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Mystifier release second new track of forthcoming album

Mystifier release second new track of forthcoming album

The Brazilian black metal underground stalwarts of MYSTIFIER are now premiering the second new track of their new full length ‘Protogoni Mavri Magiki Dynasteia’, which will be released on March 8th 2019. MYSTIFIER lead guitarist Beelzeebubth comments on the track: “Today is my Birthday my metal friends, and you will get a gift (from Darkness) too. Let’s [...]

February 12, 2019 Elsa Marques News 0

WINDSWEPT stream entire new album ‘The Onlooker’

WINDSWEPT stream entire new album ‘The Onlooker’

Conceived by DRUDKH mastermind Roman Sayenko in cooperation with two fellow band members, black metal force WINDSWEPT have returned with their second full length. ‘The Onlooker’ was released via Season of Mist Underground Activists on February 8, 2019. WINDSWEPT, the Ukrainian black metal formation founded by DRUDKH mastermind Roman Sayenko, are now streaming their entire [...]

February 11, 2019 Elsa Marques News 0

Gaahls WYRD released new track “Ghosts Invited”

Gaahls WYRD released new track “Ghosts Invited”

Gaahls WYRD, fronted by legendary black metal vocalist, frontman, artist and composer Gaahl, will release their highly anticipated debut album ‘GastiR – Ghosts invited’, via Season of Mist on May 31st. Norwegian extreme metal formation GAAHLS WYRD, fronted by renowned vocalist Gaahl,  are now streaming the first track off their upcoming record ‘GastiR – Ghosts [...]

February 10, 2019 Elsa Marques News 0

Drudkh stream the track “Autum in Sepia” of new compilation

Drudkh stream the track “Autum in Sepia” of new compilation

Ukrainian black metal icons, DRUDKH are streaming the track “Autumn in Sepia”, taken from the new compilation ‘A Few Lines in Archaic Ukrainian’. The compilation, set for worldwide release on April 5 via Season of Mist Underground Activists, bundles the songs from the band’s split EP’s with HADES ALMIGHTY, GRIFT and PAYSAGE D’HIVER. Previously, this set of [...]

February 7, 2019 Elsa Marques News 0

The Moth Gatherer unravel details of “Esoteric Oppression”

The Moth Gatherer unravel details of “Esoteric Oppression”

THE MOTH GATHERER, an atmospheric doom/sludge/post metal band based in Stockholm, will release its third studio album, “Esoteric Oppression” on February 22nd via Agonia Records. The new album entitled “Esoteric Oppression” is the successor of the critically acclaimed “The Earth Is The Sky” (2015). The Moth Gatherer is a band of varying genres, centered around atmospheric doom, sludge and post metal. Their prolific approach includes electric musical [...]

December 15, 2018 Elsa Marques News Comments Off on The Moth Gatherer unravel details of “Esoteric Oppression”

Saint Vitus finish recordings and announce European tour

Saint Vitus finish recordings and announce European tour

The godfathers of American doom metal Saint Vitus have recently finished their studio sessions for the recording of their brand new album, which will be released in 2019 via Season of Mist. From the very first guitar chords, that unmistakable frying, sizzling, and wailing signature sound of Dave Chandler as well as the trademark deeply resonant vocals of Scott [...]

November 29, 2018 Elsa Marques News Comments Off on Saint Vitus finish recordings and announce European tour

Rotting Christ premiered the first track from their upcoming album ‘The Heretics’

Rotting Christ premiered the first track from their upcoming album ‘The Heretics’

The Greek metal veterans of Rotting Christ are now premiering the very first track taken from their upcoming album ‘The Heretics’. The new offering is slated for release on February 15th, 2019 via Season of Mist. The song ”Fire, God and Fear” is now streaming in the form of a lyric video. Frontman Sakis Tolis comments on behalf of [...]

November 29, 2018 Elsa Marques News Comments Off on Rotting Christ premiered the first track from their upcoming album ‘The Heretics’

[video] Vreid Interview

[video] Vreid Interview

While attending Beyond the Gates 2018 festival, Season of Mist made it possible to interview Vreid. This happened just before the pre-listening of their latest release Lifehunger at the Garage venue in Bergen, Norway. Needs to be referred that Garage venue is part of Bergen’s metal scene history and we were fortunate they allowed us to [...]

November 25, 2018 Elsa Marques Interviews Comments Off on [video] Vreid Interview

Vreid & Kalmah upcoming european tour teaser

Vreid & Kalmah upcoming european tour teaser

Vreid & Kalmah are embarking on a joint tour over europe. This tour will start on the 5th of December and they have as special guest Slegest. While attending Beyond the Gates 2018 festival, Enslain magazine with the support of The Black Planet zine had the opportunity to interview Hváll from Vreid. This happened just [...]

November 24, 2018 Elsa Marques News Comments Off on Vreid & Kalmah upcoming european tour teaser

Avast premieres video from their debut full-length album

Avast premieres video from their debut full-length album

With their debut full-length album “Mother Culture” having hit the streets on Dark Essence Records last month, Norwegian Blackgazers Avast have now premiered a video from the album. Hailing from Stavanger, Norway, Avast consists of Hans Olaf Myrvang (Agenda) on bass and vocals, Trond Salte (Agenda),  Ørjan Lund (Nag) on guitars, and Stian Steensnæs (Lik) [...]

November 20, 2018 Elsa Marques News Comments Off on Avast premieres video from their debut full-length album

Report: Hypocrisy & Kataklysm @ The Circus, Helsinki

Report: Hypocrisy & Kataklysm @ The Circus, Helsinki

This event took place on the 9th of November at The Circus venue, organised by Live Nation Finland. This report is a collaborative effort with Enslain magazine. Unfortunately, Lady Enslain missed the opening act and I arrived to the venue just by the end of the opening act “The Spirit”. There was only enough time to [...]

November 18, 2018 Elsa Marques Concerts, Reports Comments Off on Report: Hypocrisy & Kataklysm @ The Circus, Helsinki

The Sacrifice premiere new track from upcoming album

The Sacrifice premiere new track from upcoming album

French electro outfit THE SACRIFICE are premiering the second track of their upcoming self-titled album ‘The Sacrifice’. The debut record is set for release on December 7th, 2018 via Season of Mist. THE SACRIFICE was born out of French electronic group PANZER FLOWER from Occitanie, consisting of Patrice Duthoo and Raphaël Glatz. Back then, PANZER FLOWER [...]

November 7, 2018 Elsa Marques News Comments Off on The Sacrifice premiere new track from upcoming album

Ragnarok begin to work on new full-length album

Ragnarok begin to work on new full-length album

NORWEGIAN BLACK METALLERS RAGNAROK BEGIN WORK ON THEIR NINTH FULL-LENGTH ALBUM Twenty five years after having been formed by the iconic drummer Jontho, veteran Norwegian Black Metallers Ragnarok have entered the studio to begin work on what will be the band’s ninth full-length album. The, as yet unnamed,  album is expected to be released during late [...]

November 5, 2018 Elsa Marques News Comments Off on Ragnarok begin to work on new full-length album

Interview: Krowos

Interview: Krowos

  Krowos is an Italian black metal band formed by: Tsade – Screaming and Clean Vocals Bheltregus – Choirs and Clean Vocals Frozen – Drums and Guitars Imbris – Bass Krowos was created by Frozen and Tsade in 2011. After the first release, Imbris and Mescun joined the band in 2012, and later on by [...]

April 8, 2018 Elsa Marques Interviews Comments Off on Interview: Krowos