Hypnotic Dirge Records - Bands and Artists
This section of the website is meant to serve as a portal to the individual band pages of all of the current bands and projects on Hypnotic Dirge. You can either click on the profile link, or the blog. The profile pages are meant as a main source for general information, photos, videos and music while the blogs will contain things such as interviews, media features, and press releases. These pages will be updated regularly so that the most current information is available.
NETRA PROFILE | NETRA BLOG
SUBTERRANEAN DISPOSITION PROFILE | SUBTERRANEAN DISPOSITION BLOG
Formed in the late 90s, Lycanthia are a 6 piece Gothic/Death-Doom Metal band from Sydney, Australia. Their music can be described as dark, aggressive and emotional soundscapes fused with classical and rock elements. Consisting of grim male and dual female vocals, violins, keyboards, guitars and drums, Lycanthia continues the sound found in the early "golden age" works of classic gothic doom bands while also adding more traditional-doom influences.
ODRADEK ROOM PROFILE | ODRADEK ROOM BLOG
Named after one of Franz Kafka's short stories, Odradek Room is an atmospheric and progressive death-doom band with post-rock leanings from Mariupol, Ukraine. Creating dynamic and profound music, rich in tempo and mood variation, Odradek Room has crafted an extremely strong debut which perfectly shows the duality between the aggressive and melancholic sides of death-doom combining slow plodding riffs, soaring emotional melodies, post-rock leanings, and a psychedelic touch to create a rich canvas of sonic majesty.
Although founded as a Pagan/Black Metal band, Frigoris steadily developed further since its foundation around head Dominik Winter in 2007 and stands for atmospheric, melodic Black Metal at the highest level today. The new record Wind is the current peak of this development! The over fifty minute piece is filled with a surpassing emotional intensity that creates a bond between pure aggression and deep melancholy.
Vin de Mia Trix is a band from Kyiv, Ukraine. Its music is a blend of different doom metal subgenres, also including various elements of other styles. Lengthy mid-tempo opuses with crushing funeral riffs morphing into melancholic acoustic passages creates a mysterious and dark atmosphere. The idea of creating intelligent and touching, yet uncompromisingly heavy and dark music fueled further progress. As a result, VdMT’s sound is still evolving, incorporating bits of Black Metal, Post-Rock, Progressive Metal, Blues and some other genres.
Galaktik Cancer Squad is an ambitious project from Germany. It was formed by Argwohn in 2011 and combines the ability of progressive metal with the aggression of black metal. When words can't describe the feelings about time and space, the music takes over and guides you through unknown spheres of creativity and explosive atmospheres.
The Foetal Mind is a Futuristic Spleen Metal band from France founded by Lord Trowe in 2007. Using differents influences from Black Metal, Shoegaze and Post Rock the project got its own personal atmosphere and identity. This is a two man band consisting in Lord Trowe with all instruments and Lord Vaahl on drums programming. Currently, The Foetal Mind is working on a new album called 'Earth Life Outcast'
Funeral Fornication is a one-man depressive black metal project with progressive, symphonic, and avant-garde qualities founded in 2002 by Vultyrous, a musician with involvement in many bands in the BC metal scene over the better part of a decade including Artep and Archspire. Funeral Fornication has released four full-length albums, and is currently working on a new album, Promethean Lament'
OLD FORGOTTEN LANDS BLOG
Begat as a black ambient project, conceived in the summer of the year 2007, Old Forgotten Lands was crafted as a cathartic and enlightening means for Elan to express both his dismay toward the plague of industry, and his reverence for the majesty of nature. Though the project is still young, it has underwent many changes, and its sound has only matured. What once was a synth-derived, melodic black ambient project has now morphed into something more. Field recordings, strange and unorthodox instruments, and a deep, impenetrable atmosphere now grace the sound of Old Forgotten Lands...
Exiled From Light is a representation of myself as a whole - Mort
Exiled From Light is a depressive black metal project founded in early 2008 . Mort, the sole musician of the project immediately and began working on the debut album ‘Descending Further into Nothingness’. Following that album, a two-disc mammoth There is no beauty left here... was released before the project was presumably put to rest.
Past / Inactive Projects