Black Metal sales campaign

Black Metal Sales Campaign - Dark Essence Records

We’re continuing our series of summer sale campaigns and this week we’ll focus on our Black Metal bands.

NORWEGIAN VIKING METALLERS MISTUR DEBUT TRACK FROM UPCOMING ALBUM

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With just over a week to go before they hit the stage at Blastfest, Norwegian Viking Metallers MISTUR have debuted a track from their upcoming sophomore album, which will be released on Dark Essence Records this year. The track “Downfall” can be heard below and at http://mistur.bandcamp.com/track/downfall [bandcamp width=100% height=120 track=2765047416 size=large bgcol=ffffff linkcol=0687f5 tracklist=false […]

NEW ALBUM FROM SLEGEST NEARS COMPLETION. BAND HINTS AT WHAT TO EXPECT

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It’s been a couple of years since Norway’s SLEGEST released their debut full-length album on Dark Essence Records to much critical acclaim, and with fans wondering when they can expect to hear more, the band have today revealed that their sophomore album is well on the way to completion. The new work is being recorded […]

HELHEIM DEBUT TRACK FROM UPCOMING ALBUM

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Dark Essence Records have today debuted a track from “raunijaR”, the upcoming album from Norwegian Viking Metallers HELHEIM. With the album due to hit the streets on the 4th December, the title track “RaunijaR” can be heard below and at https://soundcloud.com/dark-essence-records/helheim-raunijar [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/232639139″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] “raunijaR” which will be the band’s eighth […]

3RD ATTEMPT DEBUT TRACK FROM UPCOMING ALBUM. ARTWORK AND DETAILS REVEALED

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When, in late 2014, guitarists Tchort and BloodPervertor announced that they were leaving Black Metal titans CARPATHIAN FOREST to form their own band the 3rd ATTEMPT, there were some who questioned the wisdom of leaving the safety of such an iconic band in order to start something new. But, less than a year later, on […]

RENDEZVOUS POINT SIGNED TO KARISMA RECORDS

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Fast becoming one of the go-to labels for the Progressive side of music, Karisma Records has today added another string to their bow by signing Norwegian Prog Rockers RENDEZVOUS POINT. The band will kick off their collaboration with Karisma Records with the release of a single titled “Wasteland”, together with a music video, towards the […]

DARK ESSENCE RECORDS SIGNS NORWEGIAN BLACK METALLERS ORKAN

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Bergen-based Dark Essence Records, one of the fastest growing and most respected Norwegian labels, have announced the signing of Black Metallers ORKAN, and are set to release the band’s sophomore full-length album “Livlaus” later this year. ORKAN’s four-man lineup was formed in 2008 by TAAKE’s live guitarist Gjermund Fredheim and ex- BYFROST drummer Rune Nesse. […]

NEW ALBUM FROM NORWEGIAN BLACK / FOLK METALLERS GALAR OUT TODAY

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Dark Essence Records proudly presents a new album from Norwegian Black/ Folk metallers GALAR. Release date 16.3.2015 With the release of “Til alle heimsens endar” in 2010, the Bergen based Norwegian Black / Folk metal band GALAR received a lot of good response, which also ended up in their first live appearances. The core duo […]

A SECOND TRACK DEBUTED FROM UPCOMING ALBUM FROM EXPERIMENTAL POST METALLERS KRAKOW

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Dark Essence Records have today debuted “luminauts”, the opening track from “amaran”, the third full-length album from Norwegian Experimental Post Metallers KRAKOW, which is due to hit the streets on both CD, 12″ vinyl and digital formats on the 9th of February. “luminauts”, together with the recently debuted track “atom” from “amaran”, can be heard […]

EXPERIMENTAL POST METALLERS KRAKOW REVEAL ALBUM DETAILS AND DEBUT TRACK

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If fans of KRAKOW thought they knew exactly what to expect from the upcoming album from the Norwegian Experimental Post Metallers, they are going to be very surprised, because, with “amaran”, the band has chosen to explore not only the calmer side of their sound, but also the more experimental, drone side, creating a work […]

TAAKE’s NEW ALBUM ‘STRIDENS HUS’ OUT TODAY

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DARK ESSENCE RECORDS proudly presents TAAKE’s sixth full-lenght studioalbum ‘Stridens Hus’ “Stridens hus” takes the unique Taake sound and develops it further. Still true to the spirit of the old Norwegian Black Metal, Hoest breathes new life into the genre by introducing different elements that ensure the sound remains fresh and relevant. Some parts are […]

DARK ESSENCE RECORDS RELEASES NEW TAAKE EP ‘KULDE’

DARK ESSENCE RECORDS releases new EP from TAAKE called 'Kulde'.

DARK ESSENCE RECORDS RELEASES NEW TAAKE EP “KULDE” As a warm-up to the upcoming Taake fullenght studioalbum “Stridens Hus” – DARK ESSENCE RECORDS is happy to release a new TAAKE EP. The EP is called “KULDE” (English: Cold). It contains exclusive new material from Taake and a cover of The Cure. You can listen to […]

DETAILS OF NEW TAAKE ALBUM REVEALED AND NEW TRACK DEBUTED

DARK ESSENCE RECORDS releases new EP from TAAKE called 'Kulde'.

With the traditional three year wait between TAAKE albums now over, Dark Essence Records has today announced the first details of what will be the iconic Norwegian band’s sixth full-length album. Titled “Stridens hus”, the seven-track album is set for release on the 8th December world-wide, with the exception of Germany, Austria and Switzerland, where […]

LEGENDARY NORWEGIANS HADES ALMIGHTY LOSE FRONTMAN

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In a statement that caught fans of the legendary Norwegian band by surprise, HADES ALMIGHTY frontman and bassist Janto has announced that after 22 years he will be leaving the band. Both Janto and the remaining members have reassured fans that his reasons for leaving are purely personal, and that relations between everyone are still […]

BLACK-FOLK METALLERS GALAR REVEAL DETAILS AND ARTWORK OF UPCOMING ALBUM

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Dark Essence Records have today revealed details, including the artwork and track-listing, for “De gjenlevende”, the upcoming album from Norwegian Black-Folk Metallers GALAR. Mixed and recorded at Bergen’s Conclave and Earshot Studio by producer and VULTURE INDUSTRIES frontman Bjørnar E. Nilsen, “De gjenlevende” (The Bereaved) is a follow up to 2010’s “Til Alle Heimsens Endar”, […]

DARK ESSENCE RECORDS RENEWS CONTRACT WITH HADES ALMIGHTY

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Although the band’s recorded output has lain virtually dormant since 2004 when Dark Essence Record re-released their 2001 classic “The Pulse of Decay”, things are definitely starting to stir in the HADES ALMIGHTY recording front, so much so, in fact, that Dark Essence have renewed their contract and are planning to release a new album […]