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Draugnim

Formed: 1999
From: Espoo, Finland
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Draugnim News

Below is our complete Draugnim news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Draugnim Reveals New Album

Six years after the band's previous release, Finnish outfit Draugnim is proud to unveil the cover and track listing for new offering "Vulturine," due out March 11th, 2016.

Label Debemur Morti Productions comments: "During the seemingly endless silence, the band lost none of its incomparable ability to compose huge songs possessed of an incredible emphatic feeling, filled with poignant harmonies and evocatively powerful riffs."

Draugnim adds: "Great effort has been given to develop the sound even further to express what is the essence of Draugnim. The futile struggle against all curses of mortality as famine, pestilence and madness bring nations and gods to ruin. Songs range from raw shamanistic pagan rites to more atmospheric pieces of grief unsung. So leads on our crooked path."

1. That Name Is Hate
2. As In Hunger, So In Demise
3. A Passage In Fire
4. Grief Unsung
5. Drums Of Black Death
6. Serpent Stone More...

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Draugnim Signs With Debemur Morti

Debemur Morti Productions has issued the following announcement about inking a deal with Finnish outfit Draugnim:

"Back in 1999, Draugnim, a Finnish entity, decided to sacrifice its blood to the Earth. Four demos and two albums later, I'm extremely honoured to join their journey!

"Musically, Draugnim can be described as pagan metal with majestic atmosphere and melodies. Drawing inspiration from the harsh nature and northern folklore, the Finnish trio deal with such themes as decay, corruption, despair and death.

"Indeed, after releasing two major and magnificent albums, 'Northwind's Ire' (2008) and 'Horizons Low' (2010), the band is currently putting the final touch to their much awaited third opus."

The band comments on this upcoming material: "Great effort has been given to develop the sound even further to express what is the essence of Draugnim. The futile struggle against all curses of mortality as famine, pestilence and madness bring nations and gods to ruin. Songs range from raw shamanistic pagan rites to more atmospheric pieces of grief unsung. So leads on our crooked path.."

While they are busy polishing the last details, check out some previous Draugnim tunes below. More...

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Draugnim Comments on Upcoming Album

The Finnish pagan black metal outfit Draugnim has released a short, yet descriptive, statement about their upcoming full length release.

"We are almost done with mixing the second Draugnim album.
The new album, which is produced by Ville Sorvali and Draugnim, contains seven tracks and will be released in October.

It is worth the wait."

This as-yet untitled effort will be a follow up to the band's excellent debut album "Northwind's Ire."

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Initial Bands, Dates Announced For Ragnarok Fest

The 2009 RAGNARÖK VI FESTIVAL is set to take place on Aril 17 and 18 in Stadthalle Lichtenfels (Oberfranken), Germany. The band announced so far are:

ADORNED BROOD
ALESTORM (UK)
ALKONOST (RUS)
ANDRAS
COR SCORPII (NOR)
DARK FORTRESS
DORNENREICH (AUT) – "Metal Show"
DRAUGNIM (FIN)
EINHERJER (NOR) – Reunion
FALCHION (FIN)
FEJD (SWE)
FINSTERFORST
FJOERGYN – "Jahreszeiten"-Release-Show
IRRBLOSS (SWE)
KIVIMETSÄN DRUIDI (FIN)
KORPIKLAANI (FIN)
MANEGARM (SWE)
MELECHESH (NL)
METSATÖLL (EST)
MIDNATTSOL
SARKOM (NOR)
THYRFING (SWE)
TYR (FO)
YGGDRASIL (SWE)

For more information about the festival, check out their website at ragnaroek-festival.com.

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Draugnim Sign To Spikefarm Records

Finnish metallers DRAUGNIM have inked a deal with Spikefarm Records (a Spinefarm Records subsidiary). The band will enter the studio in February to record its full-lenght debut with producer Henri Sorvali, who previously worked with the group on the "Sworn to Waves" demo. The drumming duties on the CD will be handled by Repe Misanthrope of IMPALED NAZARENE. A fall 2008 release is expected.

DRAUGNIM is:

Morior - Guitars, synths
Chimedra - Vocals
Turms - Bass

For more information, visit their Myspace page.

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