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HEL announce new album release date, reveal album cover and tracklist

HEL - Das Atmen der Erde

Pagan black metallers Hel from Germany announce the release of their fourth full-length album “Das Atmen der Erde” – (The Breathing of the Earth) 5 years after the acoustic “Tristheim“. This time the band goes without a label and will promote their album on their own. It will be in digipak format with a 20-page booklet. Release date is set to the 7th or April. You can visit the band’s webpage for more details, or visit Read more…

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DIN BRAD announce “Dor” release dates, album cover and tracklist

DIN BRAD - Dor

The works on the long awaited debut album of Din Brad, the folk project of Negura Bunget’s Negru, have been finished! The album will be entitled “Dor” and is set for worldwide release in April 2012 by Prophecy Productions. The exact dates:

Germany/Austria: April 20, 2012
Europe: April 23, 2012
North America: June 5, 2012
Everywhere else: April 23, 2012

Dor” is composed out of two distinct elements: On one side there are authentic Romanian traditional Read more…

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TATIR “Cave of Ephyras… To the Infernal Fields” compilation out now

TATIR - Cave of Ephyras...

Tatir was one of the first Hellenic pagan black metal bands with a few ancient Greek folk elements. They were formed back in 1994 and released 2 EPs “Dark Autumn Nights” in 1995 and “Fons Acheroni” in 1996. They recorded a third EP “Cave of Ephyras… To the Infernal Fields” in 1997, but it was never released, since the band stopped its activities… This compilation contains for first time on CD these 3 EPs Read more…

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MYSTIC FOREST announce new album, tracklist, unveil cover artwork and post first song online

MYSTIC FOREST - In the End

Romantic classical black metallers from France return after 8 years of silence with their new album, entitled “In the End…“. The album contains 7 years of work concentrated in 40 minutes of music! The 5th full-length of Mystic Forest will be released by Drakkar Productions in the end of May, exclusively in a limited special edition with this beautiful cover artwork.

Tracklist:

1. In the End
2. As I Peered Down from My Window Pane
3. Deviation
4. Read more…

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ARKANE prepare new album – 2 song single available

ARKANE - Single 2012

ARKANE (ambient neoclassical project of ex-Daemonia Nymphe member), are preparing their second album 4 years after the debut “Enraptured Serene Mesmerism“. The album will be entitled “Mesmeric Masquerade Seduction” and is scheduled for release this fall. There is already a download single in the web with two new songs “Mesmerising Masquerade” and “Masqued Seduca Enticed“.

You can download the single for 1,99€ here:
http://www.download.myrecordscd.net/arkane-single.htm

Samples and info:
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ALEXANDER PAUL BLAKE first sound samples and new website online

ALEXANDER PAUL BLAKE - Die Rueckehr
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HsyRZUlCK1o&feature=player_embedded”

Einheit Produktionen will release “Die Rückkehr ins Goldene Zeitalter” April, 27th 2012 – the first solo album of Alexander Paul Blake (Eden Weint Im Grab). You can expect an archaic journey into the depths of the forests, which has not only been inspired by romanticism, but also by Henry David Thoreau’s novel “Walden” (1854). The music offers epic, melodic Black Metal with folklore sounds, which will be appreciated by fans of early Ulver, Agalloch, In The Read more…

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AKPHAEZYA unveil cover artwork and tracklist of their new album

AKPHAEZYA - Anthology IV - The Tragedy of Nerak

French avantgarde metal band Akphaezya unveil cover artwork and official tracklist of their brand new album “Anthology IV : The Tragedy of Nerak” scheduled for march 2012 on Code666 (part of the Aural Music Group). The album is written like a Classic Greek Theater Play.

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SITE OPENING

Metal Soundscapes begins as my personal webpage, a place dedicated to the music I adore all these years. The thought of making a site has grown in my mind a long time ago, but it never took flesh. Although I contributed to other zines before, the idea of creating my own page has always stayed alive. Read more…

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