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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 Read more…

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WOLF’S CALLING released debut EP

WOLF'S CALLING - Wolf's Calling

Wolf’s Calling is a new folk metal project with Ukrainian and Russian roots that was started by two musicians in the pacific northwest. They recently released their debut EP “Волчий Зов“, after 2017′s debut single “Земля ждет / The Earth Is Waiting“. Indigenous and pagan songs, as well as traditions of the Slavic origin, shaped the theme of the band. Bands such as Arkona, Alkonost, Korpiklaani, Wardruna, Altai Kai and Ensiferum were a big inspiration during Read more…

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FIRTAN unveil upcoming album details

FIRTAN - Okeanos

German epic black metal band Firtan from Lörrach have signed to AOP Records and will release their second full-length album on July 13th, 2018! The new album will be entitled “Okeanos” and it was produced at Klangschmiede E with Markus Stock who also produced numerous great bands like Helrunar, Secrets of the Moon and many more. It turned out to be the most complex and advanced work if Firtan so far and the band is really proud to Read more…

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COR SCORPII announce details of upcoming album

COR SCORPII - Ruin

Fans of the Norwegian extreme melodic genre in general, and of Cor Scorpii in particular, have waited ten long years for the follow up to the band’s critically acclaimed debut album “Monument“. And now, at last, the long wait is over with the band set to release their sophomore full-length “Ruin” on the 15th of June 2018 via Dark Essence Records. “Ruin“, the result of a lengthy, and at time arduous, songwriting process, draws Read more…

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KANSEIL unveil upcoming album details

KANSEIL - Fulische

Italian folk metallers Kanseil present the official artwork and tracklist of their upcoming second full-length album “Fulìsche“, scheduled for release via Rockshots Records on May 25th, 2018 for Europe and June 8th, 2018 for North America! Kanseil is a folk metal project, formed in late 2010 in Fregona, Veneto, Italy. It’s named after the ancient name of Cansiglio, its home-place’s mountains that are often told about in its songs. The band looks for an own style, that assembles Read more…

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LOU QUINSE unveil upcoming album details

LOU QUINSE - Lo Sabbat

Italian extreme folk metallers Lou Quinse from Torino will release their second full-length album, entitled “Lo Sabbat” on May 08th 2018 via Sliptrick Records. “Lo Sabbat” is a three acts Sabba, twelve tales of poverty and abuse, a playlist for Hell’s fest, celebrating the devil and invoking his help against everyday misery, churches and their masters. A concert for a damned night, a fast set list that grows darker and bleaker in a crescendo of drama Read more…

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CHAOSTAR released new album

CHAOSTAR - The Undivided Light

Greek Neoclassical ambient project Chaostar has just released its new studio album “The Undivided Light” via Season of Mist. Chaostar was conceived out of Septic Flesh guitarist Christos Antoniou’s longing to create music that reflects more on his aspect as an academy trained composer and go beyond the possibilities that his orchestral arrangements for Septic Flesh offer. “The Undivided Light” comes as an invitation to a fascinating musical journey around the globe, which is equally true Read more…

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RUNESHARD released debut EP

RUNESHARD - Dreaming Spire

Hungarian epic symphonic black metal band Runeshard from Budapest has just released its debut 4-track EP “Dreaming Spire“. Runeshard was founded by Bálint Kemény in early 2017 as a side-project to his power metal band Elanor. “Dreaming Spire” is available digitally for now, but in the coming months Runeshard are planning to release the EP as a digipak CD in a relatively small batch. All music on the EP is composed by Bálint, who also wrote Read more…

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