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AKTARUM – Game of Trolls (EP)

AKTARUM - Game of Trolls

Troll metallers Aktarum from Belgium have recently released their second EP with the catchy title “Game of Trolls“. The band was formed in 2005 by TrollAklass (guitars) and Trollour (synths, vocals), mixing epic folk metal with black metal elements and troll thematology. In 2007 they released their first demo and one year later their first EP “We Are the Trolls” was out. Their debut full-length album “Gang of Trolls” was self-released in 2010 and Read more…

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ITHILIEN – From Ashes to the Frozen Land

ITHILIEN - From Ashes to the Frozen Land

Ithilien is a Belgian epic folk black death metal band from Walloon Brabant. They were formed in 2005 by Pierre Cherelle (vocals, guitars) and it took him 6 years and hard work to gather a more stable line-up. In 2011 the band released its debut EP “Tribute to the Fallen” and after some final line-up changes they started their live performances, becoming very active in 2013. Finally, on December 9th 2013, Ithilien released their first full-length album “ Read more…

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SAILLE – Ritu

SAILLE - Ritu

Melodic black metallers Saille from Belgium are back with their new work. The band was formed by Dries (keyboards, ex-Mortifer) in 2008 and his initial thoughts were about a studio project. Gradually Saille got a full line-up and they decided to become active on stage too. Their debut album “Irreversible Decay” was released in 2011 via Aural Music / Code666, making quite an impression. On January 18th 2013 the band reveals its second opus, entitled “Ritu“, Read more…

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THE EARTH KING – Cycling Between Sun and Moon

THE EARTH KING - Cycling Between Sun and Moon

A very interesting and unusual album comes from this one man band from Belgium. The Earth King is the solo project of Piette, who is also behind the dark experimental industrial soundtrack band Dad Man’s Hill. Actually this album is a cooperation between his two bands and the complete name of the band for this release is Dead Man’s Hill vs. The Earth King. “Cycling Between Sun and Moon” is the first album under this name and it Read more…

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DRUNAR – Testimony

DRUNAR - Testimony

A new epic Viking metal band rises from Belgium. Drunar were born in the beginning of 2010 by Jeroen as his personal project. Deeply influenced by Falkenbach (mostly) and Thyrfing he composed the music for his first album. It was after the completion of the songs, when the 3 other members joined the band and Guy wrote the lyrics. In the summer of 2012 the debut EP “Testimony” was finally released via the Belgian independent label Eburone Records. Read more…

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LEMURIA – Chanson de la Croisade

LEMURIA – Chanson de la Croisade

Lemuria is a relatively unknown band from Belgium, despite the fact they have been around since 2001, or actually since 1999 under the name Spinal Chill. They released their debut album “Tales, Ale and Fire” in 2005 and in the end of 2010, 5 years later, it is time for their second album “Chanson de la Croisade”. Unluckily for the band, it is also self-released, since they aren’t yet signed by any label.

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THEUDHO – Cult of Wuotan

THEUDHO – Cult of Wuotan

Theudho is an epic pagan black metal band from Belgium formed back in 2002. In 2004 they released their first cd “Treachery”, in 2006 the cd “The Völsunga Saga” and now in 2008 they return with their third album “Cult of Wuotan”. While their debut was a little unbalanced, with some good songs and some indifferent, their sophomore effort was much better, still searching though for an identity. This new album however, takes them to the next step… Read more…

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