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CREPUSCLE – Draconian Winter

CREPUSCLE - Draconian Winter

American epic melodic death metallers Crepuscle from Redwood City, California have recently released their debut full-length album. The band was formed in 2006 under the name Draconian Winter and released the demo EP “Silent Reverie” in 2007. After several line-up changes and music experimentation, they decided to give a new name to the project, thus Crepuscle was born. They began recording their debut album since 2010 and they managed to self-release it only four years later, in August Read more…

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TWILIGHTFALL – The Energy of Soul

TWILIGHTFALL - The Energy of Soul

Twilightfall is a new Ukrainian metal band from Kharkov, formed in 2010 and “The Energy of Soul” is their debut full-length album and their only release so far. And while the band is relatively new, its founder Wortherax is one of the veterans of the Ukrainian metal scene. Back in 1993 he was guitarist of Suppuration, the death metal band that later evolved to Nokturnal Mortum. He was one of the starting members of Nokturnal Mortum and participated Read more…

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ADOR DORATH – The Very Essence of Fire

ADOR DORATH - The Very Essence of Fire

Czech symphonic black metallers Ador Dorath from Český Těšín are back with their new album, entitled “The Very Essence of Fire“. It is the 4th full-length album for the band, coming 6 years after their previous masterpiece “Bestiari” from 2008. Ador Dorath were formed back in 1997 and after several line-up changes they released the very promising debut “Adon Nin Edeleth Ador Dorath” in 2002. Their second album “Symbols” was out in Read more…

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ABINCHOVA – Wegweiser

ABINCHOVA - Wegweiser

Wegweiser” is the second full-length album of the Lucerne-based folk metal band Abinchova. Even if the first seeds date back in 2005, this Swiss band was officially formed in 2009, the same year that released its first EP “Hörensagen”. In 2011 Abinchova self-released their debut full-length album “Versteckte Pfade”, taking things in a much more professional level. In 2012 the 7″ single “Handgeschrieben” was out, once again self-released. For this new album, Read more…

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MONGOL – Chosen by Tengri

MONGOL - Chosen by Tengri

Canadian folk metallers Mongol from Devon, Alberta are back with their second full-length album “Chosen by Tengri“. The band was formed in 2009 and despite their irrelevant origin, their music and concept is dedicated to the ancient nomadic empire of Mongolia! In 2012 they self-released their debut full-length album “The Altan Urug” leaving many promises for the future. Now, 2 years later, in July 2014, they return with a much more professional and multidimensional album!           Read more…

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CEREVISIA – Trails of a Walker

CEREVISIA - Trails of a Walker

Cerevisia is a new epic pagan metal band from Marseille, France that recently released its debut full-length album “Trails of a Walker“. Formed in late 2010, the band changed its line-up and music style many times, until the beginning of 2012, when things became more “stable”. After various gigs, Cerevisia started working on their first album in 2013 and finally released it on May 2nd 2014 via Send the Wood Music.         Read more…

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FENRIS – Across the Darkened Skies

FENRIS - Across the Darkened Skies

Fenris is a new melodic folk black death metal band from Texas, USA that has just released its first work. The band was formed in 2013, motivated by the desire to combine elements of pagan folk music with epic heavy “extreme” metal and bring their music “to all the land and seven seas“. Pretty soon, without any demo, Fenris recorded their debut full-length “Across the Darkened Skies“, which was self released on March 5th, 2014. It Read more…

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SHTACK – Shtack

SHTACK - Shtack

Shtack is a new Dutch pirate metal band from Reuver that recently released its first work. They were formed in 2008 by Bram and Thimo and were soon joined by Tom. All three of them were members of the melodic death metal band Stygian Sun, who just wanted a new project to express some different ideas and play what they call “thick, fat, heavy pirate metal”. Schtack finally recorded their first full-length album “Shtack“, which was self-released in Read more…

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