Today, HARAKIRI FOR THE SKY unveil another excerpt of their studio album “Mӕre”, which will soon be released on February 19th. This time, the Austrian post metal pioneers present a cover version of PLACEBO’s alternative rock hit ‘Song To Say Goodbye’ that fits just perfectly into the band’s depressive post black metal world. Listen to it here: https://youtu.be/r2ladbYBeWU
Aryokal is a Finnish band that creates esoteric electronic music. Antti Ruokola is responsible for the band’s compositions and soundscapes while Pekka Loponen handles the vocals. The band’s influences come on a large scale from bands / artists with a darker atmosphere. You can hear influences on the new single, Vexilla, from artists like Ulver, Nick Cave etc.
Winter is here and it brings darkness. Yet there are not only those long nights, but also the darkness that fog and storms of snow bring to the far north: KATLA have capture this “white darkness” in the shape of a video clip for the song ‘‘Hvítamyrkur’‘, which is taken from the Icelanders’ acclaimed second full-length “Allt þetta helvítis myrkur“.
The newly formed drone/doom metal group LORDS OF THE DRIFT will release their cosmic debut album, The Arecibo Message, on November 20th with Stay Gold Records. Consisting of guitarist Tomo Milicevic (ex-Thirty Seconds To Mars), guitarist Tim Showalter (STRAND OF OAKS), guitarist/keyboardist Arjan Miranda (BLACK MOUNTAIN, S.T.R.E.E.T.S) and bassist David Bason (BARFBAG, WAR ORPHAN), LORDS OF THE DRIFT take listeners on a celestial journey..
Trapped in a cavern, it’s pitch black and the air is getting harder and harder to breathe. Disoriented, hands follow the walls to find what could be the ceiling, fingers digging into the rock to find something– anything– loose to help point toward a direction out. Suddenly, a rock frees itself and after clearing away some dirt, a pin of blinding light shines through the enveloping darkness. Clearing away soil and rock with more and more vigor, hope and salvation is just a short way from here.
Dine Alone Recordsis excited to announce the release of the original score for the Jay Baruchel-directed horror film Random Acts of Violence by Wade MacNeil (Alexisonﬁre, Gallows) and Andrew “Ango” Macpherson (Goon: Last of the Enforcers, Dark Side of the Ring). The physical pre-order is live here, with the digital version to be released on streaming platforms October 30. Pre-save here.