This week, Iceland's Sólstafir have announced a brief string of North American tour dates. The band's first-ever North American trek starts on May 15th in Toronto and will continue through the band's stop at this year's Maryland Deathfest on May 23rd. Support on these dates comes from post-rockers Junius. A full list of confirmed tour dates can be found below.
Currently recording their new album, Sólstafir decided to share a treat with their fans: a very rare track called "Devilmask". This is a previously unreleased bonus song from the Masterpiece Of Bitterness gatefold vinyl. The song was recorded in the M.O.B. recording session in 2004, but was not included on the original 2005 release. Since the band is coming up with a new album, it helps with the waiting period. Check out the song below.
Icelandic metallers Sólstafir are finally working on new material. The follow-up to Svartir Sandar is shaping up because the band has entered the studio, Sundlaugin Studio, where the magic will happen. What are you hoping the new album will bring to the sound of the band?
Icelandic atmospheric black metallers Sólstafir have premiered the first track from the upcoming reissue of their debut album Í Blóđi Og Anda ("In Blood And Spirit"). The track titled "The Underworld Song", can be streamed at the Sólstafir Bandcamp page. The reissue of Í Blóđi Og Anda is slated for release on November 8th worldwide (November 11th in North America) through Season Of Mist. The cover art and tracklist can be found below.
Post rockers Long Distance Calling have announced their first European headliner tour dubbed The Flood Inside Tour. It will be the first time on stage with the new line up including vocalist Marsen Fischer. The band will be sharing the stage with Sólstafir, Audrey Horne and Sahg.
Iceland's own Sólstafir, which have a new album coming out entitled Svartir Sandar, are currently streaming the song "Fjara" online at this location. The song comes off of Svartir Sandar, which is set for release in Europe on October 14th and in North America on October 18th via Season of Mist.
Svartir Sandar, the new upcoming album of Icelandic metallers Sólstafir will be released in Europe on October 14th and in North America on October 18th through Season of Mist. The album will be released as a 2-disc set. Read more to see the cover artwork, the album's tracklist and more limited edition details.
Independent record label Season Of Mist decided to go on a signing frenzy this week, and announced the addition of no less than five new bands to their roster. The bands in question are Misery Index, Sólstafir, Terrorizer, Arckanum and Dodecahedron. You can read all five press releases after the jump.
"She Destroys Again" is the new video from Sólstafir and can be viewed below. The song appears on the band's most recent album Köld, which was released in February 2009.
Commented drummer Guðmundur Óli Pálmason: "It took me over a year, working on and off, to finish it. There is no digital post-processing, except that the photos were combined and arranged in Final Cut. All effects are 100% manual and handmade. When I was already half way through making the video, my computer crashed. Stupid me had no backups so I had to start from scratch. Luckily, I still had all the negatives, though. I Hope you enjoy!"