News

Akitsa "Grands tyrans" Pro-MC is in stock now

Five years in the making, Montreal's Akitsa delivers their fifth album of spirited and inevitable black metal fatalism. A respected and passionate disciple of the black metal underground from its earliest days, Akitsa's Outre-Tombe has remained true to the spirit of the genre, while carving out a personal space within it. Akitsa was founded in an environment of isolation. A pre-Akitsa Outre-Tombe gained experience from early maneuvers out of the DIY cassette culture of the early 90's experimental mail circuit, and he eventually transmuted this abstraction and freedom back into misanthropic black metal -- and Akitsa was born. This passionate...

Read more →


Out soon: Blood Victory and Gohr Al Krohn demo reissue

Tour de Garde is proud to announce that two forgotten black metal gems from the mighty French black metal underground will be re-released under its banner very soon. Read the following lines for all details.BLOOD VICTORY "Shadows of War" PRO-MCBlood Victory's "Shadows of War" demo is the creation of the one and only sinister soul, Nahar. Resurrecting a medieval war-minded spirit, Nahar creates timeless hymns evoking the majestuous times when swords and arrows were out for blood. Originally released on the cult French black metal label Black and Dark Mansion (Winter Funeral, Seigneur Voland, Gorgon, Chemin de haine, etc) back...

Read more →


ASKEREGN "Monumenter" pro-mc IS NOW AVAILABLE.

The highly anticipated debut cassette LP by Askeregn is strictly limited to 250 copies. These three fury filled norsemen's hearts perform elegant black metal with a rough and violent edge. Following the guidelines established by the forefathers of the genre, Askeregn raise the intensity by creating an unmatched ambience that is a mixture of emotions only black metal can achieve. A blend of epic battleground aggression combined with repetitive, yet hypnotic rhythms, that drives one to reach the deepest part of the innerself. CD and LP version are available from Terratur Possessions Nidrosian stronghold.

Read more →


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...

Read more →


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...

Read more →