KATHAROS XIII present the first single taken off the band’s upcoming third studio album, Palindrome. Calioan Voices is now available for streaming on YouTubeContinue reading KATHAROS XIII release Caloian Voices single
Cluj-Napoca, Romania based Brutal Death Metal squad MALPRAXIS announce their highly anticipated debut album Gutted in Gluttony will be released by the end of the year in collaboration with Loud Rage Music. Continue reading Brutal Death Metal act Malpraxis announce debut album, Gutted in Gluttony
Romanian Black Metal group ORDINUL NEGRU are ready to release their eight studio album, Faustian Nights, on the 30th of July in collaboration with Loud Rage Music. The new album follows an extremely well received Sorcery of Darkness released three years ago, and features 8 new tracks for a total playing time of 47 minutes. The new material is made of shorter and more dynamic tracks and is definitely the best effort from Ordinul Negru.
Kultika Interview by Andruta Ilie/ Dark Art Conspiracy
Hi, guys! How’s it going? When was Kultika born and how did it all start? I’d like you to go back in time and describe that particular moment when you decided to start the band and how it all went from there.
Fulmineos: Hello, nice to meet you! Well, these days we are preparing the second full-length, it’s a process that takes time, but we like to be involved in the creative process and to exchange musical and lyrical ideas to fulfil our goal to release another great album.
It all started in 2008, we were more black sludge experimental than nowadays, but the credo remained the same: no boundaries, no limitations, express only what you feel! The rest is like every other band, but despite numerous lineup changes we went forward driven by our will to release good and credible music.
Iasi, Romania based ensemble Paragon Collapse announce the release of their debut full-length album,The Dawning, in collaboration with Loud Rage Music. The release date is yet to be announced, but in the meantime the band presents The Endless Dream, a first track taken off The Dawning, inviting everyone to discover their own shape of Doom Metal, psychedelic, atmospheric and progressive:
Here’s what Catalin Doru (Dark Bombastic Evening), a respected figure in this field, had to say about the band: “Paragon Collapse‘s music left me speachless: Progressive Atmospheric Doom Metal with echoes of Mandylion, or the first Madder Mortem, or even the old Atrox. Some will think these are bombastic comparisons, but give them a listen and it’s impossible you won’t be surprised by the female vocals, or by the violin… or by anything else.”
More details on The Dawning to be announced soon.
Romania’s BLOODWAY will release a new album on 3rd November 2017. The video of “Midlight Scout”,the first single coming from the album “A Fragile Riddle Crypting Clues” is out now!
Romania’s BLOODWAY cement their relationship with I, Voidhanger Records by releasing “A Fragile Riddle Crypting Clues”, the closing chapter of a trilogy which started in 2014 with the “Sunstone Voyager And The Clandestine Horizon” EP and continued the following year with the band’s first full-length, “Mapping The Moment With The Logic Of Dreams”. Lead by Costin Chioreanu, one of the most celebrated graphic artists within today’s metal field, BLOODWAY blend black metal, progressive metal, heavy rock and psychedelia in equal parts, forging a very peculiar style that revolves around deep emotions and dark inner visions, exactly like Chioreanu’s surreal art. “In this new chapter the same character from the previous albums returns to the world of humans, but with a different and larger perspective, animated by his experiences and mental transformations,” Chioreanu explains. “The world is nothing but a prison, with virtual walls risen from the controlled collective intellect, where all the prisoners are locked in by themselves. Everyone is free to go and live outside the so-called system, but nobody really wants to leave the cells for the unknown.” It’s a concept made of disenchantment and melancholy, and yet the album is more aggressive than BLOODWAY’s past material, as well as extremely dark. “In this prison, our character buries his achieved illusions about humanity and rediscovers memories from childhood,” Chioreanu continues; “he is attacked by chimeras, fears imposed by will, but at the same time he reaches illumination by simply accepting reality in it’s complete and horribly deceiving splendor. So he realizes that everything is nothing but a matter of perception.” From the
lyrical perspective, “A Fragile Riddle Crypting Clues” is BLOODWAY’s most introspective record, one that truly investigates Costin Chioreanu’s spirit, as underlined by two intense spoken words recited by Tomas Lindberg (At The Gates) and Mat McNerney (Hexvessel). “I never spoke straight about my personal experiences and personal life the way I am doing now,” he says. “I felt truly free and confident with myself doing this record, and that fueled its specific nature. I think our goal as aband was to bring into this world a very special record, by all means. I am deeply confident that we succeeded.”