heavy sludge rock

Brant Bjork announces Spring 2020 European Headlining Tour

Sound of Liberation is stoked to announce that the king of the desert himself, the master of laid back weedy jams and smooth riffing, the one and only Brant Bjork will return to Europe in April/May 2020!

The tour consists of 17 dates, including stops at Desertfest Berlin and Desertfest London.

Swedish psychedelic rock band MaidaVale will support Brant Bjork, famous for his work in highly influential bands like Kyuss and Fu Manchu, as well as for his solo career.

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.

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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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.