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HAVENS: Philadelphia-Based Atmospheric Black Metal Entity Releases On The Verge Of Collapse Full-Length

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has become known for its high poverty, drug use, and violent crime rates. It is lesser known for containing Fairmount Park, one of the largest urban park systems in the United States, and the slightly smaller Wissahickon Valley Park – the latter having been praised in writings by Edgar Allan Poe and Walt Whitman. It’s on the edge of this valley where HAVENS, the solo atmospheric black metal project of one Daniel Donahue, was born. “I’m easily overwhelmed by the speed of everyday life, but there’s something very calming about being able to get away from it all,” […]