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Heilung (Amplified History / Neofolk)

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Latest news: Tue, Aug 21 2018, HEILUNG

Latest release: "Lifa"

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

After quickly selling out their gig at the Islington Assembly Hall in London, HEILUNG have announced another date in the United Kingdom. See the full list of tour dates below.

The Danish band will perform their first ever gig in Scotland at SWG3 in Glasgow on Sunday, November 11th.

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23 Aug 18 Leiria (PT) Entremuralhas
25 Aug 18 Molavenai, Raseiniu raj (LT) Menuo Juodaragis
13 Oct 18 Copenhagen (DK) DR Koncerthuset
09 Nov 18 London (UK) Islington Academy Hall
11 Nov 18 Glasgow (UK) SWG3
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 recently re-released by Season of Mist. Cover artwork and album details of 'Ofnir' 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 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
Sat, Oct 13 2018 DK Copenhagen DR Koncerthuset
Fri, Nov 09 2018 UK London Islington Academy Hall
Sun, Nov 11 2018 UK Glasgow SWG3
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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