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Three new cassette releases from Drowning the Light

Tour de Garde is proud to announce three cassette releases by the mighty Drowning the Light from Australia. All three releases are limited to only 200 copies. The first one being their 2011 full length entitled "Oceans of Eternity". Expect nothing less than raw, melancholic, majestic and cruel black metal from this cult of Oceania. Nine hymns straight from the abyss, embracing death and the coming apocalypse. Two years after "Oceans of Eternity" this horde from Australia stirred once again, the crypt opening and awakening a blackness from times long forgotten. "The Lost Kingdoms of a Dark Age" is the bridge between the apocalyptic "Oceans of Eternity" and what...

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Sanctuaire "Helserkr" digipack CD is now available.

Sanctuaire "Helserkr" is a deluxe digipack CD with a 12 page booklet with silver ink printing. Revamped and remastered version of the two first demos by Sanctuaire (ex-Monarque). "Helserkr" combines the demo of the same name and the "Echo 1" ambient demo. The first half of the CD is a raw yet epic and atmospheric recording praising nature as well as ancient northern mysticism and barbarism. Melodic and austere, it's a call to arms, the echo of a time when glory and tradition prevailed. The second half of the CD is like an ancestral voice, it is the wandering of an...

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Ghosts of Oceania third demo is out now.

The third demo of Ghosts of Oceania's midnight music is entitled "Wanda Beach" and it inspired by the unsolved Wanda Beach Murders in the summer of 1965 and the 2 girls ghosts who still haunt the sand hills there. There is something timelessly eerie, haunting, sinister and sad about this particular case. The 1960's was a much more innocent time in Australia. A time when people would leave their doors unlocked, let their children go to the beach alone etc.  This all ended on the 11th of January 1965.  When Christine Sharrock and Marianne Schmidt (both aged 15), took the...

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New website

It's the beginning of a new era under the Sumerian sun. As you can see the Tour de Garde website has been totally revamped. The distribution will be coming back slowly but surely as the inventory will be totally rebuilt during the process. In the meantime it will be temporary handled via Discogs, you can check the Tour de Garde Discogs store here: http://www.discogs.com/seller/Tour-de-Garde/profile

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