Archive for May, 2012

The Grand Magus’s “The Hunt” and Kreator’s “Phantom Antichrist” on colored vinyl now up for pre-order!

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Grand Magus – The Hunt (white or red vinyl) import from Germany

 

“2LP white or red vinyl in gatefold incl. 3 bonus tracks and poster”

“In the form of “The Hunt”, Swedish riff gods GRAND MAGUS report back impressively! With their sixth studio album and likewise Nuclear Blast debut, the metal purists manage to better their highly celebrated 2010 masterpiece “Hammer Of The North” easily. The trio from Stockholm has always consequently sticked to its own path of evolution without ever leaving behind the gathered experiences – they’ve never casted off their early days’ pumping groove nor their love for epic doom or extreme metal. These trademarks are now being paired with traditional riffs and melodies that rock in the same qualitative league as Judas Priest or Dio have. “The Hunt” was produced by Nico Elgstrand, who managed to put an authentic 70s mark on the record. The guitars roar, the rhythm front around the new drummer Ludwig (Spiritual Beggars and others) grooves as hell and JB outgrows himself as far as the vocals are concerned. Thus, the trio has created a phenomenal and impressive heavy metal opus! GRAND MAGUS was founded by JB Christofferson (vocals/guitars) and Mats “Fox” Skinner (bass) in 1996. Two years later, Fredrik “Trisse” Liefvendahl joined them on the drums and the combo released two demos. In November of 2001 the self-titled debut album – obviously inspired by the late creative period of bands such as Black Sabbath or Deep Purple – was put on the European and US market. “Monument” (2003) and “Wolf’s Return” (2003) followed and could reap rave reviews in the press. In the course of this, the guys refined their style and distinctly started turning to stronger metal influences without denying their roots. With “Iron Will” (2008) the trio gained perfect scores in the specialist press again and was able to win the Metal Hammer Germany sound check. The Swedes’ latest output “Hammer Of The North” turned out to become a milestone within the band history. Once more the heavy metal heroes were overwhelmed with lavish praise and won the sound checks of both German Rock Hard and Metal Hammer magazines. Furthermore, the record vaulted the band to rank 42 of the German album charts. Now the Scandinavians go the extra mile with “The Hunt”. In May, the motto will be: Break cover, go in and win – the wolves are back!”

 

Kreator – Phantom Antichrist (yellow vinyl) import from Germany

 

“Yellow 180g 2LP in gatefold, incl. two lyrics sheets and DIN A2 poster. 45 RPM.”

“Being around for nearly 30 years, Germanys biggest export in thrash metal, KREATOR, have proven to be persistent, innovative and an unstoppable force. Miland “Mille” Petrozza have inspired generations of young bands with their early efforts like “Endless Pain” (1985), “Pleasure To Kill” (1986) or “Extreme Aggression” (1989), but also made statements by their most recent outputs “Violent Revolution” (2001), “Enemy Of God” (2005) and “Hordes Of Chaos” (2009). Enter 2012, KREATOR have finally found a new home with Nuclear Blast Records and deliver the most diverse, melodic and intense album of their entire, long running career. Produced at renowned Fascination Street studios in Örebro, Sweden with famous producer Jens Bogren (OPETH, KATATONIA, AMON AMARTH, SYMPHONY X), “Phantom Antichrist” comes with a clearly transparent, powerful and thundering sound. The classic and impressive artwork which makes the package just perfect was created by Wes Benscoter, who had worked with the likes of BLACK SABBATH, DIO and SLAYER before. Musically as well as lyricwise “Phantom Antichrist” showcases everything KREATOR stand for, even taking it to the next level. Be it pure KREATOResque thrashing madness, solos that actually aren’t only there for statistics but can really be described as what they are and make you wanna shred your personal air guitar all night long, or the most epic moments you’ve ever heard on any KREATOR album – this is what you’ve been longing for the past 3 years and we can only aggree with Mille, who states: “It will blow everything away, the “Big Four” have released in the past few years! Prepare to get your face ripped off!”

 

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Astra – The Black Chord on splatter vinyl now available!

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , on May 11, 2012 by lastrightsrecords.storenvy.com

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Astra – The Black Chord (splatter vinyl) (combination of colors from the sleeve) import from the UK only 500

 

Import from the UK. New and never played LP. Only opened to verify color.

“Born in San Diego but bred in the mists of Avalon, Astra have fast-become a synonym for the ethereal, the sublime, and indeed the genuinely progressive. Ever since 2009’s The Weirding put these analog-inflected San Diego visionaries on the map alongside the likes of co-conspirators Earthless, Diagonal and Dungen, who – like some lost tribe of prog faithful – have brought this unwieldly and much maligned form of music out of the dark ages and in front of a new generation of mellotron-loving cognoscenti.”

1 Cocoon 8:43
2 The Black Chord 14:58
3 Quake Meat 6:39
4 Drift 4:37
5 Bull Torpis 2:54
6 Barefoot In The Head 9:13

Restocks/other new additions:

Botch – Unifying Themes Redux (black vinyl)

Anthrax – Worship Music (picture vinyl) import from Germany

Meshuggah – Koloss (white vinyl) import from Germany only 350

Graveyard – Hisingen Blues (splatter vinyl) import from Germany only 500

Graveyard – s/t (picture vinyl) import from Germany

Pelican – The Wooden Box (discography box set) (black vinyl) import from Germany only 350

White Hills -Frying On This Rock (pink vinyl)

White Hills – Hp-1 (black vinyl)

White Hills – s/t (black vinyl)

White Hills – Heads On Fire (red vinyl)

Toxic Holocaust / Inepsy split (die hard)

Tenet – Sovereign (hand-sprayed vinyl) import from Italy only 250

Sigh – Insomniphobia (red vinyl) import from the UK

Sentenced – Shadows Of The Past (black vinyl) import from Germany

Morbid Angel – Covenant (black vinyl) import from UK

Morbid Angel – Blessed Are The Sick (black vinyl) import from UK

Ihsahn – Angl (black vinyl) import from UK

High On Fire – De Vermis Mysteriis (black vinyl)

Dimmu Borgir – For All Tid (silver vinyl) import from Germany

Darkthrone – Hate Them (black vinyl) import from the UK

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Storm Corrosion – s/t featuring Mikael Åkerfeldt of Opeth and Steven Wilson of Porcupine Tree now available for pre-order on vinyl.

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Storm Corrosion – Storm Corrosion (vinyl color unknown) import from Europe

 

Available Mid-June 2012

“STORM CORROSION is the long-discussed and highly anticipated collaboration between two of the current music scene’s most innovative and multi-talented artists; Porcupine Tree’s Steven Wilson and Mikael Åkerfeldt of Opeth. The pair have been friends since the early ’00s, when Wilson co-produced Opeth’s revered ‘Blackwater Park’ album.

Over the years, they’d often spoken of working on a project together, but it wasn’t until recently that they managed to make something happen, when Mikael flew over to visit Steve in the UK and they ended up in Wilson’s home studio throwing ideas around. That visit was the nascence of a whole self-titled album, written and produced by the pair and mixed by Wilson.

The sound of STORM CORROSION can best be described as enchanting, orchestral, ambient, epic (half the album’s tracks clock in around the 10 minute mark) and nothing short of surprising to the new ear. However, the musicians’ respective fanbases will be primed to appreciate the new output, with Wilson’s recent solo album, ‘Grace For Drowning’ and Opeth’s ‘Heritage’ having brought them to a logical place to understand STORM CORROSION.

This eponymous collection is almost viewed as one side of a musical triangle.”

Tracklist:

LP 1

01. DRAG ROPES
02. STORM CORROSION
03. HAG

LP 2

04. HAPPY
05. LOCK HOWL
06. LJUDET INNAZ

 

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New album from Moonspell entitled “Alpha noir/Omega white” on vinyl now available for pre-order.

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Moonspell – Alpha noir / Omega White (black vinyl) import from Austria

 

“Alpha Noir” Strictly Limited Edition in BLACK 180 Gram Heavy Vinyl 2-LP incl. two Album Covers and “Alpha Noir’s” counterpart “Omega White” !”

” Moonspell returns to the scene with what might be the most important album ever to be released by this legendary Portuguese metal band. With a renewed focus, they have risen to a new level so as to reclaim their throne as the leading European dark metal band. “Alpha Noir” is a nine-track outburst that shows us a much more incendiary band than in the past. With an avalanche of memorable guitar work, deeply rooted in the thrash metal of legends, Moonspell perfectly combines it with their own brand of Southern black metal, which they have been crafting since their groundbreaking debut offering: “Wolfheart”. The special edition will also include a second CD, “Alpha Noir’s” remarkable counterpart “Omega White”. It follows a more atmospheric path, delivering epic and catchy songs in the vein of gothic rock icons, such as Sisters of Mercy and Type o Negative. Torn between two worlds, the Alpha – with tracks like the savage “Lickanthrope” (to be featured in the band’s first video clip), the majestic title track, or the epic closing “Grandstand” – and the Omega – with “White Skies”, the sensual “Herodisiac”, or the heartbreaking “Whiteomega”- make this release a bulletproof double album to present to the band’s hordes of avid moon gazers. Produced by Tue Madsen and arranged by Benny Richter, “Alpha Noir” will take the world by storm. It is a genuine release by a legendary act, who never hid in the bushes waiting for their musical style to regain popularity, but rather kept their heads proudly above the water, while always working to achieve greatness. “Alpha Noir”: we want a new world! And nobody can afford to be left behind in the coming of this new lunar age.”

 

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