23:16 - Czerny Reiter I only have III in physical format and have listened to Sentinel and Gnosis. Didn't seem like it would warrant delving much further.
23:13 - 3rdWorld Yeah I agree on it. It is mostly a problem with his latest for me. His early 2 albums were really sweet.
23:08 - Czerny Reiter I appreciate what the guy aims to achieve, but it is way too meandering and the BM parts are not that engaging. Gorgeous ambiences do compensate somewhat, but the heavier sections are often jarring or plain uninspired.
Danish folk metallers Svartsot have announced their new album title and release dates. Their fourth album is being released in cooperation between Svartsot's newly established company, Of Wood And Iron Productions, and the Hungarian label Nail Records, the home to Dalriada. It drops on February 20th in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and three days later in the rest of Europe. A taster from Vældet can be heard in the form of the song "Kilden - I Marker og I Lunde" below.
Iranian melodic death/doom metallers Frequency Of Butterfly Wings are offering up a free download of their brand new single The Cinnabar, which can be found here. You can also stream the digital single at the same location or at the band's Myspace page.
Iranian melodic death/doom metallers Frequency Of Butterfly Wings are offering a free download of four songs from their debut album, which can be found here. These tracks are "Chaos Dreams", "Nocturnal", "Scum" and "Across The Sorrows", taken from their debut album The Butterfly Effect, which was released last year through Palapal Productions. The band is currently working on a new single.