sludge metal

Kirk Windstein to release debut solo album “Dream in Motion” on January 24th 2020

He’s a man VICE calls “an institution” with a voice recognized by Rolling Stone as the sound of resilience. Now, Kirk Windstein, the highly respected sludge metal pioneer and unmistakable earthmoving bellow of Crowbar, stomps forward as a solo artist for the very first time. On January 24th, 2020, Entertainment One (eOne) will proudly release “Dream in Motion”, Windstein’s singular debut and a recording that sees the Dark Lord of the Southern Riff stretch his creative wings and strengthen his indelible legacy.

Dvne signs worldwide deal with Metal Blade Records

Metal Blade Records is proud to welcome Dvne to its worldwide roster! Founded in 2013, Dvne is a 5-piece progressive rock/metal band from Edinburgh, Scotland. With highly dynamic compositions venturing from delicate and intricate melodies to crushing and brutal soundscapes, Dvne’s music takes its listeners through a deeply emotional journey filled with dystopian thematics, grand narrative, and other-worldly landscapes. Fans can expect their upcoming 2nd full-length album - and Metal Blade debut - in 2020.

Helhorse release new music video for “War Drums”

When gnarly punk, pure metal and the swagger of hard rock meet, it can only mean one thing: the unholy rebirth of Helhorse! The Danes love to rock out with riffs heavier than Godzilla’s balls. Be part of one of the loudest, dirtiest and also most melodic riff fests of the year!

Helhorse have just released their 3rd single. So get ready and listen to the brand new track “War Drums” and watch the video below.

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Cult Of Luna announces February & March 2020 North American Headlining Tour

Cult Of Luna will return to the US for a North American headlining tour early next year. The journey will run from February 25th through March 13th.

Support will be provided by Emma Ruth Rundle and Intronaut. See all confirmed dates below.
 
North American Tour Dates 2020:
2/25/2020 Trees - Dallas, TX
2/26/2020 Come and Take It Live - Austin, TX
2/28/2020 Masquerade - Atlanta, GA
2/29/2020 Soundstage - Baltimore, MD

Sycomore signs with Argonauta Records and announces new album “Bloodstone”

Argonauta Records has announced the signing of French trio, Sycomore, who will release their third album in early 2020. The band crosses influences from Extreme Metal to Noisy Sludge Rock, with a sound driven under a Torche aerial feeling brutalized with Carcass-alike blastbeats, Mastodon slashing themes lacerated by Unsane’s swampy grooves.

Queen Elephantine to release new studio album “Gorgon” on November 8th 2019

The avant-garde post-apocalyptic rock unit Queen Elephantine have revealed the first details about their forthcoming, sixth studio album, titled “Gorgon”. Set for a release on November 8th, 2019, via Argonauta Records, the album’s dissonant riffs will pull you down a river of unearthly atmospheres, guided by the incantations of sardonic fakirs, unravelling their final sermon before the cosmos combusts.

Infection Code to release new studio album “In.R.I.” on November 8th 2019

Italy’s fore-fronting, industrial noise metal act Infection Code, has announced to release their seventh studio album, titled “In.R.I.”, on November 8th, 2019, via Argonauta Records!

With their extraordinary mix of electronica, noise into industrial and thrash metal avant-gardes, Infection Code deliver an extreme musical scenerio, heavier than ever before. This band definitely got the code how to become infected by a sound!