Interview: DANNY TUNKER – Revisited

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One of our crazy world’s most revered Death Metal axemen, DANNY TUNKER, celebrated a birthday recently. While ALKALOID is currently holed up at Hannes Grossmann’s Mordor Sounds studio, working on their anticipated sophomore follow-up to their ground-breaking debut, The Malkuth Grimoire, The Black Siren dug into the memory files to pull up one of our favorite interviews with the man during …

Interview: CARACH ANGREN – The Art of Fear

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Papa Emeritus III of Ghost was quoted as saying Pop music is more honest than Metal because Metal themes tend to lean towards the fantastical. But, if art imitates life, and life experience is purportedly authentic, then where does organic end and fantasy begin? Carach Angren are storytellers. Where most Extreme Metal artists’ work aim to raise the dead, this unique …

CARACH ANGREN Unveils New Horror Clip, ‘Charlie’

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Season of Mist and CARACH ANGREN streams world premiere video from their upcoming release, Dance and Laugh Amongst the Rotten. The band states this clip, “…will draw you right into the first chapter of an unsettling journey, setting an ominous dark paranormal tone. ‘Charlie’ has everything and more of what you may expect from us: a darkness brought forth by …

HANNES GROSSMANN Throws ALKALOID Fans a Bone

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Today, HANNES GROSSMANN, drummer-conspirator-in-chief of ‘supergroup,’ ALKALOID, posts “unorthodox” sample of what is to come for their sophomore effort, now in the works. On Facebook, he states: “The clip below is a rough mix taken from the studio today and features a short sequence of the new Alkaloid album, which is going to be released on Season of Mist in …

Black Metal Legends 1349 signs with SEASON of MIST

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Norwegian Black Metal titans, 1349 has joined ranks on the Season of Mist label. Upon signing announcement, Season adds: 1349 are embarking on a headlining Japanese tour which begins on March 10th. The tour sees the band bringing their ferocious black metal across Osaka, Nagoya, and Tokyo, before playing in the UK. The Japanese tour dates see 1349 being supported by Norwegian …

World’s Most Famous Black Metal Meme Star ABBATH Announces Tour

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From Season of Mist: ABBATH, the new incarnation of former IMMORTAL frontman Abbath Doom Occulta has announced a Latin American tour. The “Jomsviking Latin America Tour 2017” kicks off on May 26 and sees ABBATH touring alongside Sweden’s AMON AMARTH. (Read “Amon Amarth Announces Tour with Goatwhore”) ABBATH are touring in support of their eponymous debut. The critically acclaimed album, …

Interview: FLORIAN ‘MOREAN’ MAIER – Maestro

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His name is known on two great music fronts and many circles. Inspired by the earth, seen and unseen, and his brethren in talents, Florian Magnus “Morean” Maier is a spark that has ignited flames in Contemporary Classical and Metal over a span of a restless, and sometimes tempestuous, lifetime. Transposing order from chaos, composing from his unique audial perspective, …

NOCTURNAL GRAVES Signs with SEASON OF MIST

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From the release: Season of Mist are proud to announce the signing of Australian Satanic Death Metal band NOCTURNAL GRAVES. Regarding their signing, the band comments: “Nocturnal Graves would like to extend our gratitude to Seasons of Mist and we look forward to working with them on our next releases. We are in the process of writing our third album, so …

Extreme Death Metalists ULSECT Signs with SEASON OF MIST

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FROM THE RELEASE: “Season of Mist are proud to announce the signing of the extreme death metal band ULSECT. The Dutch band features guitarist Joris Bonis and drummer Jasper Barendregt from DODECAHEDRON, as well as former TEXTURES bassplayer Dennis Aarts. The quintet will release its debut album on Season of Mist in 2017.” The band has extremely limited/no media available to the …