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Atrox announce new guitarist and Portuguese dates

Atrox announce new guitarist and Portuguese dates

Norway’s Atrox, whose sixth full-length album “Monocle” was released on Dark Essence Records last year, have announced that they will be adding guitarist Steffen Berg to their lineup of Rune Folgerø on Vocals, Eivind on Guitars, Rune Sørgård on Guitars & Technology, Erik Paulsen on Bass, and Andreas Kjøl Berg on drums. Although this won’t [...]

November 20, 2018 Filipe Gomes News 0

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 0

Superlynx signs with Dark Essence Records

Superlynx signs with Dark Essence Records

Dark Essence Records have inked a deal with the Norwegian doom/psych trio Superlynx and are set to release what will be the band’s sophomore full-length album in the early part of 2019. If you were to ask Superlynx about musical influences their answer would be something pretty much along the lines of “the sum of [...]

October 29, 2018 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Superlynx signs with Dark Essence Records

Madder Mortem release new single “Liberator”

Madder Mortem release new single “Liberator”

Dark Essence Records revealed one more track from “Marrow”, the upcoming opus from Alternative Metallers Madder Mortem scheduled for release on the 21st of  September. “Liberator”, can be listened below. Marrow by Madder Mortem The band described “Liberator”: “Really a Madder roller coaster, a sense of urgency powering the soaring-then-plummeting changes of feeling and style, [...]

September 7, 2018 Filipe Gomes News Comments Off on Madder Mortem release new single “Liberator”

The 3rd Attempt to release new album

The 3rd Attempt to release new album

Norwegian band The 3rd Attempt started working on their second full-length album. Norwegian Black Metallers The 3rd Attempt debut album “Born in Thorns” hit the streets already back in Autumn of 2015 via Dark Essence Records. The band and label now announced the entrance on the Strand Studio in Oslo on May 26 to start recording [...]

July 25, 2017 Elsa Marques News Comments Off on The 3rd Attempt to release new album

Atrox unravels details of upcoming album “Monocle”

Atrox unravels details of upcoming album “Monocle”

Atrox revealed the details of their upcoming 6th full-length album. “Monocle” is to be released on September 8th, 2017 via their label Dark Essence Records.  After an extensive hiatus of 9 years, the Norwegian experimental metallers Atrox are finally back to release their 6th album. The information disclosed by the label about “Monocle” claims the album [...]

June 20, 2017 Elsa Marques News Comments Off on Atrox unravels details of upcoming album “Monocle”