Icelandic atmospheric black metallers Dynfari signed a new contract with Aural Music / Code666 for the release of their fourth full-length album, It will be entitled “The Four Doors of the Mind” and is scheduled for release on April 27th, 2017 in the following formats: digipak CD, LP in two different color edition, limited edition box and digital. Dynfari have already unveiled the cover artwork by Metastazis, as well as the album tracklist. Mainman Jóhann Örn comments: “The Four Doors of the Mind is a 48 minute composition about pain. Alternating between post-rock vibes and black metal atmospheres, the album explores fantasy writer Patrick Rothfuss’ theory on the mind’s abilities to cope with pain, namely sleep, forgetting, madness and Read more →
French symphonic blackened death metallers Promethean from Paris have just released their debut EP “Aloades“, which is available digitally in the band’s official Bandcamp page. A CD version of the EP is scheduled for March 2017. Promethean is a project that took form in drummer / composer Leo Godart’s mind years ago, but became reality in December 2013. After numerous line-up changes and a couple years of hard work forming cohesion among the band and practicing regularly, Promethean was ready to hit the studio for its debut release. “Aloades” is the fruit of two years of work based on Leo’s compositions, which were arranged by the band and orchestrated by Leo and Olivier Reucher from the French act Remember the Light (symphonic metal). Promethean play a symphonic brand of death metal, incorporating Read more →
British atmospheric black metallers Fen have announced details of their fifth full-length album,which is set to be released on Aural Music on the 17th of March 2017. Titled “Winter” and produced by of Jaime Gomez Arellano at the Orgone Studios in London (Ulver, Altar of Plagues, Grave Miasma, Primordial, Solstafir), the six-track album promises to be a colossal piece of work for the English three-piece, at once rich in sound, beguilingly delicate, and yet laced with darkness. Consisting of six songs that are thematically and compositionally linked, each piece on “Winter” flows into the next, and, ideally, the whole record is intended to be listened to in one sitting to allow the full journey to be absorbed. Musically, the band have sought to push themselves Read more →
Polish avantgarde folk metallers Thy Worshiper from Wrocław (now reside in Dublin, Ireland) present their new official video for the song “Wiła / Water Nymph” taken from their latest full-length album “Klechdy“, out since May 25th, 2016 via Arachnophobia Records.
Video was directed, shot and edited by Bartek Rogalewicz, filmed in Poznan, Poland and Dublin, Ireland. Read more →
Australian epic folk melodic death metallers Valhalore from Brisbane are very excited to finally share information about their upcoming first full-length album entitled “Voyage into Eternity“. Formed in mid-2013 by composer and lead guitarist Anthony Willis, Valhalore draw on influences from folk, power and melodic death metal to create a sound that is both inspiring and magical. The band immediately set to work on their first album and began to establish themselves within the Australian metal scene. In 2015 they released their debut, self-titled EP, which received positive acclaim from fans globally. “Voyage into Eternity” will be released worldwide on March 14 2017 through the band and their online platforms. It is already available in several pre-sale packages in their official Read more →
Canadian folk melodic death metallers Mongol from Devon, Alberta present the album artwork of their upcoming EP, entitled “Warrior Spirit“. The tracklist will consist of 3 epic songs to prepare you for all that the Mongol hordes are prepared to unleash upon you in 2017. The cover artwork is by Eric Dieterich of Soloman Media and the band has also reveal the album tracklist. “Warrior Spirit” will be a digital-only release scheduled for the beginning of 2017. Mongol are inspired by the hordes of the ancient Mongolian empire and they have already released 2 full-length albums, “The Altan Urug” in 2012 and “Chosen by Tengri” in 2014. You better follow the band’s official pages below for the EP official release date and further details!
Swedish atmospheric black metallers Wormwood have inked a deal with the Dutch label Non Serviam Records and they have unveiled the first details of their upcoming debut album entitled “Ghostlands – Wounds from a Bleeding Earth”. It will be released on March 10th 2017 as a jewel-case CD and through all digital platforms. The album has been recorded and mastered by Sverker Widgren at Wing Studios, a renowned veteran of sound engineering on the Scandinavian extreme metal scene (October Tide, Demonical, IXXI, Diabolical). The cover art is created by the wildly talented photographer and designer Mario Polzin of Moornebheym Design. “Ghostlands – Wounds from a Bleeding Earth” is a part of Wormwood’s concept that revolves around the endless cycle of death and rebirth of the world. For each phase when man is Read more →