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AMIENSUS – Restoration

AMIENSUS - Restoration

Amiensus is a new atmospheric progressive black metal bad from Minnesota USA. They were founded in 2010 by members of various other bands (The Last, Minos, Dread Veil) taking their name from the Amiens Cathedral located in France! The same year they released the EP “The Last EP“, covering mostly songs written by members of The Last. The band’s debut full-length album “Restoration” was initially released digitally on Bandcamp, later on tape limited to 30 copies, Read more…

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VALLENDUSK – Black Clouds Gathering

VALLENDUSK - Black Clouds Gathering

Black Clouds Gathering” is the first full-length album of the Indonesian atmospheric black metal band Vallendusk from Jakarta. The band was formed in 2011 and they soon released the 3-track EP “Vallendusk” via the Chinese label Pest Production. The EP got great feedback, thanks to the band’s mature, melodic and well produced sound. One year later, in the spring of 2013, Vallendusk returned with their debut full-length album “Black Clouds Gathering“, released by the 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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EKOVE EFRITS – Nowhere

EKOVE EFRITS - Nowhere

Saman N and his atmospheric experimental black metal project Ekove Efrits is back with his newest masterpiece, the fourth full-length album “Nowhere“. This Iranian one man band from Tehran was formed back in 2001 and its first works were rooted in depressive black metal. The band has experimented a lot since its creation, something obvious in their debut album “Suicidal Rebirth” from 2008. The electronic / classical / trip-hop album “Hypermnesia” in 2010 opened Read more…

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CHERNYE OZERA – Хандра

CHERNYE OZERA - Khandra

Russian atmospheric black metal band Чёрные Озёра (Chernye Ozera = Black Lakes) has just released its newest work “Хандра“, which means “Blue“. The band was formed in 2008 and had many releases all these years, including 5 full-length albums, most of them in CD-R editions, 2 EPs and 3 split albums. In its first works the band had a more underground raw pagan black metal approach in their music. “Хандра” is the sixth full-length Read more…

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WITCHER – Boszorkánytánc

WITCHER - Witchdance

WitcheR is a new atmospheric melodic black metal band from Hungary. They were formed in 2010, when Roland Neubauer (vocals, guitars, drum programming) and Karola Gere (keyboards) decided to join forces. They are the only band members since then and they have released several demos, many of which were re-released in various formats, an EP in 2012, as well as 2 split albums in 2012. Their second demo “Boszorkánytánc” was released in 2011 on tape and in 2012 Read more…

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ELDERWIND – Волшебство Живой Природы

ELDERWIND - The Magic of Nature

An enchanting masterpiece of atmospheric black metal comes from this new Russian band. Elderwind were formed in 2009 by Vyacheslav (music, all instruments) from Yekaterinburg, on the border of Europe and Asia. Soon two more members, Alexandr (vocals) and Andrey (drums), joined him and as a trio the band worked on its debut full-length “Волшебство Живой Природы – The Magic of Nature“. The album was released at the end of 2012 by Deleting Soul Records, a Nihil Art Read more…

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RAUHNÅCHT – Waldeinsamkeit (EP)

RAUHNACHT - Waldeinsamkeit

Austrian Alpine black metal band Rauhnåcht from Untersberg, the personal project of Stefan Traunmüller, will soon release its second full-length work “Urzeitgeist“. In the end of 2012 the band released a wonderful EP entitled “Waldeinsamkeit“, an album that was actually composed between 2003 and 2009, before the “official” creation of the band in 2010. In the end of 2010 Rauhnåcht released their debut album “Vorweltschweigen” and in 2012 the split EP “Zur Ew’gen Read more…

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