Origin: Norway
Genre: Melodic Black Metal
Label: Nordavind Records
Year: 2014

Norwegian melodic black metalles Vinterbris from Bergen have recently released their new album “Solace“. They were formed in 2008 and released their first work in 2010, the EP “The Unrested“. Two years later the debut full-length album “Vinterbris” was out. Both these works were self-released. The band has also participated in several gigs, mostly in their country. In 2014 they signed to the new Portuguese label Nordavind Records, in order to release their second full-length album “Solace” on June 16th, 2014. This was Read more

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BLUT AUS NORD reveal upcoming album details

BLUT AUS NORD - Memoria Vetusta III

The artwork and full tracklist of Blut Aus Nord’s upcoming new album “Memoria Vetusta III – Saturnian Poetry” are now revealed. One of the most influential black metal bands of the last decade is finally back, two years after the last full length album “Cosmosophy“, the monumental conclusion of the unforgettable “777” trilogy. This time, far from its filthy industrial realm, the enigmatic entity from France offers nothing less than one of the finest melodic, epic and grandiose black metal albums ever! The stunning cover art was painted by famous artist Kristian “Necrolord” Wåhlin (Emperor, Bathory, Dark Funeral, Dissection). The layout was conceived by Dehn Sora (known for his work for Neurosis, Ulver). “Memoria Vetusta III – Saturnian Poetry” is a magnificent pagan symphony of guitars, the quintessential expression of majestic Read more

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MONGOL – Chosen by Tengri

MONGOL - Chosen by Tengri

Origin: Canada
Genre: Epic Black Metal Folk Metal Melodic Death Metal
Label: Self Released
Year: 2014

Canadian folk metallers Mongol from Devon, Alberta are back with their second full-length album “Chosen by Tengri“. The band was formed in 2009 and despite their irrelevant origin, their music and concept is dedicated to the ancient nomadic empire of Mongolia! In 2012 they self-released their debut full-length album “The Altan Urug” leaving many promises for the future. Now, 2 years later, in July 2014, they return with a much more professional and multidimensional album!           Read more

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ATHERIA – Echo from Another Kingdom & Spectral Regression

ATHERIA - Echo from another Kingdom & Spectral Regression

Origin: Greece
Genre: Ambient Atmospheric Black Metal Depressive Black Metal
Label: Maa Productions
Year: 2013

Atheria is a new Greek ambient depressive black metal band, the personal project of Phosphorus, who previously was behind the black metal band Fullmoon Mist. He has also the dark ambient / darkwave project In Oceanic Slumber. After the split-up of Fullmoon Mist, he formed Atheria in 2011 and released two EPs, “Echo from Another Kingdom” in 2012 and “Spectral Regression” in 2013. In November 2013 both of them were re-released in one compilation CD through the Japanese label Maa Productions, under the title “Echo from Another Kingdom & Spectral Regression“.           Read more

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Origin: Romania
Genre: Epic Metal Folk Black Metal Folk Metal
Label: Self Released
Year: 2014

Barbarian folk metal band GOD (The Barbarian Horde) from Iasi, Romania are celebrating their 20th anniversary with a brand new EP “Zal Mox“. Those who have followed this cult band since 1994, know that each new release is actually a musical redirection for them! They started as an extreme grind metal band and through the years they experimented with melodic, atmospheric, Gothic and avant-garde black metal, with doom and death metal, as well as with pagan and epic folk metal among other genres! This new EP, serves as an appetizer for the band’s upcoming full-length “Forefathers: A Spiritual Heritage“.  Read more

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EINTRITT release debut album

EINTRITT - Tempel der Meere

Eintritt, the Polish epic funeral doom / atmospheric black metal solo project of Eija Risen from Poznan, has released its debut full-length album “Tempel der Meere” via Gibraltar based label No Remorse Records. After a year of preparations, the album has been digitally released, while their label is also working on the physical release, which will be announced soon. Inspired mainly by The Howling Void’s music, the project was founded in April 2013, with the intention to take the genre’s epicness to a whole new level. Shortly after, six tracks were composed, awaiting guitar and vocal recordings. The debut album “Tempel der Meere” is a conceptual work. Its lyrics are odes for elements in nature, written in German language, spoken from a perspective of a sailor Read more

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EINHERJER reveal upcoming album details

EINHERJER - Av Oss For Oss

Norwegian metallers Einherjer, pioneers and godfathers of Viking Metal are set to release their new studio record “Av Oss, For Oss” via Indie Recordings. The album is scheduled to be out on the 27th of October 2014 in Norway and EU and on the 31st of October 2014 in GSA! Behind them, Einherjer has an array of albums – some of which stand as milestones in a genre of explosive growth. The single “Nidstong” is already out and available on all digital services and on 7″ EP. The band has just unveiled the cover art of “Av Oss, For Oss” by the talented Costin Chioreanu, who is also the man behind the artwork and the music video for the single. Album tracklist is also revealed… Einherjer will set out on the Norwegian roads for three dates with Read more

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HEIDRA – Awaiting Dawn

HEIDRA - Awaiting Dawn

Origin: Denmark
Genre: Epic Black Metal Folk Black Metal
Label: Mighty Music
Year: 2014

Danish epic folk black metallers Heidra from Copenhagen have finally released their debut full-length album “Awaiting Dawn“. The band was formed back in 2006 and released its first 2 demos, “The Saga” in 2008 and “Northern Tales” in 2011. In 2012 they self-released the EP “Sworn to Vengeance“, their first professionally recorded work, which actually put the band on the map, helping them play in important gigs with some of the big names of the genre. After their victory at the 4th edition of Mighty Fright Night, they signed a record deal with Mighty Music Read more

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