atmospheric sludge metal

Yatra to release new studio album “All is Lost” on October 9th 2020

Maryland-based psychedelic doom metal trio Yatra recently finalized work on their most ambitious and devastating release to date. The band proudly offers their crushing third album, “All is Lost”, now confirmed for October release through Grimoire Records, who this week issues the record's cover art, track listing, preorders, and more.
 

Athon to release self-titled debut album on September 25th 2020

Of what started as a cover project in 2014, paying a tribute to bands alike Mastodon, Black Tusk, Red Fang or Sleep, should soon become a hot tip of Italy’s eclectic underground scene, when Athon began to create their own tracks and sound.

The four-piece collective hailing from the alps of Varese, Italy, combines their various influences with individual ideas, songwriting and a personal trademark sound, balancing graciously between the elements of stoner, sludge and doom metal.

Jahbulong to release new studio album “Eclectic Poison Tones” on October 30th 2020

An album like a flow of acidic mantras, rich with dark atmospheres and full of distortions: “Eclectic Poison Tones”, the upcoming brand new full length record by Stoner Doom unit Jahbulong, will see the light of day on October 30th, 2020, via Go Down Records.

Being influenced from 70s psychedelia to Seattle’s 90s grunge, “Eclectic Poison Tones” is the result of the band’s ongoing development and hunger to explore new noise digressions.

The Ocean to release new studio album “Phanerozoic II: Mesozoic | Cenozoic” on September 25th 2020

On September 25th, 2020, The Ocean will release their 8th full-length, “Phanerozoic II: Mesozoic | Cenozoic”, via Metal Blade Records (CD / digital) and the band’s own Pelagic Records (vinyl).

In 2018, The Ocean released “Phanerozoic I: Palaeozoic” - the first half of a sprawling but superbly cohesive paleontology concept album. Now, the group is ready to release the eagerly-awaited concluding parts of the Phanerozoic journey.

The Acacia Strain to release new studio album “Slow Decay” on July 24th 2020

Metal titans The Acacia Strain - Vincent Bennett [vocals], Kevin Boutot [drums], Devin Shidaker [guitar], Griffin Landa [bass], and Tom “The Hammer” Smith, Jr. [guitar] - have just dropped “Y”, a new seven inch and digital release today through Rise Records. It’s available here.
 

deathCAVE to release debut full-length album “Smoking Mountain” on August 14th 2020

Seattle-based doom/sludge trio deathCAVE will release their “Smoking Mountain” debut full-length this August via Satanik Royalty Records.

Named after the Apache Death Cave in Arizona, deathCAVE was forged in 2018 and hit the ground running as its three members - Freiburger (Throne Of Bone, Brain Scraper), Benny Koslosky (Swampyheavy), and Tony Muñoz (Razorhoof, Worship) - are longtime veterans of the underground touring circuit.