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BAND SIGNING / RELEASE NEWS: Harrow to release "Fragments of a Fallen Star" on CD through Hypnotic Dirge Records

Posted by Nick Skog on Thursday, September 22, 2016, In : Band signings 
Harrow to release “Fragments of a Fallen Star” on CD through Hypnotic Dirge Records
September 22, 2016

Harrow, an excellent and underrated band from Victoria, BC will be re-releasing their second album, “Fragments of a Fallen Star” on digipack CD through Hypnotic Dirge Records this November! 

Crafting a cathartic experience through introspective yet raw music, “Fragments of a Fallen Star” explores space by combining psychedelic drone, acoustic passages, and energetic atmospheric b...

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Negative Voice to release new album “Cold Redrafted” on Hypnotic Dirge / Solitude Prod this Spring!

Posted by Nick Skog on Monday, January 18, 2016, In : Band signings 
Negative Voice to release new album “Cold Redrafted” on Hypnotic Dirge / Solitude Prod this Spring!
January 19, 2015

Negative Voice has come to an agreement with Hypnotic Dirge Records / Solitude Productions to release their second full-length album entitled “Cold Redrafted” this spring! Recorded throughout 2014 / 2015 by the Wiesławski brothers in Hertz Recording Studio, in Bialystok, Poland, Negative Voice has prepared a solid and cohesive melodic blackened doom metal album. You can ...

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BAND SIGNING / RELEASE NEWS: Immensity - The Isolation Splendour

Posted by Nick Skog on Wednesday, October 21, 2015, In : Band signings 
BAND SIGNING / RELEASE NEWS: Greek doomsters “Immensity” signs with Hypnotic Dirge Records / Solitude Productions for release of debut album “The Isolation Splendour”
October 21, 2015



Hypnotic Dirge Records and Solitude Productions has come to an agreement with the Greek doomsters “Immensity” to release their debut album “The Isolation Splendour” on CD format in early 2016! Active since 2009, Immensity is a six-piece atmospheric death-doom band from Athens founded by Andreas Kel...

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Altars of Grief and Nachtterror to release split 10" vinyl "Of Ash and Dying Light" on Hypnotic Dirge Records!

Posted by Nick Skog on Thursday, April 23, 2015, In : Band signings 
Altars of Grief and Nachtterror to release split 10" vinyl "Of Ash and Dying Light" on Hypnotic Dirge Records!
April 22, 2015

This summer, Altars of Grief and Nachtterror - two Saskatchewan-based Blackened Doom bands will collaborate on a new split vinyl with new material from each band. The vinyl split, entitled "Of Ash and Dying Light" is set to be released worldwide in a limited edition 10" vinyl, as well as digital, on Hypnotic Dirge Records on July 10, 2015! 

The album was recorded by Justi...

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Verlies signs with Hypnotic Dirge Records / Throats Productions

Posted by Nick Skog on Thursday, April 9, 2015, In : Band signings 
NEWS: Verlies signs with Hypnotic Dirge / Throats Productions;
Digipack CD release of “Le Domaine des Hommes” coming on May 28, 2015
April 9, 2015
Avant-garde Black Metal band Verlies’s debut album “Le Domaine des Hommes” will be released on May 28, 2015 in a digipack CD and digitally through Hypnotic Dirge Records and Throats Productions
T. - Bass guitar | N. - Vocals, Rhythm Guitar, Compositions, Programming | Psycho - Drums | V. - Lead Guitar Based out of the French city Lille...

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Orphans of Dusk signs with Hypnotic Dirge Records / Solitude Productions

Posted by Nick Skog on Friday, March 20, 2015, In : Band signings 
Orphans of Dusk signs with Hypnotic Dirge Records / Solitude Productions
March 20, 2015

Orphans of Dusk has come to an agreement with Hypnotic Dirge Records and Solitude Productions to release their debut EP ‘Revenant’ cooperatively in early May! The album will be released in a jewel case CD, alongside a free 11cm x 7cm logo sticker!



Orphans of Dusk is a gothic death/doom band being projected into the stars from the South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand/Australia. One of the few bands from this r...

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Norilsk announces signing with Hypnotic Dirge Records for the release of its debut full-length album!

Posted by Nick Skog on Friday, December 12, 2014, In : Band signings 
Norilsk announces signing with Hypnotic Dirge Records for the release of its debut full-length album!
December 12, 2014



Named after Siberia’s northernmost city, home of a famous heavy metal smelting complex, Norilsk is a doom-death band from Gatineau (Québec), Canada, who self-released their debut EP “Japetus” this past summer. Characterized by slow and crushing riffs, death growls, and atmospheric arrangements, its music draws comparison with doom-death bands such as My Dying Bride, Mor...

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Windbruch signs with Hypnotic Dirge Records; Release of second full-length album "No stars, only full dark" in February 2014.

Posted by Nick Skog on Thursday, October 24, 2013, In : Band signings 
Windbruch signs with Hypnotic Dirge Records; 
Release of second full-length album"No stars, only full dark" in February 2014.



The atmospheric Black Metal project "Windbruch" has signed with Hypnotic Dirge Records for the release of their second full-length album "No stars, only full dark"


Cold and mesmerizing atmospheric black metal from the Siberian region of Yugra in the city of Nizhnevartovsk, Windbruch was formed by Mikhailov Rodion in 2009. It combines elements of post black metal, ambient ...

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In my Shiver signs with Hypnotic Dirge Records

Posted by Nick Skog on Wednesday, October 2, 2013, In : Band signings 
In my Shiver signs with Hypnotic Dirge Records
New album "Delicate Poison" to be released in December 2013.




In my Shiver, an experimental black metal/shoegaze band from Camerino, Italy has signed with Hypnotic Dirge Records for the release of their upcoming second album "Delicate Poison" which is scheduled to be released in December 2013. The opening track from the album, "Closed View" is now available for free streaming and download on the label's Bandcamp, Soundcloud, and Youtube pages and is...

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Obsidian Tongue signs with HDR, New album on the way!

Posted by Nick Skog on Saturday, June 29, 2013, In : Band signings 
Obsidian Tongue signs with Hypnotic Dirge Records
Second album "A Nest of Ravens in the Throat of Time" to be released: July 29, 2013
The track "Individuation" now available for streaming/download



The Massachusetts-based Black Metal duo Obsidian Tongue has signed with Hypnotic Dirge Records for the release of their forthcoming second album "A Nest of Ravens in the Throat of Time" which will be released in late July 2013 on Hypnotic Dirge Records as well as the band's own imprint Dissociation Re...

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Vin de Mia Trix - Once Hidden in Sight to be co-released by Hypnotic Dirge/Solitude Prod.

Posted by Nick Skog on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, In : Band signings 

Doom band Vin de Mia Trix signs with Hypnotic Dirge/Solitude Productions for co-release in September!


 
The first co-release between Hypnotic Dirge Records (Canada) and Solitude Productions (Russia) will see the light of day in September 2013 and it will be doom band Vin de Mia Trix's debut full-length album "Once Hidden in Sight" which the band has been preparing and perfecting for quite some time.

Vin de Mia Trix is a band from Kyiv, Ukraine. Its music is a blend of different doom metal subgen...
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Frigoris signs to Hypnotic Dirge / Misanthropic Art Prod. for co-release!

Posted by Nick Skog on Saturday, April 20, 2013, In : Band signings 

Hypnotic Dirge will be doing its first ever co-release with the South Korean label Misanthropic Art Productions! Together, we'll be bringing you the second album entitled "Wind" from the atmospheric melodic black metal band from Germany called Frigoris! 


 
Although founded as a Pagan/Black Metal band, Frigoris steadily developed further since its foundation around head Dominik Winter in 2007 and stands for atmospheric, melodic Black Metal at the highest level today. The new record Wind is the c...
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Odradek Room signs with Hypnotic Dirge Records!

Posted by Nick Skog on Thursday, November 8, 2012, In : Band signings 
Originally posted September 15, 2012


 

The Ukrainian atmospheric death-doom band Odradek Room has signed a deal with Hypnotic Dirge Records to release their upcoming debut full-length album Бардо. Относительная реальность (English translation: Bardo Relative Reality) in early 2013 in digipack format. 

Odradek Room was formed initally under the name  “Осколки Тишины” / “Shards of Silence” in 2008. In 2010, Odradek Room made their first apperance o...
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Lycanthia signs with Hypnotic Dirge Records; re-release of new album coming in early 2013!

Posted by Nick Skog on Thursday, November 8, 2012, In : Band signings 
Originally posted August 18, 2012

Lycanthia signs with Hypnotic Dirge Records

Lycanthia, the gothic death-doom six piece band hailing from Sydney, Australia has signed a deal with Hypnotic Dirge Records to re-release their latest full-length album, Oligarchy which was previously self-released by the band earlier this year. Active since 1996, Lycanthia has previously released a full length album in 1999 entilted Myriad, as well as an EP in 2006 entitled Within the Walls. Meanwhile, the band has ...
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Melodic Death/Doom band Nethermost signs with Hypnotic Dirge Records!!

Posted by Nick Skog on Thursday, November 8, 2012, In : Band signings 
*Original posted August 6, 2012  
 
Nethermost signs with Hypnotic Dirge Records




The melodic doom/death metal band Nethermost has signed a deal with the canadian label Hypnotic Dirge Records to release their upcoming debut EP entitled Alpha. The opening track, Phasing Currents is now available to stream and download


 
Nethermost is a three-piece band hailing from South Texas. The name refers to the lowest point of existence. The band finished recording their first release, ¨Alpha,¨ in early 2012...
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Galaktik Cancer Squad signs with Hypnotic Dirge Records

Posted by Nick Skog on Thursday, November 8, 2012, In : Band signings 
*Originally posted June 6, 2012
 


 
The ambitious one-man project from Germany, GALAKTIK CANCER SQUAD has signed a deal with Hypnotic Dirge Records. Galaktik Cancer Squad is known for its unconventional approach in mixing the ferocity of extreme black metal with an avant-garde experimental quality of technical songwriting and a space-like atmosphere. The music of Galaktik Cancer Squad also stands apart for its extremely sparse use of vocals, making the tracks almost completely instrumental compo...

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Subterranean Disposition signs with HDR!!

Posted by Nick Skog on Thursday, November 8, 2012, In : Band signings 
*Originally posted April 14, 2012
 
Subterranean Disposition signs with HDR!!



The Australian melodic doom/death metal recording project Subterranean Disposition has agreed to a deal with Hypnotic Dirge Records to release the upcoming self-titled debut album in late summer 2012. Subterranean Disposition is a one man project headed by veteran musician Terry Vainoras, known for being involved in numerous projects within the Australian metal scene over the years such as The Eternal, Cryptic Darkness...
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Hypnotic Dirge Records signs two new bands! - Epitimia, and Silent Path

Posted by Nick Skog on Thursday, November 8, 2012, In : Band signings 
*Originally posted October 27, 2011





Hypnotic Dirge Records has signed two new bands onto its artist roster, with both bands planned to have a release in the first half of 2012. The new bands added to the roster are EPITIMIA and SILENT PATH.

Silent Path is a one-man funeral doom metal/depressive black metal project from Iran created by Saman Nu. The project's only member is also known as Count de Efrit, the musician behind the project 'Ekove Efrits' which is already signed to Hypnotic Dirge Reco...

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Hypnotic Dirge Records signs acoustic project stroszek

Posted by Nick Skog on Thursday, November 8, 2012, In : Band signings 

*Originally posted June 26, 2011 


 
Hypnotic Dirge has added the Italian acoustic band stroszek to its lineup. stroszek is the brainchild of Claudio Alcara, known for being the guitar player in the influential and long standing Italian Black Metal band 'Frostmoon Eclipse'. Claudio works on stroszek with bandmates Richard on drums, and David on bass creating a wonderful three-man studio project. With stroszek, Claudio is able to create the music he had always envisioned, stating "I wouldn't call...

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Ov Hollowness signs with Hypnotic Dirge Records

Posted by Nick Skog on Thursday, November 8, 2012, In : Band signings 
*Originally Posted June 8, 2012


 
Hypnotic Dirge Records has signed a deal with the one-man project from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada 'Ov Hollowness' and will be releasing the band's sophomore release Drawn to Descend. In mid 2010, Ov Hollowness self-released their debut album 'Diminished' which received good reviews from fans and critics alike, and was distributed by labels around the world. Now, Hypnotic Dirge Records is pleased to welcome Ov Hollowness to the HDR family in time for the release ...

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Hypnotic Dirge Records signs 'Ekove Efrits' - New full-length album will follow in Summer 2011!

Posted by Nick Skog on Thursday, November 8, 2012, In : Band signings 
*Orignally posted February 2, 2011
 
Hypnotic Dirge Records has reached a deal with the project 'Ekove Efrits' based out of Tehran, Iran. Ekove Erfits is a one man project which has a history dating back to 2001, releasing demos and a split release before their first full-length album was released in 2008 by Possesion Productions, and a second full-length album was self-released in 2010. Over the years, Ekove Efrits have defined their sound to something that is incredibly haunting, atmospheric,...

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*The switch over to the "blog" format for news took place in November 2012. Therefore all news items from Jan.2011-Nov.2012 are listed in the November 2012 blog archive. Everything prior to 2011 was erased and is not included.