Metal Blade Records launches “Chrismassacre” holiday sale

– 01/11/18 –

Featuring a new King Diamond “No Presents For Christmas” 12″ picture disc; holiday contest launched with Halo Custom Guitars

“Chrismassacre” artwork designed by Costin Chioreanu / twilight13media.com

To celebrate the holiday season, Metal Blade Records has now launched its annual “Chrismassacre” sale, featuring a variety of Christmas and winter merchandise – plus a new King Diamond “No Presents For Christmas” 12″ picture disc (limited to 1000 copies!). Purchase your favorite seasonal gifts and clothing now at: metalblade.com/xmas


Metal Blade has also joined forces with Halo Custom Guitars to offer fans an exclusive holiday prize pack, containing:
–a Halo GVK guitar (Grand Prize), plus vinyl from Cattle Decapitation, Revocation, Rivers Of Nihil, Behemoth, Manowar, Sorcerer, Harm’s Way, Amon Amarth, Unearth, and The Crown, as well as a Halo Custom Guitars shirt, and guitar picks
–vinyl from Cattle Decapitation, Revocation, Rivers Of Nihil (for 3 runners-up)

The contest begins today (Nov. 1st) and ends Dec. 3rd. Enter for your chance to win here: metalblade.com/xmas

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New Album “The Crowning of the Fire King” Streaming In Full From Sorcerer

In celebration of the release of the new album “The Crowning Of The Fire King” today (October 20th) via Metal Blade Records, Swedish epic doom act Sorcerer is streaming the entire release, which you can hear in the player below.

The track listing for “The Crowning Of The Fire King” is:

1. Sirens (see video clip here)
2. Ship Of Doom (see video clip here)
3. Abandoned By The Gods
4. The Devil’s Incubus (see lyric video here)
5. Nattvaka
6. Crimson Cross
7. The Crowning Of The Fire King
8. Unbearable Sorrow

Check out the album here:

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Sorcerer launches lyric video for new single “The Devils Incubus”

– October 18th, 2017 –

Swedish Epic Heavy Doom Metal warlords Sorcerer will release their new album, The Crowning Of The Fire King, this Friday (October 20th) via Metal Blade Records! Sorcerer have now released a lyric video for the new single “The Devils Incubus” at: youtube.com/watch?v=8i39_TeAhuk

To hear the first single, “Sirens”, please visit: metalblade.com/sorcerer – where The Crowning Of The Fire King can also be pre-ordered in the following formats:


–Digipak-CD (with bonus tracks)
–180 g black vinyl
–Clear Turquoise Blue Vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 400 copies)
–Golden Sand Marbled Vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 300 copies)
–Cool Grey Orange Marbled Vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 200 copies)
–Dark Sky Blue/Gray Marbled Vinyl (USA exclusive – limited to 300 copies)
–Clear/Black Marbled Vinyl (USA exclusive – limited to 200 copies)

Sorcerer comments: “We have aimed to write an album with diversity and intensity, an album that we want to listen to ourselves. ‘The Crowning Of The Fire King‘ is by far our best recording ever with songs that are strong, powerful and doomy. We have captured what Sorcerer is about and taken the songs to the next level for the band.”

The Crowning Of The Fire King track-listing:
1. Sirens
2. Ship Of Doom
3. Abandoned By The Gods
4. The Devils Incubus
5. Nattvaka
6. Crimson Cross
7. The Crowning Of The Fire King
8. Unbearable Sorrow

Read on for some reviews of The Crowning Of The Fire King:

“A unique feel for gigantic melodies! Nobody will top ‘The Crowning Of The Fire King‘ this year!”Rock Hard Germany, 10/10 points, # 1 soundcheck

“‘The Crowning Of The Fire King‘ surpasses its already great predecessor ‘In The Shadow Of The Inverted Cross‘ with ease!”Deaf Forever Germany, 9.5/10 points, # 2 soundcheck

“A little masterpiece that could become the genre album of the year!”Metal Hammer Germany, 6/7 points, # 6 soundcheck

“The world of Epic Doom has not experienced anything like this since Candlemass’ ‘Death Magic Doom’! A highlight beyond comparison!”Legacy Germany, 14/15 points, # 6 soundcheck

“With Candlemass at the crossroad and Solitude Aeturnus MIA, the aptly-titled ‘The Crowning of the Fire King‘ is their ticket to the throne!”Metal Hammer UK, 8/10

Sorcerer line-up:
Anders Engberg – vocals
Kristian Niemann – guitars
Peter Hallgren – guitars
Johnny Hagel – bass
Richard Evensand – drums

Sorcerer online:
https://www.facebook.com/sorcererdoom
http://www.sorcererdoom.com

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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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Sorcerer Posts “Ship Of Doom” Lyric Video

Swedish epic heavy doom metal warlords Sorcerer will release new album, “The Crowning Of The Fire King,” on October 20th via Metal Blade Records. For a preview of the record, Sorcerer has now released a lyric video for the new single, “Ship Of Doom.”

The band comments: “‘Ship of Doom’ captures the essence of Sorcerer. Slow, doomy and full of surprises for the listener. The music for this one was written by our very talented guitar player Peter Hallgren.”

1. Sirens
2. Ship Of Doom
3. Abandoned By The Gods
4. The Devils Incubus
5. Nattvaka
6. Crimson Cross
7. The Crowning Of The Fire King
8. Unbearable Sorrow

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Sorcerer releases lyric video for new single, “Ship of Doom”

– September 26th, 2017 –

Swedish epic heavy doom metal warlords Sorcerer will release their new album, The Crowning Of The Fire King, on October 20th via Metal Blade Records! For a preview of the record, Sorcerer has now released a lyric video for the new single, “Ship Of Doom”, which can be viewed at: youtube.com/watch?v=oWF3gR_U7aM

The band comments: “‘Ship of Doom’ captures the essence of Sorcerer. Slow, doomy and full of surprises for the listener. The music for this one was written by our very talented guitar player Peter Hallgren.”

To watch the video for the first single, “Sirens”, please visit: metalblade.com/sorcerer – where The Crowning Of The Fire King can also be pre-ordered in the following formats:


–Digipak-CD (with bonus tracks)
–180 g black vinyl
–Clear Turquoise Blue Vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 400 copies)
–Golden Sand Marbled Vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 300 copies)
–Cool Grey Orange Marbled Vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 200 copies)
–Dark Sky Blue/Gray Marbled Vinyl (USA exclusive – limited to 300 copies)
–Clear/Black Marbled Vinyl (USA exclusive – limited to 200 copies)

Sorcerer comments: “We have aimed to write an album with diversity and intensity, an album that we want to listen to ourselves. ‘The Crowning Of The Fire King‘ is by far our best recording ever with songs that are strong, powerful and doomy. We have captured what Sorcerer is about and taken the songs to the next level for the band.”

The Crowning Of The Fire King track-listing:
1. Sirens
2. Ship Of Doom
3. Abandoned By The Gods
4. The Devils Incubus
5. Nattvaka
6. Crimson Cross
7. The Crowning Of The Fire King
8. Unbearable Sorrow

Sorcerer line-up:
Anders Engberg – vocals
Kristian Niemann – guitars
Peter Hallgren – guitars
Johnny Hagel – bass
Richard Evensand – drums

Sorcerer online:
https://www.facebook.com/sorcererdoom
http://www.sorcererdoom.com

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Sorcerer releases lyric video for new single, “Ship of Doom”

– September 26th, 2017 –

Swedish epic heavy doom metal warlords Sorcerer will release their new album, The Crowning Of The Fire King, on October 20th via Metal Blade Records! For a preview of the record, Sorcerer has now released a lyric video for the new single, “Ship Of Doom”, which can be viewed at: youtube.com/watch?v=oWF3gR_U7aM

The band comments: “‘Ship of Doom’ captures the essence of Sorcerer. Slow, doomy and full of surprises for the listener. The music for this one was written by our very talented guitar player Peter Hallgren.”

To watch the video for the first single, “Sirens”, please visit: metalblade.com/sorcerer – where The Crowning Of The Fire King can also be pre-ordered in the following formats:


–Digipak-CD (with bonus tracks)
–180 g black vinyl
–Clear Turquoise Blue Vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 400 copies)
–Golden Sand Marbled Vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 300 copies)
–Cool Grey Orange Marbled Vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 200 copies)
–Dark Sky Blue/Gray Marbled Vinyl (USA exclusive – limited to 300 copies)
–Clear/Black Marbled Vinyl (USA exclusive – limited to 200 copies)

Sorcerer comments: “We have aimed to write an album with diversity and intensity, an album that we want to listen to ourselves. ‘The Crowning Of The Fire King‘ is by far our best recording ever with songs that are strong, powerful and doomy. We have captured what Sorcerer is about and taken the songs to the next level for the band.”

The Crowning Of The Fire King track-listing:
1. Sirens
2. Ship Of Doom
3. Abandoned By The Gods
4. The Devils Incubus
5. Nattvaka
6. Crimson Cross
7. The Crowning Of The Fire King
8. Unbearable Sorrow

Sorcerer line-up:
Anders Engberg – vocals
Kristian Niemann – guitars
Peter Hallgren – guitars
Johnny Hagel – bass
Richard Evensand – drums

Sorcerer online:
https://www.facebook.com/sorcererdoom
http://www.sorcererdoom.com

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New Album “Secrets Of The Magick Grimoire” Announced By Elvenking

Italian folk metal veterans Elvenking have announced the impending release of the new album “Secrets of the Magick Grimoire.” The album drops via AFM Records on November 10th. Prepare for Elvenking’s most epic release ever!

You can now pre-order your favorite version at the AFM Records shop at very special prices over at this location.

The track list and artwork can be found here:

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
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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Sorcerer Announces “The Crowning Of The Fire King” Album, Posts New Video

Swedish epic heavy doom metal warlords Sorcerer will release new album, “The Crowning Of The Fire King,” on October 20th via Metal Blade Records. For a preview of the album, a video for the first single “Sirens” can be viewed below.

Sorcerer comments: “We have aimed to write an album with diversity and intensity, an album that we want to listen to ourselves. ‘The Crowning Of The Fire King’ is by far our best recording ever with songs that are strong, powerful and doomy. We have captured what Sorcerer is about and taken the songs to the next level for the band.

“With the first single, ‘Sirens’, we really want to show everyone that Sorcerer is a force to count on! The video was made by our dear friend Daniel Nyqvist who did the videos for ‘The Dark Tower of the Sorcerer’ and ‘Prayers For a King’. We all feel that he succeeded to capture the essence of Sorcerer with his videos and are proud of what he has done for the band.”

1. Sirens
2. Ship Of Doom
3. Abandoned By The Gods
4. The Devils Incubus
5. Nattvaka
6. Crimson Cross
7. The Crowning Of The Fire King
8. Unbearable Sorrow

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Sorcerer announces new album, ‘The Crowning of the Fire King’

– September 6th, 2017 –

Releases video for first single, “Sirens”

Swedish epic heavy doom metal warlords Sorcerer will release their new album, The Crowning Of The Fire King, on October 20th via Metal Blade Records! For a preview of The Crowning Of The Fire King, a video for the first single, “Sirens”, can be viewed at: metalblade.com/sorcerer – where the record can be pre-ordered in the following formats:


–Digipak-CD (with bonus tracks)
–180 g black vinyl
–Clear Turquoise Blue Vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 400 copies)
–Golden Sand Marbled Vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 300 copies)
–Cool Grey Orange Marbled Vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 200 copies)
–Dark Sky Blue/Gray Marbled Vinyl (USA exclusive – limited to 300 copies)
–Clear/Black Marbled Vinyl (USA exclusive – limited to 200 copies)

Sorcerer comments: “We have aimed to write an album with diversity and intensity, an album that we want to listen to ourselves. ‘The Crowning Of The Fire King‘ is by far our best recording ever with songs that are strong, powerful and doomy. We have captured what Sorcerer is about and taken the songs to the next level for the band. With the first single, ‘Sirens’, we really want to show everyone that Sorcerer is a force to count on! The video was made by our dear friend Daniel Nyqvist who did the videos for ‘The Dark Tower of the Sorcerer’ and ‘Prayers For a King’. We all feel that he succeeded to capture the essence of Sorcerer with his videos and are proud of what he has done for the band.”

The Crowning Of The Fire King track-listing:
1. Sirens
2. Ship Of Doom
3. Abandoned By The Gods
4. The Devils Incubus
5. Nattvaka
6. Crimson Cross
7. The Crowning Of The Fire King
8. Unbearable Sorrow

Sorcerer line-up:
Anders Engberg – vocals
Kristian Niemann – guitars
Peter Hallgren – guitars
Johnny Hagel – bass
Richard Evensand – drums

Sorcerer online:
https://www.facebook.com/sorcererdoom
http://www.sorcererdoom.com

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