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RED DESCENDING – Kingdoms

RED DESCENDING - Kingdoms

Red Descending is a melodic death metal band from Perth, Australia. They were formed in 2003 and  they released a demo and a DVD in 2004! Their debut full-length album “Where Dreams Come to Die” came out 4 years later in 2008, receiving great feedback. With the addition of Cabba on guitars (also on Claim the Throne as Baronaxe) the band got a more melodic sound and on August 2011 they released their second album “Kingdoms“. Read more…

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CLAIM THE THRONE – Triumph and Beyond

CLAIM THE THRONE - Triumph and Beyond

Claim the Throne is an Australian epic folk death metal band from Perth. They were formed in 2005 and in 2008 their debut album “Only the Brave Return” was out. Next year they signed to Prime Cuts Music and released the EP “Aletales” (miniCD + DVD). In 2010 their second full-length album “Triumph and Beyond” was out again via Prime Cuts Music and finally I got it in my hands.

If you have listened Read more…

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HEIDRA – Sworn to Vengeance (EP)

HEIDRA - Sworn to Vengeance

Heidra is a Danish epic black death metal band that was formed in 2006 in Copenhagen. Since their first steps they had a melodic, almost symphonic, approach in their music and it was 2008 when they self-released their first demo “The Saga“. In 2009 they recorded their second demo “Northern Tales“, but it was released in 2011. In the beginning of 2012 they started recording their debut EP, first time in a professional studio and in Read more…

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MYTHOLOGICAL COLD TOWERS – Immemorial

MYTHOLOGICAL COLD TOWERS – Immemorial

Mythological Cold Towers is a quite old band in the epic doom metal scene of Brazil. They were formed in 1994 and two years later they released their debut “Sphere of Nebaddon (The Dawn of a Dying Tyffereth)”, a dark doom / atmospheric death metal album. In 2000 they released their second work “Remoti Meridiani Hymni (Towards the Magnificent Realm of the Sun)”, with a different sound and some folk elements in their music. In 2005 Read more…

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ABINCHOVA – Versteckte Pfade

ABINCHOVA – Versteckte Pfade

Abinchova is a new Swiss band from Lucerne formed in 2005. Since 2008 they have a complete line-up consisting of 7 members. In 2009 they released a demo EP “Hörensagen” that I soon got in my hands. Its very interesting package raised my expectations, but the music, even if it was good, it suffered a lot from bad production and mediocre vocals. In March 2011 the band felt ready to make the big step and release its debut Read more…

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TARABAS – Das Neue Land

TARABAS – Das Neue Land

The second album of this German pagan black / death metal band is out. Tarabas were formed in 2004 and in 2007 they released their debut album “Aus Alter Zeit” with the German label Trollzorn. Three years later they return with a new full-length album “Das Neue Land” again by Trollzorn, offering their fans 75 minutes of music!

Tarabas is a band that plays typical melodic pagan metal, with an epic black / death metal approach Read more…

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WOLFCHANT – Determined Damnation

WOLFCHANT – Determined Damnation

The time for the third album from the German pagan black / death metallers Wolfchant has come. The band was formed in 2003 and after 2 self-released demos they signed to CCP where they released their first 2 albums “Bloody Tales of Disgraced Lands” in 2005 and “A Pagan Storm” in 2007. Now they signed in a much bigger label, Massacre Records and their new work is available.

I like very much this genre, but I have to admit that Read more…

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OBSCURITY – Várar

OBSCURITY – Várar

The fourth full-length work from this German epic black metal band will be out on 06 of March. After their debut “Bergish Land” in 2000, in 2003 they returned with “Thurisaz” via Twilight and in 2007 they signed in Massacre to release their third album “Schlachten & Legenden”. It was obvious that the band tried to get a better distribution and get out of the “underground” territories. Let’s see if this fourth album can make it.

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