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The Great Old Ones

From: France
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Below is our complete The Great Old Ones news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

The Great Old Ones Signs With Season Of Mist

Season of Mist is proud to announce the signing of The Great Old Ones. This French black metal cult will release a new full-length via the label worldwide, and will record the album in May.

Regarding the signing, The Great Old Ones comment: "We are very proud to announce that we have signed a deal with Season of Mist, one of the most influential metal labels. For us this will hopefully mean a great leap forward and an opportunity to spread the word of our master H.P. Lovecraft even further. The recording of our third album has been scheduled to take place with El Mobo in Conkrete Studio in May 2016."

The band continues, "We all want and have to give thanks to Gérald and all the team at Les Acteurs de l'Ombre Productions for supporting us since the beginning, and for their kind understanding towards our choice. Last but not least, we would like thank our fans and hope they will stay with us through the new dark tales to come. Cthulhu fhtagn!" More...

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Der Weg Einer Freiheit Announces Headline Tour

The German underground black metal visionaries from Der Weg Einher Freiheit have announced a headlining European tour beginning on March 11 and seeing the band making stops in the UK, Germany, France, The Netherlands, Spain, Austria, and more. A full list of confirmed tour dates can be found below.

Der Weg Einer Freiheit is touring in support of the "Stellar" album out now via Season Of Mist. See the band live with Harakiri For The Sky and The Great Old Ones on these dates:

Mar. 11 Münster, DE @ Gleis 22
Mar. 12 London, UK @ Our Black Heart
Mar. 13 Antwerpen, BE @ Kavka
Mar. 14 Weinheim, DE @ Café Central
Mar. 15 Frankfurt, DE @ Das Bett
Mar. 16 Bremen, DE @ Tower
Mar. 17 Drachten, NL @ Iduna
Mar. 18 Strasbourg, FR @ La Laiterie
Mar. 19 Paris, FR @ Le Glaz'Art
Mar. 21 Bordeaux, FR @ I.Boat
Mar. 22 Barcelona, ES @ Sala Begood
Mar. 23 Luynes, FR @ Le Korigan
Mar. 24 Aarau, CH @ Flösserplatz
Mar. 25 Lindau, DE @ Club Vaudeville
Mar. 26 Wien, AT @ Arena
Mar. 27 Budapest, HU @ Dürer Kert
Mar. 28 Tarnów, PL @ Garage
Mar. 29 Wroc?aw, PL @ Liverpool
Mar. 30 Warszawa, PL @ Hydrozagadka
Mar. 31 Leipzig, DE @ UT Connewitz
Apr. 1 Berlin, DE @ Musik & Frieden
Apr 2 Würzburg, DE @ B-Hof More...

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The Great Old Ones Live Footage Available

A half hour video is now online taken from a live set performed by The Great Old Ones at Le Farrailleur in Nantes back in September.

This live video was shot during a show held for the sixth anniversary of Les Acteurs de l'Ombre Productions. Check it out below, courtesy of CVLT Nation.

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The Great Old Ones Streaming New Album

Bordeaux based outfit The Great Old Ones continues its journey into Lovecraftian black metal territory with "Tekeli-Li," which is now available for streaming in full. Give it a listen below, courtesy of Metalhammer.co.uk.

The digipack edition will be available starting April 16th followed by limited edition boxset and LP versions on May 2nd. Pre-orders are available at this location. More...

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The Great Old Ones Streaming Bjork Cover

French act The Great Old Ones has posted a cover of Bjork's "Bachelorette" online, which can be heard below. The band also comments:

"We played it a few times live, and we recorded it in December when our European Tour was cancelled. Here it is! And it's available for free download on our Bandcamp."

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The Great Old Ones Performance Footage Available

Video has been posted online of The Great Old Ones performing a song titled "The Truth," which can be found in the player below. The video was shot in Pessac, France on January 17th, 2013. "The Truth" comes off the band's "Al Azif" album, released last year.

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The Great Old Ones Posts Live Footage

Footage has been posted online of France's The Great Old Ones performing "Visions of R'lyeh" at a live show, which can be viewed below. "Visions of R'lyeh" is taken off the band's new album "Al Azif." You can also listen to the song "My Love For The Stars (Cthulhu Fhtagn)" here.

The "Al Azif" track listing is as follows:

01. Al Azif - 7:56
02. Visions of R'lyeh - 6:55
03. Jonas - 9:29
04. Rue d'Auseil - 9:20
05. The Truth - 8:23
06. My Love for the Stars (Cthulhu Fhtagn) - 10:19

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The Great Old Ones Posts Song Online

French act The Great Old Ones has posted another new song online from the new album "Al Azif." Check out the song "My Love for the Stars (Cthulhu Fhtagn)" through the Bandcamp player below, or listen to the previously posted title track at this location.

The "Al Azif" track listing is as follows:

01. Al Azif - 7:56
02. Visions of R'lyeh - 6:55
03. Jonas - 9:29
04. Rue d'Auseil - 9:20
05. The Truth - 8:23
06. My Love for the Stars (Cthulhu Fhtagn) - 10:19 More...

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The Great Old Ones Streaming New Song

French post-black metallers The Great Old Ones will be releasing "Al Azif" on April 27th, 2012. In anticipation of the upcoming album, the band is now streaming the title track online. Give the song a listen in the player below.

The album's track listing is as follows:

01. Al Azif - 7:56
02. Visions of R'lyeh - 6:55
03. Jonas - 9:29
04. Rue d'Auseil - 9:20
05. The Truth - 8:23
06. My Love for the Stars (Cthulhu Fhtagn) - 10:19 More...

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The Great Old Ones Posts "Al Azif" Trailer

French post-black metal band The Great Old Ones will release the album "Al Azif" on April 27th, 2012. A teaser trailer for the release has been posted online and can now be viewed below.

The album's track listing is as follows:

01. Al Azif - 7:56
02. Visions of R'lyeh - 6:55
03. Jonas - 9:29
04. Rue d'Auseil - 9:20
05. The Truth - 8:23
06. My Love for the Stars (Cthulhu Fhtagn) - 10:19 More...

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The Great Old Ones Reveals Album Details

French post-black metal band, The Great Old Ones, is happy to announce that the debut album "Al Azif" will be released on April 27th, 2012. The album, featuring 6 tracks at 52 minutes, will be available via LADLO Productions and limited edition digipacks (300 copies) through Antithetic. The track listing is as follows:

01. Al Azif - 7:56
02. Visions of R'lyeh - 6:55
03. Jonas - 9:29
04. Rue d'Auseil - 9:20
05. The Truth - 8:23
06. My Love for the Stars (Cthulhu Fhtagn) - 10:19 More...

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The Great Old Ones Posts Studio Report

The Great Old Ones, which recently signed with Antithetic Records, has now posted a studio video report online from the band's time working on a new album. Check out the studio footage below.

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The Great Old Ones Signs With Antithetic Records

French black metal act The Great Old Ones has signed with both Les Acteurs De L'Ombre Productions and Antithetic records to support and promote the release of the band's upcoming debut album in 2012.

The band has also posted three pre-production tracks online as teasers for the upcoming album. You can check out the songs in the player below, or by heading over to the Bandcamp page for The Great Old Ones. More...

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