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As Light Dies Premieres Full New Album

Iberian black metal outfit As Light Dies knows one simple, inescapable truth: all of us are destined for grief, and finding love won't change that one bit.

In fact, opening oneself up to love can make that grief come all the quicker, which is a concept explored by the upcoming full-length "The Love Album – Volume 1," due out in just five days.

With the October 1st release date looming close, today the band has teamed up with us to premiere the album online in full!

Check out the stream below to hear the entire record dealing with all the grief and tragedy that surrounds love stories and lyrically represents the band's darkest and most emotionally affecting release to date.

After hearing all nine tracks via the SoundCloud player below, if these depressive tunes resonate with you, be sure to pre-order your own copy of the album at this location. The full track listing is as follows:

1. We Are All Destined For Grief
2. Orpheus Mourning
3. Blow Of Loss
4. Together As One
5. When Distance Becomes Real
6. Your Wake
7. No Pain At Sleep
8. Nemesis
9. Acceptance
10. Farewell From Distant Shores More...

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As Light Dies Streaming "Nemesis"

Spanish avant-garde black metal horde As Light Dies today reveals a brand new track entitled "Nemesis." Check it out below, courtesy of No Clean Singing.

The track comes off the band’s third full-length album “The Love Album – Volume I,” which was mixed and mastered by underground legend Dan Swäno and is set for release on October 1st through Maa Productions. The track listing is as follows:

1. We Are All Destined For Grief
2. Orpheus Mourning
3. Blow Of Loss
4. Together As One
5. When Distance Becomes Real
6. Your Wake
7. No Pain At Sleep
8. Nemesis
9. Acceptance

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As Light Dies Reveals Album Details

Four years following the release of second full-length album “Ars Subtilior From Within The Cage,” Spanish avant-garde black metal horde As Light Dies return with a new musical beast that sees the group moving towards a more progressive and emotional sound.

As the title suggests, “The Love Album – Volume I” explores the concept of love and all the grief and tragedy that surrounds love stories, and lyrically represents the band's darkest and emotional affecting release to date.

Due out October 1st, the album was mixed by underground legend Dan Swäno, and “The Love Album – Volume I” will feature the following track listing. More...

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Enslaved Tribute Album Cover Artwork Revealed

Foscor has issued the following update about an upcoming Enslaved tribute album:

"Greetings all you there, we are proud to reveal the cover of the official tribute to Enslaved. A wonderful piece of art drawn by David Thiérrée in close collaboration with the band members.
Every participating band is still working on their covers ... expect some news soon ...

"The Official Tribute to Enslaved 'Önd - A Tribute' scheduled for late 2011 through the French label Pictonian Records gathers 20 bands covering tracks from 'Yggdrasil' to 'Vertebrae' albums, celebrating the 20th anniversary of Norwegians masters."

The cover album's band lineup is as follows: More...

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Lineup Announced For Enslaved Tribute

Dawn ov Hate has issued the following announcement about two members appearing on an upcoming Enslaved tribute:

"Greetings all you there, we are pleased to announce Fiar's Foscor, and Bastard's Lux Divinia will participate in the forthcoming Official Tribute to Enslaved 'Önd - A Tribute' scheduled for late 2011 through the French label Pictonian Records.

"The Tribute gathers 20 bands covering tracks from 'Yggdrasil' to 'Vertebrae' albums, celebrating the 20th anniversary of Norwegians masters. Keep an eye in the band's sites or in the labels site for next announcements concerning dates, track list, Artwork, etc..."

The lineup is as follows:

DORDEDUH (Romania)
ODEM ARCARUM (Germany)
ISLAND (Germany )
ASMODEE (France)
ANGANTYR (Denmark)
REVERENCE (France)
FOSCOR (Spain)
STAGNANT WATERS (France/Norway)
WODENSTHRONE (UK)
ANGMAR (France)
RIBOZYME (Norway)
EL REGN (Norway)
VREID (Norway)
JANVS (Italy)
BELENOS (France)
KRAKOW (Norway)
LUX DIVINA (Spain)
AS LIGHT DIES (Spain)
FEN (UK)
DARKENHOLD (France)

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As Light Dies Announces New Spanish Shows

Madrid's As Light Dies has announced the following upcoming live shows in Spain:

11/25 2010 SALA CIRCUS LEGANÉS, MADRID, SPAIN
11/27 2010 Haemorraghe Emetic Club Castellón, Castellón, SPAIN
12/4 2010 Sala ULTIMATUM Zaragoza, Zaragoza, ES
12/4 2010 Ultimatum Zaragoza, Zaragoza, SPAIN
12/5 2010 Laudio Metal Laudio-Llodio, Álava, ES

You can also check out sample As Light Dies tracks available for streaming via the band's official MySpace page.

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"Hall Of Metal" Compilation Available For Download

As My World Burns has issued the following announcement about providing a song for the "Hall of Metal Volume 1" compilation:

"After several months of hard work, and coinciding with our 4th anniversary online, we have the pelasure of offering our readers and friends a special present: our first compilation, as a free download. Under the title 'Hall Of Metal Vol. 1' you will find a double CD playing up to nearly 160 minutes of length, including 32 Spanish bands (with lyrics in English) who altruistically gave us permission to use their songs freely, which now we offer you in two formats: mp3 and flac (lossless). Also included in the file you'll find a PDF document in which we included, besides every band's bio, info about all songs and links to the band's websites and contact details. Since we wanted to give this compilation an international character, all the info is in English. Finally, you will also find the artwork made by our friend illustrator Daniel Alonso known for his jobs for DARKSUN, SAUZE or DÖXA, among other bands."

The songs on the compilation can be downloaded at this location. The track listing is as follows: More...

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As Light Dies Signs To BadMoonMan Records

Spain's As Light Dies has inked a record deal with BadMoodMan Records. The band issued the following brief update about the signing:

"Greetings! We are proud to announce that we have signed with the Russian label BadMoodMan Records, part of Solitude Productions, which will release 'Ars Subtilior form within the cage' in May of 2010. We haven't the date yet, but as soon we know it we will tell."

You can also hear As Light Die's music at the bands MySpace page.

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As Light Dies Recruits New Bassist

Spanish metallers As Light Dies have announced the recruitment of new bass player Jose Yuste of Egraine. Several sample tracks can be found at the official As Light Dies MySpace page. The band has also announced the following upcoming tour dates:

11/3 As Light Dies en ’Radio Arrebato’ con Metalhall Guadalajara, Guadalajara
1/8 2010 Sala Boomerang Guadalajara, Guadalajara

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As Light Dies Finishes Recording New Album

Spanish metallers As Light Dies have issued the following update about finishing their new album and streaming new music online:

"Hi there, eclectic mineralheads!

"'Ars Subtilior from within the cage' is already finished, and we are really proud of the final result. Dan Swäno has done a really great work with it. Now we are searching for a label. Actually we have two songs of the prerecording published in this myspace, these songs ARE NOT PART OF THE FINAL RECORDING.

"Ars subtilior from within the cage track listing:

1. The very end
2. The disinherited
3. Le nebuleus sentier
4. Der letze fuge vor den flugt
5. Trapped in flesh
6. Yearning for blissfully moments as I standing upon the ruins
7. Sombra y silencio
8. Insignificant among insignificance
9. When everything seems to fade away

"We have published two songs in this MySpace. The comments are welcome. Regards from the dark waters of the Eclectic Mineral."

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