Season of Mist, French independent label for Metal and Rock

Barishi (Gritty Progressive Metal)




In a scene that has become largely repetitive, nostalgia driven, and prone to navel gazing, few bands stand out as breaking new ground. With their sophomore full-length 'Blood from the Lion's Mouth', BARISHI demonstrate that it is still possible to challenge the established formulas of the metal genre by recombining its musical DNA.

There is an undeniable progressive undertone in their modern approach to hard guitar based music, but at the same time, the Americans delve into the darker side of extreme sound that defies the happy fret-fingering all too often employed by their peers. This album will not give away its treasures at a superficial glance but demands to be given time to grow.

BARISHI were formed by guitarist Graham Brooks, bassist Jon Kelley, and drummer Dylan Blake in Southern Vermont in the spring of 2010. The US band originally performed as an instrumental trio throughout the east coast of the United States, which they relentlessly toured. Their unique style of gritty progressive metal was completed with the addition of vocalist Sascha Simms in 2012. This line-up recorded and released a self-titled and critically acclaimed debut album in 2013. 'Barishi' was backed by a US tour in support of guitarist Felix Martin.

BARISHI provide the listener with earth-shattering grooves and savage vocals born in the verdant mountains of Vermont. Prepare to be pounded on and thunderstruck with ecstatic metal from the ancient hills of New England.


Name Instrument
Sascha Simms Vocals
Graham Brooks Guitar
Jon Kelley Bass
Dylan Blake Drums

Releases Season of Mist


Blood from the Lion's Mouth

General information
: Fri, Sep 16 2016
: Fri, Sep 16 2016
: Dark Modern Metal
: SOM390
: available




Tour dates

Date Country Town Venue Other information
Wed, May 30 2018 CA Quebec City L'Anti Bar +Tombs
Thu, May 31 2018 US Brattleboro, VT The Stone Church +Tombs
Fri, Jun 01 2018 US Portland, ME Geno's Rock Club +Tombs
Sat, Aug 25 2018 US Montague, MA Millers Falls Rod And Gun Club Exact date tba
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