News Posts

Finnish grindcore legends Rotten Sound shared the new track & video ‘Suburban Bliss’, another track from upcoming ablum ‘Apocalypse’, out in March via Season of Mist!

The French kings of Heavy Metal Sortilège are properly back with a rejuvenated line-up and signed with Season of Mist for the release of their new album ‘Apocalypse’!

Finnish progressive doom outfit The Abbey released another single and video with ‘Starless’ in anticipation of the release of their debut ‘Word of Sin’, out next month via Season of Mist!

Finnish grindcore legends Rotten Sound announced their upcoming new album ‘Apocalypse’ to be released in March via Season of Mist and unleashed a first track with ‘Sharing’!

Catalan atmospheric metal band Foscor shares their take on The Cure classic ‘This Twilight Garden’ with a captivating video, out via Season of Mist!

Norwegian black metal project Bizarrekult released the next single ‘Midt I Stormen’ from the upcoming ‘Den Tapte Krigen’, set for release in January via Season of Mist!

Finnish symphonic black legends …And Oceans release the new track ‘Within Fire and Crystal’ with a new video, another track from their upcoming album ‘As in Gardens, so in Tombs’ set for release in January via Season of Mist!

Emerging progressive doom band The Abbey unveiled their 2nd single ‘Widow’s Will’ and opened the pre-sales for the upcoming debut album ‘Word of Sin’, set for release in February via Season of Mist!

Relentless blackened thrashers Deströyer 666 are streaming their full new album ‘Never Surrender’ ahead of this Friday’s release via Season of Mist! Get ready to get pummeled!

Finnish symphonic black metal outfit …And Oceans surprises with the fully Swedish song ‘Likt Törnen Genom Kött’ from their upcoming album ‘As in Gardens, so in Tombs’ set for release in January 2023 via Season of Mist!

Lists

2023 starts off with quite the bang with new releases from VV, Anti-Flag, Imperium Dekadenz, Turmion Kätilöt, Katatonia, Kiberspassk, …and Oceans, Obituary, Suasion, Dropout Kings and Vėlių Namai!

Week 37 brought us a bunch of wholesome, heavy and unique songs and videos from bands like Dust In Mind, SKYND, Lorna shore, Starbenders, In Flames, Vévaki, King Dude, Sahg and Electric Callboy. Go check them out if you haven’t yet!

7 epic singles again selected by us of last week with Psychonaut, Before The Dawn, Black Mirrors, Wednesday 13, Sowulo, Ciemra and Skyforger! Highly recommended to check them out if you haven’t yet!

The music industry is at it again at full force after the festival season with a massive amount of really cool releases coming out, just look at the number of our most anticipated releases for September have grown into and then we probably could have included more still. With new albums from Blind Guardian, Yungblud, Wolfheart, Slipknot, Starcrawler, Lost Society, The Hu, Vermin Womb, Vermilia, Bloodbath, Slugcrust, Electric Callboy, Innumerable Forms, Tribal Gaze, Gaerea and Graceless, it’ll be quite the month again!

Things are getting ramped up now that the summer period is at its end! Great releases are coming out soon and it showed in the past week with new singles from Slipknot, Gaerea, Alien Weaponry, Brymir, Orbit Culture, Suasion ft. Steffi Pacson and The Callous Daoboys that amazed us!

With the end of summer in sight, we came across 10 releases coming out in August that our editorial team has been looking forward to the most.

This list is not for the faint of heart. A selection of releases that we experienced as being some of the most intense unleashed during 2021.

Photo Reports

On a wintry and snowy night in Helsinki, the Scottish atmospheric black outfit Saor blew us away with an amazing show at Tiivistämö with special guests …and Oceans and openers Marrasmieli!

At the end of October, Heilung came to a sold out Jäähalli in Helsinki to celebrate all that connects us with each other and the nature around us, with special guests Eivør and Lili Refrain to warm us up.

Gaahls Wyrd is going from city to city in Europe, spreading their dark tunes with the support of their label mates Gaerea and at the stop at the Backstage in Munich Winterfylleth!

Pictures of a night with some of black metal greats, headed by the Norwegian legends of Mayhem!

Gig Reports

Heilung came, saw and conquered the sold out Jäähalli in Helsinki at the end of October, yet another absolutely magical show by a phenomenon in the music scene. And their guests Eivør and Lili Refrain were the perfect people to warm an already excited crowd up even more!

Green Carnation streamed a release show for ‘Leaves of Yesteryear’ and just like the album itself, it was a night of musical bliss.

We attended a most unholy night at Nijmegen’s Doornroosje where Abbath, 1349, Vltimas and Nuclear put up quite a show.

The legendary black metal band Mayhem came to play to a sold out Tavastia in Helsinki and brought with them some very special guests!

On Saturday August 25th Carnation walked straight out of their Chapel of Abhorrence to the stage where they played all tracks of their new album for the very first time. It was clear Belgium had been waiting for this.

Black and death metal all the way, from 3 different regions in Europe with Rotting Christ, Carach Angren and Svart Crown!

On the 8th of November, Dying Fetus destroyed JC De Klinker in Aarschot together with Disentomb, Beyond Creation and Psycroptic.

Esben And The Witch provided us with a first absolute highlight this year!

Esben And The Witch provided us with a first absolute highlight this year!