atmospheric metal

Conception

Hello guys, congrats on “My Dark Symphony”. You are back after more than two decades in hiatus. How does that feel?
 
R: I’ll give you a simple answer to that: It feels great!
 
T: The songwriting process was very stimulating, and the fantastic feedback releasing it has been very rewarding.
 
 

Candlemass launch new track “The Omega Circle”

Candlemass have come full circle: their first singer Johan Langquist (who left the band after singing on the legendary 1986 debut “Epicus Doomicus Metallicus”) has returned!

They are set to release their 12th full length album “The Door to Doom” on February 22nd, 2019, via Napalm Records.

Candlemass have dropped the first song from the album entitled “The Omega Circle”. Listen to the new track below.

The Moth Gatherer premiere new single “Motionless in Oceania”

Sweden-based atmospheric doom/sludge/post metallers The Moth Gatherer, reveal the first single from their recently announced third studio album “Esoteric Oppression”, due out on February 22nd, 2019, via Agonia Records.

Listen to “Motionless in Oceania” below.

The Moth Gatherer is a band of varying genres, centered around atmospheric doom, sludge and post metal. Their prolific approach includes electric musical stylings, along with traces of melodic post-rock.

Death SS - Rock ‘n’ Roll Armageddon

Death SS deserve of recognition simply due to the fact that in the face of adversity their output extends over some five decades (they started way back in 1977), even if during recent times they’ve been largely laying dormant, with the occasional legacy release, popping up from time to time and post millennial albums occurring every four to five years that extended to some seven between the “7th Seal” and “Resurrection”.
 

Ash Of Ashes release new video for “Down the White Waters”

At the end of the year of the album release, Ash Of Ashes have created a very special treat for their fans.

A music video for the title song “Down the White Waters”, which in less than three months could reach the absolutely remarkable number of 90.000 Spotify plays for a newcomer!

The epic metal song has thus received the appropriate and mood-appropriate images, and was produced by the band themselves with the help of friends.

Motanka signs with Napalm Records

Traditional Ukrainian Mystic Metal masterminds Motanka have joined forces with Napalm Records! Their unique sound, blending modern electro, metal and ethnic motives, leads the listener back to ancient times. Adding traditional Ukrainian instruments like dulcimer and ocarina to a classic metal band outlet underlines their traditional trademarks.

Motanka is the name of the traditional doll that ancient Ukrainians used as an overseer for their protection and for the communication with their ancestors.

Mind Key signs with Frontiers Music Srl and announces new album “MK III - Aliens in Wonderland”

Frontiers Music Srl is pleased to announce the signing of Mind Key, whose new album “MK III - Aliens in Wonderland” is planned for release in 2019.

Mind Key is a progressive metal band formed in Napoli, Italy in 1999 by Dario De Cicco (keyboards) and Emanuele Colella (guitars). The two wanted to create a band that melded the sound of bands like Dream Theater, Symphony X, Evergrey, and Pain of Salvation with a songwriting approach inspired by '80/'90s hard rock style.