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ILDARUNI Release New Single

Armenian’s Ildaruni reveal their first single, “Treading The Path Of Cryptic Wisdom”, taken of the forthcoming studio album Beyond Unseen Gateways. The latter drops on March 19th via Black Lion Records. The song is accompanied by lyric video, edited by Stefano Mastronicola.  

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ILDARUNI Join Black Lion Records Roster

Pagan black metallers Ildaruni from Armenia are pleased to reveal that they have signed a deal with Black Lion Records. The band was formed in 2016, emerging as a raging force from the depths of the Armenian underground metal scene. Solidifying a permanent line-up, the band was fully focused on more live performances and started recording the first demo, Towards Subterranean Realms, which came to light on July, 2018. What’s next? Debut studio album. More to follow. Comment from the […]

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MACABRE OMEN Stream New Music Video

Greek black metal operatives Macabre Omen premiere an official video clip for “Anamneses From The Past (Sirens Calling)” track. The latter appears on the group’s latest music output – a compilation of tracks, gathered over a period of 25 years since the band’s formation. “Anamneses From The Past (Sirens Calling)” is an exclusive new piece on this effort. Macabre Omen commented: “Anamneses is a mini album filled with memories and recollections that were gathered over a period of 25 years […]

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ОГЊЕНА КОЧИЈА – Pod Hrastom

When thinking of metal, some of the best bands come from the most unlikely places. That is the case with Serbia’s Ognjena Kocija (Огњена Кочија) meaning roughly “Fire Chariot” in Serbian. This pagan black metal group formed in 2009 and have only released a few singles and one demo up to date. As of last month, Pod Hrastom was released as the band’s debut full length. Without spoiling too much right off the bat, I personally was blown away by this […]

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BELENOS Announce New Album & Debut New Track

French pagan black metal act Belenos announced the release and details of their ninth studio record, to be entitled Argoat. It will be co-released by Northern Silence Productions and Les Acteurs De l’Ombre on September 20th in different formats. Belenos also premiere a track from the upcoming album, available for streaming down below. Tracklist: 01. Karvden 02. Bleizken 03. Argoat 04. Nozweler 05. Huelgoat 06. Dishualder 07. Duadenn 08. Steuziadur 09. Arvestal  

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PAGANLAND Ex-drummer Passed Away

Sad news come from the Ukrainian mountains today, as pagan black metal act Paganland just lost their former drummer Tur, real name Andrii Kopylchak. He was behind their drum kit from 2000-2005, 2013-2014. The band announced the news via Facebook.  

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BEORN’S HALL – Estuary

One sign of metal’s universal appeal is the number of bands that sound like they’re from a region that isn’t the region that they are initially from. Like a Gothenburg style American band, or in the case of Beorn’s Hall, a Pagan black metal band from New Hampshire, United States. This band, had I not known that they were from the East Coast, would’ve fooled me into thinking they hailed from somewhere in the middle of Europe, and were just […]

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HAVUKRUUNU – Kelle Surut Soi

Scandinavia has always been a great source for black metal. The region has produced many greats within the genre, and continues to produce many up and coming acts that deserve the spotlight as well. One of these new bands is Havukrunnu, a group that plays raw Pagan black metal, and does so very well. In 2017, the band released their sophomore full-length, titled “Kelle Surut Soi”, and it’s an album that shows off that an epic feel doesn’t need to […]

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KAMPFAR – Djevelmakt

Paganism, Norse mythology and black metal music go hand and hand and many bands follow this path like Windir, Drudkh, and Graveland. KAMPFAR is one of these bands in the forefront and it is probable that they are also known as one of the best in this genre. The Norwegian group return after three years to present their sixth studio album Djevelmakt which seems to be their most progressive and epic release to date. Going from being a more direct folk influence […]