Season of Mist, French independent label for Metal and Rock

CRIPPLED BLACK PHOENIX have always confounded critics trying to pin their style down ever since multi-instrumentalist Justin Greaves recorded his first ideas in 2004 – which earned them tagging attempts ranging from "stoner prog" to "freak folk" to "psychedelic doom". Despite the wide range of musical leanings within their albums, there are a unifying dark streak and sombre melancholy running through the songs. Founder Justin Greaves had already made himself a name as drummer for IRON MONKEY and ELECTRIC WIZARD among others. When the multi-instrumentalist finally decided to stand on his own musical feet, CRIPPLED BLACK PHOENIX was born as a project. This involves a changing cast of musicians and live set-ups, which mirror the ever ongoing evolution of the band and the fact that the songs were mostly not composed with their live performance on mind.

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: Fri, Nov 04 2016
: Fri, Nov 04 2016
: Macabre Rock
: SOM399
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Darkness comes crushing down like an avalanche of despair, misery, and pain. While an undercurrent of harsh brutality is tangible within each note, there is also a black void clawing at sanity and trying to drag all emotion into the ...

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Something ancient and primordial stalks the four tracks on the fourth full-length of ESBEN AND THE WITCH. The haunting voice of Rachel Davies weaves arcane spells through hypnotic patterns. Interlaced in these invocations is the emotive ...

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SÓLSTAFIR have released a new video for the track "Dagmál", which has been taken from the band's latest full-length 'Ótta'. The enigmatic Icelandic rockers are also releasing statements about their re-signing to Season of Mist and the recording of their forthcoming new album.

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HARK have premiered the first track taken from their eagerly anticipated forthcoming album 'Machinations'. The sophomore full-length of these Welsh heavy rockers will be out in stores on February 24th.

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Norwegian metal extremists NIDINGR have released the first track off their forthcoming album, 'The High Heat Licks Against Heaven', which will be out in stores on February 10th.

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VIPASSI have unveiled the second song taken from their forthcoming album 'Sunyata'. The debut of the Australian instrumental collective featuring members of NE OBLIVISCARIS will be out in stores on January 20th.

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NE OBLIVISCARIS have kicked off their final Australian tour in support of their latest and highly acclaimed full-length 'Citadel' in their hometown last week. The progressive extremists are joined by German brothers-in-spirit, THE OCEAN. A list of all dates can be found below.

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DER WEG EINER FREIHEIT are currently warming up for their December tour in support of MOONSPELL. The rising German black stars will be joining the Portuguese legends throughout France and Spain as well as for two special shows in London, UK and a last gig at the Eindhoven Metal Meeting, the Netherlands. A list of all currently announced shows can be viewed below.

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