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TIVAZ – Under Nordic Stars

TIVAZ - Under Nordic Stars

Tivaz is a dark ambient / atmospheric epic black metal project from Moscow, Russia. There is not much info about the band’s bio or line-up, but they have already released 3 full-length albums since 2010. “Under Nordic Stars” is the second full-length album for Tivaz and it is also their first work ever that came out in physical format. It was released in CD edition via the American label Razed Soul Productions in July 2014. In May 2015 Read more…

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FROZEN OCEAN – Trollvinter

FROZEN OCEAN - Trollvinter

The 6th full-length album of Frozen Ocean, entitled “Trollvinter“, was released on the beginning of 2013. It’s not the latest work of this project though, since 3 more full-length albums and one split EP were released afterwards. This quite unusual band is the solo project of Vaarwel from Moscow, Russia, who is constantly experimenting with various music styles since 2005, when he released his first demo. This particular album though is one of its kind even for Frozen Read more…

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DEMENTIA AD VITAM – L’Éloge de l’Origine

DEMENTIA AD VITAM - L'Eloge de l'Origine

Dementia ad Vitam is a very interesting neoclassical neofolk ambient project from France that recently released its third full-length album “L’Éloge de l’Origine“. Dementia ad Vitam introduced themselves in 2008 with the album “Spirit of the Trees“, a Neoclassical darkwave work, released via Occultum Productions. In 2010 the band released its second album “De Gaïa, le Poison…“, a work where they added a few atmospheric black metal elements in their sound. This album was Read more…

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ATHERIA – Echo from Another Kingdom & Spectral Regression

ATHERIA - Echo from another Kingdom & Spectral Regression

Atheria is a new Greek ambient depressive black metal band, the personal project of Phosphorus, who previously was behind the black metal band Fullmoon Mist. He has also the dark ambient / darkwave project In Oceanic Slumber. After the split-up of Fullmoon Mist, he formed Atheria in 2011 and released two EPs, “Echo from Another Kingdom” in 2012 and “Spectral Regression” in 2013. In November 2013 both of them were re-released in one compilation CD through Read more…

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SPECTRAL LORE – III

SPECTRAL LORE - III

Ambient atmospheric experimental black metal band Spectral Lore from Athens, Greece has just released its new masterpiece entitled “III“. Spectral Lore were formed in 2005 by their sole member Ayloss. The band self-released its first 2 full-length albums, “I” in 2006 and “II” in 2007, both in special handmade editions, revealing great attention to detail! Since 2008 Ayloss is working on “III“, an album that took him so much, because he wanted Read more…

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DEMAIN, WENDIGO – Projections

DEMAIN, WENDIGO - Projections

Demain, Wendigo is a new project from Canada, formed in 2013 by David Verret aka Bardunor (Hiverna, Monarque, Csejthe, Crèpuscule) and Vincent Marceau. This mainly acoustic project was forged with the intention to create epic folk music speaking about local myths and legends. On January 27th, 2014 the band self-released its debut full-length album “Projections“, both digitally and in physical CD via Bardunor’s own label Oaken Forge.                      Read more…

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APOCYNTHION – Sidereus Nuncius

APOCYNTHION - Sidereus Nuncius

Apocynthion is an amazing new atmospheric post black metal band from Madrid, Spain that only recently released its first work. The band was formed in 2010 and took its name from the astronomic term “apocynthion”, which describes the point in a satellite’s lunar orbit that is farthest from the moon. They had released only the digital single “Correlations” in March 2012, before they finally sign to the Chinese label Pest Productions and release their debut full-length album “ Read more…

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STELLAR DESCENT – Accretion

STELLAR DESCENT - Accretion

Stellar Descent is a new one man Cascadian black metal band from Oregon USA. This project was formed in 2010 by A, who composes and plays everything, with the aim to create atmospheric, depressive, folkish black metal. Stellar Descent has self-released several demo albums so far in CD-r or tape editions, most of them including one huge instrumental song. “Accretion” was the band’s first work with lyrics, originally released by Eternal Warfare on tape in 2012. The Chinese Read more…

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