Eight Coffin Nails heading your way on March 31st /

Alghazanth Eight Coffin Nails

The long and arduous process has now been finalized as the album was mastered last Saturday. Eight Coffin Nails will be released by Woodcut Records on CD (digipak and regular jewelcase) on March 31st with the vinyl edition following in June. Here is the tracklist:

1. Self-exiled
2. Facing the North
3. Aureate Water
4. The Upright Road
5. At Their Table
6. The Foe of Many Masks
7. Twice Eleven
8. Pohjoinen
9. To Flames the Flesh

For a taste of what is to be expected, click here:

The end is nigh /

We just returned from a little weekend trip to Kuopio where we recorded the drum and bass tracks for our upcoming full-length album. So yes, the big wheels are now in motion. The rest of the instruments will be recorded during the autumn. We’re probably looking at a February release, but the actual release date has not yet been set in stone.

This will be our final record and, without boasting too much, we can safely say that it will be a worthy ending in flames for Alghazanth.

Near-news & literature /

As you may have noticed, our eight full-length album is still yet to emerge from the shadows. We have all the songs written but we’re not ready to record them just yet. We’re also one keyboardist short now as Ekholm decided to call it quits recently due to his lack of motivation. So, we also need to solve that issue before diving into the deep end with the recordings. But rest assured, we’re not stuck in a limbo, and the album will take flesh in the not-so-distant future.

In other news, here’s something interesting for you non-Finnish folks out there:

Last year a metal journalist Tero Ikäheimonen released the first ever book about Finnish black metal and now is time for a full English-translated version of that opus! The hardcover +500 pages book is entitled “The Devil’s Cradle: The Story of Finnish Black Metal”. You can place your pre-order at Record Shop X website and the book will be shipped to you around the release date in June 6th.

The interviews are truly in-depth and informative as well as entertaining, so don’t miss out on this one!

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