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ZAKLON – Сымбалі Нязбытнага

ZAKLON - Symbali Nyazbytnaga

Zaklon return with their third full-length album “Сымбалі Нязбытнага“. This Belarusian band was formed in 1999 by Temnarod, who is their only member since then, composing and performing all instruments and vocals. After 4 demos the band released its debut full-length “Услед Змёрзламу Сонцу” in 2010. Next year “Шэпт Чорнага Лісьця” was out via Temnarod’s own label Forestland Productions and re-released by Gardarika Musikk in 2012. His newest work “Сымбалі Нязбытнага” was Read more…

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SCHATTENVALD – I / II / III

SCHATTENVALD - I-II-III

Schattenvald is an old German black metal band from Bavaria, formed back in 1998 as the personal project of Nachtsturm, who also plays bass on Cryptic Wintermoon. After 3 demos, “Winterland” and “Nachtvolk” in 2002 and “Dämmertage” in 2004, Schattenvald released their debut full-length album “I” in 2007. Few months later their second album “II” was out, in 2007 again. Next year they released their third work “III“. Read more…

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WALDSCHRAT – Nostalgie.Resonanz

WALDSCHRAT - Nostalgie Resonanz

Austrian pagan black metallers Waldschrat have finally released their debut album. The band was formed in 2009 by Sarolf, Eventyr and T.R. and the same year they released their demo “Der Alte Pfad“. In 2010 though, they lost interest in this project and decided to pause it. Luckily enough, Sarolf and Eventyr resurrected Waldschrat in 2012 and the band participated in the Burzum-tribute “Forsvunnet Filosofem”. After several line-up additions and changes, they started working on their Read more…

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VOLTUMNA – Damnatio Sacrorum

VOLTUMNA - Damnatio Sacrorum

A new black death metal band comes storming from Viterbo, Lazio of Central Italy. Voltumna were formed in 2009 with the intention to mix old school death metal with black metal, inspired lyrically by the local myths and history. In 2011 they self-released the 4-track EP “Chimera” and started touring around Italy, spreading their music. Next year they began recording their first full-length album “Damnatio Sacrorum” that was self-released on March 2013. The band signed a Read more…

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DARISAM – Dingir (EP)

DARISAM - Dingir

Darisam is new band from Ferrara in Italy, founded in the beginning of 2o12, with the intention to play straight blackened death metal, adding a Mediterranean Sumerian “twist” to their music. The band’s first songs were deeply influenced by bands like Behemoth, Nile and Melechesh. After the addition of Umberto Poncina in their line-up, they changed their sound, but they prefer to reveal their evolution in a future work! So, in the end of April 2013, Darisam decided to release Read more…

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ALERION – VIII Sanctvaires

ALERION - VIII Sanctvaires

Alerion is a French black metal band from Lorraine, with very little info about them, since there are not any official pages about them at all. They were formed in 2008 and apart from the 2-track demo tape “Loreina” in 2010, nothing else was released by them. Finally they signed to Le Crépuscule du Soir Productions and their debut full-length album “VIII Sanctvaires” was out on March 2013.

The band is deeply inspired by their homeland’s Read more…

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ZAKLON – Шэпт Чорнага Лісьця

ZAKLON - Whispers of Black Foliage

Belarusian one-man black metal band Zaklon is back with its second full-length album. Temnarod, who is behind other projects too, formed this band in 1999, but it was only 2010 when he released their debut album “Услед Змёрзламу Сонцу”. His second album was initially released in 2011 by his own label Forestland Productions, but in the end of 2012 Gardarika Musikk re-released it properly…

Услед Змёрзламу Сонцу” begins with a 6 minute ambient atmospheric intro, preparing Read more…

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STRYNN – Decadence

STRYNN - Decadence

A new French black metal band from Bordeaux has just released its debut full-length album. After the split-up of the band Black Storm, three of its members decided to form Strynn in 2011. The band consists of Anadrark in guitars & vocals, Dwimorberg in guitars & vocals too and Obscurisis in drums. On April 2012 they released their first work, a split album with Galvauder (experimental black metal from France) limited to only 100 copies. One year later, on April Read more…

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