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FEN – Dustwalker

FEN - Dustwalker

London based UK atmospheric black metallers Fen have just released their 3rd full-length album “Dustwalker“. The band was formed in 2006 and soon enough signed to Northern Silence Productions to release the EP “Ancient Sorrow” in 2007. After that, they gained the interest of Aural Music / Code666, who released their first two full-length albums “The Malediction Fields” in 2009 and “Epoch” in 2011. On 21st of January 2013 the time for Read more…

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VALLENDUSK – Vallendusk

VALLENDUSK - Vallendusk

A very promising new band comes from Jakarta, Indonesia. Vallendusk is a four member group, formed in 2011, playing atmospheric black metal with post and shoegaze elements. Very soon they gained the interest of the Chinese label Pest Productions, who released their debut EP “Vallendusk” in the spring of 2012.

I must admit I was surprised by the sound quality of the band, taking into consideration their uncommon origin and that it’s only their first work. Vallendusk gave Read more…

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FEN – The Malediction Fields

FEN – The Malediction Fields

Finally the debut album of Fen is out! The band comes from The Fens (a region in eastern England, where they took their name from) and they were formed in 2006. After their very promising EP “Ancient Sorrow” that was released by Northern Silence in 2007, they moved to Code666 for their new work. I was really looking forward to listen to this release and thankfully the time has come.

Already from their first work the band showed its will Read more…

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BLUT AUS NORD – Memoria Vetusta II: Dialogue With the Stars

BLUT AUS NORD – Memoria Vetusta II

This is the seventh full-length album from Blut Aus Nord. It’s a fact that you can never expect what you will listen to, when you get a new album by this French band. This time though, the title prepares us for something closer to their roots, since “Memoria Vetusta I: Fathers of the Icy Age” was the band’s second album back in 1996!

Indeed, this album is closer to the band’s most majestic past, but it’s much more than this: Read more…

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