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Appreciation of the pioneers

Italian hopefuls ONTBORG were founded in 2017 out of the ashes of Voices Of Decay by former band members to take a new direction with melodic Scandinavian DEATH METAL.

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In February/March 2019 ONTBORG entered the Sound Control Studio to record their thrilling debut album "Within The Depths Of Oblivion"

Official release of the new debut album "Within The Depths Of Oblivion":
May 24th, 2019.


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Groundbreaking spheres

Italian visionary ALBERTO RIGONI, a dedicated composer and addicted to bass guitar, never stops being creative.

Also being bass player in the bands Bad As (Metal) and The Italians (‚Britalian' Pop Rock), the technically accomplished and equally soulful string virtuoso gains rapidly audience in the international music scene for inventive and atmospheric genre-crossing compositions.

ALBERTO RIGONI paints alluring INSTRUMENTAL HEAVY PROGRESSIVE-soundscapes comprehensible to wide varieties of listeners.

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The upcoming new solo album with the well framing title "Prog Injection" shows the refined art of the Italian in absolute perfection.

Official release of the new album "Prog Injection":
June 07th, 2019.


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Touchingly dreamy yearning

The great fascination for folklore and its authentic implementation determines the musical and lyric fortunes of these Bulgarian nature lovers since the band was founded in 2011.

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Most aptly, the quartet's music is described as ATMOSPHERIC FOLKLORE METAL.

With "The Forgotten Song" AEGONIA release their deeply touching debut album.

Official release of the new album "The Forgotten Song":
April 09th, 2019.


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Hard-hitting, delicious powerfeed

Fast, nasty and direct - that's the relentless bludgeon-dance sound of this German anger souls!

The new longplayer "In Cold Blood" has what many want to achieve so desperately: authenticity, attitude and above all undeniable class. After all, the sleek songs of the formation from Altötting sound as real on all levels as the authors themselves are as musicians.


One of MORTAL INFINITY's other specialties are well-dosed, skillfully sophisticated melodies that can make true genre hits out of some tracks through the catchiness that is achieved.

Official release of the new album "In Cold Blood":
September 06th, 2019.


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Vivacious sworn freethinkers

Chicago’s AFTERMATH is one of the pioneering crossover Thrash bands of the 1980s: a band that transformed into one of the most technical Thrash Metal bands of its time on its critically-acclaimed debut album, "Eyes Of Tomorrow".

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AFTERMATH's new release "There Is Something Wrong" is an 11-song opus of TECHNICAL PROGRESSIVE THRASH METAL.

Official release of the new album "There Is Something Wrong":
February 15th, 2019.


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Nostalgics on the height of time

2010 definitely ist the key year in the existence of this proficient youngsters. Since then, INVICTUS continuously refines their already surprisingly homogenous style, which is now presented to the broad public for the first time. 

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So this wonderful melodic and dynamic POWER SPEED METAL came to existence, forged in a typical teutonic way, delivered with a lot of heart and passion. It’s pretty audible on their debut EP "Burst The Curse" that the chemistry within the group is one of a kind.

Official release of the EP "Burst The Curse":
March 15th 2019.


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Crash course in self-control

On the new album buster "Psychosis" singer and guitarist Torsten Schramm, lead guitarist Aaron Vogelsberg, bass-witch Jules RoCkwell and drummer Sam Baw go so massive in the full as never before.

From the start in 2007, narrow-minded folks and rigid ears have been struggling with the edgy sound of the PROGRESSIVE GROOVE METAL formation.

Official release of the album "Psychosis":
Feb. 23rd 2019


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Floating beauty

When guitarist Dario Bortot teamed up with bassist Fabrizio Zilio in 1998 to form ALTHEA, the two initiators clearly envisioned a very special PROGRESSIVE ROCK/METALproject, which should have its own unique sound. And deviating from the standards it should be. 

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Without interrupting their heartfelt live activities, ALTHEA started recording the new and third album with the intriguing title "The Art Of Trees".

Official release date of the album "The Art Of Trees":
January 8th 2019.


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Committed to destiny

In 2009, guitarist Freddie Formis and his brother, drummer Dylan, lifted their own band HELL'S GUARDIAN from the creative baptismal font.

In a richly worth listening, play-cultural high-quality intersection of Amorphis, Edge Of Sanity and In Flames, the band has meanwhile musically found itself entirely. 

At the end of 2017, HELL'S GUARDIAN and producer Fabrizio Romani began recording the new album in his Media Factory studio, which received the symbolically sacral title "As Above So Below".

Official release of the album "As Above So Below":
September 14th, 2018.


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