Posts Tagged ‘Season of Mist’

Sólstafir To Perform Instrumental Soundtrack To Icelandic Cult-Classic Viking Movie Hrafninn Flýgur at Roadburn 2015

Posted on Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Iceland natives Sólstafir will perform their unique take of the completely instrumental film score, to celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the cult-classic Viking movie, Hrafninn Flýgur (When The Raven Flies) by director Hrafn Gunnlaugsson at Roadburn Festival 2015 on Thursday, April 9 at the 013 venue in Tilburg, The Netherlands.

Premiered at Reykjavik’s International Film Festival last week, this will be the first time that Sólstafir will play their live score, in real time while screening Hrafninn Flýgur from start to finish, outside of Iceland, offering our beloved attendees the chance to experience Gunnlaugsson’s epic tale in an entire new dimension on the main stage.

The 20th edition of Roadburn is going to be a treat for those who love soundtracks, as in addition to Sólstafir performing an instrumental soundtrack to Hrafninn Flýgur, Claudio Simonetti‘s Goblin will perform their much acclaimed movie scores for Dawn Of The Dead and Suspiria at the 2015 festival.

On, Friday, April 11, Sólstafir will be part of Houses of the Holistic, Ivar Bjørnson‘s (Enslaved) and Wardruna‘s Einar “Kvitrafn” Selvik‘s curated Roadburn event.

Roadburn Festival 2015 will run for four days from Thursday, April 9 to Sunday, April 12 at the 013 venue in Tilburg, The Netherlands.

SólstafirLágnætti (Official Music Video), courtesy of Lords of Metal.

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KEN Mode To Destroy Roadburn Festival 2015

Posted on Thursday, October 9th, 2014

We’re pleased to welcome Canadian post-hardcore heroes KEN mode to the 20th edition of Roadburn Festival on Thursday, April 9, 2015 at the 013 venue in Tilburg, The Netherlands. Formed in 1999, KEN mode won the inaugural Heavy Metal / Hard Music Album of the Year Juno Award in Canada […]

Floor Brings Groundshaking Downtuned Sludge Pop To Roadburn 2015

Posted on Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

If you are a fan of stellar riffs and molasses-thick distorted guitar tone, Floor has everything you want in music. These Floridian sludge / pop pioneers get a lot of comparisons to lead singer / guitarist Steve Brooks other band, Torche — and rightfully so — with his instantly recognizable […]

Der Weg Eineir Freiheit To Bring Blackend Grandeur To Roadburn Festival 2015

Posted on Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Germany’s Der Weg Einer Freiheit offers a master class in dark, furious and epic black metal as they effortlessly mix blackened grandeur with post-rock sensibilities and classically influenced melodies to create their signature sound. Der Weg Einer Freiheit‘s latest album, Unstille, released back in 2012, is an emotionally poignant and […]

Album of the Day: Sólstafir – Ótta

Posted on Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Lovingly pinched from Ave Noctum: With so many cookie-cutter bands around jumping into the nearest genre and ‘paying homage’ to all that has gone before, it’s sometimes difficult to get your head around exactly where a band like Sólstafir is coming from. Like all things new, it takes a bit […]

Song Premiere: Sólstafir – Dagmál

Posted on Monday, July 21st, 2014

We have a great premiere this afternoon for you from Sólstafir. The Icelandic heathens are gearing up to release their newest opus, Ótta, on August 29 via Season of Mist. Today, we are excited to bring you a track from that release, ‘Dagmál.’

Album of the Day: Floor – Oblation

Posted on Friday, May 30th, 2014

Praise for Floor‘s Oblation from San Francisco’s aQuarius Records: It’s been ten years since the last full length from these sludge pop legends, but mainman Steve Brooks has most definitely been keeping that sludge pop legacy alive with his new band Torche, and really if you dig Torche, you’re gonna […]

Album of the Day: Murmur – Murmur

Posted on Monday, January 27th, 2014

Lovingly pinched from Meat Mead Metal: The words progressive and experimental probably scare off as many listeners as they attract, because it seems more and more, people are less willing to take risks on what music they absorb. I say that because I know when I drop those descriptors in […]

José Carlos Santos’ Roadburn Band Of The Week: H A R K (Terrorizer)

Posted on Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

Are you still mourning the loss of Welsh sludge titans Taint? Yeah, us too, but fear not; frontman Jimbob Isaac has returned with a crushing new outfit called H A R K, and they’re all set to level Roadburn Festival after dropping their debut album later this year. We’ll let […]

Album of the Day: Anciients – Heart of Oak

Posted on Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

Lovingly pinched from Sea of Tranquility: The Season of Mist debut from Vancouver metal act Anciients, titled Heart of Oak, is one that is going to get a lot of people talking. Yes, it’s extreme metal, and it’s certainly progressive, but then again Heart of Oak is so much more, […]

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