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LEAVES’ EYES — the German/Norwegian band formed by ex-THEATRE OF TRAGEDY singer Liv Kristine Espenaes Krull and members of ATROCITY — will release its new album, “Symphonies Of The Night”, on November 13 in Spain, Sweden and Norway; November 15 in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Finland and Benelux; November 18 in the rest of Europe; and on November 26 in North America via Napalm Records. The CD was produced by Liv‘s husband, ATROCITY singer and LEAVES’ EYES co-vocalist Alexander Krull, at his Mastersound Studio in Germany. The cover artwork was created by Heile (a.k.a. Stefan Heilemann).

“Symphonies Of The Night” track listing:

01. Hell To The Heavens
02. Fading Earth
03. Maid Of Lorraine
04. Galswintha
05. Symphony Of The Night
06. Saint Cecelia
07. Hymn To The Lone Sands
08. Angel And The Ghost
09. Éléonore De Provence
10. Nightshade
11. Ophelia
12. Eileen’s Ardency (bonus track)*
13. One Caress (bonus track)**

* feat. Carmen Elise Espenæs (MIDNATTSOL, SAVN)
** DEPECHE MODE cover

Says LEAVES’ EYES: “We couldn’t be more proud of the final result.

“Expect this album to be the heaviest and most epic LEAVES’ EYES experience to date: it will haunt you, even in your dreams.”

Liv previously stated about the upcoming LEAVES’ EYES CD : “We have taken a great inspirational step since the production of ‘Meredead’, both sound-wise and vocal-wise.

“It has been such a pleasure evolving in my singing techniques and knowledge and I thank my band members for giving me an inspirational kick when I needed to gain momentum behind the microphone.

‘Symphonies Of The Night’ is hauntingly dream-like and heavy to the core!”

LEAVES’ EYES released a digital-only EP, “Melusine”, on December 16, 2011 in Europe and December 20, 2011 in the U.S. via Napalm Records. The five-track EP effort included no less than four previously unreleased songs.

LEAVES’ EYES‘ latest album, “Meredead”, entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 32. Released on April 22, 2011 in Germany, Austria and Switzerland via Napalm Records, the effort was made available exclusively as limited-edition mediabook CD, including bonus track and bonus DVD “Live At The Metal Female Voices Fest”, strictly limited-edition deluxe box set and regular jewel case.

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Dutch/Norwegian rockers THE GATHERING will release their new 43-minute album, “Afterwords”, in September on CD, vinyl and other formats. In addition to the three songs that originally appeared on the “Afterlights” EP in 2012, the new disc contains two fresh “Disclosure” remakes as well as three brand new THE GATHERING tracks and a cover version of a song called “Areas”. The album’s title track, “Afterwords”, features a guest appearance on vocals by founding THE GATHERING member Bart Smits and it “shows the ‘other’ side of Bart‘s dynamic voice,” according to the band. Contributing “great trumpet parts” to the CD once again is Noel Hofman.

“Afterwords” track listing:

01. S.I.B.A.L.D.
02. Echoes Keep Growing
03. Afterwords
04. Tuning In, Fading Out
05. Areas
06. Gemini III
07. Afterlights
08. Sleep Paralysis
09. Bärenfels

The song “Afterwords” can now be streamed in the YouTube clip below.

THE GATHERING has scheduled shows in The Netherlands, Norway and France in November. This will mark the band’s first time playing in Norway since 2001, and the first THE GATHERING show for singer Silje Wergeland — who was previously in the Norwegian band OCTAVIA SPERATI — on her home turf.

THE GATHERING‘s latest album, “Disclosure”, was released on September 12, 2012 via the band’s own Psychonaut Records. The CD cover artwork was created by the Chilean artist Carlos Vergara Rivera.



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Dutch/Norwegian rockers THE GATHERING will release their new 43-minute album, “Afterwords”, in September on CD, vinyl and other formats. In addition to the three songs that originally appeared on the “Afterlights” EP in 2012, the new disc contains two fresh “Disclosure” remakes as well as three brand new THE GATHERING tracks and a cover version of a song called “Areas”. The album’s title track, “Afterwords”, features a guest appearance on vocals by founding THE GATHERING member Bart Smits and it “shows the ‘other’ side of Bart‘s dynamic voice,” according to the band. Contributing “great trumpet parts” to the CD once again is Noel Hofman.

“Afterwords” track listing:

01. S.I.B.A.L.D.
02. Echoes Keep Growing
03. Afterwords
04. Tuning In, Fading Out
05. Areas
06. Gemini III
07. Afterlights
08. Sleep Paralysis
09. Bärenfels

The song “Echoes Keep Growing” can now be streamed in the YouTube clip below.

THE GATHERING has scheduled shows in The Netherlands, Norway and France in November. This will mark the band’s first time playing in Norway since 2001, and the first THE GATHERING show for singer Silje Wergeland — who was previously in the Norwegian band OCTAVIA SPERATI — on her home turf.

THE GATHERING‘s latest album, “Disclosure”, was released on September 12, 2012 via the band’s own Psychonaut Records. The CD cover artwork was created by the Chilean artist Carlos Vergara Rivera.



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LEAVES’ EYES — the German/Norwegian band formed by ex-THEATRE OF TRAGEDY singer Liv Kristine Espenaes Krull and members of ATROCITY — has completed work on its new album, “Symphonies Of The Night”, for a late 2013 release via Napalm Records. The CD is being produced by Liv‘s husband, ATROCITY singer and LEAVES’ EYES co-vocalist Alexander Krull, at his Mastersound Studio in Germany.

Says LEAVES’ EYES: “We couldn’t be more proud of the final result.

“Expect this album to be the heaviest and most epic LEAVES’ EYES experience to date: it will haunt you, even in your dreams.

“We’re also proud to unveil the cover of ‘Symphonies Of The Night’, designed by our longtime friend Heile [Stefan Heilemann].

“Be aware of more information concerning the album, release date and upcoming tours soon!”

Liv previously stated about the upcoming LEAVES’ EYES CD : “We have taken a great inspirational step since the production of ‘Meredead’, both sound-wise and vocal-wise.

“It has been such a pleasure evolving in my singing techniques and knowledge and I thank my band members for giving me an inspirational kick when I needed to gain momentum behind the microphone.

‘Symphonies Of The Night’ is hauntingly dream-like and heavy to the core!”

LEAVES’ EYES released a digital-only EP, “Melusine”, on December 16, 2011 in Europe and December 20, 2011 in the U.S. via Napalm Records. The five-track EP effort included no less than four previously unreleased songs.

LEAVES’ EYES‘ latest album, “Meredead”, entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 32. Released on April 22, 2011 in Germany, Austria and Switzerland via Napalm Records, the effort was made available exclusively as limited-edition mediabook CD, including bonus track and bonus DVD “Live At The Metal Female Voices Fest”, strictly limited-edition deluxe box set and regular jewel case.

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LEAVES’ EYES — the German/Norwegian band formed by ex-THEATRE OF TRAGEDY singer Liv Kristine Espenaes Krull and members of ATROCITY — is mixing its new album, “Symphonies Of The Night”, for a late 2013 release via Napalm Records.

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After releasing their sophomore album Meir last month, the Norwegian band Kvelertak are currently on tour in North America. I caught up with the band’s vocalist Erlend Hjelvik for a discussion on the new album, the very creative “Bruane Brenn” video, the tour and other topics.

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The Norwegian band Kvelertak will embark on a North American headlining tour in April in support of their latest album Meir, which will be released March 26 on Roadrunner records. Opening bands on the trek include Cancer Bats and Black Tusk.

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Guitarist Sander Van Der Meer of LEAVES’ EYES — the German/Norwegian band formed by ex-THEATRE OF TRAGEDY singer Liv Kristine Espenaes Krull and members of ATROCITY — was forced to miss the group’s March 2 headlining appearance at the Mittelalter Rock festival in Illingen, Germany.

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Ace Norwegian rockers Audrey Horne have announced a special London show to take place this Wednesday (Feb 27) at the Garage, and we have some tickets to give away!

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The band also recently debuted new video Redemption Blues, which is well good and below:

Redemption Blues is taken from the Norwegian band’s fourth studio album, Youngblood, which is due out on Napalm Records on February 4 in the UK.

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Ace Norwegian rockers Audrey Horne have announced a special London show to take place later this month! The guys will be hitting the Upstairs bit at the London Garage on February 27, with tickets below. Get on this, people; we reckon these will go pretty damn quick:

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The band also recently debuted new video Redemption Blues, which is well good and below:

Redemption Blues is taken from the Norwegian band’s fourth studio album, Youngblood, which is due out on Napalm Records on February 4 in the UK.

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