May 13

SOLSTAFIR to embark on European tour, release trailer


SÓLSTAFIR admat EU May 2016

Enigmatic Icelandic rock band SÓLSTAFIR will kick off a string of special European shows at the Islington Assembly Hall in London, UK this Saturday, May 14. The tour will lead the band through six countries and nine performances with a final concert at Palac Akropolis in Prague on May 22.

SÓLSTAFIR will perform their latest album ‘Ótta’ in its entirety with a string quartet, including members of HEXVESSEL and THE OCEAN, and Martin Curtis-Powell (CRADLE OF FILTH, MY DYING BRIDE) on electric piano. The second part of the evening will be filled with fan favorites from the band’s back catalog.

SÓLSTAFIR have released a tour trailer for these performances, which can be viewed here. A list of confirmed tour dates can be seen below:

SÓLSTAFIR are touring in support of the band’s critically acclaimed new album , ‘Otta’. The album, which has made Decibel Magazine’s top 40 albums of 2014, is streaming here, and is available now at the Season of Mist E-shop.

The artwork and track list for ‘Otta’ can be seen below:

Track List:
1. Lágnætti
2. Ótta
3. Rismál
4. Dagmál
5. Miðdegi
6. Nón
7. Miðaftann
8. Náttmál

‘Otta’ entered several European national album charts upon release: Finland at #2, Germany at #25, Switzerland at #64, Austria at #65 and their native Icelandic charts at #1. In the wake of the charting, press for SÓLSTAFIR has appeared in places such as Vice, Stereogum, Pitchfork Music, MTV, and more. A music video for “Lágnætti”, the lead track off the album is streaming here.

Updated SÓLSTAFIR news will be made available at the Season of Mist website, and the SÓLSTAFIR website, Facebook and Twitter pages.

SÓLSTAFIR tour dates:
May 14 London (UK) @ Islington Assembly Hall
May 15 Paris (FR) @ Divan du Monde
May 16 Haarlem (NL) @ Patronaat
May 17 Hamburg (DE) @ Gruenspan
May 18 Leipzig (DE) @ Taubchental
May 19 Aarau (CH) @ KiFF
May 20 Wörgl (AT) @ Komma
May 21 Wien (AT) @ Arena
May 22 Praha (CZ) @ Palac Akropolis

Festival appearances:
May 28 München (DE) @ Rockavaria Festival
June 24 København (DK) @ Copenhell
July 07 Neskaupstaður (IS) @ Eistnaflug
July 08 Neskaupstaður (IS) @ Eistnaflug

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