MISTUR reveal new track from upcoming album

MISTUR - In Memoriam

With just over a week to go before they hit the stage at Blastfest, Norwegian Viking black metallers Mistur have debuted the track “Downfall” from their upcoming sophomore album “In Memoriam“, which will be released on Dark Essence Records this year. Except for the cover artwork and this song (that you can listen below), no other details of the album are available yet. However, as Dark Essence explained: “Mistur will shortly be appearing at two big Norwegian festivals – Blastfest and Inferno, and everyone thought it would be the perfect time to give fans a little sneak preview of what they can expect from the new album”. Mistur was formed in 2004 by Espen Bakketeig (Vreid (live), ex- Sigtyr) on synths, vocals and programming and Andre Read more

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CRAVING reveal upcoming EP details

CRAVING - Wielder of Storms

Celtic German melodic black death metal band Craving has announced the release of a 4-track EP “Wielder of Storms” on February 19th, 2016, the same day they start their “Wielder of Storms Tour 2016″. While they are still in the midst of the preparations for the release of their third album “By the Storm“, Craving decided to give their fans new material. The pressing will be limited to 500 hand-numbered CDs and will contain two tracks from their upcoming album, plus two additional songs recorded just for this occasion! “Wielder of Storms” will be sold at the upcoming shows, however, if one doesn’t make it to those (or wants to order his copy because of the limitation), he’s free to write to the band (see details in the video below) and order Read more

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MYSTERIA MORTIS unveil cover artwork and first song from upcoming album


Russian folk pagan metal band Mysteria Mortis from Komsomolsk-on-Amur (Комсомольск-на-Амуре) has just released the official lyric video for the track “A Tale of Winter Lady, part II“, taken from its upcoming second full-length album “Наше Время / Our Time“. The album will be out by three different labels: By More Hate Productions and Fono Ltd from Russia and by The Art of Dreaming from Mexico! Mysteria Mortis have unveiled the cover artwork for “Наше Время“, but its release date and album tracklist still remain unknown. The song “A Tale of Winter Lady, part II“, whose lyric video you can watch below, appears to spell the ancient Slavic goddess of winter and witchcraft, Marena. Here, Annette (band’s singer and founder) stands before Read more

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VARANG NORD official video for “Боевой Гимн Лесов”

Viking folk metallers Varang Nord from Daugavpils of Latvia present a new music video for the song “Боевой Гимн Лесов / Warchant of the Forests” taken from their 2015 album “Master of the Forest“.

The video was filmed by Ivars Utinans, with the participation of the re-enactment club “Rubezh”.

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SANGDRAGON official video for “Krakenfyr”

Occult symphonic black death metallers Sangdragon from France present the official video for the song “Krakenfyr“, taken from the album “Requiem For Apocalypse” released via Wake Up Dead Records  and Season of Mist.

* Directed by Mehdi Khadouj
* Produced by Sangdragon
* Scenario: Vincent Urbain, aka Lord V. Dragon           Read more

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GRAVELAND and NOKTURNAL MORTUM will soon release split album

Polish pagan black metallers Graveland and Ukraine’s cult folk pagan black metal band Nokturnal Mortum have announced the release of a split album.


Entitled “The Spirit Never Dies“, this much anticipated release will be out on 15th of February 2016, via the new label Heritage Recordings! It includes 3 songs from each band, composed and recorded especially for this release. “The Spirit Never Dies” comes in an 8-panel digipak with Read more

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FUATH ready to release debut album


Scottish atmospheric black metal band Fuath, a new project created by vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Andy Marshall (better known as the mastermind behind Celtic black metal act Saor) will release its debut album “I” on February 1st 2016 via Neuropa Records. Unlike Saor, which finds Marshall focusing mostly on a folky and epic black-metal, here the musician delves into a darker and more melancholic side of black metal, marrying fierce and harsh riffs, unrelenting double-kick drums and raspy screams with melancholic melodies and hypnotic, gloomy ambiences. “I” is wonderfully diverse in structure, featuring various tempos and superb ambiences that shift between intense, grim moments and more thoughtful, melancholic passages. “I am a massive Read more

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VINTERGATA release new single


Russian dark fantasy blackened metal band VintergatA from Moscow has just released its new single, entitled “Омут“. The band, with an updated line-up and many guest international members, has tried to make the fantasy atmosphere of its music really mystical and at the same time to release a powerful modern sound. At the moment, Veli-Matti Kananen (Kalmah, One Morning Left) has finished recording keyboards on VintergatA’s second album and very soon the band will present it to your attention. “Омут” was mixed, mastered and produced by Vladimir Lehtinen, Blastbear Sound and Alexandr Demidov, while the amazing artwork is by Alexandr Tartsus.                Read more

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