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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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ASTRAL ROOT – Voices from the Void

ASTRAL ROOT - Voices from the Void

Voices from the Void” is the debut album from the new Chilean atmospheric doom black metal band Astral Root. Nikolas “Deatheory” E. (vocals, guitars, lyrics) and Rodolfo E. (bass, keyboards, drums) from Antofagasta are their only members. They formed Astral Root probably in 2012, but there is not much info about the band’s bio. They signed a deal with the American label Razed Soul Productions and released their debut full-length album on the 20th of March 2014.   Read more…

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DRENAÏ – Deathwalker

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Exactly one year after their beautiful demo EP “A Rising Thunder“, French folk metallers Drenaï are back with their debut full-length album. The band was founded in 2011 in Normandy, inspired by the fictional heroic world of the books of British author David Gemmell. Drenaï consist of 7 full members and they released their demo EP on October 5th of 2013. Finally, on October 10th 2014, their first album “Deathwalker” was out, self-released by the band.    Read more…

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NEBULA VII – Dawn of a New Era

NEBULA VII - Dawn of a New Era

Nebula VII is an experimental drone ambient band from Russia, the solo project of VII, who is also involved in other projects too, like Memories of the Past, D010259 and Static Messiah. Since 2010, Nebula VII have released countless full-length albums, EPs, singles, compilations and splits, most of them in very limited CD-r and tape editions. Their latest full-length album “Dawn of a New Era“, that was released in 2014 by the collaboration of Kadaath Records and Area 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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YMYRGAR – The Tale as Far

YMYRGAR - The Tale as Far

Ymyrgar is a new folk black metal band from Tunisia and the first one I know from this country. They were formed in 2011 by a group of friends who shared the same passion for metal. After a lot of research and several member changes, they managed to gather a complete line-up. They started working on their first songs and soon recorded their debut full-length album “The Tale as Far“, which was finally self-released on October 2014.      Read more…

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NUMENOREAN – Demo 2014 (Demo)

NUMENOREAN - Demo 2014

Numenorean is a new Canadian atmospheric post black metal band form Calgary, Alberta. They started in late 2011 as a two-man project by Byron (composition, all instruments) and Brandon (vocals) with the intention to mix aggressive and melancholic black metal with more tranquil and ethereal parts. They recorded a 2-song demo, which was released via Filth Regime Records on June 2014. The band also got a complete line-up and started its first live shows with the release of the demo.               Read more…

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GRIMNER – Blodshymner

GRIMNER - Blodshymner

Two years after their debut full-length work, Viking folk metallers Grimner from Motala, Sweden are back with their new album, entitled “Blodshymner“. It all started in 2008, when 6 musicians from several parts of Sweden decided to join forces and begin their Viking journey. After the debut EP “A Call for Battle” in 2010 the band became active on gigs, gaining positive feedback. In 2012 they self-released the debut album “Färd“, something between full-length Read more…

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