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ETHEREAL SIN / DARK MIRROR OV TRAGEDY – Arcane of Ancient Asia

ETHEREAL SIN + DARK MIRROR OV TRAGEDY - Arcane of Ancient Asia

Japanese elegiac black metallers Ethereal Sin and South Korean symphonic black metallers Dark Mirror ov Tragedy decided to join forces and release the split album “Arcane of Ancient Asia“, a real masterpiece of melodic symphonic black metal, a well-hidden treasure from Far East Asia. The album was released on October 31st, 2014 via Evoken de Valhall Production, a Japanese label founded by Ethereal Sin’s leader, Yama.       Read more…

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DARK MIRROR OV TRAGEDY – The Lunatic Chapters of Heavenly Creatures

DARK MIRROR OV TRAGEDY - The Lunatic Chapters of Heavenly Creatures

South Korean symphonic black metallers Dark Mirror ov Tragedy are back with their new full-length album “The Lunatic Chapters of Heavenly Creatures“. This Seoul based band was formed in 2003 and two years later managed to release its first work “Dark Mirror ov Tragedy“. In 2009 the masterpiece “The Pregnant of Despair” was out, an album that I totally adored. Next year the EP “Under a Withered Branch” was released, including covers Read more…

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DARK AMBITION – Gallows of Empire

DARK AMBITION - Gallows of Empire

Dark Ambition is a melodic progressive black death metal band from South Korea. They’ve been around since 2002 and their first work was the EP “Crimson Temptation” from 2003 released via Jusin Productions. In 2007 the band’s debut full-length album “Tears of Daewongoon” was out, this time by Rock Space Korea and Dream On Records. 5 years later, on July 2012, Dark Ambition return with their second album “Gallows of Empire“.

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DARK MIRROR OV TRAGEDY – The Pregnant of Despair

DARK MIRROR OV TRAGEDY – The Pregnant of Despair

Sometimes it needs just luck to discover some great bands that remain unknown. I don’t remember how, but luckily enough I fell on this band with this unusual name and I checked their sound. I liked what I listened, so I searched and bought their albums. They come from South Korea and they were formed in 2003. In 2005 they released their debut “Dark Mirror ov Tragedy”, four years later this much improved work “The Pregnant of Read more…

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SAD LEGEND – The Revenge of Soul

SAD LEGEND – The Revenge of Soul

I suppose few of you have ever heard of this band and even fewer will remember its debut “Sad Legend” released back in 1998. That’s expected, since this band comes from South Korea and they have only released this debut, plus the EP “Searching for the Hope in Utter Darkness” in 2001 and then disappeared. To my surprise, I found out that this one-man band is still “alive” and in the end of 2009 released its Read more…

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