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A black metal and ambient project inspired by JRR Tolkien’s works. On hiatus since 2013. Planning to return when the time is right.

Ithil's favorite black metal bands include Ancient, Dark Fortress, Deathspell Omega, Drudkh, Forest Silence, Forteresse, The Great Old Ones, Krieg, Leviathan, Mayhem, Nachtmystium, Opera IX, and Wolves In The Throne Room.



1. Dirge of Souls Demo (6 June 2007)

Surprisingly light and airy for black metal, Ithil’s first release finds metal interspersed with dark ambient tracks.

2. Shadows And Light EP (1 Jan 2008)

Ithil dives entirely into ambient synthesizer-based music with their first EP.

3. Fangorn Forest Demo (5 April 2009)

Ithil returns to the blend of black metal and ambient music its first demo hinted at, in a raw format. The final track is entirely ambient and without traces of metal.

4. The Grey Havens (7 Dec 2011)

Ithil brings another ambient release to the table. It’s 39 calm minutes spread across two tracks.

5. Compendium (3 June 2013)

This 2013 release is a compilation of Ithil’s unreleased tracks, both black metal and ambient.

6. TBD