NEW RELEASES. Here's the regularly updated list of what's in the pipeline.
Soulburn has roots that go back to the second half of the '90s and originated from the Dutch metal legend Asphyx. In a period of a first decline for Asphyx, Eric Daniels, Bob Bagchus and Wannes Gubbles took off with Soulburn and released a remarkable debut in 1998. Soulburn, in its early years, was plagued... Continue Reading →
To call AUÐN the Sólstafir of black metal is a bit too far-fetched. Nevertheless, certain parallels cannot be denied. But let's take it one after the other. AUÐN are based in Iceland and they have dedicated themselves to atmospheric black metal. Their music, and this is certainly a parallel to Sólstafir, seems to be very... Continue Reading →
Not being shy of a catchy melody, Swedish black metal merchants Mörk Gryning finished work on their new studio album, entitled 'Hinsides Vrede'. The band started back in 1993 and can be looked at as being veterans when it comes to Swedish black metal. The debut album was unleashed in 1995 and up to date... Continue Reading →
Necrophobic arose from the '90s death metal scene in Stockholm. After having unveiled the debut album 'The Nocturnal Silence' in 1993, the metal command added numerous albums to their track record with 'Mark of the Necrogram' being the lastest one. Two years later the Stockholm-based metal squad has the next longplayer lining up to be... Continue Reading →
Swedish metal command Necrophobic has a stellar new album in the pipeline with a release being scheduled for October 9th, 2020. Today the guys launch with 'Devil's Spawn Attack' an next song, taken 'Dawn of the Damned', feat. no less than Destruction mainman Schmier. And here is the clip: https://youtu.be/8V-UfAzwaMo
The Northmen return with a new album called 'Utgard', three years after 'E' was shipped from Norway to the rest of the world. 'Utgard', the outerworld, has its roots in Nordic mythology. There is with Midgard the area of humans and there is Asgard, where the Gods are at home. Utgard is beyond the two,... Continue Reading →
The Metal trolls are back and different to the internet trolls these ones are very welcome. It’s Finntroll that launch their next longplayer in September, a next chapter of a story, Somnium and Katla probably didn’t have in mind when founding the band in a rehearsal room back in 1997. Deviating from traditional Black Metal,... Continue Reading →
Slowly but steady, UADA's fansbase is growing, mainly due to great musical craftsmanship that's so far reflected on two longplayers. UADA was funded in 2014 and debuted two years later with 'Devoid of Light'. 'Cult of a Dying Sun' was the next strike from the Portland-based quartet and sticking to a 'every second year' release... Continue Reading →
After Portuguese Gaerea premiered in 2018 with 'Unsetting Whipsers' the band received a lot of positive feedback, which has been the springboard for the quintet to further evolve. What certainly helped guys from Oporto was inking a deal with Season Of Mist. With the support of the new label the guys started to work on... Continue Reading →
In summary, we can say that The Rite have achieved a very solid start with this album. Thanks to a tight groove, the songs are instantly memorable and will continue to fascinate even after listening to them several times. 'Liturgy of the Black' is an album I can recommend, no doubt.
Greek symphonic death metal masters Septicflesh are now announcing a live streaming event for the 'Infernus Sinfonica MMXIX' dvd in advance of the release date! The online event will take place on June 27th, 2020 at 21:00 CET. Tickets can now be purchased HERE and are valid for 12 hours. The full concert was taped in February... Continue Reading →
If the third album is still the deciding factor for the future development of a band remains open, but the past shows that these albums are at least a kind of indicator. Gothenburg's Vampire are approaching this crossroads with 'Rex'. Founded in 2011 the band of Command, Hand Of Doom, Black String, Abysmal Condor and... Continue Reading →
Greek symphonic death metal masters Septicflesh are now announcing the release of the 'Infernus Sinfonica MMXIX' show on Blu-ray DVD! The full concert was taped in February 2019, during a sold out show at the 'Metropolitan Theater' in Mexico City. The unforgettable night was the largest production of its kind at the venue, which included the... Continue Reading →
Einar Selvik, Norwegian composer, musician and creative head of Wardruna, has gained an excellent reputation over the past decades as a specialist and musician of Nordic music, has written music for the TV series 'Vikings' and lately it was announced that he will compose the music for the new video game 'Assassin's Creed Valhalla' together... Continue Reading →