Polish folk metallers Netherfell from Kraków will release their debut full-length album “Między Wschodem a Zachodem” tomorrow, on 31st of March 2015. The band started back in 2008 and after many lineup changes they managed to release their first EP called “Okryte Zapomnieniem” in 2013. Besides the release of their debut album, March 31 will be a great day for Netherfell, since they will also begin their first long concert tour. In order to celebrate this occasion the band would like to invite you to take part in their CD contest. If you are interesting in wining a copy of ”Między Wschodem a Zachodem” you can visit their official Facebook page and participate in the contest until tomorrow. Cover artwork and album tracklist are already unveiled.
Canadian cinematic fantasy melodic death metal band Morvheim from Toronto will release on March 31, 2015 its second full-length album, entitled “Ever After“. Orchestrated by R_Freeze, Morvheim is a music project combining melodic death metal with cinematic tunes and fantastical themes. The band was formed in 2013 and next year released its debut full-length album “The Fantasy” digitally. The upcoming album “Ever After” will also be released digitally and it will be available for free download. This 51 minute opus explores much darker and heavier territory than previously tread, while staying true to the variety, atmosphere and catchy melodies which define Morvheim’s sound. “Ever After” features bolder composition and more complex arrangement with a much better production, and while Read more →
Atmospheric folk black / dark folk metal band Moriquendi from Lyon, France is unveiling the first details of its upcoming debut full-length album “Kanopëa“. After the digital EP entitled “Nivlennus” in 2013, the band will self-release its new album this year, most probably in Autumn 2015. “Kanopëa” will follow the mystical and mysterious musical universe created by the band some years ago, based on deep and dark atmospheres. This first full-length piece of art will introduce more Celtic and folk elements, to pay tribute to the movement of German Romanticism. Pushed by a stunning artwork by Alexandre Bouteiller – illustration, their visual universe will lead you once again through a thrilling forest, drowned in a baleful mist. Engraved Read more →
French epic black metal one-man project Tyrakk from Lyon has just released its debut full-length album “A Tale of Naardakh“. The band was formed in November 2013 by its sole member Tyrakk and at first it was just for the fun. Soon he began to create a real universe, so the project became more serious. The debut album “A Tale of Naardakh” tells the story of this universe: In the kingdom of Naardakh, a malefic monster wants to reign on the world, but there is Tyrakk, the Protector of the Kingdom who leads an army to fight this monster. For now the album is released only digitally and is available for download in the band’s official Bandcamp page.
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Spanish folk metallers Salduie have recently released their debut full-length album, entitled “Imbolc“. The band was formed in the summer of 2010 in Zaragoza with the intention to play Celtic folk metal, naming the biggest bands of this genre among their basic influences. They released the single “La Senda del Cierzo” in the end of 2013 and soon after they recorded their debut album, which was finally self-released on November 15th, 2014. Read more →
Skyforger, the pagan metal band from Latvia, present the first single “Tagad vai nekad / Now or Never” taken from their upcoming full-length album “Senprūsija“.
The song tells about the Great Prussian uprising in 1260 – 1274, when the Prussian tribes almost succeeded in driving the Order of Teutonic Knights out of Prussia. However, due to the continuous influx of fresh manpower from Europe and many European leaders Read more →
Russian symphonic one-man black metal project Astarium will release its new album “Nekrocosmo: Nocturnal Kali Yuga” on April 17th 2015! It is a co-release between Satanath Records’ sub-label Symbol of Domination and Metallic Media. Astarium was founded in the summer of 2005 in Novosibirsk by its sole member SiN (all guitars, drum programming, keyboards, vocals). “Nekrocosmo: Nocturnal Kali Yuga“, the fifth in a row album Astarium, is a logical continuation of the space trilogy which started last year with the EP “Nekrocosmo: Demiurge” (released by Margin Art Records and Dark East Productions). Stylistically, the material can be described as symphonic black metal of the old school with the rate on the technicality of performance and Read more →
Sturmpercht and Rauhnåcht are two Austrian bands that decided to cooperate for the release of this beautiful split album, each one giving its own version of Alpine folk music. Sturmpercht is a totally acoustic Alpine folk band, while Rauhnåcht play atmospheric pagan folk black metal. The idea behind this cooperation isn’t new, since the two bands have worked together again, for the EP version of “Zur Ew’gen Ruh” back in 2012. Now they decided to repeat this experiment and expand the idea in a full-length album. Keeping the same title with the EP, they released the complete “Zur Ew’gen Ruh” album on the 15th of November 2014 via Steinklang Records. Read more →