VINTERGATA official video for “Смородина”

Russian symphonic dark fantasy blackened metallers VintergatA present the official video for the song “Смородина / Smorodina” taken from their upcoming full-length album “Смородина” scheduled for release on September 24th, 2018 via SoundAge Productions.

Arts and animation by Vladimir Prokofiev.

Links:
VintergatA @ Facebook       Read more

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MENEAPNEONTES unveil upcoming album details

MENEAPNEONTES - Peri Polemou Psychis

Greek epic black metallers Meneapneontes will soon release their upcoming studio work, entitled “Περί Πολέμου Ψυχής“. It is the second full-length album of the band, after 2015′s “Promachos“, and it will be released in CD format via the Mexican label Azermedoth Records at the end of September 2018. “Περί Πολέμου Ψυχής” includes eleven tracks of Hellenic black metal cult, featuring guest appearances by Hildr Valkyrie and Magus Wampyr Daoloth. Meneapneontes have already unveiled the cover artwork and album tracklist, as well as a couple of songs from the new album!

Tracklist:
1. Ήρωος
2. Σιδηρούν Γένος
3. Περί Πολέμου Ψυχής              Read more

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GRAI official video for “Мгла со Mной”

Russian folk metal band Грай (Grai) presents the official music video for the track “Мгла со Mной / Darkness with Me” from the latest album “Пепел / Ashes“.

Links:
Grai @ Facebook
Grai @ VK
Grai @ Bandcamp

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E-AN-NA released new single

E-AN-NA - Viu

Romanian folk metal band E-an-na released its new single entitled “Viu“. This song is a sort of follow-up for the song “Înşivă” from their previous EP, “Jiana“, their debut album that was released 2 years ago. “Viu” was recorded at Lowbass Studio & Şivoi HQ, mixed by Bornuz Vlad and mastered by Mike Kalajan. The cover artwork and concept is by Badiu Ciprian and Gabriela Gheorghiu. According to E-an-na: “Viu” explains what the human being is capable of, and that these awesome powers shouldn’t be let to wither away. Acting will actually make you feel “alive”. Dreaming and planning is a fundamental part of creating. The trick is realizing when it is time to stop daydreaming and start physically applying an idea, so that the creation Read more

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NECHOCHWEN announce new release

NECHOCHWEN - The Ancient Pulse

Apalači folk metal band Nechochwen from West Virginia, USA return this fall with a ten year anniversary release! The album will be entitled “The Ancient Pulse” and is a collection of reworked and re-mastered songs from their back catalog, as well as unreleased rarities and covers. It will be available exclusively on CD format through Bindrune Recordings (USA) and Nordvis Produktion (Europe). Nechochwen was born out of the desire to explore the heritage of the Eastern Woodland Indians of North America. This journey began with the goal of connecting with people of similar ancestry through eclectic and atmospheric guitar music that tells a story. As the potential for Nechochwen to encompass many styles began to unfold, ideas Read more

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AKHENATEN official video for “Amulets of Smoke and Fire”

Blackened Mesopotamian folk / death metal band from Manitou Springs, Colorado, USA released the official video “Amulets of Smoke and Fire” taken from its latest album “Golden Serpent God“, released on May 31, 2018.

Links:
Akhenaten @ Facebook
Aknenaten @ Bandcamp

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EINHERJER unveil upcoming album details

EINHERJER - Norrone Spor

Only 4 years after their Norwegian Grammy-nominated masterpiece “Av Oss, For Oss” and 2 years after “Dragons of the North XX”, the legendary pioneers of Viking metal, Einherjer, come back with a smasher! The band will release its ninth full-length titled “Norrøne Spor” via Indie Recordings on November 9th 2018, and the record’s first single and music video “Spre Vingene” is already available! Einherjer have carried out their vision for more than two decades. The band was there when Norwegian extreme metal grew forth and took shape as an enormous cultural export. The band’s vocalist & bassist, Frode Glesnes, has commented their upcoming album: “Classic Einherjer meets the future and the past! No, we have not returned Read more

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SKYFOREST released acoustic EP

SKYFOREST - Harmony

Russian atmospheric melancholic post black metallers Skyforest have just released their new EP, entitled “Harmony” via Depressive Illusions Records. ”Harmony” is an entirely acoustic EP, with soft, peaceful and dreamy compositions and it serves as a transition from “Unity” to what will come next eventually (hopefully in 2020). Apart from B.M. (the band’s mastermind) this EP features once again Michael Rumple in clean vocals (he’s now a part of Skyforest officially) and Arina Fox as guest singer in the title song (she also did vocals in B.M.’s other dream pop project Hiki, on latest album). The incredible artwork is by Sergey Shenderovsky, who once again was able to draw exactly what B.M. was imagining. Except for the digital formats, “Harmony” is also available Read more

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