About us

Dark Essence Records is a sub-label of Karisma Records. We specialize on the metal genre and have so far worked with great bands like Taake, Hades Almighty, Aeternus, Nidingr, Helheim, Dimension F3H, Ravencult, Vulture Industries, Deathcon, Malsain and Deathcult.

Dark Essence Records is one of Norway’s fastest growing metal labels. We produce quality music products in all formats which are distributed worldwide.


Karisma/Dark Essence Records
P.O. Box 472 Sentrum
5805 Bergen
post (a) karismarecords.no




7 Responses to “About us”
  1. Tovarish says:

    Greetings from Tovarish. We are a black/noise metal band from Providence, RI USA . For fans of SUNNO))), Khanate, Tsjuder, Nortt, and Xasthur. We have completed our sophmore album “Red Hearts in a Dead World” and we are in search of a new label. Here is a link to two of our songs from the new album: http://tovarish.bandcamp.com/album/red-hearts-in-a-dead-world . We feel we would be a good addition to your roster. If you are interested, please let us know where we can send a full-length copy. Thank you for your consideration.

  2. OBSCENITY says:

    hey there,
    this is Henne from Obscenity writing.

    Obscenity has already released 7 full length cd´s !

    we have to offer 10 brand new Death Metal tracks in a demo format.

    we have changed up the whole lineup also with a new frontman from

    tampa florida named Jeff Rudes!

    we are looking for a new, fitting label to release a new album soon.

    please let me now if you are interested …

    we will send you some demo stuff , info , etc…

    it would be a big pleasure for us to work together with Dark Essence Recs.!!!

    best regards


  3. Stalwart says:


    We are metal band Stalwart, we have finished recording our new album “Manifest Of Refusal” at famous Hertz Studio (Vader, Behemoth, Decapitated), Poland, and we are looking for a deal to release it.

    Our music can be described as unique mix of death, thrash, progressive and atmospheric metal. We uploaded 2 new songs on myspace page http://www.myspace.com/stalwartmetal (The Karma Circle and Corrosion), and we’d like to represent it to you. Also, there is a one of recent live videos.

    We know your label as an influental and competent one, and would be a great pleasure for us to collaborate with you.

    If you need any other material from us (CD, video or other stuff), just let us know – we will send it by snail mail or upload to web file storage.

    Thank you for your attention!
    Hope to hear from you soon!

    Best Regards,

  4. Carl says:

    Hails I represent a one woman female black metal band from Italy Evil Lucifera 666 and is currently looking for a label to sign with so can release her debut first full length album Atrium Infernalis 7 songs total,is symphonic black metal and has one of the best black metal voices I have ever heard highly talented,and would make any label lucky to have her on their roster you email her at the email provided and check out her official myspace page at that link also here http://www.facebook.com/EvilLucifera666 you can also email me at lazerblaster8@gmail.com thank you for your time.

  5. mike says:


    i would like to order the new taake cd? can you please tell how much it is with postage and tell me your pay pal account. i live in new york. thanx for your time. m

  6. Svarogh says:

    Hello, Darkness Records!

    My name is Michael, I present Melodic Death Metal band from Russia – Letum Aevum.
    We have finished the recordings of our album, and looking for label to release it. After the official release, we plan to organize our own tour in support of the album in Russia and Europe.
    If you are interested, please answer on this mail to discuss our cooperation.
    Thanks for your attention!
    Best Regards,
    Letum Aevum


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