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VITER published old demo songs!

VITER - Instrumental Demo 2009

Ukrainian rockers Viter have some good news for the fans of their early years! Since the time of band’s creation and the release of “Dzherelo” EP in 2010, there were 5 instrumental compositions stored in the personal archive of Yulian Mytsyk, who before Viter was in bands like Kroda (as Viterzgir), Capitollium, Dragobrath and Leadhaze among others. These compositions were recorded in 2009 as a demo prior to “Dzherelo” but were never published, except one song Read more…

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ADAVÄNT unveil upcoming album details

ADAVANT - The Unyielding

Epic folk metallers Adavänt from Chandler, Arizona (USA) have successfully completed their crowdfunding campaign! They are preparing to enter the studio in July to record their 3rd full-length album titled “The Unyielding” and will be pushing for a release in the fall of 2017! For this release, Adavänt is determined to create something truly special for diehard fans and new listeners alike. Accordingly, the band took over a year hiatus from live performances to painstakingly craft the music Read more…

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CAOIMHÍN released debut EP

CAOIMHIN - The Age of Wolves EP

International black metal project Caoimhín has just released its debut 2-track EP “The Age of Wolves” via Black Lion Records. It is available digitally for now, but it will also be released in a 4-panel digipak CD edition limited to 200 copies shipping out on or around May 25, 2017. It was recorded, mixed and mastered by Tom Simonsen at the Secret Quarters studios. Rooted in Norse mythology and haunted by a pervasive sorrow, “The Age of Read more…

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Tribute to MY DYING BRIDE soon to be released

MY DYING BRIDE - Long Stay in the Darkness Tribute

Russian label SoundAge Productions in cooperation with OR fanzine has prepared an international tribute to Gothic doom death metal legends My Dying Bride, entitled “Long Stay in the Darkness“. It will be released in limited 2CD digipak edition on April 25, 2107. The first CD includes covers of Russian bands, while the second CD includes non-Russian bands. Album tracklist and cover artwork by W. Smerdulak are already revealed. You can also check a 10-minute video teaser below and Read more…

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VARG new EP out now

VARG - Gotterdammerung

German wolf metallers Varg from Coburg have just released their brand new EP “Götterdämmerung” via Napalm Records in digipak edition CD. For over ten years, Varg have wielded the sceptre of German pagan metal, currently holding it tighter than ever in their bloody claws. The Wolfskult remains hearty as well, with thousands of devotees following the call of the wild and making the pilgrimage year after year to the band’s Wolfszeit Festival. Varg’s fifth epos “Das Ende Read more…

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NHOR begin a 4-EP cycle

NHOR - Wildflowers - Spring

One and a half years after the meditative “Momenta Quintae Essentiae” (2015), the enigmatic Nhor from UK returns with an EP cycle that mirrors the four seasons, entitled “Wildflowers“. Starting off with “Spring” in April 2017, four EPs will be released in sync with the natural seasons of the Earth. Each EP will be released digitally and in a strictly limited cassette print-run. When the cycle comes to its end, the EPs will be Read more…

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NEMUS will release debut album

NEMUS - Wald - Mensch

German atmospheric ambient post black metal band Nemus, the personal project of Frank Riegler, will release its debut album “Wald – Mensch” in jewel-case CD on April 25, 2017 via the Russian label SoundAge Productions. The music genre could be described as ambient-black-metal and includes emotional breakdowns in combination with melancholic melodies, fast blastbeats and double base lines. “Wald – Mensch” was written, recorded and mixed in January 2017. The lyrics are written and shouted in Read more…

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BLAZE OF SORROW upcoming album details revealed

BLAZE OF SORROW – Astri

Italian atmospheric folk black metallers Blaze of Sorrow will release their 5th full-length album “Astri” via Eisenwald Tonschmiede. It will be out on June 9th, 2017, available in CD, LP and digital formats. Hailing from Mantova, Blaze of Sorrow was born ten years ago as a musical vessel to deliver themes of sorrow and self-reflection through nature-inspired black metal with a number of folk influences. Masterminded by multi-instrumentalist Peter, after several demos they quickly caught the attention of Read more…

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