CONCERT REVIEW: Heilung – Eivør – Lili Refrain Live at 013


 

This tour package is one of the many that were postponed from the pandemic, originally expected in early 2020, but now two years later, Heilung finally returns. Sadly, not with the original support of Gaahls Wyrd, but bringing the equally if differently impressive Eivør, and Lili Refrain. Tonight is a night with a theme of mythic vocals and the gods of old.

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Sólstafir Shares a New Music Video for “Dionysis” – New Co-headline Tour with Katatonia Starts Next Week


Icelandic post-metal band Sólstafir are about to kick off their previously announced trek with Katatonia, which will head out tomorrow January 20 for a co-headline tour of the UK and Europe. A full list of tour dates can be found below and tickets are on sale now. The band recently released a new music video for the song “Dionysus” from their acclaimed 2020 album Endless Twilight of Codependent Love which was released in 2020 via Season of Mist. Watch the video now!

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Ne Obliviscaris Announce New Album “Exul” – First Tour Dates Booked for 2023


Ne Obliviscaris has announced their new album, Exul, due for release on March 24th, 2023 via Season of Mist. They are proud to announce a new European tour, together with Persefone! The trek will kick off their ‘Exul’ EU/UK tour at the Tavastia venue in Helsinki (FI) on May 5 and sees the band traveling throughout 15 countries in the weeks to follow! A full list of confirmed dates and support acts can be found below.

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GIVEAWAY: Last Chance To Win Tickets to See Heilung on Their Current Tour


The Palladium, Worcester, MA 9/8/2022

 

The week marks the last chance to win tickets to see Heiling on their North American Tour this week! Following the release of their new album Drif via Season of Mist, the band and their label teamed up with Ghost Cult to give away tickets to the nearly sold-out tour! US and Canada residents only. Win tickets to see the band in Dallas, next weekend on October 1st! Details to win here:

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ALBUM REVIEW: Strigoi – Viscera


 

In 2010 following the death of his father, Paradise Lost’s founding guitar player and principle songwriter Gregor Mackintosh formed Vallenfyre with Hamish Glencross (ex-My Dying Bride). The aim was to provide an outlet for his grief by recording the heavier black / death metal-influenced music he had been writing, with Gregor also on vocal duties, a role he had never performed in Paradise Lost. In 2018 after three albums Gregor announced the project had come to a close, but from the ashes rose Strigoi, formed with Vallenfyre bassist Chris Casket (Devilment, ex Extreme Noise Terror), which would continue in a similar vein with 2019’s debut album Abandon All Faith.

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CONCERT REVIEW: Heilung – Live at Kings Theatre


The Palladium, Worcester, MA 9/8/2022

 

Sometimes your mind is clouded by your own thoughts, and you just need to get yourself saged, and howl throughout the night. I’m seeing Heilung on the 19th anniversary of my mother’s passing. I definitely felt some kind of way that day. If you’re still not familiar with Heilung by this point in time, the short answer is, they are an earthly ritual based performance.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Gaerea – Mirage


 

Yes, I think I’ve figured it out. What’s that? Well, I’m listening to Gaerea’s Mirage (Season of Mist) and for whatever reason, my brain keeps bringing up modern-day Lorna Shore. How does that make any sense, you ask? The former is clearly a black metal outfit, while the latter traffics in the death metal – deathcore, whatever – side of things. Sure, but as stylistically distinct as they are, boy do both bands enjoy being self-indulgent.

How so?

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ALBUM REVIEW: Hierophant – Death Siege


Blending together subgenres of metal to further push the boundaries of heavy music is not an uncommon practice these days. Hierophant, while starting off as mostly a blackened sludge metal group, is more recently focused on mixing the extremes of black metal and death metal. Their fifth release, Death Siege (Season of Mist), continues this signature for the Italian foursome.

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GIVEAWAY: Enter To Win Tickets to See Heilung on Their Current Tour


Heiling just released their new album Drif via Season of Mist, and are kicking off their North American Tour this weekend! Ghost Cult has teamed up with the band and their label to giveaway tickets to the nearly sold-out tour! US and Canada residents only. Dates with tickets up for grabs include Montreal (already awarded), Detroit (this weekend!) Chicago (next week), Portland, and Dallas. Details to win here:

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