June 18, 2024

Mortiis premieres brand new video for ‘Visions of an Ancient Future’ + offers 24 FREE album downloads to celebrate forthcoming North America tour

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Norwegian artist Mortiis, also known as the godfather of dungeon synth, is preparing for another cycle of his Era I material and has just launched a brand new video for the song “Visions of an Ancient Future” which is taken from his forthcoming album “Spirit Of Rebellion”. The video was directed and produced by Finnish film maker Ari Savonen who is known for his work for “Takapihan Pojat: Joulutarina” (2011), “Törkypukki vol. 2” (2016) and “Backwood Madness” (2019).

Check out “Visions of an Ancient Future” here:

Asked about the video Mortiis says: “I had to fend off a lot of demons to get to this point. They’ll be back, they always come back, but at least my vision is no longer clouded…When I was working on re-interpreting my old music for the Cold Meat Industry festival in Stockholm a little over a year ago, I had no idea that I´d eventually create an (almost) new record, nor that a section of it would be used for my first Dungeon Synth video since 1996. But here we are. New video and (almost) new music, and my first Era 1 US tour since 1999.”

24 albums for free download and North American tour

Mortiis recently announced his return to North America this year and will be embarking on a 10-date strong trek this Spring which kicks off on March 28th and finishes on April 7th 2019. To celebrate the forthcoming tour, Mortiis is for a limited time only offering free downloads of 24 of the Mortiis (& related projects) digital releases via Bandcamp!

North American tour dates

Mar. 28 2019 Metro Gallery Baltimore MD: Event PageTickets
Mar. 29 2019 Brooklyn Bazaar, New York NY: Event PageTickets
Mar. 30 2019 The Raven, Worcester, MA (Northeast Dungeon Siege): Event PageTickets
Mar. 31 2019 Petit Campus, Montreal QC: Event PageTickets
Apr. 01 2019 Velvet Underground, Toronto ON: Tickets
Apr. 02 2019 The Forge, Joilet, IL: Tickets
Apr. 04 2019 El Corazon, Seattle, WA: Event PageTickets
Apr. 05 2019 Hawthorne Theatre, Portland, OR: Tickets
Apr. 06 2019 Oakland Metro, Oakland CA: Event PageTickets
Apr. 07 2019 Lodge Room, Los Angeles CA: Event PageTickets

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Bernard Van Isacker is the Chief Editor of Side-Line Magazine. With a career spanning more than two decades, Van Isacker has established himself as a respected figure in the darkwave scene.

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