Season of Mist, French independent label for Metal and Rock

Latest news: Tue, Sep 18 2018

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Tue, Sep 18 2018: GAAHLS WYRD

Season of Mist are proud to sign Norwegian extreme metal band GAAHLS WYRD. Over the past months, the five piece, fronted by legendary vocalist Gaahl, have recorded their debut album in the Solslottet Studios with producer Iver Sandøy (ENSLAVED). The record is set for release in early 2019.

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The band comments: "It’s always been of outmost importance for us to work with people that we can relate to, trust, and will understand our creative and professional vision. Season of Mist feels like home to us and we can’t wait to start what hopefully will be a long and rewarding relationship for both parties."

Furthermore, GAAHLS WYRD have announced a European co-headliner tour with enigmatic metal band TRIBULATION and UADA in 2019. The Norwegians add: “We have a lot of respect for our travel partners, TRIBULATION and UADA, and can’t wait to join forces for what we believe will be a thoroughly enjoyably and diverse package, that we are confident will hit home in the metal community. We’re also massively eager to present songs from our brand new album that will be released next year. 2019 can’t come soon enough."

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GAAHLS WYRD with TRIBULATION and UADA
21 Feb 19 Hamburg (DE) Kronensaal
22 Feb 19 Essen (DE) Turock
24 Feb 19 Utrecht (NL) Helling
25 Feb 19 London (UK) o2 Islington Academy
26 Feb 19 Paris (FR) Petit Bain
28 Feb 19 Munich (DE) Backstage
01 Mar 19 Winterthur (CH) Gaswerk
02 Mar 19 Vienna (AT) Viper Room
03 Mar 19 Prague (CZ) Nova Chmelnice
05 Mar 19 Poznan (PL) U Bazyla
06 Mar 19 Warschau (PL) Proxima
07 Mar 19 Berlin (DE) BiNuu
08 Mar 19 Leipzig (DE) UT Connewitz
09 Mar 19 Weinheim (DE) Cafe Central
10 Mar 19 Leeuwarden (NL) Neushoorn

GAAHLS WYRD other live dates
05 Oct 18 Avelgem (BE) Hard Rock Fest
08 Dec 18 Wels (AT) Celebrare Noctem
17 May 19 Hyvinkaa (FI) Steelfest
25 Jul 19 Tolmin (SL) Metaldays Tolmin

Join GAAHLS WYRD on their official Facebook page

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Tue, Sep 18 2018: SARAH LONGFIELD

Upcoming release: "Disparity"

Release date: Fri, Nov 30 2018, US Fri, Nov 30 2018

American multi-instrumentalist SARAH LONGFIELD is now premiering the first track of her upcoming album 'Disparity'. The record is set for release on November 30th, 2018, via Season of Mist. Listen to the new song below.

The song "Cataclysm" is streaming via Guitar World here.

Sarah comments on the song: "This song is so fun for me to play. There’s a pretty big Animals As Leaders influence, which makes sense as I wrote it the day after seeing one of their shows in Providence, RI. It’s a combo of the way my style has developed over the last few years yet still pays homage to my heavier roots. Hope you enjoy!"

About the record, the guitarist says the following: "I've been fortunate in my musical endeavors to see lots of beautiful places and experience many incredible, but also occasionally strange and dark things. The contrast has been truly inspiring and this album is documentation of that. Thus, there are many different moods throughout the record. I'm really excited about getting to perform such a varied record live!"

Furthermore, SARAH LONGFIELD has unveiled the artwork of the upcoming album. See the cover and the track-list details below.

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  1. Intro
  2. Embracing Solace
  3. Departure
  4. Cataclysm
  5. Sun
  6. Citrine
  7. Miro
  8. Stay Here
  9. The Fall

'Disparity' can be pre-ordered in the Season of Shop.

Join SARAH LONGFIELD on her official Facebook page.

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Tue, Sep 18 2018: CRIPPLED BLACK PHOENIX

Latest release: "Great Escape"

Release date: Fri, Sep 14 2018, US Fri, Sep 14 2018

CRIPPLED BLACK PHOENIX are now streaming their entire new masterpiece 'Great Escape' via Prog Magazine (UK). Listen to the album at the link below.

Check out the full album via Prog Magazine.

Mastermind Justin Greaves comments: "Great Escape was born from a place of resignation to stressful and painful things, like holding my hands up and shouting “I don’t care anymore, I just want out of this” ... Which then opened the door to a lot of other topics which relate to this state of mind, and these topics are what fueled this album.

Whether it’s internal struggles, or things in the wide world that make us despair, or wanting to help the voiceless animals escape human tyranny, most people can relate to escapism in different forms.

'Great Escape' is not an album of singles to achieve maximum popularity, but then no CBP album is. Sonically it’s true CBP and I hope fans get that old familiar misery -vs- hope vibe. Stick on the headphones and turn it up! There’s some very cool stuff happening under the surface of the songs.
I’ll just leave it there along with this quote from Alan Watts which sums up a lot of what this album represents.

“As soon as we are born we are labeled; name, race, nationality, family, status… We are inserted into a story not of our making. As soon as we start walking and exploring the majestic world around us we are told ‘oh, but you must go to school now! You must finish school to go to high school. You must finish high school to go to college. You must master a degree so you can get a good job. You must work hard so you can be promoted. You must make a family. You must buy a house. You must… you must… you must…’ Until you retire. And then what?” "

CRIPPLED BLACK PHOENIX have previously revealed the artwork for 'Great Escape', which can be viewed together with the album details below.

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  1. You Brought It Upon Yourselves
  2. To You I Give
  3. Uncivil War (pt I)
  4. Madman
  5. Times, They Are A’Raging
  6. Rain Black, Reign Heavy
  7. Slow Motion Breakdown
  8. Nebulas
  9. Las Diabolicas
  10. Great Escape (pt I)
  11. Great Escape (pt II)

‘Great Escape’ is now available in the Season of Mist shop.

Join CRIPPLED BLACK PHOENIX on their official Facebook page.

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Tue, Sep 18 2018: NIGHTMARER

Latest release: "Cacophony of Terror"

Release date: Fri, Mar 23 2018, US Fri, Mar 23 2018

NIGHTMARER have premiered a brand new playthrough video of the song "Stahlwald", via the website of Gear Gods. The video can be viewed at the link below.

The track has been taken from the debut full-length, 'Cacophony of Terror', which was released via Season of Mist on March 23rd, 2018. Check it out here.

The album cover and the track list details 'Cacophony of Terror' can be viewed below.

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  1. The Descent
  2. Stahlwald
  3. Skinner
  4. Bleach
  5. Cave Digger
  6. Fetisch
  7. Tidal Waves of Terror
  8. Ceremony of Control
  9. Death
  10. Swansong

'Cacophony of Terror' is available in various formats in the Season of Mist shop.

Join NIGHTMARER on their official Facebook page.

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Tue, Sep 18 2018: DISPERSE

Latest release: "Foreword"

Release date: Fri, Feb 24 2017, US Fri, Feb 24 2017

Progressive metal band DISPERSE have announced a Polish tour in November 2018, with DISTORTED HARMONY. The tour will kick off in Łódź, on November 14 and will end exactly 10 days later in Wroclaw. The full list of tour dates can be found below.

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DISPERSE with DISTORTED HARMONY
14 Nov 18 Lodz (PL) Magnetofon
15 Nov 18 PoznaN (PL) U Bazyla
16 Nov 18 Warszawa (PL) Voodoo Club
20 Nov 18 Lublin (PL) Graffiti
21 Nov 18 Rzeszów (PL) Vinyl
22 Nov 18 Kraków (PL) Zaczek
24 Nov 18 Wroclaw (PL) Firlej

The band comments: "It's good to be back in Poland. This fall we will revisit 'Foreword', 'Living Mirrors' and 'Journey Through the Hidden Gardens', sharing the stage with our special guests from Israel - Distorted Harmony, who are promoting their new album 'A Way Out'. We've been working hard to take our live performance production to the next level - that's why this tour is special to us and we really hope it will be something our fans haven't expected. It is also first DH appearance in Poland, so we are glad to be bringing them to Poland and inviting our compatriots to their music.

DISPERSE will be touring in support of their latest, highly acclaimed record 'Foreword', released via Season of Mist in February 2017. The Artwork and track-list of 'Foreword' can be viewed below.

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  1. Stay
  2. Surrender
  3. Bubbles
  4. Tomorrow
  5. Tether
  6. Sleeping Ivy
  7. Does It Matter How Far?
  8. Foreword
  9. Neon
  10. Gabriel
  11. Kites

'Foreword' can be ordered in various formats in the Season of Mist shop.

Join DISPERSE on their official Facebook page.

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Tue, Sep 18 2018: NE OBLIVISCARIS

Latest release: "Urn"

Release date: Fri, Oct 27 2017, US Fri, Oct 27 2017

Fresh off their heels from a wildly successful tour across Mexico, NE OBLIVISCARIS have finally embarked on their long-awaited North American tour. Many of these dates sees them playing alongside WINTERSUN and SARAH LONGFIELD. See the full list of tour dates below.

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NE OBLIVISCARIS with WINTERSUN and SARAH LONGFIELD
18 Sep 18 New Orleans, LA (US) Southport Music Hall
19 Sep 18 Dallas, TX (US) GMB&G
20 Sep 18 San Antonio, TX (US) Alamo City Music Hall
22 Sep 18 Phoenix, AZ (US) Club Red
23 Sep 18 Los Angeles, CA (US) Mayan
24 Sep 18 San Francisco, CA (US) The Regency Ballroom
25 Sep 18 Portland, OR (US) Bossnanova Ballroom
26 Sep 18 Seattle, WA (US) Club Sur Rocks
27 Sep 18 Vancouver, BC (US) The Vogue Theater
29 Sep 18 Calgary, AB (US) Gateway
30 Sep 18 Edmonton, AB (US) Starlite
02 Oct 18 Salt Lake City, UT (US) Metro
03 Oct 18 Denver, CO (US) Gothic Theater
04 Oct 18 Kansas City, MO (US) Riot Room
05 Oct 18 Minneapolis, MN (US) Skyway Theater
06 Oct 18 Chicago, IL (US) Bottom Lounge
07 Oct 18 Detroit, MI (US) Majestic
09 Oct 18 Toronto, ON (CA) Opera House
10 Oct 18 Montreal, QC (CA) Club Soda
12 Oct 18 Baltimore, MD (US) Baltimore Soundstage
13 Oct 18 Worcester, MA (US) The Palladium/Rock & Shock
14 Oct 18 New York, NY (US) Irving Plaza

NE OBLIVISCARIS are touring in support of their latest album, 'Urn'. 'Urn' is bound to be a career defining moment for the band. The Australian extreme prog stars have honed and re-balanced the key elements of their unique sound to a razor sharp musical edge. Fierce growls intertwine with emotive vocals, while devastating, intricate guitar riffs and thundering drums play against an unleashed violin and gorgeous string arrangements. NE OBLIVICARIS innovate the epic, progressive and intense extreme metal forms of expression once again, marking a new peak in the steep rise of the band.

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  1. Libera (Part I) – Saturnine Spheres
  2. Libera (Part II) – Ascent of Burning Moths
  3. Intra Venus
  4. Eyrie
  5. Urn (Part I) – And Within The Void We Are Breathless
  6. Urn (Part II) – As Embers Dance In Our Eyes

‘Urn’ is still available in various formats in the Season of Mist shop.

Join NE OBLIVISCARIS on their official Facebook page.

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Tue, Sep 18 2018: BEYOND CREATION

Upcoming release: "Algorythm"

Release date: Fri, Oct 12 2018, US Fri, Oct 12 2018

BEYOND CREATION have embarked on their extensive North American tour this week. The "Diluvium North American Tour" kicks off tonight in Oakland, and sees BEYOND CREATION joining forces with OBSCURA, ARCHSPIRE, and more. A full list of confirmed tour dates can be found below.

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BEYOND CREATION with OBSCURA, ARCHSPIRE, INFERI and EXIST
19 Sep 18 Salt Lake City, UT (US) Metro Music Hall
20 Sep 18 Denver, CO (US) Marquis Theatre
21 Sep 18 Kansas City, MO (US) Riot Room
22 Sep 18 Joliet, IL (US) The Forge
23 Sep 18 Toronto, ON (CAN) Velvet Underground
24 Sep 18 Quebec City, QC (CAN) Salle Multi
25 Sep 18 Worcester, MA (US) Palladium
26 Sep 18 Brooklyn, NY (US) Knitting Factory
26 Sep 18 Philadelphia, PA (US) Voltage Lounge
29 Sep 18 Atlanta, GA (US) The Masquerade
30 Sep 18 Orlando, FL (US) The Haven
01 Oct 18 New Orleans, LA (US) Southport Hall
02 Oct 18 Houston, TX (US) Scout Bar
03 Oct 18 Austin, TX (US) Come and Take it Live
04 Oct 18 Dallas, TX (US) Gas Monkey Gas Bar & Grill
06 Oct 18 Mesa, AZ (US) Club Red
07 Oct 18 Los Angeles, CA (US) 1720

BEYOND CREATION are touring in support of their forthcoming new album, 'Algorythm'. On their long awaited new album the Montreal quartet take yet another step forward. Incredibly intricate and subtle guitar and bass work weave through a fierce percussive onslaught in a dizzying display of mastery and instrumental interplay. BEYOND CREATION are at the apex of modern death metal, and 'Algorythm' is a study in the forward motion of intelligent, progressive extremity.

The technical death metallers will be touring in support of their upcoming album. The artwork and track list for 'Algorythm' can be found below:

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  1. Disenthrall
  2. Entre Suffrage Et Mirage
  3. Surface's Echoes
  4. Ethereal Kingdom
  5. Algorythm
  6. À Travers Le Temps Et L'Oubli
  7. In Adversity
  8. The Inversion
  9. Binomial Structures
  10. The Afterlife

'Algorythm' is available for pre-ordering in the Season of Mist shop.

Join BEYOND CREATION on their official Facebook page.

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