band was formed in Mjölby (Sweden), it was put together of a Thrash
band and a
metal band at the end of 1990.
called their music Death metal and were inspired by Black metal bands.
first demo was entitled "Apparition" and their second "Apparition 2".
"Apparition 2" demo was recorded at Gorysound Studios in Finspång.
went to sell over 200 copies and it was released as a 7" EP by a small
label called, Bellphegot Records.
result was "The Eternal Forest", a split-CD with another metal band
year was 1993 when Dawn decided to enter Dan Swanös´ Unisound
band had changed their style and recorded the "Promo´93".
this time, the small American label Necropolis got their "Promo ´93".
was signed immediately, the Americans had realised the bands potential
them high priority. Another band on Necropolis back then was Jon Nödtviedts
May 1994, Dawn entered the Unisound Studios in Sweden to record their first
debut album "Naer Sólen Gar Niþer For Evogher" was like Necropolis
it, a dark atmospheric Death/Black metal album, with beautiful classic
parts combined with pure hate and malicious tunes.
of the eight tracks was written in ancient Swedish and translated by
of Arckanum which also was contracted with Necropolis.
that year, Displeased Records from Holland offered Necropolis a licensing
deal for Europe.
played some shows throughout 1995, and in the winter they entered the studio
time, in the Abyss studio with Peter Tägtgren (also known from the
Death Metal band Hypocrisy).
planned to record the new album in Unisound but Dan Swanö couldn´t
until a couple of months after that the Abyss could and they took a chance
and chose Abyss.
MCD was called "Sorgh Pa Svarte Vingar Flogh" and contained three
and a cover of Infernal Majestys "Night of the living dead".
made in 1996 a sponsorshipdeal with B.C.Rich guitars and basses for the
same year, the English Black metal group Cradle of Filth was
out on a tour, and wanted Dawn touring with them.
Dawn had to cancel it, because they didn´t have the new album
and Jocke (who had replaced Karsten, who left Dawn for
other band Mithotyn) wasn´t ready for touring, because it was a short
a few years and a mini-CD, the new album was on its way.
1998 the album "Slaughtersun (Crown of the triarchy)" was released,
again it was recorded at the Abyss Studios in Sweden.
contained seven, very long tracks with lyrics full of hatred,
this time every lyric was written in English, and by different writers.
of them was written by ex. Afflicted member Philip von Segebaden
new drummer Jocke "Morth" from Thy Primordial (also in Niden Div.187) was
expected a very tight drummer and the music was even more furious and faster
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