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PRIMALFROST – Prosperous Visions

PRIMALFROST - Prosperous Visions

Canadian epic metal band Primalfrost from Toronto has just released its debut full-length album “Prosperous Visions“. Primalfrost was born in early 2012 as the personal project of Dean Paul Arnold, who composes and plays everything in the band. In September 2012 the band self-released the debut 5-track EP “Chapters of Time“, a 30-minutes long EP. Primalfrost signed to the Canadian label Maple Metal Records, who finally released the first full-length album of the band in early Read more…

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GRIM MARS – Defiled Earthen Architectures

GRIM MARS - Defiled Earthen Architectures

Grim Mars is a new black death metal band from Sudbury, Ontario of Canada. The band was founded in 2007 by Greg Mars (also in Wolven Ancestry) under the name Grim. In 2011 his band-mate Vesper joined him and together they formed Grim Mars, a band with a totally different lyrical concept. On December 21st, 2012 the band released its debut full-length album “Defiled Earthen Architectures” via the Canadian label Archaic North Entertainment and this remains their only Read more…

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ISHTAR – From the Gates (EP)

ISHTAR - From the Gates

Ishtar is a new French black death metal band from Paris that has recently released its first work, the 6-track EP “From the Gates“. The group, that names Dark Fortress as its basic influence, was formed in 2010 by Helheim (vocals) and Rokdhan (guitars). The 6-piece line-up (including 2 singers) was complete in 2012 and with this formation they recorded their debut EP. Later, the second vocalist left them and Ishtar continue now as a 5-piece band. ” Read more…

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LAST WAIL – Memories

LAST WAIL - Memories

Russian folk death metallers Last Wail from Omsk of southwestern Siberia have recently released their second work. Last Wail were formed in 2008 with the intention to combine melodic extreme metal with folk metal. They signed to Stygian Crypt Productions and their debut full-length album “The Tale of Endless Night” was out in 2011. Two years later, in the summer of 2013, they returned with their sophomore full-length album “Memories” released again by their label Stygian Read more…

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NETHERFELL – Okryte Zapomnieniem (EP)

NETHERFELL - Okryte Zapomnieniem

Netherfell is a Polish folk metal band from Krakow. They were formed in 2008, but their live activity started 2 years later. There were many line-up changes all these years, something that limited their options for gigs and prevented them from recording their songs. This stopped in 2013, since the band with a 4-member line-up started recording its debut demo EP. In the process two more members joined them, so they are are now a 6-piece band. On June 2013 Read more…

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Heathen Foray, the Austrian epic melodic heathen death metal band from Graz, has just released its 3rd full-length album, entitled “Inner Force“. Formed in 2005, Heathen Foray released the demo “Forest” in 2007 and then they signed a deal with the German label Black Bards. With their new label they released their first two full-length albums, “The Passage” in 2009 and “Armored Bards” in 2010. For their new work the band decided Read more…

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FORODWAITH – Nirnaeth Arnediad

FORODWAITH - Nirnaeth Arnediad

A very well hidden treasure of fantasy folk melodic death metal comes from Vitebsk of Belarus. Forodwaith was formed in 2006 as a melodic death metal band inspired by the books of Tolkien, something reflected on their name too. In the end of 2007 their first demo “Nazgul Attack” was out and the band started touring in Belarus and abroad. In 2010 they recorded their debut album “Nirnaeth Arnediad“, but they managed to self-release it no Read more…

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ETERNIUM – Repelling a Solar Giant

ETERNIUM - Repelling a Solar Giant

Eternium is a new born band from St. Louis, Missouri, of United States. The band began in 2011 as the solo project of Markov Soroka (guitars/vocals), but until August 2012 Eternium got a complete line-up. As a full band they played on various local gigs and soon entered the studio to record their debut full-length album. In the mid-time the band had released the 3-track demo “Aura Titan” on July 2013. Finally, they signed a deal with the Read more…

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