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Ofdrykkja is back with a sophomore studio album

Ofdrykkja is back with a sophomore studio album

This December will bring snow, cold and… self-harm. Ofdrykkja, which means “excessive drinking” in old norse, is back and its depressive rock will show you once again what self-hatred and helplessness mean. Founded after Drabbad’s release from an institution and Pessimisten’s (formerly C9H13N) Apati disbandment, Ofdrykkja is about to release its sophomore album, Irrfärd (“roving”...
The Howling Void celebrates its tenth anniversary with a new album

The Howling Void celebrates its tenth anniversary with a new album

The Howling Void turns ten and will celebrate this landmark with the release of the sixth full-length album, The Darkness At The Edge Of Dawn. San Antonio-based multi-instrumentalist Ryan Wilson continues his partnership with Avantgarde Music giving birth to the successor of 2016 The Triumph Of Ruin: a new handful of slow-paced, contemplative songs somewhere...
Nortt "Endeligt" will be out ten years after "Galgenfrist"

Nortt “Endeligt” will be out ten years after “Galgenfrist”

For ten long years people living in the isle of Fyn thought they could live peacefully and serene. They have never been more wrong. Nortt is back, and his fourth full length Endeligt will shatter every single positive and hopeful thought. The first release since 2007 will be published exactly ten years after Galgenfrist, on...
Hornwood Fell third album, 'My Body, My Time', out this autumn

Hornwood Fell third album, ‘My Body, My Time’, out this autumn

Evolution is a long and complex process, which requires several, if not many different phases. Hornwood Fell, from the woods of central Italy, now reach the third landmark in their career with My Body, My Time, and keep on changing. Sharp riffs are now mixed with more intricate patterns, the odd psychedelic hints sprout here...
A Pale December 'The Shrine Of Primal Fire' debut out in early November

A Pale December ‘The Shrine Of Primal Fire’ debut out in early November

The grey mist surrounding Milan was the perfect setting for multi-instrumentalists Korpsvart and Ymir to start writing music, an atmospheric black metal devoted to the Pacific Northwest, yet mixed with blackgaze and a taste of depressive rock. The result of such effort is called A Pale December. The milanese band is only debuting, but their...
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...
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 the intricate relationships among genetics,...
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 they are doing with their...
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 and demos until their sophomore “None...
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 the underground network for over...
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 understand, drapes, serpents and skulls...