Latest news: Thu, Apr 16 2015
Thu, Apr 16 2015: SHINING
Upcoming release: "IX - Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, Ends"
Release date: Mon, Apr 20 2015, US Tue, Apr 21 2015
SHINING are now premiering their forthcoming full-length 'IX - Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, Ends' in full exclusively through the official media partners below.
Metal Hammer (DE)
Lángoló Gitárok (HU)
Metal Wani (IN)
Marunouchi Muzik (JP)
Eternal Terror (NO)
Musick Magazine (PL)
Against Magazine (PT)
Deezer (South America)
Niklas Kvarforth comments: "Four days from now, the world will behold the beauty and the horror that is our ninth album! Thanks to a few of our allied partners you are now able to stream the album in full! Remember… Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, ENDS!"
SHINING have already announced a string of festival shows. More dates and tours will be revealed in the near future. You can find a list of confirmed dates below:
30 Apr 15 Barroselas (PT) SWR Barroselas
09 May 15 London (UK) Incineration Fest
19 Jun 15 Dokkum (NL) Dokk'em Open Air
03 Jul 15 Vana Vigala (EE) Hard Rock Laager
30 Jul 15 Wacken (DE) Wacken Open Air
25 Sep 15 Hultsfred (SE) Mörkaste Småland
SHINING’s Niklas Kvarforth appears on the cover and in an exclusive interview of Terrorizer magazine UK #258, which is out now!
‘IX - Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, Ends' has been scheduled for release on April 20th (one day later in North America). The album can be pre-ordered in various formats including collectors' editions via the Season of Mist shop.
SHINING previously announced that the cover (see below) artwork was created by Daniele Serra. The renowned illustrator is well known for his collaboration with Joe R. Lansdale for the praised graphic novel "I Tell You It's Love" among numerous other award winning works. Daniele Serra regularly contributes for companies such as Weird Tales Magazine and DC Comics, and is behind the stunning illustrations for the new and already award nominated "Hellraiser: Bestiary" series.
Artwork and track-list of 'IX - Everyone, Everything, Everywhere, Ends' are as follows:
Thu, Apr 16 2015: DRUDKH
Ukrainian black metal legends DRUDKH are premiering their forthcoming album in full. 'A Furrow Cut Short', has been scheduled for release on April 20th (May 19th in North America) and is now exclusively streaming via the official media partners below.
Metal Obsession (AU)
Lángoló Gitárok (HU)
Metal Wani (IN)
Marunouchi Muzik (JP)
Lords of Metal (NL)
Musick Magazine (PL)
Against Magazine (PT)
Metal Hammer (UK)
Cover art and tracklist of 'A Furrow Cut Short' can be viewed below.
'A Furrow Cut Short' and the complete back catalogue of DRUDKH are available in various formats on the Season of Mist shop.
DRUDKH mastermind Roman Sayenko furthermore instigated a passionate limited folk compilation under the heading 'One And All, Together, For Home', which is still available here.
Thu, Apr 16 2015: WEEDEATER
WEEDEATER are now premiering a new track taken from their forthcoming full-length 'Goliathan', which has been scheduled for release on May 18th (one day later in North America). "Claw of the Sloth" is exclusively streaming in the Americas via Lambgoat and in. Europe via Slam - Alternative Music Magazine. The notorious sludge outfit has also announced a European tour! See all dates below.
'Goliathan' once again features album art by Arik Roper (HIGH ON FIRE, SLEEP, THE BLACK CROWES). Cover art and tracklist can be seen below.
The band comment in an indisputable way regarding their new album, which was recorded , with their long-time engineer Steve Albini (HIGH ON FIRE, NEUROSIS, NIRVANA, HELMET): "In terms of 'Goliathan' the listeners should prepare themselves for what may possibly be one of the best five WEEDEATER records to date!"
WEEDEATER have furthermore just announced fresh European dates with TODAY IS THE DAY. All confirmed shows can be viewed below:
29 May 15 Bristol (UK) Temples Fest
30 May 15 Lille (FR) La Peniche
31 May 15 Nimes (FR) This Is Not A Love Song Festival
01 Jun 15 Toulouse (FR) Connexion
02 Jun 15 Barcelona (ES) Razzmatazz3
03 Jun 15 Madrid (ES) Boite Live
04 Jun 15 Lisboa (PT) RCA Club
05 Jun 15 Porto (PT) Hard Club
06 Jun 15 Bilbao (ES) Sala dabadaba
07 Jun 15 Bordeaux (FR) Heretic
08 Jun 15 Liege (BE) La Zone
09 Jun 15 Hamburg (DE) Hafenklang
10 Jun 15 Dresden (DE) Scheune
11 Jun 15 Berlin (DE) Cassiopeia
12 Jun 15 Kiev (UA) Robustfest *Without Today Is The Day
13 Jun 15 München (DE) Feierwerk
14 Jun 15 Budapest (HU) Dürer Kert
15 Jun 15 Wien (AT) Arena
16 Jun 15 Athens (GR) An Club *Without Today Is The Day
17 Jun 15 Bologna (IT) Freakout
18 Jun 15 Rome (IT) Init
19 Jun 15 Milano (IT) Lo Fi
21 Jun 15 Clisson (FR) Hellfest
WEEDEATER are about to finish their Metal Injection-sponsored headlining US tour with KING PARROT. The remaining two dates can be viewed below.
16 Apr 15 Philadelphia, PA (US) Kung Fu Necktie
18 Apr 15 Wilmington, NC (US) Ziggy's By The Sea
WEEDEATER recently reissued their previous four full-lengths '...and Justice for Y'all' (2001), 'Sixteen Tons' (2002), 'God Luck and Good Speed' (2007), and 'Jason... The Dragon' (2011). The long out of print albums are available as vinyl as well as on CD through the Season of Mist shop and at Bandcamp.
Thu, Apr 16 2015: BLACK COBRA
BLACK COBRA, who recently signed to Season of Mist have announced a tour in Europe this spring. The hardcore-fuelled sludge metal act will be joined by ACID KING for the first part of their road rage. The tour will kick of at the Desertfest in London on April 24th and continues for 17 more gigs. A full list of concerts can be viewed below.
24 Apr 15 London (UK) Desertfest
27 Apr 15 Brussels (BE) Magasin4 (+Acid King)
28 Apr 15 Paris (FR) Glazart (+Acid King)
29 Apr 15 Athens (GR) Kyttaro Club (+Acid King)
01 May 15 Copenhagen (DK) Heavy Days in Doomtown Festival (+Acid King)
02 May 15 Osnabrück (DE) Bastard Club (+Acid King)
03 May 15 Frankfurt (DE) Zoom (+Acid King)
04 May 15 München (DE) Feierwerk (+Acid King)
06 May 15 Linz (AT) Kapu (+Acid King)
07 May 15 Wien (AT) Viper Room (+Acid King)
08 May 15 Budapest (HU) Roham Bar (+Acid King)
09 May 15 Innsbruck (AT) PMK (+Acid King)
11 May 15 Hamburg (DE) Hafenklang
12 May 15 Berlin (DE) Cassiopeia
13 May 15 Cottbus (DE) La Casa
14 May 15 Lausanne (CH) Le Romandie
15 May 15 Giavera del Montello (IT) Benicio Live Gigs
16 May 15 Milano (IT) Lo-Fi
Regarding their new album and signing, BLACK COBRA commented: "We are very excited to be on Season of Mist with such a great group of people and an amazing roster of diverse artists. We will be entering the studio in the next couple months to record our new album. We are super stoked on the new tracks and cannot wait for you guys to hear them."
BLACK COBRA were formed in 2001 by guitarist and vocalist Jason Landrian (ex-CAVITY), who was joined by Rafael Martinez (ex-ACID KING, -16, GAMMERA). The duo exploded from the underground with their scathing take on hardcore-fuelled sludge metal. After the release of 4 well-received full lengths, BLACK COBRA have levelled venues across the United States and internationally alongside such cult acts as HIGH ON FIRE, WEEDEATER, PELICAN, THE SWORD, YOB, SLEEP, TORCHE, KYUSS LIVES and more.
Thu, Apr 16 2015: HARK
HARK will kick off their European in support of the band's album debut 'Crystalline' as special guests of PRONG at Groningen's Vera in The Netherlands tomorrow on the 17th of April! A full list of shows including a festival performance at Germany's Summer Breeze can be viewed below.
The Welsh heavy rockers will be joined by Belgian sludge-heads STEAK NUMBER EIGHT and continue to shake up Belgium, the UK, France, Switzerland, and Austria until a final leg of five dates in Germany with a last show in Hamburg at Knust on May 3rd.
"Having the chance to tour with such ground breaking visionaries as Prong, is an opportunity we can't wait to fulfill", comments bandleader Jimbob. "As well as having the commonality of being power trios, both bands champion the cross pollination of genres and influences, and we're more than happy to be a part of such a diverse tour."
17 Apr 15 Groningen (NL) Vera
18 Apr 15 Sittard (NL) Volt
19 Apr 15 Kortrijk (BE) De Kreun
21 Apr 15 Birmingham (UK) 02 Academy 2
22 Apr 15 Liverpool (UK) 02 Academy 2
23 Apr 15 London (UK) 02 Islington Academy
24 Apr 15 Bristol (UK) 02 Academy
25 Apr 15 Savigny le Temple (FR) L'Empreinte
26 Apr 15 Pratteln (CH) Z7
27 Apr 15 Graz (AT) PPC
28 Apr 15 Wien (AT) Szene
29 Apr 15 München (DE) Feierwerk
30 Apr 15 Berlin (DE) C-Club
01 May 15 Köln (DE) Underground
02 May 15 Essen (DE) Turock
03 May 15 Hamburg (DE) Knust
12 Aug 15 Dinkelsbühl (DE) Summer Breeze Festival
HARK have recently released a new video, which was created under the direction of Rhodri Thomas and vocalist/guitarist Jimbob Isaac. The clip for the song "Palendromeda" is taken from the Welsh trio's album debut 'Crystalline' and can be viewed here.
"I've taken the role of art director, as well as co-director alongside the super talented Rhodri Thomas", mastermind Jimbob Isaac comments. "We've conjured up a video that gives fans further insight to the visual world of Hark. It was a fun shoot, super DIY in approach, and we wrapped in two days."
HARK are touring in support of their debut album ‘Crystalline’, which is available in various editions on the Season of Mist shop. Below you can find the cover artwork and tracklist:
Thu, Apr 16 2015: FLOOR
FLOOR are still touring Europe, after kicking this road-trip off with a celebrated show on the main stage of the renowned Roadburn Festival in Tilburg, The Netherlands. The revived stoner rockers have been joined by their compatriots Minsk and are performing in support of their latest album 'Oblation'. A full list of remaining shows can be viewed below.
"We are glad and delighted to be received so well on this side of the Atlantic", state FLOOR. The critically acclaimed Miami trio featuring Steve Brooks (also of TORCHE), Anthony Vialon, and Henry Wilson) has long been waiting to finally tour Europe and are excited about this chance to meet you all on the road.
16 Apr 15 München (DE) Feierwerk (+Minsk)
17 Apr 15 Bologna (IT) Freakout (+Minsk)
18 Apr 15 Milano (IT) Lo Fi Club (SoloMacello Fest)
20 Apr 15 Paris (FR) Espace B (+Minsk)
21 Apr 15 Nantes (FR) La Scene Michelet (+Minsk)
22 Apr 15 Lille (FR) La Peniche (+Minsk)
23 Apr 15 Dortmund (DE) FZW (+Minsk)
24 Apr 15 London (UK) The Electric Ballroom (Desertfest)
25 Apr 15 Antwerpen (BE) Kavka (+Minsk)
FLOOR will tour in support of their current album 'Oblation', which was released April 25th of 2014. 'Oblation' is still available in various formats through the Season of Mist shop [LIEN http://smarturl.it/Floorshop] and is streaming in full here. Artwork and tracklist can be viewed below: