Archive for Indie Recordings

Gehenna announced for Temples Festival

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , on 6th November 2013 by Nico Solheim-Davidson

Gehenna have been confirmed to make an appearance at Temples Festival in Bristol in 2014, where they’ll join a host of bands that include headliners Electric Wizard and Neurosis. The festival will take place at Motion in Bristol over the weekend of 2nd – 4th May.

Bands confirmed already are:

Amenra
Anaal Nathrakh
A Storm of Light
Beastmilk
Blood Ceremony
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Conan
Doom
Doomriders
Dragged Into Sunlight
Electric Wizard
Gehenna
Gonga
Jucifer
Moss
Oathbreaker
Satan’s Satyrs
SSS
The Secret
Tombs
Vitamin X
Winterfylleth
Wolfbrigade

Tickets are on sale now at £85 for the whole weekend and £38.50 for day tickets. You can purchase them this location.

Gehenna have also just released their 8th record, Unravel. The uncompromising masterpiece is produced by Gehenna, and is the first new album release since 2005. The record carries the spirit from WW and twists it to confront a more post-apocalyptic era – rather than the ragnarok of the bourgeoisie, the individual, and the failings of western society – Gehenna faces 21st century existence head on. There is no remorse, no compromise – there is only perfect hate.

Gehenna online:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Gehenna/314672401876258

 

Glittertind signs with Indie Recordings

Posted in News with tags , , , on 28th September 2013 by Pieni

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For the first time in their 12-year-old career, folk metal Glittertind sign with a label from their homecountry Norway. Indie Recordings will release the band’s third album, “Djevelsvart”, on November 22nd in Norway, Germany, Austria and Switzerland, the rest of the world having to wait 3 more days.

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Tracklist:
1: Inngang
2: Djevelsvart
3: Sundriven
4: Sprekk for sol
5: Kvilelaus
6: Trollbunden
7: Nymåne
8: Tåketanker
9: Stjerneslør
10: Utgang

Glittertind online:
http://www.glittertind.net/
https://www.facebook.com/glittertindofficial
https://myspace.com/glittertind
https://twitter.com/Glittertindband

Hildamay and Steak Number Eight to co-headline UK tour

Posted in News with tags , , , , , on 17th September 2013 by Pieni

English post-hardcore Hildamay and Belgian atmospheric sludge Steak Number Eight will join forces in 8 shows through the UK in the following dates:

November 1st – The Anvil, Bournemouth
November 2nd – The Ivy, Sheerness
November 3rd – Underworld, London
November 4th – Boileroom, Guildford
November 5th – Bodega, Nottingham
November 6th – Classic Grand, Glasgow
November 7th – Zero Alt Club (Kalinka Bar), Middlesborough
November 8th – Underground, Stoke

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For Hildamay, this tour is both the celebration of their debut “Miles Away” first anniversary and the introduction of new material, like the upcoming single “Drag”, scheduled for release next month. Quoting frontman Tim Lawrence: » We have a few things up our sleeves for the tour. We’re getting to play some new places on the tour as well which is always exciting for us, and we’ll definitely be showcasing a few new songs from our next release, including the new single. «

https://www.facebook.com/hildamay

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As for Steak Number Eight, this fourth visit to British shores comes in support of “The Hutch”, released earlier this year via Indie Recordings. Frontman Brent also has something to say about this: » We are very excited to be back in the UK and kill your ears again. We can’t wait to hang out with you people and to drink gallons of foam free beer!!! «

https://www.facebook.com/steaknumber8

Extol ink deal with Indie Recordings, comeback album to be released in June

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , on 23rd April 2013 by Nico Solheim-Davidson

Indie Recordings have proudly announce the signing of Extol and the release of the self-titled comeback album, Extol. The new album will see the light of day 21st June in Norway, Germany and Austria and 24th June throughout the rest of Europe.

The first single Open The Gates is out now! Norway’s number one rock and metal radio show, Pyro, described the song as hard and heavy, but also melodic and beautiful.

Extol’s new self-titled album is a like a complex metallic alloy. The playfulness of the songs and the brutal bonding of genres are transformed into a fusion of atmospheric and harmonic prog rock, merged with the tempered thrash and death metal that Extol so uniquely master. This album leads us straight to the core of Extol. The band’s drummer David Husvik comments:

Extol is the album that was planned all the way, but never materialized. Partly due to changes in the line-up, but also because of the band´s urge to always reach for something new. The album is the recap of 20 years of Extol-history, both musically and lyrically.

Extol online:

https://www.facebook.com/ExtolOfficial
http://extol.indierecordings.no/

Keep Of Kalessin confirmed to tour Europe with Finntroll

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , on 16th April 2013 by Nico Solheim-Davidson

Keep Of Kalessin are confirmed to head out on tour around Europe in May with Finntroll! Tour dates are as follows:

08.05.2013 DE – Berlin @ K17
09.05.2013 BE – Vosselaar @ Biebob
10.05.2013 NL – Dordrecht @ Bibelot
11.05.2013 DE – Cologne @ Live Music Hall
12.05.2013 FR – Paris @ La Machine Du Moulin Rouge
13.05.2013 UK – London @ Undeworld

Keep Of Kalessin released the new video Introspection at the Indie Recordings Label Night at the Inferno Festival this Easter, where Obsidian C announced that he will take over as vocalist.

Introspection shows the band from a more serious and mature side than before. The band also brings more of their 80’s inspiration into this track with Obsidian C. showing a lot more of his impressive solo skills.

 

NettleCarrier – NettleCarrier

Posted in CD, Metal with tags , , , , , , on 9th December 2012 by hammersmashedlauren

NettleCarrier
NettleCarrier
Released: 21st September, 2012
Black Metal
Released via Indie Recordings

With this album being NettleCarrier’s first full length album, they did a fantastic job at incorporating all the appropriate black metal elements into their music. The slow but heavy riffs paired with raspy, high-pitched screams made their music seemed ambient in a way but still fast enough to headbang to. However, as good as this album was, there was nothing that really stuck out to me as unique. It sounds like the same kind of black metal that has been made for years now. Not that there’s anything wrong with the way the album sounds, but it sounds just like everything else.

There are only seven songs on the self-titled album, each similar in length, quality, and delivery. After a while I felt like the entire album was just one, long song, and I could not differentiate between each one except for the few seconds of silence from when the tracks transitioned. If the tempo of a couple of the songs were sped up or slowed down even more just to give the album some variation, it would have been a lot more memorable and much easier to listen to.

Fans of black metal can definitely depict where this band has gained their influences from if they listen to the album carefully. The vocals, to me, sound very similar to Nattefrost [Carpathian Forest] and the instrumental composition of the album also sounds like Carpathian Forest paired with Marduk. Again, while this album was not poorly produced or written, it was just not memorable to me at all. Other than that, I thought the album as a whole sounded very well written and thought out, and I give this band credit for this being their first full length album. Hopefully their next album will have some differentiation to it and will sound a bit more personable rather than a carbon copy of all the other black metal that is out there today.

3.7/5

Lauren Gowdy