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Browsing Archive: December, 2018

SONG PREMIERE: Il Vuoto - Vastness

Posted by Nick Skog on Monday, December 17, 2018, In : Album release news 
The first track from the upcoming Il Vuoto album "Vastness" is streaming now!

We chose to premiere the title track as it is an excellent representation of the album as a whole, even as many different sounds and frequencies are explored on the album.



As alluded to last week, “Vastness” is an album about sorrow with each song on the album approaching the topic from a different perspective and point of view. The title track "Vastness" focuses on universal sorrow, specifically dealing with the ...

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MERCH: Hypnotic Dirge Records commemorative merch available to pre-order!

Posted by Nick Skog on Friday, December 14, 2018, In : Signings and Band News 
We are taking pre-orders for some new label merch, released to commemorate ten years of our cold miserable existence!

We have zip-up hoodies available with a massively detailed 5 color back print (well, mostly various shades for ultimate detail!) of an original piece designed by the mighty Moonroot Art specifically for our anniversary merch. The front artwork is a new HDR design on the right-side chest. The hoodie itself is made from high-quality material, 50/50 cotton/polyester, with  a YKK m...

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MERCH: NONE Toques available now!

Posted by Nick Skog on Tuesday, December 11, 2018, In : Merch 
Embrace solitude, accept self-loathing.
You are no one, nowhere, and NOTHING.
Warm up the existential void with this new embroidered NONE toque!!




Order here
Limited to 30 pieces. 
15 gray logo | 15 white logo.



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UPCOMING RELEASE: Il Vuoto - Vastness

Posted by Nick Skog on Monday, December 10, 2018, In : Signings and Band News 
Il Vuoto is the noise of sorrow and distress…a solo Funeral Doom / Drone project hailing from Piacenza, Italy, created by the same mastermind behind the excellent Black Metal project Chiral. In addition to some demo albums, Il Vuoto released a debut album, entitled “Weakness” in the summer of 2015, and we will soon present the second observation, entitled “Vastness”.



“Vastness” is an album about sorrow. Each song on the album discusses it from a different perspective and point of...

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🎶ALBUM RELEASE: 🎶 Omgeving - Wijde wijdte

Posted by Nick Skog on Thursday, December 6, 2018, In : Album release news 
Omgeving’s debut album “Wijde wijdte” is officially released today! “Wijde wijdte” is available in a 6 panel digipack alongside a 10cm x 10cm sticker of the cover art.

You can also go to Bandcamp, where the album is now streaming in full. If you enjoy it, the album is available as a “name-your-price” digital download, just like the rest of HDR’s releases!




Order CD
Digital [Name-your-price]
Omgeving Facebook Page

Album description:
“Omgeving” is an experimental musical project fr...

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🎶 🎞MUSIC VIDEO PREMIERE!!! 🎶 🎞 : Norilsk - “Weepers of the Land”!

Posted by Nick Skog on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, In : Song/Video Premieres 
Funeral rites and its iconography have a long history of weepers, or weeping figures – sad, heavy characters mourning the deceased. “Weepers of the Land” is a nod to the expression 'keepers of the land,' most often used in an indigenous and/or environment-related context, while referencing a less glorious side of history. The title song and concept is about what stays behind after someone vanishes.

The song was co-written with Joshua Cayer (Longhouse – bass/vocals), who is also guest v...

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