Spanish folk death metal band Northland from Barcelona has finally released its first ever video-clip for the song “Fury’s Unleashed“, directed by Ángel Jiménez (Angel Photo). The song is taken from the band’s second full-length album “Downfall and Rebirth” self-released on January 1st, 2015.
Occult black metallers Al-Namrood from Saudi Arabia have just launched the official video for the track “Hayat Al Khezea“, taken from their upcoming full-length album “Diaji Al Joor“, scheduled for release on November 27th, 2015 via Shaytan Productions. The album is already available for pre-order.
You can also watch the uncensored version of the video here.
Before Nucleus Torn will go down into the history of all those insiders’ tips that have been wrongfully discounted and underestimated, Schnyder not only completes his work with “Neon Light Eternal“, but also presents a retrospective of decadent grandeur in the shape of “Blowing Up the Entire World (Explosions 1997 – 2015)” as a lush and extremely limited edition of only 187 copies: Three DVDs will cover Nucleus Torn’s entire oeuvre in new high-quality stereo and 5.1 DTS surround mixes specifically created by Schnyder for this release. Apart from all six albums and three EPs, “Blowing Up the Entire World” exclusively contains the two EPs “A Promise of Sunlight” and “Waywaters“, featuring more than 50 minutes of unreleased music. These complete works come in a large format hardcover book with 96 pages. Besides Read more →
Nucleus Torn have announced that their upcoming album “Neon Light Eternal” is scheduled for release on November 6, 2015 via Prophecy Productions. Even while working on the conceptual double strike “Street Lights Fail” and “Neon Light Eternal“, it dawned upon Fredy Schnyder, the musical weirdo behind the Swiss band phenomenon, that he had reached his artistic peak and said everything with these releases that Nucleus Torn had to say. After 18 adventurous years in a unique environment between prog, metal, classical music and folk, the mastermind lays to rest the creation he brought to life and makes the radically consequent decision to take a break of ten years from songwriting. Given Schnyder’s uncompromising, boundless and challenging Read more →
Man has always filled the surrounding nature with meaning. Be it gods, fairies, myths, fears or desires: Our everyday perception of nature is shaped by our culture’s projections onto it. However, with “Momenta Quintae Essentiae” Nhor from the UK chooses a completely different approach. The eight pieces of the album try to capture nature without any judgement or interpretation. The sensitive compositions, presented by piano, acoustic guitar and sporadic, very reserved vocals, continue where Nhor is missing words to describe what a simple walk into the woods before your own door may spark in your inner self: Clarity, inner peace and a deep connection reaching farther back than any cultural endeavors of mankind. The “fifth essence” is what renders this Read more →
Atmospheric black metal band Bròn from Edinburgh, Scotland has just released its first demo “Fògradh” on CD via the Russian label Kunsthauch. This one man band, the personal project of Krigeist (Barshasketh, Belliciste) continues in the traditions of Midnight Odyssey and other atmospheric black bands with “fabulous” base. This time you will listen to one monumental song, about 28 minutes long. Not monotonous, but interesting: a beautiful journey to the author’s world. The artwork was specially done for this release by Elena who has created amazing pictures for the Lustre / Elderwind split album. “Fògradh” was released digitally since 2014, but now it comes via Kunsthauch in a limited to 100 hand-numbered copies digipak edition CD in Read more →
Swedish Viking metallers Månegarm, the band based around singer Erik Grawsiö, unveil highly anticipated details for their upcoming studio album “Månegarm“, set to be released on November 20th, 2015 via Napalm Records! Their fans have long known that the 20-year veteran Vikings of Månegarm are not afraid of developing their melodic pagan sound further. With their latest, self-titled album the band keeps true to course: Månegarm remains expressive and varied from the first note to the last. From Swedish folk ballads reminiscent of campfires to wild and forceful black metal interludes, everything the metal sounds of the north are known for is represented on this album. Those looking for the soundtrack to life as a seafaring warrior will get Read more →
French pirate metal band Mormieben from the area of Nantes will release its debut EP entitled “Hissons le Pavillon” (Hoist the Colors) on September 19th 2015. The band was formed in 2011, but its present line-up exists since a few years. They sing in French and their lyrics deal with piracy, pirate life, rum and all pirate’s things! Mormieben’s music is influenced by bands such as Alestorm, Equilibrium, Finntroll, Arkona, Eluveitie… “Hissons le Pavillon” has been recorded and mixed at Brown Bear Recording Studio by Arthur Lauth and mastered at MasterLab Studio. It will be self-released in digital version and in a limited to 300 copies CD edition, available only via the band’s official pages. Mormieben have Read more →