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SELVANS and DOWNFALL OF NUR announce upcoming collaboration album


Atmospheric black metal bands Selvans form Italy and Downfall of Nur from Argentina have just revealed the first details of their upcoming collaboration. This is not just another split album, but a concept album composed and recorded by both bands, also performing on each other’s tracks. It will be out via Avantgarde Music on November 7th 2016 on CD and one week later on LP. Vinyl will be limited to 300 copies (with 100 special copies for the pre-orders) and Read more…

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EINHERJER announce new album

EINHERJER - Dragons of the North XX

Norwegian Viking metallers Einherjer have revealed the details of their new work “Dragons of the North XX”. The band originally released its debut full-length album “Dragons of the North” back in 1996, the golden era for Norwegian extreme metal. As one of the pioneers, Einherjer have been in the forefront of an exploding genre for more than two decades. 20 years later, they present “Dragons of the North XX”, a re-recorded version of a Read more…

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ALKONOST reveal upcoming album details

ALKONOST - Songs of the White Lily

Epic dark folk metal band Alkonost from Russia will release its seventh full-length album entitled “Песни Белой Лилии – Songs of the White Lily” on October 5th, 2016. It will be available in digital format and it will be also self-released in standard jewel-case edition CD directly by the band. Alkonost have unveiled the beautiful cover art by Darius Alas and the album tracklist. Furthermore in their official Bandcamp page you can listen to two new songs taken Read more…

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HESYCHAST released new album


American atmospheric un-black metallers Hesychast (ex-Vikarbyrgi) have just released their new full-length album, entitled “Ageless“. The band combines orthodox chants with atmospheric black metal in a very interesting way. Their name comes from the Greek word “ησυχασμός – hesychasm”, a mystical tradition of inner prayer. The material of this album was recorded between the years 2014-2016. “Ageless” is available for free streaming and download on Hesychast’s official Bandcamp page, while you can also purchase a physical Read more…

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SAOR unveil upcoming album details

SAOR - Guardians

Scottish atmospheric Celtic black metallers Saor’s new album “Guardians” is set to be released on November 11th 2016 by the German label Northern Silence Productions. The album will be released in a limited to 1000 copies digipak edition CD and in standard jewel case edition. It will also be available for download/stream on BandCamp, iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, YouTube etc. A double LP version will be out too, but the release date isn’t yet set. Pre-orders and first track Read more…

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ARKONA re-recorded debut album

ARKONA - Vozrozhdenie 2016

Russian pagan folk metal masters Аркона (Arkona) will release a completely re-recorded edition of their debut full-length album “Возрождение” via Napalm Records on November 11th 2016. The album was originally released in 2004 and firmly placed both the band and its Russian mother country on the folk pagan metal map. Front woman Masha’s powerful performance, combined with Slavic mysticism and varied songwriting, turned the first release (its name means “revival”, by the way) of young Аркона into a Read more…

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MYRKGRAV unveil upcoming album details and teaser

MYRKGRAV - Takk og farvel

Norwegian folk metal band Myrkgrav, the personal project of Lars Jensen from Åsa, Ringerike, has revealed some interesting details about its upcoming release entitled “Takk og Farvel; Tida er Blitt ei Annen“. The album will be initially out in digital format, but the band is also looking for a label to release it physically. Myrkgrav have unveiled the cover artwork, hand drawn in ink by Fanny Storlund, as well as the album tracklist. You can also watch an Read more…

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ATARAXIA reveal upcoming album details

ATARAXIA - Deep Blue Firmament

Italian dark Gothic ethereal neoclassical band Ataraxia will release its brand new full-length album ”Deep Blue Firnament” at the end of September 2016 via the Greek label Sleaszy Rider Records. Expect more than one hour of music on limited digipak edition CD and standard jewel case edition CD, as well as a single on 7″ vinyl. Ataraxia have recently unveiled the beautiful cover artwork and the tracklist for ”Deep Blue Firnament”. There is also a video Read more…

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