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Last updated on December 25, 2014 at 12:09 AM ET
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In honor of the holidays, black metal outfit The Unliving just released a diabolical re-imagining of "Silent Night," titled "Silenced Night." Check it out below, or you can hear more music from the band (and read the lyrics to "Silenced Night") over at SoundCloud here.
Diecast has released rough mixes of two songs from a forthcoming album after months of delays. Check out "Devil's Eyes" and "Gods of War" below. The band also comments:
"Merry Christmas to everyone! as promised here is not 1, but 2 songs from our upcoming album 'Through Blackened Wings.' Please note that these are only rough mixes of the songs, let us know what you think!"
2015 sees the release of Izah's debut full-length "Sistere," for which the band teamed up with producer Jochem Jacobs (ex-Textures).
"Sistere" has become a heartfelt 72 minute long musical narration through darkness and light, hope and despair. In four heavy atmospheric compositions Izah takes the listener from serene post-rock passages to crushing hardcore grooves, from dark ambient to free form noise and from hypnotizing black metal to massive walls of sludge.
The album is due out February 23rd, 2015 and the full track listing is as follows:
1. Indefinite Instinct
3. Finite Horizon
4. Sistere More...
South American heavy metal band Mandrágora is excited to announce a record deal with Inferno Records. The label comments:
"Although no release date has been yet defined, you can expect the first full-length album by Mandrágora somewhere in 2015 - more info will come later on time as soon as new details have to be revealed!
"The debut album will be recorded at the Quarter Note Studios in Lima, Peru with Paul Pinto as music producer. It is also agreed that a limited cassette edition of the band including their demo, songs from the EP and two new songs could be shortly released early 2015 - you're warned, stay tuned!
"If you're fan of heavy metal legends like Iron Maiden, Warlock, Acid, Saxon or Judas Priest... then don't miss Mandrágora!"