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North Carolina doom metallers HOUR OF 13 are gearing up for the release of their highly-anticipated new album, 333, which is due to be released on May 28th.

DARKTHRONE’s FENRIZ recently featured HOUR OF 13 in his ‘Band of the Week’ column, stating, “This new Hour of 13 album simply cannot do wrong – it is immersed in utmost respect and understanding of the ways of old”.  The album was described by HOUR OF 13 guitarist CHAD DAVIS as “A purely dark heavy metal album for the isolationist in all of us”.

333 is HOUR OF 13’s third album, and was recorded at Epiphonic Studios in Lenoir, North Carolina. (more…)

Baroness Posts Trailer for Yellow & Green; Pre-Orders for New Album Available Now

May 3, 2012, Philadelphia – Baroness, currently on tour previewing material from their forthcoming album Yellow & Green (July 17, Relapse Records), have posted a trailer for the upcoming release (, giving listener’s their first hint of music from the eagerly anticipated album.  (more…)


April 26, 2012, Philadelphia — Royal Thunder, the Atlanta-based quartet who release their debut album CVI on May 22 (Relapse Records), recently recorded an in-studio performance of “Sleeping Witch” for indieATL, which can be viewed at (or below).

Switchblade Jesus 4-20 Performance at the Texan

Watch the entire performance of this Texas stoner rock group shred it up in the full performance from their 4:20 show.

Recent Live Footage Of Three New Clutch Songs Available

via PRP

More live footage of Clutch recently performing a handful of new songs has hit the web. New tracks featured in the below footage include the alleged song titles of “Cyborg Betty“, “Crucial Velocity” and “Superior“. As previously reported, the band have a new picture disc 7″ for their new track “Pigtown Blues” slated for a June 19th release date. (more…)

Clutch Perform New Song In Norfolk, VA, Footage Available

via PRP

Recent live shows have seen Clutch performing what appears to be a new song. Fan-filmed footage of them doing just that in Norfolk, VA earlier this week can be seen below. The band have a picture disc 7″ for their new track “Pigtown Blues” slated for a June 19th release date. (more…)

Borracho New Video

Washington, DC, April 4, 2012 — The opening one-two punch of 2011’s stoner rock surprise, Splitting Sky, has been immortalized in video and is now available from the band’s YouTube channel. The video for the track “Concentric Circles,” which was released in October 2011 as a 7″ single along with the Spanish version “Círculos Concéntricos” by Ghost Highway Recordings (Spain) and Fandango Records (US), adds a strong visual statement of destruction to the hard hitting song.

Two versions of the clip have been cut – one featuring the single track, and another that includes Splitting Sky intro track “Redemption” leading into the featured song, just as on the album. The video was shot in January, capturing the band in a performance setting. Intercut with the performance footage are vintage scenes of destruction, atrocity and mayhem that add to the impact and power of the song. (more…)