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Read the latest metal news from Season of Mist on this page, which is updated on a weekly basis. Stay up to date about new Season of Mist and Underground Activists band signings, upcoming albums and new singles, special live shows, festivals and tours, re-releases, label news and the newest shop additions! Follow Season of Mist on social media for live updates and to get the latest news and music first.

BASTARÐUR release new song ”The Whispering Beast”

Posted on September 27, 2021

BASTARÐUR, the crust punk project of SÓLSTAFIR singer/guitarist Aðalbjörn “Addi” Tryggvason and Birgir Jónsson, are now releasing the third single of their new album. The track “The Whispering Beast” can be heard at the Season of Mist Youtube Channel HERE.

OBSIDIOUS release drum playthrough video of “Iconic”

Posted on September 27, 2021

Drummer Sebastian Lanser of technical metal band OBSIDIOUS is now releasing a drum playthrough for the band’s latest single ‘Iconic’. The track is taken from the band’s upcoming debut album, which will be released via the label in 2022 via Season of Mist.

THE DEVIL’S TRADE announce shows with AMENRA

Posted on September 23, 2021

Dark singer-songwriter act THE DEVIL’S TRADE has announced new European tour dates as special guest for AMENRA this fall. The tour will kick off at the Peterskirche venue in Leipzig (DE) this weekend and visits 6 more countries before a final curtain at L’Etage in Rennes (FR). A full list of confirmed shows for this tour can be found below.

Gaahls WYRD announce ‘The Humming Mountain’ EP and release first track

Posted on September 23, 2021

Norwegian extreme metal formation GAAHLS WYRD are now announcing their new EP ‘The Humming Mountain’. The 5-track EP will be released via Season of Mist on November 5. The band has furthermore released the first track “The Humming Mountain”, which can be heard at the official Season of Mist Youtube Channel HERE.

NECROFIER share music video for ‘Betrayal of the Queen”

Posted on September 22, 2021

Texan black metal battalion NECROFIER are now unleashing the third track of their upcoming debut record ‘Prophecies of Eternal Darkness’. The ominous new single “Betrayal of the Queen” is now streaming in the form of an official music video via the official Season of Mist YouTube channel HERE!

GIMME RADIO Announces Season of Mist Marathon Special

Posted on September 20, 2021

Gimme Radio will be airing a very special Season of Mist marathon via the Metal 2 channel on Saturday, September 25! The channel will replay archived radio shows from ABYSMAL DAWN, 1349, NECRONOMICON, TOMBS, HORRENDOUS, GAEREA, BENIGHTED, and CLOAK. As always, you can tune in for FREE at THIS LOCATION or download the app via the iOS and Google stores! The lineup for Saturday is as follows:

Goat Torment release second track of “Forked Tongues”

Posted on September 17, 2021

The Belgian blackened death metal stalwarts of GOAT TORMENT are now releasing the second crushing track of their upcoming full length ‘Forked Tongues’! The new offering will be released upon the masses on October 29, 2021 and ‘Disorder and Disruption’ can already be heard via the official Season of Mist YouTube channel HERE.

CYNIC Reveals New Album Details, Shares First Single

Posted on September 15, 2021

Progressive rock legend CYNIC will be releasing its highly-anticipated new full-length, ‘Ascension Codes,’ on November 26 via Season of Mist! Cynic’s Ascension Codes is a remarkably far-reaching work, and if nothing else, a clear indication that they have landed in a place of mastery. The album, paradoxically, acts as both swan song and rebirth. The band is now sharing the mind-bending first single, “Mythical Serpents,” which can be heard at THIS LOCATION.

MISANTHUR release second new track “On the Heights of Despair”

Posted on September 14, 2021

Polish dark metal duo MISANTHUR are now releasing a brand new single “On the Heights of Despair’, taken from their debut record ‘Ephemeris’. The album will be out on October 15, via Season of Mist Underground Activists.

Insanity Alert Embark on European tour and release live video

Posted on September 10, 2021

Austria’s crossover thrash formation INSANITY ALERT are now kicking off their European tour with Spanish thrash metal band CRISIX. The tour will kick off today, Friday September 10 in Winterthur (CH) and the final show is played on September 18, in Uden (NL). A full list of shows can be found below.

GAEREA announce UK tour dates with WODE in April 2022

Posted on September 9, 2021

Cathartic black metal outfit GAEREA are now announcing new tour dates for 2022! Besides their already announced assaults in Ireland with WINTERFYLLETH and Europe with HARAKIRI FOR THE SKY, GAEREA added UK dates to unleash their void upon. ‘The Grinning Martyrs’ tour will kick of at the Black Heart in London on April 21st and sees the band playing 7 more shows before a final curtain the Dead Wax venue in Birmingham a week later. A full list of confirmed dates can be found below.

DEVIANT PROCESS release new track ‘Homo Homini Deus’

Posted on September 9, 2021

The tech death-metal shootings stars of DEVIANT PROCESS are now unveiling a third new track ‘Homo Homini Deus’, which is taken from their brand new full-length ‘Nurture’. The album is scheduled for worldwide release on October 15, 2021 via No Clean Singing. Listen to the new track HERE!

OPERA DIABOLICUS release first track and details of ‘Death on a Pale Horse’

Posted on September 7, 2021

Swedish horror outfit OPERA DIABOLICUS are now releasing the haunting first new song of their upcoming full length ‘Death on a Pale Horse’! The new offering will be released upon the masses on November 26, 2021 and the track ‘Darkest Doom on the Brightest of Days’ can now be heard via the official Season of Mist YouTube channel HERE.

ARCHSPIRE release second track of forthcoming album ‘Bleed the Future’

Posted on September 3, 2021

Canadian Tech Death outfit ARCHSPIRE have released the second new song ‘Bleed the Future’, which is taken from the band’s upcoming opus. The album is scheduled for world-wide release on October 29, 2021 via Season of Mist. The new offering, accompanied by a new lyric video, can be found on the official Season of Mist YouTube channel HERE.

Der Weg einer Freiheit premiere new song “Morgen”

Posted on September 1, 2021

German black metal band DER WEG EINER FREIHEIT will be premiering their brand new song “Morgen”, live via YouTube at 4 pm CEST today. Members of the band will be present in the chat during the premiere. The track is taken from their new ‘Noktvrn’, which will be released via Season of Mist on November 19.

CARACH ANGREN announce European tour with SEPTICFLESH

Posted on September 1, 2021

The Dutch masters of horror CARACH ANGREN are proud to announce new European tour dates together with SEPTICFLESH. The band will kick off their extensive road trip at the Patronaat in Haarlem (NL) on March 3rd, and continue all month to hit 18 more countries before a final haunting at the Hellraiser venue in Leipzig on the 9th of April. A full list of confirmed dates can be found below. Ardek comments on the tour: “We will embark on a co-headline tour with Septicflesh and finally present our latest monstrous album “Franckensteina Strataemontanus” alive!”

BEYOND CREATION Guitarist Simon Girard Covers ‘Narcos’ Theme Song

Posted on September 1, 2021

BEYOND CREATION frontman Simon Girard is now sharing his cover of the song “Tuyo” by Rodrigo Amarante, which is known as the theme song for the TV show, ‘Narcos!’ In the clip, Girard handles all instrumental duties, including singing! You can watch it at THIS LOCATION.

HOODED MENACE stream entire new album in advance of release date

Posted on August 27, 2021

Death Doom outfit HOODED MENACE are now streaming their entire new opus ‘The Tritonus Bell’! The soul destroying heaviness is scheduled for world-wide release on August 27th, 2021 via Season of Mist but can already be listened to in full HERE.