Bands 2022
The black metal band ABGLANZ from Goslar, formed in the fall of 2020, deals thematically with the mystical side of nature and its influence on the human individual. The quartet draws inspiration from the deep, dark forests and the rugged mountains of their homeland, as well as from the myths and legends of the Harz region. But also the dark side of the scarred, sick soul of man himself is part of their content.
So Abglanz create with their music spherical, dark sounds that reflect and underline their influences partly driving atmospheric, partly aggressive raging. Currently Abglanz is in the studio for the production of their first release.

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2014 marked the starting point of Ad Cinerems process of creation as Black Metal project influenced by Funeral Doom Metal and Ambient Music. The first songs, which were recorded ind the bands studio, were published unter the title "Once Mourned... Now Forgotten" by GSP Records Russia early 2015.

As of now, the band is proud to look back on three years of concerts both in clubs and at festivals throughout Europe: Ad Cinerem have played Autumn From Hell Festival, they`ve toured as Special Guest together with Pillorian (Ex-Agalloch) as well as playing the opening concerts of US American metal legends Cobalts European Tour.

Studio Work for the full-length Album "Shadows Of Doubt" was finished in December 2016. Published via Winterwolf Records, the album was released worldwide in January 2017.

The bands shows are characterized by a unique blend of sinister Black Metal and the fragile melancholy of Doom Metal. Spherical guitar riffs merged with vigorous and haunting vocals unleash a musical landscape which describes ones journey into the pale depths of the human self.

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The sound of ÄERA is symbolic to the returning of origin habit of human being, and an accuse to
estrangement through modern mankind which is only powered by consumption. Further more it is a
scream of a disenchanted world, telling the story of pain, fear, desire and loss of mankind and nature.
The band combines atmospheric Black Metal with some elements of Post-Black Metal and parts of
folk sounding themes. ÄERA is impulsive, massive, earthly, whispering and unbound.

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Disbelief was founded in 1990 by Karsten Jäger (vocals). With Jochen Trunk (bass), who joined the band in 1994, a strong musical foundation was formed. After Disbelief had produced several demos, the band released their first self-titled album in 1997. The follow-up a year later was the album "Infected". With the third release in 2001, "Worst Enemy", Disbelief found their own individual style and sound.
2002 Disbelief release the album "Shine".
2004 "Spreading The Rage" is released
2005 Disbelief produce their album "66 Sick!", the band's most successful work to date.
the band's most successful work to date.
2006 Disbelief release "Navigator".
Protected Hell" is released in 2009.
2010 Disbelief produce the album "Heal!" for the 20th anniversary of the band.
2017 "The Symbol Of Death" is released.
2020 For the 28.02.2020 the release of the latest Disbelief opus with the title "THE GROUND COLLAPSE" is planned.
title "THE GROUND COLLAPSES", has been announced!
With the new album, Disbelief want to return to more successful times,
in order to cause a sensation on the international scene.
The style of Disbelief is Death Metal. The band is characterised by its individual sound
and the variable vocals of Karsten "Jagger "Jäger.

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The Black Metal band Drudensang was founded in 2013 by Krámpn together with Skilnir and Blodspan and is based in the Bavarian Forest, on the border to Austria and the Czech Republic. It emerged from the band Ravnsvart, which was founded in 2009.

The name Drudensang is made up of the words “Druden”, a witch creature from the Bavarian Forest, a kind of night alb, and “Sang”, an old German curse, today used as “chant”.

Krámpn is very much rooted in the Krampus and Percht tradition and practices the customs handed down from generation to generation with his heart and soul. It is a central aspect of his life. Drudensang is his personal life's work, in which he reflects these traditions with the associated legends, figures and myths.

In 2013, the first demo "Rehearsal 1 – Dunkle Tradition" was released. Further releases (demos, live albums, EPs and splits) followed in short intervals. (See "Releases".) Musically, Drudensang is clearly located in the 2nd wave of Black Metal. The first demos were still characterised by a very raw style, which over the years was refined further and further into the sound that is currently typical for Drudensang: atmospheric Black Metal with an old school touch as the perfect soundtrack to the wild doings of Krampen and Perchten during the Rauhnächten.

Drudensang has been performing regularly since 2015. These performances are celebrated with ritualistic intensity and in the spirit of the traditional, wild

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The founders Mats and Ragnar grew up with Bathory`s epic era in their hearts, so it comes as no surprise that their music would somewhat flaunt the influence of their house god Quorthon. So with Bathory`s anthems as their spiritual foundation, they set out to find their creative and unique niche within the epic Viking metal genre.

It all begun 2003 when Mats and Ragnar heeded the call of the one-eyed elder to begin their epic journey and since then they have released fullength albums through I Hate Records, Napalm Records and Cyclone Empire. Each and every release that has been unleashed to the masses has carried the legacy of pure Scandinavian Epic Metal from the heart. During these years Ereb Altor has developed their own unique sound within the Viking Metal genre and the ever increasing fan base is thriving.

In april 2015 the latest Ereb Altor album "Nattramn" saw the light of day. An album that continues on the path set out by the predecessor "fire meets ice" with the more epic side, with huge atmospheres built by echoing choirs from the snow covered mountains which at times are shred apart by fierce and aggressive parts with screams from the darkest forests of Scandinavia creating a dynamic and varied piece of art. The lyrics in the world of Ereb Altor always connects to the inheritance of Scandinavia and Ereb Altor is telling stories from the Norse mythology as well as dark legends that have been told from man to man centuries ago in Sweden.

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Firtan are one of Germanys uprising Extreme Metal acts, delivering their very own mixture of styles to fans all over Europe since 2010. Having supported Rotting Christ, Der Weg einer Freiheit and Imperium Dekadenz and played Festivals like Summer Breeze and Metaldays their sound originates from Black Metal involving atmospheric and progressive elements alongside intense vocal performances and accentuated orchestrations. The band is known for their intensive live shows which built them a fast growing international fanbase. After two EPs and one full lenght Firtan have currently finished their next album with Markus Stock of The Vision Bleak/Empyrium which will be released 2018.

Live footage (pro-shot):
https://youtu.be/AtQBHOe-hWQ


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The band Helgrindur was founded in January 2010 and was first founder under the name "Samhain". The first demo songs were released in 2011-2013. Over the years we traveled as a band from place to place/gig/festival and could prove ourselves live (Germany, Switzerland and Austria).
Our selfmade/homerecording album 'Von Einst' was released in 2017.
Helgrindur is a Pagan Metal band from Solingen.

Ancient sagas, battles and daring adventures packed in the melodic garb of death and black metal are a guarantee for unforgettable evenings!
So beware when the 5 warriors pass through your cities, because there will be no mercy!


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Risen from the ashes of the split-up Dawn of Disease, German-based formation HIRAES have just started their journey to take their monumental Melodic Death Metal out into the world. HIRAES combines the full force of all four instrumentalists off Dawn of Disease (Lukas Kerk, Oliver Kirchner, Christian Wösten and Mathias Blässe) with the powerful voice of Britta Görtz (Critical Mess, ex-Cripper) in order to create an exciting new Melodic Death experience. The music of the quintet oscillates between hymnlike melodies and enthralling guitar riffing; breathtaking hooklines are accompanied by relentless drumming and the overall melancholic spirit is crowned by the distinctive, versatile and catchy growls of lead singer Britta.

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KHORS, is a most significant band hailing from Ukraine, established on August 2004 in Kharkiv by skilled
musicians of Ukrainian metal scene. The bands first steps were reflected on debut album “The Flame of
Eternitys Decline” which been released by Ukrainian Oriana Music on Spring 2005 and the first print been sold
out for months. Musically the band represented mid tempo atmospheric Pagan back metal. Along with the work
on the second album, the band started to play live shows.
Second bands album “Cold” been released by Oriana Music in late 2006 and represented the band in much more
melodic way. The album got many positive reviews and later been released on LP.
Third album “Mysticism” became the band's the most significant. With the third album the band changed a label
for Paragon Records from USA and the band got even more distribution and positive reviews on the music which
turned into more atmospheric Pagan dark kind of black metal.
Fourth album “Return To Abandoned” brought the band to international level. The album achieved the highest
ratings, even more people discovered the band thanks to the Paragon Records distribution and the band started to
play at many European shows and festivals.
With the fifths record “Wisdom of Centuries” the band changed label for the famous major Candlelight Records
and “Wisdom of Centuries” became the 1st band's album performed on native tongue.
For the moment the band has

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Notorius is a black metal quartett based in the „Miriquidi“. Established in 2010, the Saxoniens combine uffta-beats, atmosphere and classic bm-croaking. The songs increase from compact 3-minute to oversized composions with psychedelic character without loosing any hardness. Presentated is all in solid craftmanship and greatest possible ugliness!

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The Dresden death metal band was founded in 2012 by former STEELCLAD and DONNERSTAHL musician Markus and immediately attracted attention with their first three-song demo. Nevertheless, it took until the summer of 2015 before the highly acclaimed debut "Aurora" was released. On this album, it also proved musically that speed is not always the Saxons' top priority. Unfortunately, the Dresden trio first had to cope with the departure of their guitarist in the following two years and then also had to fill the position of the drummer. When the new line-up was finally in place, new songs were written and quite a few concerts were played before the
pandemic suddenly put all activities of the Saxons on ice. The resulting frustration was discharged in further and more brutal songs, in which the doom portion has been significantly reduced compared to the debut album. With the new album, recorded between the end of 2020 and the spring of
2021, PANZERKREUZER went in search of a label and finally signed with German Democratic Recordings in the fall of 2021. On their second album "October" the Dresdeners now present forty minutes of the best old school death metal and remain lyrically true to their original line.

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The band Traktates was formed in 2016 with Mortak and Immoth. At first it was just fun music, but through increased requests and small gigs has developed into a serious growing band. In the first 4 years they experimented with several styles of music from the metal field, thus a mixture of black doom metal has developed. The current drummer of the band is Helltrasher. He is known from the bands Trimonium and Invoker.
Live the battle is fought

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Waldgeflüster: Black Metal – Emotional, Profound, Nature-Bound…

Waldgeflüster shows an individual mix of melancholic and nature-bound topics. The project, which was founded in autumn 2005, renders homage to Black Metal and its complexity with every note and every word of the lyrical songs. The first demo „Stimmen im Wind" was released in the summer of the following year. Via the Label Black Blood Records the debut „Herbstklagen" was published in February 2009. The sound of Waldgeflüster was able to capture the recondite might of nature by harmonic but also overwhelming melodies, while the lyrics underlined the projected thoughts and feelings and therefore perfected the record. With his brother P. Winterherz created the concept-record ‘Femundsmarka – eine Reise in drei Kapitel‘ in 2011.After the release of the follow up "Meine Fesseln", as of August 2014 Waldgeflüster is no longer a solo-project, but a full band. After being live-musicians for several years, Arvagr, Domi, Markus and Thomas are now full members of Waldgeflüster.
With joining the highly acclaimed roster of the Swedish label Nordvis Waldgeflüster released their first split with their brothers Panopticon, shortly followed by the praised album "Ruinen". 2019 will see the release of the successor of this record, further exploring the trademarks of Waldgeflüster but always reaching for new territories.
Since 2007 Waldgeflüster played many shows throughout Europe and the world, incl

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