(in the region of Marche, on the Adriatic coast near the Sibillian
mounts, the mounts of Sibilla, where Hesperus lives, near the ancient
Roman ruins of Helvia Ricina).
The mix and the mastering was finished in november 2001 at Patchworks
The instruments chosen for "Aeneidos
" were basses
(4 to 8), octaved basses, bass effects instead of guitars , so in
that first part there are no guitars and no keyboards; but the instruments
will change on every cd.
2001: in December a track of the rehearsal demo '97 (with
guitars) was re-recorded and put as a bonus track in "Aeneidos
to show the origins of Hesperia's music. This song was recorded
at "le gole dell'infernaccio" on the Sibillian mounts.
Aeneidos Metalliapotheosis part I was released in a
deluxe jewel box. The 200 copies of this cult product were completely
sold out in a very short time.
This first part is a concept album based on the books I and II of
the Aeneid, the Roman poem about the mythological origin
Aeneidos Metalliapotheosis was reprinted by Il Male
Production, in a paperboard sleeve package, limited to 50 copies.
The bonus track of the album also appeared on the I Fiori
del Male compilation, released by Il Male Production.
An association called Civiltà Crepuscolare della Seconda
Era was founded, and is today known as Civiltà Hesperiana
the album Il Ritorno di una Civiltà Arcaica was
released. It's based on the old 1997 demo, completely re-recorded
in various places on the Sibillian Mountains, and re-produced. A
song appeared on the compilation I Fiori del Male II
by Il Male Productions.
A very rare single taken from the 2004 album was released with a
Aeneidos Metalliapotheosis part I was reprinted for
the third time by Forart (www.forart.eu).
Hesperus appeared as a guest on the TV show Extreme Metal
on Rock TV, and presented his second videoclip Il Ritorno
di una Civiltà Arcaica.
A promo version of In Honorem Herois Aeneidos Metalliapotheosis
part II was released.
A website to support the Italic scene was created: Scena Italica,
This album is a concept album based on the books III and IV of the
In Honorem Herois Aeneidos Metalliapotheosis part II
was officially released in a jewel box with a booklet, by Blazing