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CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Announce North American Live Assault; IX Streaming In Its Entirety

28th June 2014 at 11:11 am

Corrosion Of Conformity - Photo by Fabiola Santini

With the official release of their new full-length, fittingly titled IX imminent, North Carolina crossover icons, CORROSION OF CONFORMITY, are very pleased to announce their first North American live assaults in support of the offering. The near two-week run will commence on August 20th…
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Dwell ‘Far Dark Helm’ LP/DD 2014

28th June 2014 at 10:47 am

Dwell

Dwell hail from Oakland, California and have forged a sound that is influenced by doom acts such as Pallbearer, Mar Des Grises and Tombs and by post core gods such as Neurosis, Isis and Cult Of Luna. Add to that a smudge of blackened…
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BLACK MOTH: ‘Condemned To Hope’ To Be Released On 15th September; New Video For ‘Room 13’

27th June 2014 at 12:44 pm

Black Moth

An onslaught of monumental riff sorcery and serpentine grace, BLACK MOTH rose from the Leeds underground scene at the end of the last decade, indulging their love for both Sabbath sulphur and Stooges squalor. Their debut ‘The Killing Jar’, which was released in 2011, effortlessly…
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Lazer/Wulf ‘The Beast Of Left And Right’ LP/DD 2014

27th June 2014 at 9:33 am

Lazer/Wulf

I don’t know about the rest of you, but I like a good old twiddle. Now, I know this is a site primarily concerned with monolithic, primal riffs the size of tower-blocks and bellowing gentlemen with beards like rhododendron bushes, but we’re taking a…
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THE BODY & THOU Summer Tour Closing In; Joint Sets Featuring Material From Collaborative LP To Take Place

26th June 2014 at 7:32 pm

The Body / Thou - Split - Artwork

In less than a week, THE BODY and THOU will embark on their Summer tour to Gilead Fest, supporting not only their own respective new releases, but also their recently released collaborative LP, Released From Love, a review for which you can read here….
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PALLBEARER Premiere New Track From Upcoming Album ‘Foundations Of Burden’; Euro Tour With Yob Announced

26th June 2014 at 7:17 pm

Pallbearer - Photo by Diana Lee Zadlo

Foundations Of Burden is PALLBEARER is the follow-up to 2012’s monumental release, Sorrow & Extinction. On this new album, PALLBEARER have created an album much more advanced, moving, and sonically glorious than their debut, continuing the band’s ascent from the doom metal scene into…
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Damnation Festival 2014: 5 New Acts Confirmed Including AHAB, HARK & BAST

26th June 2014 at 2:33 pm

Damnation Festival 2014

German doom titans, AHAB, and Icelandic progressive metal outfit, SÓLSTAFIR, are the latest names to be added to the tenth edition of Damnation Festival. The headline set will be an exclusive UK performance by AHAB and the first the band have played outside London,…
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YOB: Doom Metal Trio Announces Mammoth UK/European Tour In Support Of Clearing The Path To Ascend

26th June 2014 at 9:09 am

Roadburn 2014 - Day 3 - Yob

Long-running Oregon doom metal conjurors and recent Neurot Recordings signees, YOB, will embark upon a massive overseas trek this Fall. Slated to commence on September 3rd, 2014 in Utrecht, the Netherlands, the band will levy their cathartic riff rituals upon twenty-eight cities, the tour…
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The Body / Thou ‘Released From Love’ 12″ 2014

26th June 2014 at 8:45 am

The Body / Thou

This is not a split. It is a collaboration. ‘Released From Love’ is about as mean and noisy as you’d expect from Thou and The Body smashing their creative waves together. On their own, each band represents two corners of the doom/sludge sound: Thou…
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STEAK Announce Debut Album ‘Slab City’; Out This September On Napalm Records

25th June 2014 at 11:09 am

Steak

Britain’s dustiest stoner rock outfit STEAK just unveiled the title and artwork for their debut record, to be released this September via Napalm Records. Get ready for a thundering breakthrough into STEAK‘s Slab City! After two critically acclaimed EPs Disastronaught (2012) and Corned Beef…
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