Winter is close at hand … as an indispensable, all-consuming and regenerative power it is the time of ghosts, the time of old deities. Frost holds insight, elementary power and wisdom, a longing for eternity. Winter is death and from this new life emerges in the eternal cycle of nature.
On „Wielandstahl“ Surturs Lohe present nine songs, that could not be more epic and primeval. This is old school Thuringian Pagan Metal. High velocity riffing is contrasted with mighty choirs and folky use of the flute embellishes acoustic guitar arrangements, reminiscent of early works of Ulver.
Czech death metal commando HYPNOS reveals the front cover and tracklist of their upcoming album. Follower of last work “The Whitecrow”, entitled “The Blackcrow”, was recorded in Czech ŠOPA STUDIO with sound engineer Stanislav Valášek (Silent Stream Of Godless Elegy, Malignant Tumour, Dying Passion).
Everyone agrees, Arcana XXII was not just another metal band. They were musicians writing highly original material and performing in a country where the odds were firmly against this style of music.
XIV Dark Centuries will release their new album „ Waldvolk “ on February 28th 2020. This musical opus, connected to the deep forests of Thuringia, features seven new tracks as well as three already known songs, redone in a new sound design.
Dark Metallers Eden Weint Im Grab, hailing from Berlin/Germany, are scheduled to release their latest studio album entitled „Tragikomödien aus dem Mordarchiv“ on December 6th 2019 via Einheit Produktionen/Soulfood.
Forged in new fire with fresh comrades-in-arms, Invoker set a milestone for their creative process so far with their third black metallic chunk of Death Metal „Towards the Pantheon of the Nameless“.
As we informed recently already, Einheit based Czech death metal commando HYPNOS will hit the European stages soon to start new gigging season. Main part of these shows are part of the “Death from the East tour 2019” with Ukrainian bands FLESHGORE, ETSYKH and REVOLT.
SAXORIOR were founded back in 1994 and through numerous live shows & festivals as well as seven albums, an EP & a compilation the band became a constant in the Metal scene.
Ahnengrab was founded Spring 2006 by Tibor C., Christoph H., Schoof and Christoph L. in Frankfurt (Oder), Germany. The Black / Pagan Metal group formed at a young age and immediately started writing their own material. The band went through a short series of changes before they began playing shows in the area of Berlin and Brandenburg in Germany. The band, now also featuring Tom W. und Johannes T., was signed early on thanks to the successes of their first shows. Songwriting came easy, and a Record release party was thrown September 13th, 2008 at the 2nd Wolfszeit Festival.
On their new album "Als das Licht verging" (When the light went down) Ahnenkult deals with the astrological side of Norse-germanic mythology and sets this to music. The new album represents the etymological connections between the universe and its interpretation through mythology. Furthermore it expounds its own personal interpretation. Also many well-known interpretations are reinterpreted. In this cosmic structure the sun, this the god Baldur, is considered as the center of the great whole and the origin of all being. Ahnenkult thus represent the norse mythology in a new guise.