The Deathtrip – Deep Drone Master

the-deathtrip-deep-drone-master-cdThe first thing we realize upon setting foot in Deathtrip’s personal hell is that this album contains something reminiscent of the great black metal records of the 90s. Riff-wise and sound-wise, it definitely sounds up to date, but its primitiveness and immediacy surely recaptures some of the old magic of the genre’s origin.

After a brief intro, we are taken aback by the razor-sharp riffing of the ‘Flag of Betrayal’. Aldrahn’s performance is definitely a highlight (as is in every song), his versatility and charisma give him a primary role, driving the listener through his own uninhabited and inhospitable … Read more

ART238 – Atavism

Many things can change in a seven year period; many things can work for the better or the worse. Fortunately, this hiatus worked for the benefit of ART238. After some intense live shows the band did last year in French soil, atavism_recto_promothey decided that 2014 is the right time to hurl their newest offering (the first in seven years) like a radioactive missile ready to awaken and revert the most primal human instincts. However, after the addition of new members,  there are certain elements that have shaped the band’s sound into something different.

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GARTH ARUM – The Dawn of a New Creation

Spanish project GARTH ARUM re-emerges through time with its debut album, marking the dawn of a new passion, of a new fire. ‘The Dawn of New Creation’ is ispired by dreams and emotions, venturing further into the depths of the human psyche. A demiurge that leads the path to a new universe, beyond the notion of existence. This is the album of a lifetime, a deliverance of body and soul of the album’s creator Nightmarer, which is finally complete more than ten years after its initial conception. The songs were highly influenced by the music which bloomed in the 90s, … Read more

GARTH ARUM’s ‘The Dawn of a New Creation’ release date announced.

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New album “The Dawn of a New Creation” of spanish avant-garde project Garth Arum will be released by Satanath Records from Russia on June, the 24th 2013. Pre-order will be available soon. Nightmarer (from As Light Dies) is the main composer, producer and performer of almost every instrument: guitar, fretless bass, synths, drum programming and keyboards. In addition, he handles all the singing duties except for some great contributions in some songs that were performed by: Slo (from Smohalla), Camille Giraudeau (Stagnant Waters), Lady Carrot (Aegri Somnia) and Cecilia Tallo (On3iric4). The tracklist for the album is as follows:

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ONCE THEM EDENS – New playthrough video available

“On Par With I”, the new guitar playthrough video from Athens based, progressive death metallers ONCE THEM EDENS, can be seen below. The song is composed and performed by the band’s mastermind Ω, and the video was shot and edited by Athina Tousia.

 

”Omega’s riffing menace leads up to a relatively up-tempo instrumental section that follows and lets the progressive element of the album shine. This song is no other than ‘On Par With I’ and its perplexing rhythmic changes that occur without cessation, tied with an astounding bass guitar and a conclusion that features some

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THREE WINTERS – The Atrocities EP

ImageNorwegian group THREE WINTERS have just unleased their new “The Atrocities EP” through the multi-faceted ‘Post Avantgarde Pop’ Swedish label Beläten. THREE WINTERS consists of the highly active Kim Sølve — the man behind Blitzkrieg Baby, K100, and the infamous Trine + Kim Design Studio, Anders B., who has dedicated half his life to extreme industrial music through significant projects such as Babyflesh and Mind & Flesh and last but certainly not least the musical virtuoso Lars Fredrik Frøislie known from the prog rock acts Wobbler and White Willow, as well as his involvement in numerous other projects.

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Seduce the Heaven – Field of Dreams

A preview of the album can be streamed from Souncloud:

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What could be the result of anundetermined blend of six of Greece’s most skilled and  qualified musicians when they are put together in a band? Well, that can be easily summed up in three simple words and these are SEDUCE THE HEAVEN. This fairly new progressive metal band, has managed to built gradually a worthy reputation under its name by taking small but clever steps in order to establish their name in the (local) scene. In a time when female-fronted metal is almost a cliché, SEDUCE THE HEAVEN came as … Read more