Oct 052018
 

Lyonik Herqoyan, bassplayer of Armenian progressive ethnic metal band Narrow Gate dies at age 23,  yesterday evening due to a car accident

Word of Life Church Armenia says: Our dear brother, you left us tears and longs, but we will remember you with this joy and smile. We do not say goodbye to you, but we say we will see in Heaven …

We express our profound condolences to family members, relatives, and friends. The comfort of the Holy Ghost is with all of us.

PS With great sorrow we inform that our young servant Lionik Herkoyan left his post yesterday evening due to a car accident. The funeral will be held from 18.00 to 22.00 on Saturday, and the funeral will be Sunday, from 12.00 to 14.00. Location: Erebuni, Khachik Dashtents str. 68/1, at the “Eden” mall (# 3), near the car market. Continue reading »

Dec 302015
 

12113488_940724542666478_129388218166845559_oArmenian unblack metal band Blood Covenant recently posted a new song from upcoming album. The track carries the title ‘Sodomic Error’ and is available for streaming below. Details on the new album are missing, but we’ll keep you posted.

A free mp3 of ‘Sodomic Error’ is available here.

The band Blood Covenant was formed by Segør [Sergey Areskin] and Garegin [Garik Amian] in 2001. Initially the band was called Iron Cross and played “Thrash – Death Metal”. At that time the band consisted of three members. After several performances in festivals and clubs, the staff of the band underwent certain line up changes. Continue reading »

Blood Covenant – Sign Of Time

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Nov 122012
 

In my opinion, symphonic black metal is one of the tougher genres to be in. Not only are you expected to have the speed and technical ability for black metal but also be able to add in soaring orchestral parts that blend well with the songs and add to the overall dark feel of the music. Sign of Time from Blood Covenant is one of those albums that has high points and low points but does have moments of brilliance and showcases a band with a lot of promise.

Blood Covenant was formed by Segor and Garegin in 2001 and originally known as a thrash/death metal band called Iron Cross. Iron Cross went on to release a demo in 2002 and then after some personnel changes and a move to have Segor on vocals, Blood Covenant was formed and released the album Day of the Lord. The next few years saw more personnel changes and the release of Blood of the New Covenant (2007) and the single “At the Cross” (2009), which included the Armenian folk instrument the duduk.

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Sep 272012
 

Armenian unblack metal band Blood Covenant presents a new music video for the song  Hayr Mer. The video is taken from their latest album Sign Of Time which was released in 2011 via Darknagar Records. The video can be seen below.

The band Blood Covenant was formed by Segør [Sergey Areskin] and Garegin [Garik Amian] in 2001. Initially the band was called Iron Cross and played “Thrash – Death Metal”. At that time the band consisted of three members. After several performances in festivals and clubs, the staff of the band underwent certain line up changes. Continue reading »

Interview With ‘Blood Covenant’

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Jul 072012
 

Many good Black Metal comes from Scandinavia. But can you name a few Armenian Metal bands. I know not one, untill a couple of months ago. When I saw the music video of Blood Covenant – The Blood of the New Covenant. The video can be seen below. I thought wow, and asked myself why have I never heard from them in the past ?

A very good reason to introduce this band in the Netherlands and other countries. We had the opportunity to talk with Segør [vocals and guitar].

TMR: Hello to you from ‘The Metal Resource’ Holland, how are things going there in Armenia ?

S: Hello to “The Metal Resource” Holland! Everything is going very well in Armenia. Continue reading »