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Heilung (Amplified History / Neofolk)

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Latest news: Tue, May 29 2018, HEILUNG

Latest release: "Lifa"

Release date: Fri, Apr 20 2018, US Fri, Apr 20 2018

HEILUNG have added more festivals this summer. The Danish band will kick of their festival tour at the Graspop Metal Meeting in Dessel (BE) on June 21, and continue performing their mind-blowing live show at festivals such as Hellfest (FR), Roskilde (DK) and Wacken Open Air (DE). See the full list of tour dates below.

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21 Jun 18 Dessel (BE) Graspop Metal Meeting
23 Jun 18 Clisson (FR) Hellfest
29 Jun 18 Yekaterinburg (RU) Ural Music Nights
05 Jul 18 Roskilde (DK) Roskilde Festival
01 Aug 18 Wacken (DE) Wacken Open Air
16 Aug 18 Dinkelsbühl (DE) Summer Breeze Open Air
18 Aug 18 Ryma, Albaiulia (RO) Dark Bobastic Evening
23 Aug 18 Leiria (PT) Entremuralhas
25 Aug 18 Sarasu (LT) Menuo Juodaragis
13 Oct 18 Copenhagen (DK) DR Koncerthuset
22 Feb 19 Wacken (DE) Wacken Winter Nights (Exact date TBC)
11 Apr 19 Tilburg (NL) Roadburn Festival (Exact date TBC)

HEILUNG will be playing in support of their debut full-length, 'Ofnir' (2015) which was re-released by Season of Mist. Cover artwork and album details can be viewed below.

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  1. Opening Ceremony
  2. In Maidjan
  3. Alfadhirhaiti
  4. Carpathian Forest
  5. Krigsgaldr
  6. Hakkerskaldyr
  7. Fylgija Ear / Futhorck
  8. Othan
  9. Hamrer Hippyer

'Ofnir' can still be ordered in various formats in the Season of Mist shop

Join HEILUNG on their official Facebook page.

Biography

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Each live appearance of HEILUNG is a spectacular affair, where the lines blur between musical performance, ancient pagan rituals, past, and present. The Danish band found a fitting name for their opulent stage set and huge production: amplified history. Their viewers use other words such as "amazing, mind-blowing, goose bumps, unforgettable" and Metal Hammer UK even listed HEILUNG's much talked about show at the Midgardsblot Festival among the impressive Viking chieftain burial mounds at Borre, Norway as one of "The 10 best gigs of 2017"!

As a tribute to the overwhelming demand of their fast- growing host of supporters, HEILUNG released a complete live show under the banner of 'LIFA', which was recorded at Castlefest 2017. Since this recording sold out as quickly as the band's self-released debut full-length, 'Ofnir’, Season of Mist is making both albums available again in various formats.

HEILUNG means "healing" in the German language and this also describes the core of the band's sound. The listener is supposed to be left at ease and in a relaxed state after a magical musical journey that is at times turbulent.

HEILUNG reach far back in time to the Northern European iron age and Viking period to create their sound experience. The band utilises many means in their songs: from running water via human bones, reconstructed swords and shields up to ancient frame drums as well as bronze rings.

HEILUNG's lyrics contain original texts from rune stones, preserved spear shafts, amulets, and other ancient artefacts. Furthermore, the band uses poems, which either deal with historical events or are translations and interpretations of the original texts.

Any attempt to link the band with or bring their music into a modern political or religious context is pointless, since HEILUNG try to connect their listeners with a time before the coming of Christianity and modern political ideologies.

Line-up

Name Instrument
Kai Uwe Faust
Christopher Juul
Maria Franz

Releases Season of Mist

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Lifa

General information
: Fri, Apr 20 2018
: Fri, Apr 20 2018
: Amplified History / Neofolk
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: available

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Ofnir

General information
: Fri, Apr 20 2018
: Fri, Apr 20 2018
: Amplified History / Neofolk
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: available

Tour dates

Date Country Town Venue Other information
Thu, Jun 21 2018 BE Dessel Graspop Metal Meeting
Sat, Jun 23 2018 FR Clisson Hellfest
Fri, Jun 29 2018 RU Yekaterinburg Ural Music Nights
Thu, Jul 05 2018 DK Roskilde Roskilde Festival
Wed, Aug 01 2018 DE Wacken Wacken Open Air
Thu, Aug 16 2018 DE Dinkelsbühl Summer Breeze Open Air
Sat, Aug 18 2018 RO Ryma, Albaiulia Dark Bobastic Evening
Thu, Aug 23 2018 PT Leiria Entremuralhas
Sat, Aug 25 2018 LT Molavenai, Raseiniu raj Menuo Juodaragis
Sat, Oct 13 2018 DK Copenhagen DR Koncerthuset
Fri, Feb 22 2019 DE Wacken Wacken Winter Nights Exact date TBC
Thu, Apr 11 2019 NL Tilburg Roadburn Festival Exact date TBC
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