Posted by Imperator on 20th June, 2021 @ 00:10 UTCBy Imperator on 20-06-2021 @ 00:10 UTC

Hellfest reveal line-up for extended 2022 edition

The organizers of France's premier metal festival, Hellfest, have recently revealed their ambitious plans for next year's event. The 2022 edition of Hellfest, not only to celebrate the festival's 15th anniversary but also to make up for the fact that the 2020 and 2021 editions had to be cancelled, will span a total of seven days and feature over 350 bands.

The 2022 edition will be split in two halves, with the first half taking place on the 17th, 18th and 19th of June, while the second half will place over four days between the 23rd and 26th of June, serving as the "extension". ... [»]

Posted by Imperator on 18th June, 2021 @ 11:30 UTCBy Imperator on 18-06-2021 @ 11:30 UTC

New Decayed album out now and streaming online

Lusitanian Black Metal veterans Decayed have just unleashed a brand new album today, titled "Old Ghosts and Primeval Demons". The new album, which was released through Portuguese label Lusitanian Music, marks the band's 14th full-length in a career spanning over 30 years. The album was originally scheduled for release in 2020 to mark the band's 30th anniversary, but was unfortunately delayed due to obvious reasons.

The entire album is now being streamed through the Decayed Bandcamp page:

Here's a closer look at the album's cover art, combining modern design techniques with old ... [»]

Posted by Imperator on 17th June, 2021 @ 11:51 UTCBy Imperator on 17-06-2021 @ 11:51 UTC

Debut Beyond Man album out now and streaming online in full

Norwegian Black Metal act Beyond Man have just released their first full-length album today. The self-titled debut was released through Finnish label The Sinister Flame, and to mark the occasion, the entire album will be streamed online via the BMP YouTube channel later this afternoon:

Beyond Man is a relatively new band, however the band's members are veterans of the Scandinavian Black Metal scene, featuring musicians from the likes of Aptorian Demon, Saligia, Ritual Death, Mare and Behexen.

"Beyond Man" features a total of six new tracks, and clocks in at just over 33 ... [»]

Posted by Imperator on 17th June, 2021 @ 11:38 UTCBy Imperator on 17-06-2021 @ 11:38 UTC

New Unreqvited song streaming online

Canadian Post-Black Metal band Unreqvited have just premiered a brand new track from their upcoming album. The new song, which is titled "Funeral Pyre", went live on Stereogum yesterday, and you can check it out below:

The new album is titled "Beautiful Ghosts", and will be the band's sixth full-length. The complete tracklist is as follows:

All is Lost Autumn & Everley Reverie Funeral Pyre Cherish Beautiful Ghosts All is Found

Here's a closer look at the intriguing artwork for the new album:

"Beautiful Ghosts" will be released on the 13th of ... [»]

Posted by Imperator on 16th June, 2021 @ 12:23 UTCBy Imperator on 16-06-2021 @ 12:23 UTC

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Posted by PeaceThroughAnarchy on 14th June, 2021 @ 18:36 UTCBy PeaceThroughAnarchy on 14-06-2021 @ 18:36 UTC

Yoth Iria streaming new music video from their latest album

Reincarnated Greek veterans Yoth Iria, have premiered a brand new music video for a song from their debut album that was released earlier this year. The song is titled "The Great Hunter", and was the opening track for their debut full-length, "As the Flame Withers". Here's the video in question:

Yoth Iria was formed recently by two of the important names in the early Hellenic Black Metal scene of the 90s. After releasing an EP in 2020, they finally released their highly anticipated debut full-length in January of this year through Pagan Records. The album is one of the ... [»]

Posted by Imperator on 13th June, 2021 @ 11:03 UTCBy Imperator on 13-06-2021 @ 11:03 UTC

New Thyrfing music video online

Swedish vikings Thyrfing have just unveiled a brand new music video, this time for the song "Järnhand", which will be the fifth track from from their upcoming full-length album, "Vanagandr", which is scheduled for release on the 27th of August through Despotz Records. The new album will be the band's first release of any kind since 2013. Check out the new video below:

The complete tracklist for "Vanagandr" will be as follows:

Döp Dem i Eld Undergångens Länkar Rötter Fredlös Järnhand Håg och Minne Träldomsord ... [»]

Posted by Imperator on 12th June, 2021 @ 12:23 UTCBy Imperator on 12-06-2021 @ 12:23 UTC

New Raat EP out now and streaming online

Indian Post-Black Metal project Raat has just released a brand new EP today, titled "Avenir". The new EP features three tracks, and will be streamed online in its entirety through the BMP YouTube channel later today:

The complete tracklist for the EP is as follows:

Avenir Oblivion Halcyon

Raat (Hindi for "night") is a solo project that was formed in New Delhi, India in 2019 by S.R, who's work you may already be familiar with from his other Black Metal project, Lesath. S.R is quite the prolific musician, having released over the last couple of years two ... [»]

Posted by PeaceThroughAnarchy on 11th June, 2021 @ 06:30 UTCBy PeaceThroughAnarchy on 11-06-2021 @ 06:30 UTC

Fenriz uncovers more details about new album in interview

Fenriz from the mighty Darkthrone recently offered a brand new interview with, which reveals more details about the upcoming full-length.

In the article, there is a lengthy interview with artist David A. Hardy about the origins of his artwork, and also a rather short interview with Fenriz about the intention of the band for using this artwork on their upcoming album, "Eternal Hails......".

When asked about the idea behind using this artwork as their album cover, Fenriz reveals some details about the history of the band (and himself) regarding the early days ... [»]

Posted by Imperator on 11th June, 2021 @ 01:52 UTCBy Imperator on 11-06-2021 @ 01:52 UTC

Wolves in the Throne Room reveal details for upcoming album

Cascadian nature worshipers Wolves in the Throne Room have just announced via their Facebook page that they will be releasing a brand new full-length on the 20th of August. The new album, which is titled "Primordial Arcana", will be released through Relapse Records in North America, and through Century Media Records elsewhere in the world.

Together with the announcement, the band also made available a brand new music video for the album's opening track, "Mountain Magick":

The band commented briefly on the production of the video:

The Video for "Mountain ... [»]

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