Timisoara, Romania based Dark Doom Jazz quintet Katharos XIII present their new video for the track Vidma, taken off the band's most recent album, Palindrome released on October 14th: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GAgeZzczfrM
This video directed by Alexandru Das, is intended to be a meditative capture of our place in the universe, as a non-existential experience interacting with primary elements. During the whole journey we are observers and we sink more and more into our anxieties hallucinating with the unknown discovering that we are not the centre of everything as we want to believe. Like a shadow spirit, Vidma impersonates the flow of life as flashes of light in the void of the universe where questions of what is simulated and what is real around us are painful for the seeker, but maybe the key is at the end of the journey where you will find a dream that sets reality to be what we want to believe it is and the rest is lost in the dark like life itself.
Katharos XIII's new studio album Palindrome is available for streaming and orders here:
My Kingdom Music is absolutely honoured to announce the signing of a new contract with one of the
most eclectic realities of the Dark Metal scene: they are Dark Matter, the project behind which the visionary Aria Moghaddam from Iran and his talented band mate Mehdi 14CH paint melancholic, introspective and ethereal musical landscapes.
After two singles, they are ready to release their debut album titled "Nebula To Black Hole" an album that will show us a band destined to leave a sign in the scene thanks to an extremely amazing release which includes 8 songs, 17 guests from 11 countries and everything held together by a unique magical essence, that is the dark art of this creature.
"Nebula To Black Hole" will be out via My Kingdom Music on January 31st, 2020 and it will be a long musical journey into the beautiful art of Dark Matter.
Finnish Dark Metallers Kaamos Warriors release a new single with melodic roughness and dark atmosphere
Finnish metal band Kaamos Warriors releases the first single Ruined by Plague from their second album Shadows Of Northern Chaos. The single will be released July 25th .2019 by Inverse Records. Shadows Of Northern Chaos album will be released in the end of year 2019.
"The single "Ruined by Plaque" is the fourth track from the album, it is not the fastest one but represents the melodic roughness and dark atmosphere of the album." - Jani / Kaamos Warriors
Originally Kaamos Warriors was a two member band formed by Mikko Ojala (Dark The Suns) and Jani Moilanen (R2JBros) but now the band has a third member Jyri Moilanen who will handle bass on upcoming album.
Listen to Ruined by Plague:
Mikko Ojala (vocals & guitars)
Jani Moilanen (guitars, acoustic guitars, solo guitars)
Jyri Moilanen (bass)
Dark / Gothic Metallers Animae Silentes have announced that they are currently recording a new album!
Stated the band:-
"It’s time to tell you guys what we are up to! We finally started the recordings our new album! The new songs are almost ready and we can’t wait to share them with you. We are definitely taking a different direction with this release. The drums will be heavier and faster, we will include much more growl singing and of course the music will still be dark and atmospheric. Keep an eye on our pages, see you at the gigs! Cheers <3"
Just recently Animae Silentes released a new single & lyric video for the song “Bring Me Back Tomorrow”, feat. TO/DIE/FOR guitarist Juppe Sutela! The song was produced, recorded and mixed by Animae Silentes. Mastered by Mika Jussilla (Finnvox studios).
Watch the lyric video here:- https://youtu.be/o2m5LXbeBSo
Next Animae Silentes shows:
Italian Dark/Gothic metal act Animae Silentes was formed in June 2015. In February 2017 the band released the debut album “Suffocated” as independent and immediately began promoting the album with a series of live shows, mainly in Northern Italy. Among the live experiences, the band shared the stage with names like Lacrimas Profundere at “Venice Vampire Fest” and also Votum and Swallow The Sun at “Metal Gates Festival” in Romania in November 2017. In the summer 2017 Animae Silentes sign a record contract with the label Sliptrick Records for the reprint and promotion of Suffocated and made it’s first foreign experience with a mini tour in Latvia.
Dimlight are excited and proud to present to you the cover of our orchestral album, “A symphony of horrors” (Artwork by: Invoker Peter, graphics by Melina Zarkadi): are you ready for the very Underworld’s soundtrack? Follow us through sunless paths and under cyclopean basaltic arcades of inhuman proportions and mind-distorting geometry on a journey through the tortured realm of the dead in ten parts.
(Mix and mastered by Invoker Peter at Dark Cortex studio)
First formed in 2006, Dimlight are highly active in live performances worldwide, touring from Europe to the Middle East and sharing a stage with such talent as Arch Enemy, Lacuna Coil, Epica, Septic Flesh, Firewind, Annihilator, The Haunted and many more. Their first album, “Obtenebration” debuted in 2009, followed by “Psychosynthesis”, in 2012. Despite a rising tide of difficulties and misfortunes that would have justified any band to quit, Dimlight pressed on through the storm and in 2015 they released their concept album “The Lost Chapters”, confirming their resilience, passion and dedication to delivering high quality extreme music which always pushes the envelope with each step of the way.
Invoker Peter: Guitar / Vocals
Nikolas: Guitar / Bass
Apostolis: Orchestra Composer
Official Site: http://www.dimlightband.com/
Finnish dark metal veterans Mustan Kuun Lapset have released a new single "Kohti valoa" (translated into English: towards the light). The single is a piece of their upcoming sixth full length album "Valo" to be released March 8th 2019.
Watch the music video: https://youtu.be/jJg-qegStDc
Listen the single:
Mustan Kuun Lapset was founded 1993 and they have released five full length album as well as several EPs and singles and also one compilation.
Album pre-order link:
The new video from Synlakross will be released on September 19th.
The band has just announced the release of their new music video 'Dark Seed', a song that is part of their new album 'Malice Murder', album that will be publish this fall. The new video / single will be available via YouTube next Wednesday, September 19th, and many are already eager to watch it, and it's not surprising, because its video 'Colony' (In Flames' cover) alreadyhas more than 640,000 views.
'Dark Seed' has already been played by the band at Granito Rock Festival (Madrid, Spain), where they were headliners with the Germans 'Primal Fear', delighting the metalheads of the place. It is a strong and powerful song that forces you to headbang from the first second.
SynlakrosS plays a Melodic Death Metal / Modern Metal with a personal touch, and that is captivating a growing base of fans from around the world, being chosen band of the month of July by the North American platform 'Metal Fortress', all the more reason to don't miss the premiere of its new material.
The video has been recorded and directed by Sergio Mangas and Barbara Navarro, team with whom they already worked on 'Colony' music video, and both the songs and the new album have been recorded and produced by Facundo Novo at Novo Estudios (Valencia, Spain) the producer of the second album of the band 'Death Bullets For A Forajido'.
Joining the ranks at Sliptrick Records this week is the South Korean Dark Symphonic / Black Metal group Dark Mirror Ov Tragedy.
“Naturalness within unnaturalness, or the gathering between sorrow and ecstasy”
From various forms of musical expression, the Dark Mirror Ov Tragedy themes use spontaneous minor key melodies which deeply infect the listener’s sensitivity. Coming from the existing local music standards, their breaking and mixing of musical styles is not easily categorized. The group have an inclination toward experimental and progressiveness which further incite and stimulate the listener’s mind. All coming from their strong creative base. Dark Mirror Ov Tragedy, with their flashing musical sensibilities and outstanding song-writing pay close attention to their evolving course.
The band name Dark Mirror Ov Tragedy is taken from the Middle-age prophet Nostradamus, who saw the through his mirror, a dark and cursed future. Like their name, the music is the combination of small pieces of echoing memories from their own life experiences carved together by going back and forth from the dark to the light. They conjure these sources with basic instruments such as guitar, bass, drums and keyboard with a natural combination of minor keys which fully express their eastern sentiments.
Classical gothic music is the outstanding essence of Dark Mirror Ov Tragedy, with anguished vocals and brooding instruments performing chapters and poems which evoke nothingness and wholeness, darkness and daylight, beauty and ugliness!
The Lord Ov Shadows | Released TBA, 2018 on Sliptrick Records
Dark Mirror Ov Tragedy are:
Material Pneuma – Vocals
Gash – Guitars
Senyt – Guitars
Reverof – Bass
Confyverse – Drums
Genie – Keyboards
Official Website | Facebook | Youtube | Instagram | On Sliptrick
The horror metallers Menschenfresser from Trier/Germany will release the successor of “Kannibalistische Reiter” on 5th of October this year. The name of the new album will be “Sterben”. The cover of “Sterben” is made by the "dancing devil" Tom Sullivan (Evil Dead) himself. In addition, Patrick Mameli of Pestilence plays a solo in a song as a guest musician. The album was mixed and mastered by Cemetary frontman Mathias Lodmalm. The band has published the cover and the track-list on their Facebook-page in advance.
Swiss melodic dark metal band, Xaon continue their stellar 2018 with a show at the Rock The Castle Festival in Verona on June 30th. The festival will take place at the stunning Castle of Villafranca from June 29th to July 1st and will include performances from legendary acts such as Megadeth, A Perfect Circle, Carcass, Killswitch Engage and Testament, to name a few. The group also play this weekend at the Wings Of Bea MetalFest in Santhià, Italy, taking place from June 15th – 17th.
Since the release of their tremendous album The Drift via Sliptrick Records in 2017, Xaon have been playing all over the world taking in a tour of Japan and various major festival appearances. Xaon are booked by our comrades in arms over at Go Loud Agency.
Xaon’s latest release (The Drift) takes the band’s sound to a new sonic level, progressing from spectral ambiances to grandiose and intricate orchestrations. The album evolves from oppressing aggressiveness to majestic lamentations and due to it’s very nature, it is soberly entitled The Drift and presents the band at their electrifying best.
Get your copy of The Drift from: Shop Sliptrick | Amazon | iTunes
Listen to the whole of The Drift on: Spotify
Rob – Vocals
Vinc – Guitar
John Six (Bass)
Jordan Kiefer (Drums)
Onbra Oscouŗa (Guitars)
Klin HC (Guitars)
Official Website | Facebook | Youtube | On Sliptrick
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