heavy sludge rock

Vokonis to release new studio album “Odyssey” on May 7th 2021

After the success of Vokonis’ critically acclaimed third album ”Grasping Time” (2019), Vokonis immediately went into recording more material. With the goal set to further expand the prog landscape, Vokonis crafted recordings that are more dynamically diverse and forward-thinking than ever before. The result is “Odyssey”, the upcoming fourth studio album by Vokonis.

The King’s Head to release self-titled debut album on December 18th 2020

The King’s Head are a dark, melodic, progressive and fresh hybrid of everything they love to listen to. The music is as diverse as rock history itself from classic hard rock to grunge and sludge to the melodic side of metal, topped off with a progressive edge.

They have signed with Wormholedeath a deal for the worldwide release of their self-titled debut album “The King’s Head”.

“The King’s Head” album will be available in digital format,worldwide, on December 18th, 2020.

Jointhugger signs with Majestic Mountain Records

Hailing from the fjords of Norway, Jointhugger are an explosive trio that instantly bring to mind the cosmic doom and atmospheres of rock colossi such as Shrinebuilder, Sleep and YOB. Having first came to the label’s attention back in April 2019, it was until a year later and the release of their storming debut, “I Am No One”, that Majestic Mountain Records simply had to act.

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Ruff Majik announces live streaming performance on October 31st 2020

South African sludge n roll riff merchants Ruff Majik have announced details for their Hullabaloo Urban Sessions live stream performance taking place on October 31st, at 6pm CET. The show will be hot on the heels of the 30th October release date for their highly anticipated new album “The Devil’s Cattle”, the first with new label Mongrel Records.

Ruff Majik to release new studio album “The Devil’s Cattle” on October 30th 2020

Set to surface from the pits of Hell with their third studio album “The Devil’s Cattle”, South African sludge ‘n’ roll outfit Ruff Majik have released further details of their forthcoming record - their first release under new label Mongrel Records - ahead of a performance at this year’s SonicBlast Fest streaming event, here.

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.