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HERO’S FATE – Human Tides: Black Light Inception

HERO'S FATE - Human Tides Black Light Inception

After two mini EPs, “Avenging the Lost” in 2009 and “Among Red Leaves” in 2011, the time has come for Hero’s Fate to release their first full-length album, entitled “Human Tides: Black Light Inception“. Hero’s Fate is a relatively new band from Germany, and they play mid-tempo melodic death metal. And the truth is: they do it very well. All of the 12 songs of the album are full of warm melodies and catchy Read more…

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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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XIV DARK CENTURIES – Gizit Dar Faida

XIV DARK CENTURIES - Gizit Dar Faida

XIV Dark Centuries is another band performing Thuringian pagan metal. They were founded in 1998, the era where most bands of the genre began. After 2 demos this German band released its promising debut album “…den Ahnen zum Grusse…” on CCP Records. 2 years later the EP “Jul” was out again on CCP. Then they signed with Perverted Taste that released their second full-length “Skithingi” in 2006. After that, XIV Dark Centuries remained silent Read more…

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SYRGÐR SKÓGR – Borke (Demo)

SYRGDR SKOGR - Borke

Syrgðr Skógr is the personal project of Norwin. He comes from Kiel in Germany and is also a member of Eldborg and Skardus. This band was born in 2006 and in 2009 self-released the first demo “Walþu” in a very special format: CD-R limited to 50 handmade A5 books with real linocuts. In the end of 2011 the band, once again on its own, released the second full-length demo entitled “Borke“.

The band plays underground black Read more…

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ALEXANDER PAUL BLAKE – Die Rückkehr ins Goldene Zeitalter

ALEXANDER PAUL BLAKE - Die Rueckehr

Die Rückkehr ins Goldene Zeitalter” is the debut album of the personal project of Alexander Paul Blake, who is also the mastermind of the German Gothic metal band Eden Weint Im Grab. Alexander decided to begin this project in 2012, driven by the urge to express his romantic ideas about black metal. He decided to give this project his full name, something quite unusual for black metal bands! Einheit Produktionen believed in him and released his debut in Read more…

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AHNENGRAB – Omen

AHNENGRAB - Omen

Ahnengrab is a German epic pagan black metal band that has been around since 2004. Their debut album “Anhengrab” was released in 2008 by Heiden Klangwerke and exactly 4 years later they return with their second full-length. They signed a deal with the German label Einheit and they hope their new work “Omen” will reach larger audiences.

Their music is based on their guitars and their fast riffing that carry out all melodies, since they don’t Read more…

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ÁRSTÍÐIR LÍFSINS – Vápna Lækjar Eldr

ARSTIDIR LIFSINS - Vapna Laekjar Eldr

Árstíðir Lífsins (Seasons of Life) is a relatively new band. They were formed in 2008 by Stefán, who is also in 2 other German pagan black metal bands Kerbenok and Eldborg. Stefán gathered 9 other members! Few of them are from Germany, while the rest of them are from Iceland and Norway. So actually Árstíðir Lífsins is a Nordic international band and its lyrical concept deals with Iceland’s history of the second half of the 10th century AD, based on Read more…

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PSYCHOMANTUM – Genius Loci

PSYCHOMANTUM - Genius Loci

Psychomantum is the personal project of Sargath from Germany, who formed this band back in 1993! In the first 17 years of their life they released only 4 demos. The self-released (not for sale purposes) tapes “Vjelzu Arg” in 1995, “Vahn Sin Niges Knus Per Hus Ken” in 1996 and “Ainak Erdna” in 1997, each one limited to 3 copies. In 2006 they released the promo CD “…Vorzeiten…” limited to 333 copies. Read more…

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