melodic black metal

Crest Of Darkness to release new studio album “The God of Flesh” on October 25th 2019

“This is probably the darkest and most brutal album we’ve ever made! It’s also the most honest work ever from my perspective”. So says Crest Of Darkness founder Ingar Amlien about “The God of Flesh”, the ninth full-length album from the Norwegian Black Metal veterans.

Orm to release new studio album “Ir” on August 30th 2019

The Danish black metal ensemble Orm now announces its second album which has been given the title “Ir” and set for a release on August 30th, 2019. With the announcement, an album trailer including artwork and the first album sounds is released, and the band also reveals three Danish shows, amongst those a release show in Copenhagen.

Wormwood release lyric video for first single “The Isolationist”

Today Wormwood invites you back 152 years in time. To this very day, on the first of June, 1867. To a year when the summer never came to Sweden. A devastating famine ravaged throughout the country. The scars from the starvation and the failed crops can be seen til these days out in the isolated provinces.
 
“The Isolationist” is song about solitude. About a man who refuses to leave his home deep in the forest. His old wife dies, yet there he remains and withers away into obscurity.
 

Nevalra releases lyric video for new single “Conjure the Storm”

With the June 7th release of their debut full-length “Conjure the Storm” fast approaching, the Missouri-based extreme blackened death group Nevalra has unveiled a video for the album’s powerful title track, which features guest vocals by Andres Vargas (Thy Antichrist).

The clip – designed by Ryan Vincent – can be seen below.

Says guitarist/vocalist Scott Eames:

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.