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QUINTESSENCE MYSTICA – Duality

QUINTESSENCE MYSTICA - Duality

Ukrainian symphonic black metal duo Quintessence Mystica is back with its second work. The band was formed in 2008 by Master Alafern, violinist of the Academy Symphony Orchestra of Kharkov Philharmonic Hall (also in Thunderkraft, Святогор, Триглав)! He plays all instruments in the band and is responsible for part of the vocals, while Dromos Aniliagos is the main vocalist. Their debut album “The 5th Harmonic of Death” was recorded in 2009 and was released in 2011 via the Read more…

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FIR BOLG – Towards Ancestral Lands

FIR BOLG - Towards Ancestral Lands

French pagan black metal band Fir Bolg from Nice, the solo project of Dagoth, has recently released its first album. The band was formed in 2006 in order to express its founder vision of Celtic black metal. In 2008 he self-released his first 4-song demo “Paganism” in 500 copies. The demo gained the attention of the German label Schwarzdorn Productions, who released a re-mastered version of the EP in 2010, this time limited to 1000 copies. Next year Read more…

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XERIÓN – Cantares das Loitas Esquecidas

XERIÓN – Cantares das Loitas Esquecidas

It’s been now 10 years since the beginning of this band. Back in 2001, Nocturno decided to create a one-man band with the name Xerión, inspired by the Celtic mythology of his homeland, Galicia (northwestern Spain). With the passing of years many new members joined or left Xerión and the band released several demos and split albums. In 2007 they released their first full length “Nocturnal Misantropia” after signing to their new label Schwarzdorn Production. In the second Read more…

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