What is left when you lose something dear to you? The world appears as a dark dystopian wasteland, with no one left to offer anything even close to comfort. Self-pity, misanthropy, Satan and abandonment offer new alternatives. Where can one turn his or her gaze to eventually forget and rebuild? "Now I can burn my temple. Destroy everything I created. Draw the plans into its ashes and start anew." Bio: Qwälen found it’s current form in 2017 after a bunch of different lineups. The band members share a passion for playing music in it's various raw manifestations and their band backgrounds include Kürøishi, Nistikko, Dumathoin and Akma among many others. The members have been actively involved with the underground punk scene and this longtime involment in the punk scene can also be heard in the music, with Young and in the Way and Dödsrit influnces seeping into their interpretation of black metal. Lyrical content consentrates mostly on self-portrayal rather than the stereotypical anti-religious themes.