THY CATAFALQUE Reissue First 4 Albums on Season of Mist

Reissue First Four Albums through
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Step into the realm of avant-garde metal with Tamás Kátai’s visionary project. For over two decades, THY CATAFALQUE has masterfully pioneered left-field extreme metal music, and Season of Mist is proud to announce the reissue of the band’s first four groundbreaking albums.

Presenting Sublunary Tragedies, Microcosmos, Tűnő idő tárlat & Róka Hasa Rádió – the albums that started the incredible avant-garde black metal journey.


Photo by Orsolya Karancz
Embark on a journey back to 1999 as Season of Mist breathes new life into the seminal album, Sublunar Tragedies. Originally unveiled in September of ’99, this avant-garde masterpiece serves as the foundation of THY CATAFALQUE‘s legacy.

Picture yourself in a time when the world was introduced to a fresh perspective on metal. THY CATAFALQUE emerged, offering a unique blend that defied conventions at the time. Now, Sublunar Tragedies stands as a relic of Kátai’s continued prolific artistry, ready to captivate audiences once again through its reissue on Season of Mist.

1. Erdgeist (5:04)
2. Ashesdance (6:15)
3. Triumph Lightless (8:38)
4. Come Late Autumn Rains (9:28)
5. Via Millennia (9:30)
6. Rota Mundi (6:14)
7. Static Continuance (9:19)
Total runtime: 54:28

The journey continues with THY CATAFALQUE‘s sophomore masterpiece, Microcosmos. Originally released in 2001, this album delicately balances the dichotomy between black metal and avant-garde artistry. A sonic expedition inspired by space and the vast cosmos, Microcosmos retains the abrasive black metal elements while exploring structured thematic elements. Season of Mist proudly presents the official reissue of Microcosmos, ensuring that this groundbreaking work is preserved for posterity.

1. The Sileni And Sylvans And Fauns (8:33)
2. Mirkwood Sonnet (9:38)
3. These Are The Clouds (7:11)
4. Paths Untrodden (6:02)
5. Deathless Souls Roam (5:58)
6. Fehérlófia (6:10)
7. Micro To Macro (1:17)
8. Panta Rhei (9:40)
9. Októberi Kép (3:25)
10. Desolatio (15:49)
Total runtime: 1:13:43

In 2004, THY CATAFALQUE twisted and turned into uncharted territories with Tűnő idő tárlat (An Exhibition of Vanishing Time). The album showcases the band’s evolution into neo-classical folk and industrialized electronica while maintaining the brutal edge of black metal. With this release, THY CATAFALQUE officially joined the avant-garde, solidifying their position as trailblazers in the genre.

1. Csillagkohó (9:16)
2. Neath Waters (Minden Vízbe Mártott Test) (18:43)
3. Bolygó, Bolyongó (9:48)
4. Kék Ég Karaván (5:01)
5. Héja-Nász Az Avaron (5:51)
6. Zápor (4:29)
7. Az Ösanya Szól Ivadékaihoz (9:33)
8. Varjak Fekszenek (6:17)
Total runtime: 1:08:57

In 2009, the band released Róka Hasa Rádió, a concept album revolving around strange transmissions from an out-of-time radio. The album’s child-like curiosity fuses Carpathian mountain melodies with harsh techno, subdued drones, and crushing doom. A finalist for a HangSúly Hungarian Metal Award, Róka Hasa Rádió announced THY CATAFALQUE as a critical darling and showcased Tamás Kátai’s willingness to collaborate.

1. Szervetlen (11:24)
2. Molekuláris Gépezetek (19:11)
3. Köd Utánam (5:31)
4. Ürhajók Makón (4:26)
5. Piroshátú (6:39)
6. Esölámpás (4:19)
7. Kabócák, Bodobácsok (6:30)
8. Öszi Varázslók (4:41)
9. Fehér Berek (5:34)
Total runtime: 1:08:15

Prepare to rediscover THY CATAFALQUE‘s avant-garde magic as Season of Mist brings back these four transformative albums. Immerse yourself in the timeless artistry of Tamás Kátai and witness the evolution of a visionary musical project. The reissues of Sublunar TragediesMicrocosmosTűnő idő tárlat, and Róka Hasa Rádió are set to captivate both seasoned and new fans alike.

The albums are now available as special edition reissues on 2×12″ Vinyl Gatefolds in various colours or as CD Deluxe Digipaks with new artwork!


Sublunary Tragedies Mock-Up
Microcosmos Mock-Up
Tűnő idő tárlat Mock-Up
Róka Hasa Rádió Mock-Up