Danish Black/Heavy Metal outfit Slaegt (a.k.a. Slægt, meaning "lineage” / “heritage" in Danish language and pronounced /slɛɡt/), one of the most vital and exciting bands to come out of the Scandinavian Metal scene, has announced that they’ve signed a new deal with Century Media Records. The first studio offering with their new label, and fourth full-length overall, is entitled Goddess and is set for a worldwide release on March 18th, 2022.
“It is with utmost pleasure we can announce that we have signed a deal with Century Media. Century Media is a huge force within the metal world - their history speaks for itself and their roster of current and former acts is a sight to behold. The label is made up of passionate and professional people, whose work is very impressive in regards to how they maintain to be such a successful label while still understanding and respecting their artists’ creative process and work. So it would be an understatement to say, that we are truly looking forward to where this collaboration will take us, our music, and our listeners,” states Slægt about signing to Century Media.
Century Media Records Vice President Phillipp Schulte adds, “We are happy to announce a worldwide partnership with Slaegt. The band’s vision, their passion and courage to create dark and timeless music as well as their breathtaking live performances have made a huge impression on us. We couldn’t be prouder to welcome this great band to Century Media Records.”
The first single and video, as well as further details for the Goddess album, will be launched on January 14th, 2022 with the start of the album’s pre-order. Stay tuned for more details.
Additionally, Slaegt have just announced their European tour with fellow Danish group Demon Head, to promote the new album. See below for the full list of tour dates. Tickets are available to purchase, HERE.
Slaegt "Nine Black Torches" European Tour 2022
Starting out as a one-man Black Metal project in 2011, the band has grown into a four-piece and developed a signature sound of their own, combining well-known styles with influences from beyond the sphere of hard rock and heavy metal. Slaegt comment: “
Slaegt is (From left to right on top promo photo by Peter Troest) Adam “Ccsquele” Nielsen (Drums), Oskar J. Frederiksen (Lead Vocals & Guitar), Anders M. Jørgensen (Guitar), and Olle Bergholz (Bass Guitar & Backing Vocals).