@skopemag news for december 27, 2018 @ 8 am est

WAN: Mini-album “Gammal är äldst” of Swede black metal force out via Carnal Records

Swedish old school black metal brutes WAN return with a five track mini-album, Gammal är äldst, the followup of their last year’s lauded full length “Wan Way to Hell”. CD is available via Carnal Records from December 21, 2018.

NO CLEAN SINGING offered the advance streaming of the full release ahead of its release date alongside a comprehensive review; can be checked RIGHT HERE.


The Voidz released a video for album track “Pink Ocean” featured on their latest album VIRTUE released earlier this year on Cult Records/RCA Records. Directed by Directed by Johann Rashid, the video offers to fans a recap of their live shows this year with behind the scenes footage.

EVEN VAST release new single and unveil album details

Dark-Doom metal band EVEN VAST reveals album details and new single. After being signed by the Italian label THE GOATMANCER, the band is back with the second song from their upcoming album.

Introducing ‘Nebula Tuesday’ – The Wicker Man For A New Generation

With three tracks introducing audiences to each of the main protagonists, the story will keep you guessing right until the end, whilst the music takes in influences of folk, rock and electro-pop, with the Gaelic language adding even more atmosphere to the tale. Nebula Tuesday is a story which tells us much about ourselves and the human condition and has a dark thread worthy of The Wicker Man.

The first track/video to be released from the project introduces you to the mysterious stranger who has washed up on Blackstone island.

AYYUR : Black Metal From Tunisia – Full stream available on youtube and bandcamp

AYYUR announces the release of the long awaited new MLP “THE LUNATIC CREATURE” in collaboration with Sentient Ruin Laboratories in the US and Vendetta Records in the EU.

Birthed at the very edge of the Mediterranean where the Western world and Europe die and dissolve leaving pace to an ancient and inscrutable frontier land of lost history and arcane mystery, Tunisian black metal enigma AYYUR re-surface after a lengthily slumber with The Lunatic Creature, a new MLP of soul-tearing atmospheric black metal shrouded in malevolent mysticism and superbly impenetrable atmospheres.