ALBUM RELEASE: Altars of Grief - This Shameful Burden [Deluxe Re-release]

June 19, 2018
Altars of Grief's debut album "This Shameful Burden", originally released independently in 2014 and sold out for quite some time is now officially re-released by Hypnotic Dirge.

Copies arrived from the plant yesterday afternoon and all pre-orders were shipped last night and this morning! Altars of Grief are playing back to back Alberta shows in Edmonton and Calgary this weekend and will have copies with them on the road as well!



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"Prior to the release of “Iris”, prairie doom metal band Altars of Grief had already emerged on the Western Canadian doom metal scene with the release of their debut album “This Shameful Burden” in the summer of 2014, followed by a 10” vinyl split album “Of Ash and Dying Light” in the summer of 2015.

Originally self-released by the band, “This Shameful Burden” has been out of print for years, and alas it is finally time for this piece of Altars of Grief’s history to be made available once again. The 2018 edition of “This Shameful Burden” has been updated for a 6 panel digipack with an entirely different layout and design featuring artwork and photography from Necrographix, Wa’guna Wirya’wan, and Josh Langham to go alongside Sam Nelson’s original cover art. Bonus tracks from the “Of Ash and Dying Light” split, previously only available on vinyl, is also included on this release. Recorded by Justin Bender at Blue Door Recording in Regina, SK in April and November 2014."



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Altars of Grief Interview with 130db [June 3, 2018]

June 14, 2018
Altars of Grief Interview with 130db
Published:
June 3, 2018
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This week I heard “Iris” for the first time, the second album by Altars of Grief. What a cool album !!! So beautiful. As far as I am concerned, one of the best so far in 2018! I needed to know more about this. I asked if we could do an interview and fortunately they thought it was a good idea. But in my research, maybe I find out some bad news …

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Altars of Grief Interview with Doom-Metal.com [June 3, 2018]

June 14, 2018
Altars of Grief Interview with Doom-Metal.com [June 3, 2018]
Published:
June 3, 2018
Interview by: Mike Liassides
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We last spoke to Canadian band Altars Of Grief back in 2015, after the launch of their debut album, 'This Shameful Burden'. Since then, the band have produced a split vinyl EP, and the recently-released sophomore follow-up 'Iris', which was our May album of the month. That seemed like a good time to find out what's been going on with the band over the last few years, and...

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ALBUM NEWS: Altars of Grief to re-release debut album “This Shameful Burden” with updated art and bonus tracks

May 17, 2018
Hypnotic Dirge and Altars of Grief presents the re-release of Altars of Grief’s debut album “This Shameful Burden” with updated artwork and bonus material. Pre-orders are available now on the HDR webshop and bandcamp. Altars of Grief will also have copies available with them on tour this summer.



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Prior to the release of “Iris”, prairie doom metal band Altars of Grief had already emerged on the Western Canadian doom metal scene with the release of t...

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ALBUM RELEASE: Altars of Grief - Iris

March 21, 2018
Altars of Grief'’s new album “Iris” is officially released today. 
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Following the acclaimed Of Ash and Dying Light split album of 2015, Canadian Prairies doom metal juggernaut Altars of Grief is back with Iris, a second full length album of devastating proportions. This new blackened doom offering introduces new levels of dynamics and textures, and while it is the more accomplished work from the Saskatchewan band to date, it also carries the darkness and light ...

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Altars of Grief Interview with Bringer of Death Zine [March 12, 2018]

March 20, 2018
Altars Of Grief Interview with Bringer of Death Zine
Published:
March 12, 2018
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1. Can you give us an update on what has been going on with the band since the recording and release of the new album?

Things have actually been pretty quiet over the past year or so. We've opted to make finishing the record our priority. Unfortunately, back in May of last year, we lost our guitarist, Evan, who I started the band with. Now that the album is almost out, though, things have started to pick ...

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ALBUM PREMIERE: "Altars of Grief - Iris" FULL album stream on Noisey

March 16, 2018
We are pleased to announce some exciting news today. The wait is over! You can now listen to Altars of Grief's new album "Iris" in its entirety courtesy of Noisey.



"Over eight tracks, the quartet melds the finer points of black and doom into a truly stirring composition. Many moments on the record calls to late-era Woods of Ypres (R.I.P. David Gold) like the middle third “Voices of Winter.” There are other moments that showcase a dichotomy throughout Iris. Take the early instances of “De...

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SONG PREMIERE: Altars of Grief reveal a third song "Broken Hymns" from the upcoming new album Iris

March 9, 2018
Over the course of the past few weeks, we have premiered the tracks "Voices of Winter" and "Desolation" from Prairie Blackened Doom Metallers Altars of Grief's upcoming new album "Iris."

Today, we present to you - in partnership with Toilet Ov Hell - the third and last song premiere from the album before the official release on March 21. The new track, available to stream now, is entitled "Broken Hymn" and is yet another example of the band's ability to craft emotionally wrenching and powerful...

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TEASER VIDEO: Altars of Grief - Iris

March 3, 2018
Saskatchewan Blackened Doom Metal band Altars of Grief is releasing their second full-length album "Iris" on March 21, 2018. Check out the video trailer below:



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PRE-ORDERS: Altars of Grief - "Iris" pre-order packages available.

March 1, 2018
The new album from Prairie Doom-Death band Altars of Grief is fast approaching - due for official release on March 21.

We are now taking pre-orders for Iris as well a new limited Altars of Grief shirt, and some larger packs for the true doom fanatics.

Following the acclaimed Of Ash and Dying Light split album of 2015, Canadian Prairies doom metal juggernaut Altars of Grief is back with Iris, a second full length album of devastating proportions. This new blackened doom offering introduces new l...

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