Susperia (Dimmu Borgir, Satyricon Etc.) Premiere Lyric Video For New Song “I Entered”

Norwegian blackened thrash/heavy metallers Susperia, comprising former members of Dimmu Borgir, Satyricon and Old Man’s Child, release the first single from their recently announced new studio album, “The Lyricist”. Titled “I Entered”, the single is available in a form of a lyric video designed by Costin Chioreanu (At The Gates, Paradise Lost, Arch Enemy) below:

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At The Gates New Album Recording Finished – Mixing Starts in January

At The Gates have finished recording their new album with producer Russ Russell (Napalm Death, Dimmu Borgir). The band’s vocalist Tomas Lindberg confirmed the news in the below holiday greeting video.

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Dimmu Borgir To Unleash New 7” “Interdimensional Summit” In February 2018

Dimmu Borgir have a new 7” EP scheduled for a February 23rd release date via Nuclear Blast Records. It will feature a new track titled “Interdimensional Summit” and will be backed by a live version of “Puritania” performed in Oslo, Norway. “Interdimensional Summit” is also expected to appear on the band’s new studio album, which will arrive in early 2018. That outing will be their first studio full-length release since 2010.

As reported earlier past month the 7” release isn’t the only vinyl in the works however, as the band have vinyl reissues of “For All Tid“, “Enthrone Darkness Triumphant” and “Death Cult Armageddon” planned for this Friday, December 22nd. Vinyl reissues of “Spiritual Black Dimensions“, “Puritanical Euphoric Misanthropia” and “Stormblåst” will follow on February 23rd.

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New Single “Eremittens Dal” Streaming From Mork

Norweigian black metal act Mork is streaming the new single “Eremittens Dal.” The song is the title track of the band’s latest effort, which dropped as a digital release back on September 29th via Peaceville Records. The physical product was issued back on October 13th.

The song features a guest appearance from Dimmu Borgir frontman Silenoz. Check out the song in the player at the bottom.

Mork was created by Thomas Eriksen in 2004 and was primarily a side-project for Eriksen from inception until the debut album release in 2013. Since then, the band has rightly earned its accolade as one of the top Norwegian black metal acts of recent years, receiving strong endorsements from peers.

“Eremittens Dal” stands as a tribute to the spirit of old-school Norwegian black metal. The album is primarily inspired by the works of Darkthrone and Burzum, complete with raw production and ice-cold riffs, but with its own dynamic and atmospheric twist; stepping effortlessly between the ferocious and the melancholy, covering themes of hate, death, seclusion and misanthropy, both lyrically and in the way that a one-man-band makes music in solitude, perfectly fitting of the title, translated as “Valley of the hermit.”

The suitably grim pencil cover art (shown in the background of the player below) comes courtesy of Jannicke Wiese-Hansen, who famously made artwork for early Burzum and Satyricon releases.

The track listing is:

1. Hedningens spisse brodder
2. Holdere av fortet
3. Forsteinet i hat
4. Eremittens Dal
5. I hornenes bilde
6. Likfølget
7. Et rike i nord
8. I enden av tauet
9. Mørkets alter
10. Gravøl

Check out “Eremittens Dal” here:

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New Album “Tartarus” Detailed By W.E.B.

“Tartarus” is the fourth album of Greek symphonic dark metal act W.E.B. and represents the band’s most most diverse release to date. The album is set to drop on November 10th via Apathia Records.

Compared to 2014’s “For Bidens,” “Tartarus” focuses on a deeper inclusion of orchestrations, making it sound more epic, while keeping the band’s very own Dark Metal genre. Check out the majestic video for the 8 minute title track in the player below.

“Tartarus” features a noticeable guest appearance by Sotiris Vayenas (Septicflesh) on the ninth track “Thanatos Part I – Golgotha.” Fans of Septic Flesh, Rotting Christ, Dimmu Borgir, Behemoth will not be disappointed.

The track listing for “Tartarus” is:

1. Where Everything Begun
2. Tartarus
3. Ave Solaris
4. Dragona
5. I, the Bornless
6. Morphine for Saints
7. Cosmos in Flames
8. Thanatos Part I – Golgotha
9. Thanatos Part II – Epitaphios
10. Thanatos Part III – Mnemosynon

Check out “Tartarus” here:

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Elvenking Announces Snowy Shaw To Guest On New Album

Italian folk metal act Elvenking announced that ex-King Diamond/ex-Sabaton drummer Snowy Shaw will guest on the upcoming new album “Secrets of the Magick Grimoire,” which is set to drop on November 10th via AFM Records.

The band previously announced that Witchery vocalist Angst Norder will provide growls and screams on four of the new tunes.

On Shaw, the band commented: “For sure one of our favorite musicians and twisted souls out there, who has been member and performed in some of our all-time favorite bands and albums: King Diamond, Mercyful Fate, Therion, Dimmu Borgir, Sabaton, Dream Evil, Memento Mori, just to name a few! Ledies and Gentlemen. Mr Snowy Shaw. He added his malicious and spooky vocals in the song ‘At the Court of the Wild Hunt,’ and we cannot wait for you to listen the result!

The track list for the album is:

1. Invoking The Woodland Spirit
2. Draugen’s Maelstrom
3. The One We Shall Follow
4. The Horned Ghost And The Sorcerer
5. A Grain Of Truth
6. The Wolves Will Be Howling Your Name
7. 3 Ways To Magick
8. Straight Inside Your Winter
9. The Voynich Manuscript
10. Summon The Dawn Light
11. At The Court Of The Wild Hunt (Feat. Snowy Shaw)
12. A Cloak Of Dusk

Bonus Tracks for Digi and Vinyl (Gold and Clear Green limited) versions:

13. Petalstorm
14. The Open Breach
15. Jigsaw Puzzle (2010 Version)
16. Skywards (2008 Version)

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Nuclear Blast Records Inks Deal With Letters From The Colony

A highly complex construct of math metal, crushing death elements and virtuosic shoegaze moments – Letters From The Colony creates more than just songs. The young progressive extreme metal architects from Borlänge in Sweden are building tracks that are able to catapult them right into the league of bands such as Meshuggah, Opeth or Gojira with their first album only just on the horizon.

The five young musicians are proud to announce that they have signed a deal with Nuclear Blast whilst the debut album “Vignette” is currently in the making. But lowering its sights for the debut album or taking just small steps at the beginning of a career has always been out of the question for Letters From The Colony. The first full-length release is already being mastered by Jens Bogren (Dimmu Borgir, Opeth, Pradise Lost), whilst Peter Tägtgren (Hypocrisy, PAIN, Lindemann) has not shied away from declaring a big recommendation for the band.

Letters From The Colony builds upon the intersection between perfection and ordered chaos; the unbridled joy of experimentation and virtuosic instrument mastery. They deliver highly complex songs full of unbounded aggression and progressive structures, but also do not shy away from playing saxophone alongside guitars or sampling the call of a deer into a track!

Obviously, the cover artwork choice for the band is another proof of the quintet’s dazzling multi-faceted qualities, and it arrives as rare and vibrant as they come (see below), pushing Letters From The Colony into a completely new niche compartment of technically challenging extreme metal.

More info, as well as the first songs from ‘Vignette’ will be unveiled soon.

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The Haunted Debuts New Video For “Monuments” From New Album “Strength In Numbers”

The Haunted debuts a new lyric video for the song “Monuments”, taken from band’s ninth studio album “Strength In Numbers”, which was released on August 25 via Century Media. The new effort was recorded at Parlour Studios in the U.K. with producer Russ Russell (Napalm Death, Dimmu Borgir, etc.).

Check out now “Monuments” below.

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The Haunted Debuts New Video For “Monuments” From New Album “Strength In Numbers”

The Haunted debuts a new lyric video for the song “Monuments”, taken from band’s ninth studio album “Strength In Numbers”, which was released on August 25 via Century Media. The new effort was recorded at Parlour Studios in the U.K. with producer Russ Russell (Napalm Death, Dimmu Borgir, etc.).

Check out now “Monuments” below.

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The Haunted Releases “Preachers Of Death” Music Video

Acclaimed Swedish thrash metal crew The Haunted will unleash ninth studio album “Strength In Numbers” next week — August 25th — worldwide via Century Media Records.

Today the band unveils latest single, “Preachers Of Death”, which you can check out in the below music video produced by Oscar Dziedziela (OD Visual). The band comments: “‘Preachers Of Death’ is the third video from our new album ‘Strength In Numbers.’ It’s a stomping number with all the elements of a true The Haunted song. Turn it up and stretch your neck, ’cause this is a banger.”

Recorded at Parlour Studios in the U.K. with producer Russ Russell (Napalm Death, Dimmu Borgir, The Exploited), “Strength In Numbers” comes with artwork by The Huanted’s longtime designer Andreas Pettersson.

1. Fill The Darkness With Black
2. Brute Force
3. Spark
4. Preachers Of Death
5. Strength In Numbers
6. Tighten The Noose
7. This Is The End
8. The Fall
9. Means To An End
10. Monuments

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