More than twenty years after their formation in northern Sweden, innovative death/black metal hybrid DIABOLICAL proves to be more vital than ever and puts forth “Eclipse”, a concept album reflecting on the dark side of humanity that forces the listener to explore his own diabolical side. The album is a tour de force with spitting musical and aesthetic complexity swirling around a dense soundscape of excellently distilled and refined ideas, altogether forming a rare display of musical craftsmanship equaled by very few contemporary metal bands….
Wolcensmen, the new project of Dan Capp from Winterfylleth, will release their debut album “Songs from the Fyrgen” on November 30th. Today, Wolcesmen is ppremiering their thrid single “The Fyre-Bough” “The Fyre-Bough” is a renaissance-like journey through the past, whether you listen to the language used or to the instrumentation or harmonies. With acoustic guitars, coarse sound of a cello, soothing flutes and modal harmonies, The Fyre-Bough radiates a mystic glow.
The Norwegian prog rockers 22 are releasing a second single from their upcoming double album You Are Creating, due November 23rd via Indie Recordings (Nordics) and Long Branch Records (rest of the world). The song is a fast-paced, cheerful and uplifting five-minute run. It’s got a versatile and tightly packed rhythm section lightly colored by a wild, buzzing, ever-changing solo guitar and carried by expressive colorful, Jeff Buckley-like vocals. Check it out and stay tuned for their intriguing new album!
Norwegian prog pop rock band Maraton are out with their new single titled “Mosaic”. The song is another glimpse into their upcoming debut album, to be released early 2019. “Mosaic” is an energetic song, with offbeat hypnotic guitar riffs, steady rhythm section and lyrical vocals. Maraton are again successfully combining genres as if that is no challenge at all, in Mosaic they bring out elements of pop, rock, progressive and even psychedelia.
Maraton is a new and intense act from Norway, mixing the realms of pop, rock, metal and prog - unbound by the iron chains of the progressive music genre. By molding together inspiration from the wide range of bands like Mars Volta, Muse and Meshuggah, the band enables a distinct and iconic soundscape of technical drums with pristine precision, earth shaking bass, glistening guitars and an almost sacral in tone vocals.
Einherjer, Viking metal giants from Norway release their new album “Norrøne Spor” today! This is their ninth full-length album, featuring ten new tracks that remain true to their Viking heritage and Norse mythology. Musically, the album is as rich, vibrant, aggressive and exciting as ever before! So take your time, dive into the album and enjoy it in its entirety!