Aelter 'IV Love Eternal' cd release

Aelter ‘IV Love Eternal’ cd release

Yet known for a cinematically dreary dreamscape of doom-inspired darkness, on “Love Eternal” Aelter has fully embraced a shadow-cast landscape of gothic Western folk music and hypnotic darkwave country. Previously released on vinyl only in the US by Pesanta Urfolk, now we are proud to offer this album in digipack...
'Total Desecration of Existence' by Azelisassath

‘Total Desecration of Existence’ by Azelisassath

The evil mind yet behind obscure projects like Bekëth Nexëhmü, Urkaos, Mistyk, Trolldom and Gniphalan released another incredible black metal assault Something that will make happy both traditional fans of the genre and newcomers This is an aboslute high peak of the latest 10 years out now and available in...
Enisum - Seasons of Desolation OUT NOW in all formats

Enisum – Seasons of Desolation OUT NOW in all formats

Enisum bless their first album for Avantgarde Music with a spectacular and intense follow-up to the much-praised Arpitanian Lands album from 2015. Having spent most of the last two years playing live in Europe, the Italians’ popularity has scaled up incredibly. Enisum shared stages with Nocturnal Depression, Psychonaut 4, Primordial,...
Selvans releases special limited live album

Selvans releases special limited live album

While Selvans are full time working on the second full-length, Avantgarde Music is going to celebrate the closing of the first chapter of the band activity with a special release (for the meaning and the feature): the live album ‘Hirpi’. The album consists of four tracks covering the three Selvans...
Asofy 'Nessun Luogo' - new release out now

Asofy ‘Nessun Luogo’ – new release out now

“The area where I live is not a precise place, it has no horizons, neither me that I’m talking I’ve never had a particular attachment to it, conversely I felt far away, it has been a place just linking the living experience of people to the area, their memory, and...
Mesarthim new double EP out now

Mesarthim new double EP out now

They are titled ‘The Great Filter’ and ‘Type III’: that’s MESARTHIM latest digital releases, two one-track eps initially and as usual habit for the band, released on their bandcamp only, and now joint together in one release only. ‘The Great Filter / Type III’ is out now on digipack CD...
Manetheren 'The End' CD release

Manetheren ‘The End’ CD release

Manethren release a new album after “Time” (2013 Debemur Morti) and take an even deeper dive into the realm of atmospheric black metal ‘The End’ presents many layers of atmospheres and a better sound research than the previous entry, especially by using the although dominant guitar in alternative ways, creating...
Sojourner, A5 digi, Tshirt and vinyl

Sojourner, A5 digi, Tshirt and vinyl

After the unexpected success of their debut album, whose first press in digipack went sold out in a matter of days, we are now repressing it under a different format, an A5 digipack with expanded artoworks. The A5 is already in preorder since a few weeks in our stores and...
Angela Martyr 'The November Harvest' release

Angela Martyr ‘The November Harvest’ release

Angela Martyr ‘The November Harvest’ A5-sized digipack CD The new creature of Morgan Bellini (VANESSA VAN BASTEN). Grungy, mechanical, pessimistic metalgaze. For fans of Godflesh, Slowdive, Katatonia (early), Alice in Chains Releases November 25, 2016 Cover by Fred Einaudi Layout by Tryfar Mastering by James Plotkin Preorder Links at our...
Enisum signs to Avantgarde Music

Enisum signs to Avantgarde Music

Avantgarde Music welcomes Enisum in the house! ‘Seasons of Desolation’ will be recorded and mixed between December and the early days of 2017 and released on cd and vinyl a few months later, in April. After spending most of last year playing gigs in every corner of Italy and Europe,...
Recitations 'The First of the Listeners' cd/lp

Recitations ‘The First of the Listeners’ cd/lp

Recitations started work on what would become “the First of the Listeners” in late 2015, after ideas and thoughts had built up and been discussed between the members for quite some time.  The aim was to create unpretentious dark music in an experimental exploration of both unusual harmonies and patterns,...
Botanist / Oskoreien split CD

Botanist / Oskoreien split CD

A split CD named “EP 3 Green Metal” / “Deterministic Chaos” Digisleeve CD Release date tba (October 2016)  
Panzerfaust 'The Lucifer Principle' announcement

Panzerfaust ‘The Lucifer Principle’ announcement

Panzerfaust announce the release of ‘The Lucifer Principle’   After nearly 3 years of relative silence, Panzerfaust returns with their fourth invocation – a concept record – ‘The Lucifer Principle’ via Avantgarde Music. ‘THE LUCIFER PRINCIPLE’ bridges the broader works of Howard Bloom’s novel of the same title; which “explores...
Battle Dagorath reveal Artworks

Battle Dagorath reveal Artworks

“I – Dark Dragons of the Cosmos” is the first of a two-albums concept release, with the second one to unleash its fury approx 6 months after ‘I’ We are extremely pleased about the artwork results for both digipack and double vinyl of ‘I’, to see the light of darkness...
Anicon sign to Avantgarde for 'Exeges'

Anicon sign to Avantgarde for ‘Exeges’

“Exegeses” is Anicon (New York City) debut album after an handful of eps and demos! The band comprises members from the raging outfits of Krallice, Trenchgrinder, Geryon.. to name a few of their past and present CVs. CD (6 panels digipack) preorder will start in mid June, for a release...
'Re Un' by Névoa

‘Re Un’ by Névoa

After one magic debut album in 2015 on Altare Productions, Avantgarde Music signed one of the most promising band from Portugal, Névoa. Compared to their debut, the band slowed down quite a bit their tempo, but their rage transformed from speed to a hopeless, bleak, post black/doom, with clear influences...
Sojourner 'Empires of Ash'

Sojourner ‘Empires of Ash’

As equally majestic as it is furious, Empires of Ash channels that epic spirit of black metal bands like Summoning, Saor, and even Emperor. What really sets Sojourner apart from their contemporaries for is how well they weave the folk instruments into their songs; a variety of flutes, piano, and...
'An Oath to the Void' by Astral Path

‘An Oath to the Void’ by Astral Path

Hypnotic, immersive atmospheric black metal that combines icy, haunting vocals with mesmerizing, fully realized synth/bass landscapes. A must for fanatics of atmospheric black metal with a space aesthetic and concept, but also for all those on a certain atmospheric folk edge. This duo in fact features Ana from Ulvesang, the...
'Yūgen' by Ashbringer!!

‘Yūgen’ by Ashbringer!!

Seeing an 18 year old perform and compose every instrument with clarity of thought and intentional songwriting chops beyond his years was impressive enough, but 2016 sees Nick Stanger as exuberant as ever; Yūgen outshines their debut  “Vacant” in every aspect. A gorgeous expedition through luscious soundscapes aided by an...
Drought 'Rudra Bhakti'

Drought ‘Rudra Bhakti’

“Fusing the deep, spiritual sounds of tribal, ritualistic ambient and chanting with the complex, cacophonous discord of modern unorthodox black metal, Drought’s two unlikely halves meld and transcend. Lengthy bouts of inward, meditative ambiance explode into uncompromising, overwhelming blackened extremism, breaking the trance and achieving a greater aggression in the...
Morgenrøde (O.S.T.) by Ole Petter Sørum

Morgenrøde (O.S.T.) by Ole Petter Sørum

This is the soundtrack to the Norwegian movie Morgenrøde, released on dvd and bluray on 2016/05/09 after collecting an impressive serie of important reviews and prizes at various Sci-Fi movie exhibitions and dedicated magazines. Music-side, the OST was composed and recorded by Ole Petter Sørum: when not imaginarily bound to the...
Mesarthim 'Pillars' CD/LP

Mesarthim ‘Pillars’ CD/LP

Their 2015 “Isolate” debut started quite many interests in the whole world on the MESARTHIM project, the album being praised at every latitude of the planet and being a huge success on the web. Now Mesarthim are back with a new 32 minutes long EP titled ‘Pillars’ and coming in...
Auriga 'VII - Dimensions of Asymmetry'

Auriga ‘VII – Dimensions of Asymmetry’

Auriga comes from ancient Foenicia region, the actual Lebanon Sure indeed a weird country where to play this kind of music! Auriga album reminds us a lot of Darkspace debut releases: fast-paced space blackmetal with radical and minimalistic sounds production, but yet very cold and and with chilling atmospheres! Order...
The Howling Void "The Triumph of Ruin"

The Howling Void “The Triumph of Ruin”

The Howling Void fifth full length album has been now released by Avantgarde Music in March as a 6 panels digipack! With “The Triumph of Ruin” Ryan managed to push THV even more into those desolation and epic fields yet anticipated in the minialbum “Runa”, reaching now an unique sound,...
'Jhanas​-​Nur' by Downfall of Nur

‘Jhanas​-​Nur’ by Downfall of Nur

This is Downfall of Nur 2013′s demo in its original rawness and wilderness: a primordial recording yet showing an hidden inspiration that would quickly bring them recording the “Umbras de Barbagia” masterpiece. Released in 200 copies only, in a boxed set with cards made after private paintings by Atnonio Sanna...
Krallice 'Hyperion' and 'Years Past Matter'

Krallice ‘Hyperion’ and ‘Years Past Matter’

“Years Past Matter” is Krallice  self-released 2012 album, now finally out also on a label and for the first time available in Europe! “Y.P.M.” is the album that focused the world on Krallice and an album that changed the way many people into black metal (meant as in its traditional...
Echoes of the Moon 'Entropy'

Echoes of the Moon ‘Entropy’

US post-blackmetal one man band “Entropy” is the follow up to the 2014 album “Esoteric” and features a more polished sound and explores similar philosophical themes. The first 4 tracks take the listener into very dark territory with brief moments of peace and beauty while the last 4 tracks take...
Plateau Sigma 'Rituals'

Plateau Sigma ‘Rituals’

“Rituals”, a vision by Plateau Sigma A recall and interpretation in “doom-metal/dark-wave” key of the rituality, the solemnity, the sensuality of the propitiatory rites of War, Death and Love in the ancient Greek-Roman cultures. A liaison with and towards the past we belong to and are a part of, still,...
Mesarthim 'isolate' release details

Mesarthim ‘isolate’ release details

We are happy to reveal that the digipack CD will include a bonus track called ‘Suffocate‘ This is a marvellous new composition written and recorded to bless the physical release of the album. With its 9’58″ in fact the track is surely not to be considered a filler but rather...
New releases preorder

New releases preorder

All January releases are now in preorder in our store and in the merch section of our Bandcamp page. On Bandcamp fans can now also buy and download the files packages in their favorite format. Please follow these links! Fifth to Infinity ‘Omnipotent Transdimensional Soulfire’            ...
The Quest For A Morning Star... for the Heart, the Ears and the Eyes

The Quest For A Morning Star… for the Heart, the Ears and the Eyes

Romanian artist Costin Chioreanu recently released a collection of music entitled “The Quest For A Morning Star”, to raise funds for the victims of the recent tragedy at Club Collectiv, in Bucharest (30.10.2015) All proceeds raised from the paid digital downloads were donated to a foundation collecting funds for the...
The crazy gang of Krasseville

The crazy gang of Krasseville

In the dirty streets of Western France, les bas-fonds, we had the mad idea to give a social chance to an handful of individuals defeated and then enlightened by life, Krasseville. “western suicidal fashionable rock music” they call their chansons de bidonvilles, but we can tell you: they know what...
Mesarthim 'Isolate' physical release

Mesarthim ‘Isolate’ physical release

We must admit: the most exciting of all the newest activities brought into our job by the internet winds of change is to lurk into the depths of Bandcamp (Soundcloud or Youtube also at times, but Bandcamp remains unbeatable) and discover new sub-galaxies of the music world. Bands you never...
Old Forest signs to Avantgarde for "Dagian"

Old Forest signs to Avantgarde for “Dagian”

Strange story the one of Brighton’s OLD FOREST: formed way back in time (1998) and releasing almost immediately the debut album “Into the old forest” on Mordgrimm Records (the second incarnation of Uk’s glorious Cacophonous Records), but then again taking a rather and unnatural long hiatus until 2007. An handful of eps...
Fifth to Infinity debut album

Fifth to Infinity debut album

Nader Jonas Resland (vocals and guitars), David Lindh (bass) and ex-Opeth drummer Martin Lopez, united under the dark forces of the monicker Fifth to Infinity are finally coming out to human visibility with the debut step “Omnipotent Transdimensional Soulfire”: a colossal blackened dark metal album that’s been talked about in...
Virvel Av Morkerhatet

Virvel Av Morkerhatet

“Our goal – call to blight the life existance. Our weapon – weaknesses and vices of human scum.” Virvel Av Morkerhatet, Ukraine: a hard atom that represents the defect of the human thought, that is multiplied by self-destruction of transcendental consciousness. Anticosmos through Black Magic. “Metamorphopsia” is their new album,...
SOL 'The storm bells chime'

SOL ‘The storm bells chime’

Danish recording project SOL have gone through quite an intriguing career, substantially marked by 4 studio albums released on important record labels like Van Records (Germany) and Cold Spring (Uk). Their career spawned from weird and harsh doom metal episodes to a later, quite drastic, turn.. more and more towards apocalyptic...
AION 'Verses of Perdition' european digipack release

AION ‘Verses of Perdition’ european digipack release

We promised a few times we would restrain signing bands from the nowdays over-populated current of so called ‘occult black death metal‘, although we recognise so many excellent outfits in that niche, it has become quite trendy to release records with omegas, esoteric symbols that not even the bands themselves...
Hornwood Fell 'Yheri' (new album)

Hornwood Fell ‘Yheri’ (new album)

HORNWOOD FELL and Avantgarde Music announce the release of a new album together:  ’Yheri‘ is a concept album consisting of eight pieces and it will be out in late Semptember. Like all concept albums, it ‘very important to read the lyrics to understand the musical passages. Many parts of the...
Dystopia Nå 'Dweller on the Threshold' out now

Dystopia Nå ‘Dweller on the Threshold’ out now

We might quote a few bits of the various stunning press reports we are receiving for this, but instead we prefer to let one only portal to say it all… and if the conclusion of this article is taken by a magazine called Norskmetal,net, you  have to take it serious….....
The Clearing Path

The Clearing Path

THE CLEARING PATH, from Milan, hometown of Avantgarde Music… a solo-project conducted by Gabriele Gramaglia who made us happy stating clearly he hates the labelling post-core on his music. “Post” is probably a word we will probably often read in The Clearing Path reviews, but what caught our attention is...
from the very depths of the underworld: Tundra

from the very depths of the underworld: Tundra

Although their line-up consists by 2/3 of members who played and/or still play in the likes of none-the-less than Acherontas, Horna, Glorior Belli, Behexen, Deathrow, Sargeist (and the list truely is endless…) TUNDRA‘s main man Pesten kept and still keeps a very underground profile for the band, pretty much far...
Battle Dagorath signs to Avantgarde Music

Battle Dagorath signs to Avantgarde Music

BATTLE DAGORATH was brought into existence in 2002. Since the beginning, creating a death march through Cosmic Frozen Landscapes, Cold Bleak Atmospheres and Intense Glorification of Darkness. The essence of Battle Dagorath is reaching into the vast Primordial Dimensions. Landscapes that represent the pure misanthropic dreams of the dying winter,...
Alien Syndrome 777

Alien Syndrome 777

An international avantgarde black metal project set-up around the main figure of guitarist/songwriter Alessandro Rossi (Blackdrone Inc, Emrevoid) started in 2007 with his virtual meeting with the experimental electronic US producer Joey Hopkins (Joey Hopkins Midget Factory). Fueled by a mutual interest in extreme music and sci-fi themes, the two began recording...
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Aelter 'IV Love Eternal' cd release

Aelter ‘IV Love Eternal’ cd release

Yet known for a cinematically dreary dreamscape of doom-inspired darkness, on “Love Eternal” Aelter has fully embraced a shadow-cast landscape of gothic Western folk music and hypnotic darkwave country. Previously released on vinyl only in the US by Pesanta Urfolk, now we are proud to offer this album in digipack cd format and make it...
'Total Desecration of Existence' by Azelisassath

‘Total Desecration of Existence’ by Azelisassath

The evil mind yet behind obscure projects like Bekëth Nexëhmü, Urkaos, Mistyk, Trolldom and Gniphalan released another incredible black metal assault Something that will make happy both traditional fans of the genre and newcomers This is an aboslute high peak of the latest 10 years out now and available in the store
Enisum - Seasons of Desolation OUT NOW in all formats

Enisum – Seasons of Desolation OUT NOW in all formats

Enisum bless their first album for Avantgarde Music with a spectacular and intense follow-up to the much-praised Arpitanian Lands album from 2015. Having spent most of the last two years playing live in Europe, the Italians’ popularity has scaled up incredibly. Enisum shared stages with Nocturnal Depression, Psychonaut 4, Primordial, Blaze of Sorrow, and many,...
Selvans releases special limited live album

Selvans releases special limited live album

While Selvans are full time working on the second full-length, Avantgarde Music is going to celebrate the closing of the first chapter of the band activity with a special release (for the meaning and the feature): the live album ‘Hirpi’. The album consists of four tracks covering the three Selvans releases plus the live cover...
Asofy 'Nessun Luogo' - new release out now

Asofy ‘Nessun Luogo’ – new release out now

“The area where I live is not a precise place, it has no horizons, neither me that I’m talking I’ve never had a particular attachment to it, conversely I felt far away, it has been a place just linking the living experience of people to the area, their memory, and now that also these persons...
Mesarthim new double EP out now

Mesarthim new double EP out now

They are titled ‘The Great Filter’ and ‘Type III’: that’s MESARTHIM latest digital releases, two one-track eps initially and as usual habit for the band, released on their bandcamp only, and now joint together in one release only. ‘The Great Filter / Type III’ is out now on digipack CD and LP You can purchase...
Manetheren 'The End' CD release

Manetheren ‘The End’ CD release

Manethren release a new album after “Time” (2013 Debemur Morti) and take an even deeper dive into the realm of atmospheric black metal ‘The End’ presents many layers of atmospheres and a better sound research than the previous entry, especially by using the although dominant guitar in alternative ways, creating samples and original sound patterns....
Sojourner, A5 digi, Tshirt and vinyl

Sojourner, A5 digi, Tshirt and vinyl

After the unexpected success of their debut album, whose first press in digipack went sold out in a matter of days, we are now repressing it under a different format, an A5 digipack with expanded artoworks. The A5 is already in preorder since a few weeks in our stores and immediately started selling We also...
Fall/Winter 2016 vinyl releases and preorders

Fall/Winter 2016 vinyl releases and preorders

Angela Martyr 'The November Harvest' release

Angela Martyr ‘The November Harvest’ release

Angela Martyr ‘The November Harvest’ A5-sized digipack CD The new creature of Morgan Bellini (VANESSA VAN BASTEN). Grungy, mechanical, pessimistic metalgaze. For fans of Godflesh, Slowdive, Katatonia (early), Alice in Chains Releases November 25, 2016 Cover by Fred Einaudi Layout by Tryfar Mastering by James Plotkin Preorder Links at our stores: https://avantgardemusic.bandcamp.com/album/the-november-harvest http://avantgardemusic.bigcartel.com/product/angela-martyr-the-november-harvest-cd-a5-digipack-preorder
Enisum signs to Avantgarde Music

Enisum signs to Avantgarde Music

Avantgarde Music welcomes Enisum in the house! ‘Seasons of Desolation’ will be recorded and mixed between December and the early days of 2017 and released on cd and vinyl a few months later, in April. After spending most of last year playing gigs in every corner of Italy and Europe, the band is now switching-off...
Recitations 'The First of the Listeners' cd/lp

Recitations ‘The First of the Listeners’ cd/lp

Recitations started work on what would become “the First of the Listeners” in late 2015, after ideas and thoughts had built up and been discussed between the members for quite some time.  The aim was to create unpretentious dark music in an experimental exploration of both unusual harmonies and patterns, as well as lyrical content,...