SURTURS LOHE unveil upcoming album details

SURTURS LOHE - Wielandstahl

German pagan metallers Surturs Lohe from Meiningen, Thuringia have unveiled the first details of their upcoming fifth full-length album titled “Wielandstahl“, which is scheduled for release on September 24th, 2021. On “Wielandstahl” Surturs Lohe present nine songs that could not be more epic and primeval. This is old school Thuringian pagan metal. High velocity riffing is contrasted with mighty choirs and folky use of the flute embellishes acoustic guitar arrangements, reminiscent of early works of Ulver. Lyrically “Wielandstahl” is an interpretation of the story of Wieland, the blacksmith. Produced by mastermind Markus Stock (Empyrium, The Vision Bleak, Sun of the Sleepless) at Klangschiede E Studio, the album embraces Read more

Posted in News

ZGARD announce new album

ZGARD - Place of Power

Ukrainian pagan black metal one man project Zgard will release its upcoming full-length album “Place of Power” on May 21st, 2021 via Schwarzdorn Production. Zgard is truly a remarkable phenomenon in the Ukrainian metal scene. Geographically located far from Ukraine’s music centers, like Kharkov and Kiev, Yaromisl managed to create his own unique style. Is it the nature of the Carpathians, or residence near the mountain Bogit, where a Zbruch Idol (9th-century Svetovid sculpture and one of very few monuments of pre-Christian Slavic beliefs) was located, which so influenced Yaromisl to create the music of Zgard? Either way, the result speaks for itself! In 2019 Yaromisl finished the recording of his seventh studio album, “Place of Power“. Zgard created eight fascinating epic pagan black metal songs. With Read more

Posted in News

AHERUSIA official video for “Ανάβασις ~ Ascending the Martyrdom’s Crown”

Greek folk metal band Aherusia present the official video for the song “Ανάβασις ~ Ascending the Martyrdom’s Crown” taken from their third full-length album “Prometheus: Seven Principles on How to Be Invincible” released in 2017.

Links:
Aherusia @ Facebook
Aherusia @ Bandcamp

Posted in Videos

IN TORMENTATA QUIETE official video for “Color Daunia”

Italian metallers In Tormentata Quiete present the avant-garde and theatrical vision of their Art through their new official video for “Color Daunia” the first song from their upcoming full-length album “Krononota“, scheduled for release on February 19th, 2021 via My Kingdom Music.

As they love to say, In Tormentata Quiete capture flows of emotions to channel them into musical expressions… “Krononota” can be Read more

Posted in Videos

CRAVING official video for “Penelope’s Prayer”

After four years of silence, German epic melodic extreme metallers Craving have finally released a new video for the song “Penelope’s Prayer“, taken from the band’s last album “By the Storm” (2016). On the one hand this video showcases the band’s musical core and on the other hand concludes the planned light and shadow interplay that has already surrounded the previous clips.

Craving explain the particularly currently relevant background of the song as follows:   Read more

Posted in Videos

BUTTERFLY TEMPLE new album out now!

BUTTERFLY TEMPLE - Wolf Head

So the time has come to celebrate the 25 years anniversary since the birth of one of the founders of Slavonic pagan metal, the Russian masters Butterfly Temple! In the anniversary year 2020, the band presents its new, epochal album “Волчье Солнце (Wolf Sun)“! The eleventh studio work of the group has absorbed all the best that has been over the years. The album is dedicated to the Wolf in human and the Man in the wolf. Who is the true man and who is the beast is for the listener to choose. But the Sun shines for everyone, and the Moon illuminates the path of the chosen! “Волчье Солнце” is released via the independent Russian label Kattran Records and is available both Read more

Posted in News

EMPYRIUM announce new album and release title track

EMPYRIUM - Uber den Sternen

Empyrium have released the first single taken from their forthcoming album “Über den Sternen“, which is slated for release on February 26, 2021 via Prophecy Production. The German dark romantics have also revealed cover art, tracklist, and further details of their first studio full-length since the highly acclaimed “The Turn of the Tides” came out in the year 2014. With their sixth full-length, “Über den Sternen“, a metaphorical German translation of their band name meaning “Above the Stars“, Empyrium still draw from the magic and spirits of wild places, nature’s beauty, and human relics of ages long past. “Über den Sternen” echoes this reconciliation of the old with the new on a musical level as well. The Franconian duo is putting more emphasis Read more

Posted in News

LEGACY OF SILENCE official video for “Heretical Birth”

Italian pagan folk metallers Legacy of Silence from Turin present the official music video for their new single “Heretical Birth“.

As the band states, this is “A journey that lasted for over an year, begun into the woods and finished on a computer, during the neverending days Read more

Posted in Videos