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NUMENOREAN – Demo 2014 (Demo)

NUMENOREAN - Demo 2014

Numenorean is a new Canadian atmospheric post black metal band form Calgary, Alberta. They started in late 2011 as a two-man project by Byron (composition, all instruments) and Brandon (vocals) with the intention to mix aggressive and melancholic black metal with more tranquil and ethereal parts. They recorded a 2-song demo, which was released via Filth Regime Records on June 2014. The band also got a complete line-up and started its first live shows with the release of the demo.               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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HIVERNA – II. Macabre

HIVERNA - II. Macabre

Folk black metal band Hiverna from Québec of Canada, has finally released the second part of a dilogy that started in 2010, but was composed many years earlier! The band was formed in 2006 by Bardunor (David Verret – also in Monarque, Crépuscule, Barol Svinge, Csejthe and Demain, Wendigo) and Helorth (later left the band), but the first sparks were actually lit back in 2004. The first release of Hiverna was the split album in 2008 with Chasse-Galerie, entitled “ Read more…

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TROBAR – Charivari

TROBAR - Charivari

Folk progressive metal band Trobar from Québec has recently released its debut full-length album “Charivari”. Founded back in 2009 in Rimouski, Trobar released the promising 5-track EP “Vÿs” in 2011, developing a quite personal style. Now, 3 years later, they return with the exact same line-up and much more experience to present us a more complete work. Like the EP, “Charivari” is also self-released and it was out on the 15th of April 2014.            Read more…

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VALKNACHT – Le Sacrifice d’Ymir

VALKNACHT - Le Sacrifice d'Ymir

Pagan black metallers Valknacht from Québec of Canada are back with their new full-length album, 3 years after the amazing “Chants de Guerre“. The band was formed in 2005 by Thorleïf, driven by the desire to express his passion of history through music. Until the summer of 2008 he gathered a complete line-up and next year the band released the demo “When the Might of the Storm Becomes Mine” by the label Les Productions Hérétiques. In 2011 Read more…

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PRIMALFROST – Prosperous Visions

PRIMALFROST - Prosperous Visions

Canadian epic metal band Primalfrost from Toronto has just released its debut full-length album “Prosperous Visions“. Primalfrost was born in early 2012 as the personal project of Dean Paul Arnold, who composes and plays everything in the band. In September 2012 the band self-released the debut 5-track EP “Chapters of Time“, a 30-minutes long EP. Primalfrost signed to the Canadian label Maple Metal Records, who finally released the first full-length album of the band in early Read more…

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DEMAIN, WENDIGO – Projections

DEMAIN, WENDIGO - Projections

Demain, Wendigo is a new project from Canada, formed in 2013 by David Verret aka Bardunor (Hiverna, Monarque, Csejthe, Crèpuscule) and Vincent Marceau. This mainly acoustic project was forged with the intention to create epic folk music speaking about local myths and legends. On January 27th, 2014 the band self-released its debut full-length album “Projections“, both digitally and in physical CD via Bardunor’s own label Oaken Forge.                      Read more…

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GRIM MARS – Defiled Earthen Architectures

GRIM MARS - Defiled Earthen Architectures

Grim Mars is a new black death metal band from Sudbury, Ontario of Canada. The band was founded in 2007 by Greg Mars (also in Wolven Ancestry) under the name Grim. In 2011 his band-mate Vesper joined him and together they formed Grim Mars, a band with a totally different lyrical concept. On December 21st, 2012 the band released its debut full-length album “Defiled Earthen Architectures” via the Canadian label Archaic North Entertainment and this remains their only Read more…

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