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ABSENT IN BODY – “The Abyss Stares Back” series

We are pleased to announce the release details of the fifth and final installment of ‘The Abyss Stares Back’ series. The unique collaboration between Scott Kelly (Neurosis), Mathieu Vandekerckhove (Syndrome/Amenra) and Colin H. van Eeckhout (Amenra/CHVE) is a twenty minute opus entitled ‘Absent In Body’. The record will be limited to 500 vinyl copies, and […]

The Abyss Stares Back – boxset pre-order online

The Boxset is up for pre-order. All info in our store. If you’re interested in a single release: we’ll sell remaining copies of the Amenra/Vvovnds split LP in our store from May 20th. Around the same date we’ll ship the first parcels of the boxset.

Mass II reissue in April 2014

Flashback to 2005! Belgium’s leading doom/sludge metal act AMENRA independently releases ‘Mass II’, an extremely limited edition collector’s item pressed on CDR and silkscreened LP. The record is only available at one of their legendary concerts, at an abandoned chapel in their hometown of Ghent. Mass II becomes a much sought after hidden gem… Fast-forward […]

new Hypertension release for 2013

Brought to life by Mathieu Vandekerckhove, creative backbone of bands as Amenra, Kingdom, SemblerDeah, Caan…, Syndrome was born at the very heart of the Church of Ra. Syndrome’s latest, astonishing, work, NOW AND FOREVER shows art in his truest form: heartfelt, personal, pure and free. Wisdom from a father passed on to his son in […]

The beast has risen from hibernation

First things first: after a short break and some time to take care of our recent offspring (3 new additions to the Hype-families, 2 girls, 1 boy, in case you’re keeping count) we can assure you the beast has risen from hibernation! Unless the Mayas prove us wrong expect some fresh releases early 2013! Stay […]

Sembler Deah “Kaessariah. heel een leven lang.” – LP order NOW!

Starting today true believers with the audacity to travel behind words and speech can engage in the experience of SEMBLER DEAH’S – “Kaessariah. Heel een Leven Lang”. Hypertension will press this bold eulogy of dark ambient and industrial noisesoundscapes on top-notch quality vinyl that comes limited to only 300 pieces. 200 on black vinyl, 100 […]

Church or ra: Kingdom/Amenra

Church of ra: Kingdom / Amenra The Kingdom – Hemeltraan LP is going fast! Don’t miss out on this black pearl filled with bleak drones, epic doom and fuzzy sludge and check our store. Both Kingdom and Amenra will play a limited amount of shows in 2011, all carefully selected throughout Europe. Do not waste […]

Amenra has new guitar player

AMENRA 2xLP PRE-ORDERS The year is finally coming to an end, for us the perfect time to announce the release of the long-awaited vinyl version of AMENRA’s masterpiece ‘Mass IIII’. As of January 5st until January 20th, we will be taking preorders for the AMENRA ‘Mass IIII’ 2xLP. It will have a superb deluxe gatefold […]

Mass II

Ltd edition 500 copies Repress digipack edition (april 2014)

Amenra “Mass III & IIII” out soon on Init records

We’re extremely pleased to announce that Init Records will be taking care of an official US release of AMENRA’s last two records. More news as soon as have more details! For now, check them out at www.initrecords.com

Amenra Mass II and Mass IIII releases

AMENRA “Mass II” CD OUT NOW Hypertension is proud to announce that we are currently finishing the pressing for AMENRA’s most sought after release, ‘Mass II’. This record was only available at their shows a couple of years ago, but due to popular demand, the band and us decided to do an official release of […]

Amenra US spring tour 2009

Here are the dates for the upcoming US tour: 02/15        NYC, NY @ tba 02/16        Providence, RI @ Club Hell 02/17        Boston, MA @ The Church 02/18        Albany, NY @ Valentines 02/19        Montreal, QC @ Katacombes 02/20        Toronto, ON @ Studio BLR 02/21        Lansing, MI @ Mac’s Bar 02/22        Chicago, IL @ tba […]

Amenra part ways with guitarist

That’s right. AMENRA decided to part ways with guitarist Vincent Tetaert. Due to this line-up change, all shows have been cancelled. The first AMENRA show will be at the Eurosonic Festival in January. Then they’ll return to the US soil early February, followed by a slew of shows in Greece and the Low Countries in […]

Amenra “Mass IIII” reviews

So, it’s been a couple of months since we unleashed ‘Mass IIII’ onto the world. And the reactions, well, check it out for yourself: “Mass IIII” will be one of the best albums for 2008! The feeling is supernatural – There’s no competition at all!!” (Archaic Magazine) “…more liable to be locked into an enduring, […]


Regular edition 150 pre-order packages incl 6 postcards + T-shirt 2xLP 150 copies on clear 600 copies on black 2nd press 100 copies on clear (180 gr vinyl) 400 copies on black (180gr vinyl) 3rd press 100 copies on grey/white vinyl (+ cd) 200 copies on white vinyl (+ cd) 200 copies on grey vinyl […]


BIOGRAPHY Decaying cathedrals. The march at twilight towards a sure death. Infested soil. Millions of decrepit bones in an eternal sleep. Surrounded by shrapnel, rusty bullets and locust. Cries still echo in the barren fields, remaining unheard by today’s deaf society. It’s on this soil that the first big war came to an end, it’s […]

Some secrets are better left untold

25 march 2008 Some secrets are better left untold. Some mysteries are better left unraveled. Some dogma’s are better rewritten. The time has come to abandon all of man’s doctrines and to embrace ‘Mass IIII’, AMENRA’s sophomore full-length for Hypertension Records. 27 months of touring, aching, rehearsing and searching after their breakthrough record ‘Mass III’, […]

Mass III

Pressing info: Regular edition 150 Pre-order packages incl. DVD & Tshirt Remastered cd-editon (november 2013)