sludge metal

Cult Of Luna launches video for new single “Lay Your Head to Rest”

On September 20th, 2019, Cult Of Luna will release their new album, “A Dawn to Fear”, the band’s first material under their sole name since 2013’s “Vertikal 1&2”.

A video for the new single, “Lay Your Head to Rest”, can be viewed below.

Pre-order “A Dawn to Fear”, here, in the following formats:
• limited edition digibook 2CD

Red Stone Chapel to release debut full-length album “Omega Boombox” on October 25th 2019

German-based heavy sludge rockers Red Stone Chapel are set to release their debut album on October 25th, 2019,  via Argonauta Records. Titled “Omega Boombox”, these 8 album tracks are a finest selection of southern-influenced stoner rock, served with a heavy dose of the sludge, blues, progressive and classic rock as well as spoken word parts.

Just recently, the band debuted a first single to the rollercoaster “Squid Limbo”. Listen to the track below.

Fought Upon Earth to release new studio album “Grave Miscalculation” on October 4th 2019

San Francisco Bay Area instrumental progressive metal unit Fought Upon Earth - featuring former members of Acid King, Secrets Of The Sky, And Scorched-Earth Policy - will unleash their “Grave Miscalculation” full-length this fall.   
 
The sonically mesmerizing, nine-track affair was produced by the band with Juan Urteaga (Cattle Decapitation, Secrets Of The Sky, Exhumed), mixed by Urteaga, and includes a rendition of “Old Coat”, by Peter, Paul, And Mary.
 

Heavy Psych Sounds announce festival series for March 2020 in London, Antwerp, Paris and Deventer

Heavy Psych Sounds Records & Booking, the unstoppable cult and fuzz rock machine rising from Rome, Italy, has announced to once again conquer London, the Netherlands, Belgium and this time also Paris, with their highly acclaimed mini festival-series, the Heavy Psych Sounds Fest!

Baroness live in Tampa, FL, 2019

Baroness’ fans came out in droves to catch their favorite band play. With little fanfare, the band made their way onto the stage. While their entrance may not have been dramatic, from the moment they plugged in their instruments and kicked off the night with “A Horse Called Golgatha”, that’s when the action began. With precision rapid fire riffs things took off. Everyone in the place was enthralled with what they were seeing and just how well-oiled a machine Baroness is.
 

Helhorse release music video for new single “Avalanche”

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 2nd single. So, get ready and listen to the brand new track “Avalanche” and watch the video below.

Pinewalker to release debut album “Migration” on September 6th 2019

Salt Lake City, Utah-based quintet Pinewalker is preparing to release their sprawling debut album, “Migration”. Completed for release in early September, the album boasts a cathartic concept, an homage to loved ones lost to cancer, delivered through a crushing display of thundering, groove-heavy doom/sludge metal. The album’s details including preorders and the first single, “Bone Collector”, have been posted.
 

Cult Of Luna to release new studio album “A Dawn to Fear” on September 20th 2019

On September 20th, 2019, Cult Of Luna will release their new album, “A Dawn to Fear”, the band’s first material under their sole name since 2013’s “Vertikal 1&2”.

Watch the video for the new single, “The Silent Man”, below.

Pre-order “A Dawn to Fear”, here, in the following formats:
• limited edition digibook 2CD

Cranial to release new studio album “Alternate Endings” on September 27th 2019

Sludge metal heavyweights Cranial return with their sophomore album, “Alternate Endings”, to be released on September 27th, 2019, by capable Moment of Collapse Records! Risen from the ashes of almighty Omega Massif, Cranial took the best ingredients, created their own sound and developed it even further. Powerful and earth shattering, apocalyptic and destructive, melodies as uplifting as they are depressive - once again the band pushed themselves forward and refined their songwriting.