Trailer For “Episode II” Posted By Dark Sarah

Dark Sarah, the new project by former Amberian Dawn vocalist Heidi Parviainen, posted a new trailer for the second episode of three leading to the release of the debut album “Behind the Black Veil.” The trailer teases the orchestration for the release. A crown funding campaign for the release of the album is underway and donations can be made at this location.

For a taste of Dark Sarah’s music, check out the full video for “Memories Fall” over here. Check out the trailer clip here:

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Scythia Streaming New EP "For The Bear" Online

Canada‚Äôs purveyors of folk/prog metal, Scythia, are now streaming their upcoming EP “For The Bear” on MetalRecusants.com. Check out the whole thing right here.

The EP will be officially available on Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 and can be pre-ordered on bandcamp. The following press release was issued about the EP:

“A short, but sweet seven-track adventure that departs from the orchestration and central concept of its predecessors, 2011’s ‘…Of Exile’ and 2010’s ‘…Of War,’ the EP represents a leaner, faster and sharper folk metal machine.

“The folk warriors will also be trekking across Canada for their ‘For The Bear Tour’ that will kick off at their EP launch show in Vancouver, BC on Sept 26th at the Rickshaw Theater and will see the band venture east with a performance at Noctis Metal Fest on Sept 29th alongside such names as Venom and Agalloch and heading as far as Montreal, QC and back west over the month long tour.”

Sept 26, 2012 – Rickshaw Theater – Vancouver, BC w/ Terrifier, Nylithia
Sept 28, 2012 – Rockwater Grill and Bar – Golden, BC (Scythia exclusive)
Sept 29, 2012 – Mac Hall Ballroom – NOCTIS METAL FEST – Calgary, AB
October 1, 2012 – Ozzy’s/The Zoo – Winnipeg, MB w/ Vathek, Spill the Blood, Half Dead Husky
October 5, 2012- Rotilicious – Ajax, ON w/ Gunt
October 6, 2012 – TBA – North Bay, ON
October 7, 2012 – Foufounes Electriques – Montreal, QC w/ Valknacht, Warcall, Talamyus
October 11, 2012 – Coach and Horses – Windsor, ON
October 12, 2012 – Corktown Pub – Hamilton, ON – Scythia Headlines
October 15, 2012 – Crocks – Thunder Bay, ON w/ Point North
October 18, 2012 – Lepps – Saskatoon, SK (Lepps) w/ Druidus, Desecrate Scripture
October 19, 2012 – Rendez Vous – Edmonton, AB – w/ Mortillery, Mongol
October 20, 2012 – Branding Iron – Armstrong, BC w/ Skatin for Satan, White Knights Finish Last

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Epica Posts Fourth Clip In "Requiem For The Indifferent" Video Series

Every week Epica is releasing a video teaser with a new layer of music. Last week you could hear the guitar riffing, this week the band has posted a view video adding the orchestration. Check out the clilp below.

On March 9th, 2012 (March 13th in the US) Epica will release the band’s fifth studio album “Requiem for the Indifferent” through Nuclear Blast. This sample is taken from the opening track “Monopoly on Truth.”

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