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Matthew Kiichi Heafy Reveals Video For Long-Awaited First IBARAKI single “Tamashii No Houkai” Feat. Ihsahn 


Trivium singer and guitarist Matthew Kiichi Heafy is delighting fans today by releasing the first single from his long-awaited and much-anticipated IBARAKI project.

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CELESTE unveil music video for new single ‘Le coeur noir charbon’


On January 28th, French avant-garde black metallers CELESTE will unleash their new longplayer Assassine(s), produced by Chris Edrich (Gojira, Tesseract, The Ocean, Leprous). With their unique mix of black metal, sludge and post hardcore, and over 500 shows played since their inception in 2005, CELESTE have cemented their status as one of France’s most important underground acts.

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REVIEW: DARKWOODS MY BETROTHED – “Angel of Carnage Unleashed”


by Carina Lawrence / Dark Art Conspiracy

Finnish black metallers emerge from the darkness after twenty-three years of silence with their highly anticipated and long overdue fourth album ‘Angel Of Carnage Unleashed’. Forged in 1993, Darkwoods My Bethrothed quickly gained a following with their 1995 debut ‘Heirs of the Northstar’, followed by the sophomore album ‘Autumn Roars Thunder’ (1996) and its sequel ‘Witch-Hunts’s (1998). 2021 sees their mighty return with their new offering and the addition of Tuomas Holopainen on keyboards as a full member and Kai Hahto as a session drummer, both of whom reside in symphonic metal act Nightwish.

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Black/Epic Metal Pioneers DARKWOODS MY BETROTHED Release Lyric Video for Intriguing New Single “Black Fog And Poison Wind”


The wait is almost over! Black/Epic Metal pioneers DARKWOODS MY BETROTHED cloak the world in a veil of damnation with their third single and final harbinger of doom and destruction “Black Fog And Poison Wind“, cut from their striking upcoming album, Angel of Carnage Unleashed, to be revealed this Friday, November 12. The Finnish foursome, now featuring Tuomas Holopainen as a full member of the band and Kai Hahto (both Nightwish) as session drummer, delivers this final teaser alongside an intriguing lyric video.

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IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT Announce New Live Album + Preorder


New York´s most infamous Avantgarde Black Metal troupe IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT are back with their opulent live release “An Evening With Imperial Triumphant”. Recorded in the notorious Slipper Room – New York City´s legendary variety theatre – the band proves their technical excellence and outstanding musicianship live on stage. Performing most of the songs from their recent fan hailed long player “Alphaville” but also older material from previous records IMPERIAL TRIUMPHANT delivered an unprecedented live performance right in the center of their musical homeland New York.

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DOODSWENS Announce New Album ‘Lichtvrees’ Release Single ‘In Mijn Bloed’


Svart Records is proud to unleash the debut album from Dutch female Black Metal duo Doodswens! “Lichtvrees” (translation: fear of light) will be unveiled to the world on the 3rd of December 2021. Doodswens’ Black Metal is a bleak, distorted wave of negative energy according to the tenets set by the Scandinavian originators but with their own new organic reflection of darkness. Their name translated as “Death Wish,” Doodswens breathe new life into the dust of the past, inspired by the rawness of the ‘90s and capturing the black hearts of a new throng of acolytes as they ignite the gloom.

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