Uaral is a group of Chilean folk and doom metal, from Curicó>. Uaral is a duo composed of members Aciago and Caudal. Formed in 1996, the group has two studio albums - Sounds of Pain ... (2005) and Lamentos a poema muerto (2007) - at the Octagon Music Group label, before its separation in 2013.
Uaral describes his music as a "the logical consequence of the need for musical expression, formed from the personal, familiar experience, and our Chilean campaign". "
The duo tells its artistic genesis in the following way: the name of the group comes from the fact that being small it was lost in the hills, and the rains with Curicó being quite strong, they decided to take a shortcut under an apple orchard. On the way, they met an old man with a baroque guitar, on which was inscribed his name: "Uaral". A friendship settled between them, they shared the shortages and sorrows, in addition to the sleeping life of the countryside. In time, man became their mentor on guitar, song and poetry, the arts through which he taught them to express all their feelings, until his death.
It is only nine years after its formation that the band publishes its first studio album, Sounds of Pain ... which, despite the discretion of the group, is noted by the international specialized press >>>. It is followed two years later by Lamentos a poema muerto, in 2007>.