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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.

GARMARNA nominated for Swedish Grammy Award

Posted on April 23, 2021

Swedish folk rock pioneers GARMARNA have been nominated for a Swedish Grammy Award – the Grammis. The band’s latest record ‘Förbundet’ is one of the nominees in the category folk album of the year. The winner will be announced on June 3rd. More information on the Grammis and the full list of nominees can be found here.

ALTARAGE stream full album in advance of release date

Posted on April 22, 2021

Enigmatic Spanish metal extremists ALTARAGE are now streaming their new full-length ‘Succumb’ in advance of the release date. The album is set for release on April 23, 2021, via Season of Mist Underground Activists and can now be streamed via No Clean Singing HERE.

NITE Signs to Season of Mist

Posted on April 22, 2021

Season of Mist is proud to announce the signing of blackened heavy metal band NITE! The San Francisco outfit will be releasing it’s second full-length via the label at a later date. Stay tuned for more!

KHANDRA release second track of upcoming album

Posted on April 20, 2021

Belarusian black metal band KHANDRA have released the second brand-new track of their upcoming album ‘All Occupied by Sole Death’. The new record will be out on Season of Mist Underground Activists on May 28, 2021. Listen to the band’s title-track ‘All Occupied by Sole Death’ via the official Season of Mist YouTube channel HERE.

SÓLSTAFIR win award for ‘Rock Album of the Year’ at Icelandic Music Awards

Posted on April 19, 2021

Icelandic post metal band SÓLSTAFIR have won the award for ‘Best Rock Album of 2020’ at the Icelandic Music Awards with their latest album ‘Endless Twilight of Codependent Love’. The Icelandic Music Awards (Íslensku Tónlistarverðlaunin) can be seen as the Icelandic version of the Grammys. Find more information here.

PESSIMIST Announces Vinyl Pressings for First Three Albums

Posted on April 14, 2021

American blackened death metal icons PESSIMIST (ft. Kelly McLauchlin of POSSESSED, I AM MORBID, etc.) will be issuing their first three albums on vinyl for the first time ever! ‘Cult of the Initiated,’ (1997) ‘Blood for the Gods,’ (1999) and ‘Slaughtering the Faithful’ (2002) will all contain never-before-heard bonus tracks and other extras as well, such as new layouts and rare, archival band photos. The release dates are as follows:

Garmarna named semi-finalist in international songwriting competition

Posted on April 13, 2021

Swedish folk rock pioneers GARMARNA have been selected as a Session II finalist in the John Lennon songwriting contest 2020 and have also been chosen as a semi-finalist in the international songwriting competition! GARMARNA were recognized for the song ‘Dagen Flyr’ in the world music category for each respective contest.

The Lion’s Daughter stream ‘Skin Show’ in full

Posted on April 9, 2021

THE LION’S DAUGHTER are now streaming their entire forthcoming album ‘Skin Show’. The record is set for release on April 9th, 2021, but can already be heard in full via the official Season of Mist YouTube channel HERE.

VREID team up with Sogndal Football for unique uniform collaboration

Posted on April 9, 2021

VREID is now pleased to announce their exciting and unique partnership with the Sogndal Football Club! The club has for many years been known for developing and cultivating extraordinary talent, as the men’s team currently plays in first division, the second tier of the Norwegian football league system.

Withered release brand new track of ‘Verloren’

Posted on April 7, 2021

Blackened death metal outfit WITHERED are now releasing their brand-new single ‘By Tooth In Tongue’ of their forthcoming album ‘Verloren’. The album is scheduled for world-wide release on June 25th, 2021 via Season of Mist Underground Activists. ‘By Tooth In Tongue’ can be viewed in the form of a music video via the official Season of Mist YouTube channel HERE.

Carnation announce live event on April 18th!

Posted on April 6, 2021

The Belgian death metal stalwarts of CARNATION have teamed up with Galaxy Studio for the recording of a special virtual performance which will take place on April 18th @20:00 CEST. The whole band will be available in the live chat during the stream, which will be made available via YouTube and Facebook. The event is completely free for all to watch via the event link HERE.

Nero di Marte announce new line-up!

Posted on April 6, 2021

The Italian experimentalists of NERO DI MARTE are now revealing their brand new (live) line-up! Guitar player Francesco D’Adamo and bass player Andrea Burgio have decided to part ways with the band due to personal reasons. Alessio Cattaneo will take over axe duties and Georgio Figà Talamanca will present on bass from now on. NERO DI MARTE are furthermore announcing their addition to the mighty Roadburn Redux Festival which will take place on April 16-18. The band will be performing the tracks ‘L’Arca’ and ‘Sisyphos’ with the new line-up.

Thy Catafalque release new track of forthcoming album ‘Vadak’

Posted on April 1, 2021

THY CATAFALQUE is now unveiling the brand new song ‘Piros-sárga’, which is taken from the Hungarian mastermind’s upcoming release ‘Vadak’. The album is scheduled for world-wide release on June 25th, 2021 via Season of Mist. The track can be listened to via the official Season of Mist YouTube channel HERE.

VREID premiere new song and video for “Spikes of God”

Posted on March 31, 2021

Norwegian Black ‘n Roll brigade VREID are now premiering a brand new song from their upcoming record ‘Wild North West’. The song “Spikes of God” is streaming HERE, in the form of a music video. The music video is also a chapter of the band’s unique and ambitious movie project ‘Wild North West’.

Impure Wilhelmina release second track of upcoming album ‘Antidote’

Posted on March 30, 2021

IMPURE WILHELMINA are now releasing the second track of their upcoming full-length ‘Antidote’, which is set for worldwide release on May 21st, 2021. Their brand-new track ‘Dismantling’ can now be viewed in the form of a lyric video via the official Season of Mist YouTube channel HERE.

SÓLSTAFIR nominated for the Icelandic Music Awards 2021

Posted on March 25, 2021

Icelandic post rock titans SÓLSTAFIR have been nominated for the Icelandic Music Awards 2021. SÓLSTAFIR’s ‘Endless Twilight of Codependent Love’ is nominated in the category rock album of the year. The winners will be announced on April 14. For more information on the Icelandic Music Awards, visit the website here.