ANNTHENNATH / QUINTESSENCE Eram quod es, eris quod sum (Pictavia) 12"LP Soon
Each band offers 3 exclusive tracks of cold and morbid Black Metal. This is a common concept, inspired by the Legend of the three living and the three dead. A vinyl-only release.
MANZER / SABBAT Pictavian Demonslaught (Pictavia / Japan) 7"EP Soon
The Pictavian bastards are proud of this unholy alliance with the gods from Japan. With 2 exclusive tracks by each band. Black Metal the ancient way! Limited to 500 copies.
VALUATIR Exobnos (Pictavia) CD Soon
Second album by this Pictavian Black Metal band characterized by the use of bagpipes and other ancient instruments, with Fëarann (MANZER, CARNYX) and Hemreich (ANGMAR, THE BOTTLE DOOM LAZY BAND). A 70 minutes trip into the Past, among human vanity, maledictions and other infernal legends. "Exobnos" is a very rich work, the perfect osmosis between Metal and traditional music. Fans of party "Folk Metal", go your way, this is not for you! The album also presents some guests, including Patrice Roques (STILLE VOLK, HANTAOMA), Shaxul (MANZER, ANNTHENNATH, ARPHAXAT) and N°6 (SAEL, ANNTHENNATH). Sung in French, with English annotations. Cover art by Renaud B. With 24 pages booklet, presenting fully calligraphed texts.
SALEM Ancient Spells of the Witch (Japan) DoubleCD Soon
SALEM was a Heavy Metal band from the land of the rising sun, influenced by the NWOBHM yet performing a very unique and epic style, with high level of musicianship. They were active from 1984 to 1994. This edition gathers their 5 demos, with their 2 latest tracks (never released before), and some live recordings in Japan, all with great sound. 32 pages booklet. An official release approved by the founder bass player, Tatsu (CHURCH OF MISERY, SONIC FLOWER, ex-G.A.T.E.S....).
MANZER Light of the Wreckers (Pictavia) 12"LP - ADLM-LP-03Available
First album by the "Pictavian bastards", for maniaks of the ancient Black Metal style, with doses of Heavy Metal and Rock'n'Roll! The album features 9 brand new tracks (8 songs and 1 instrumental). Influenced by VENOM, SABBAT, MOTÖRHEAD, IRON MAIDEN, NWOBHM, BATHORY, JAN DO FIAO, ABIGAIL, KILLERS, ATOMIZER, CARNIVORE, NME, BULLDOZER, IMPALED NAZARENE… MANZER's lyrics are about Satan, alcohol, sex, Pictavia and blasphemy. One song has been written in Pictavian language (called Parlanjhe), as in each of their releases. Artwork by Sickness 666. The vinyl is marbled with blue and white, to remind the ocean that bathes the Pictavian coasts, where the wreckers raged... Gatefold cover. Limited to 300 copies.
Release date : 19/04/2013
ORATOR Kapalgnosis (Bangladesh) 12"LP - ADLM-LP-02Available
ORATOR, the bestial Deathrashing Aghori cult from Bangladesh is back with new sonic cursed offerings, and a MERCILESS cover song. These three possessed souls will lead you on the heretical left-handed Tantric path of Self-becoming and Qliphoth Gnosis. A barbaric first album titled "Kapalgnosis", meant to remain a reference in the Asian Metal history. Gatefold cover. Limited to 300 copies.
Release date : 19/04/2013
DYING EMBRACE Era of Tribulation (India) 12"LP - ADLM-LP-01Available
DYING EMBRACE performs ancient Death Metal, influenced by mighty bands like AUTOPSY, BLACK SABBATH, PARADISE LOST and CANDLEMASS, with their unique Indian touch. The most legendary Metal band from the huge country that is India existed from 1991 to 2002. This LP gathers all their recordings, featuring : "Dying Embrace" Demo, "Grotesque" EP, "Serenades of Depravity" MLP, "Misanthrope" EP. A real masterpiece in the whole Asian Metal history. Buried and hidden for more than a decade, their entire discography will finally be out on ARMEE DE LA MORT Records! Artwork by Zizi Amri. Gatefold cover. Limited to 300 copies.
Release date : 16/01/2013
BREIZH OCCULT Anaon (France) CD - ADLM-CD-23Available
BREIZH OCCULT is a band from Brittany created in 1998, dedicated to the cult of chaos. The warriors of Jiiaop's perform raw and primitive Black Metal without compromise, with old school influences and possessed vocals in French. BREIZH OCCULT deliver their first album, "Anaon", the souls of the dead. The CD also contains 7 bonus tracks recorded live, an ode to insanity. Succumb to this evil and violent requiem. Cover art by Renaud B.
Release date : 19/04/2013
MANZER Light of the Wreckers (Pictavia) CD - ADLM-CD-22Available
First album by the "Pictavian bastards", for maniaks of the ancient Black Metal style, with doses of Heavy Metal and Rock'n'Roll! The album features 9 brand new tracks (8 songs and 1 instrumental). Influenced by VENOM, SABBAT, MOTÖRHEAD, IRON MAIDEN, NWOBHM, BATHORY, JAN DO FIAO, ABIGAIL, KILLERS, ATOMIZER, CARNIVORE, NME, BULLDOZER, IMPALED NAZARENE… MANZER's lyrics are about Satan, alcohol, sex, Pictavia and blasphemy. One song has been written in Pictavian language (called Parlanjhe), as in each of their releases. Artwork by Sickness 666.
Release date : 18/03/2013
PERVERSIFIER Perverting The Masses (France) CD - ADLM-CD-21Available
PERVERSIFIER is a Thrash Metal band from Brittany. At first created as a one-man band, he released a demo in 2009 and a split in 2010. Since then, nothing more... But 2013 marks the return of PERVERSIFIER, which since became a full band, and unleashes its first album "Perverting The Masses" on CD through ARMEE DE LA MORT Records. It features 9 tracks (7 songs among which 2 demo re-recordings, an intro and an interlude). Beware, no fun retro-Thrash with caps and bermuda shorts here, the band delivers an aggressive, devastating, evil Thrash, with spikes and leather, in the vein of legends like DESTRUCTION, SODOM, RAZOR, MORBID SAINT, WHIPLASH, KREATOR, SLAYER, NIFELHEIM... Get ready for a solid dose of Evil Speed Thrashing Metal! The members from PERVERSIFIER also belong to bands like NUCLEAR ABOMINATION, DEATHLESS BASTARDS, DEMONIC OATH... Artwork by Andrei Bouzikov.
Release date : 15/02/2013
ORATOR Kapalgnosis (Bangladesh) CD - ADLM-CD-20Available
ORATOR, the bestial Deathrashing Aghori cult from Bangladesh is back with new sonic cursed offerings, and a MERCILESS cover song. These three possessed souls will lead you on the heretical left-handed Tantric path of Self-becoming and Qliphoth Gnosis. A barbaric first album titled "Kapalgnosis", meant to remain a reference in the Asian Metal history.
Release date : 20/02/2013
DYING EMBRACE Era of Tribulation (India) CD - ADLM-CD-19Available
DYING EMBRACE performs ancient Death Metal, influenced by mighty bands like AUTOPSY, BLACK SABBATH, PARADISE LOST and CANDLEMASS, with their unique Indian touch. The most legendary Metal band from the huge country that is India existed from 1991 to 2002. This CD gathers all their recordings, featuring : "Dying Embrace" Demo, "Grotesque" EP, "Serenades of Depravity" MLP, "Misanthrope" EP. A real masterpiece in the whole Asian Metal history. Buried and hidden for more than a decade, their entire discography is finally out on ARMEE DE LA MORT Records! Artwork by Zizi Amri.
Release date : 26/12/2012
MANZER Pictavian Invasion in Asia (Pictavia) CD - ADLM-CD-18Available
This record is a selection of songs that MANZER performed during an Asian tour in November 2010 (Thailand, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka). 21 tracks, 80 minutes of ancient Black Metal with raw sound. It includes cover songs by ABIGAIL, MERCYFUL FATE, VENOM and MOTÖRHEAD. In Bangkok, the ABIGAIL one was performed by Yasuyuki himself on vocals. The 16 pages booklet shows many photos from the trip and gigs. The cover art has been designed by Sickness 666, showing Ebalus (the evil donkey, MANZER's mascot) as Kali. All this for the special price of 6 Euros, like a 7"EP or mini-CD! Limited to 500 copies.
Release date : 05/10/2012
SHUD Rot in Pieces (France) DoubleCD - ADLM-CD-17Available
SHUD belonged to the great Death/Thrash Metal era in France, along with CATACOMB, MERCYLESS, ASSHOLE, LOUDBLAST, AGRESSOR, MASSACRA, NOMED, MUTILATED, DEATH POWER... The band existed from 1988 to 1993. The first CD features the following demos : "Promo Tape 1992", "Beyond the Real" from 1991 and "De Profundis" from 1990. The second CD features the "Blindfold" demo from 1989, the first song written by the band in 1988, and many live recordings, among which some exclusive tracks and a NOMED cover. An exhumation not to be missed...
Release date : 05/10/2012
DISABLED When all is slayed... (France) DoubleCD - ADLM-CD-16Available
DISABLED was performing some bestial and impious Death Metal. The band existed from 1991 to 1998. This double CD features 3 demos, a MCD and many live recordings among which 11 are unreleased tracks. It also features TERRORIZER and AUTOPSY cover songs. The 32 pages booklet is illustrated by Chris "Thorncross" Moyen, who is the brother of DISABLED's guitarist. Discover or rediscover one of the most brutal bands from the French underground!
Release date : 09/08/2012
ACARUS SARCOPT The First Day With No Sun (Pictavia) DoubleCD - ADLM-CD-15Available
First album by ACARUS SARCOPT from the Charente area, "The First Day With No Sun" offers a desperate odyssey in the inmost depths of nihilism, like an encounter between the universes of Lovecraft, Merritt and Andrei Tarkovski's "Stalker". ACARUS SARCOPT performs Black Metal inspired by DISSECTION, ENSLAVED, AT THE GATES, BATHORY, DEATH, EMPEROR, ULVER... By the way, the album ends with an ENSLAVED cover song. The second CD is made of all the band's demos, as well as the "Steckt Wie Ein Nagel" demo when they were still called L'OMBRE DU SACCAGE (which also featured ASMODÉE members). This double CD presents the complete first part of ACARUS SARCOPT's discography, which will demonstrate that the band does not have to prove itself anymore... A 2 hours descent into Hell, in their tormented universe.
Release date : 29/05/2012
ANGMAR Cénotaphe (Lost Tracks) (France) CD - ADLM-CD-14Available
ANGMAR, the epic Black Metal horde from Normandy, offers its third album, made of old songs but never recorded nor released before. "Cénotaphe" is a tribute to their roots, may it be musically or conceptually. On this record, ANGMAR performs Black Metal as in the early 90's, intense and cold, but still with this strong identity which made them one of the leading bands of the genre in France. All tracks are sung in French. The album ends on a tremendous cover song of BATHORY's "Shores in Flames". ANGMAR members are also a part of bands like VALUATIR, ANNTHENNATH, QUINTESSENCE, NORMAN SHORES...
Release date : 02/05/2012
ÖRDÖG The Art of Nihilism (Pictavia) CD - ADLM-CD-13Available
Over 50 minutes of raw Black Metal in its most chaotic and harshest form, straight from the bowels of Pictavia. ARMEE DE LA MORT is proud to release this CD gathering the three rare ÖRDÖG demo tapes, one of the very few dedicated acts hailing from Saintonge. Recorded between 2002 and 2004 with a sick sound.
Release date : 26/01/2012
NOMED Thrashing Insanity (France) DoubleCD - ADLM-CD-12Available
Here is the discography from this insane Norman Thrash Metal band, from 1984 to 1989. This double CD gathers 4 demos, the "Troop of Death" MLP, the "Like..." album, the live 7"EP, and some rare recordings. 30 tracks on each CD, 2h35 of music, 32 pages booklet! It is also a tribute to the former guitarist, André Lemesle (R.I.P.). NOMED will forever remain as one of the cultest bands in the French underground. Cover art by Chris Moyen.
Release date : 25/08/2011
ANNTHENNATH Bridges to Nothingness (Pictavia) CD - ADLM-CD-11Available
ANNTHENNATH is violent anti-human Black Metal and returns with a concept about nothingness : 3 new tracks in the vein of the second demo, "Paeans of Apostasy". The rest of the CD is filled with very rare material : first demo from 2004 and rehearsal tracks from 2002 and 2005. ANNTHENNATH is made of members from ANGMAR, ARPHAXAT, DISKARIAL, FUNERAILLE, SAEL...
Release date : 08/06/2011
TORK RAN Tales of Death (Pictavia) DoubleCD - ADLM-CD-10Available
The recordings of the legendary Pictavian Speed/Thrash Metal band now available as a double CD edition. TORK RAN was performing a very intense and rich Thrash Metal, influenced by CORONER, MEKONG DELTA, SLAYER, DEATHROW, BLESSED DEATH, EROSION, HOLY MOSES, NUCLEAR ASSAULT, S.O.D., or even Prokofiev and Shostakovitch! With a truly barbaric and impious concept. This release features the "Tales of Death" demo from 1990, the "Haatrrh" live demo from 1988, and many bonus tracks (live and rehearsal). Around 2h35 of music! A complete 32 pages booklet features the original artworks, pictures, lyrics, articles and a biography. Founder member and composer Wild Dan Killer is also known for having taught guitar to many Pictavian metalheads ((HIRILORN, KLOOTZAK, DEEP VEIN, HACRIDE, KLONE, SLEVEN, etc...). Cover art by Renaud B, based on a period drawing by Wild Dan Killer. ADLM-CD-10.
Release date : 16/05/2011
CHARNIER Humanicide (France) CD - ADLM-CD-09Available
CHARNIER ("mass grave" in French) represents a Death Metal of extreme violence, where brutality reigns without respite. War, eradication and horror are the themes of their lyrics written entirely in French. No place for the salvation of humanity! Their influences come from bands such as IMMOLATION, KRISIUN, MORBID ANGEL, CANNIBAL CORPSE, DEATH, SUFFOCATION, SINISTER, ABHORRENCE, LUCIFERION... Recorded at SoundSuite Studio (DESTRÖYER 666, CARPATHIAN FOREST...) and mastered at Drudenhaus Studio (ANNTHENNATH...), for a relentless and devastating sound. The "mass grave" was discovered in November 2000 on the cursed lands of Provence... Now, let the pestilential miasmas of putrefaction fill the battlefield!
Release date : 15/03/2011
QUINTESSENCE Le Bourreau de Tiffauges (Pictavia) CD - ADLM-CD-08Available
Cold and epic Pictavian Black Metal with French lyrics and bewitching solos. For this second album made of 7 hateful songs, QUINTESSENCE relates the life of Pictavian knight and lord Gilles de Rais, "the torturer from Tiffauges". One of the best hordes in the genre in France. With Xavier of MANZER and Fog of ANGMAR. Recorded at Fog's own "Le Caveau" studio. Cover art and illustrations by Saint John.
Release date : 16/02/2011
KLOOTZAK Bloodlust (Pictavia) CD - ADLM-CD-06Available
First album from the Pictavian gods of Heavy Metal, traditional, epic and catchy, with a fantastic sound (ECHOES Studio). The band was born in 2000, but keeps the Heavy Metal style from the 80's alive. Cover art by Hervé Monjeaud (IRON MAIDEN).
Release date : 07/01/2011
DEEP VEIN / HYPOKRAS Ancestral Death Metal Terror (France) CD - ADLM-CD-05Available
DEEP VEIN from Pictavia and HYPOKRAS from Occitania unite to deliver exclusive tracks of ancient Death Metal. DEEP VEIN also offers an INCANTATION cover song. Cover art by Chris Moyen.
Release date : 30/08/2010
MANZER Orgy and Profanity (Pictavia) 7"EP - ADLM-EP-04Sold out
Four brand new depraved and blasphemous hymns by the "Pictavian bastards", still in an ancient Black Metal style. One song has been written in Pictavian language, as in each of their releases. Limited to 500 copies.
Release date : 13/09/2011
MANZER / GODSLAYING HELLBLAST Pictavian Kara Metal (Pictavia / Turkey) 7"EP - ADLM-EP-03Sold out
The Pictavian bastards and the satanic horde from Kadıköy are back with exclusive tracks for this vinyl, limited to 300 copies. Only for those who still worship Black Metal the ancient way. Blasphemous cover art by Sickness 666.
Release date : 22/04/2011
THE BOTTLE DOOM LAZY BAND / CHILDREN OF DOOM Doom Freaks (France) 7"EP - ADLM-EP-02Sold out
Traditional Doom Metal influenced by SAINT VITUS, BLACK SABBATH, PENTAGRAM, CATHEDRAL... One exclusive track by each band. Co-produced with EMANES METAL Records and UNDER SIEGE Records.
Release date : 26/01/2011
ANNTHENNATH / FROSTMOON ECLIPSE Human Infanticide (Pictavia / Italy) 7"EP - ADLM-EP-01Sold out
Intense and cold Black Metal. Each band offers a new and exclusive song for this vinyl, with a concept on human infanticide as a natural selection, towards the voluntary extinction of mankind. Limited to 300 copies.
Release date : 26/07/2010
MERCYLESS In Memory of Agrazabeth (France) DoubleCD - ADLM-CD-07Sold out
Without a doubt, MERCYLESS from Alsace was one of the best Death Metal bands in France, along with LOUDBLAST, AGRESSOR, MASSACRA, CATACOMB, etc... On double CD format : the first CD gathers the first 3 demos of the band (1988, 1989, 1990). The second CD presents live and rehearsal tracks. Thick 32 pages booklet with photos and articles. A cult and immortal Death Metal masterpiece.
Release date : 07/01/2011
CATACOMB The Years of Morbidology (France) DoubleCD - ADLM-CD-04Sold out
CATACOMB was one of the best Death Metal bands from the early 90's in France (Provence), with a concept inspired by the works of Lovecraft. The band has been active from 1990 to 2003. This record is a double CD : one CD with all official releases, and another CD with live/rehearsal/exclusive tracks, more than 2h35 of music. Cover art by Chris Moyen, with a 32 pages booklet (including biography, lyrics, pictures...). A truly cult release for all Death Metal worshippers.
Release date : 24/06/2010
ANKRISMAH Dive in the Abyss (France) CD - ADLM-CD-03Sold out
ANKRISMAH's Black Metal is evil, hypnotic and putrid. It gives back to the genre its dangerous and horrible side that some consider as vanished. "Dive in the Abyss" will make you dive for real in the deepest abyssal darkness. ANKRISMAH takes its inspiration from ABRUPTUM, BEHERIT, PROFANATICA, HAVOHEJ, MÜTIILATION, DEMONCY, MAYHEM, SUMMUM MALUM, DARKTHRONE... but with an own style emerged from chasms. 9 tracks for 46 inhuman minutes. First album from this band born in 2002 in Provence.
Release date : 02/03/2010
CARNYX Leaving Reason (Pictavia) CD - ADLM-CD-02Sold out
Raw, primitive and gloomy Black Metal. 11 tracks, like one hour in obscurity, a trip through fear and nightmares, the grotesque and the absurd, until you lose your mind. Musically, the influences are vast, like BLUT AUS NORD, ABIGAIL, SIGH, ISVIND... After 2 demos and a split CD, this album is a real achievement. Personal project from Fëarann (VALUATIR, MANZER).
Release date : 02/03/2010
FUNERAILLE Dis Pater (Pictavia) CD - ADLM-CD-01Sold out
FUNERAILLE finally releases its first album. Twelve hymns of traditional Black Metal dedicated to Death, and inspired by the style of the early nineties. A legendary band in Pictavia, which values are cynism, nihilism and misanthropy. FUNERAILLE was created in 1998 and is leaded by Lyshd Mordrak (also in ANNTHENNATH). This album is meant to remain a dark masterpiece that shows the mightiness of real Black Metal in France, apart from the trends that degrade it.
Release date : 22/09/2009