FORGOTTEN FORESTS was found in the late spring of 2004 year, at the town of Sandanski, Bulgaria. The members of the Black Metal band EXILE kept coming up with an ideas which were more melodic and doomish, therefore the creation of entire new musical project happend. The first three demo tracks were recorded in December 2004 / January 2005 under the working title “Kingdom of Death”. Later in 2005 the demo “Spirits of the Ash” was recorded. The demo contains six songs plus intro and outro. 2009 was the year that “Spirits of the Ash” album was finally released at the summer, in limited edition on pro CD-R format by the Russian Underground label Satanarsa Records. A little bit earlier in the beginning of 2009, the band came up with a rehearsal promo “Fighting in the Age of Mist”, released as pro CD-R by Acclaim Records. The first live show of the band was on November 29, 2009 in Sofia, club “Fans” together with the bands MASS GRAVE (death / grind) and BOLG (black metal). A demo tape entitled “Entrance” was released in 2013 by the Russian underground label Colors of Autumn. The tape is limited to 50 hand-numbered copies coming with double sided colored cover. Contains 17 rehearsal tracks recorded in 2009-2010. In August 2017, Acclaim Records releases a compilation CD entitled "Rebirth Beyond / Spirits of the Ash MMX". This release combines "Rebirth Beyond", which is the second album of the band and re-recorded version of the first album "Spirits of the Ash". All tracks were recorded in April 2010.
VASSIL – vocals, lead & rhythm guitars;
ERILYNE – lead & rhythm guitars;
LEIDOLF – drums & percussions