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ARKONA upcoming album news and tour dates

ARKONA - Khram

Russia’s leading pagan folk metal band Аркона (Arkona) has unveiled the first details of their upcoming eighth studio album “Храм“, set to be released on January 19th 2018 via Napalm Records! Храм (khram), is the Russian word for temple. A Храм is a temple shrouded in natural mysticism slumbering behind nocturnal treetops, yet open to everyone. The sincerity and depth that binds all five band members together resonates in the sumptuously dark cover artwork and leading lady Masha’s Read more…

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SUMMONING reveal upcoming album details

SUMMONING - With Doom We Come

Austrian legendary epic atmospheric Tolkien black metallers Summoning have revealed the first details of their upcoming 8th full-length album “With Doom We Come“, scheduled for release on January 5th, 2018 via Napalm Records. Ever since the release of their debut album “Lugburz” in 1995, Summoning have proven themselves to be the true guardians of Middle Earth! What started out as a project deeply rooted in traditional black metal took an epic turn in the following years Read more…

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CLAIM THE THRONE released new album

CLAIM THE THRONE - On Desolate Plains

Australia’s Claim the Throne have just released their epic fourth full-length album “On Desolate Plains“. Ripping apart folk metal with a merciless assault, finally a band is delivering an extreme take on melodies that fans of pagan and melodeath alike have been raging for. An epic slab of heavy folk-influenced melodic death metal that sees the band at the peak of their 10 year raid. The killer artwork design is by Michael Salas, capturing a journey of desolation Read more…

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GRAI unveil upcoming album details

GRAI - Ashes

Russian pagan folk metallers Грай (Grai) from Tatarstan will release their 4th full-length album “Ashes” on December 1st, 2017 via Noizgate Records on CD, LP and in digital format. In eleven brand new songs, the folk metal sextet from the Republic of Tartary in the east of Russia is combining classic metal elements like heavy e-guitar riffing, massive drums and harsh growls with traditional, folkloristic instruments and melodies and clear, polyphonic female vocals. The Russian lyrics deal with Read more…

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OVNEV reveal upcoming album details

OVNEV - Incalescence

American atmospheric black metal band Ovnev from Spring, Texas will release its second full-length album “Incalescence” via Naturmacht Productions on November 25, 2017. Ovnev is the personal project of ‘West’, who aims to channel the essence of the wilderness, heavily inspired by the scenic regions of rural America and harsh environments of the north. The band released a demo in 2015 and its debut full-length album “Cycle of Survival” in 2016. “Incalescence” is an Read more…

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PLEMЯ unveil upcoming debut album details and teaser

PLEMYA - Enuma Elis

Belarusian experimental ethno tribal metal band Plemя (Plemya) from Minsk will release its debut full-length album “Enūma Eliš” on November 1st, 2017 via SoundAge Productions. The album’s mixing and mastering was performed by Jaroslav Yukhnevich and it will be out both in jewel-case edition CD and digipak CD. Plemя have just revealed the official album teaser that you can watch below and get a first taste of what’s to come. Cover artwork and album tracklist are also unveiled. Read more…

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INCURSED released new album and new EP

INCURSED - Amalur + The Slavic Covenant

In 2014 Incursed delighted the fans of melodic emphasized epic Viking metal with their acclaimed album “Elderslied“. Now the Basque masters return with a remarkably fine EP “The Slavic Covenant” and a nutritious full-length album “Amalur“, whereby the typical style of the playful band can be optimally represented. Officially, “The Slavic Covenant” was released on July 31, 2017. This EP serves as a harbinger for the new studio album “Amalur“, Read more…

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KAWIR reveal upcoming album details and official lyric video

KAWIR - Exilasmos

Greek pagan black metallers Kawir will release their highly anticipated seventh full-length album, entitled “Exilasmos” on November 3rd, 2017 via Iron Bonehead Productions. “Exilasmos” will be available  in all 3 formats, CD, LP and tape. The band has revealed a lyric video for the new track “Orestes“, that you can watch below, as well as a special promo video for “Agamemnon“, also from the new album. Since 1993, Kawir have been one Read more…

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