Season of Mist, French independent label for Metal and Rock

Black metal orthodoxy demands a raw and unbound fierceness in the musical expression that is counterbalanced by epic melodies buried underneath a shredding onslaught and majestic atmospheres as well as corpsepaint, hoods and spikes in the visuals enhanced by Satanic mysticism on the lyrical side. All of this is delivered to the dark letter by BAPTISM, who also let their Finnish roots clearly show through their hellish sound.

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V: The Devil's Fire

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: Fri, Jul 22 2016
: Fri, Jul 22 2016
: Black Metal
: SUA064
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Season of Mist are proud to announce the signing of ESBEN AND THE WITCH. The dark atmospheric rockers will release their fourth full-length on the label this autumn.

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Hungarian avant-garde metal outfit THY CATAFALQUE have unveiled the first stunning song taken from their forthcoming seventh album 'Meta', which can be pre-ordered here (out September 16th). The track "Mezolit" is now exclusively streaming via the official media partners listed below.

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The godfathers of American doom, SAINT VITUS have unveiled the first raw track taken from their forthcoming live album 'Live Vol. 2', which can be pre-ordered here incl. exclusive limited editions with bonus album (out September 23). The classic "War Is Our Destiny" is now exclusively streaming via the official media partners below.

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Australian post-black metal extremists DÉPARTE are unleashing the first vitriolic song taken from their forthcoming full-length 'Failure, Subside', which can be pre-ordered here (out 14th of October). The song 'Vessel' is now exclusively streaming via the official media partners listed below.

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GORGUTS have announced a North American tour alongside INTRONAUT. The trek begins on Oct. 3 in Brighton, MA and continues over the rest of the month. The critically-acclaimed death metal pioneers will be touring in support of their latest EP 'Pleiades' Dust'. A full list of confirmed dates can be found below.

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SINISTRO have announced a string of European dates in support of SUBROSA. The Portuguese Fado rockers will join the acclaimed violin doom stoner act on the continent; starting at the Urban Spree in Germany's capital Berlin on September 22 and continuing until the concert at Espace B in Paris, France on the 10th of October. All currently confirmed SINISTRO shows can be viewed below.

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ABBATH has been nominated by Metal Hammer Germany for the Metal Hammer Awards 2016 in the category "Best Debut". The winner of this award is elected by jury decision. Season of Mist congratulates the Norwegian legend and wishes him the best of luck! If you want to check out all nominations, click here and scroll through the gallery using the small arrows.

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SONS OF BALAUR have been featured in the 'Realm Of The Damned' graphic novel. The forces behind the book have now announced an animated motion version of 'Realm Of The Damned' that will feature the dark and disturbed voices of David Vincent (ex-MORBID ANGEL), Dani Filth (CRADLE OF FLITH), Jill Janus (HUNTRESS), and many more. A first trailer can be viewed here.

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