sludge metal

Gojira to release new studio album “Fortitude” on April 30th 2021

2x Grammy® nominated band Gojira have announced details of their long-awaited new album, “Fortitude”, which will be released April 30th, 2021, via Roadrunner Records (album artwork / tracklist below).

Today, the band has shared the forthcoming album’s first single, “Born For One Thing”, which is available on all streaming platforms and accompanied by a Charles De Meyer directed official music video shot in France and Belgium. Watch the video below.

Conjurer signs worldwide deal with Nuclear Blast Records

Sludgy UK post-metal heavyweights Conjurer have signed a worldwide deal with Nuclear Blast Records!

Check out the music video for the song “The Mire” and stream the band’s first two full releases here.

Their follow-up to their critically acclaimed 2018 debut album, “Mire”, is set to be released later this year. 

Conjurer’s Brady Deeprose (guitar & vocals) comments:

Blue Ox to release new studio album “Holy Vore” on April 2nd 2021

Minnesota-based Blue Ox - formed by former members of Dead To Fall, Devilinside, Ambassador Gun, Coma Eternal, and more - has completed their crushing third album, “Holy Vore”, and is now preparing to unleash the record on April 2nd, 2021. The cover art, track listing, a brief teaser, and more have been issued this week.
 

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.