WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM and Century Media Records join forces

Century Media Records are proud to announce a partnership with WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM and their own label Artemisia Records to release their upcoming albums in the world outside of North America.

The band from Olympia, Washington just finished an US tour with Behemoth and their new label mates At The Gates and will conquer Europe with the same package in early 2019.

The band comments: Century Media has brought forth so many killer albums over the years and it’s inspiring to become a part of this legendary metal label.  We are writing what will become the seventh WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM album now! We have complete faith in Century Media to deliver our music to our beloved European Wolfcult. Onward!“ 

Jens Prueter, Head of A&R, Century Media Europe comments: “I’m a fan since I first saw them at the Roadburn Festival in 2008. I love how they have developed their own identity of Cascadian black metal. The Pacific North West of Cascadia might bear similarities to the Norwegian origins of black metal but they went their own path to create a musical vision beyond genre definitions – which earns them my biggest respect. I am looking forward to accompany them on their future endeavors!”

Tomas Lindberg (At The Gates, The Lurking Fear) also wants to welcome his new label mates: “WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM is a band that I have always respected and held in high regard, due to the amount of ambition that goes into their work. I feel a real kindred spirit when I dive into their albums, this melancholic desperation that carries a heavy weight of honesty is right down my alley. Having shared stages with them all across North America this winter just made me more of a fan. They put so much effort into everything they do and are very sincere in their art. I was super happy to hear that we have now also become label mates here in Europe! That means that they are in good hands and also that I can keep easier track of their doings:) Congratulations WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM, congratulations Century Media Records Europe! “

Founded in 2002 by the brothers Aaron and Nathan Weaver, WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM re-imagine black metal as an ode to rain storms, wood smoke and the wild energies of the Pacific Northwest. Their first studio album, “Diadem of 12 Stars” (2006) was a genre-dissolving classic that created a melancholy and psychedelic Cascadian atmosphere.
Since that time, they have become one of the most potent and highly regarded bands in extreme music. The listener encounters crystalline metal riffs and ritualistic laments that sing of endless rain falling upon ancient cedars. Their music is a doorway into a mythic ethereal heathen landscape entered through music, magic and dreams.

At the dawning of their latest album “Thrice Woven” (2017), long-time touring guitar player Kody Keyworth was welcomed as a full band member. The album received high praise from the press and the band received the 2018 Metal Hammer Golden Gods Award for Best Underground Band. Check out the video for “Born From the Serpent’s Eye” directed by metal documentarians Peter Beste and Nico Poalillo:

The journey continues. Onward!

Line-Up:

Nathan Weaver – Guitar, vocals
Kody Keyworth – Guitar, backing vocals
Aaron Weaver – Drums

Behemoth, At The Gates & Wolves In The Throne Room – European Tour 2019:

10.01.2019 Frankfurt (Germany) – Batschkapp

11.01.2019 Munich (Germany) – Tonhalle

12.01.2018 Prague (Czech Republic) – Forum Karlin

13.01.2019 Vienna (Austria) – Arena

15.01.2019 Zurich (Switzerland) – Komplex 457

16.01.2019 Milano (Italy) – Alcatraz

17.01.2019 Lyon (France) – Le Transbordeur

18.01.2019 Barcelona (Spain) – Razzmatazz

19.01.2019 Madrid (Spain) – La Riviera

21.01.2019 Toulouse (France) – Le Bikini

22.01.2019 Paris (France) – Bataclan

23.01.2019 Oberhausen (Germany) – Turbinenhalle

24.01.2019 Berlin (Germany) – Huxleys

25.01.2019 Copenhagen (Denmark) – Vega

26.01.2019 Stockholm (Sweden) – Annexet

27.01.2019 Oslo (Norway) – Rockefeller

29.01.2019 Helsinki (Finland) – The Circus

30.01.2019 Tampere (Finland) – Pakkahuone

01.02.2019 Hamburg (Germany) – Grosse Freiheit 36

02.02.2019 Utrecht (The Netherlands) – TivoliVredenburg

03.02.2019 Brussels (Belgium) – Ancienne Belgique

04.02.2019 Esch-sur-Alzette (Luxembourg) – Rockhal

06.02.2019 Bristol (UK) – The Marble Factory

07.02.2019 Birmingham (UK) – O2 Institute

08.02.2019 London (UK) – O2 Forum Kentish Town

09.02.2019 Manchester (UK) – O2 Ritz

10.02.2019 Dublin (Ireland) – Vicar Street

11.02.2019 Glasgow (UK) – QM Union

Wolves In The Throne Room online:

https://wittr.com

https://www.facebook.com/wolvesinthethroneroom/

http://www.centurymedia.com

We love / live rock music – heavy metal music. We want to support the greek rock/metal scene – we want to support the rock/metal scene around the world. If you need support, send us info about your band at headbangers.gr@gmail.com

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