Posted by Imperator on 30th April, 2024 @ 12:48 UTCBy Imperator on 30-04-2024 @ 12:48 UTC
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The new album was released on the 19th of April via Soulseller Records, marking the band's ninth full-length effort in a career spanning over 30 years.

Kawir streaming "Kydoimos" in full
Kawir streaming "Kydoimos" in full

Greek Black Metal mystics Kawir have recently put out a brand new album, "Kydoimos", which was released on the 19th of April via Soulseller Records, marking the band's ninth studio album in a career spanning three decades. To celebrate the release, the entire album is now being streamed online at the label's channel:

More info here: http://www.soulsellerrecords.com

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Posted by 2ADHD4DØØM on 13th April, 2024 @ 10:10 UTCBy 2ADHD4DØØM on 13-04-2024 @ 10:10 UTC
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Rare Black Metal archive at Neseblod Records in Oslo, originally known as the famous "Helvete" shop owned by Euronymous, was mostly lost in the blaze.

Fire at Oslo Black Metal Museum
Fire at Oslo Black Metal Museum

Neseblod Records, originally 'Helvete' in Oslo, Norway, was damaged by fire. The blaze apparently started in the record store’s basement. The late Euronymous (Mayhem) used to own it back in the day. The current owner turned it into a black metal archive, a museum of sorts, and keeping the historical black metal graffiti on the wall that became a famous backdrop for many band and fan photos. A go fund me page has been created to help the owner try and restore what he can.

https://www.gofundme.com/f/neseblod-records-fire-fund

“I have been working with many Norwegian ...

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Posted by Imperator on 7th April, 2024 @ 22:53 UTCBy Imperator on 07-04-2024 @ 22:53 UTC
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The new album will be titled "House of the Black Geminus", with a scheduled release date for the 5th of July.

Akhlys reveal details for new album and premiere new track
Akhlys reveal details for new album and premiere new track

Colorado-based Black Metal spectres Akhlys have recently unveiled the details for their next album, which is to be titled "House of the Black Geminus", and will be released on the 5th of July via Debemur Morti Productions. The album will mark the band's fourth studio release, and features six new tracks, one of which, "Sister Silence, Brother Sleep", is now available for listening:

The label elaborated on the album's themes and style:

Following 2020's widely-worshipped "Melinoë", AKHLYS, the globe's premier channelers of abyssal nightmare, return triumphant with ...

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Posted by Imperator on 7th April, 2024 @ 22:43 UTCBy Imperator on 07-04-2024 @ 22:43 UTC
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The single is for the song "Traitor’s Crown", the opening track for the band's upcoming "Verum Malum" album, due for release on the 26th of April.

Draugnim present single from new album
Draugnim present single from new album

Finns Draugnim are getting ready to unleash what will be their fourth studio album, "Verum Malum", marking their first release of any kind in eight years. The album will be released on the 26th of April via Naturmacht Productions, with the album's opening track "Traitor’s Crown" now available for streaming while we wait:

The label briefly described the album's themes:

"Traitor's Crown" is the first single from the new album "Verum Malum" of Finnish Black Death Metal Band Draugnim. The album deals with the growing unquenchable and inescapable evil in man, not just ...

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Posted by Imperator on 7th April, 2024 @ 22:37 UTCBy Imperator on 07-04-2024 @ 22:37 UTC
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The legendary French Black Metal act has returned to activity with a brand new album, "Black Metal Cult", released at the end of March via Osmose Productions.

Mütiilation returns with "Black Metal Cult"
Mütiilation returns with "Black Metal Cult"

William "Meyhna'ch" Roussel, mastermind behind the legendary French Black Metal act Mütiilation, has resurrected the band with a brand new album, titled "Black Metal Cult", marking the first Mütiilation album in almost 17 years, and seventh studio album overall. The album was released on the 29th of March, and is streaming in full at the Osmose Productions channel:

The label commented briefly:

2024... More than 30 years after its infamous creation, the black heart of Mutiilation is still pumping its poison. Risen from the ashes, unexpected for decades. Meyhnach, in his ...

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Posted by Imperator on 7th April, 2024 @ 22:29 UTCBy Imperator on 07-04-2024 @ 22:29 UTC
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The song is titled "Plunge", and is the opening track from their upcoming album, "The Path of Perdition", due for release next month.

Vástígr present new song from upcoming album
Vástígr present new song from upcoming album

Austrian Black Metal act Vástígr are getting ready to release what will be their second studio album, titled "The Path of Perdition", which is due for release on the 24th of May via Avantgarde Music. Meanwhile, check out the album's opening track, "Plunge":

The label commented:

A perfect blending of atmospheric black metal and dissonant, complex structures typical to the Icelandic scene, Vástígr music is one of the very rare cases in which a black metal artist is actually crafting something personal and unique. After a five-year long silence, ...

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Posted by Imperator on 28th March, 2024 @ 22:48 UTCBy Imperator on 28-03-2024 @ 22:48 UTC
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The video is for the song "The Sophist", and is taken from the band's upcoming sophomore album, "Beyond the Palest Star", which is due for release tomorrow via Transcending Obscurity Records.

Vorga premiere new music video
Vorga premiere new music video

German Black Metal spacefarers Vorga have been working on a brand new album, titled "Beyond the Palest Star", which is scheduled for release tomorrow via Indian label Transcending Obscurity Records. Ahead of the release, the album's second track "The Sophist" is now available for listening in the form of a music video, check it out:

The label elaborated on the release:

Scaling astronomical heights with their previous full length, sci-fi themed black metal band Vorga return with another illuminating album. The German band, wiser from their experiences, have adopted a more direct approach ...

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Posted by Imperator on 28th March, 2024 @ 22:44 UTCBy Imperator on 28-03-2024 @ 22:44 UTC
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The album's title is "Le Bannissement", and will mark the band's first full-length release in six years, and third album overall.

Cantique Lépreux streaming new album in full
Cantique Lépreux streaming new album in full

Québecois Black Metal act Cantique Lépreux will be releasing a brand new album tomorrow, titled "Le Bannissement", and featuring seven new tracks. The album marks the band's first album in six years, and will be their third full-length effort overall. To celebrate the release, the entire thing is up for streaming over at the Eisenwald channel:

As described by the label:

Québec's own CANTIQUE LÉPREUX are back with their third full-length album "Le bannissement". It is a tale of self-initiation, a rejection of society, and a glorification of nature - manifested in their signature style of ...

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Posted by Imperator on 28th March, 2024 @ 22:39 UTCBy Imperator on 28-03-2024 @ 22:39 UTC
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The song is taken from the band's upcoming third studio album, "The Apophatic Wilderness", due for release tomorrow.

Verberis present "Labyrinthine Privation"
Verberis present "Labyrinthine Privation"

Ahead of tomorrow's release of "The Apophatic Wilderness", New Zealanders Verberis have made the album's second track available for streaming via the Norma Evangelium Diaboli channel. Check out "Labyrinthine Privation" below:

The label commented:

‘Do you not recognise the trials requested of you? Do you not hear the swarms of voracious flies? Do you not smell corruption’s fetid perfume? As moths to candle flame, so compelled and beguiled to be blind to your annihilation in the Devil’s fires.’

With “The Apophatic Wilderness”, Verberis reveals an image of man cast into the house of ...

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Posted by Imperator on 28th March, 2024 @ 22:35 UTCBy Imperator on 28-03-2024 @ 22:35 UTC
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The album is titled "Beneath", and marks the solo project's second full-length studio album.

Lhaäd streaming new album in full
Lhaäd streaming new album in full

Last week, Belgian Black Metal project Lhaäd released a brand new album, titled "Beneath", and marking the project's second full-length release overall. To celebrate the occasion, the whole thing is available for streaming via the Amor Fati Productions channel:

More info here: https://amorfatiproductions.bandcamp.com/album/lha-d-beneath

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