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ALBUM RELEASE: Altars of Grief - Iris

Posted by Nick Skog on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, In : Release News 
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]

Posted by Nick Skog on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, In : Interviews 
Altars Of Grief Interview with Bringer of Death Zine
March 12, 2018
Original Link

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

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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