GEISHA was Heavy Metal band from Denmark (1985-1988) during this period they recorded three demo's and one full length album. "Phantasmagoria" is there one and only officially recorded and released album.
Unveiling the Roots (1985-1988):
In the vibrant metal scene of Denmark during the mid-'80s, a band emerged that would etch its name in the world of heavy metal history—GEISHA. Formed in 1985, this formidable group, comprising talented musicians, embarked on a journey that would leave a lasting impact on the Danish metal landscape.
GEISHA's initial years were marked by fervent creativity and dedication. Between 1985 and 1988, the band diligently worked on honing their craft, producing three powerful demos that hinted at their musical prowess. Each demo showcased the evolving identity of GEISHA, foreshadowing the brilliance that was yet to come.
The Magnum Opus: "Phantasmagoria" (1988):
Amidst the intensity of their creative endeavors, GEISHA channeled their collective energy into crafting their pièce de résistance—their first and only full-length album, "Phantasmagoria." Released in 1988, this album stands as a testament to the band's artistic vision and musical prowess.
"Phantasmagoria" is a sonic journey that encapsulates the essence of GEISHA's metal prowess. The album is a fusion of thunderous guitar riffs, dynamic drumming, and captivating vocals, creating a soundscape that resonates with the raw power of classic heavy metal. The tracks delve into themes of fantasy, mystique, and the darker realms of the human psyche, weaving a narrative that captivates listeners from start to finish.
Behind the Scenes: The Making of "Phantasmagoria":
The creation of "Phantasmagoria" was a labor of love for GEISHA. The band meticulously composed and arranged each track, infusing their music with a distinctive blend of melody and aggression. The recording process was a journey of experimentation and self-discovery, as the band sought to capture the essence of their live performances in the studio.
The production of "Phantasmagoria" was a collaborative effort, with each band member contributing their unique talents to the mix. From the thundering basslines to the soaring guitar solos, every element was carefully crafted to create a cohesive and impactful listening experience.
Legacy and Beyond:
While GEISHA's journey as a band was relatively short-lived, "Phantasmagoria" continues to resonate with metal enthusiasts and collectors alike. The album's legacy endures through its powerful melodies and timeless themes, cementing GEISHA's place in the history of Danish heavy metal.
In retrospect, "Phantasmagoria" serves as a testament to the creative spirit of GEISHA and the vibrant metal scene of the '80s. It remains a cherished gem for fans of classic heavy metal, a sonic relic that transports listeners to a bygone era of metal magic.
This album "GEISHA Phantasmagoria" Geisha is by the Danish Heavy Metal band with a touch of glam.
Notes on Geisha:
The GEISHA band is interesting as it marks the beginning of the career of "Pete Blakk" and "Hal Patino" who later joined "KING DIAMOND" and "BLAKK TOTEM".
Music Genre:Heavy Metal / Hard Rock / Glam
|Album Production information:
The album: "GEISHA Phantasmagoria" was produced by: Geisha and Peter Mark
This album was recorded at: Hookfarm Studio, Copenhagen
Geisha logo design: Peter Kofod
Album cover design: Fingerprints, Copenhagen
Album Front cover artwork: Martin Silz
Album cover photography: Thomas Groendahl
Scenery "Gangland Sector 21" by Peter "5th Member" Kofod
Record Label Information:Heavy Metal World Wide HMI LP 88
Media Format:12" LP Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram
Year & Country:1987 Made in England
Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: GEISHA Phantasmagoria
Complete Track-listing of the album "GEISHA Phantasmagoria"
The detailed tracklist of this record "GEISHA Phantasmagoria" is:
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Record Label Details: Heavy Metal World Wide HMI LP 88