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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.
 

Slower Order releases first single “Serpent’s Son”

Since the release of their first EP “Pyramid Toward Oblivion” in 2011, the instrumental power trio, Slow Order, hailing from Bologna pursues a sound of the classic stoner rock with modern heavy metal influences. Following Slow Order’s first full-length in 2014, “Hidden Voices”, gained the band not only high praise from both fans and press alike, but also allowed them to share the stages of all sizes with acts such as Pentagram, Karma To Burn or Avon, to name just a few.

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.

Pelican to release new studio album “Nighttime Stories” on June 7th 2019

Pelican, the instrumental quartet whose singular vision of heavy music eschews classification, has announced their first full-length in six years, “Nighttime Stories”, is due on June 7th, 2019, via Southern Lord Recordings.

The album’s lead single, “Midnight and Mescaline”, is out now digitally and hitting stores as a 7" with exclusive B-side track “Darkness on the Stairs” as a Record Store Day exclusive this weekend. Listne to it below.
 

Lord Dying announces May & June 2019 North American Headlining Tour

Progressive sludge unit Lord Dying has confirmed a North American headlining tour.

Scheduled to commence May 8th in Seattle, Washington, the journey will wind its way through more than two dozen cities and come to a close on June 8th in the band’s home city of Portland, Oregon. Support will be provided by psychedelic doom duo Year Of The Cobra. See all confirmed dates below.
 

Abrahma to release new studio album “In Time for the Last Rays of Light” on May 24th 2019

French progressive heavy rock outfit Abrahma will release their third full-length, “In Time for the Last Rays of Light”, this May via Small Stone.
 
Following three tumultuous years of personal challenges and lineup changes, “In Time for the Last Rays of Light” 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.

Destroyer Of Light to release new studio album “Mors Aeterna” on May 24th 2019

Formed in 2012 from constantly boiling musical cauldron that is Austin, TX, Destroyer Of Light has taken a straight forward approach to tempering the disparate and harmonious parts of their influences into a total sum of slow motion tidal heaviness that bows to no altar but that of the riff.