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BRANT BJORK To Release 'Mankind Woman' Album In September

KYUSS and FU MANCHU legend Brant Bjork is back with a brand new record. The godfather of desert rock has unveiled the hotly anticipated details about his thirteenth solo album, titled "Mankind Woman", set to be released September 14 on Heavy Psych Sounds Records. Although this is indeed a Brant Bjork record, it is the ...

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PALLBEARER Releases 'Dropout' Mini-Documentary

Little Rock, Arkansas-based ruminant progressive doom quartet PALLBEARER recently premiered a new track titled "Dropout" as the 53rd installment of the Adult Swim Singles Program. The song, which is available digitally today, represents a subtle expansion of the singular doom-prog metal sound the quartet is known for. To coincide with this release, the band has ...

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PALLBEARER Releases New Track 'Dropout'

Little Rock, Arkansas-based ruminant progressive doom quartet PALLBEARER has released a brand new track titled "Dropout" as the 53rd instalment of the Adult Swim Singles Program. The song encapsulates the singular doom-prog metal sound the Arkansas outfit is known for and can be heard below. Comments the band: "We have almost always written music intended ...

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Clone Of The Universe - FU MANCHU

FU MANCHU is synonymous with stoner rock. The group is rightfully revered as one of the genre's most significant bands. Following its inception as a hardcore punk act, the band slid into a groove, literally and figuratively, and has continued onward with energetic hard rock that's as potent as the residue at the bottom of ...

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SCOTT HILL On Getting RUSH's ALEX LIFESON To Guest On New FU MANCHU Album: 'We Couldn't Believe It'

PureGrainAudio recently conducted an interview with frontman Scott Hill of Southern California rockers FU MANCHU. You can listen to the entire chat via the SoundCloud widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the writing process for FU MANCHU: Scott: "Everything starts with a riff. We go to practice, 'Hey, check ...

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Anatomical Venus - BLACK MOTH

Faster than you can groan "Not another metal act leading with 'black' in its moniker," we have the third album from Leeds, UK art-fuzz acolytes, BLACK MOTH. Call the band stoner Brits if you feel like being crude, but this band has its eyes set on taking this subgenre's standards and doing something unique with ...

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Listen To FU MANCHU's 'Il Mostro Atomico' Feat. Guest Appearance By RUSH's ALEX LIFESON

The song "Il Mostro Atomico" from Southern Californian hard rockers FU MANCHU can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. The track is an 18-minute-8-second side-long epic featuring a special guest performance by Alex Lifeson, guitarist and songwriter of the legendary band RUSH. Heavier than anything FU MANCHU has ever done and broken into four ...

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Listen To New CHTHONIC Song 'Souls Of The Revolution' Feat. LAMB OF GOD's RANDY BLYTHE

Taiwanese metallers CHTHONIC have released a brand new song called "Souls Of The Revolution", featuring a guest appearance by LAMB OF GOD singer Randy Blythe. The track is described as the "theme song" of CHTHONIC's long-in-the-works Taiwanese action-comedy "Tshiong", which will receive a Taiwanese premiere on December 29. The movie, which stars Blythe, was directed ...

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The Phoenix - CKY

It's been eight years since "Carver City", and for those who have long gnashed upon their nubby fingernails waiting to see what the fallout in Camp Kill Yourself hath wrought, the moment is finally here. No, the separation from Deron Miller wasn't pretty by any means, and many wrote the band off immediately thereafter. As ...

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War Bear - MOONBOW

David McElfresh is one of the most talented cats you've never heard of, unless you follow Hank Williams, III or Davey Mac's country-peppered rock 'n' metal hybrid, MOONBOW. If the latter's the case, then you already know the songwriting potency of this multi-instrumentalist prodigy. Depending on how much he embraces his time as the shaggy ...

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THE OBSESSED Announces U.S. Headlining Tour

Maryland doom legends THE OBSESSED have announced a full U.S. headlining tour in support of their forthcoming "Sacred" album. The tour is slated to commence on April 12 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and will run through May 20 in Baltimore, Maryland. KARMA TO BURN will provide direct support throughout the trek while FATSO JETSON and LO-PAN ...

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PALLBEARER: 'I Saw The End' Video Released

"I Saw The End", the new video from the Arkansas progressive doom quartet PALLBEARER, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Zev Deans of Panorama Programming (LAMB OF GOD, CHELSEA WOLFE, GHOST). The band commented: "Both song and video present a telescopic view on an eternity of corruption. The path of greed leads ...

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PALLBEARER To Release 'Heartless' Album In March

Nuclear Blast Entertainment has announced the signing of ruminant Arkansas progressive doom quartet PALLBEARER for the territories of Europe, Australia and New Zealand. The band's third record, titled "Heartless", will be released on March 24, 2017. The effort will be made available via Nuclear Blast Entertainment in Europe, Australia and New Zealand and via Profound ...

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GOZU Signs Worldwide Deal With BLACKLIGHT MEDIA/METAL BLADE RECORDS

Blacklight Media/Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of Boston's rock/metal outfit GOZU to a worldwide deal. Formed in 2010, the four-piece has released one EP and three full-lengths to-date, and is currently writing their fourth studio album, set for a 2017 release. GOZU comments: "We are extremely excited to be signed to Blacklight Media/Metal ...

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THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN Announces North American Tour Dates

In preparation for a busy year of new music and worldwide touring, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN has announced a short run of intimate shows throughout North America. Starting in Toronto on August 5, the band will be playing at Hard Luck, making their way down the east coast through Boston, New York, Philadelphia, and Washington ...

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Imperium Simulacra - BLACK COBRA

It's been five years since BLACK COBRA released its last album, "Invernal", and the band's return means a hell of a lot to the sludge underground. If you're unfamiliar with BLACK COBRA, the band is the bombastic duo from San Francisco: guitarist Jason Landrian, formerly of CAVITY, and drummer Rafael Martinez, one-time bassist for ACID ...

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