Count Raven: ‘High on Infinity’, ‘Messiah of Confusion’ LP re-issues now available via Metal Blade Records

– May 8th, 2018 –

After successfully launching the first two Count Raven albums, Destruction Of The Void and Storm Warning, on vinyl, it is time to re-issue the next two albums – High On Infinity and Messiah Of Confusion – on June 15th! Both albums will be available on vinyl for the first time ever and have been remastered by Patrick W. Engel for the best sound quality possible; the LPs also include bonus tracks (from the CD re-issues) as well as posters.

Count Raven formed in 1989 and established themselves in the worldwide Heavy Metal scene as a unique Doom band, able to deliver sadness and depth in highly emotional and heavy songs. Pre-order these classic albums at IndieMerch, EMP, or eBay; or, stream the albums digitally now online.

Count Raven – High On Infinity Gatefold-2-LP re-issue:
–180g black vinyl
–red orange vinyl (EU exclusive – ltd. 500)
–yellow ochre marbled vinyl (EU exclusive – ltd. 300)
–marigold marbled vinyl (EU exclusive – ltd. 200)
–amber marbled vinyl (US exclusive – ltd. 200)
Count Raven – Messiah Of Confusion Gatefold-2-LP re-issue:
–180g black vinyl
–pale violet red marbled vinyl (EU exclusive – ltd. 500)
–soft lilac vinyl (EU exclusive – ltd. 300)
–pastel apricot marbled vinyl (EU exclusive – ltd. 200)
–wine-red marbled vinyl (US exclusive – ltd. 200)

Count Raven online:
https://www.facebook.com/countravendoom
http://www.metalblade.com/countraven

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Count Raven: ‘Storm Warning’ and ‘Destruction Of The Void’ LP and digital re-issues now available via Metal Blade Records

– March 15th, 2018 –

Metal Blade Records is proud to announce a new agreement with Swedish Doom Metal legends Count Raven to release their first four albums on vinyl! Three of them will be available on vinyl for the first time ever!

The series starts on April 27th with the releases of Destruction Of The Void and Storm Warning. Count Raven formed in 1989 and released their debut Storm Warning in 1990. The album made quite a few waves in the Heavy Metal underground. 1992′s Destruction Of The Void established Count Raven in the worldwide Heavy Metal scene as a very unique Doom band, able to deliver sadness and depth in highly emotional and heavy songs.

The Storm Warning vinyl has been out of print for ages while Destruction Of The Void has not yet been available on vinyl at all! Both have been remastered by Patrick W. Engel for the best sound quality possible and include bonus tracks (from the CD re-issues) as well as posters.

See below for an overview of vinyl versions. Pre-order your copies now at IndieMerch, EMP or at our eBay store! Both albums are also available on all digital platforms.

Count Raven – Destruction Of The Void Gatefold-2-LP re-issue:
–180g black vinyl
–burnt sienna orange marbled vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 500 copies)
–orange-red marbled vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 300 copies)
–clear pastel rose marbled vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 200 copies)
–dark maroon marbled vinyl (US exclusive – limited to 200 copies)

Count Raven – Storm Warning Gatefold-2-LP re-issue:
–180g black vinyl
–clear rusty brown marbled vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 500 copies)
–orange-brown marbled vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 300 copies)
–clear salmon pink marbled vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 200 copies)
–clear yellow ochre marbled vinyl (US exclusive – limited to 200 copies)

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http://www.metalblade.com/countraven

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Preludio Ancestral Sign With Fighter Records

Argentinian symphonic power metal band Preludio Ancestral have signed a deal with Fighter Records for their worldwide (except Asia) release of their 4th album entitled “Oblivion”, which will be released in early 2018.

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Eyes Of The Sun Signs With Black Light Media

Blacklight Media/Metal Blade Records is proud to announce the worldwide signing of Brooklyn’s doom metal trio Eyes Of The Sun. After releasing a self-titled EP in 2010, and debut full-length “Chapter I” in 2013, the band is now poised to release a sophomore effort in 2018.

Eyes Of The Sun comments: “This is the absolute highlight of our journey and we look forward to the days ahead. We are extremely proud to be part of the Blacklight Media/Metal Blade family and its history. This is a testament to the support of our friends, family and fans that have been with of us throughout the years.”

Chris Santos (Blacklight Media) adds: “The beauty of Blacklight Media, for me, is that I get to work with bands from so many different genres of metal, and am so psyched to be building such a diverse and uniquely different roster of amazing metal bands. On that note, I’m super stoked to be working with my friends Eyes Of the Sun from right here in Brooklyn, who are a crushingly heavy, wall-shaking earthquake of heavy doom with a live sound that has to be heard to be believed.”

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Eyes Of The Sun signs worldwide deal with Blacklight Media/Metal Blade Records

– September 12th, 2017 –

Photo credit: Sophy Holland

Blacklight Media/Metal Blade Records is proud to announce the worldwide signing of Brooklyn’s doom metal trio Eyes Of The Sun! After releasing their self-titled EP in 2010, and debut full-length Chapter I in 2013, the band is now poised to release their sophomore effort in 2018 via Blacklight Media/Metal Blade Records.

Eyes Of The Sun comments: “This is the absolute highlight of our journey and we look forward to the days ahead. We are extremely proud to be part of the Blacklight Media/Metal Blade family and its history. This is a testament to the support of our friends, family and fans that have been with of us throughout the years.”

Chris Santos (Blacklight Media) adds: “The beauty of Blacklight Media, for me, is that I get to work with bands from so many different genres of metal, and am so psyched to be building such a diverse and uniquely different roster of amazing metal bands. On that note, I’m super stoked to be working with my friends Eyes Of the Sun from right here in Brooklyn, who are a crushingly heavy, wall-shaking earthquake of heavy doom with a live sound that has to be heard to be believed.”

Eyes Of The Sun was conceived in early 2007 by bassist/vocalist Jeff Blanchard. Long-time friend Miguel De Jesus Jr. joined the ranks with Jeff a few months later on guitar. Within a few years, and after a couple of past members on second guitar and drums, Chris O’Neil joined as the permanent drummer. As a trio, they performed countless shows over the past 10 years, delivering their unique brand of doom metal – which leaves listeners with a range of emotions, that the band themselves then experience and extract from. The band explains: “It is known throughout the laws of science and nature that the sun creates and sustains life…Now it stands witness to the atrocities, depletion and vile consumption manifested by mankind, which it originally sustained life for. In our way, we portray what is seen through the Eyes Of The Sun.”

Stay tuned for more news about Eyes Of The Sun coming soon!

Eyes Of The Sun line-up:
Jeff Blanchard – Vocals & Bass
Miguel De Jesus Jr. – Guitar
Chris O’Neil – Drums

Eyes Of The Sun online:
https://www.eyesofthesun.net
https://www.facebook.com/eyesofthesun
https://twitter.com/eyesofthesun718
https://www.youtube.com/user/EyesOfTheSunOfficial
https://www.instagram.com/eyesofthesunband/

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Eyes Of The Sun signs worldwide deal with Blacklight Media/Metal Blade Records

– September 12th, 2017 –

Photo credit: Sophy Holland

Blacklight Media/Metal Blade Records is proud to announce the worldwide signing of Brooklyn’s doom metal trio Eyes Of The Sun! After releasing their self-titled EP in 2010, and debut full-length Chapter I in 2013, the band is now poised to release their sophomore effort in 2018 via Blacklight Media/Metal Blade Records.

Eyes Of The Sun comments: “This is the absolute highlight of our journey and we look forward to the days ahead. We are extremely proud to be part of the Blacklight Media/Metal Blade family and its history. This is a testament to the support of our friends, family and fans that have been with of us throughout the years.”

Chris Santos (Blacklight Media) adds: “The beauty of Blacklight Media, for me, is that I get to work with bands from so many different genres of metal, and am so psyched to be building such a diverse and uniquely different roster of amazing metal bands. On that note, I’m super stoked to be working with my friends Eyes Of the Sun from right here in Brooklyn, who are a crushingly heavy, wall-shaking earthquake of heavy doom with a live sound that has to be heard to be believed.”

Eyes Of The Sun was conceived in early 2007 by bassist/vocalist Jeff Blanchard. Long-time friend Miguel De Jesus Jr. joined the ranks with Jeff a few months later on guitar. Within a few years, and after a couple of past members on second guitar and drums, Chris O’Neil joined as the permanent drummer. As a trio, they performed countless shows over the past 10 years, delivering their unique brand of doom metal – which leaves listeners with a range of emotions, that the band themselves then experience and extract from. The band explains: “It is known throughout the laws of science and nature that the sun creates and sustains life…Now it stands witness to the atrocities, depletion and vile consumption manifested by mankind, which it originally sustained life for. In our way, we portray what is seen through the Eyes Of The Sun.”

Stay tuned for more news about Eyes Of The Sun coming soon!

Eyes Of The Sun line-up:
Jeff Blanchard – Vocals & Bass
Miguel De Jesus Jr. – Guitar
Chris O’Neil – Drums

Eyes Of The Sun online:
https://www.eyesofthesun.net
https://www.facebook.com/eyesofthesun
https://twitter.com/eyesofthesun718
https://www.youtube.com/user/EyesOfTheSunOfficial
https://www.instagram.com/eyesofthesunband/

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Savage Messiah Signs With Century Media Records For New Album “Hands Of Fate”

Century Media Records is proud to announce the worldwide signing of British heavy metal outfit Savage Messiah, with the release of fourth full-length album “Hands Of Fate” now set for October 27th, 2017.

Recorded at Rockfield Studios Monmouth (Black Sabbath, Rush, Queen), “Hands Of Fate” was produced by Scott Atkins (Cradle of Filth) and mastered by Dave Collins (Metallica, Soundgarden, Linkin Park). The cover art was completed by Travis Smith.

Today, Savage Messiah is excited to reveal a first listen with the music video debut for the album’s title track, which can be seen below. Jens Prueter (Head Of A&R, Century Media Records Europe) commented on the signing by stating:

“We are very happy to welcome Savage Messiah to Century Media Records. It’s great to see that a young band can combine the best of old classics from Iron Maiden to Metallica with a fresh approach and, most importantly, excellent songs that can stand the test of time. The birthplace of heavy metal can be proud about its New Generation Of British Heavy Metal (NGOBHM).”

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The Offering Signs Record Deal With Century Media

Century Media Records is proud to announce the worldwide signing of The Offering. The group’s self-titled debut EP was produced by guitarist Nishad George, with engineering help from Grammy award-winning engineer Mark Fuller, and mixed and mastered by Andre Alvinzi and Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studios.

Check out the EP’s opening track “Rat King” below, and stay tuned for the five track release to officially drop November 10th digitally. The Offering’s first full-length studio album is scheduled to drop in summer/autumn 2018.

Century Media Records comments: “Hailing from Boston, Massachusetts the five players behind The Offering first came together in Tampa, Florida to invent their signature version of progressive, furious, and technical power metal with a strong death and thrash approach.

“The wild mixture of elements from many metal genres puts The Offering G in a class of its own: deep musical compositions, extreme, adept vocal performances, a powerful modern sound, and profound song arrangement separate The Offering from the metal pack. This is modern heavy metal for open-minded listeners who can imagine a hybrid of Nevermore, Death, At The Gates, Psychotic Waltz, Control Denied and Iced Earth.”

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DYING FETUS Prove They Are TheWrong Ones To F*ck With By Demolishing The Billboard Charts

DYING FETUS Prove They Are TheWrong Ones To F*ck With By Demolishing The Billboard Charts Full Album Stream Available via YouTube HERE Last week saw the worldwide release of Wrong One To Fuck With the highly anticipated new album from DYING FETUS via Relapse Records.  Wrong One To Fuck With landed DYING FETUS their highest chart debut ever and the album is the highest selling […]

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Wormholedeath Signs Licensing Deal For Debut Full Length From The Shadeless Emperor

Wormholedeath announced it has reached a licensing deal with Greek epic/melodic death metal act The Shadeless Emperor for the worldwide distribution of the the debut full length album “Ashbled Shores.” As a sample, check out the lyric video for the new song “Too Far Gone” in the player below.

The album will be issued on the following release schedule:

Digital: August 1st (Wormholedeath/The Orchard)
CD: October 13th (Aural Music Group)
USA: September 8th (Wormholedeath U.S.A.)
Japan: December 20th (Wormholedeath Japan/Disk Union Music Distribution)

The track listing for the album is:

1. Oaths
2. Ashbled Shores
3. Sullen Guard
4. Homeland
5. Shades Over The Empire
6. Duskfall
7. A Few Rotten Words
8. Helios The Dark
9. Olethros
10. Too Far Gone
11. An Ember Gale

Check out “Too Far Gone” here:

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