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SIEGHETNAR – Die Hymne der Zerbrechlichkeit²

SIEGHETNAR - Hymne der Zerbrechlichkeit²

Sieghetnar, the ambient black metal project of Thorkraft from Germany is re-releasing its very rare demo “Hymne der Zerbrechlichkeit“. This instrumental demo was originally released in 2009 by Nordsturm Productions in a limited to 50 copies black digipak edition. Recently the band signed to Kristallblut Records (Thorkraft’s own label) and the first outcome of this cooperation is entitled “Die Hymne der Zerbrechlichkeit²“, released the Spring of 2013. It is actually the remastered version of the demo, Read more…

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AETHERNAEUM – Wanderungen durch den Daemmerwald

AETHERNAEUM - Wanderungen durch den Daemmerwald

Last year, on April 2012, Alexander Paul Blake released his debut solo album, “Die Rückkehr ins Goldene Zeitalter” under his own name. In 2013 his band returns, but this time with a complete line-up, a somehow different sound and a new band name, Aethernaeum. The debut full-length album of Aethernaeum is entitled “Wanderungen durch den Daemmerwald” and it was released on April 19th 2013 via German label Einheit Produktionen.

Aethernaeum continue on the same nature inspired 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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TERVINGI – Gotensaga

TERVINGI - Gotensaga

Tervingi is a new German epic pagan metal band from Tübingen. They were formed in 2011 by Johann Frey (ex-Lyfthrasyr), who is the main composer of the band. Their line-up includes also 2 Coronatus members and ex-Belphegor drummer Tomasz “Nefastus” Janiszewski, so they are all experienced musicians. Tervingi (something like Forest People) was a Visigoth tribe around the 3rd and 4th century, which is obviously the main inspiration for their lyrical concept, analyzed in detail in the CD booklet. The Read more…

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TODTGELICHTER – Apnoe

TODTGELICHTER - Apnoe

German extreme metallers Todtgelichter are back with their fourth full-length album “Apnoe“, three years after the amazing “Angst“. Todtgelichter were formed in 2002 and they released their debut album “Was Bleibt…“  in 2005 via Folter Records, playing avant-garde emotional black metal with quite extreme vocals. Their second album “Schemen“, was released again by Folter in 2007, revealing a more progressive approach in the music, retaining though most of their extreme elements. The Read more…

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VINTERRIKET – Garðarshólmur BOOK-CD

VINTERRIKET - Gardarsholmur

Vinterriket is the solo and main project of Christoph Ziegler from Germany (also in Nebelkorona, Atomtrakt, Battle Dagorath, Fräkmündt, Dânnâgôischd, Sturmpercht). He started this band in 1996 and he has countless releases since then. Most of his albums belong in the dark ambient genre, with folk / neofolk elements and some black metal albums or songs. The album “Garðarshólmur” was released in 2012 directly by Vinterriket and it is one of his most special releases.

First of all Read more…

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MOLLLUST – Bach con Fuoco (EP)

MOLLLUST - Bach con Fuoco

Opera metal act Molllust from Leipzig, Germany will release their second work on March 17th, 2013. It is the 20 minutes EP “Bach con Fuoco“, which contains the 4 winning songs of their performance in the BachSpiele 2012 competition. The band was formed in 2010 and last year they released their first work ever, the wonderful debut full-length album “Schuld“. The fact alone that they won this competition in Leipzig, in which musicians have to show Read more…

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TOTENGEFLÜSTER – Vom Seelensterben

TOTENGEFLUSTER - Vom Seelensterben

A very interesting debut album comes from the German symphonic black metal act Totengeflüster from the Swabian Alps. Totleben, who is their composer, guitarist, bassist and orchestrator, started the band in 2007, when he wrote his first songs. Together with Narbengrund, who is responsible for the lyrics and vocals, they are the 2 founding and permanent members of the band. With the addition of Schattendorn in drums, Totengeflüster self-released their debut full-length album “Vom Seelensterben” on 1st of Read more…

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