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Hate Forest

From: Ukraine
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Hate Forest News

Below is our complete Hate Forest 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.

Balfor Premieres New Song & Lyric Video

Ukrainian blackened death metal band Balfor - featuring former members of Khors, Raventale, and Hate Forest - premieres a new song and lyric video entitled "Crimson Stronghold", taken from the band's upcoming new album "Black Serpent Rising", due out in stores via Drakkar Productions on January 15, 2017.

"Black Serpent Rising" was recorded at More Music Studio in Kyiv, Ukraine. It was mixed and mastered at Blacklight Studio by Shaddar (Khors, Ulvegr). The cover artwork was created by Ukrainian artist Nurgeslag (Rotting Christ).

Check out now "Crimson Stronghold" below.

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Hate Forest To Re-Issue Old Albums

Osmose Productions has issued the following announcement about signing a record deal with Ukranian black metallers Hate Forest:

"Hate Forest (Ukraine) secure a deal with Osmose Productions to re-issue all the band's back catalogue, together 6 records who will be publish from October 2009 till March 2010. The re-issues will come under special packaging Digisleeve limited to 1000 each, with much improved booklets and carefully remastered audio version, close to original.

"Hate Forest was a Ukrainian black metal band (1995-2004). The music can be described as grim, aggressive and straightforward mix of black and death metal with distorted low vocal and ambient elements. The band's lyrics are influenced by Indo-European mythology and legends, H.P.Lovecraft mythology and philosophy of F. Nietzsche, conservatism. Hate Forest were always far from politics, religion, denied any modern world values and ideals. The band never gave interviews, never made photos and always hold the distance from the whole black metal scene."

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