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by Maeskyyrn

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𝕺𝖛 𝕾𝖔𝖗𝖗𝖔𝖜 grim as fuck with an awesome atmosphere created by dark ambient interludes between raw and raging tracks.
ok. I am pretty drunk now, but the sound is really kicking!!!
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Evilgreed I really love the intro to this album but the whole thing is fantastic, had to get the bundle, support artists that make music as f amazing as this Favorite track: Gathering Believers Among Sheep.
Jarak thumbnail
Jarak This is probably slightly more 'mainstream' black metal (relatively speaking) than many other HDR releases. It's a great album, though.
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pappadieter It's a strong peace they boys have greated, respect. The Idee with the interludes is interesting. The songs are long enough to allow a development. Favorite song: Of Forests and Troubled Pasts. A very fine album. Favorite track: Of Forests And Troubled Pasts.
  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    “Interlude” is presented in a 6 panel digipack with an accompanying 8 page booklet featuring the album’s lyrics and artwork from Bharaduur and Luciana Nedelea.

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  • Full Digital Discography

    Get all 124 Hypnotic Dirge Records releases available on Bandcamp.

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality downloads of about all the bad days in the world, sound graveyard bound [2023], Inside, At the Gates of Adversarial Darkness, Worldtorn: Anemoia, Worldtorn: Gateways, A Soul Purged, Inevitable, and 116 more. , and , .

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  • Maeskyyrn - "Interlude" Bundle

    Maeskyyrn - Interlude Bundle
    1 - “Interlude” Long-Sleeve Shirt; Artwork by Bharaduur and Luciana Nedelea, Printed by Cursed Earth Apparel
    2 - “Interlude” CD [6 Panel Digipack; 12 page booklet; 2019]
    3 - Maeskyyrn Signed Postcard [15cm x 10cm; featuring artwork by Luciana Nedelea]
    4 - Maeskyyrn Magnet [7.5cm; Sigil Design]
    5 - Maeskkyrn Sticker [11cm x 7cm; all-weather; Logo Design]

    Includes unlimited streaming of Interlude via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

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  • "Interlude" Long-Sleeve Shirt
    T-Shirt/Apparel + Digital Album

    The official shirt for Maeskyyrn's Interlude album, with artwork from Bharaduur (cover art) and Luciana Nedelea (logo and sigil)

    Front print - Maeskyyrn Album Cover and text (Art by Bharaduur)
    Back print - Maeskyyrn Logo (Art by Luciana Nedelea)
    Sleeve Print - Maeskyyrn Sigil (Art by Luciana Nedelea)
    Printed on Gildan Heavy Cotton by Cursed Earth Apparel. Available in Small to XXL.

    First print limited to 40 copies through Hypnotic Dirge Records

    Includes unlimited streaming of Interlude via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

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Interlude I 02:45
Interlude II 01:10
The End 02:04


Maeskyyrn is a black metal entity born of Montreal, Quebec, in 2017. It released a first demo, “Thoughts Of Shattered Dreams,” in January 2018, and assembled as a live band. On October 17, 2019, the sky will turn black as Maeskyyrn prepares to reveal Interludes, their first full length, to the mortal world via Hypnotic Dirge Records.

With its raw guitars and tortured screams, the full band’s aesthetic is reminiscent of the second wave of black metal. But deep under its charcoaled skin, Maeskyyrn takes advantage of modern technologies, as can be seen in the drum recording, overall production, and layers of discrete background synth. Indeed, as the album title suggests, Maeskyyrn brings forth a number of atmospheric interludes, thus pacing the album with brief uncomfortable moments of respite, before dragging you into the darkest pits with a series of long, punishing tracks. The end result is a traditional but highly unorthodox black metal album, with hints of eclecticism that reveal themselves and grows on you upon each listen, slowly rotting you to the core.

This album will appeal to fans of black metal in general, but also to those who have been following Hypnotic Dirge Records since its very first inception. The label is proud to add Maeskyyrn’s Interlude to a long tradition that also includes classic black metal albums from bands like Silent Path, Neige et Noirceur, Funeral Fornication, and Obsidian Tongue.


released October 17, 2019

Vocals / Harslingoth, The Overseer
Lead Guitar / Saemyaza, The Last Eye
Rhythm Guitar / Noctis, The Veil Of Night
Drum / Mehrunes, The Pace Of Blight
Bass / Nemetona, The Grove Keeper

Jean-philippe matte [Aka Dorgul, of Orthanc] - Bass guitars on "Interlude" recording

Recorded at Kerouac Productions Studios


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