post metal

Raum Kingdom to release debut full-length album “Everything & Nothing” on June 1st 2018

Following their critically lauded split-cd with All We Expected issued nearly three years, Ireland's post-metal group Raum Kingdom finally returns with their full-length album titled “Everything & Nothing”.

Recorded at Dead Dog studios in Drogheda, Ireland by Johny Kerr, “Everything & Nothing” is set for release on June 1st, 2018, on vinyl, CD and cassette sees Raum Kingdom refining their dark and emotionally intense post-metal sound merging heavy and dense riffs with ethereal and intriguing ambiences.

Listen to the leading single “Walk With Reality” below.

Empress to release debut EP “Reminiscence” on February 12th 2018

Introducing Empress... This three-headed beast from Vancouver, B.C. was born after guitarist/vocalist Peter Sacco (Seer) and drummer Chris Doyle attended a show headlined by doom mavens Elder.

Inspired by the massive wall of sound and psychedelia they encountered on that fateful night, the pair enlisted bassist Brenden Gunn (Craters) and set out to create their own brand of stoner/sludge metal.
 

Huntsmen to release debut full-length album “American Scrap” on February 23rd 2018

Storytelling is the great, albeit fading, American pastime. It predated writing and in many instances, was told in song. In modern times, many musicians have approached their music from a storytelling point of view: Dylan, Springsteen and Waits to name a few

Chicago's Americana metal outfit, Huntsmen, are carrying the torch for heavy bands to be added to that list and have announced their signing to Prosthetic Records.
 

Orphanage Named Earth signs to Argonauta Records

Argonauta Records is thrilled to welcome in the family Orphanage Named Earth, Post Metal / Hardcore Sludgers from Poland.

The band formed in 2015 as a four-piece and recorded a 5 songs demo, self released in February 2016 and distributed among friends and allies. At that time, the band coined their music as “romantic crust”, originally as a joke, but it caught on and stayed with the band, as according to many, it defines their music style very well.

An Evening With Knives to release debut full-length album “Serrated” on January 26th 2018

Argonauta Records is thrilled to welcome in the family, Eindhoven's next big thing An Evening With Knives, a mesmerizing, imposing wall of sound, blurring the boundaries between post-metal, psychedelic rock and doom metal.

Since the release of their self-titled debut EP in the summer of 2015, this energetic three-piece have made quite an impression sharing the stage with acclaimed acts like Corrosion Of Conformity, Truckfighters, Elder and Steak no.8.

With an ever-growing fan base due to performances at Eindhoven's cult venue De Effenaar, the illustrious Incubate Festival in Tilburg and Belgium's Roadkill Festival for instance, standalone shows have regularly sold out in 2016.

Sorxe to release new studio album “Matter & Void” on November 24th 2017

Phoenix, AZ-based experimental sludge/post metal band Sorxe have announced their signing to Prosthetic Records.

The four-piece rely heavily on improvisation, pulling ideas from an eclectic well of inspiration ranging from Neurosis, Swans, Melvins and Pink Floyd.

Sorxe consists of guitarist/vocalist Tanner Crace, drummer Shane Ocell, and two bassists - Christopher Coons and Jonathan Portnoy, who tread new psychedelic ground into the unknown.
 

Junius announces Fall 2017 West Coast Tour

Mesmerizing post-metal outfit Junius have announced a west coast tour in support of their highly-acclaimed latest album, “Eternal Rituals for the Accretion of Light”.

The trek starts September 21st in Phoenix, AZ and will feature Black Mare and Mustard Gas & Roses as support.

Tickets are available via individual venues and a full listing of dates can be found below.
 
West Coast Tour Dates 2017:
Sep 21 - Phoenix, AZ @ Yucca Tap Room
Sep 22 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Viper Room
Sep 23 - Oakland, CA @ Golden Bull
Sep 24 - Sacramento, CA @ The Cafe Colonial

Junius to release new studio album “Eternal Rituals for the Accretion of Light” on March 3rd 2017

Post-Metal outfit Junius are back with their first new material in over three years with the full-length album “Eternal Rituals for the Accretion of Light” (ERAL) due out on March 3rd, 2017!

“ERAL” marks the completion of their conceptual trilogy which began in 2009 with their evoking LP “The Martyrdom of a Catastrophist”, depicted by Rolling Stone as “a perfect hybrid of Neurosis and The Smiths” followed by 2011's “Reports From the Thresholds of Death”. Junius' latest release, the critically acclaimed 2014 EP “Days of the Fallen Sun”, was lauded by Pitchfork as their “strongest and most sensuous work to date”.

Antarktis signs with Agonia Records

Swedish emotion-driven, post-rock/metal newcomer act Antarktis has signed a record deal with Agonia Records.

The group features two full-time members of In Mourning, who instead of entertaining the fact of being labeled as a side project, decided to dedicate their time & venture off into a territory uncharted by their mother band. Said members are guitarists Björn Pettersson and Tobias Netzell (ex-October Tide), both co-founders. In Antarktis, they're accompanied by vocalist and bassist Daniel Jansson (Ikhon) together with drummer Jonas Martinsson (Me The Tiger, Necrosavant). The band is currently working on a debut album.

King Woman to release debut full-length album “Created in the Image of Suffering” on February 24th 2017

Over the course of the last seven years, Bay Area’s King Woman have crafted a sound thoroughly their own – a sound that harnesses the elastic textures and temporality of drone and metallic shoegaze alongside the transcendental, melancholic power of doom.

Their forthcoming full-length “Created in the Image of Suffering” (due out February 24th, 2017, via Relapse Records), picks where their debut EP (“Doubt”; 2014, Flenser) left off while expanding on their sonic palette with a profoundly crafted opus of dirgey, ethereal doom-rock.