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SVARTBY released Christmas Special EP

SVARTBY - Festa Hart

While composing and preparing their new album, Russian svartcore brutal folk metallers Svartby from Saint-Petersburg have decided to get you a Svartcore Christmas Special set of covers! On December 24th, 2017 they released “Festa Hårt“, a short EP, including 4 Christmas themed tracks. “Festa Hårt” is a digital-only album, available for free download in Svartby’s official Bandcamp page. The EP was recorded, mixed and mastered by Alexey Bolotov between November and December 2017 and the artwork Read more…

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KHORAJA released debut EP

KHORAJA - Echoes of Thunder Beneath the Waves

Greek atmospheric melodic black metalles Khoraja from Thessaloniki, have just released their debut EP “Echoes of Thunder, Beneath the Waves“. It is a 4-track EP with a total duration a little over 16 minutes, available digitally in the band’s official Bandcamp page. Khoraja were formed in 2017, by the main members Thomas (guitars, music, lyrics) and Leonidas (bass, also on Deuteronomy, Carthage). Khoraja’s influences come from a wide range of black metal genres, mainly from the atmospheric and Read more…

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ALNE released new EP

ALNE - Opowiesci Krotszych Dni

Polish dark experimental folk metallers Alne have recently released their new work, a digital only 3-track EP entitled “Opowieści Krótszych Dni“. The ancient Gods of Alne’s homeland, feasts, folk demonology, customs, rites and chants collected by ethnographers are always an endless source of inspiration for their music. This time, the lyrics form a triptych devoted to “the dark side of the year” – autumn and winter time. Two of the songs are based on poems written by Teofil Read more…

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“Эффект Бабочки 2″ split album will soon be released

BUTTERFLY EFFECT 2

On December 16th 2017, SoundAge Productions will release the second part of “Эффект Бабочки” a very interesting “split” album for fans of Russian pagan metal masters Butterfly Temple. The first part was released by the same label again, back in 2009. Entitled “Эффект Бабочки 2 – Своя Земля” (Butterfly Effect 2 – Our Land) this album is a real Living Tree of various projects, rooted in the history of the remarkable, original Butterfly Temple. Some members Read more…

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ALESTORM unveil details for re-release of debut album

ALESTORM - Captain Morgan's Revenge - 10th Anniversary Edition

Back in 2008, Alestorm were mere newcomers and beginners – and yet they created a modern metal classic and a completely new sub-genre. “Captain Morgan’s Revenge” marks the birth of pirate metal as we know it today and turned a couple of young Scotsmen into one of the hottest bands the modern metal scene has to offer! Ten years later and sold-out shows all over the world, their boozy debut gets its well-deserved anniversary treatment and will be Read more…

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HEIDEVOLK unveil upcoming album details

HEIDEVOLK - Vuur van Verzet

Dutch pagan folk metallers Heidevolk from Arnhem will release their 6th full-length album “Vuur van Verzet” on January 12th, 2018 via Napalm Records. Heidevolk are the pagan metal brotherhood. These Dutchmen hold up the flag for intelligent and perfectly balanced pagan folk metal like no other. Marvelous riff power, bombastic ensembles and folkloric tunes make up the amazing album that is “Vuur van Verzet”. Brave chants bring to mind wolf-like bands of warriors, while songs like Read more…

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RUMAHOY reveal upcoming debut album details

RUMAHOY - The Triumph of Piracy

Scottish pirate metallers Rumahoy have unveiled the first details of their upcoming album, including title, track listing, available formats, pre-orders and YARRRR! Their first full-length studio album is entitled “The Triumph of Piracy” and will be released on February 9th 2018 via Napalm Records! Bustling pagan metal riffing mixed with exotic ancient instrumentation. Beware of dancing peg legs when Captain Yarrface asks for a fervent “Forest Party” and hook into each other and sway to and Read more…

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HILDR VALKYRIE unveil upcoming album details

HILDR VALKYRIE - Revealing the Heathen Sun

Hildr Valkyrie, the one-woman heathen metal band from Athens, Greece will release its second full-length album “Revealing the Heathen Sun“on November 3rd, 2017. The band has unveiled the cover artwork made by SET Inside (Russia) and its new logo made by Bob Gys from Belgium! “Revealing the Heathen Sun” has been reamped-mixed and mastered at WSL-Studio (France) and it will be released by the Russian label Stygian Crypt Productions. The upcoming album will be out 9 Read more…

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