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LOCUS NEMINIS – Weltenwanderung

LOCUS NEMINIS - Weltanwanderung

Locus Neminis is a new Austrian extreme metal band from Traun and their name translates from Latin to “No Man’s Land”. They were formed in 2008 and after the completion of their line-up they released the 5 song demo “Endlos” in 2010. Soon they started working for their first official release and finally in 2012 their debut full-length album “Weltenwanderung” was complete and self-released.

The band started as a symphonic black metal act and its roots Read more…

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ANIMA SEMENTIS – Interitum (EP)

ANIMA SEMENTIS - Interitum

Anima Sementis is a German symphonic black death metal band from Erlangen, Bavaria. They were formed in 2006 and in 2008 they recorded and self-released their debut full-length album “Sermon of Lies“. Now, 5 years later, they return with a brand new 3-track EP, entitled “Interitum“, while they are still working on the next full-length album.

The EP contains 3 songs and lasts only for 15 minutes, but it’s more than enough to present the band’s Read more…

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SEDUCE THE HEAVEN – Field of Dreams

SEDUCE THE HEAVEN - Field of Dreams

I’ll start this review by saying that this is probably one of the best debut albums I’ve heard the last years. Seduce The Heaven come from Greece and were formed back in 2009 by guitarist Alex Fouros (former Fragile Vastness) and “Field of Dreams” is their debut album. I was very anxious to hear this album, because their first video “Illusive Light” that was released early in 2012 left me with great expectations about the things Read more…

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DREAMSHADE – The Gift of Life

DREAMSHADE - The Gift of Life

When an album has a very strong opener song, then you know that it will be good. That’s the feeling that I got when I listened to “Photographs“, the first song of Dreamshade’s new album. The band comes from Switzerland and this is their second album after 2011 “What Silence Hides“. I haven’t heard their debut album, so I didn’t know what to expect from them, and I must say I am amazed.

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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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WALLACHIA – Shunya

WALLACHIA - Shunya

After their impressive comeback with “Ceremony of Ascension” in 2009, Wallachia return with their third full-length album. This Norwegian band was formed in 1995 by Lars Stavdal as his personal project. In the early years Lars played almost everything and his music was underground symphonic black metal. Since the previous work though, the band took a mainstream turn and in 2012, with a complete recording line-up, they offer us their most professional work so far, entitled “Shunya Read more…

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HERO’S FATE – Human Tides: Black Light Inception

HERO'S FATE - Human Tides Black Light Inception

After two mini EPs, “Avenging the Lost” in 2009 and “Among Red Leaves” in 2011, the time has come for Hero’s Fate to release their first full-length album, entitled “Human Tides: Black Light Inception“. Hero’s Fate is a relatively new band from Germany, and they play mid-tempo melodic death metal. And the truth is: they do it very well. All of the 12 songs of the album are full of warm melodies and catchy Read more…

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DARK AMBITION – Gallows of Empire

DARK AMBITION - Gallows of Empire

Dark Ambition is a melodic progressive black death metal band from South Korea. They’ve been around since 2002 and their first work was the EP “Crimson Temptation” from 2003 released via Jusin Productions. In 2007 the band’s debut full-length album “Tears of Daewongoon” was out, this time by Rock Space Korea and Dream On Records. 5 years later, on July 2012, Dark Ambition return with their second album “Gallows of Empire“.

Dark Ambition is Read more…

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