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ERED WETHRIN – Tides of War

ERED WETHRIN - Tides of War

American epic atmospheric black metal band Ered Wethrin, the solo project of Sven Smith from Salt Lake City of Utah, has just released its debut full-length album “Tides of War“. Sven formed the band back in 2004, but he never released anything with Ered Wethrin all these years. He managed though to gain the attention of the German label Northern Silence Productions, who signed the band. Finally, their first full-length album was out on February 14th 2014, containing Read more…

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CALADAN BROOD – Echoes of Battle

CALADAN BROOD - Echoes of Battle

Epic atmospheric black metal of highest quality is what this new American band has to offer in its debut album “Echoes of Battle“. Caladan Brood come from Salt Lake City in Utah and they were formed in 2008 by Shield Anvil and Mortal Sword, who are the band’s only members. Luckily enough, the German label Northern Silence Records believed in them, so their brilliant debut full-length album was properly released on 15th of February 2013.

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DIAMOND EYED PRINCESS – Korlgueläal

DIAMOND EYED PRINCESS – Korlgueläal

Some of you may remember the band with this unusual name from their debut album “Pagan Rite” back in 2001. Actually it was the first and only album of this French band that was formed in 1997. Back then they offered us a very good release of underground folk black metal with a very medieval touch. They used a lot of traditional instruments and they had many instrumental folk parts. Nine years later they finally release their new Read more…

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KERBENOK – O

KERBENOK – O

This is the first full-length album by Kerbenok, a remarkable new band from Germany that was formed back in 2000. After their decent mini CD “Der Erde Entwachsen (Gewollte Wunden)” in 2007 that was re-released in 2008 by Northern Silence, they return with a quality pagan black metal album, a real hidden gem!

Behind Kerbenok are Stefan and Christopher, accompanied by many session members in “O”. They composed a long album (lasting more than 71 mins) with very ambitious Read more…

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MÖRKER – Höstmakter

MÖRKER – Höstmakter

After their debut EP “Den Sista Utfärden” in 2005 playing pagan black metal in the vein of Dimmu Borgir’s first works and their first full-length “Skuggornas Rike” in 2006, where they had a more personal sound, Mörker (Darkness in English) return with their new album “Höstmakter”.

Their sound of this Swedish band has evolved a lot compared to their previous works. They are still in the general category of pagan black metal, but there are many differences. Their music Read more…

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