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Ana Argan List signs with Ground Media Group; Full EP now streaming on Black Metal Promotion

Swedish post-black metal project Ana Argan List has inked a deal with Finland’s Ground Media Group for the release of its debut self-titled EP, which will be available in physical format on November 1st, 2020. The EP is also available for full streaming at Black Metal Promotion Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UpnMksJXnz0

Ana Argan List was formed in early 2020 as the solo project of Edvin Johansson (Orngòth). The band delivers emotional, atmospheric and aggressive music, combining powerful chants with melancholic and wistful melodies to create epic atmospheric soundscapes of the northern landscapes. Johansson comments: «The project wasn’t intentional. It started from the anxiety and depression. I try to stay away from mundane citylife when I want to create. I look for inspiration in nature, like forest walks. There I can self reflect and get inspired, especially if it’s raining. Ana Argan List is a swedish proverb, that translates roughly to ”Creeping suspicion”, which I thought was perfect for the feeling I’m trying to portray.»

Ground Media Group’s founder Samuli adds: «When I heard these tracks in the first place I was sold right away. The title track tells everything. It’s full of emotion! The distant raw vocals, huge chants and the atmosphere reminds me of the legendary Summoning but done totally on his own way. The tracks are epic and give you a shiver. ”Siarens Misstag” doesn’t have any vocals, but it paints you nordic landscapes and huge emotions. Just pure perfection and I’m really happy and proud that we have signed a contract with Ana Argan List!»

Pre-orders for “Ana Argan List” are available here: https://groundmediagroup.bandcamp.com/album/ana-argan-list

The artwork was created by Sissela Lewitzki.

ACT OF CREATION publish new video for “Break New Ground”; New release details

German death metal unit Act Of Creation are back with “The Uncertain LIght”, the follow-up to their 2014 offering “Thion”, which is set to be released on October 16th via Black Sunset/MDD. 

This five-piece was previously known as E605, being among the veterans of the German death metal scene. They have now published a new video for the track “Break New Ground”, which you can watch below:

The drums for “The Uncertain Light” were recorded at the legendary Kohlekeller Studios, while the other parts were set up at Cursed Studios. Mix and mastering was done by Dennis Koehne (Sodom, Exhumer, Caliban, a.o.), while the impressive artwork was conceived by Timon Kokott.

You can preorder “The Uncertain Light” right here:

MDD Shop: http://mdd-records.de/actofcreation
AMAZON: https://amzn.to/3iEZxk0
BAND: https://shop.actofcreation.de/index.php

Links:
Website: https://www.actofcreation.de/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Actofcreation/

ISIULUSIONS publish new lyric video for “Seas Of Darkness”

Austrian black metallers ISIULUSIONS have published a new lyric video for the track “Seas Of Darkness”, which is taken off from the band’s debut album “I – Follow the Flow”, released earlier this month on MDD Records.

Watch the lyric video at this location:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HgXO7nTJ-P8

Musically, “I – Follow the Flow” offers a broad spectrum which may have its origins in black metal, but also gives room to classic heavy metal elements and atmospheric sounds.

Album DIGITAL
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/5doLOFQtoxupO1Zhc7JAnZ?si
Apple: https://music.apple.com/de/album/i-follow-the-flow/1528579560
Deezer: https://www.deezer.com/de/album/168372292
AMZN: https://amzn.to/32iBrFL

Album CD ORDERS
MDD Shop: http://mdd-records.de/isiulusions
AMAZON: https://amzn.to/3inNasy
NAPALM: https://napalmrecords.com/deutsch/i-follow-the-flow-cd.html
SATURN: https://www.saturn.de/de/product/_isiulusions-i-follow-the-flow-heavy-metal-cd-2668704.html

Leicester metalcore band Alignments release debut EP “Mute Orator”

Leicester based five-piece Alignments bring the community, togetherness and of course the riffs, chugging and heaviness of the metalcore with their debut EP “Mute Orator”, now available on all streaming platforms.

With members hailing from England, Romania and Cyprus, Alignments are a truly multicultural band of brothers, creating a melting pot of musical influences and manifesting themselves with a modern metalcore sound that will instantly have you pulling an appreciative “metal gurn face” upon hearing them.

You can watch the video for the first single ‘Equanimity’ at this location: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WgVQHXqlIWk

For fans of Periphery, Polaris and Architects.

Links:
https://linktr.ee/Alignments?fbclid=IwAR2bqi4CNy1b9HYNdp9C-QMSjW3lLSuAv1OcoR8lKsqe0M3xpOwUBCkGOMQ

Devourer releases first video from upcoming album

Swedish/Russian black/death metallers Devourer are currently working on their fourth full-length and have now released the first single from the upcoming album.
 
The video, which you can watch below, was produced by the band using clips from David MLLR’s “Zed Aliz Zed” (Lucifer Gnosis Mantra).
 
Watch the video for “When Death Inherits the Earth” at this location: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=47WdasSFFew&feature=youtu.be
  
The band comments: «We started working on the new album last winter and now we are more than half-way to completing it. This time we’ve worked differently than on our earlier releases since our line-up doubled in 2019. From being only John Falk and Fredrik Håf we’ve now added Oksana Rage (Teodolit) on bass and Johan Vikholm (Sorcery) on guitar. Håf handles the vocals as usual and Falk the guitars, recording, mixing and mastering. Devourer is still an independent DIY band and evolves with every release. The new album will be our best by far, still remaining true to our signature sound but developing it further.»

SUICIDE OF SOCIETY release lyric video for “Planet Babylon”

German thrashers Suicide of Society have released a lyric video for the track “Planet Babylon” as a way to promote their upcoming debut album, “War Investment”, out on October 9th via MDD.

You can watch the lyric video at this location: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xS6bIFWmai0

Celebrating the tenth anniversary of their live activity, “War Investment” may be seen as some sort of “Best Of” of their musical path so far, with the band delivering straightforward thrash metal of the old school, with audible roots from the German and American pioneers of this genre.

The album was recorded and produced last year at Anatoli Kalyuk’s Credge Audio Studios. The album is now available for preorder on MDD Shop. http://mdd-records.de/suicideofsociety

NUCLEAR WARFARE release video for “Death By Zuccini”

Thrashers Nuclear Warfare released their sixth studio album “Lobotomy” on August 28th, 2020. Now, the German collective have published a video for the track “Death By Zuccini”, a not-so-serious story where vegetables seem to be the main characters, therefore raising more questions than the answers you’ll find on this video. As these guys are celebrating 18 years of activity, it’s awesome to know that their sense of humour is still intact!

Despite the video, “Lobotomy” is nothing but serious business. The album contains 9 songs of the finest and solid Thrash Metal with a great old school vibe.

Watch the video at this location:
https://youtu.be/Nq8H09NnPGQ

Orders:
MDD Shop: http://mdd-records.de/nuclearwarefare (CD + Bundles)AMAZON: https://amzn.to/2BzbE1N

New KORPSESOTURI lyric-video online

Finnish Death Metallers KORPSESOTURI have released a lyric-video (both in Finnish and English) of the track “Ihmisyyden Rippeet” as a second advance single from their sophomore album “Korpskrist”, which will be released on October 22nd, 2020 through Xtreem Music on CD & 12″LP formats.

“Korpskrist” is a brutal 10 song opus featuring pure and uncompromising death metal to the jugular! Combining the heaviness of European bands like GRAVE, UNDERGANG or CREMATORY (Swe), with the brutality of American bands like INCANTATION, ROTTREVORE or CANNIBAL CORPSE, KORSESOTURI combines the best and most brutal stuff of the classic old school sound to create a personal and relentless style, not suitable for weak ears.

Dorothy Polonium released their second full-length album Psychoccult

More Kate Bush than Slayer, more Slayer than Black Sabbath, powerful female leads collide with the rough edges of 90’s grunge on Dorothy Polonium’s second full length. Psychoccult is an anthology of the sounds and visions beyond our eyelids, a pilgrimage to the deep trenches of our mind, where light and shadow clash in an endless imbalance.

Formed in Jyväskylä, Finland in 2014, Dorothy Polonium describe their twisted and dark take on modern rock as “metalloid igneous rock”. The female-fronted fresh quartet have toured extensively both home and abroad. Their rough and barely controlled sound combines strong melodies, enchanting vocals, catchy refrains and gloomy lyrics.

Released in the end of the year 2017, their full-length debut “Tales by the Pyre” aroused fear and curiosity both domestically and abroad and even snatched a mention among the top albums of the year. (30.12.2018, Kaaoszine).

Dorothy Polonium released their second full length album, titled “Psychoccult” on September 1st 2020. This time Dorothy’s sound has developed like fine wine and the second album takes the listener even deeper into the darkness.

Dorothy Polonium:
V – Suvi Uura
G – Markus Taipale
B – Arto Kettunen
D – Ensio Hintikka

Listen Psychoccult here:
– https://open.spotify.com/album/6Om8vsOolmjIEZ4fubRD4i?si=onJYhr2rQOy6y1VE6T94kw
– https://dorothypolonium.bandcamp.com

Séance: https://youtu.be/IvLFE2W6fPs
Slave: https://youtu.be/Jfs5dpZQOG4

Links:
https://dorothypolonium.com
https://open.spotify.com/artist/1NqH8pz3lXqdh2sLhmMMQb?si=SqQ7HKDSTY-XbP3n-7TKNg

http://www.facebook.com/dorothypolonium

ASCIAN release lyric video for “Misery Seeds”!

Doom/post-black metallers Ascian are set to release their debut album “Elysion” on October 2nd, 2020, via MDD. The german four-piece have now published a new lyric video for the track “Misery Seeds”, the opening track of the upcoming album, which you can watch below:

Produced at the Opus Magnum Studios in Brussels, the songs will crush your head with hopelessness and melancholy. “Elysion” will be released on digipak preorders are now available.

Tracklist

  1. Misery Seeds
  2. Dead Will Carry The Dead
  3. Elysion
  4. Shroud
  5. Colder

Orders:
MDD Shop: http://mdd-records.de/ascian
AMAZON: https://amzn.to/3jENAL7

Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AscianDoom/