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DETAILS REVEALED OF UPCOMING ALBUM FROM LUCIFER’S CHILD – THE NEW PROJECT FROM ROTTING CHRIST AND NIGHTFALL MEMBERS

Formed in 2013 by George Emmanuel (ROTTING CHRIST, ex-CHAOSTAR) and Stathis Ridis (NIGHTFALL), LUCIFER’s CHILD was snapped up earlier this year by Norway’s Dark Essence Records, who are set to release the band’s debut full-length album “The Wiccan” on the 25th September. With artwork by Stathis Ridis’ AmazeMe Design company, track listing for the eight-track […]

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ALFAHANNE DEBUTS TRACK FEATURING KVELERTAK FRONTMAN FROM UPCOMING ALBUM

The 11th September will see the release on Dark Essence Records of ALFAHANNE’s sophomore full-length album “Blod Eld Alfa”, and today the label has debuted one of the nine tracks from the album. The track, “Skallerormsgift”, which actually received its first ever public airing on BBC Radio One last week, features KVELERTAK frontman Erlend Hjelvik […]

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NORWEGIAN BLACK METALLERS ORKAN DEBUT TRACK FROM UPCOMING ALBUM

Formed in 2008 by TAAKE’s live guitarist Gjermund Fredheim and ex- BYFROST drummer Rune Nesse, and with a lineup that now includes former GRIMNORTH bassist Sindre Hillesdal and frontman Einar Fjelldal (ex-GRAVEMACHINE), Norwegian Black Metallers ORKAN are set to release a new full-length album, which will be titled “Livlaus”, on Dark Essence Records on the […]

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NORWEGIAN BLACK METALLERS ORKAN ANNOUNCE DETAILS OF UPCOMING FULL-LENGTH ALBUM

With a release date set for the 11th September, Dark Essence Records have revealed details for the upcoming sophomore full-length album from Norwegian Black Metallers ORKAN. Titled “Livlaus”, the seven-track album was recorded live in the studio, with no editing of the basic tracks, whilst vocals and effects were added later. Hoest (TAAKE) and V’gandr […]

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3RD ATTEMPT DEBUT TRACK FROM UPCOMING ALBUM. ARTWORK AND DETAILS REVEALED

When, in late 2014, guitarists Tchort and BloodPervertor announced that they were leaving Black Metal titans CARPATHIAN FOREST to form their own band the 3rd ATTEMPT, there were some who questioned the wisdom of leaving the safety of such an iconic band in order to start something new. But, less than a year later, on […]

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ARTWORK AND DETAILS OF SOPHOMORE FULL-LENGTH ALBUM FROM ALFAHANNE REVEALED

Thanks to a very popular competition run by the band and their label Dark Essence Records, fans of Sweden’s “Alfapokalyptic Rockers” ALFAHANNE will all be aware by now that the band who managed to attract the likes of TAAKE’s Hoest, SHINING’s Niklas Kvarforth and HELHEIM’s V’gandr to guest on their debut album, have managed to […]

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EXPERIMENTAL POST METALLERS KRAKOW SET TO RELEASE LIMITED EDITION VINYL AND DIGI EP

When KRAKOW walked into the Solslottet and Duper Studio with producer Iver Sandøy to record what would become “amaran”, their 3rd full-length album, they had a total of ten tracks in mind – seven of which made it onto the finished album. The remaining three tracks proved to be perfect examples of the more aggressive […]

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ALFAHANNE REVEALS ALL FOUR GUESTS ON UPCOMING ALBUM

HORNA frontman Spellgoth will be joining KVELERTAK’s Erlend Hjelvik, SHINING’s Niklas Kvarforth, and SORHIN’s Nattfursth on the upcoming album from Swedish “Alfapokalyptic” Rockers ALFHANNE, who, together with their label Dark Essence Records, have been running a competition over the past couple of months, inviting fans to guess the guests and win a copy of the […]

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ALFAHANNE AND DARK ESSENCE RECORDS REVEAL THIRD GUEST AND ANNOUNCE FINAL “GUESS THE GUEST” COMPETITION IN RUN-UP TO ALBUM RELEASE

Over the past few weeks fans of Sweden’s ALFAHANNE have been having a bit of fun by entering a competition to win a copy of the band’s next album by guessing who the guests will be on the upcoming release. With two guests and two winners already announced, the band and their label, Dark Essence […]

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ALFAHANNE AND DARK ESSENCE RECORDS REVEAL SECOND GUEST AND ANNOUNCE THIRD “GUESS THE GUEST” COMPETITION IN RUN-UP TO ALBUM RELEASE

For those who were not already aware, ALFAHANNE, a band known for their interaction with fans, together with their label Dark Essence Records, have been running a “Guess the Guest” competition in the run up to the release of the band’s sophomore full-length album later this year. With SHINING frontman NIKLAS KVARFORTH already announced as […]

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