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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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UUNTAR release debut album

UUNTAR - Voorvaderverering

Dutch epic pagan black metallers Uuntar have signed to Heidens Hart Records and will release their first chapter, “Voorvaderverering” on March 20th on CD and digitally. Uuntar is a project by two Dutch black metal veterans; Herjann (Heimdalls Wacht, Cultus, ex-Countess, ex-Mordaehoth) and Nortfalke (Kjeld, Lugubre, Tarnkappe). “Voorvaderverering” (Dutch for “ancestral worship”) was recorded in 2010, but not released until now. The duo recorded the six-song effort as a humble dedication to warriors and their traditions Read more…

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BLACK FOREST reveal debut album details

BLACK FOREST - Dream - cover

Austrian symphonic black / death metallers Black Forest from Vienna have revealed the first details of their debut full-length album, entitled “Dream“. With most of the material written back in 2006, Black Forest was revived in 2016 to materialize a long dream of composer and mastermind, Thomas Reichhart. Looking for other musicians to help out with the recording, five other friends joined together with Thomas, forming a band with also the intention to record further music and play Read more…

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IVAR BJØRNSON & EINAR SELVIK will release new album

IVAR BJORNSON & EINAR SELVIK - Hugsja

After the success of their previous collaboration “Skuggsjá“, Ivar Bjørnson (Enslaved) and Einar Selvik (Wardruna) are now following up with an imposing new piece entitled “Hugsjá“, scheduled for release on April 20th 2018, through ByNorse Music. The word ‘Hugsjá’ means to see with, or within, the mind – and it reflects the idea that one’s mind has the potential to see further than the eyes can reach. By weaving together indigenous and contemporary thoughts, sounds and Read more…

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HANTAOMA unveil upcoming album details

HANTAOMA - Malamort

Occitan pagan metallers Hantaoma from France will release their second full-length album “Malamòrt“, on March 9th, 2018 via Holy Records. Formed by the members of Stille Volk, precursor of the pagan scene since 1994, Hantaoma are back 13 years after their debut release! Coming from the Pyrenees, whose mythology is full of legends and stories all darker than each other, “Malamòrt” is an ultimate reference of pagan metal with multiple atmospheres between epic black metal and Read more…

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CORDE OBLIQUE will release first live album

CORDE OBLIQUE - Back through the Liquid Mirror

Mediterranean progressive ethereal folk band Corde Oblique from Naples, Italy will release its first live album, entitled “Back Through the Liquid Mirror” on April 6th 2018, both in European and Chinese editions. The core concept of the album is about going back to the past of the band, while exploring new feelings. The energy of a live performance is recorded with the same high quality of a studio album, and maintains the power of a live show. ” Read more…

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ONIRISM reveal upcoming album details

ONIRISM - Falling Moon

French epic symphonic black metal band Onirism, the personal project of Antoine Guibert from Nantes, will release its new full-length album entitled “Falling Moon” on March 30, 2018 via Naturmacht Productions. After last year’s space ambient black metal EP “Sun”, Onirism continues its journey through dreams and dimensions with the “opposite” of our star, the Moon! “Falling Moon” carries some ambience, but the symphonic elements as the main character of the music are back. Read more…

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BEORN’S HALL second album soon to be released

BEORN'S HALL - Estuary

American pagan black metal duo Beorn’s Hall from Seabrook, New Hampshire returns with its new epic folk black metal opus entitled “Estuary“, due for release on February 24th, 2018 via the German label Naturmacht Productions. “Estuary” will be released on a 6-panel digipak CD edition and in a limited to 100 copies black 12″ LP (140g) with full colored labels in a black paper bag, including sleeve with full-color digital print on 270gsm stock, coated paper, Read more…

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