November 25, 2020

SAOR wins ‘Best Metal’ category at the Scottish Alternative Music Award

Caledonian metal band SAOR have won the category 'Best Metal' at the Scottish Alternative Music Awards. The Scottish Alternative Music Awards (SAMA's) recognizes the best new Scottish music, shining a spotlight across an eclectic range of contemporary music genres. Frontman Andy Marshall comments: "Thanks to everyone who voted for us, I really appreciate it. It's been a tough year,..

Rotting Christ get a fossil named after them

Metal veteran brothers Sakis and Themis Tolis of the Greek metal band ROTTING CHRIST have reached immortality by having a fossil named after them! Two researchers from the Natural History Museum in Luxembourg recently found a new brittle-star species and decided to name it 'Brezinacantha Tolis' honoring the Tolis brothers. Frontman Sakis Tolis comments: "This is one of..

Regarde Les Hommes Tomber announce new shows

French black metal formation REGARDE LES HOMMES TOMBER have announced a run of new shows this autumn in France, Belgium and Germany. The first show is set to take place on October 2nd, 2020 in Strasbourg. The band has previously announced an extensive European tour in March / April 2021, with UADA, VELNIAS and SOLBRUD. A full..

Abbath announces Russian tour dates

ABBATH have now added Russian dates to their already announced run in Australia next year. The tour kicks off on September 22 (2021) in Canberra (AU), and sees the band destroying 4 more Australian cities before crushing stages in Moscow and St. Petersburg (RU). A full list of confirmed shows can be found below. ABBATH will be playing in support of the..

CARNATION release brand new track ‘Where Death Lies’

Carnation (Photo credit: Sarina Mannaert) The Belgian death metal stalwarts of CARNATION are now premiering the third brand new track, taken from the bands upcoming full length Where Death Lies.. Watch the new offering via the official Season of Mist YouTube channel. The album is set for worldwide release on September 18th, 2020. Pre-orders are available in various formats. Pre-order Where Death..

Cloak – The Burning Dawn (Season Of Mist)

I have often wondered why we need categorization of the music we are listening to and reviewing. I can agree that, sometimes, all is needed is to know if the music is good or not, but, on the other hand, even if listening to music is a deeply personal experience (headbanging among thousands of maniacs..

Voyager – Colours In The Sun (Season Of Mist)

… ostensibly a gentle, tuneful track backed with twinkly keyboards, but try tapping your foot to it – there is an extra beat every second bar, putting the song into an overall 9/8 or some such. Aussie prog metal outfit Voyager return with this, their 7th album, and they bring everything to the party for..

Urn – Iron Will Of Power (Season Of Mist)

Is “unholy black worship” a style? In the case of Finland’s Urn – yes, it is. I remember these guys from as far back as 2001, when their debut album 666 Megatons (recorded in two days only!) stated quite clearly what their ethos was. With 5 full-lengths in their 25-year career, Urn cannot be called..