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WEBSHOP ADDITIONS: December 2017

December 3, 2017
Some excellent albums have arrived here at HDR headquarters recently. We added the following albums to our shop today, courtesy of Avantgarde Music and Seance Records!!

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*All items listed below are here

Sojourner - Empires of Ash
Enisum - Seasons of Desolation
Azelisassath - Total Desecration of Existence
Saule - Saule
Mountains Crave- As We Were When We Were Not
Wode - Servants of the Counter Cosmos
Progenie Terrestre Pura - Oltre Luna
Vindkast - Archaic Collapse
Dzö-nga - The Sachem's Tales
Botanist - Collective: The Shape of He to Come
Nyss - Princesse Terre (Three Studies of Silence and Death)
Black Crucifixion (official) – Coronation Of King Darkness
Drohtnung – In Dolorous Sights
Nocturnes Mist- March To Perdition
Ignis GehennaIgnis Gehenna – Baleful Scarlet Star
Kafirun – Eschaton
Nocturnes Mist – Diabolical Baptism

 

PRE-ORDERS: Melankolia - Vividarium Intervigilium Viator

December 2, 2017
We are now accepting pre-orders for Melankolia's fourth full-length album ‘Vividarium Intervigilium Viator’, which will be officially released on December 12, 2017 and is presented in a 4 panel digipack with an accompanying booklet.



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Founded by musician Mike O’Brien, (Appalachian Winter, Veiled Monk, Ritual in Ash) Melankolia has been releasing introspective and thoughtful music since the project’s beginnings nearly 10 years ago. Three full-length albums have thu...

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ALBUM RELEASE: Norilsk - Le passage des glaciers

November 25, 2017
Today is the official release of Norilsk's second full-length album "Le passage des glaciers" - an album about mourning and departure and a perfect soundtrack to the cold winter ahead...



Tracklist:
1. Midnight Sun
2. Le puits de l'oubli
3. Namolennye
4. La voie des morts
5. Ghosts of Loss (Passage part I)
6. Noirceur intérieure
7. L'érosion (Passage part II)
8. Ellesmere 
You can now stream the album in full on Bandcamp. 
If you enjoy it, the album is also available for donation-based download. (name-...

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VIDEO PREMIERE: The Sludgelord premieres Norilsk's new lyric video for “Noirceur intérieure”

November 21, 2017
French-Canadian band Norilsk is back with a captivating new album, as thick and heavy as permafrost. Le passage des glaciers follows in the footsteps of 2015's album The Idea of North, but expands the sound considerably. From a sludgy slab of doom-death, the band has carved further into the icy influences of dark metal, to emerge with a blackened doom-death album tainted with frozen melodies, misty atmospheres, and reflective lyrical passages.

The Sludgelord is premiering Norilsk's video for t...

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ALBUM NEWS: Melankolia presents album cover, and tracklist for new album ‘Vividarium Intervigilium Viator’.

November 21, 2017
November 15, 2017

Ambient / Neo-classical artist Melankolia will release their fourth full-length album ‘Vividarium Intervigilium Viator' through Hypnotic Dirge Records on December 12. Founded by musician Mike O’Brien, (Appalachian Winter, Veiled Monk, Ritual in Ash) Melankolia has been releasing introspective and thoughtful music since the project’s beginnings nearly 10 years ago. 



The track “Wellspring Labyrith (Left Hand ‘til Mourning)” is now streaming on our Bandcamp page. This...

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DIGITAL ALBUM RELEASE: Mavradoxa / Deafest [Split]

November 12, 2017
Mavradoxa and Deafest present a new autumnal themed split album from two sides of North America!!


Digital Album

Mavradoxa is an atmospheric black metal band rooted in the Laurentian region of upstate New York. The music of Mavradoxa is expansive, atmospheric, and melancholic. Music made for dreary and rain-soaked days during solitary walks, or in any moment of introspection. Long progressive songs that flow with purpose where the atmosphere dictates and paints vivid stories in its movement and ...

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PRE-ORDER: Norilsk - Le passage des glaciers album packs, shirts, and CD's available!

November 9, 2017
The new album from French-Canadian Doom-Death Band Norilsk is fast approaching - due for official release on November 24. We are now taking pre-orders for "Le passage des glaciers" as well a new limited Norilsk shirt, and some larger packs for the true doom fanatics.

"Le passage des glaciers" follows in the footsteps of 2015's The Idea of North, but expands the sound considerably. From a sludgy slab of doom-death, the band has carved further into the icy influences of dark metal, to emerge wit...

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ALBUM RELEASE: Ah Ciliz / Chiral - Origins

November 6, 2017
The digital version of the Ah Ciliz / Chiral - Origins split album is available now on our Bandcamp page. 

If you missed the album premiere stream on No Clean Singing last week, take the time to listen to this great split album, with entirely new material from both bands.

Due to production delays, the 6 panel digipack will not be shipping until early-mid December. However, you can place your order anytime and we will ship your copy as soon as they arrive!



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SONG PREMIERE: Doom-Metal.com streams NORILSK's new song 'Ghosts of Loss' (feat. Pim Blankenstein)

November 3, 2017
Hypnotic Dirge Records is set to release Norilsk's new album Le passage des glaciers (The Passage of Glaciers) on November 24. The Canadian metal outfit invites Winter and darkness into our homes this month, carrying the cold touch of doom and death.



Norilsk's latest offering will feature guest vocal appearance from Pim Blankenstein (Officium Triste, The 11th Hour, Extreme Cold Winter, Clouds) on song 'Ghosts of Loss.' Nic Miquelon comments: “When I wrote 'Ghosts of Loss', I had in mind band...

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ALBUM PREMIERE: Ah Ciliz / Chiral - Origins

November 2, 2017
Courtesy of the always amazing "No Clean Singing" the full "Origins" album is now available to stream in its entirety!



Have a listen at the link below and if you like it, be sure to order a copy of the 6 panel digipack!

"Origins" Full Album Stream on "No Clean Singing"
Pre-order "Origins" Digipack CD
Pre-order "Origins" Digital



"As the seasons change, and the colors of autumn leaves briefly flare like blood and fire, only to be sapped of life and scattered by cold winter winds, it’s not uncommon...

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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.