Heilung Announces New Album – “Drif”



Neo-Folk and Ancient Music entity Heilung have shared the details of their upcoming new full length album, Drif due out on August 19, 2022 via Season of Mist. The band have shattered artwork and the track listing so far. The brand new single “Anoana”, which is accompanied by a video, will be released soon. For a glimpse of things to come, check out the “Anoana” teaser and pre-save the album here.

Continue reading


Midgardsblot Returns in 2022 with Wardruna, Heilung, Rotting Christ, Myrkur, Zeal and Ardor, Borknagar and More!


The intersection of Norse-Pagan culture, ancient dark folk music, and metal will take place once again at this summer’s Midgardsblot. Taking place in Norway, 17-20th of August, Ghost Cult is happy to see the return of this essential festival we have covered in the past. Among the headline acts this year are acclaimed acts such as Wardruna, Heilung, Rotting Christ, Myrkur, Zeal and Ardor, Borknagar, Primordial, Einherjer, Arkona, Lindy Fay Hella, Ragnarok, Helheim, Djevel, Urgehal, Koldbran, Konvent, Nytt Land, Kælan Mikla, Gaerra, Lucifer’s Child, Eivør, and more artists to be announced. The festival also includes actors and historical reenactments, seminars, and more! Tickets and camping accomodations are on sale at the link below.

Continue reading


Emperor, Mayhem And Enslaved Team Up for Exclusive Beyond The Gates Festival 2021 Appearance


Three of the most legendary names in Black Metal will unite for an unforgettable event at next summer’s Beyond The Gates Festival in Norway! Emperor, Mayhem and Enslaved will perform at Grieghallen MCMXCIV as part of the fest with full-album performances of their classic works; Mayhem’s De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas, Emperor’s In the Nightside Eclipse, and Enslaved’s Vikingligr Veldi. All three monumental albums were recorded in the legendary Grieghallen Studios in Bergen. Tickets can be purchased at the link below and the full festival lineup, headlined by a reunited Mercyful Fate is here as well! Continue reading


NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: April 28th New Music Releases


Purchase And Stream All The New Music Released Today!

Continue reading


Heilung Shares New Video for “Norupo”


Heilung has shared a brand new video, ‘Norupo’, taken from their sensational June 2019 release Futha (Season of Mist). Cinematic and vast as the forest it was filmed in, the clip for ‘Norupo’ gives the experience of the ritual from all angles. The group recently announced a Lifa Blu-Ray release and are slated to perform a special show at Red Rocks later in 2020. a Directed by Roderik Patijn, and with amazing Aerial Cinematography by Maarten Slooves, watch the clip below! Continue reading


Beyond The Gates Books Candlemass, 1349, Whoredom Rife, Hexvessel and Year Of The Goat


Long-running Metal Festival experience Beyond The Gates has booked its final bands for 2020 to complete their lineup! Joining the bill are Candlemass, 1349, Whoredom Rife, Hexvessel and Year Of The Goat. Already announced bands include Mercyful Fate, Opeth, Enslaved, Heilung, Sodom and more! A limited number of 3 Day Festival passes and club tickets on sale at the links below. Beyond The Gates Festival Takes Place August 19 – 22 in Bergen, Norway.Continue reading


Heilung To Perform at Red Rocks Amphitheater


On the heels of their sold-out US tour, and the announcement of their very first Blu-ray/DVD ritual, Heilung will join the ranks of legends when it performs at Red Rocks Amphitheater next fall. The show will take place on October 6. The group will be supporting their 2019 release, Futha, out now via Season of Mist, which debuted at #3 on the Billboard Heatseeker charts and #4 on the Billboard World Music Charts, placing on a total of seven Billboard charts within the first week of its release. Ticket pre-sales will start on Wednesday, March 4 at 10:00 A.M. MST. General on-sale will start on Friday, March 6 at 10:00 A.M. MST. Tickets can be purchased here:Continue reading


Heilung Announce “Lifa” Ritual Blu-Ray Release


Heilung will release their Lifa Blu-ray on April 24 via Season of Mist. Recorded at Castlefest 2017 in The Netherlands, captures their legendary debut performance and can be pre-ordered at the link below. This will be the first time that the mesmerizing footage is available worldwide as a stand-alone audio/visual (Blu-ray) piece. The group just concluded their sold-out American tour. Continue reading


CONCERT REVIEW: Heilung Live at Webster Hall


Have you ever attended a concert, and had a life-changing experience? I have had a few of those. I have been lucky in my so far to see a myriad of third-eye opening events like Miles Davis at Lincoln Center, Gorilla Biscuits at CBGBs (RIP), Rush at the height of their superpowers at Madison Square Garden, Joan Baez at a county fair, Overkill at Coney Island High (RIP), Tool before they were superstars, Frank Sinatra and Slayer in the same week, and the list goes on and on. Now I have one more experience to add to the list, not really a concert, but the first time I saw Heilung (Season of Mist). Continue reading