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ASKRINN – Hjørleifsljóð

ASKRINN - Hjorleifsljod

French pagan black metal band Askrinn has recently released its amazing debut full-length album entitled “Hjørleifsljóð“. Askrinn (“The Ashtree” in Old Norse) is the personal project of Valenten, formed around 2011. His music is clearly influenced by Nordic pagan black metal, with the intention to evoke ancient Runic esotericism and forgotten Nordic lore. After the single “Fé Vældr Frænda Róge” in 2013, Askrinn worked on their debut album, which was finally self-released on November 14th, 2014.        Read more…

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VIETAH – Tajemstvy Noczy

VIETAH - Tajemstvy Noczy

Atmospheric pagan black metal band Vietah from Belarus released its third full-length album “Tajemstvy Noczy” in the beginning of 2014. Vietah (old moon in Belarusian) is the solo project of Antarktys from Гомель (Gomel) since 2006. The band released its debut album “Zorny Maroz” in 2008 and the second one “Smalisty žah” in 2010, both via the Russian label Stygian Crypt Productions. Their new album comes as cooperation between Stygian Crypt Productions and Possession Read more…

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STRYVIGOR – Забуте Вiками

STRYVIGOR - Forgotten by Ages

Stryvigor is a new Ukrainian atmospheric pagan black metal band from Khmelnytskyi. They were formed in 2012 by Khladogard (guitars) and Dusk (vocals, bass) and at the same year they composed their debut album “Забуте Вiками – Forgotten by Ages“. Soon their third member Rungvar joined them in the drums and in the end of 2013 they started recording the album. Finally Stryvigor signed to the Ukrainian label Svarga Music and their debut full-length was out on September Read more…

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SVARGA – Spirit of the Land

SVARGA - Spirit of the Land

It’s been already 10 years since the last work from the Ukrainian pagan black metal band Сварга (Svarga). They were formed in 2002 and released their debut full-length album “Символ Bолі” in 2003. In 2004 they released a remake of their demo EP “Явь Bоздымает” in CD format and after that the band was practically silent, since they only participated in 3 tribute albums, the last one in 2009. On September of 2014 though, they return Read more…

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CEREVISIA – Trails of a Walker

CEREVISIA - Trails of a Walker

Cerevisia is a new epic pagan metal band from Marseille, France that recently released its debut full-length album “Trails of a Walker“. Formed in late 2010, the band changed its line-up and music style many times, until the beginning of 2012, when things became more “stable”. After various gigs, Cerevisia started working on their first album in 2013 and finally released it on May 2nd 2014 via Send the Wood Music.         Read more…

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HEID – Voces de la Tierra Dormida (EP)

HEID - Voces de la Tierra Dormida

Heid is a new Spanish folk death black metal band from Madrid that has recently released its debut EP. The band was “officially” formed in 2012, even if the idea behind the band was one year older. In the beginning of 2013 they presented the 3-track demo “Heid” and on March 2014 they self-released their first EP “Voces de la Tierra Dormida“, both in digital format and in physical CD edition.      Read more…

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RAUHNÅCHT – Urzeitgeist

RAUHNACHT - Urzeitgeit

Urzeitgeist” is the new album of Alpine black metal band Rauhnåcht from Untersberg, Austria. Stefan Traunmüller (also in Golden Dawn, Wallachia and several other bands in the past) formed them in 2010 as his solo project. His debut album “Vorweltschweigen” was released the same year, while in 2012 he released 2 EPs (one of them is a teaser to their new album) and one split EP with Sturmpercht. Finally in the spring of 2014 his second Read more…

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ZGARD – Созерцание / Contemplation

ZGARD - Contemplation

Zgard is the personal atmospheric pagan black metal project of Yaromisl from West Ukraine, who is also a member of the pagan metal band Говерла (Goverla). Zgard were formed in 2010 and have been over-productive, releasing three full-length albums and one split with Prohod since 2012! The band changed 3 labels before signing to Svarga Music in order to release its fourth full-length album “Созерцание – Contemplation“, which will be out on June 23, 2014.        Read more…

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