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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 victims. His campaign ended on...
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...
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 heard about and that, not...
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, due out on Avantgarde Music...
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 music scenarios: experimental dark folk,...
'Jhanas-Nur' the beginning.....

‘Jhanas-Nur’ the beginning…..

200 copies will be the total edition, coming in a rough-cardboard numbered box and including a set of cards (gold print on black): that’s the basic set-up for ‘Jhanas-Nur’ CD reissue. This is where the magic path of DOWNFALL OF NUR started, a very rough demo maybe, but that already shown some clear and bright inspiration for the...
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...
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 lyrics have not been sung...
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….. Faithfully reported from NORSKMETAL: At...
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 his ability in making apparently...
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 from the spotlights of seasonal...
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, nihilism, darkness, the chaos of...