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TIVAZ – Under Nordic Stars

TIVAZ - Under Nordic Stars

Tivaz is a dark ambient / atmospheric epic black metal project from Moscow, Russia. There is not much info about the band’s bio or line-up, but they have already released 3 full-length albums since 2010. “Under Nordic Stars” is the second full-length album for Tivaz and it is also their first work ever that came out in physical format. It was released in CD edition via the American label Razed Soul Productions in July 2014. In May 2015 Read more…

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MEDIEVAL WINTER NIGHTS – Eternal Thoughts of a Mad Shadowed Soul

MEDIEVAL WINTER NIGHTS - Eternal Thoughts of a Mad Shadowed Soul

Medieval Winter Nights is one of these bands that I randomly fell upon, while surfing on the net. There was something unusual in their artwork, album title and origin that intrigued me and soon I got their CD in my hands. The band comes from the beautiful city of Valparaíso, a major seaport and the cultural capital of Chile. Medieval Winter Nights were formed in 2008 by Nocturn and Magnum Tenebrosum, who shared the same passion for black metal and Read more…

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ASTRAL ROOT – Voices from the Void

ASTRAL ROOT - Voices from the Void

Voices from the Void” is the debut album from the new Chilean atmospheric doom black metal band Astral Root. Nikolas “Deatheory” E. (vocals, guitars, lyrics) and Rodolfo E. (bass, keyboards, drums) from Antofagasta are their only members. They formed Astral Root probably in 2012, but there is not much info about the band’s bio. They signed a deal with the American label Razed Soul Productions and released their debut full-length album on the 20th of March 2014.   Read more…

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VELDES – Skyward (EP)

VELDES - Skyward

Slovenian atmospheric black metal project Veldes is back with its new work, the 4-track EP “Skyward“. The band was formed in 2012 by Tilen Šimon from Bled, who composes and performs all music and writes the lyrics. In 2013 Veldes released the debut full-length album “To Drown in Bleeding Hope” via the American label Razed Soul Productions. On July 22nd 2014, the new EP was out, again by the same label.          Read more…

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VELDES – To Drown in Bleeding Hope

VELDES - To Drown in Bleeding Hope

Veldes is a new atmospheric black metal band, the personal project of Tilen Šimon from Bled, Slovenia, who formed this project in 2012. The town of Bled was initially (around 1.004 AD) written as Ueldes or Veldes and the etymology of the name is believed to be of pre-Slavic origin. As can someone easily guess, the music of the band is deeply inspired by the unique dark atmosphere of this Alpine town, built alongside a glacial lake! The full-length album Read more…

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FROSTSEELE – Saat der Sterne (EP)

FROSTSEELE - Saat der Sterne

German atmospheric black metallers FrostSeele have just released their second work, the 3-song EP “Saat der Sterne“, one year after their debut album “PrækΩsmium“. The band was formed in 2009, as the personal project of FrostSeele, who composes all music and performs almost everything with the help of few guest musicians. Both of his works are co-released by the Mexican label Self Mutilation Services and the American label Razed Soul Productions.

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FROSTSEELE – PrækΩsmium

FROSTSEELE - Praekosmium

FrostSeele is new one-man band from South Germany. Its sole member has also the name FrostSeele and he started the band in 2009. Without any demos, promos or EPs, he released his debut in 2012, the full-length album “PrækΩsmium“. Music, lyrics, instruments and vocals are all by FrostSeele, but in this album he had also some help from a few guest musicians: Jonas, Thilo, Antje and Danny.

PrækΩsmium” isn’t a typical album. There are only 5 Read more…

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