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ANTIQUUS SCRIPTUM – Abi in Malam Pestem / In Pulverem Reverteris

ANTIQUUS SCRIPTUM - Abi in Malam Pestem

And the countdown to Antiquus Scriptum’s discography seems to reach an end with the re-release of their debut full-length album! This unique Portuguese one-man-band, the personal project of Sacerdos Magus, was formed in 1998 and has released many works, including 4 full-length albums, all in limited editions. Their fourth album “Ars Longa, Vita Brevis…” was released via the German label Pesttanz Klangschmiede, a label that decided to re-release professionally the first two full-length albums of Antiquus Scriptum. First Read more…

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ANTIQUUS SCRIPTUM – Immortalis Factus

ANTIQUUS SCRIPTUM - Immortalis Factus

2013 has been a milestone in the history of Antiquus Scriptum. On May 25th, 2013 this one man band from Portugal released its new full-length album “Ars Longa, Vita Brevis…” via Pesttanz Klangschmiede and on July Talheim Records re-released its previous work, the third full-length album “Conclamatum Est“, originally released in 2010. And finally, on October 2013, Pesttanz Klangschmiede re-released their second album “Immortalis Factus” from 2008, an album that was released in 5 Read more…

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Conclamatum Est” is the third full-length album by Antiquus Scriptum, the personal project of Sacerdos Magus from Portugal. The album was recorded in 2010 and was released the same year as bootleg by a label from New Zealand, without the permission of Sacerdos Magus! Finally on July 2013 the album was officially released by the Austrian label Talheim Records. Antiquus Scriptum exist since 1998, but there were several breaks in the band’s activity. Before “Conclamatum EstRead more…

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FORGOTTEN WINTER – Origem da Inexistência

FORGOTTEN WINTER - Origem da Inexistencia

Symphonic black metallers Forgotten Winter from Portugal have recently released their second album. The band was formed in 2003 and after 2 demos and a split CD, they released in 2008 the EP “Infinitas Estruturas do Desconhecimento“. In these early steps the band had a very raw and primitive sound. In 2009 they signed to Nordsturm Productions and released their debut full-length album “Dialectica Transcendental” revealing a much more melodic symphonic approach. Now, 4 years later, Read more…

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ANTIQUUS SCRIPTUM – Ars Longa, Vita Brevis…

ANTIQUUS SCRIPTUM - Ars Longa, Vita Brevis

Antiquus Scriptum is a quite old Portuguese band, that I only recently found out. They are the personal project of Sacerdos Magus, who formed them back in 1998 after his departure from Firstborn Evil. Since 1999 and the first demo “Al – Mahadan MCMXCIX“, many works of Antiquus Scriptum were released and re-released via different labels, including 3 full-length albums and various compilations. Actually some of these works were released without Sacerdos Magus permit! On the 25th of Read more…

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FORGOTTEN WINTER – Dialectica Transcendental

FORGOTTEN WINTER - Dialectica Transcendental

“Dialectica Transcendental” is the debut album of this new band from Portugal. Forgotten Winter begun in 2004 and last year (2008 ), after two demos and a split cd, they released under the label Nekrogoat Heresy Productions the EP “Infinitas Estruturas do Desconhecimento”. Based on the aforementioned works, someone couldn’t expect many things from the band.

Luckily enough, their debut album is much improved. They play symphonic black metal and they also have some ambient songs. Their music is Read more…

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