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Treat yourself to something genuinely different and exceptional: Finnish band Mansion's cult-based Stoner/Prog debut.
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Offense is a band from Valencia, Spain, originally formed at the ends of the '80s as a Death/Thrash outfit and produced the first two demos. After s...
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    Accomplished and captivating melodic Death/Doom is the hallmark of Vanha's sophomore full-length.
 cdimgEvangelium Nihil
    Comatose Vigil A.K.'s debut album comes with a surprising number of flaws, considering its pedigree.

Wooden Coffin Box (15CD Compilation)
    An almost unbelievable act of dedication to the early '00s Czech Funeral Doom band, this complete Mistress Of The Dead compilation is perhaps the ultimate package.
 cdimgFollowers Of The Apocalypse (Re-release)
    Simply splitting the overlong digital release into two parts yields a significant improvement for Omination's debut.

Stig .C. Miller/Excruciation (Split)
    As good as it gets for a split single: veterans Excruciation and Stig .C. Miller combining forces on a quality picture disc.
 cdimgThe Only Way Out
    Melodic and emotional, if unexceptional, Funeral/Death/Doom from Russia's Funeral Tears.
cdimgFuneral Seas
    Well-presented, but with some flaws, Kalmen's latest Black/Doom venture does have atmosphere.
    Ungraved Apparition's debut shows glimpses of excellence, oftentimes ruined by an unsteady and pointless layout, and somewhat generic vocals.
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2018-12-05 : New HellLight album available now
'As We Slowly Fade' released through Solitude Productions
2018-12-03 : New Norilsk music video premiere
Now released: 'Weepers of the Land', title track taken from Norilsk's latest EP
2018-12-03 : New album from A Sickness Unto Death
'Beyond' released on November 25th
2018-08-29 : Somnent's 'Sojourn' reissued
GS Productions offer a new jewelcase edition with bonus track
2018-08-13 : Evoken re-release announced by I Hate
'A Caress Of The Void' due in September
2018-07-22 : Aesthetic Death August release schedule
Woebegone Obscured, Esoteric, Nagaarum and Pando albums announced.
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2019-01-03 : Interview with Rise And Shine
Swedish Doomsters Rise And Shine have been rocking their female-fronted "flowerpowermetal" Trad sound since 1993 - here, Comrade Aleks takes a dive into their lengthy history with founders Joakim and Josabeth.
2019-01-03 : Interview with Comatose Vigil A.K.
Comatose Vigil is no more, but co-founder A.K. iEzor decided to continue the concept with this semi-resurrection. Comrade Aleks talks to him about what it's all about...
2019-01-03 : Interview with Beneath Oblivion
Funeral-paced Sludge/Doom band Beneath Oblivion have already had a 15-year career, resulting in three full-length albums, the latest coming out in 2018. Time for Comrade Aleks to take a deeper look into their history...
2018-12-16 : Interview with Shape Of Despair
More a personal interview with Natalie Koskinen than a full Shape Of Despair piece, nonetheless we have to file it somewhere, and it might as well be under the most famous of her many projects.
2018-12-16 : Interview with Mirror Of Deception
One of the earliest of German Trad Doom bands, with a career spanning almost three decades, Mirror Of Deception have just released their fifth full-length album. Comrade Aleks finds out more...
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2019-01-04 : Vanha (Death/Doom)
2019-01-04 : Ungraved Apparition (Death/Doom)
2019-01-02 : Comatose Vigil A.K. (Funeral Doom)
2018-12-25 : Boudain (Stoner/Doom)
2018-12-25 : Below (Epic Doom)
2018-12-03 : Thorr's Hammer (Death/Doom)
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