BINDRUNE/EIHWAZ RECORDINGS RELEASE FREE COMPILATION ALBUM!

The idea for a Bindrune/Eihwaz Recordings compilation has been in the thought process for a long time and finally now, thanks to bandcamp, we have the perfect medium to unleash this beast!

…And it’s FREE, or donate should you feel so generous.

Featuring an exclusive to this comp only track from Nechochwen, along with a very eclectic mix of old and newer songs that have yet to be released, we are damn proud of our rosters and are pleased to share this musical tome with all of you!

Other tracks from Panopticon, Falls of Rauros, Vex, Ahamkara, Unwilling Flesh, Infirmary, Coldfells, Waldgefluster, Seidr and Infera Bruo are also on display here and ready for your enjoyment.

So there you have it… stream all you like, or download for your MP3 device, the Bindrune/Eihwaz family is here and ready to welcome you to the fold…

Please share the news and enjoy!


SPECTRAL LORE/NACHTREICH SPLIT LP ‘THE QUIVERING LIGHTS’ COMING SOON!

When “a ghostly light, sometimes seen at night or twilight”, heralds the coming of Dionysus, a god symbolizing “everything which is chaotic, dangerous and unexpected, everything which escapes human reason”, dark music can be heard by those that listen intently. The artists behind Greece’s Spectral Lore and Germany’s Nachtreich listened, and so inspired have collaborated on The Quivering Lights, an expansive, black metal/neo-classical piece of art that takes hold of the heart and directs its emotion with a potent combination of viola, piano, guitar, bass, drums and tormented vocals. An experience destined for the vinyl treatment, Bindrune/Eihwaz Recordings have teamed together to deliver The Quivering Lights as a 12” split LP in Fall 2014. Turn down the lights, pour your favorite vintage, press play and allow this exemplary music – and the god of ritual madness and wine – possess you.

Pre-orders to be announced soon.


UNWILLING FLESH DEBUT TO BE RELEASED BY EIHWAZ RECORDINGS!

Carnage. Eucharist. Excretion. The sounds of these early ’90s Swedeath bands inspired multi-instrumentalist Andrew D’Cagna (Brimstone Coven, Obsequiae, Nechochwen, Infirmary) to mine his prodigious talents for the purpose of the ‘blatant, shameless’ Swedish Death Metal devotion of Unwilling Flesh. Handling vocals and all instruments (with co-conspirator Aaron Carey, also of Nechochwen & Infimary, graciously providing skilled and memorable leadwork), D’Cagna has willfully allowed the rusted-chainsaw guitars and lacerated roars of an OSDM muse to guide his hand toward developing this heathen hallelujah meant to honor those once and always Full of Hell: Eihwaz Recordings next release, the debut of Unwilling Flesh, Between the Living and the Dead. Friends, if you scoff at über-clean, ‘modern’ death metal, if you hold scorn at the homogenization of what once was, then the hearkening back of Unwilling Flesh is for you. Pre-orders to be announced soon!


VEX PREMIERES NEW TRACK / TOUR WITH AGALLOCH CONTINUES

No Clean Singing premiers “To Anacreon (Strangling the Muse)” from Agalloch’s tour-mates, Vex!
Listen here.

Vex’s upcoming album Sky Exile is the bands 3rd full-length album and debut for Eihwaz Recordings (A division of Bindrune).

Enjoy the depth and innovation of “To Anacreon (Strangling the Muse)” and if you reside in any of the cities listed below, be sure to catch Vex and Agalloch on tour (only two dates remain)!

6.27 – Raleigh, NC @ King’s Barcade
6.28 – Springfield, VA @ Empire.

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INFIRMARY / AETHERIUM MORS SPLIT CDS ARE HERE AND READY TO SHIP!

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You’ve heard the streams. You’ve ready the opinions. Now it’s time to get your hands on a physical copy on one of the most intriguing collaborations of the year, Eihwaz Recordings’ second release, the Infirmary / Aetherium Mors split CD!
Joining together the death metal destruction of West Virginia’s Infirmary (featuring members of Nechochwen, Obsequiae, Brimstone Coven, End) and the malevolent yet still melodic death/black of Plymouth, UK’s Aetherium Mors (WarCrab, ex-Holodomor), this CD will satisfy with barbarity, technical aptitude and memorable songwriting as its hallmarks. Only $8, shipping now, get yours here!

“This is extremely accomplished work by a band who clearly know the roots of death metal damned well and are damned accomplished musicians to boot.” – No Clean Singing (streaming here)

“Both … provide the kind of call and response characterizations and compositional aesthetics that always elevate these kinds of collaborations from good to actually memorable and genuinely evocative.” – Steel for Brains (streaming here


PRE-ORDERS FOR THE INFIRMARY / AETHERIUM MORS SPLIT CD ARE LIVE!

Infirmary_AM_collage (800x725)Priced to move at $8, limited to 500 copies -reserve yours now!
Eihwaz Recordings’ second official release hits the streets on May 15th!

Here’s what’s being said:
“… gravel-throated death metal black enough to just singe the battering ram onslaught of its sound” – Steel for Brains (streaming here)

“The band’s flailing tremolo and blast-beat attack is counterbalanced by ominous, serpentine melodies … vocals are utterly caustic, blasphemous, and scathing, yet there is an undeniable sophistication in the songwriting and the instrumental performances” – No Clean Singing (streaming here)


VEX ANNOUNCED AS TOUR SUPPORT FOR AGALLOCH, SUMMER 2014!

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Vex has landed an opening slot for Agalloch on all their Southern U.S. dates for Agalloch’s upcoming ‘Serpents In Culmination’ tour! If you are near any of these areas, come out and treat yourself to the best that melodic death and atmospheric black metal have to offer:

6.23 – Birmingham, AL @ Bottletree (w/Vex)
6.24 – Atlanta, GA @ The Earl (w/Vex)
6.25 – Tampa, FL @ Orpheum (w/Vex)
6.26 – Savannah, GA @ Jinx (w/Vex, Blackrune)
6.27 – Raleigh, NC @ King’s Barcade (w/Vex)
6.28 – Springfield, VA @ Empire (w/Vex)

And if you haven’t picked it up yet,
grab the Vex ‘Memorious’ 2LP vinyl right here.
Supplies are limited!


EIHWAZ SIGNS INFIRMARY! SPLIT CD w/ AETHERIUM MORS COMING SOON

From the wicked war-lands of West Virginia cometh Infirmary! The duo of guitarist/vocalist Aaron Carey (Nechochwen, Unwilling Flesh) and bassist/drummer Andrew D’Cagna (Nechochwen, Obsequiae, Brimstone Coven, Unwilling Flesh) have banded together to deliver unto you essential death metal influenced by bands as disparate as Sinister and the mighty Bolt Thrower, all fused together with finger-flaying leads and memorable songwriting. Having been on the Rytkonen radar since re-forming in 2010, Infirmary will wreck flesh and bone upon a CD split alongside Aetherium Mors, available May 15, 2014.

In celebration of this barbaric collaboration, Eihwaz Recordings is taking 20% off its inaugural release, Vex’s 2LP Memorious! Don’t miss your opportunity to hear the future of dark, melodic death metal now, as supplies are dwindling…

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EIHWAZ RECORDINGS SIGNS AETHERIUM MORS!

Eihwaz Recordings is proud to announce the signing of the United Kingdom’s blackened death metal destroyers, Aetherium Mors!

Originally forming eight years earlier, Plymouth, UK-based Aetherium Mors returned to the scene in 2012, self-releasing a CD of new and old material alike and performing live for the first time. As the band’s distinct sound began to take shape in the year that followed, the decision was made to create a darker death-slab in 2013, the stunning EP Entrails of the Soul. A killing combination of blackness, technicality, disharmony and melodicism oozed from the tapped veins of each track, turning the heads of the Eihwaz staff upon its discovery. Multi-instrumentalist Dan Couch and vocalist/lyricist Kane Nelson have taken lessons from their respective bestial black/thrash and sludge/death projects to create a slab of hell that’s polished yet terrifying and disturbing, a perfect match for the Eihwaz roster. Entrails of the Soul will appear as a split CD with Infirmary (filthy and technical death metal feat. Aaron Carey and Andrew D’Cagna of Nechochwen, more info on that project is forthcoming) in late March 2014. Pre-orders to be announced soon!

Blistering, frantic drumming, introduces guitars that fuse understated melody and overt dissonance all at once, with riffs that jump from low to high on the fretboard with determination, but shy away from boring the listener with tech-death wankery. Multi-instrumentalist Dan Couch’s skills are more Azagthoth than Yngwie, in the way that evil intention reigns supreme over convoluted composition (as it should with death metal) … This band has returned in 2013 re-energized, revitalized, and ready to conquer, and have proven that melodic death metal sounds can coexist with atonal, modern blackened death riffery and have a repeated-listen result.-Jim

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Vex – Memorious 2LP NOW AVAILABLE!!

1204132043Vex (US) – Memorious 2LP

$24.00

**FREE Shipping in the U.S.!**

The wait is finally over!! The debut release from Eihwaz Recordings, the death metal sub-label of Bindrune Recordings is now available

This package is a 2LP black vinyl set containing an insert/lyric sheet housed in a heavy jacket (not gatefold) with a 5MM spine. The vinyl is cut at 45 RPM. Limited to 250 copies.

Memorious is utterly unique and bloated with atypical melodies/harmonies. The 2nd full-length from the Texas born Vex is an eye opener of an album with superior songwriting and a style so skillfully enveloped by the olden years of melodic death metal. Memorious first of all benefits from a super tight performance. Secondly, the riffs are downright inspired and colorized by what sound like effortlessly flowing melodies, but the way they are draped over the chord progressions, it feels so alive yet complex, like an easy moving river cutting through a dense woodland.

Originally released on CD by HPGD Productions, Eihwaz has given this excellent release the vinyl treatment for those of you out there addicted to the warm analog tones! The pressing is limited, so act fast!

PRE-ORDERS shipping on Thursday 12/05/13