Cult of Luna announce The Long Road North LP

Cult of Luna announce new album The Long Road North, will drop on February 11, 2022 via Metal Blade Records
Cult of Luna photo by Silvia Grav

Cult of Luna have announced their new album The Long Road North on February 11, via Metal Blade Records and features guest appearances from composer Colin Stetson, Phoenix’s Christian Mazzalai and Laurent Brancowitz plus more. Ahead of the release, the band have shared Road North’s opening track, “Cold Burn.”

Guitarist/Vocalist Johannes Persson on The Long Road North:

“It’s a big and cinematic sounding album. I think one of the reasons why we have been able to be so productive the last couple of years is that we have been consistently writing from the heart. We have let our instincts guide us, and I think it’s getting clearer where we are heading,” reveals vocalist/guitarist Johannes Persson, who has been one of the primary driving forces behind the band since their inception.

Persson continues, “The long road north is a long road home. A direction dictated by a call that penetrates rock and echoes through the forest. It flows over every lake, accelerated by the wind. When it reaches you, you know it’s time. Time to move forward. You don’t know where it will lead but you put the trust in it. With eyes raised towards the midnight sun it pulls you closer. The road is long and the end is uncertain.”

Cult of Luna
The Long Road North
Track List

1 – Cold Burn
2 – The Silver Arc
3 – Beyond I
4 – An Offering to the Wild
5 – Into the Night
6 – Full Moon
7 – The Long Road North
8 – Blood Upon Stone
9 – Beyond II

Cult of Luna
Live Dates

with ALCEST & SVALBARD

24/02/22 DK – Copenhagen – Vega
25/02/22 DE – Berlin – Huxley’s
26/02/22 PL – Krakow – Klub Studio
27/02/22 PL – Warsaw – Progresja
28/02/22 CZ – Prague – Roxy
01/03/22 AT – Vienna – Arena
02/03/22 SI – Ljubljana – Kino Siska
04/03/22 CH – Lausanne – Les Docks
05/03/22 DE – Stuttgart – Wizemann
06/03/22 DE – München – Muffathalle
07/03/22 DE – Wiesbaden – Schlachthof
08/03/22 DE – Münster – Skaters Palace
09/03/22 NL – Utrecht – Tivoli Vredenburg Ronda
10/03/22 BE – Kortrijk – Depart
11/03/22 FR – Paris – L’Olympia
12/03/22 UK – London – The Forum / Beyond The Redshift Festival

with CASPIAN & HOLY FAWN

02/10 – LU Esch, Rockhal
03/10 – DE Cologne, Live Music Hall
04/10 – CH Geneva, Alhambra
05/10 – FR Toulouse, Le Metronum
06/10 – FR Biarritz, Atabal
07/10 – ES Barcelona, AMFest
08/10 – ES Madrid, But
09/10 – ES Porto, Amplifest
11/10 – FR Nantes, Stereolux
12/10 – FR Lille, Aeronef
13/10 – FR Strasbourg, La Laiterie
14/10 – NL Zwolle, Hedon
15/10 – DE Leipzig, Felsenkeller
16/10 – PL Wroclaw, A2
17/10 – HU Budapest, Durer Kert
19/10 – GR Athens, Fuzz Club

Cult Of Luna
Lineup

Johannes Persson – Guitars/Vocals
Andreas Johansson – Bass
Thomas Hedlund – Drums & Percussion
Fredrik Kihlberg – Guitar/Vocals
Kristian Karlsson – Keyboards, Vocals
Magnus Lindberg – Production

The video and game, for “Cold Burn” was created by Linus Johansson of North Kingdom Greenhouse masterfully combines and captures Cult of Luna’s ethereal soundscapes with real-time technology and interactive storytelling. Within the video, fans are able to explore the visual world created for The Long Road North. For more information on the game HERE.

Pre-order The Long Road North by Cult of Luna HERE