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Background information
OriginCopenhagen, Denmark
Years active2014–present
LabelsSeason of Mist
MembersChristopher Juul
Kai Uwe Faust
Maria Franz

Heilung is an experimental folk band of members from Denmark, Norway, and Germany.[1] Their label is Season of Mist. Their albums include Ofnir (2015) and Lifa (2017).[2] Heilung means "healing" in German.[3]

Heilung was nominated in the Best Underground Band category for a Metal Hammer Golden Gods Award in 2018.[4] Their 2017 performance at Midgardsblot was listed as one of the ten best performances of 2017 by Metal Hammer.[5] In the same year, they recorded their live album Lifa at Castlefest in the Netherlands, which has received over 6.5 million views after its release on YouTube.[6] Their debut album was reissued on vinyl and CD by Season of Mist in April 2018.[7] In August 2018 Heilung headlined alternative music, folk music and experimental music festival Mėnuo Juodaragis.[citation needed]



  1. ^ Season of Mist. "Heilung, Lifa album, Amplified History / Neofolk (news, biography, releases, downloads, line-up, tour dates) - Season of Mist, Metal Label". season-of-mist.com.
  2. ^ "FEATURED BAND: HEILUNG". 4 December 2017.
  3. ^ Maximum Volume Music (4 December 2017). "FEATURED BAND: HEILUNG - MaximumVolumeMusic".
  4. ^ "The Golden Gods Awards 2018 nominations are live – vote now".
  5. ^ "The 10 best gigs of 2017".
  6. ^ Ryan Reed (15 February 2018). "How Denmark's Heilung Are Creating "Amplified History" With Human Bones, Throat Singing". Revolver Magazine.
  7. ^ Andy Malt (5 February 2018). "One Liners: Justin Timberlake, Albert Hammond Jr, Queen and Adam Lambert, more". Complete Music Update.