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VALKNACHT – Le Sacrifice d’Ymir

VALKNACHT - Le Sacrifice d'Ymir

Pagan black metallers Valknacht from Québec of Canada are back with their new full-length album, 3 years after the amazing “Chants de Guerre“. The band was formed in 2005 by Thorleïf, driven by the desire to express his passion of history through music. Until the summer of 2008 he gathered a complete line-up and next year the band released the demo “When the Might of the Storm Becomes Mine” by the label Les Productions Hérétiques. In 2011 Read more…

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ERED WETHRIN – Tides of War

ERED WETHRIN - Tides of War

American epic atmospheric black metal band Ered Wethrin, the solo project of Sven Smith from Salt Lake City of Utah, has just released its debut full-length album “Tides of War“. Sven formed the band back in 2004, but he never released anything with Ered Wethrin all these years. He managed though to gain the attention of the German label Northern Silence Productions, who signed the band. Finally, their first full-length album was out on February 14th 2014, containing Read more…

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GOTLAND – Gloria et Morte

GOTLAND - Gloria et Morte

Italian epic pagan black metal band Gotland from Torino, has just released its debut full-length album. The band was formed in 2007 and one year later they released their first EP “Gotland“. In 2010 they self released their second EP, entitled “Behind the Horizon“. Since their beginning, Gotland have undergone numerous line-up changes, something that has affected their sound. Finally, on February 15th 2014, they self-released their ambitious first full-length album “Gloria et Morte“.               Read more…

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PRIMALFROST – Prosperous Visions

PRIMALFROST - Prosperous Visions

Canadian epic metal band Primalfrost from Toronto has just released its debut full-length album “Prosperous Visions“. Primalfrost was born in early 2012 as the personal project of Dean Paul Arnold, who composes and plays everything in the band. In September 2012 the band self-released the debut 5-track EP “Chapters of Time“, a 30-minutes long EP. Primalfrost signed to the Canadian label Maple Metal Records, who finally released the first full-length album of the band in early 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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PERPETUAL DAWN – Pale Blue Skies… (EP)

PERPETUAL DAWN - Pale Blue Skies

Perpetual Dawn is a new melodic blackened metal band from Adelaide, South Australia, the personal project of Daniel Kuzmanovski. He formed the band in 2009, the same year that he released his first demo “…And Become, the Essence of Night“. Since 2010 Perpetual Dawn is working on its debut EP “Pale Blue Skies…“, whose recording finished in mid 2013. Finally the album was released in the end of 2013 via Australore Recordings.        Read more…

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HAGBARD – Rise of the Sea King

HAGBARD - Rise of the Sea King

Hagbard is a new Brazilian epic folk metal band from Juiz de Fora that has recently released its debut full-length album “Rise of the Sea King“. The band was formed in 2010 and in 2011 their demo EP “Warrior’s Legacy” was out. They grew in popularity in their local scene and soon started working on their full-length. Before its release though, Hagbard published the 2-track single “Lost in the Highlands” as an appetizer for Read more…

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ITHILIEN – From Ashes to the Frozen Land

ITHILIEN - From Ashes to the Frozen Land

Ithilien is a Belgian epic folk black death metal band from Walloon Brabant. They were formed in 2005 by Pierre Cherelle (vocals, guitars) and it took him 6 years and hard work to gather a more stable line-up. In 2011 the band released its debut EP “Tribute to the Fallen” and after some final line-up changes they started their live performances, becoming very active in 2013. Finally, on December 9th 2013, Ithilien released their first full-length album “ Read more…

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