Nokternal Hemizphear Records announces the signing of Armath Sargon’s latest production “Under the Moon and the Sun” to be released late summer of 2012.

From the northern Scandinavian lands of Finland, welcome a passionate and yearning underground production that is Armath Sargon. Toss aside any preconceived notions about extreme metal and the dogma of black metal origins. Armath Sargon’s latest creation “Under the Moon and the Sun” is a fresh and uniquely new listening experience that cannot be rightfully compared to other artists of adjacent metal genres.

The entire album is a unique touch of subtle melancholic-introspection in the wake of utter eternal truth, besprinkled with a touch of Scandinavian black metal roots, elements of the symphonic and laced with catchy doom atmospheres. Straight to the heart of the matter and biblically based on the truths of ancient scripture and the love of Jesus Christ, Armath Sargon will uplift your soul amidst the mire of filth around you.

Purely uplifting music. “Under the Moon and the Sun” is the healing balm for the soul and the peace for your mind. Unlike Armath Sargon’s pervious material, “Under the Moon and the Sun” is superior in every form and fashion. This is a big step up in production efforts and sound for Armath Sargon. The songwriting and lyrical content are more in-depth and intentional then precious albums resulting in a more fuller, mature sound with high-quality packaging and artwork that will become a favorite to all who love Scandinavian music but want something more and something different.

Forget everything you know about and come to expect with underground black metal music, whether Christian or secular. In terms of shear listening enjoyment, without the need for head smashing brutality and over produced sound, this album is nothing shy of being totally fun!  It has the elements of Ceremonial Castings and Children of Bodom interwoven with a melodic, power metal style mood and lightening quick guitars. Formed on the foundations of black metal, a raspy, thrash-like voice pervades alongside elements of folk and dark ambient adventures. Reminiscent of Forgotten Land, Holy Blood, Eluveitie, Miseration – Catchy! Some words to describe it – uplifting, joyous, creative, and mysteriously light for being extreme metal. A great and wonderful sense of urgency flows from the onset of this album until the closing. It is fantastic how this album raises the spiritual awareness of our fleeting mortal lives and the urgency to share the gospel with a dying, careless world!

Track list for the standard jewel case version:

1. Under The Moon And The Sun PT I

2. Solaris

3. The Ancient Wind

4. Behind The Dark Forest That Wounds My Soul

5. Mask That Hides Our Brutality

6. Lamenting Of The Dead

7. God Send…

8. The Departing

Run Time: 64:00

Track list for the limited wooden jewel case version:

1. Under The Moon And The Sun PT I

2. Solaris

3. The Ancient Wind

4. Behind The Dark Forest That Wounds My Soul

5. Mask That Hides Our Brutality

6. Lamenting Of The Dead

7. God Send…

8. The Departing

Bonus Tracks:

9. Below The Setting Sun (lyrics by Nokternal Hemizphear)

10. When Horizons End (lyrics by Nokternal Hemizphear)

11. Under The Moon And The Sun PT II

Run Time: 75:00

Wooden Jewel Case Version:

This extremely limited edition (15 copies) with 3 bonus tracks comes in a uniquely handcrafted wooden jewel case that is developed by, created by and exclusively available from Nokternal Hemizphear. Each wooden jewel case is individually hand-cut and wood-burned in design including hand-numbering for all underground enthusiasts! The wooden jewel case comes with a 2-sided cloth insert that details the lyrics of the 3 bonus tracks that are exclusively available on this edition. Clothe insert custom printed by Starve the Flesh Clothing. Minor deviations from the pictures and the specs for each wooden jewel case are possible and inevitable due to the nature of handcrafted items. Hundreds of hours went into the concept development and creation of these (wooden box trays). This creation is unique to Nokternal Hemizphear and is the first of its kind—period! It is the real deal, no imitations. This edition is strictly limited to 15 copies worldwide and will NEVER be made again!

Under the Moon and the Sun will be released as 100 copies worldwide for the standard jewel case and 15 handcrafted copies worldwide for the wooden jewel case version. This album is very much made in the spirit of the underground. All copies of both versions are hand-numbered. Do not hesitate on this one folks! Stay tuned for more information to follow as well as the revealing of the album cover and photos of the wooden jewel case.

A personal note from NH: Bringing music alive is our passion! In seeking to glorify our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ through the more extreme forms of music that we support and produce, we also wholeheartedly believe that imagery is essential to the final presentation of any musical production. We love the underground and desire to further this affection by creating cohesive music and art packages that deeply embody the emotions and atmosphere of the eternal music that we long to share with true fellow Christian warriors and the wandering that we desire to see brought into the heavenly fold. We passionately believe that music can create wondrous environments that inspire, uplift, encourage, intrigue, disciple, and tap into the eternal longing that resides in all of us. As with all future NH releases, if it is the Lord’s will, Armath Sargon’s “Under the Moon and the Sun” is one of those albums that we wanted to present with heart and soul not only to the Master of the Universe but to you the wonderful and devoted customers, fans, friends, and warriors.

New Armath Sargon Logo and all artwork for “Under the Moon and the Sun” created by Nokternal Hemizphear.

Visit Armath Sargon’s official Facebook page and MySpace Page for song samples of two tracks featured on the album (Under the Moon and the Sun PT I and Behind the Dark Forest the Wounds My Soul).

Nokternal Hemizphear Webshop:

www.nhmetal.com

Official Armath Sargon MySpace Page:

http://www.myspace.com/armathsargon

Official Armath Sargon Facebook Page:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Armath-Sargon/115738005109227

Attera Obscurum!

Jason (Dohgrafar)

www.nhmetal.com

www.myspace.com/officialnhmetal

www.twitter.com/nhmetal

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