Hypnotic Dirge Updates and News

Browsing Archive: February, 2022

BAND/RELEASE ANNOUCEMENT: Swampborn

Posted by Nick Skog on Wednesday, February 23, 2022, In : Swampborn 
Swampborn is an experimental/post-black metal band from Russia, founded in 2011 by Rgrd (all instruments) and Sur (vocals). Originally based in a depressive industrial city, the band later relocated to Saint-Petersburg where it continued working on its debut full-length album “Beyond Ratio”.



Swampborn incorporates a myriad of black metal styles and influences into a sound that is still cohesive and purposeful, driven forward with blazing riffs, blast beats, and an aggressive raspy vocal pe...

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ALBUM COVER: Notturno - Obsessions

Posted by Nick Skog on Monday, February 21, 2022, In : Notturno 
A few days ago we announced our collaboration with NOTTURNO, the latest addition to our roster, and today, we are pleased to reveal the exquisite album cover for their upcoming album "Obsessions", shot and conceptualized by photographer Riccardo Ziosi and featuring the model Michela Suffritti.


"Obsessions" is the debut album of the newest project of multi-instrumentalist Vittorio Sabelli (Dawn of a Dark Age, Suici.De.Pression) called NOTTURNO. A melancholic trip into the obsessive compulsions ...

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WEBSHOP ADDITIONS: Black Lion Records

Posted by Nick Skog on Friday, February 18, 2022, In : Webshop Additions 
I've been trying to stay more consistent with regular distro updates, so here are another bundle of new additions to the shop, this time from Sweden's Black Lion Records!

We also have the new Kvaen album in stock as well, although the release date isn't until March 25 so we will only be taking pre-orders on those for now.



New additions:
Mist of Misery - Absence
Frowning - Extinct
Meadows End - Sojourn
Meadows End - The Grand Antiquation
Mist of Misery - Unalterable
Bleeding Utopia - Where ...

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WEBSHOP ADDITIONS: Transcending Obscurity Records

Posted by Nick Skog on Sunday, February 13, 2022, In : Webshop Additions 
The mighty Transcending Obscurity needs no introduction, and we're pleased to announce that we've massively expanded upon our distribution of their titles! Last night, we added 29 new Transcending Obscurity titles to our shop, released between 2019-2021 and spanning the gamut of genres from dissonant Black Metal, atmospheric funeral doom, melodic Doom Metal and a lot more.


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If there seems to be enough interest in these Transcending Obscurity releases, we'll be sure to continue to imp...

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BAND ANNOUNCEMENT: NOTTURNO

Posted by Nick Skog on Friday, February 11, 2022, In : Notturno 
Hypnotic Dirge is pleased to announce its collaboration with NOTTURNO, a new project founded by multi-instrumentalist Vittorio Sabelli (Dawn of a Dark Age, Suici.De.Pression), and featuring female vocalist Kjiel (Eyelessight), and drummer Sven.



NOTTURNO develops its atmosphere through lengthy songs with strong dynamics and pacing, keeping the listener lost in a reverie and crafting an immersive experience at once melancholic and infectious.
The debut album, entitled "Obsessions" is a meditative...

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