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Norwegian Progressive / Viking Black Metal veterans Enslaved have recently revealed the details regarding their upcoming studio release. "RIITIIR" is the title of what will be their twelfth full length album, and a follow-up to their 2010 release "Axioma Ethica Odini".
Guitarist Ivar Bjørnson, one of Enslaved's songwriters and founding members, has revealed some further details behind the concepts on "RIITIIR" through the band's official Facebook profile:
The album is, as mentioned, entitled RIITIIR - a self-made 'Norse-ified' version of the words 'Rites' / 'Rituals.' RIITIIR = 'The ... [»]
French Ambient Black Metal band Blut Aus Nord are scheduled to release their tenth full length studio recording, titled "777 - Cosmosophy", on the 21st of September 2012 through the Debemur Morti Productions record label.
"777 - Cosmosophy" will be the third and final part of their "777" trilogy of albums, with the first two parts of the trilogy being "777 - Sect(s)" and "777 - The Desanctification", both released in 2011.
As is usually the case with Blut Aus Nord's albums, the track list simply consists of numbered chapters:
Epitome XIV ... [»]
Finnish Black Metal band Behexen have announced recently that their new album, titled "Nightside Emanations", is set to be released through Debemur Morti Productions on the 21st of September, 2012. This will be their fourth full length studio recording, and a follow-up to their 2008 album "My Soul for His Glory".
The track list for "Nightside Emanations" is as follows:
Wrathfull Dragon Hau-Hra
Death's Black Light
We Burn With Serpent Fire
Temple of the Silent Curses
Kiss of Ou ... [»]
U.S. Black Metal band Abigail Williams have announced that they will disband as of the 16th of September, 2012. Ken Sorceron, the band's founder and only original remaining member, stated the following on his official Facebook page:
After much consideration we have decided to make these upcoming Abigail Williams shows our last U.S. tour. This was a very hard decision to make but feels absolutely necessary at this point. I've had the best times of my life with this band and learned so much about what I want to do with music as well as what I don't like about the industry etc... and we ... [»]
As you may have noticed, we have added a brand new Black Metal Poll sidebox on the front page, just below the Recommended Album sidebox. We will be hosting many polls over the coming weeks, months, and hopefully years, asking our users all manner of Black Metal related questions and maybe the occasional off-topic one too. To begin with, we will inaugurate the poll with a very simple question: What is your preferred style of Black Metal?
You don't need to register or sign in to vote, just scroll down to find the Black Metal Poll sidebox on the right hand side, pick your favourite subgenre ... [»]
We have made some changes to the way our search engine analyzes the database so that it will now show more relevant results for each search.
From now on, album titles and band names that match the exact search terms used will appear first, and then all partial matches will be shown afterwards. As always, all feedback is welcome, and if you do happen to notice any irregularities regarding the new search, let us know.
Nachtmystium, one of North America's better known Black Metal bands, are scheduled to release their sixth full length studio album on the 31st of July through Century Media Records.
The new album's title is Silencing Machine, and the track list is as follows:
Dawn Over the Ruin of Jerusalem
And I Control You
The Lepers of Destitution
Borrowed Hope and Broken Dreams
I Wait in Hell
Reduced to Ashes
Give Me the Grave
These Rooms in Which We Weep
Nachtmystium was formed by Blake Judd and Pat McCormick in Chicago in 2000, and ... [»]
"The Ruins of Edom" is the title of a new split album that is the product of the collaboration between U.S. Black Metal band Nightbringer and Greek Black Metal band Acherontas. "The Ruins of Edom" will be released in Europe via Polish record label Agonia Records.
The track listing for "The Ruins of Edom" is as follows:
Nightbringer - Ingress (The Gates of Edom)
Nightbringer - Mare
Nightbringer - The Grave Earths Son
Acherontas - Layil
Acherontas - Reverence for the Scarlet Goddess
Nightbringer are a Black Metal band from Green ... [»]
We are proud to announce that we have recently reached and surpassed the 1,000 Black Metal album mark, a target we were hoping to achieve by the end of the year. Thanks to our editors and contributors alike, we have reached the 1,000 album target six months ahead of schedule, and we have set a new target of 2,000 albums to be reached before January 1st, 2013.
Our 1,000th album to be included was Tvangeste - FireStorm, a Russian Symphonic Black Metal album from 2002.
We would like to thank everyone who has supported BestBlackMetalAlbums.com and contributed to us, and remind everyone else ... [»]
German Black Metal veterans Nocte Obducta, who recently re-formed in 2011 and released the album "Verderbnis - Der Schnitter Kratzt An Jeder Tür" after splitting up in 2006, are set to release what will be their ninth full length studio recording on the 29th of June.
The title of Nocte Obducta's new album is "Umbriel (Das Schweigen Zwischen Den Sternen)", which translates into English as "Umbriel - The Silence Between the Stars", although not much is known yet about the track listing or exact line-up.
Nocte Obducta were originally formed in Mainz, Germany, in 1993 under the name ... [»]
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