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Latest news: Tue, Oct 22 2019, THE OLD DEAD TREE

Upcoming release: "The End"

Release date: Fri, Dec 06 2019, US Fri, Dec 06 2019

French dark metal outfit THE OLD DEAD TREE are now releasing a new track and album details of their upcoming opus 'The End', which will be released on December 6, 2019. This final chapter, containing 5 never released tracks, was already written in 1999, a few days before the tragic loss of drummer Frédéric Guillemot. With this final chapter, the band is closing their career by paying one last tribute to their long-lost friend. The EP includes a bonus DVD containing an extensive documentary on the bands' career.

The track 'The End...Again' has been made public in the form of a lyric video and can be viewed at the link HERE.

Vocalist/Guitarist Manuel Munoz comments on the track: "We're proud and happy to share these new songs with you. As you now, beautiful things take time...."

THE OLD DEAD TREE have furthermore revealed the artwork and track-list of 'The End', which can be viewed below.



  1. Sorry
  2. Someone Should Know (The Truth)
  3. Kids
  4. Raise
  5. The End... Again

Join THE OLD DEAD TREE on their official Facebook page.

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



During the 2000s, THE OLD DEAD TREE has distinguished itself in the European metal scene by giving more than 150 concerts and releasing three albums based on a unique style, mixing extreme metal and dark rock-pop. All sublimated by the singular and versatile mastermind Manuel Munoz (ARKAN, MELTED SPACE).

The group was founded in 1997, but in 1999, when the band just released their first EP "The Blossom", drummer Frederic Guillemot passes away. The Shock deeply traumatized the other members which turned out to be the basis of the concept for their first full length album: "The Nameless Disease".

As soon as it was released in 2003, the immediate success of this acclaimed album allowed the band to hit the road with bands such as PARADISE LOST, OPETH and KATATONIA and introduced their music throughout Europe.

It was with this experience that THE OLD DEAD TREE entered the studio in the Spring of 2005 under the leadership of producer Andy Classen (KRISIUN, LEGION OF THE DAMNED) to give birth to their second full length "The Perpetual Motion", whose success caused THE OLD DEAD TREE to join the first part of the European tour of EPICA and allowed the group to give their first headlining shows after that.

In 2009, two years after the release of a third album "The Water Fields" and despite the success of the following tour (including performances at Hellfest, Summer Breeze, Wave Gotik Treffen) with DEAD SOUL TRIBE and SUBWAY TO SALLY, the band became too much of a burden for many members of the group; Manuel Munoz announced the end of THE OLD DEAD TREE, refusing to renew the line up once again.

In 2013 the band meets temporarily during a tour celebrating the 10 years of the album "The Nameless Disease".

With this final chapter, the band is closing their career by paying one last tribute to their long-lost friend, who disappeared 20 years ago. The End…Again.


Name Instrument
Manuel MUNOZ Vocals, Guitars
Gilles MOINET Guitars
Vincent DANHIER Bass
Foued MOUKID Drums

Releases Season of Mist


The End

General information
: Fri, Dec 06 2019
: Fri, Dec 06 2019
: Gothic Metal
: SOM365


The Blossom

General information
: Mon, Mar 04 2013
: Tue, Jun 18 2013
: Gothic Metal
: SOM305
: available


The Water Fields

General information
: Mon, Sep 17 2007
: Gothic Metal
: SOM164
: available


The perpetual Motion

General information
: Mon, Aug 29 2005
: Gothic Metal
: SOM111
: available


The Nameless Disease

General information
: Mon, Mar 17 2003
: Gothic Metal
: SOM070
: available
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