Scarlet Records Inks Deal With Cryonic Temple, First Album In Nine Years Announced

Swedish heavy/power metal band Cryonic Temple has signed a deal with Scarlet Records for the release of their new album “Into The Glorious Battle.” The album is the long awaited and highly anticipated follow up to 2008’s “Immortal.” The album is set for release on April 21st. A preview clip can be found at the bottom of this article.

“Into The Glorious Battle” marks the debut release for vocalist Patrik J. Steen, who joined in 2014 and drummer Micke Dahlkvist, who joined in 2013.

Cryonic Temple was founded in 1996 in Dalarna, Sweden. Together with Orphan Gypsy and Sabaton the band is considered one of the originators of the new power metal wave in the early 2000s. After 9 years of silence, the band is finally going to release the fifth studio album via Scarlet Records. “Into The Glorious Battle” is Cryonic Temple’s first concept album, an exciting story taking place in the future, made of the most dynamic songs the band has ever composed, which is still deeply rooted in the power metal genre but also open to new influences and sounds, including mind-blowing ballads. With this album, Cryonic Temple is at the top of it’s game.

More information is expected soon. For now, the album’s artwork and preview clip can be seen below:

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Skepticism Posts Full “Ordeal” Album Online

Today the funeral doom pioneers from Skepticism stream full new album “Ordeal” – set for international release on September 18 via Svart Records.

Skepticism is hailed as one of the originators of funeral doom and this first album for Svart (fifth album overall) is also the band’s first full-length since 2008’s “Alloy.” Instead of going the usual recording-in-the-studio route, the band decided to record this new album live before an audience on January 24 at Klubi in Turku, Finland, with the event also captured on film. The track listing is:

1. You
2. Momentary
3. The Departure
4. March Incomplete
5. The Road
6. Closing Music
7. Pouring
8. The March and the Stream

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