Belarusian instrumental black metal trio krvvla set release date for their new single


Belarusian instrumental black metal trio krvvla is about to release their new (maxi) single. Keeping true to the tradition of one-letter album titles, the band named their upcoming track "T". This is krvvla’s 5th release since their formation in 2015. The track features a mixture of black and death metal that sounds more like a dialogue between the two subgenres rather than their fusion. The single is set to be released on July 5, 2019 and will be available on all music streaming platforms.

Check out the teaser right now:

krvvla is a three-piece instrumental black metal band based in Minsk, Belarus. Formed in 2015, the band has already released 4 EPs and shared the stage with such bands as HexisWiegedoodCeleste, andFuria. Even though they've been playing together for only 4 years, each of the band members has at least a decade of experience in playing in various local bands (Crown For the Rat KingCoatBarrowSen Deni,ScenarioChallenger Deep).


Many of the tracks on Obsession, the new album from Carry The Torch, were originally written in 2009/2010. Over the next few years, Philip (guitars) honed these raw gems into more coherent and melodic structures which form the base of the albums sound.

Philip (vocals) brought in Dennis to contribute towards lyrics and melody and together they continued to rewrite and rearrange the songs. Some songs were kept in their original form (Bow Down, Awakening), others were torn apart, rebuilt, rearranged and so on. For example, the track New Hell contains just one original riff from the old version, the rest was written in 2016. Most of the songs were made in a similar way, however, they did spend more time of arrangements, melodies and hooks this time to create the very best they were able to make which in their own opinion they achieved.

All guitars were recorded in his home studio by Philip. He also programmed all the drums for this particular release (Björn joined after the record already recorded and the bass was done by the groups old friend, Håkan Johansson.

Lyrically, the theme of the album became ‘fire’. In some songs this can be represented in a few words and in others such as The Scorching and Flame Of A 1000 Suns, the whole thing is based on the concept of fire rising from the ashes and also with some apocalyptic feelings to it.

The vocals were recorded at a studio in Mörbylånga, Öland, close to where Dennis was born, which made him feel at home and had a great deal of impact on the way everything came out. Carry The Torch are very proud of their efforts on Obsession have never been this excited to unleash their new album to an unsuspecting world.

Keep the flame burning and enjoy!

Obsession | Released July 2nd, 2019 on Sliptrick Records

Track Listing:
01. Obsession | 02. Bow Down | 03. A New Hell | 04. Die Standing | 05. Awakening | 06. The Scorching | 07. Flame Of A 1000 Suns | 08. Black Dog | 09. All Or Nothing | 10. Blackened Screams

Artwork by Amanda Louli | Produced by Philip Nilsson | Mixed by Philip Nilsson | Mastered by Magnus “Mankan” Sedenberg | All music by Philip Nilsson | All lyrics by Dennis Johansson

Carry The Torch are:
Dennis Johansson – Vocals | Philip Nilsson – Guitar | Victor Wahlstedt – Guitar | Björn Lindgren – Drums

Band links: Facebook | Youtube | Instagram | On Sliptrick

ANGELES New Single Freedom Released Available For Streaming

Dark Star Records is pleased to announce  the release of the new single "Freedom" by the Legendary LA Rockers ANGELES, featuring Gwendolyn Casella, the band's new singer, on Lead Vocals! Now available worldwide, here:

Dale Lytle and Dave Raudman united the musicians that would form the band known as Angeles. Their first Hollywood gig was at the Troubadour where they were setting attendance records playing the midnight slot on Sunday nights. They also played at The Whiskey and The Roxy on the Sunset strip in Hollywood California they became one of L.A.’s largest Indie bands of the 80’s. They performed at Devonshire Downs outdoor stadium to over 6,000 people twice and also played In-A-Godda_Da-Vida with Ron Bushy from Iron Butterfly.

In 1984, Angeles performed at the Reseda Country Club, appearing with Bon Jovi. They have also shared a stage with Quiet Riot, Motley Crue, Ratt, Guns N’ Roses, Metallica, and Ronnie James Dio, Jefferson Starship, Robbie Krieger of the Doors, Jack Russell’s “Great White”, The Tubes, Foghat, Y&T, Michael Schenker,and Dokken just to name a few of the legends of Rock N Roll. Signed to Mystic records, Angeles recorded their debut album “We’re No Angels”. In 1984. They were featured in the1985 September issue of Hit Parader magazine. A number of Angeles’ songs, including “Nasty Girls”, “You Want Me To Love You”, and “Can’t Find the Words” has been played on nationwide radio stations.

In 1999, their album “No Limits” was featured on 95.5 KLOS Local Licks Sunday night program. Angeles was honored to not only be featured on the program four times, but they were also the only band to ever have six songs played on a Double Local Licks feature in a single program. During one week in 1999, “Can’t Find the Words” was played 527 times. The song continued to play nationwide on radio stations. Angeles has released 12 album (CDs) to date. On February 2019, ANGELES emerged to Dark Star Records/Sony. The band's new album will released on October 1st 2019 on Dark Star Records/Sony.
October 4th show, with ANGEL, will also be ANGELES' release party of the upcoming album, coming out on October 1st, 2019, via Dark Star Records! More information will be revealed soon!

ANGELES Summer/Fall tour dates:
July 20th - Petie's Place - Tarzana, CA
August 16th - Universal Bar And Grill, North Hollywood, CA
September 1st - Backyard Bash - Rainbow Bar - West Hollywood, CA
September 6th - Backstage Bar & Billards - Las Vegas, CA
September 7th - Barbary Coast Saloon - Murray, Utah
September 20th - Whisky A Go Go - w/TBA
October 4th - Whisky A Go Go w/ ANGEL

More information at:
Dark Star Records/Sony here:

IRONWILL New Album Jonathan's Journey

“Jonathan’Journey” is a concept album with social content about bullying and personae evolution; the story of Jonathan, a kid victim of bullying who lost his soul in a mirror, creating a mask for himself and becoming in the decades of follow Ironwill, the man. Each song tells the passages from Jonathan to Ironwill, the steps of the evolution of the “refuge” character. At the end after falling into the hell of the pain of the soul, Ironwill finds his evolution as a man after the collapse of the dam and the reunion with Jonathan. The man and the child join hands and resume the path of life with the transparency and genuineness of Jonathan and the maturity of Ironwill. The project is enriched by the essential contribution of Marzio Francone as producer and drummer as well as Real Input.

IRONWILL involves on the bass Tony “The Fretless Monster” Franklin, who played with the most amazing musicians as Jimi Page, Paul Rodgers, Chris Slade, the Blue Murder, John Sykes, Carmine Appice, David Gilmour, Kate Bush, Whitesnake, Donna Lewis, Gary Hoey, Pat Travers). Each song is played by different singers: Piero Leporale (Uli Jon Roth, Michael, Angelo Batio, Andrea Braido, Vinny & Carmine Appice), Federica “Kifrah” Gerotto, AndreaRock (Virgin Radio) e Roberta Morgana (Jester Beast, Morgana). In December 2018 came out the EP “Bees and Flies” in preview, with four songs, available on all digital stores and in streaming. The first single and video “Ironwill” (feat. Annamaria Barbera “Sconsolata”) was unleashed on January 10th 2019, getting thousands of views in a few hours.

“Jonathan’Journey” tracklisting:

1- The Mirror
2- Demons on the Floor
3- The Infinity
4- Playing on and on
5- Bees and Flies
6- I Believe
7- Time
 8- Angel
9- Ironwill
10- The Dam

MAERORMID Stasi 2019

The MAERORMID project was born in 2008 with the intent to create a minimal and experimental design, they did not have the limitation of a particular genre, but to expand those boundaries.The inspiration was inevitably influenced by the change and life and therefore with a different nature. That which is born is not easy to assimilate and interpret, but a mirror that reflects emotions and moods very personal and subjective, as evolving stream.

"Stasi" tracklist:
1. Aura
2. Universo sepolto
3. Martire
4. Il muro ad ovest
5. Stasi
6. Mater (Dolore)
7. Invocazione
8. Dissolvenza
Running Time: 56'00

Album: "Stasi"
Online Release: 21/06/2019
Label: Volcano Records
Genre: Doom/Black Metal

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