Cape Fear metal legends WEEDEATER will be hitting the road in the states once again in July! The trek kicks off on July 2 in South Carolina and will conclude in Johnson City, TN on July 17. The band will be supported by Telekinetic Yeti + Witchpit. The full run can be found below and tickets are on sale here: http://www.weedmetal.com/tour.html
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Season of Mist is proud to announce that avant-garde project THY CATAFALQUE has won the Fonogram Award (Hungarian Music Award, similar to a Grammy) for the album ‘Vadak’ in the “Best Hungarian Hard Rock/Metal Album” category! The nominees were as follows:European Mantra – Yancha (Gramy Records) Junkies – Kézműves Junkies (H-Music (Hangfelvételkiadó Kft.)) Mudfield – Szörnyeteg (Keytracks Hungary) Nagyúr – Arra várok, hogy minden egyes hangból csönd legyen (szerzői kiadás) Thy Catafalque – Vadak (Season Of Mist)
Caledonian metal pioneer SAOR is now premiering the official music video for the brand new song, “Beyond the Wall,” which is taken from its upcoming fifth full-length album, ‘Origins!’ The song and video, which was created by Guilherme Henriques, can be found here: https://youtu.be/gsUqVnSQucM
Los Angeles death metal icons ABYSMAL DAWN and NYC/New Jersey metal collective TOMBS will be supporting ORIGIN along with KILLITOROUS this on the North American Chaosmos Tour! The trek starts TONIGHT, May 23, in Albuquerque, NM and will conclude on June 15 in Lawrence, KS. The full run of dates can be found below!
Atlanta black metal outfit CLOAK will be joining ACID WITCH on the road starting tomorrow, May 24, in Cleveland, OH until May 28 in Pittsburgh, PA. There will also be a very special Philadelphia, PA show on May 25 in which the band will be supporting VIO-LENCE, CORONER, and EXCITER at Underground Arts! The full run of shows and ticket links can be found below!
Prog legend CYNIC have just released a rare, never seen before live performance video of “King of Those Who Know” from their 2010 ‘Traced in Air’ tour in Mexico City at the EYESCREAM METALFEST II. The footage was lost until recently, when producer/animation director, Gabriel Raso sent the recovered footage to the band. The video is dedicated to the memory of drummer, Sean Reinert.
The French perverts of GRONIBARD are about to violently assault your auditory senses and are now dropping their full album in advance of the release date! ‘Regarde les Hommes Sucer,’ which is due on May 20, can now be heard via the official Season of Mist YouTube channel HERE.
JUNO-Award winning tech death titans ARCHSPIRE will be embarking on their first ever Latin American tour this year! The first leg of the tour will kick off on July 3 in Leon (MX) and will then conclude in Puebla (MX) on July 10. The band will return on September 6 in São José dos Campos (BR) for the second leg, which will draw its final curtain in San Jose (CR) on September 18. The full run of dates can be found below! Venues are TBA.
New York/New Jersey metal collective TOMBS is now premiering a faithful and brutalizing cover of Motörhead’s iconic song, “Killed by Death.” In true Motörhead fashion, bassist Drew Murphy takes the vocal lead on this one, channeling the gruff rock ‘n’ roll spirit of Lemmy Kilmister with perfect precision. The song features guest guitarist Dan Higgins of HAMMERFIGHT, who performs with Murphy in New Jersey’s premier Motörhead tribute band, ENGINEHEAD. The song and accompanying visualizer can be found at the official Season of Mist Youtube here: https://youtu.be/zprmWmVzxs4
Cathartic black metal outfit GAEREA will be embarking on their first ever Latin America tour this November! The headliner will kick off in Brazil on November 15 and will conclude in El Salvador on November 30! The band will then head to Mexico City to headline Mexico Black Metal Chaos Festival from December 2-4 (Exact date TBA). Venues and tickets will be announced soon! GAEREA Latin America 2022: 11/15: Recife, BR 11/16: Sao Paulo, BR 11/17: Curitiba, BR 11/18: Porto Alegre, BR 11/19: Montevideo, UY 11/20: Buenos Aires, AR 11/23: Santiago, CL 11/25: Medellin, CO 11/26: Bogota, CO 11/27: San Jose, CR 11/29: Guatemala City, GT 11/30: San Salvador, SV 12/2-4: Mexico City, MX @ Mexico Black Metal Chaos Fest To Ain Null Glare Conspiranoia Urge Mare
Season of Mist is proud to announce that tech death titans ARCHSPIRE have won the Juno Award (Canadian Grammy) in the “Metal/Hard Music Album of the Year” category for their 2021 release, ‘Bleed the Future!’ Congratulations!
Season of Mist are proud to announce the signing of VÉVAKI! The Nordic folk outfit will release their second album ‘Fórnspeki’ via Season of Mist in the fall of 2022. In celebration of the signing, and to provide a taste of things to come, the band now release a first new track already! The song “Jötnablót”, which is accompanied by an official music video, can now be viewed via the official Season of Mist YouTube channel HERE. The track can be pre-saved HERE.
Season of Mist are proud to announce the signing of BLACK ORCHID EMPIRE. The UK trio will release their brand new album via Season of Mist in 2023 and have this to say about the collaboration:
Enigmatic dark metal outfit DEATHWHITE will be releasing their third full-length, ‘Grey Everlasting,’ on June 10 via Season of Mist! The band is now sharing their emotional new single, “White Sleep,” which can be heard here: https://youtu.be/t0j1VbeZZNk
Texan black metal battalion NECROFIER will be joining DANZIG’s U.S. tour starting tomorrow, May 10 in Denver, CO and will remain on the trek until May 19! The package also includes support from CRADLE OF FILTH and CROBOT.
Three-piece extreme metal formation VLTIMAS are now announcing new European tour dates for the summer of 2022! A full list of confirmed dates, including festival appearances, can be found below.
Swedish folk rock pioneers GARMARNA are now announcing a brand new European tour in the fall of 2022! A full list of confirmed dates (including festival appearances) can be found below.
Greek metal legends ROTTING CHRIST have teamed up with Flymachine and Knotfest for a very special livestream of their upcoming Houston, TX performance at White Oak Music Hall, which will take place on May 16 at approximately 8:45 P.M. PDT // 11:45 P.M. EDT (airing in Europe on May 17 @ 05:45 CEST). The stream will air worldwide and here is where/how to watch!
Impure Wilhelmina are about to kick off their previously announced (French) tour dates tomorrow May 05! The ‘Antidote Europe Tour’ starts at the Passagers du Zinc in Besançon, and sees the band traveling throughout France in the months of May and June.