doom rock

Gran Duca to release debut full-length album “Beneath Thy Roots” on June 28th 2019

Dirty and mean, innovative and intelligent song structures, Germany's up and coming, mud rock power unit Gran Duca are set to release their first full-length album this summer, on June 28th!

Recorded live at “Institut für Wohlklangforschung” by Hannes Huke, Gran Duca deliver an exciting mix of raw stoner sounds, complex progressive vibes and a healthy dose of classic rock qualities.

Alchemical Wake signs worldwide deal with Argonauta Records

Hailing from sunny Sardinia, Italy, dark sludge and doom metal unit Alchemical Wake have inked a worldwide deal with Argonauta Records, joining the label’s eclectic artist roster among bands such as Destroyer of Light, High Fighter, Mammoth Storm, Ancient Vvisdom, Komatsu and many more high class acts!

Alchemical Wake formed in 2014 and released a first EP two years later. In early 2019 the band hit the studio to record their debut album, titled “Cassiopea”, due out this year on Argonauta Records.

Bloody Hammers release official video for first single “Now the Screaming Starts”

Inspired by the 1973 horror flick “Now the Screaming Starts” the Transylvania County based duo Bloody Hammers release the first official video of their upcoming album “The Summoning”.

The video transports the sinister and dark feeling that Bloody Hammers create as no other band in 2019.

Anders Manga on the video and the song:

Abrahma releases music video for new single “Lost Forever”

In Time for the Last Rays of Light” is the third full-length from French progressive heavy rock outfit Abrahma. Set for release next month via Small Stone, the record follows three tumultuous years of personal challenges and lineup changes and is a chronicle of the ravages of coping with loss and mental illness, brought to bear with heavy and progressive songwriting, melodic catharsis, and an impact that goes beyond the material itself.
 

Pinkish Black to release new studio album “Concept Unification” on June 14th 2019

Texas experimental duo Pinkish Black will release their fourth full-length, “Concept Unification”, on June 14th, 2019, via Relapse Records.  
 
Listen to first single, the slow-burning “Until”, below.
 
“Concept Unification” is the band’s most adventurous record to date. Each of its six tracks explore the innermost depths of forward-thinking doom rock, as psychedelic undertones collide with dark, crushing heaviness.

Wolf Prayer to release debut full-length album “Echoes of the Second Sun” on July 5th 2019

German-based fuzz-driven power rock trio Wolf Prayer have inked a worldwide deal with Barhill Records, who will release the band’s first full length album this summer, on July 5th, 2019!

Since their formation in 2015 and the release of their self- titled EP, “Wolf Prayer” create a variation of dry-to-the-bone-riffing and atmospheric sounds taking you on a wild ride of fuzzy guitars, characteristic and versatile vocals, strong hypnotic bass lines and hard drum beats that wake you up and take you straight to another heavy trip.

Atala to release new studio album “The Bearer of Light” on May 21st 2019

West Coast desert doom trio Atala will release their “The Bearer of Light” full-length via Salt Of The Earth Records on May 21st, 2019.
 
Returning to their DIY ethos, the seven-track desert voyage was captured and self-produced in just five days at Gatos Trail in Joshua Tree with engineer Jeff Thomas. “It’s a true roller coaster of emotions: sad, angry, confused, lost... but, you can’t help but feel hope as you follow the journey”, notes founding guitarist Kyle Stratton.

Earth unveils new track “The Colour of Poison”

Continuing to stoke the anticipation revolving around their mighty return to the studio and stage, legendary duo Earth have shared another snapshot of their forthcoming LP “Full Upon Her Burning Lips”.

Coupled with a stark black-and-white visualiser, the five-and-a-half minute dirge “The Colour of Poison” is packed with Earth’s thematically meditative, sonically immense hallmarks.

Listen to the new track “The Colour of Poison” below.