doom metal

Sorcerer

Hi Kristian and Anders… welcome to Grande Rock. First of all congrats on your new album “Lamenting of the Innocent”! It has been chosen as the “best Album of the Month” on Grande Rock!
 
K: Thanks so much, what an honor!
 
 
Do tell us… what has happened these 3 years between your previous album and the new one?
 

Candlemass announces live streaming concert on July 3rd 2020

Experience the electricity of a live Candlemass performance straight from your home!

The Swedish Grammy award-winning/US Grammy-nominated doom metal legends are scheduled to host their very first live streaming concert – a special performance to be broadcast from Studio Gröndahl in Stockholm, Sweden. The livestream will take place this coming Friday, July 3rd at 8:00 PM CEST/2:00 PM EDT/11:00 AM PDT. 

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.

Corrosion Of Conformity announces Spring 2021 European & UK Headlining Tour

Corrosion Of Conformity are pleased to announce that some of their previously planned 2020 UK/EU tour dates that had been halted due to the spread of Covid-19, have been rescheduled to take place in spring 2021, alongside some new dates.

C.O.C will be hitting our shores in April and May 2021, with support due to come from Arizona’s Spirit Adrift

UK & EU Tour Dates 2021:
24 Apr – Academy, Dublin, IE 
25 Apr - Limelight 2, Belfast, UK

Alkymist announces Fall & Winter 2020 Danish Tour

Copenhagen based progressive doom metal combo Alkymist released their sophomore album “Sanctuary” on May 1st amidst pandemic chaos and lockdown nationally and abroad.

The band’s release shows were cancelled, but nonetheless “Sanctuary” has received massive attention. The record achieved a #3 in the Official Danish vinyl charts in the week of release.

Valkyrie to release new studio album “Fear” on July 24th 2020

Valkyrie return with their anthemic, riff-driven new album, “Fear”, on July 24th, 2020, via Relapse Records.

The Virginia-based heavy rockers first new album in five years, “Fear” finds Valkyrie sounding more progressive and diverse than ever before. Listen to the first single, “Feeling so Low”, below.

Sorcerer - Lamenting of the Innocent

The once mighty Metal Blade might have lost to time and other companies a lot of artists over the years and has sort of made groovy modern American metal and death metal it’s bread ‘n butter, but through the signing of specific ones (ie Satan, Mirror, Sorcerer) and the retainment of others (ie Lizzy Borden) seems to still have a healthy little stable of interesting traditional heavy doom bands.