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Browsing Archive: March, 2018

ALBUM RELEASE: Altars of Grief - Iris

Posted by Nick Skog on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, In : Album release news 
Altars of Grief'’s new album “Iris” is officially released today. 
[Order Packs available here]



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

Posted by Nick Skog on Friday, March 16, 2018, In : Song/Video Premieres 
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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PRE-ORDERS: "NONE - Life has gone on long enough" packages available

Posted by Nick Skog on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, In : Album release news 
The new album from the enigmatic Depressive Black Metal band NONE is fast approaching. "Life Has Gone On Long Enough" is due for release on April 11.

We are now taking pre-orders for Life Has Gone on Long Enough as well a new limited long-sleeve NONE shirt, and some larger combo packs.

NONE's new album Life Has Gone On Long Enough takes its haunting shape through eight organic tracks of foggy mountainous atmosphere and bleak music. Moving in and out like the long shadows of an ancient forest, L...

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

Posted by Nick Skog on Thursday, March 8, 2018, In : Song/Video Premieres 
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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SONG/VIDEO PREMIERE: No Clean Singing streams 'Corroded' from NONE's new album Life Has Gone On Long Enough

Posted by Nick Skog on Thursday, March 8, 2018, In : Song/Video Premieres 
NONE, the enigmatic atmospheric/depressive black metal entity from Oregon is scheduled to release its second album on Hypnotic Dirge Records in April 2018. Life Has Gone On Long Enough is a raw and intricate album that will haunt you like a forlorn shape of life. Its bleak music and layered atmospheric arrangements are bewitching and they creep under the skin like the shadows inhabiting the most ancient forests.

No Clean Singing is now streaming a music video for 'Corroded,' a new track from L...

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