Romanian folk pagan metallers Ashaena from Bârlad have recently signed to Loud Rage Music and they are soon going to release their second full-length album “Calea“. The new album contains 7 tracks, including 3 songs of the 2013 12″ EP “Calea” and it will be released on July 18th 2016 in jewel case edition CD with 12 pages booklet, featuring all lyrics and handmade artwork by Alex “Moş Strechia” Duduc. All orders come with a special cardboard with album artwork and a unique download code. By its music, Ashaena seek for honoring and thanking to the ancestors, promoting the Romanian traditions and to keep alive those having breathed their last for this land. In their label’s official Bandcamp page (see link below) you can listen to a couple of songs and pre-order the album.
Aenaon, the progressive black metal band from Greece, has completed the recording of its upcoming third full-length album, which will be entitled “Hypnosophy”. The band has revealed the amazing cover artwork, painted by the Polish Painter Łukasz Wodyński the album tracklist, as well as a short video teaser of the new album that you can watch below. “Hypnosophy” will be released in CD, vinyl, limited Box and digital format this fall on the Italian label Code666, a sub-label of Aural Music Group. Exact release dates and more info will soon be announced.
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Darkher have just revealed the first details of their long-awaited debut full-length album, entitled “Realms“. It will be released on August 19th, 2016 via Prophecy Productions and it is already available for pre-order in their label’s webshop. Darkher is an intriguing, haunting trip through the mind and spirit of UK artist Jayn H. Wissenberg, a charismatic West Yorkshire-based vocalist and songwriter. Darkher’s first release, “The Kingdom Field” EP (2014), epitomized her broodingly intense music and created a stir across scenes, being hailed as “beautiful, teeth-edging horror” and “utterly brilliant”. Her debut album, “Realms“, impressively proves that the fire of great expectations raised by the debut’s spark were more than justified. The album features Read more →
In celebration of the 20th anniversary of their existence, nature-loving German pagan metallers Surturs Lohe from Thuringia will release their fourth full-length album “Seelenheim” via the German label Einheit Produktionen. “Seelenheim“, which translates to “Home of Souls” will be available on September 2nd 2016 in a digipak CD edition as well as in a limited box-set, including patch, poster and an additional CD with 2 bonus tracks and the remastered “Udra” demo. Surturs Lohe was founded in 1996 by Ragnfalt and Tristan. In the course of the years the band members have changed and from the original founders only Ragnfalt is still active in the band. Surturs Lohe has released up to date the demo “Urda” in 1999, three full-length albums, Read more →
Frisian pagan black metal band Vike Tare from Northern Germany will release its second and final full-length album “Feed the Flames“ on September 2nd, 2016 via Einheit Produktionen. Vike Tare was founded at the Frisian North Sea coast in 2003. One year later the band autonomously recorded their debut “The Tide of Revelation”, which was released in 2005. After numerous concerts in Northern Germany, the band was put on hold in 2008 due to time constraints. At this point, material for a second album had already been almost completed. In 2013, the band reunited to finalize and record the yet unreleased songs at NordVrost-Studios. The result was Vike Tare’s second and final album “Feed the Flames”. Read more →
British post black metallers Cairiss are proud to announce that they have released their debut EP “Fall” since the 6th of June 2016. Cairiss is a female-fronted, atmospheric black post metal band from Southampton, UK and the brain child of Ethan Bishop in collaboration with his partner, Freyja Brown. Their influences include bands such as Opeth and Alcest. They released their first demo track “Disgraced” in 2014, which has generated over 70,000 views on YouTube and over 600 downloads via their official Bandcamp page! The new EP “Fall” is available for now only digitally, while a few physical CDs are available at the band’s gigs.
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