melodic black metal

Watain live in Athens 2019

For some bizarre reason I was under the impression of a starting time at 20.30 (so I missed the beginning of Thy Darkened Shade’s set, which was deeply disappointing as they were the one out of two Greek openers that were opening and the one that seemed more compatible to Watain’s style. Their truly black metal aesthetic, both in terms of image, as well as in sound was callously chilling.

Wormwood to release new studio album “Nattarvet” on July 26th 2019

Wormwood have signed to Black Lodge Records and have announced the released of their sophomore album “Nattarvet”.

Watch the announcement video below.

With their unique melancholic, majestic and dark sound, Wormwood has found their perfect match with Black Lodge Records. Together they’ll march through the Swedish bogs, forests and mountains to show the world their own and unique take on Swedish black metal.
 

Nevalra to release full-length debut album “Conjure the Storm” on June 7th 2019

The Missouri-based extreme black/death group Nevalra – who will support Carach Angren on a six-week European summer tour that kicks off on June 9 – has unveiled the first official taste of their forthcoming full-length debut, “Conjure the Storm”.

Check out a lyric video for the song “...Of Ruination”, which was designed by Rafael Ortega of Ecliptic Visions, below.

Wayfarer announces July 2019 North American co-headlining Tour with Saor

Denver, Colorado black metal outfit Wayfarer announces a run of North American tour dates for this summer with Scotland’s Saor, as they continue to support their latest LP, “World’s Blood”, released last year through Profound Lore Records.
 
Wayfarer continues their latest tour across Europe, which included a triumphant performance at Roadburn last week. The current trek stretches onward for another two weeks, the final show taking place in Krakow, Poland on April 27th.
 

Rotting Christ - The Heretics

After being chastised by a growing faction of people over lazy songwriting on their previous effort “Rituals” that seemed to put atmosphere before music, Rotting Christ decide to look back, at least as far back as “Theogonia” maybe, to try and invigorate themselves, moving forward.
 

Crown Of Autumn to release new studio album “Byzantine Horizons” on April 5th 2019

Crown Of Autumn are finally ready to unveil some of the main aspects of their new album “Byzantine Horizons” the 3rd chapter of their twenty-year career.

It will be released on April 5th, 2019, via My Kingdom Music and here we present the amazing cover artwork created by the same Emanuele Rastelli, mastermind of the band.

Here is the complete tracklist with the titles of the 11 jewels present in “Byzantine Horizons”.