Vic Records signed Singapore's Vedic metallers Rudra. Here's the official press release:
"One of the most original black/death metal bands around! Their fifth full length album called "Brahmavidya: Transcendental I" , will be released in Europe by Vic Records on the 6th of July.
Rudra is one of the leaders in the Asian Metal scene. The band was formed way back in 1992 in Singapore. The album "Brahmavidya: Transcendental I" album contains 13 songs of genre-expanding black/death with fascinating ethnic atmospheres, over 60 minutes of highly original and well produced extreme metal. Lyrical themes are the Vedic themes, Ancient Indian Philosophy and Mythology. Rudra is named after the Ancient Vedic god of storm and a form of the God Shiva. The band refer to their music as Vedic metal, paying tribute to the culture and spirituality of their ancestors."