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APOCYNTHION – Sidereus Nuncius

APOCYNTHION - Sidereus Nuncius

Apocynthion is an amazing new atmospheric post black metal band from Madrid, Spain that only recently released its first work. The band was formed in 2010 and took its name from the astronomic term “apocynthion”, which describes the point in a satellite’s lunar orbit that is farthest from the moon. They had released only the digital single “Correlations” in March 2012, before they finally sign to the Chinese label Pest Productions and release their debut full-length album “ Read more…

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PERPETUAL DAWN – Pale Blue Skies… (EP)

PERPETUAL DAWN - Pale Blue Skies

Perpetual Dawn is a new melodic blackened metal band from Adelaide, South Australia, the personal project of Daniel Kuzmanovski. He formed the band in 2009, the same year that he released his first demo “…And Become, the Essence of Night“. Since 2010 Perpetual Dawn is working on its debut EP “Pale Blue Skies…“, whose recording finished in mid 2013. Finally the album was released in the end of 2013 via Australore Recordings.        Read more…

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Stellar Descent is a new one man Cascadian black metal band from Oregon USA. This project was formed in 2010 by A, who composes and plays everything, with the aim to create atmospheric, depressive, folkish black metal. Stellar Descent has self-released several demo albums so far in CD-r or tape editions, most of them including one huge instrumental song. “Accretion” was the band’s first work with lyrics, originally released by Eternal Warfare on tape in 2012. The Chinese Read more…

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Saman N and his atmospheric experimental black metal project Ekove Efrits is back with his newest masterpiece, the fourth full-length album “Nowhere“. This Iranian one man band from Tehran was formed back in 2001 and its first works were rooted in depressive black metal. The band has experimented a lot since its creation, something obvious in their debut album “Suicidal Rebirth” from 2008. The electronic / classical / trip-hop album “Hypermnesia” in 2010 opened Read more…

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BUCOVINA – Sub Stele

BUCOVINA - Sub Stele

Epic pagan folk metallers Bucovina from Iasi, Romania are back with their second album. Formed back in 2000, Bucovina released their debut full-length album “Ceasul Aducerii-Aminte” in 2006. After 4 years, they released the 24-minute EP “Duh“, published by the band and Tara de Sus. On April of 2013 the single “Day Follows Day, Night Follows Night” was out and on October of the same year the band finally self released its second full-length Read more…

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PANYCHIDA – Grief for an Idol

PANYCHIDA - Grief for an Idol

Grief for an Idol” is the third full-length album of Czech pagan black metallers Panychida, from Plzeň. This great album is released 2 years after the EP “Woodland Journey” and 3 years after their second full-length album “Moon, Forest, Blinding Snow” from 2010. Panychida were born in 2004 and after their demo in 2006, they released their debut album “Paganized” via Folter Records in 2007. The same label released the second album 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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HAGBARD – Rise of the Sea King

HAGBARD - Rise of the Sea King

Hagbard is a new Brazilian epic folk metal band from Juiz de Fora that has recently released its debut full-length album “Rise of the Sea King“. The band was formed in 2010 and in 2011 their demo EP “Warrior’s Legacy” was out. They grew in popularity in their local scene and soon started working on their full-length. Before its release though, Hagbard published the 2-track single “Lost in the Highlands” as an appetizer for Read more…

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