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Moonshade to release physical format of “Dream | Oblivion”

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , on 4th June 2014 by Pieni

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Portuguese melodic death metal act Moonshade has recently released on Bandcamp (link here) their second EP “Dream | Oblivion” (the first being “The Path Of Redemption”, from 2010). And even though the date is not certain yet, the band announces now that a physical format will be available “soon”.

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I. A Bleak Sunrise (Intro)
II. Dawn Of A New Era
III. Goddess Eternal
IV. The Depths Of Despair (Interlude)
V. Genesis 3.5
VI. Fall To Oblivion
VII. Into The Abyss (Outro)

Early last month, they’ve also released a lyric video for the first single “Goddess Eternal”:

www.facebook.com/moonshadeofficial

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Ben Parcell’s “Cover Stories Vol. 1” available for free download

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , on 13th April 2014 by Pieni

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Ben Parcell, one of Bridlington’s most famous pop-folk performers, has released his third full-length album, which is available for free download at Bandcamp (link here). More than a cover album, “Cover Stories Vol. 1” is a homage to artists who have influenced, supported and given advice to Parcell. Quoting the man himself: » I think it’s important to recognise local and roots music as we live in an age where the mainstream is mostly interested in chart music and the X Factor. While I wish all the best for artists who choose to take the talent show route, there are many local artists with amazing talents and superior songwriting skills, who don’t get that mainstream broadcast, but deserve it equally. I’ve been lucky enough to be granted permission by all of the artists on my album.« Like East-Yorkshire-based Edwina Hayes, who says: » A tireless supporter of local music, Ben has been an active participant in the East Yorkshire acoustic scene for several years now and I’m very honoured he has chosen to cover one of my songs.«

Along with Edwina‘s, “Cover Stories Vol. 1” features songs from Chris Helme (of the Seahorses), Ryan Spendlove, Sam McKie, Rob Bywater, Alastair Artingstall, Sophie Madeleine, Joe McCorriston and Mikee J. Reds.

Parcell will be performing the cover album live on The Fox’s Den Radio Show, Vixen 101 FM on Friday 25th April from 9 pm. And if you’d like to attend one of his shows, he’s the monthly resident artist at The Funny Onion, Bridlington, on the first Friday of every month. For more info, follow his official Facebook page here.

Tombs begin work on next album

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , on 12th November 2013 by Nico Solheim-Davidson

Brooklyn band Tombs announced that today is the day they enter the studio to begin the recording process of their new album, which will the follow up to their 2011 release Path To Totality. The three piece unit will be working with famed produced Erik Rutan (Morbid Angel, Cannibal Corpse, Hate Eternal) over the next two weeks at his Mana Recording Studio in St Petersburg, Florida. Tombs vocalist and guitarist Mike Hill comments:

The new material is darker and more extreme than the last record. The addition of bassist Ben Brand and guitarist Garett Bussanick have really stepped up the playing and musicianship to a new level.

Tombs have released two full-lengths and one singles/rarities collection via Relapse Records, all of which are available for streaming via Bandcamp here.

Tombs online:

http://tombscult.com
http://facebook.com/TombsBklyn
httP;//tombsbklyn.bandcamp.com

 

Norwegian black metallers Troll release back catalogue digitally

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , on 27th August 2013 by Nico Solheim-Davidson

As most of their older releases are now largely unavailable, Troll have come to the decision to make thier entire back catalogue available for digital download via BandCamp. Available are the following:

  • Trollstorm Over Nidingjuv (1995)
  • Drep de Kristne (1996)*
  • The Last Predators (2000)
  • Universal (2001)

Drep de Kristne  is considered to be one of the defining black metal releases. The only album not to be re-released in digital format is Neo-Satanic Supremacy (2010), as Napalm Record still own the rights to it. All the albums will come with new artwork and are available for the minimum price of 0.50 euros or as much more as the fans feel like paying directly to the band. The albums can be purchased from this location.

Commenting on the decision to digitally self-release what are effectively iconic albums, frontman and founder Nagash said:

In today’s economy labels are really reluctant to release anything that has appeared previously, even though it is no longer available and regardless of how much demand there is from the fans.  Sure, you can find most things these days via illegal file-sharing sites, but if you want high quality sound versions, with the artwork, and without all the viruses and Trojans that come as “hidden extras” with illegal downloads, you are better off paying a few pence to buy it legally.  At least that way you are actually supporting the bands, and we believe that REAL fans are getting tired of everyone trying to rip off the bands, and genuinely want to support them.

As well as being re-released in digital format, Drep De Kristne will also be released on vinyl as a limited edition Gatefold, in both black and gold versions. The vinyl will appear sometime in October, just in time for the band’s European tour, during in which the band will play the entire album live at a special afterparty at the Aurora Infernalis Festival in Arnhem on 26th October.

Full routing for the Incantations for the World’s End tour, with Dodheimsgard, Troll and Hetroertzen as follows:

Oct 16 – John Dee, Oslo, Norway
Oct 17 – Beta, Copenhagen, Denmark
Oct 18 – K17,  Berlin, Germany
Oct 19 – Hoodoo Music Club, Prague, Czech Republic
Oct 20 – Channel Zero, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Oct 21 – Viper Room, Vienna, Austria
Oct 22 – Novara Rock & Roll Arena, Novara, Italy
Oct 23 – Glaz’Art, Paris, France
Oct 24 – Le Romandie, Lausanne, Switzerland
Oct 25 – Magasin 4, Brussels, Belgium
Oct 26 – The Stage, Arnhem, Netherlands
Oct 27 – Simplon Grote Zaal, Groningen, Netherlands

Troll online:

http://facebook.com/trollofficial

 

Common Gods reveal artwork for new EP; Helveien to be released 4th August

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on 31st July 2013 by Nico Solheim-Davidson

Glaswegian metal monsters Common Gods have revealed the artwork for their upcoming four-track EP Helveien which will be released this Sunday (4th August 2013) for free through BandCamp. The four track EP was recorded and produced at Devil’s Own Studio in Glasgow and the artwork was produce by Norderobring drummer and North of the Wall Festival organiser Alasdair Dunn. The release of Helveien coincides nicely with the band’s next gig at Pivo in Glasgow on Sunday.

Common Gods online:

http://www.facebook.com/CommonGods/
http://soundcloud.com/commongods

 

Despite release new single

Posted in News with tags , , on 9th June 2013 by Pieni

Swedish band Despite have just released the first single of their upcoming EPic, set to be released this autumn. Unexceptional”, which features former M.A.N. guitarist Rob Guz on the Indian string instrument esraj, is available for purchase on the band’s BandCamp, and if you pre-order EPic in the next few days, you’ll get a 25% discount. Meanwhile you can listen to it and check the lyrics on YouTube:

Despite online:

http://despiteofficial.com 
https://www.facebook.com/DespiteOfficial

Evemaster’s entire back catalogue available through BandCamp

Posted in News with tags , , , , on 4th February 2013 by Nico Solheim-Davidson

Evemaster, who feature Battlelore vocalist Tomi Mykkänen on guitar in their ranks, have added the entire discography to their official Bandcamp page. It includes the In Thine Majesty EP, Wither, Lacrimae Mundi, Lacrimae Mundi MMIV and III. Go to this location to check out the material. You can also listen to the entire album, III, below.

Evemaster launched their new official website here back in October 2012. Mykkänen commented with the following update:  “If you happen to stumble upon these pages you might realise that the page layout has changed since the last time. And, blimey, you’re right! Started using WordPress here. Enjoy and join the mailing list. We have also started some promotion on III now that we finally got the rights from Supernova. Basically it means that we bought all the copies of the album from Supernova and started selling them ourselves and handling the promotion as well. We started co-operation with Inverse Records with distribution so go and ask your local shop for a copy. If they don’t have any shame on them and then go online and order a copy or two from some cool webshop or from us directly.