Hypnotic Dirge News and Updates

Hypnotic Dirge Records turns 10 years old today!

October 21, 2018
In a small, chaotic and unorganized shared apartment ten years ago, I decided to embark on a journey to launch a record label to release music from my project Ancient Tundra and perhaps some other related projects. Never did I imagine that HDR would still be active ten years later nor that we would have the opportunity to release music from the caliber of artists we've worked with over the years!

To mark this occasion, we had plans to print some new Hypnotic Dirge merch, but unfortunately we're a bit behind on getting all the artwork prepared and ready to print.
However, look for that to be available in about a month's time.

In the meantime, EVERYTHING in our shop is 10% off from today until October 31. Place your order as usual and use the code "HDR10year" upon checkout for your discount.

Thanks so much for your interest and support over the years! Decade 2 begins now!!!

BAND SIGNING: Experimental Project “Omgeving” to release debut album “Wijde Wijdte” on Hypnotic Dirge

October 16, 2018
BAND SIGNING: Experimental Project “Omgeving” to release debut album “Wijde Wijdte” on Hypnotic Dirge
Tuesday October 16, 2018
“Omgeving” is an experimental musical project from the Netherlands where the listener is meant to interpret the sound as auditory landscapes, every texture part of a broader perception that has been created.
Omgeving is a solo project crafted by musician Franck Johanson (Distillator, Franck Johanson) Entitled  “Wijde Wijdte”, the first Omgeving album is a...

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ALBUM RELEASE: Norilsk - Weepers of the Land

October 12, 2018
Norilsk’s new mini-album “Weepers of the Land” is now officially released! The album is available in digipack format with a bonus track exclusive to the CD version of the album. You can also pick up a Trails of Doom pack which includes three CD's, a shirt, a patch, and a sticker. 

The main bulk of the album is streaming in full on Bandcamp and available as a “Name-Your-Price” download. 
"Coming off the heels of their latest full-length album, this fall the Canadian Death-Doom act Nori...

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Webshop Update: October 10, 2018

October 10, 2018

Latest Additions

Shining - VI - Klagopsalmer Shining - IX - Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, Ends Shining - X - Varg utan flock Nightbringer - Hierophany of the Open Grave Nightbringer - Ego Dominus Tuus Nightbringer - Terra Damnata Darkflight - The Hereafter Humanitas Error Est - Human Pathomorphism Defecrator / Ritual Genocide - Anti-Human Deathcult / Death Exalted Pimeydentuoja - Hellcrowned Ritual Genocide - Ritual Genocide Karmanjaka - I törnrosdalen Murdryck - Antologi MMXV Sons ov O...

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ALBUM NEWS: Obsidian Tongue - “A Nest of Ravens in the Throat of Time” to be re-released this winter!

September 28, 2018
Originally released through Hypnotic Dirge in the summer of 2013, Obsidian Tongue's stellar second opus “A Nest of Ravens in the Throat of Time” will finally be repressed again this winter. In what can only be considered a testament to the duo’s power and authenticity, the original pressing sold out within a year, and remained one of Hypnotic Dirge's most defining release.

“A Nest of Ravens in the Throat of Time” is an introspective journey through the collective unconscious of Man a...

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PRE-ORDERS: Norilsk - Weepers of the Land; Trails of Doom Norilsk Pack

September 28, 2018
We are now accepting pre-orders for the new Norilsk's mini-album, entitled “Weepers of the Land”, which will be released worldwide by Hypnotic Dirge Records on October 12, 2018.

Norilsk’s new opus should be viewed as a companion to last fall’s “Le passage des glaciers” as the material was written and recorded during the same time period, but with that being said there is a different feeling - seemingly of a more abrasive and desperate nature - conjured on this album’s material.


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VIDEO RELEASE: Hypnotic Dirge Records - A Black / Doom Metal Label; est. 2008

September 19, 2018
We have released a new trailer video of our history, intentions, and goals as we approach our second decade of activity.  Soon enough, we will also make other announcements related to our ten year anniversary! 

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VIDEO RELEASE: Norilsk releases music video “The Way”, off their forthcoming album

September 17, 2018
On October 12, doom-death entity Norilsk is set to release a brand new offering; an omen that autumn will be tuned down to doom and the bitter cold. Weepers of the Land is the follow up mini-album to last year's full length Le passage des glaciers, presenting a more abrasive and visceral Norilsk weaving stories of heritage, loss, and displacement through dynamic and atmospheric blackened death-doom metal. Weepers of the Land will be Norilsk’s third installment on Hypnotic Dirge Records.


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ALBUM NEWS: Hypnotic Dirge Records to release new Norilsk album on October 12

August 29, 2018
Coming off the heels of their latest full-length album “Le passage des glaciers”, this fall the Canadian Death-Doom act Norilsk returns with a collection of new material linked in concept with its previous full-length while also showcasing Norilsk’s more collaborative and multi-faceted nature. It retains the band's signature sound developed on its two full-length albums, and brings forward further openness to an array of doom-related influences.

The new mini-album, entitled “Weepers of...

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ALBUM RELEASE: Altars of Grief - This Shameful Burden [Deluxe re-release]

June 19, 2018
Altars of Grief's debut album "This Shameful Burden", originally released independently in 2014 and sold out for quite some time is now officially re-released by Hypnotic Dirge.

Copies arrived from the plant yesterday afternoon and all pre-orders were shipped last night and this morning! Altars of Grief are playing back to back Alberta shows in Edmonton and Calgary this weekend and will have copies with them on the road as well!

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"Prior to the release of “Iris...

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