atmospheric sludge metal

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.
 

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.

Monolord to release new studio album “No Comfort” on September 20th 2019

Monolord, who have been dubbed “Swedish doom royalty” (Noisey) and praised for their “truly modern sound” (Consequence of Sound), release their Relapse Records’ debut, “No Comfort”, on September 20th, 2019.

The album news arrives as the Scandinavian trio share the new song, “The Bastard Son,” from the six-song release, check it out below.

Russian Circles reveal new single “Kohokia”

With the steady reveal of their forthcoming album “Blood Year”, Russian Circles continue to remind the world why they have reigned as one of post-rock’s most stalwart forces. Their latest single, “Kohokia”, finds the trio in one of their most exploratory modes, capturing Slint-esque negative space in one moment, and blizzards of ashen metal in the next. 
 
Listen to Russian Circles’ blistering seven-minute track “Kohokia” below.
 

Monte Luna to release new studio album “Drowners Wives” on October 4th 2019

Austin-based, atmospheric doom duo and the brainchild of James Cl and Philip Hook, Monte Luna, have finally revealed the first details about their sophomore studio album, set for release on October 4th, 2019, with Argonauta Records!

Known for their interminable long doom tracks, “Drowners Wives” will mark a change for the band, while Monte Luna will still keep leading you into another dimension and a challenging trip to fill your musical voids.