), at that time manager of the german label Nyctalopia and in May 1995 the first album CD Ombra e Luce, featuring 12 tracks (partly taken from the two previous demos and partly new), was finally released.

In April 1996 the band refuses a new contract with Nyctalopia and begins a new recording session for a forthcoming CD titled Natura, produced on July 1997 by the Italian label Radio Luxor.

During the releasing of Natura, the English label Euromedia produces the new Mick Mercer's compilation The Hex Files vol. 2 - The Goth Bible” where the band is featured with the new track `Lucrezia'.

One year later Radio Luxor prepares a tribute to Virgin Prunes and Artica appear with a very personal cover of "Caucasian Walk".

After a long period of silence in April 1999 the band started a new long term collaboration with Decadance Records that brought to the release of the new album ‘Plastic Terror’, mostly sung in english.

Then followed a long period of splits ups and reunions and only in 2014 the band rejoined with the new entry of Federico Marigliano.

 

With the new line-up the band toured Italy and in July 2016 and released the digital album The Tapes, a collection of b-sides, demo tapes and previously unreleased tracks.

In June 2017 the new and long awaited album Panacea, enterely written, arranged, recorded, mixed and produced by Artica,  has been released.

After the release of Panacea the former members of the band are:

 

AL CASTI

VOICE & GUITAR

GABRIELE SERAFINI

GUITAR

STEFANO MARCON

DRUMS & PROGRAMMING

FEDERICO MARIGLIANO

BASS GUITAR

MERCHANDISE

PANACEA

CD ALBUM

Shipping to

PLASTIC TERROR

CD ALBUM

Shipping to

PANACEA

digital pack (mp3+wave)

9 euros

after the order the donwload link will be sent personally via e-mail.

ARTICA T-SHIRT

Shipping to
Size

DIGITAL STORES AND STREAMING PLATFORMS

CONTACTS

to get in touch with the band

info [@] articaweb.eu

 

for live gigs and promotion

live [@] articaweb.eu

 

for studio recording, consulting

or artistic production

studio [@] articaweb.eu

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