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Red Fang announces October 2017 West Coast Tour

Portland rockers Red Fang have announced the California Ghost Rush headline tour in October.

The tour commences October 17th in Eugene, OR and ends October 28th in Los Angeles, CA.

Direct support will be provided by Bloodclot and Fireball Ministry on select dates.

Red Fang is also set to perform this weekend at Crucial Fest in Salt Lake City, UT and Bumbershoot in Seattle, WA. Additionally, the band will provide direct support for Mastodon in the UK and Europe this Fall.

All confirmed tour dates are listed here.

Obese to release new studio album “Anamnesis” on October 20th 2017

Dutch Stoner Sludgers Obese reveal release date and tracklist of their new album “Anamnesis”.
 
Being in work for several months, due to the singer change during the recording sessions, “Anamnesis” is a beast made of heavy “fat” guitars and killer vocals, a perfect blend of sonorities meeting Crowbar, High On Fire and Torche.

The release show is planned on October 21st, 2017. Check it out here.

“Anamnesis” will be released on October 20th, 2017 via Argonauta Records.

Obese announces new singer Vladimir Stevic

Today Obese officially announced their new singer: Vladimir Stevic, former frontman of rock band All Comes Down and currently also fronting Pene Corrida.

The members are quite elated with the new singer: “We're very lucky: our musical interests immediately clicked. With our second album coming up, it was very important for us to start recording fast so we could maintain that energy that comes when you are writing a new album. Vladimir's dedication and hard work made sure that energy is not lost. So we're able to release a new single with his vocals soon. Because of the change in our line-up the release has been delayed, but it will surely come this year”.

Red Fang announces March 2017 Headlining US Tour

Portland rockers Red Fang have announced a new round of U.S. headlining tour dates in support of their recently released album, “Only Ghosts”.

Big Jesus will provide opening support on select dates. All confirmed tour dates below.

Additionally, the band has shared a new, existential video recorded for Gear God’s Pro Zone series. Watch the band discuss once-secret, technological wisdom, below.

US Tour Dates 2017:
Mar 03 Sacramento, CA Goldfield
Mar 04 Petaluma, CA Mystic Theatre
Mar 05 Santa Cruz, CA The Catalyst Atrium
Mar 06 Santa Barbara, CA Velvet Jones
Mar 08 Albuquerque, NM Launchpad

Obese announces new studio album “Anamnesis” - due out on March 24th 2017

Dutch Stoner Sludgers Obese reveal cover artwork and new single of their forthcoming new album “Anamnesis”, a massive and heavy come-back after the highly acclaimed debut “Kali Yuga".

The song “Human Abstract” is available below.

The band says: “We're proud to present "Human Abstract". A little teaser of what is yet to come. An appetizer for the main course. We are preparing ourselves for a brand new adventure (together with our brothers and sisters from the Argonauta family). For now: enjoy the sweet sounds from the obscure Hogshed Studios in Utrecht!”...

Desertfest London to take place from April 28th – 30th 2017

After a momentous fifth year anniversary, Desertfest London proudly returns in 2017. As the festival grows from strength to strength, each year offers up a new challenge to bring a truly unique and amplified weekend to Camden Town. Desertfest aims to not only expand in all areas, but also to exceed expectations, and this year's lineup is set to do just that.
 
The first headliner for 2017 is one of the most ludicrously high voltage, straight-up party bands in the history of rock'n'roll: Norway's very own Turbonegro will be bringing their blend of high octane deathpunk to Desertfest 2017, for their first performance ever at the festival!

Clutch announces December 2016 UK Headlining Dates

After conquering the main stage at Reading & Leeds Festivals, US groove kings Clutch have announced their return to the UK this December.

Confirming four headline dates including the Roundhouse in London, the band will be bringing North Carolina's southern rock group Valient Thorr as special guests. The two bands toured across the USA together back in 2011 with the legendary Motörhead, but this will be the first time they've hit the road together in the UK. Opening the shows will be long time Clutch buddies Lionize, getting the party started with their own fusion of rock and funk.

Dustrider signs with Argonauta Records

Argonauta Records is more than happy to announce a new name being part of their roster, the Italian Heavy Psych/Stoner Rockers Dustrider.

Born in late 2014-early 2015, Dustrider are an instrumental heavy psych/stoner trio from Roma formed by drummer Francesco "Krundaal" Romano (Riti Occulti and Jarman), bassist Andrea "Keoma" Romano and Bruno "Brüno" Bellisario on guitars.

Since their beginning, they try to mix all very different influences, spanning from classic heavy metal to stoner, doom and sludge, in a personal and new interpretation.

Indivia to release new album “Horta” on September 26th 2016

Italian Stoner band Indivia reveal cover artwork and tracklist of their second album “Horta”, a huge journey made of experimental and hypnotic mood. A monolithic wall of sound accompanied by “green vibrations” and raw fuzz.
 
Indivia “Horta” will be released in CD/DD by Argonauta Records on the September 26th, 2016.
 
You can have a taste of the band by giving a listen to their first single, “The Green Planet”, below.

Pre-orders “save 20%” are available here.