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Browsing Archive: November, 2020

ALBUM RELEASE: Liminal Shroud - Through the False Narrows

Posted by Nick Skog on Friday, November 20, 2020, In : Liminal Shroud 
As we acclimate for a dark and dreary winter on the pacific coast, there is no better time than now to mark the official release of Liminal Shroud's debut record, "Through the False Narrows"!


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Liminal Shroud is a black metal band based in Victoria, BC. Formed in late 2017, the band takes inspiration from the surging oceans and mist-strewn coast as they explore themes of futility, passage, and individual and metaphysical transformation. With a three-piece format, Liminal Shroud...

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UPCOMING RELEASES: Nordicwinter - Desolation | Nordicwinter - Sorrow

Posted by Nick Skog on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, In : Nordicwinter 
Hypnotic Dirge is pleased to announce a collaboration with the Quebecois Depressive Black Metal project Nordicwinter. Founded by evillair (Umbrarum Tenebrae,  Kalseroth, Graven Dusk) in 2006, Nordicwinter significantly increased their output in 2020 with the full-length releases of “Requiem” in April and “Desolation” in June, as well as a remastered version of their 2007 record “Threnody” in July.



Laden with haunting melodies and cryptic vocals, Nordicwinter creates music that is c...

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UPCOMING RELEASE: Sertraline - The streetlight was all we needed

Posted by Nick Skog on Friday, November 13, 2020, In : Sertraline 
Sertraline (Buffalo, NY) formed in the winter of 2014 as a reimagining of veteran death-doom group Where She Wept. The band, armed with the experience and chemistry of longtime collaboration, began to craft a new sonic legacy, combining atmospheric black metal with post-rock elements to create a uniquely heavy-hitting trio of EPs: Shade (2017), From Both Our Hands (2019), and These Mills Are Oceans (2019), now released as a single compilation for the first time entitled The Streetlight Was Al...

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SONG PREMIERE: Liminal Shroud - Tainted Soil

Posted by Nick Skog on Thursday, November 12, 2020, In : Liminal Shroud 
Angry Metal Guy is premiering the third song from Liminal Shroud's upcoming album "Through the False Narrows",
which comes out next Friday Nov 20!



Thanks Angry Metal Guy for hosting the premiere and also for reviewing the album!

"Atmospheric without falling into the trap of relying on extended ambient passages, crushingly heavy without falling back on simple speed and fury, Liminal Shroud have put out the perfect soundtrack to a bleak, dark autumn."



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RELEASE ANNOUNCEMENT: NONE - Damp Chill of Life [Vinyl Edition]

Posted by Nick Skog on Thursday, November 12, 2020, In : NONE 
Hypnotic Dirge Records and Viridian Flame Records will once again collaborate to bring you the third installment of the NONE vinyl trilogy.



"Damp Chill of Life" was originally released in CD format on April 11, 2019 and will now be pressed on wax for the first time in an edition of 500 copies, split evenly between Hypnotic Dirge and Viridian Flame. 
Presented in gatefold packaging, there will be 300 copies in classic black, while the more limited variants will be 100 blue chill vinyl (light blu...

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SONG PREMIERE: Liminal Shroud - Lucidity

Posted by Nick Skog on Monday, November 2, 2020, In : Liminal Shroud 
It's been a while since we released new music from Liminal Shroud's upcoming album "Through the False Narrows", but today we rectify that with the help of No Clean Singing

They are hosting the premiere of "Lucidity", the epic 11 minute album closer! Check it out here



Pre-order bundles available on our shop or on Bandcamp!

"The musical journey of “Lucidity” begins with a mercurial melodic riff and a vibrant humming bass, joined by tumbling and pummeling drums. That riff really gets its hooks ...

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