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

Posted by Nick Skog on Friday, March 16, 2018, In : Features 
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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HDR_01 - Approaching the Altar (Altars of Grief)

Posted by Nick Skog on Friday, September 9, 2016, In : Features 
Presenting a new HDR video series!
Episode 1: Approaching the Altar - Altars of Grief

We will be making introductory vignette videos for our bands in order to give you some info about our bands' histories, themes, music, and current status. Thanks to HDR's official videographer Erik Labossiere from Wikked Twist Films for his great work! More episodes to follow.

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Altars of Grief / Nachtterror "Of Ash and Dying Light" included on two " No Clean Singing" year-end lists

Posted by Nick Skog on Friday, January 15, 2016, In : Features 
At the end of each year comes various year-end lists from many music blogs. The Nachtterror / Altars of Grief split release "Of Ash and Dying Light" , released this past summer, was included on a writer from No Clean Singing's year-end list, and Altars of Grief was included on a slightly different category. Links and quotes below.

This year’s list probably features the most rule-breaking...

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Altars of Grief Feature on Beatroute [May 25, 2015]

Posted by Nick Skog on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, In : Features 
Altars of Grief Feature on Beatroute
Published: May 25, 2015
Feature by: Willow Grier
Original Link

Forged from the ashes of two tech-death metal bands and with roots spanning from black metal to hardcore, Altars of Grief is a different breed of doom metal. Their debut LP This Shameful Burden (2014), is a highly mature endeavour filled with soaring atmosphere and deep feeling.

Inspired by Woods of Ypres, My Dying Bride, Agalloch and Stomach Earth, band founders Evan Paulson and Damian Smith were b...

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