atmospheric black metal

Zemial sign with Agonia Records

Multi-genre metal heretics Zemial, from Greece, enter 2019 with a new record deal in place.

The Athens-based band, who’ve been around since 1989 and who now celebrate a milestone 30-year anniversary, landed a contract with Agonia Records.

Work on the band’s fourth studio album, follow-up to their seminal “Nykta”, has already commenced.

Chrome Waves to release debut full-length album “A Grief Observed” on March 1st 2019

Midwestern post/alt-metal outfit Chrome Waves – uniting former members of Wolvhammer, Nachtmystium, Abigail Williams, The Gates Of Slumber, Amiensus, and more – makes its return with a new lineup and their debut album, “A Grief Observed”, due out in March, 2019, via Wilson’s own Disorder Recordings.

Morild to release debut album “Så kom mørket...” on February 1st 2019

On February 1st, 2019, the Copenhagen, Denmark based atmospheric black metal band Morild (Danish for “phosphorescence”) will release its debut album entitled:

Så kom mørket og tog mig på ordet
En sort sky af minder
I afgørende stunder
Frosset fast til mit indre
Jeg håber det forsvinder med lyset
At dø eller blive fri


In English:
Thus came the darkness and took me by my word
A dark cloud of memories
In crucial moments

Katechon to release new studio album “Sanger Fra Auschwitz” on March 1st 2019

Katechon has already found a notable place in the underground upon churning out two albums. Trondheim, Norway based black/death metallers are now ready to take the wraps of their forthcoming third opus, “Sanger Fra Auschwitz”.

The album is anti-totalitarian in form and a view into the events of the second world war and how it affected the people on both sides.

Wolves In The Throne Room sign with Century Media Records

Century Media Records are proud to announce a partnership with Wolves In The Throne Room and their own label Artemisia Records to release their upcoming albums in the world outside of North America.

The band from Olympia, Washington just finished an US tour with Behemoth and their new label mates At The Gates and will conquer Europe with the same package in early 2019.

Kaamos Warriors to release debut album “Ikuisen Talven Sarastus” on February 8th 2019

From the shadows of nordic night and darkness of eternal winter, will Kaamos Warriors bring the black light with their “Ikuisen Talven Sarastus” debut album.

Kaamos Warriors was found in the beginging of 2018 in Northern Finland, Kempele. This two men’s band combines melancholy of north and coldness of winter in their music.

Imha Tarikat to release full-length debut album “Kara Ihlas” on January 18th 2019

With their roots in Turkey & Germany, Mülheim-based Black Metal duo Imha Tarikat is set to release their hotly anticipated debut album titled “Kara Ihlas”, due out on January 18th, 2019, via Vendetta Records!

Formed in 2015 by band mastermind Ruhsuz Cellât, Imha Tarikat released their critically acclaimed “Kenoboros” EP in 2017 with Terratur Possessions, followed by a worldwide deal with Berlin-based Black Metal cult label Vendetta.