Hypnotic Dirge News and Updates

ALBUM ART: Forlesen - Hierophant Violent

February 14, 2020
Today we are pleased to unveil the album cover artwork crafted by none other than Benjamin A. Vierling (Aosoth, The Ajna Offensive, Joanna Newsom)



"Hierophant Violent" is due for release on Hypnotic Dirge on March 27. 

Comprising of two tracks nearing twenty minutes a piece, “Hierophant Violent” is a delicate and hypnotic sensory experience incorporating a myriad of styles and influences to craft a work of art which is cathartic and illuminating. Each track is a journey unfolding different aspects of the band’s sound, drawing inspiration from artists as diverse as Low, Leviathan, Skepticism and Dead Can Dance. 

Tracklist:
1 - Following Light (17:52)
2 - Nightbridge (18:13)
 

RELEASE NEWS: Chiral - Hope

February 11, 2020
Hypnotic Dirge Records is pleased to officially welcome Chiral to its roster of bands and announce the release of the third Chiral full-length album “Hope” to be released in early May 2020.

Chiral is an Italian one-man band from the countryside near Piacenza, set up at the end of 2013. His compositions shine of a dim light dwelling through the branches, alternating solar as well as gloomy moments. Folkish instruments are used to guide the listener through contemplation, while gentle veils ...

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NEW MERCH: Altars of Grief

February 11, 2020
It has now been nearly two years since the release of the amazing "Iris" record from Altars of Grief and as there is currently no Altars of Grief merch available online. The band and I decided to rectify that and we commissioned Dylan Garrett Smith to design a new piece which will be printed on both shirts and hoodies! The hoodie design will also adorn the new Altars of Grief sigil designed by Moonroot Art!

We're now taking pre-orders for hoodies and shirts and orders will be shipped out mid-M...

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VIDEO TEASER: Frigoris - Scheideweg

February 9, 2020
A Frigoris video clip for the track "Scheideweg" from their new album "...in Stille" will surface very soon.
Check out this teaser!




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BAND SIGNING: Forlesen

January 30, 2020
Hypnotic Dirge Records is pleased to announce that we will be working with Bay-area trio Forlesen for the release of their debut album “Hierophant Violent.”



Comprising of two tracks nearing twenty minutes a piece, “Hierophant Violent” is a delicate and hypnotic sensory experience incorporating a myriad of styles and influences to craft a work of art which is cathartic and illuminating. Each track is a journey unfolding different aspects of the band’s sound, drawing inspiration from a...

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MERCH: netra - "urban black metal" shirts available again!

January 30, 2020
*January 28, 2020*

Originally printed with the "Ingrats" release, this shirt sold out quickly so we've decided to do a second pressing for anyone who missed out the first time.


Order here

Shirt available in sizes S- XXL
Printed on Gildan Heavy Cotton by Cursed Earth Apparel

Pre-orders available now.
Bundles and shirts will begin shipping in late February.

There is also a bundle option available which includes the following:
netra - Urban Black Shirt (Printed on Gildan Heavy Cotton by Cursed...

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ALBUM RELEASE: Frigoris - ...in Stille

January 30, 2020
*January 24, 2020*

...In Stille, the fourth album by atmospheric black metal group Frigoris, is the long-awaited conclusion to the concept introduced in their third full length, Nur Ein Moment… (2016) The two opuses share a number of stylistic similarities; both are driven by soaring, melodic leads and roaring, tormented vocals over a backdrop of heavily saturated, melancholic chord riffing and mid-paced, thundering double bass and blast beats. However, ...In Stille builds on the foundation ...

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PRE-ORDERS: NONE - selftitled + bonus track [12” vinyl]

January 16, 2020
In conjunction with Viridian Flame Records​, Hypnotic Dirge is proud to announce the launch of pre-orders for NONE’s seminal self-titled debut album pressed on wax for the very first time!

NONE’s selftitled album, originally released in April 2017, was the first chapter for this enigmatic depressive black metal legacy which would be followed by additional full-lengths in April 2018 and 2019. The vinyl edition of the self-titled album also includes NONE’s stand-alone single “Where Lif...

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SONG PREMIERE: Frigoris - Funkenflug

January 15, 2020
The latest premiere from Frigoris' new album "...in Stille" is now streaming!


"...in Stille" will be released next Friday, January 24.
Pre-order your CD or merch bundle here


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ALBUM RELEASE: Kassad - London Orbital

January 10, 2020
///emergency broadcast///
London Orbital has commenced. Citizens are advised to seek immediate shelter.

Physical copies are in stock and shipping now, as well as a limited white “London Orbital” shirt, and two bundle options including a Kassad sticker, photography from Brutal Colours, and Kassad’s 2017 album “Faces Turn Away” If you prefer digital, “London Orbital” is now available as a Name-your-price digital download on Bandcamp, and is also streaming on Youtube, Spotify, and ot...

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