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Bongzilla signs worldwide deal with Heavy Psych Sounds and announces new album “Weedsconsin”

On the fringe of chaos, in the Year of the Pandemic, the Cannabeast has awoken: 16 years since their last record, Wisconsin Sludge Metal giants Bongzilla are back with a new full length album!

The pioneers of Weed Metal have signed a worldwide record deal with Heavy Psych Sounds, who will proudly release Bongzilla’s forthcoming, fifth studio album entitled “Weedsconsin”. The band has also announced to join the HPS Booking roster for Europe.

Dvne to release new studio album “Etemen Ænka” on March 19th 2021

On March 19th, 2021, Dvne will release their sophomore album, “Etemen Ænka”, via Metal Blade Records.

Watch the video for the new single “Sì-XIV” below.

Pre-order “Etemen Ænka”, here, in the following formats:

• digisleeve-CD
• 180g black vinyl (EU exclusive)
• raisin rouge marbled vinyl (EU exclusive - limited to 400 copies)

Conan to release new live album “Live at Freak Valley” on March 12th 2021

Heavily distorted and down-tuned sounds turn the legendary fields of the German Freak Valley Festival into madness. The undisputed masters of fantastical otherworldly sludgy doom, Conan, will cast a spell on the listener and propel them straight into the crowd, captured in dust.
 

Satyrus signs with Argonauta Records

Hailing from Sicily, Italy, occult doom metal heavy weights Satyrus have announced the signing with powerhouse label Argonauta Records. The four-piece, who just recently self-released their epic doom monolith of a debut album, “Rites”, immediately gained the attention by not just several record companies but fans around the globe in within the current heavy doom and metal scene. Featuring members of bands alike Uthaar or Wolvesguard, Satyrus invites its listener on a slow and dark ride into doom heaviness.

Emma Ruth Rundle & Thou to release new EP “The Helm of Sorrow” on January 15th 2021

On the heels of their full length collaboration, Thou and Emma Ruth Rundle (appearing courtesy of Sargent House) are releasing a companion EP, “The Helm of Sorrow”, which includes additional songs from the sessions from the collaborative project.

Today they’ve shared its single “Hollywood” along with a short video for “Elysian Fields” by Thou’s Mitch Wells. Check them both out below.
 

Haven signs with Argonauta Records - new EP “Vessel” out now

Powerhouse label Argonauta Records is proud to welcome German-based post-metal act Haven to their eclectic artist roster. The up&coming five-piece from Berlin has not just signed a worldwide record deal, they are also celebrating the release of their brand new EP, titled “Vessel”, which is out now!

Cardinal Wyrm to release new studio album “Devotionals” on December 11th 2020

Long-running Oakland, California-based doom metal band Cardinal Wyrm is preparing to release their fourth album, “Devotionals”, on December 11th, 2020.

Alongside the album’s details, cover art, and preorders, the song “Nightmarchers” has been made available for streaming.