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NEBULA VII – Dawn of a New Era

NEBULA VII - Dawn of a New Era

Nebula VII is an experimental drone ambient band from Russia, the solo project of VII, who is also involved in other projects too, like Memories of the Past, D010259 and Static Messiah. Since 2010, Nebula VII have released countless full-length albums, EPs, singles, compilations and splits, most of them in very limited CD-r and tape editions. Their latest full-length album “Dawn of a New Era“, that was released in 2014 by the collaboration of Kadaath Records and Area Read more…

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FROZEN OCEAN – The Dyson Swarm

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Frozen Ocean is the personal project of Vaarwel from Moscow, Russia. The band was formed at the end of 2005 and has countless releases since then, including 9 full-length albums! The truth is that I had seen several of their albums around, but I never happened to actually listen to their music. Thankfully enough, Frozen Ocean’s 8th full-length album “The Dyson Swarm” was released on March 2014 via the German label Kristallblut Records, so I got it in Read more…

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SPECTRAL LORE / MARE COGNITUM – Sol

SPECTRAL LORE - MARE COGNITUM - Sol

Spectral Lore from Greece and Mare Cognitum from USA, have joined forces, creating a very special album, entitled “Sol“, a must for fans of cosmic atmospheric ambient black metal. “Sol” is far from the typical split albums, since the two bands cooperated, creating a concept album, with 3 long songs. The first track is by Mare Cognitum, with guest guitars by Ayloss of Spectral Lore, the second one by Spectral Lore with guest vocals by Jacob Read more…

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EISMOND – As We Hide the Moon

EISMOND - As We Hide the Moon

Austrian atmospheric space ambient blackened metal band Eismond has finally released its debut full-length album “As We Hide the Moon“. The band was formed in 2010 by Alex Wieser, who is also behind many other mostly ambient related projects, like Uruk-Hai, Hrossharsgrani, Elisabetha, Bonemachine, Hrefnesholt, Wach, Manwë and others. After some demos as a solo project, Jaron joined the band in guitars and vocals (the project was mostly instrumental before) and Eismond released their first album in 2013 Read more…

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EISMOND – Behind the Moon We Are Looking into the Distance

EISMOND - Behind the Moon We Are Looking into the Distance

Eismond is one of the many projects of Alexander Wieser from Austria. He is also the mastermind behind Uruk-Hai, Hrossharsgrani, Elisabetha, Bonemachine, Hrefnesholt, Wach, Manwë, among others! Eismond began in 2010 as a one man band and the same year released the demo tape “Demo 1“. On September 2012 they released this demo tape on CD remastered with some bonus tracks under the title “Behind the Moon We Are Looking into the Distance” via Kristallblut Records. Read more…

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ASTRAL SILENCE – Astral Journey

ASTRAL SILENCE – Astral Journey

Astral Silence is a new band coming from Switzerland. Quaoar is the only person behind this project and he formed them in 2008. In 2009 he released a split album with De Silence et d’Ombre and Aton and in 2010 the debut album “Astral Journey” was released by the Russian label Kunsthauch in a nice looking and somehow “luxurious” format.

As someone could guess from the band name and album title, Astral Silence play a mixture of ambient Read more…

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SPÜOLUS – Behind the Event Horizon

SPÜOLUS – Behind the Event Horizon

Spüolus is the new band of Szabo Void from Hungary, who was also behind the underground black metal band Thy Funeral that was put to rest after two demos. Spüolus’ only member sees this band as a mature continuation of Thy Funeral and at the same time as a new beginning. “Behind the Event Horizon” is the band’s debut album and it is released by the Russian label Kunsthauch.

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DARKSPACE – Darkspace III

DARKSPACE – Darkspace III

There are some bands that aren’t very well known and when you listen to their music you just can’t understand why they don’t get the “fame” they deserve! Darkspace come from the rather inexperienced in the metal scene Switzerland and they belong to these underestimated bands. Their black metal is simply amazing and very original, while their name fits perfectly the atmosphere they create.

Their thematology deals with outer space in its darkest and ugliest form and they combine ambient Read more…

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