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SEAR BLISS Leader ANDRAS Launches Solo Project ARKHĒ

Andras, the leader of the acclaimed Hungarian black metal band SEAR BLISS, has launched a new project called ARKHĒ. Says Andras: "I've formed this 'band' in order to express my diverse feelings and thoughts with the help of a wider range of instrumentation and without any musical boundaries. "It's been a while since I started ...

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SEAR BLISS To Celebrate 20th Anniversary With Special Show

Acclaimed Hungarian black metal band SEAR BLISS will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a monumental show in Budapest on December 6. The band will play a special set, including songs they never performed live before and besides the current lineup, this once-in-a-lifetime spectacular show will include the appearance of some previous band members and special ...

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SEAR BLISS To Celebrate 20th Anniversary

Hungarian black metallers SEAR BLISS started this year with a new lineup, as Zoltan Vigh from BORNHOLM replaced Csaba Csejtei on guitar due to Csaba's other commitments. Csaba is still a great friend of SEAR BLISS and will contribute to the new album too, but he is no longer an active member of the band. ...

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THEUDHO And WAELCYRGE To Release Split EP

Underground acts THEUDHO and WAELCYRGE, both of whom hail from the Dutch-speaking part of Belgium, will release a seven-inch split EP with previously unreleased material in early 2013 through Aurora Australis Records. THEUDHO recently issued a promotional video for "Niðr ok Norðr", a track from their latest release, "When Ice Crowns the Earth", which was ...

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BORNHOLM Working On New Album

Hungarian pagan/black metal band BORNHOLM is working on its new album, "Inexorable Defiance", at Pannonia Studios with Viktor Scheer (ex-SEAR BLISS) as producer. The CD will contain 11 tracks which are said to be "more complex and much detailed than anything before in the history of the band. Wrath, monumentality and sparkling splendor that marks ...

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GRIEF OF EMERALD Preparing To Release 'The Devils Deep'

Swedish death/black metal band GRIEF OF EMERALD will release its fourth album, "The Devils Deep", on June 3 through Non Serviam Records. The first CD to feature the group's current lineup sees GRIEF OF EMERALD "increase[ing] the power by adding some new intricate songs, boosting harmonies with haunting keyboards, tight double-bass drumming, backed by a ...

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THULCANDRA Recording New Album

THULCANDRA — the reactivated German black/death metal band featuring members of OBSCURA, DARK FORTRESS and HELFAHRT — has issued the following update: "We just entered well known Woodshed Studios to record our second full-length [album] 'Under A Frozen Sun' alongside producer V. Santura. Seraph (DARK FORTRESS) will take care of the drum duties for the ...

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Former SEAR BLISS Members Launch I DIVINE

Former SEAR BLISS members István Neubrandt (guitar), Attila Kovács (guitar), Zoltán Pál (trombone) and Zoltán Schönberger (drums) have launched a brand new band called I DIVINE. Commented the group: "The split [with SEAR BLISS mainman András Nagy] happened due to personal issues that [were] rooted in disagreement between us concerning band management. These disagreements led ...

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SEAR BLISS Announces New Lineup

Hungarian black metallers SEAR BLISS have issued the following update: "Though some important changes happened in the SEAR BLISS camp last year, there was no official statement so far, as we decided to be in silence for some time. We didn't care to spread news about it. We concentrated only on the band, new songs, ...

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SEAR BLISS Trombone Player To Guest On New SIGH Album

Zoltán Pál, the trombone player for the Hungarian black metal band SEAR BLISS, will appear as a guest musician on Japanese experimental black metallers SIGH's next album. Commented Pál: "When SIGH announced that they were looking for brass players for their upcoming album, I decided to send them an e-mail. I liked their latest record, ...

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