Modern atmospheric dark black metallers Zeugen der Leere from Germany have released their second full-length album “Seelenwanderer” on April 11th 2014. It is a studio project born in the end of 2009 under the name Ruin of Remembrance and released its debut full-length album “Second World” in March 2012. In the beginning of 2014 the band changed its name to Zeugen der Leere and soon its new album was out. They distribute their music only for free on the internet, so if you want to listen to this great atmospheric band, you better follow the links to their official pages, or watch the official video teaser for “Seelenwanderer” below.
1. Intro [Pulsschlag]
2. Der Seelenwanderer Read more
Swedish black metallers Astrophobos present the official music video to the song “Soul Disruptor” taken from their debut album “Remnants of Forgotten Horrors“, released by Triumvirate Records on the 24th of January 2014. It’s distributed worldwide by Sound Pollution Distribution.
Directed by Jakob Berglund. Produced by Furnace Fighter Media.
Astrophobos official page
Astrophobos @ Facebook
Astrophobos @ Bandcamp
Canadian folk black metallers Hiverna from Québec have revealed the first details of their upcoming second full-length album “II. Macabre“. Their new work will be released in June 2014 by Oaken Forge, a new label of band’s mastermind Bardunor. Hiverna were formed back in 2006 and after the split “L’Aube Septentrionale” with Chasse-Galerie in 2008, they released their debut full-length album “I. Folklore” in 2010, followed by the 35-minute EP “Hiver, Nostalgie & Amertume” in 2011. Hiverna have unveiled the wonderful cover artwork of “II. Macabre” painted by Olivier Villoingt, as well as the album tracklist.
1. Tous Morts, Tous Pourris Read more
Scottish pirate metallers Alestorm announce with very great pleasure that their 4th full-length album, to be entitled “Sunset on the Golden Age“, will be released by Napalm Records on August 1st 2014 in Europe (Aug 4th in the UK, Aug 5th in North America)! Cover artwork and album tracklist are already unveiled. Alestorm will be telling you a bit more about the individual tracks sometime soon. What they can say for now, is that “Hangover” is a cover of the dance-pop anthem by Taio Cruz and Flo Rida! Cover painting was once again done by the very talented Ingo Römling, who has handled all of their previous album covers. The title of the album is a reference to “The Golden Age of Piracy“, which was a period roughly between the years 1680-1720 (depending Read more
American epic folk death metallers Yonder Realm from Long Island, New York have just released the single “Sea of Cosmos“. The band was formed in 2009 and they released their debut EP “Beyond a Long Lost World” in 2011. With this new single the band offers a glimpse at its upcoming album “The Old Ways“, which will be hopefully released early June 2014. Yonder Realm is working on getting an exact date to play a release show in New York City for the album, so that will come soon. ”The Old Ways” was mastered by the legendary Alan Douches of West West Side Music 2 weeks ago. “Sea of Cosmos” is available in the official Facebook page. Enjoy!
Yonder Realm @ Facebook
Ukrainian atmospheric pagan black metal band Zgard will release its fourth full-length album entitled “Contemplation” via the Ukrainian label Svarga Music on June 23rd 2014. For the past four years, one-man outfit Zgard has been patiently developing an intensely personal vision of pagan-oriented black metal. Now, with the release of his fourth album, Zgard mastermind Yaromisl has perfected his craft, showing a rawer, yet no-less-grandiose, side that vividly illustrates the Carpathian mysticism at the heart of that craft. Compared to its celebrated predecessors, 2012′s “Reclusion” and 2013′s “Astral Glow“, Zgard here go for an atmosphere that’s less cosmic and more organic, stirring both bloodlust and majesty within the Read more
Primal pagan folk band Stille Volk from Pyrénées of France has released the official video for the song “La Forêt Gorgone” taken from its upcoming 6th studio album “La Pèira Negra“, which will be out via Holy Records on May 12th 2014.
Stille Volk official page
Stille Volk @ Facebook
Greek symphonic death metallers Septic Flesh are premiering the first track off their upcoming album, “Titan“, which will hit European stores on June 20th through Season of Mist. The song, entitled “Order of Dracul“, is already available for streaming. The band has also unveiled the cover artwork, designed by their frontman Seth Siro Anton and the tracklist of “Titan“, which is now available for pre-order in a variety of formats, including a full metal box set limited to 1000 copies. “Titan” will be released as a collector’s box set entirely made of metal with 3D top, including the album in deluxe digipak CD, orchestral versions of five songs from “Titan” in a bonus digisleeve CD with poster, a giant metal magnet and a metal pendant, both in printed Read more