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CRIMFALL unveil upcoming album details and first single

CRIMFALL - Amain

Wearing many a mask, Crimfall’s cinemascopic metal eludes easy descriptions. Harsh influences from their northern homeland and its violent roots meet echoes of black metal, but it is all iced with epic orchestration and symphonic soundtrack atmosphere. After six years of battle preparations, the band’s third full-length album “Amain” is set to be released on August 25th, 2017 by Metal Blade Records. It is their most ambitious album, combining familiar elements with fresh inspiration, and wreathed in massive Read more…

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KULL reveal first track from upcoming debut

KULL - Vow of the Exiled

Born in the shadow of the brooding Yorkshire hills, featuring members of the barbarian metal kings Bal-Sagoth and members of UK death metal band Dyscaphia, Kull is a UK symphonic black metal project building on the musical tradition already established in the Maudling’s back-catalogue. The band has just released the full-version of the song “Vow of the Exiled“, which will be the third track from their upcoming debut full-length album “Exile“. “Exile” is already Read more…

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ELUVEITIE unveil new album details

ELUVEITIE - Evocation II - Pantheon

Eight years after melodic death folk metal masters Eluveitie released their acoustic album “Evocation I – The Arcane Dominion“, the Swiss musicians have stored their electronic instruments again in the rehearsal room. “The time feels right to go on with »Evocation II«! It’s time for the album”, tells mastermind Chrigel, who revived the great concept after three successful albums in the usual Eluveitie style. “Evocation II – Pantheon” conjures another time travel to eras Read more…

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BLACK MESSIAH unveil upcoming album details

BLACK MESSIAH - Walls of Vanaheim

German epic pagan metallers Black Messiah will release their new album “Walls of Vanaheim” on June 30th 2017 via Trollzorn Records. The album will be released in standard jewel-case edition CD, in a limited 2CD digipak in cardboard box edition and as digital download. There will also be a strictly limited wooden box including a shirt, flag, patch etc! Anyone who has closely followed the lively development of this Ruhrpott legend since the founding, knows exactly about the Read more…

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ALTAR released debut EP

ALTAR - Ancestral

Altar is a new dungeon synth project, inspired by Brazilian indigenous cultures and diversity, following the true roots of the genre sonority. It is the personal project of Rômulo, who is also the mastermind behind the dungeon synth ambient black metal band Iamí. “Ancestral” is the debut release for Altar and it is a 4-track EP. The album is released only digitally and is available in the band’s official Bandcamp page. Each track has its own ambience, from Read more…

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TEVANA3 will rerelease both of their albums

TEVANA3 - Perapohjolan Takana + Mieron Tiella

Russian label SoundAge Productions has announced the re-release of Tevana3′s complete discography (2 full-length albums) in CD edition on May 17th 2017. Tevana3 is a Finnish melodic extreme metal band, founded in 2010 by Juha Jyrkäs, a kantele player known from ethnic rock band Poropetra and a lyricist of folk metal band Korpiklaani. He wanted to move forward to extreme metal and study all the possibilities to electrify kantele and make it work in metal music. Kantele is a Finnish Read more…

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IN TORMENTATA QUIETE reveal upcoming album details

IN TORMENTATA QUIETE - Finestatico

On June 16th 2017, the new In Tormentata Quiete album titled “Finestatico” will be available in worldwide physical and digital distribution via My Kingdom Music. The band has revealed the definitive album tracklist and has unveiled the cover artwork, once again the work of the talented Luca Antoniazzi in collaboration with the astonishing Giovanna Pugliano’s drawings. They are also presenting a short video teaser, which you can watch below. Through this video, In Tormentata Quiete do not only Read more…

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ŽREC reveal upcoming EP details

ZREC - Klic k Pokladum

Czech folk metal rock band Žrec introduce its new record, called “Klíč k pokladům“, which translates to “Key to Treasures“. This EP contains of three new songs (+ intro) of about 22 minutes of length. The new direction of Žrec’s musical path connects folk metal past with present hard rock moods and elements such as mid tempo, clean vocals and guitar solos. Also long songs and slowly growing instrumental parts offer more space for thinking about Read more…

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