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

Posted by Nick Skog on Monday, September 17, 2018, In : Norilsk 
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 / SONG PREMIERE: Altars of Grief reveals cover artwork and releases a first song from the upcoming new album Iris

Posted by Nick Skog on Monday, January 22, 2018, In : Altars of Grief 
Following the acclaimed Of Ash and Dying Light split album of 2015, Canadian Prairies doom metal juggernaut Altars of Grief is back with Iris, a second full length album of devastating proportions. This new blackened doom offering introduces new levels of dynamics and textures, and while it is the more accomplished work from the Saskatchewan band to date, it also carries the darkness and light personality that Altars of Grief developed since 2013. On Iris, melancholy and storytelling reaches ...

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ALBUM NEWS: Altars of Grief to release new album Iris on March 21, on Hypnotic Dirge Records

Posted by Nick Skog on Thursday, January 11, 2018, In : Altars of Grief 
Since its inception in the Winter months of 2013, Saskatchewan's Altars of Grief grew to become one of the most dominant doom metal bands from the Canadian Prairies. In its first five years, it played numerous festival and toured Western Canada on several occasions, developing a bold scenic presence and memorable visual identity. Along with its symphonic signature sound, the band is also known for weaving soaring choral arrangements with powerful, driving death metal; morose, gothic doom and ...

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ALBUM NEWS: Norilsk reveals artwork and details for new album Le passage des glaciers

Posted by Nick Skog on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, In : Norilsk 
Canadian doom-death band Norilsk is set to release their latest slab of music on November 24, on Hypnotic Dirge Records. Incorporating a greater amount of cold melodies and delving further into forward-thinking structures, this new album has equal amount of unorthodox conventions, dark mysteries, and deadly hooks. As lyricist Nic Miquelon mentions, “Anyone who has followed us so far and enjoyed our musical landscape might be carried away into the distance with Le passage des glaciers. There...

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RELEASE NEWS: Hypnotic Dirge Records to release second Norilsk album "Le passage des glaciers" on November 24, 2017

Posted by Nick Skog on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, In : Norilsk 
Deep, cold, and far away: Norilsk – the northernmost city, located in Siberia far above the arctic circle, evokes ideas of hardship, darkness, and doom. Despite its isolation, the name also brings images of nordic beauty, mystery, and a majestic reverence.




Capturing these contrasting notions into music, French-Canadian band Norilsk is back with a captivating new album, as thick and heavy as permafrost. Le passage des glaciers (The Passage of Glaciers) follows in the footsteps of 2015's album...

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Webshop Update : June 2016

Posted by Nick Skog on Monday, June 6, 2016, In : Webshop Additions 
Webshop Update - June 2016
- 12 new albums
June update is a few days late, so apologies for that. Never-the-less, there is a ton of great new music available and some real gems in this bundle! 

Latest additions
-All albums listed below are in this section

HDR - D - 860 : Inglorious - Eternal Chaos 
HDR - D - 861 : A. H. P. - Against Human Plague
HDR - D - 862 : Solacide - The Finish Line
HDR - D - 863 : A.V.D.L. - Scourge
HDR - D - 864 : Humm - Sanctuary
HDR - D - 865 : Heretique - De non existentia De...

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Webshop Update : May 2016

Posted by Nick Skog on Tuesday, May 3, 2016, In : Webshop Additions 
Webshop Update - May 2016
-Four new webshop additions from Dusktone Records [Italy]

Another short webshop update this month as some of the distribution stock is a little bit late to arrive.
However, all four of these albums from Dusktone Records in Italy are solid listens. Two albums from Cascadian Black Metal / Ambient project Enisum, a new Ego Depths album for fans of Funeral Doom, and some aggressive, yet symphonic Black Metal from Svartelder.

Latest Additions
-All albums listed below are in th...

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VIDEO PREMIERE: Norilsk - Nature Morte

Posted by Nick Skog on Thursday, September 3, 2015, In : Norilsk 
NEWS: Quebec doom-death band Norilsk unveil new music video for the track "Nature Morte"
September 3, 2015

Quebec's doom-death band Norilsk has unveiled the second music video off their first full length album, The Idea of North, released earlier in 2015 on Hypnotic Dirge Records. An unorthodox folk-inspired deconstruction, the spooky "Nature Morte" (Still Life) represents Norilsk's atmospheric side. The dark and melancholic images of the video were shot in the haunted woods north of the Ottawa...

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