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Browsing Archive: January, 2021

ALBUM COVER: Nordicwinter - Sorrow

Posted by Nick Skog on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, In : Nordicwinter 

After the releases of the "Requiem" and "Desolation" full-length albums in 2020, Nordicwinter returns with "Sorrow" this spring, marking its third release in two years and continuing a very prolific period for the project.

As with its previous records, "Sorrow" examines the darker side of the human condition through somber and melancholic music. Sticking at a mostly mid-tempo pace, the tracks on "Sorrow" (with the exception of the outro) are all between 7-10 minutes in length, and flow with se...

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ALBUM COVER : a noend of mine - Sanctuaires

Posted by Nick Skog on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, In : a noend of mine 
As we initially mentioned last week, Hypnotic Dirge will be working with a noend of mine to release their second full-length album "Sanctuaires". 

Today, we are unveiling the album art crafted by contemporary Ukrainian artist Katya Buchatska, as well as the more insight into the record and the full tracklist.



Sanctuaires is a second album by a noend of mine, a project by Les Vynogradov (Vin de Mia Trix, Kauan). Sanctuaires marks a departure from the mellow proggy vignettes found on anom’s deb...

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PRE-ORDERS: Frigoris - Wind [12" Vinyl]

Posted by Nick Skog on Thursday, January 21, 2021, In : Frigoris 
We are now launching pre-orders for the limited vinyl edition of Frigoris’ 2013 album “Wind”! 



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Formed in 2007, Frigoris have released 4 full length albums, cementing their mastery of the Atmospheric/Pagan Black Metal genre. Their second album, "Wind", can be seen as the turning point in their career, marking a bit of a stylistic shift from their early days and bringing them the attention they very much deserve.
 
Specifically re-mastered for vinyl by Nic...

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ALBUM RELEASE: Nordicwinter - Desolation

Posted by Nick Skog on Monday, January 18, 2021, In : Nordicwinter 
Nordicwinter's "Desolation" is officially released today!


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Album notes:
Originally released on June 20, 2020, Nordicwinter’s “Desolation” followed the release of “Requiem” in April marking the project’s second full-length release in a span of 3 months after a 13 year gap between the debut album “Threnody” in 2007 and these two new records! The renewal of the Nordicwinter surely did not go unnoticed with “Requiem” and “Desolation” both recei...

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ALBUM RELEASE: Sertraline - The streetlight was all we needed

Posted by Nick Skog on Monday, January 18, 2021, In : Sertraline 
Sertraline's "The streetlight was all we needed" is officially released today!


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Album notes:
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 atmostpheric black metal with post-rock elements to create a uniquely heavy-hitting trio of EPs: Shade (2017), From Both Our Hands (2019),...

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UPCOMING RELEASE: a noend of mine - Sanctuaires

Posted by Nick Skog on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, In : a noend of mine 
a noend of mine (anom) is a project by Les Vynogradov (Vin de Mia Trix, Kauan) based in Kyiv, Ukraine. The genre of anom can be loosely described as melancholic post-prog. 



The debut album The Serenity's Eve, created with heavy support from Anton Belov (Kauan, Helengard), was released in 2016 through Pest Productions. This was followed by several European gigs, supporting Antimatter and Krobak, among others, as well as a tour of China. One concert was filmed and released as Live Serenity in 20...

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SONG PREMIERE: Omination - Nothing [Skepticism Cover]

Posted by Nick Skog on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, In : Omination 
Omination covers "Nothing" from Funeral Doom pioneers Skepticism



The original version of this song was released on Skepticism's 2013 album "Farrmakon"

Although recorded during the "NGR" sessions, this cover will not be included on the CD edition, and will instead be available exclusively online!


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PRE-ORDERS: Omination - NGR

Posted by Nick Skog on Friday, January 8, 2021, In : Omination 
Today, we launch pre-orders for the release of Omination's "NGR".



An absolute mammoth of a record, “NGR” (The New Golgotha Repvbliq) contains over an hour of some of the most encapsulating and ominous funeral doom metal to come out in quite some time. Combining abrasive and dissonant riffs with a shroud of atmospheric and monumental church organ and choirs, the instrumental aspect of this record is already massive, which is only enhanced by Fedor’s forceful growls, belted with conviction...

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ALBUM RELEASE: NONE - Damp Chill of Life [Vinyl]

Posted by Nick Skog on Friday, January 8, 2021, In : NONE 
Today marks the official release date of NONE's third album "Damp Chill of Life" on vinyl.
Thanks everyone who has supported ours and Viridian Flame's efforts to bring this trifecta of NONE releases on vinyl and giving us faith that our future collaborations will be successful!
(Next up, Frigoris - Wind)


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The first batch of records will ship out later today and the vast majority of the rest of the vinyl orders will be shipped out next week.

If you've ordered a vinyl and shirt, that may...

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Maeskyyrn - Gathering Believers Among Sheep [Vocal Playthrough]

Posted by Nick Skog on Friday, January 8, 2021, In : Maeskyyrn 
Maeskyyrn vocalist  Harslingoth, The Overseer performing a vocal playthrough of "Gathering Believers Among Sheep" from their debut album "Interlude"

Remember - as with everything else we have released and will ever release, the album is available to download on Bandcamp for no minimum price!


But if you'd rather get some physical merch, now is the time to do it as we reduced the prices on the bundles and shirts last month.
Shirt for $C20, Bundle (Shirt CD, Signed Card, Sticker, Magnet) for $C...

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Omination - The sword that came out of His mouth [Bass Playthrough]

Posted by Nick Skog on Friday, January 8, 2021, In : Omination 
We've been pretty silent on here for the past couple of weeks, taking the opportunity to relax and refresh for a busy 2021
To begin the new year, here is a bass playthrough from Omination bassist Zied Kochbati performing "The sword that came out of His mouth", from the new Omination album "NGR"



Pre-orders will commence in a matter of days, both for the CD itself, but also for merch and bundle options!

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