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AETERNUS PROPHET "Exclusion Of Non-Dominated Material" /CD/

May, 19 2016

The second full-length album by Ukrainian Oldschool Raw Black/Death Metal band. Rude groove riffs with black & dark parts mixed with Doom Metal moods. Vocals has become rougher, a lower impaling to the very viscera growl has appeared. The lyrics written in Ukrainian draw you into the atmosphere of struggle, unrelenting hatred of the reckless activities of certain social sectors and let you think about what your life depends on your own, without strong desire to develop, and without pushing for action - it will remain useless and pathetic. Recommended for fans of such bands as: Novembers Doom, Rotting Christ, Sceptic Flesh, Belphegor, and Behemoth. Metal Scrap Records, 2016 (MSR122/CD).

Biography: http://metalscraprecords.com/en/component/content/article/63-project-events/4818-aeternus-prophet

AETERNUS PROPHET - Exclusion Of Non-Dominated Material (Official teaser): https://youtu.be/RKX0F66ZuhI

CD release date: Ukraine: 19.05.2016; Japan: 20.05.2016; Europe: 03.06.2016; UK: 10.06.2016; North & South America: 24.06.2016 Digital release date: Worldwide: 10.06.2016; North & South America: 24.06.2016

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EX ANIMO "Neverday" /CD/

April, 14 2016

Second full-length album by Ukrainian Melodic Doom/Dark Metal band. The first official release of Ex Animo is a well-balanced mix of Dark, Doom and Symphonic Metal. Album features tracks from "Souglass" EP accompanied by the five completely new tracks. Aggressive, but still melodic sound, dark atmosphere and thoughtful lyrics - it is the result of several years of experiments inspired by the genius of Anathema, Moonspell, The Gathering, Black Sun Aeon, October Tide, Swallow The Sun and Paradise Lost. Neverday - is the moment when a man will finally be able to throw away the burden of fake and imposed values, listen to his inner self and realize why he came in this world... this is the day that never comes. Whether you are haunted by the ghosts from the past or suppressed by the fear of the future, you will find a song that echoes in you! Metal Scrap Records, 2016 (MSR121/CD).

Biography: http://metalscraprecords.com/en/component/content/article/63-project-events/4815-ex-animo

EX ANIMO - Neverday (Official teaser): https://youtu.be/Q9aISwevlb4

CD release date: Ukraine: 14.04.2016; Japan: 15.04.2016; Europe/UK: 13.05.2016; North & South America: 10.06.2016 Digital release date: Worldwide: 13.05.2016; North & South America: 10.06.2016

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FAUSTTOPHEL "Sancta Simplicitas" /CD/ March, 31 2016

The second full-length album by Russian Melodic Black/Death Metal band. Electric polarity between aggressiveness of Black Metal and melodics of instrumental experiments covered by poetic lyrics. The second album has not lost the distinctive feature of the band - a bilingual lyrics, where original tunes intertwined in Russian and Ukrainian languages, maintaining the mystique of Gogol and soft lullabies melodiousness of folk songs. Poetry has a special place: melo-declamations, fragments of poems of the Silver Age era, joined together with melody of Ukrainian speech. Fausttophel do not adhere to strict canons as part of its style and constantly experimenting with arrangements. However, in the album clearly heard the old-school sound of music, instead of the newfangled sound. All this contrasted to the aggressive blasts, powerful high-speed guitar riffs and avant-garde instrumental compositions. The new album like its predecessor is eclectic - it generates special recognizable musical underscore of Fausttophel. For fans of: Dissection, Edge Of Sanity, Emperor, Gates Of Ishtar, Dimmu Borgir, Hecate Enthroned, Old Man's Child, Rotting Christ, Opeth, etc. Another Side Records, 2016 (ASR16-120).

Biography: http://metalscraprecords.com/en/categoryblog/4298-fausttophel

CD release date: Ukraine: 31.03.2016; Russia: 14.04.2016; Japan: 15.04.2016; Worldwide: 06.05.2016 Digital release date: Worldwide: 06.05.2016

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DRUKNROLL "In The Game / В Игре" /CD/

DRUKNROLL "In The Game / В Игре" /CD/ March, 17 2016

The fourth full-length album by Russian Progressive Melodic Modern Thrash/Death Metal band. No intro, none philosophical controversy about Good and Evil, no anticipations... after the five-second bass solo you will hear a concrete slab of 10 different compositions! Hard guitar riffs go together with atmospheric key melodies, dynamic solos change into the lyrical music of the acoustic guitar, high-speed drums transform into the expressional vocal growl, modern samples just up into this absolutely tasty cocktail!! Highly recommended fans of: Children Of Bodom, Soilwork, Mercenary, Degradead, Dark Tranquillity, Svartstorm and In Flames!!! Metal Scrap Records, 2016 (MSR119/CD).

Biography: http://metalscraprecords.com/en/bands/63-project-events/2461-druknroll

CD release date: Ukraine: 17.03.2016; Russia: 07.04.2016; Japan: 08.04.2016; Worldwide: 06.05.2016; North & South America: 06.05.2016 Digital release date: Worldwide: 06.05.2016; North & South America: 06.05.2016

Listen to "In The Game / В Игре" on BandCamp: https://metalscraprecords.bandcamp.com/album/druknroll-in-the-game

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MIND AFFLICTION "Into The Void" /CD/

MIND AFFLICTION "Into The Void" /CD/ February, 05 2016

The second full-length album by Polish Progressive Black/Death Metal band. "Into The Void" explores an idea of cosmic chaos and the terror of the unknown, leaning towards Lovecraftian themes. Album retains the haunting melodic quality and genre's diversity of the first record, while enhancing it with tighter and more rhythmical guitar lines, and heavy hitting drums. The two vocals, for which the band has become known for, are as aggressive as ever, and - together with the brutal guitarwork - create a powerful mix, while pushing the listener further towards the precipice of madness! For fans of: Behemoth, Cannibal Corpse, Immolation and more!! Metal Scrap Records, 2016 (MSR117/CD).

Biography: http://metalscraprecords.com/en/bands/63-project-events/3608-mind-affliction

CD release date: Ukraine: 05.02.2016; Poland: 05.02.2016; Japan: 10.02.2016; Worldwide: 15.02.2016; North & South America: 19.02.2016; Russia: 20.02.2016 Digital release date: Worldwide: 15.02.2016; North & South America: 19.02.2016

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CYDIA "Victims Of System" /CD/

The second full-length album by Russian Melodic Groove Metal band. As it was planned, the album sounds aggressive, heavy, as well as very melodic and ambient. It’s also loaded with electronic samples, keyboards and cello. The songs include old school and modern Heavy Metal approach, original solos, harsh vocals with philosophical and even social subject matters. All tracks are sustained in one concept and thoroughly imbued with emotions, the atmosphere of time and inner breath, album fully "reflects a generation" both in riffs and lyrics. For fans of: Devildriver, Chimaira and Soulfly!! Metal Scrap Records, 2016 (MSR116/CD)

Biography: http://metalscraprecords.com/en/bands/63-project-events/1973-cydia

CD release date: Ukraine: 10.12.2015; Russia: 12.12.2015; Japan: 30.12.2015; Worldwide: 15.02.2016; North & South America: 19.02.2016 Digital release date: Worldwide: 15.02.2016; North & South America: 19.02.2016

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KADAR "Essence" /Digital MLP/

December 03, 2015

The second mini-album by Progressive Melodic Death/Thrash Metal band from Kazakhstan. "Essence" - is the portion of the bright, technical, Progressive music. Progressive Melodic Death Metal with appreciable influence of Jazz, Thrash, Heavy and Groove Metal. Unconventional tunes intertwined with an unusual atmosphere, provoking a headbandging drive. Catchy riffs and an abundance of beautiful guitar solos will pleasure maniacs of "intelligent" music. Recommended for fans of: Testament, Carcass, Death, as well as just lovers of good, hard, uncompromising and "intelligent" music! Metal Scrap Records, 2015 (MSR115/DT).

Biography: http://metalscraprecords.com/en/bands/63-project-events/4523-kadar

Release date: Worldwide: 03.12.2015

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XPUS "Sanctus Dominus Deus Sabaoth" /CD/

XPUS "Sanctus Dominus Deus Sabaoth" /CD/ November, 12 2015

Debut full-length album by Italian Black/Death Metal band. 10 tracks of pure darkness and blasphemy. Touch the primordial Evil essence. Slow and heavy funeral moments blended with the classic speed and brutality as demand this kind of music. Recommended to Black Metal fans in general, as well as to those who love the blackest, dirtiest, rawest Death Metal, to those who listen to War Metal. Also recommended for fans of: Archgoat, Pseudogod, Black Witchery, Morbosidad, Diocletian, Blasphemy, Proclamation etc... Another Side Records, 2015 (ASR14-114).

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Biography: http://metalscraprecords.com/en/component/content/article/63-project-events/4767-xpus

CD release date: Ukraine: 12.11.2015; Italy: 13.11.2015; Japan: 13.11.2015; North & South America: 11.12.2015; Worldwide: 14.12.2015 Digital release date: North & South America: 11.12.2015; Worldwide: 14.12.2015

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PEDOPHILE PRIESTS "Dark Transgression Of The Soul" /CD/

November, 05 2015

Debut full-length album by Polish Death Metal band. Hybrid of technique, melody and aggression embodied in inhuman speed. Mixture of Death and Thrash Metal contained in 9 songs bringing all what the best in genres. A lyrical journey through dark corners of the human mind pervading the universe. Extraordinary tunes for people looking for remarkable music. The music that has “this something”. Recommended for fans of: Morbid Angel, Nile, Hate Eternal, Pestilence, Vader, Sarcofago and more!! Metal Scrap Records, 2015 (MSR113/CD).

Biography: http://metalscraprecords.com/en/component/content/article/63-project-events/4765-pedophile-priests

CD release date: Ukraine: 05.11.2015; Poland: 05.11.2015; Japan: 06.11.2015; Worldwide: 07.12.2015; North & South America: 11.12.2015 Digital release date: Worldwide: 07.12.2015; North & South America: 11.12.2015

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DIESEAR "Ashes Of The Dawn"

Official worldwide release of the debut full-length album by Taiwanese Melodic Death Metal band. After EP and mini-album, masters of Eastern Melodic Death Metal returns with their first LP! Released in 2013 for Taiwan, Korea and Japan only, this album is, just like the title, full of the sounds of flames and dawns. Combined with incredible solo technique, the album is filled up with the aura and conceptions of Melodic Death Metal. The violent riffing of guitarist Chris-J, grief licks from guitarist Sui and Melodic Death scream from vocalist Kurenai is prove again the music style of Diesear. After years eliminating and refining, Diesear gradually raise popularity at home and abroad. Repeatedly they were invited as guests to participate in the Asian shows and tours of foreign bands. With the latest album, "Ashes Of The Dawn", Diesear has gradually began to receive praise and attention from foreign fans, and become the highest representative Melodic Death Metal band in Taiwan. This album is definitely one of the best Melodic Death Metal records of last few years! Diesear represent Taiwan to shot out to world and this album will be a landmark for young Melodic Death Metal bands!! Worldwide edition features bonus track. Total Metal Records, 2015 (TMR025-112).

Biography: http://metalscraprecords.com/en/component/content/article/63-project-events/4762-diesear

Release date: Ukraine: 01.11.2015; Worldwide: 09.11.2015; North & South America: 11.12.2015

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