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Browsing Archive: October, 2020

WEBSHOP ADDITIONS: Vinyl Update

Posted by Nick Skog on Friday, October 30, 2020, In : Webshop Additions 
Skagos - Ást 

We have procured a few of the very last copies remaining of this gorgeous DLP. We have 5 copies in the shop, which are among the final copies available anywhere in the world. 

The legendary debut album by Cascadian black metal innovators, Skagos. The sound of life rising out of the rain soaked forest floors of British Columbia. A cry to the grey heavens by the voice of the human animal.
The standard edition comes on 160gm semi-transparent moss-green vinyl in a heavy stoc...

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TRAILER: Wills Dissolve - Echoes [Trailer #3]

Posted by Nick Skog on Friday, October 30, 2020, In : Wills Dissolve 
"Echoes" has been released for 2 months now, but there is still plenty to be said about the process behind the creation of the record. In this third and final installment of the "Echoes" trailers, bassist Shaun Weller and guest vocalist Damian Smith (Altars of Grief) discuss the recording process, the album artwork from Adam Burke (Nightjar Illustration), the album's concept, isolation from COVID-19, and the story behind how Damian ended up doing guest vocals on the record.


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AVAILABLE NOW: NONE FLIP-TOP BEANIES

Posted by Nick Skog on Tuesday, October 27, 2020, In : NONE 
NONE BEANIES IN STOCK AND SHIPPING NOW

Warming yourself up from the frozen existential dread is futile, but you can try!
Back due to popular demand, we printed more NONE beanies.
Many of you asked for flip-top beanies this time around, so that's what we did.

They look and feel great, and best of all, they're already in stock, so they will ship immediately and you don't have to worry about pre-orders!

One-size-fits-all




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PRE-ORDERS: Liminal Shroud - Through the False Narrows

Posted by Nick Skog on Monday, October 26, 2020, In : Liminal Shroud 
Today, we launch pre-orders for the release of Liminal Shroud's "Through the False Narrows"! 
Hailing from Vancouver island off the North American west coast, Liminal Shroud has been active since late 2017, released a demo in the summer of 2018, and have been crafting their momentous debut full-length album. We are now one step closer to see its imminent release on November 20.



Liminal Shroud takes inspiration from the surging oceans and mist-strewn coast as they explore themes of futility, pas...

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SONG PREMIERE: Liminal Shroud - Sentinel

Posted by Nick Skog on Monday, October 12, 2020, In : Liminal Shroud 
We've been anticipating this for a few weeks now, and today we're very excited to share the very first Liminal Shroud song from their debut album "Through the False Narrows"



The track, entitled "Sentinel" is streaming now courtesy of Invisible Oranges!!

Listen here

"As the titular sentinel contemplates inevitable nothingness, "Sentinel" opens with classic, rhythm-heavy black metal -- every bass drum note is present and accounted for in the pulsating blast beats that fence in the dense tides ...

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WEBSHOP ADDITIONS: Vendetta Records

Posted by Nick Skog on Friday, October 9, 2020, In : Webshop Additions 
New titles from Vendetta Records are in the shop now!

VEN186 ULTHA - Belong 
VEN196 Sinistral King - Serpent Uncoiling
VEN197 Afsky  - Ofte jeg drømmer mig død
VEN200 Glemsel - Unavngivet
VEN204 Sunken  - Livslede

Back in stock again:

VEN151Afsky - Sorg
VEN153 Wilt - Ruin

You can check out everything we distribute from Vendetta Records here


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COVER REVEAL: Liminal Shroud - Through the False Narrows

Posted by Nick Skog on Monday, October 5, 2020, In : Liminal Shroud 
As the skies turn grey and dense fogs hang above the shoreline, Liminal Shroud will expel a swirl of melancholia and torment over its moss-strewn forests and perilous waves. 

On Friday November 20, their debut "Through the False Narrows" will be released through Hypnotic Dirge, but before we get ahead of ourselves, let us first reveal the exemplary cover art from Victoria-based artist Alayna Coral Gretton.



"Through the False Narrows" comprises the following tracklist:
1 - A Hollow Visage (11:16)...

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