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Die On Planes - The Deep Future (Own Label)

Don't ask me; I'm not qualified to comment. Or am I?

What can I say about Die On Planes and their release The Deep Future? I don't claim to understand it but that doesn't stop me from embracing it.

Beastwars - Beastwars (Destroy Records)

If primal stoner/doom/sludge is your bag, then this album is a must-have

Stoner/sludge is often widely famed for its breathtaking beats and metallic tones, but rarely do you find such variation whilst at the same time retaining that sense of utter cent

Windhand - Windhand (Forcefield Records)

Windhand is a sludge/stoner/psychedelic/doom Rock band that makes you not only drink the Kool-Aid but ask for a second cup.
Release Date: 
25 Oct 2011 (All day)

Windhand was due to release a full length LP this October simply titled Windhand.

Adrift For Days in Melbourne

Brought to you by Metal Obsession, Sydney doom outfit Adrift For Days are hitting Melbourne this month to spread their message of drone.
Tour Dates: 
21/05/2011 - 22/05/2011

'Smoked-out, psychedelic drone-fuzz' outfit Adrift for Days have been shaking the foundations of Sydn

Saxon and The Sword sidewaves announced

Presented by Faster Louder and Soundwave Touring, Saxon, along with The Sword are hitting up Melbourne and Sydney for sidewave shows

And the great sidewave announcements just keep on coming, with British metal heavyweights Saxon set to hit Melbourne and Sydney with American metal outfit The Sword

Baroness: Out of the Blue

For Baroness, it's all about evolution. But will the fans follow the band out of their own brand of primordial, sludgy ooze?

Sometimes a certain scene seems to blow up thanks in part to the meteoric success of a few bands that come to define a particular region’s trademark sound or, once in a great while, transcend

Deadsea US Tour October 2010

Ohio's metal unit Deadsea are putting the final touches on their upcoming 'Grand Delugeon' tour of the US, set to kick off on October 1.
Tour Dates: 
01/10/2010 - 22/10/2010

Deadsea uses a blend of prog/doom/tech/stoner/metal to create their unique sound, and fans who venture out to the band's upcoming shows will hear selections from the band's upcomin

Grand Magus - Hammer of the North (Roadrunner) - take 2

The old school never sounded so resplendent. Grand Magus deserve their title as metal royalty and Hammer of the North cements their rightful place on the throne. You will remember their name!
Release Date: 
22 Jun 2010 - 11:30pm

I know that I'm a bit pedantic when it comes to my metal. Oh, their riff sags at 3:30-3:46. No tick in the box for you.

Adrift for Days to release debut record 'The Lunar Maria'

With inspiration from their love of blues, psychedelia, post-rock, drone and other genres, Adrift for Days' debut record will be available from August 5th, 2010.

Sydney five-piece psychedelic stoner/doom outfit Adrift for Days are set to release their 71-minute debut album The Lunar Maria on August 5th, 2010.