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16/09/13

Gift of Gods

Nocturno Culto's Gift of Gods - 'Receive' mini-album coming October. Pre-orders available

Gift of Gods is the name given to this new beast from the mind of Nocturno Culto, one half of the legendary Norwegian black metal band, Darkthrone. For Gift of Gods, Nocturno turns his hand to creating pure unbridled heavy metal excellence, taking in a vast array of influences from decades past to concoct a special whirlwind of melodic riffing & headbanging anthems on this 30 minute heavy metal pilgrimage. ’Receive’ also features a rendition of ’Looking For an Answer’ originally by obscure Swedish 80’s band, Universe.

A labour of love over several years since its initial inception, Nocturno performs all instruments himself & has also been responsible for recording this mini-album at his own studio. ’Receive’ was mixed & mastered by Jack Control at Enormous Door, after having recently worked with Nocturno on Darkthrone’s ’The Underground Resistance’.
 
’Receive’ will be released October 28th on vinyl & CD on Peaceville Records, & can be pre-ordered from HERE.

Nocturno comments on the release:

"Finally, the mini album is done. Gift Of Gods has been a great ride for me. I don't want this to end now, so I will most likely work on new material. Thanks to my partner in crime, K.A.Hubred, we got to rehearse during the last two years. What to expect? I have no idea how to describe this, but it's metal for sure".

Posted in Gift of Gods

03/09/13

Carpathian Forest

'Strange Old Brew' vinyl coming October

Carpathian Forest's second album of masterfully cold & sadistic Norwegian black metal is set for vinyl release on 7th October. The album is presented on 180gm heavyweight vinyl & can be pre-ordered HERE.

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03/09/13

Mysticum

'Lost Masters of the Universe' fully remastered on CD & vinyl

Combining the classic demos & early works of this cult band, ’Lost Masters of the Universe’ has received some extensive remastering work courtesy of Tom Kvålsvoll at Strype Studios in Oslo - from original tape sources - to give an enitrely new breadth to the songs. This edition of ’Lost Masters...’ also features the legendary ’Piss Off’ promo tape in its entirety for the first time.
The packaging contains new artwork made in close association with the band, plus liner notes.
Release is set for October 21st, & can be pre-ordered HERE.

Posted in Mysticum

28/08/13

Peaceville

Classic titles on vinyl to pre-order from At the Gates, Kvist & Behemoth

The latest trio of classic upcoming vinyl releases commences with Kvist's cult 1995 album of Norwegian black metal, 'For Kunsten Maa Vi Evig Vike', due 30th September & can be pre-ordered from here. This is followed by a dose of occult savagery from Poland's masters of death metal, Behemoth, with their 'Satanica' album due on vinyl 14th October (Pre-order here). And last but not least is At the Gates' highly influential melodic death metal masterpiece, 'With fear I Kiss the Burning Darkness', due 21st October, & can be pre-ordered here.

Posted in Peaceville

08/08/13

Katatonia

'Sounds of Decay' coming to vinyl October 7th

October 7th sees the release of Katatonia's classic 1997 EP, 'Sounds of Decay' for the very first time on vinyl. Recorded at the infamous Sunlight Studios in Stockholm & once more featuring Mikael Åkerfeldt on vocals, 'Sounds of Decay' was seen as the perfect companion-piece to the sublime 1996 breakthrough album, 'Brave Murder Day'; featuring more hypnotic trips of melodic doom metal melancholy.

This edition of 'Sounds of Decay' is presented on 10" vinyl, & includes the bonus track 'Untrue', plus features new liner notes written by guitarist & co-founder Anders Nyström.
Pre-order HERE.

Posted in Katatonia

Live Dates

August 2014

  • 01/08, Refshaleøen - Copenhagen, Denmark
    Paradise Lost
  • 01/08, Backstage - Munich, Germany
    Napalm Death
  • 01/08, Unknown venue - Gorizia, Italy
    Candlemass
  • 05/08, John Dee - Oslo, Norway
    Pentagram
  • 06/08, Unknown venue - Jaroměř, Czech Republic
    Katatonia
  • 06/08, Unknown venue - Oslo, Norway
    Mayhem
  • 07/08, Unknown venue - Gävle, Sweden
    Opeth
  • 07/08, Unknown venue - Alicante, Spain
    Behemoth
  • 07/08, Bi Nuu - Berlin, Germany
    Shining
  • 08/08, Unknown venue - Vagos, Portugal
    Opeth
  • 09/08, Flugplatz Hildesheim - Hildesheim, Germany
    Paradise Lost
  • 10/08, Universum - Stuttgart, Germany
    Pentagram
  • 11/08, RockPlanet - Pinarella, Italy
    Shining
  • 13/08, Les Docks - Lausanne, Switzerland
    Shining
  • 14/08, Gaswerk Kulturzentrum - Winterthur, Switzerland
    Napalm Death
  • 14/08, Summer Breeze Open Air - Dinkelsbuhl, Germany
    Behemoth
  • 14/08, Unknown venue - Braşov, Romania
    Katatonia
  • 14/08, Summer Breeze Open Air - Dinkelsbuhl, Germany
    Behemoth
  • 15/08, Boughton Estate - Kettering, UK
    Cradle Of Filth
  • 15/08, Boughton House - Kettering, UK
    Cradle Of Filth
  • 15/08, Boughton Estate - Kettering, UK
    Cradle Of Filth
  • 16/08, Kasbah - Coventry, UK
    Cradle Of Filth
  • 16/08, Amager Bio - Copenhagen, Denmark
    Napalm Death
  • 17/08, Unknown venue - Herford, Germany
    Napalm Death
  • 21/08, The Hi-Fi - Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Anathema
  • 22/08, Metro Theatre - Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Anathema
  • 23/08, Corner Hotel - Richmond, VIC, Australia
    Anathema
  • 30/08, Stage Volume - Athens, Greece
    Anathema
  • 31/08, Block 33 - Thessaloníki, Greece
    Anathema

September 2014

  • 03/09, Amalgame Club - Yverdon-Les-Bains, Switzerland
    Napalm Death
  • 04/09, Schlachthof - Wiesbaden, Germany
    Pentagram
  • 04/09, Le Secret Place - Montpellier, France
    Napalm Death
  • 05/09, Unknown venue - Raismes, France
    Anathema
  • 05/09, Kulturzentrum Kammgarn - Schaffhausen, Switzerland
    Pentagram
  • 07/09, Magasin 4 - Brussels, Belgium
    Napalm Death
  • 07/09, The Garage - London, UK
    Pentagram
  • 18/09, Limelight - Belfast, UK
    Anathema
  • 18/09, Limelight 2 - Belfast, UK
    Anathema
  • 19/09, Button Factory - Dublin, Ireland
    Anathema
  • 19/09, Klubi - Turku, Finland
    Barren Earth
  • 19/09, Klubi - Turku, Finland
    Katatonia
  • 21/09, O2 ABC - Glasgow, UK
    Anathema
  • 22/09, O2 Academy 2 Newcastle - Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
    Anathema
  • 23/09, Manchester Academy 3 - Manchester, UK
    Anathema
  • 25/09, The Slade Rooms - Wolverhampton, UK
    Anathema
  • 25/09, BLÅ - Oslo, Norway
    Shining
  • 26/09, BLÅ - Oslo, Norway
    Shining
  • 26/09, KOKO - London, UK
    Anathema
  • 27/09, Thekla - Bristol, UK
    Anathema
  • 27/09, Carioca Club - São Paulo, Brazil
    Napalm Death
  • 28/09, Talking Heads - Southampton, UK
    Anathema
  • 30/09, Kulturfabrik - Esch Sur Alzette, Luxembourg
    Anathema
  • 30/09, El Teatro Flores - Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Napalm Death

October 2014

  • 01/10, TRIX Centrum voor Muziek - Antwerp, Belgium
    Anathema
  • 02/10, Eskulap - Poznan, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 02/10, Substage - Karlsruhe, Germany
    Anathema
  • 03/10, Palac Akropolis - Prague, Czech Republic
    Anathema
  • 04/10, Mega Club - Katowice, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 04/10, Musiktheater Piano - Dortmund, Germany
    The Gathering
  • 05/10, Konzertfabrik Z7 - Pratteln, Switzerland
    Anathema
  • 05/10, Klub Eter (pod Kinem Helios) - Wrocław, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 05/10, Vive Cuervo Salón - Mexico City, Mexico
    Napalm Death
  • 06/10, Alcatraz - Milan, Italy
    Anathema
  • 08/10, Sala Apolo - Barcelona, Spain
    Anathema
  • 08/10, Fabryka - Krakow, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 09/10, Fabryka - Krakow, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 09/10, Sala Arena - Madrid, Spain
    Anathema
  • 10/10, Paradise Garage - Lisbon, Portugal
    Anathema
  • 10/10, Studentersamfunnet Folken - Stavanger, Norway
    Shining
  • 10/10, Klub Stodoła - Warsaw, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 10/10, O2 Academy Bristol - Bristol, UK
    Opeth
  • 11/10, Roundhouse - London, UK
    Opeth
  • 11/10, Hard Club - Porto, Portugal
    Anathema
  • 11/10, Od Nowa - Torun, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 12/10, Rock City - Nottingham, UK
    Opeth
  • 12/10, B90 - Gdansk, Poland
    Behemoth
  • 13/10, Metronum - Toulouse, France
    Anathema
  • 14/10, Ninkasi Kao - Lyon, France
    Anathema
  • 14/10, O2 ABC - Glasgow, UK
    Opeth
  • 15/10, Manchester Academy - Manchester, UK
    Opeth
  • 15/10, La Laiterie - Strasbourg, France
    Anathema
  • 16/10, Le Bataclan - Paris, France
    Anathema
  • 16/10, The Temple at The Institute - Digbeth, UK
    Opeth
  • 17/10, 013 - Tilburg, Netherlands
    Anathema
  • 18/10, Saint Vitus - Brooklyn, NY, US
    Evoken
  • 18/10, Hsd Gewerkschaftshaus - Erfurt, Germany
    Anathema
  • 19/10, Posthalle - Würzburg, Germany
    Anathema
  • 21/10, Szene Wien - Vienna, Austria
    Anathema
  • 23/10, A38 - Budapest, Hungary
    Anathema
  • 24/10, LKA-Longhorn - Stuttgart, Germany
    Opeth
  • 24/10, Live Music Hall - Cologne, Germany
    Opeth
  • 25/10, Live Music Hall - Cologne, Germany
    Opeth
  • 25/10, Progresja - Warsaw, Poland
    Anathema
  • 26/10, Huxley's Neue Welt - Berlin, Germany
    Opeth
  • 26/10, Klub Studio - Krakow, Poland
    Anathema
  • 27/10, Hala Orbita - Wrocław, Poland
    Anathema
  • 29/10, Grünspan - Hamburg, Germany
    Anathema
  • 30/10, Postbahnhof - Berlin, Germany
    Anathema
  • 30/10, Vienna Arena - Vienna, Austria
    Opeth
  • 31/10, Theaterfabrik - Munich, Germany
    Opeth

November 2014

  • 01/11, Sticky Fingers - Gothenburg, Sweden
    Anathema
  • 01/11, Komplex 457 - Zürich, Switzerland
    Opeth
  • 03/11, Garage - Bergen, Norway
    Anathema
  • 03/11, Alcatraz - Milan, Italy
    Opeth
  • 04/11, Rockefeller - Oslo, Norway
    Anathema
  • 05/11, Le Bataclan - Paris, France
    Opeth
  • 05/11, Klubben, Fryshuset - Stockholm, Sweden
    Anathema
  • 07/11, P1-arena - Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Opeth
  • 07/11, The Circus - Helsinki, Finland
    Anathema
  • 08/11, Carioca Club - São Paulo, Brazil
    Behemoth
  • 08/11, Pakkahoune - Tampere, Finland
    Anathema
  • 08/11, Große Freiheit 36 - Hamburg, Germany
    Opeth
  • 09/11, VEGA - Copenhagen, Denmark
    Opeth
  • 10/11, Pumpehuset - Lille Sal - Copenhagen, Denmark
    Anathema
  • 11/11, Bürgerhaus Stollwerck - Cologne, Germany
    Anathema
  • 12/11, TivoliVredenburg - Utrecht, Netherlands
    Anathema
  • 14/11, El Teatro Flores - Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Behemoth
  • 14/11, Sentrum Scene - Oslo, Norway
    Opeth
  • 20/11, Klubi - Tampere, Finland
    At the Gates
  • 21/11, Lutakko - Jyväskylä, Finland
    At the Gates
  • 22/11, Nosturi - Helsinki, Finland
    At the Gates
  • 27/11, Trädgårn - Gothenburg, Sweden
    At the Gates
  • 28/11, Arenan, Fryshuset - Stockholm, Sweden
    At the Gates
  • 29/11, Kulturbolaget - Malmö, Sweden
    At the Gates