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Skull Fracture Records 2021 Releases

Album cover art by Jonathan La Mantia

BLACK CURSE (EP) by Ashen Horde

BLACK CURSE is a two-track EP by the progressive black-metal band, Ashen Horde. The instrumental title track is inspired by the short story, TO MEGA THERION, written by Markisan Naso and published by Outland Entertainment in APEX: An Anthology of Dinosaur Tales.

The EP will be released on April 2. It is available to pre-order as a digital download or on cassette. There are two physical release options:

A band exclusive, midnight black cassette. 100 total copies. Digital download included. Available at the Ashen Horde Bandcamp page.
An SFR exclusive, blood red cassette. 50 total copies. Includes a copy of the book, APEX: World of Dinosaurs Anthology signed by TO MEGA THERION writer Markisan Naso. Digital download included. Available at the Skull Fracture Records Bandcamp page.

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Album cover art by Jason Muhr and Rico Renzi

BY THE HORNS (EP) by Arctic Sleep

BY THE HORNS is a two-track EP soundtrack by the progressive, atmospheric doom-metal band, Arctic Sleep. The songs are inspired by the comic book series, BY THE HORNS, created by Markisan Naso and Jason Muhr, published by Scout Comics.

The BY THE HORNS EP will be released on March 5, 2021. It is available to pre-order digitally and on 7″ vinyl in three different colors – transparent orange (Scout Comics and Arctic Sleep exclusive), transparent purple (Arctic Sleep exclusive), and transparent blue (Skull Fracture Records Exclusive). Three ultra-rare test press records on black vinyl with hand-drawn covers by BY THE HORNS writer, Markisan Naso, are also available via Skull Fracture Records.

All vinyl editions include a limited edition copy of the BY THE HORNS #1 comic book. Click on images below to purchase.

Skull Fracture Exclusive Blue 7” with BY THE HORNS #1 signed by writer Markisan Naso
Skull Fracture Exclusive Test Press 7″ with Signed, Hand-Drawn Doodle Cover by BY THE HORNS Writer Markisan Naso. Only 3 Available!
Arctic Sleep Exclusive Boris Purple 7” with BY THE HORNS #1
Scout Comics and Arctic Sleep Exclusive Orange 7” with BY THE HORNS #1

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“I WON’T STOP UNTIL I PUT MY BLADE THROUGH THE LAST UNICORN ON SOLOTHUS.”

excerpt from by the horns, the inspiration behind arctic sleep’s by the horns ep.

BY THE HORNS, created by Markisan Naso and Jason Muhr

Skull Fracture Records is an independent label dedicated to releasing music inspired by stories and myth.

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