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DRACHENFEUER unveil debut album details

DRACHENFEUER - Realm of Light

Drachenfeuer is epic Tolkien ambient / cinematic dungeon synth, founded by Jim Kirkwood and Alexander Wieser back in 2007. Both artists have been writing music since the 80’s from black metal to Gothic, ambient and more… Drachenfeuer have released 2 tracks on both volumes of the mighty “The First Ring” compilation so far (2007 & 2013) and in 2009 they recorded their debut album “Realm of Light”. 7 years it was lost in the vaults, until Read more…

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VARANG NORD released new EP

VARANG NORD - Call of Battle

Viking folk metal band Varang Nord from Daugavpils, Latvia has just released a new 3-track EP, entitled “Call of Battle“. It is a digital-only EP, available in the band’s official Bandcamp page and it is actually a sample of their upcoming full-length album that will be released in 2017. The song “Ziemeļvīri / Northmen” was recorded together with the mighty Latgalian warrior Alvis Bernāns, who is also a part of Green Novice and Skyforger. You can Read more…

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ATLAS PAIN reveal upcoming debut details

ATLAS PAIN - What the Oak Left

Epic folk metallers Atlas Pain from Milan, Italy have signed a deal with Scarlet Records for the release of their debut full-length album “What the Oak Left“. Combining elements of extreme, pagan, folk and symphonic metal with a cinematic approach, the band is able to handle a multitude of musical genres, yet maintaining a very personal touch that makes them stand out in today’s crowded music scene. “What the Oak Left” has been recorded at Media Read more…

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EMPYREAN THRONE unveil upcoming debut details


From the whispering shadows, the Chaos Gnostic order of Empyrean Throne has reawakened once again. This time the American symphonic black metal band from Lake Forest, California returns with its first full length record “Chaosborne“, scheduled for release on January 24th, 2017. A tyrannic offering of symphonic black metal malice, “Chaosborne” is a monolith to the potential of Empyrean Throne and a testament to the shear force of auditory punishment the band is capable of harnessing, Read more…

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ITHILIEN unveil upcoming album details

ITHILIEN - Shaping the Soul

Belgian folkcore metallers Ithilien have signed with the Italian label WormHoleDeath to release their upcoming second full-length album, called “Shaping the Soul“. The digital release of the album is set for the 17th of February 2017 (WormHoleDeath / The Orchard), while the physical release dates are February 17th 2017 for E.U. (Aural Music Group) and March 17th 2017 for USA (Wormholedeath USA). Japan release date (Wormholedeath Japan / Tower Records Japan) isn’t announced yet. Ithilien have already released Read more…

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СМУТА released new single

SMUTA - Smuta

Russian folk pagan metal band Смута (Smuta) has recently released a new single, which is self-titled to the band’s name “Смута“! A video for the song has been already shot; it is being edited right now and will be published soon. The band members were repeatedly asked about the name of the group and its meaning to them. They think this song is the answer to these questions and reveals their relationship to the very idea of “cмута”, Read more…

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LORN reveal upcoming album details

LORN - Arrayed Claws

Two years after the revelatory “Subconscious Metamorphosis” album, Italian black metallers Lorn are back with “Arrayed Claws”, probably their more psychotic and violent work to date. The album features 5 tracks that perfectly exemplify Lorn’s evolutionary path within the black metal field. It will be out on  February 3rd, 2017 via I, Voidhanger Records as a jewel box CD with a 8-page full color booklet complete with lyrics, limited to 300 copies. As it was with Read more…

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THE FLIGHT OF SLEIPNIR reveil upcoming album details


American metallers The Flight of Sleipnir  are are very pleased to announce that their new album titled “Skadi” will be released on January 20th, 2017 through Eisenwald Records. Following on the heels of the 2014 album “V”, the 6th full length “Skadi” shows the Colorado individualists more focused and settled. Taking inspiration from earlier recordings, which work as the creative drive, they forge their trademark sounds ahead once again in Nordic spiked splendour wrapped Read more…

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