lundi 16 octobre 2017

Division Records goes trip-hop signing new band dIVA

Dear music lovers,

For now some years, one of our main concern has been to develop our roster by including more diversity in the bands that we chose to collaborate with. We've been going in a more heavy rock/grunge way with THEM STONES, in a truly rock universe with CHARLES IN THE KITCHEN and the power-pop/turbo-punk of PAPERTANK was also something new for us.

Now the time has come to push things further with a brand new adjonction to our catalogue. This band has immediately reached our hearts as well as enchanted our ears. Their unique blend of trip-hop, dark-folk and drone-pop was so fresh, so captivating that taking them on our label was only too evident.

Ladies & Gentlemen, please welcome dIVA in the ever growing Division family! This Swiss band's first album, named "SOL", will be released on vinyl on November the 24th. A huge release party is already planned in Neuchâtel's Queen Kong Club right on the release date.







The project dIVA is realized in 2013 when the guitarist Pierre-Emmanuel and the singer Lisa-Marie first meet and discover a common will to express themselves artistically in a formation that can grant total freedom and a true evolutionary vision. In the first months, the whole of the composition takes place in total symbiosis between the two protagonists who choose, as a conceptual framework, the relation of man to space, and more precisely to the planets of the solar system. Each note is weighed, measured and executed hundreds of times before being finally retained. The lyrics develop like metaphors on the ambiguous relations that the human beings have always maintained with the cosmogony. 

The style that finally emerges from the alliance of the subtle sounds of Pierre-Emmanuel and the sublime voice of Lisa-Marie surpasses the sum of its parts, so, if one swims sometimes in the turbid waters of an elegiac dream-pop , one often plunges into the abyss of an inspired trip-hop while a certain form of haunted dark-folk is never far away ... One thing remains constant, the quality of the compositions which all deploy like so many definitive weird tales. 

However, despite of the osmosis which unites the two musicians, something was still missing so that the formation can really flourish and assume its perfect completeness. The element that was lacking materializes at the end of 2015 by the adjonction of Marc, brilliant sound designer and producer with multiple talents. With such a musician behind the machines, the group can finally consider the recording of its first album in the winter of 2016. With the addition of a 3rd member, the ideas expand so much that the concept album originally envisaged is divided into two distinct parts, which will be released separately at a distance of one year.

So yeah, "SOL" is only the first part of a gigantic conceptual work!! So you can already expect another release for the fall of 2018!

To make you wait until the release of their first album on beautiful black vinyl, here is a teaser of what is to come:


Visit the band WEBSITE
Say hello on FACEBOOK
Watch nice stuff on YOUTUBE

We will unveil a whole song in the coming weeks, so be prepared!

vendredi 29 septembre 2017

UNFOLD 4th album "Banshee O Beast" out today

It's finally time to release UNFOLD's incredible new album Banshee O Beast. We couldn't be more excited about this offering, as Unfold represent the soul of this very label that is Division Records!

This new album is an awaken dream, continuing what Unfold has always been doing, namely, being the absolute kings of sludgy heaviness, but at the same time exploring new directions, all of this wraped in a feeling of pure urgency and a real punk attitude. We just love it, and you should too!






Order the vinyl HERE
Get the cd digisleeve HERE

The album is available on every plateform known to humanity, including Spotify, Deezer, Apple Music....

The vinyl edition has been made in collaboration with two great labels that you should check:
Grains of Sand
Dullest Records

You want a digital copy? Just visit UNFOLD BandCamp.



Stay tuned, there is more to come....

HEXIS new ep out today

Ladies & Gentlemen,

We're pround & honored to be a part of this release, as we've always considered the Danish from Hexis as one of the best band to walk the Earth nowadays. So it's now official, their brillant new ep, named XII, is released today worldwide. This new offering from the kings of ultra blackened hardcore display 5 tracks of pure mayhem. The beautiful vinyl is accompanied by a cd version of the ep, so you can mosh in your car too!






Order HERE. Special vinyl bundle HERE



Of course the album is also available through Spotify, Deezer, Apple Music and pretty much every music app you may know!

This release is the fruit of a collaboration between us and 3 other great labels that you should check out: 
Truthhseeker 
Moment of Collapse 
Crown & Throne

We hope you'll enjoy this release as much as we do!

Talk to you soon!




mercredi 13 septembre 2017

NEW SONG FROM UNFOLD UPCOMING 4TH ALBUM & PREORDERS LINKS

Another hot new song just for you!

Stream Unfold first single taken from their upcoming 4th album "Banshee O Beast". This is the third song of the record, it's called "Cursed Commanders" and it destroys everything on its way!




Here is te tracklisting of this album, which will be released worldwide on October the 13th in collaboration with Grains of Sand (RU) and Dullest Records (USA):


  • 01. Honor The Traitors
  • 02. Admirals Dissono
  • 03. Cursed Commanders
  • 04. Hex Heyday
  • 05. They Had Wolves In Their Eyes And Knives In Their Mouths
  • 06. Night Ride, Death Touch
  • 07. Aussitôt Dit, Aussitôt Mort
  • 08. Felony Works
  • 09. Havoc Assemble
 Here is the front cover, again a magnificent piece of art by Fabian Sbarro:





Preorder the vinyl edition HERE (Every order comes with Unfold previous album "Cosmogon" on picture lp FOR FREE).

Preorder the cd digisleeve HERE (Every order comes with Unfold previous album "Cosmogon" on cd digipack FOR FREE).

And if you wonder how these post-metal-noise heroes look like these days, here you are:




UNFOLD ON FACEBOOK
UNFOLD ON BANDCAMP

And stay tuned, cause we've got a lot of good things to come!


lundi 4 septembre 2017

HEXIS STREAM NEW SONG FROM XII + PREORDER IS NOW OPEN

So, it's now time to get some sheer brutality from Danish demons HEXIS!

This first song to be revealed is called NEFARIUS and it sounds like being eaten by the Kraken... to say the least!

We remind you that the new ep "XII" will be released on September the 29th on a tasty 10" vinyl with cd included and you can now preorder your copy at our SHOP. Please note that we offer a special LPs BUNDLE with Process of Guilt "Black Earth", so if you want a double dose of good music, just help yourself!





We will be back soon, cause we have so much good music to share with you in the next weeks....!

jeudi 31 août 2017

UNFOLD RETURNS

Dear music lovers,

There has been hints here and there for some months, but it's now official, the Swiss masters of post-metal heaviness UNFOLD are back with a devastating new album called "Banshee O Beast" to be released on October the 13th.

The album has been recorded by Julien Fehlmann (Kehlvin, Dirge, The Ocean...), mixed by Pelle Henricsson (Refused, Meshuggah...) and mastered by Magnus Linderberg (Cult of Luna) and let us tell you that it sounds like fucking hell on earth!!! We cannot wait to make you discover this strange beast!

Here is a gloomy trailer courtesy of Chariot of Black Moth:


The album will be released on black vinyl by Division Records (EU), Grains of Sand (RU) & Dullest Records (USA). The cd digisleeve edition will be an exclusivity from Division Record.

We will unveil a track and open the preorders very soon, so stay tuned!

Visit UNFOLD:
Facebook
Bandcamp

lundi 28 août 2017

HEXIS NEW EP TO BE RELEASED ON SEPTEMBER THE 29th

So, it has been planned  for quite a long time and after many delays, we're now able to announce officially the release of the new ep from the Danish masters of extreme blackened crust-HxC HEXIS.

It's a real honor to be part of this release, as HEXIS has always been among our favorite bands here at DIVISION RECORDS. So this new ep is called "XII" and contains 5 furously insane songs. It will be released on September the 29th on a gorgeous 10" vinyl with cd included. For the new release we're proudly collaborating with three awesome labels:

Moment of Collapse (Germany)
Truthseeker (UK)
Crown & Throne (USA)


Here is the artwork cover:


We will unveil a track very soon, so stay tuned!

Until then, you can watch their dreadful latest video:





Visit the band's FACEBOOK
Discover their BANDCAMP


mardi 22 août 2017

PROCESS OF GUILT NEW VIDEOCLIP & ALBUM PREORDER

Ladies & Gentlemen,

Our favorite Portugal's doom destroyers have released a brand new song taken from their upcoming new album "Black Earth" through Metal Hammer/Subterranea, and not only you can listen to "Feral Ground" HERE, but you can also watch this delicious monchrome video right there:




And the other big news is that the preorders are now open through our shop! The really good news being that for the 20 first preorders, every order will come with PROCESS OF GUILT previous album FOR FREE! So, if you order the GORGEOUS BLACK EARTH VINYL, you'll have FÆMIN VINLY for free, and the same goes on with the FABULOUS CD DIGISLEEVE, so hurry up!

All preorders can be found HERE. We remind you that the album is due to September the 22nd.

And last but not least, here is the cover artwork for this new beast:







Visit Process of Guilt on FACEBOOK

And stay tunned for more news to come


lundi 3 juillet 2017

PROCESS OF GUILT ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM

Ladies & Gentlemen,

It's with a tremendous pleasure that we officialy announce that the iberic doomsters from PROCESS OF GUILT are going to release their new album "BLACK EARTH" next September!

This new release will be a co-production with our mates from Bleak Recording.

Here is a teaser of the madness to come:




And this is the official press release texte:



After building up their particular brand of extremity with a couple of breath-taking and well received releases – namely, «Fæmin» (full length, 2012) and the «Liar trilogy» (split with Rorcal, 2014) - Process of Guilt steadily return with «Black Earth», a sonic mammoth that pushes their music even further into new dimensions of heaviness, harshness and despair.
All songs on «Black Earth» result from a meticulous song-writing process developed over the last two years with the aim of building a sound landscape that reflects the album title, and where the lyrical themes are directly related to the presence and function of men in the planet and, particularly man in itself.
«Black Earth» builds upon five intense tracks, more scorching than anything Process of Guilt have ever done before. Steadily moving through dynamic rhythm changes, the band explores a more diverse vocal approach, mantra-like grooves, a crushing rhythm session, an everlasting love for feedback and more huge riffs than you can ask for in under 45 minutes.
In order to put this sonic behemoth in stone, Process of Guilt picked right where they left off their ever-growing audience with the last full-length, once again returning to the honorable mixing duties of Andrew Schneider at Acre in NYC (well known for his work with such bands as Unsane, Julie Christmas, Cave In or Rosetta) and to the mastering hands of Collin Jordan at The Boiler Room LLC - Music Mastering, in Chicago (Wovenhand, Eyehategod, Minsk...) thus assuring one more step forward in their quest for sonic greatness.
Once again joining efforts with Bleak Recordings and Division Records, September of 2017 will mark the much anticipated release of «Black Earth», the latest sonic landmark by Process of Guilt.


More informations very soon, stay tuned!

jeudi 15 juin 2017

CHARLES IN THE KITCHEN FABULOUS NEW VIDEO

LAdies & Gentle men,

Please have a sit, relaxe and enjoy CHARLES IN THE KITCHEN new punkish videoclip for their new single "I CAME HERE TO GET YOU". It was shot last summer in a house show, and it rocks like hell!



Stay tuned for more awesome news!

All best,

Your Division team!

jeudi 4 mai 2017

New PAPERTANK album is out NOW!

Today is the day, as the world welcomes PAPERTANK first album, "Playground"!




This condensate of everything raw punk, stoner & post hardcore has best to offer is released in a gorgeous digisleeve that you can order HERE.

You can of course stream it & download it for free HERE. (Come on people, this a "pay what you want" thing, show some heart to our beloved artists!!)

Their video for the first single "God bless you, wicked" can be watched here:


The release party will take place @ Bikini Test on may the 13th and our mighty CHARLES IN THE KITCHEN will open the night, so don't be late! Here is the facebook EVENT.



Say hell on FACEBOOK
Visit the band's HOMEPAGE
Listen to them on BANDCAMP
Look at how beautiful they are on YOUTUBE.

Have a nice day and stay tuned for more awesome news!

Your Division team

mercredi 29 mars 2017

Stoner-punk heroes PAPERTANK are joining the Division family!!!

Hi everybody!

As the summer is slowly coming we thought, here at DIVISION RECORDS, that it would be a good idea to sign a fresh punk/stoner/whatever new band! And this is now done with the newcomers from PAPERTANK! Please, ladies & Gentlemen, welcome them warmly, as they truly deserve it!




Papertank is a half-Swiss / half-French trio born in 2015. Their genuine originality lies heavily on their unusual formation, namely, a furious bass, a hammering drums and an addictively powerful voice. As a mixture made of punk, stoner rock & post-hardcore, the band displays an unique personality towards a heavy, fast & dirty music. Functioning as a deep breath of fresh air, this new promising band seems to know the way to bewitch every listener at the same speed it plays its unstoppable songs!

Their first album will be released May the 5th on a beautiful CD digisleeve. Here is the artwork cover:





A few month ago, the band had already released a single and shot a cool video for it, you can watch it here:


 Stay tuned for more awesome news! And in the meanwhile, be sure to check the band


lundi 20 mars 2017

NEW VIDEO FOR CLOSET DISCO QUEEN

Ladies & Gentlemen,

Please welcome this new rock as fuck video for our favourite duo!!

Just go THERE to watch it, and THERE to preorder the fantastic vinyl!



More news soon to come!


lundi 6 mars 2017

PREORDER CLOSET DISCO QUEEN NEW VINYL EP

Ladies & Gentlemen,

You can now PREORDER our upcoming release, namely the new vinyl ep from kraut-stoner-indie killing machine CLOSET DISCO QUEEN.





This 3 songs ep is absolutely fantastic, no need to say. It's available on black vinyl or on blue (LIMITED) vinyl. Make your choice but be sure to act fast as this whole new record is limited to 330 pieces.

It'll be released on April the 7th through DIVISON RECORDS, CRAZYSANE RECORDS & UNQUIET RECORDS.

You can stream a new song THERE.



More news soon to come.

jeudi 5 janvier 2017

A little retrospective of the last year.



2016 first release was the astonishing 4th album of RORCAL, the fantastic CREON. It was a real honor for us to collaborate in unleashing such a gigantic master piece of black art. It is rare to listen to such a complete work of art nowadays, their unique blend of black metal, doom & drone has reached a level beyond human understanding.







Then it was time to do what we wanted to do for years: sign a ROCK band. And this happened in the form of CHARLES IN THE KITCHEN, this huge groove machine. The idea was to enlarge our roster with different music styles. After having worked with hardcore, post-metal, doom, sludge, grind, black and stoner bands, we were ready to dive one step further and propose a pure rock band. We first released a brilliant 7” ep as single of their upcoming album. This first song has been on heavy rotation on Swiss radio, which is a real achievement for us! We are proud and happy! Then, after the summer, we released the full-length and the truth is that SLICE, COOK, TASTE & THRILL is one of the best modern rock albums we’ve heard in years. Well done, guys! 







One more record slot was open for this year, and we decided that after rock, it was worth to get back to some gloomy violence. That’s why we signed CHARLENE BERETAH for the release of their first ep, mixing with no shame doom, crust and black metal. And Jesus, it felt right to do something that nasty & that primitive!




Don't forget that you can order any of these albums on our ONLINE SHOP, we ship worldwide!

Next year will be full of releases, some of our mightiest heroes are returning, and we will continue to introduce you new bands as well.
Thank you for your interest, because if no one buys records, we simply can’t go on. So, sincerely, thank you for your trust!