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STONE AXE Set To Continue The Rock N’ Roll Party With Live Album Release

STONE AXE Set To Continue The Rock N’ Roll Party With Live Album Release


Port Orchard, WA – Three years, two full length albums, an EP, countless appearances on compilations and 7” projects, deluxe re-issues of out of print albums . . . the only thing missing from the Stone Axe repertoire is a full length live album. Wait no longer! Stone Axe and Ripple Music will be releasing the first full length live album from the Washington based rock n’ roll (more…)

Roadburn To Release Voivod Live Album (Vinyl Only) in April

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We are elated to announce the upcoming release of Voivod Live at Roadburn 2011. Our first official festival album captures the metal innovators from Canada during their Midi Theatre and Main Stage performances at last year’s festival.

Voivod Live at Roadburn 2011 takes the listener on a trip through the band’s discography from War and Pain (1984) to 2009′s Infini. It also includes the live debut of a Phobos (1997) track interpreted by the current line-up featuring original members Denis “Snake” Belanger (vocals), Jean-Yves “Blacky” Theriault (bass) and Michel “Away” Langevin (drums) along with guitarist extraordinaire Dan”Chewy” Mongrain. Known for their energetic shows, the band reached positively stratospheric levels at Roadburn 2011.

The track listing is as follows:

A-Side, Midi Theatre: (more…)

The Soda Shop Podcast This Saturday!

Tune in to Grip of Delusion Radio this Saturday 2-25-2012 @ 3-5 EST for The Soda Shop’s weekly Podcast. This week we celebrate The Man, The Legend, Scott “Wino” Weinrich. The man has had quite a career in many bands and guest spots. This weekend we take notice. We cover his career from Saint Vitus all the way until this years Wino & Conny Ochs release as well as all the in between material.


01 Wino & Conny Ochs – “Labour of Love” from Heavy Kingdom (2012)
02 Wino – “Release Me” from Punctuated Equilibrium (2009)
03 Probot – “The Emerald Law” from Probot (2004)
04 The Hidden Hand – “Desensitized” from Mother, Teacher, Destroyer (2004)
05 Shrinebuilder – “Science of Anger” from Shrinebuilder (2009)
06 Saint Vitus – “I Bleed Black” from V (1989) (more…)

BLACK TUSK Confirm Roadburn Festival Appearance and European Tour Supporting Red Fang

BLACK TUSK Confirm Roadburn Festival Appearance and European Tour Supporting Red Fang


Savannah, Georgia’s BLACK TUSK have confirmed an appearance at this year’s Roadburn Festival on Thursday April 12th in Tilburg, Holland. Coinciding with this special appearance, BLACK TUSK will be providing direct support to label mates RED FANG. The tour will kick off April 5th in Segrate, Italy and wraps up on May 5th in Essen, Germany. A complete list of dates can be found (more…)

HUATA – New album available + Roadburn!

HUATA‘s debut album, Atavist of Mann, is now available for streaming in its entirety and purchase on Throatruiner Records website. Released on 2X12″ vinyl by De Arte Magica, this sludge/doom monster will appease fans of Electric Wizard, Goatsnake or Ufomammut. Note that the band will play at Roadburn 2012 with OM, YOB, Sleep and many more. Stream it here :

Press release – “Satan’s disowned children are once again slipping on their hoods and frocks to give birth to one of the dirtiest and heaviest sludge/doom record of recent times. Acclaimed here and there, their previous EP “Open The Gates Of Shambhala” was our first release and allowed them to inflict tinnutus and stiffness while opening for Electric Wizard, Ramesses, Monarch and many more. Now we’re proud to introduce you to (more…)

Tickets for Roadburn 2012 will go on sale Saturday

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Tickets for Roadburn 2012 will go on sale Saturday, November 26th, 10:00 Central European Time

09:00hrs (UK), 11:00hrs (Finland | Greece), 4AM (east coast), 1AM (west coast)

3-day passes (Thursday through Saturday) | € 177,50
4-day passes (Thursday through Sunday / Afterburner) | € 197,50
1-single ticket for the traditional Afterburner event | € 32,50

3-day campsite passes | € 55.00
4-day campsite passes | € 72,50 (more…)

Tickets for Roadburn 2012 will go on sale Saturday

Tickets for Roadburn 2012 will go on sale Saturday, November 26th, 10:00 Central European Time

09:00hrs (UK), 11:00hrs (Finland | Greece), 4AM (east coast), 1AM (west coast)

3-day passes: € 177,50 + service fees (1000 available)
4-day passes, including Afterburner:  € 197,50  + service fees (1500 available)
Single tickets for the traditional Afterburner event: € 32,50  + service fees (500 available)

There will be a 2 ticket limit (per order) for 3-day and 4-day passes and Afterburner tickets. Due to changes in the Dutch law there has been a tax increase of 13% on tickets for ‘cultural activities’, which means that concert tickets, for instance, no longer carry a 6% VAT surcharge but a 19% VAT surcharge..

The authorized online ticket site is TICKETMASTER (Netherlands). We strongly advise against buying your tickets from other (online) ticket services. Counterfeit tickets will not be accepted. (more…)

Gnod and Spiders Added To Roadburn 2012

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Today, we’re excited to announce that Gnod and Spiders have joined the lineup for Roadburn Festival 2012.

It’s really hard to pin down Salford UK’s psych/metal renegades Gnod, as their their distinctive take on psychedelia is not just otherworldly, but also grounded in terrestrial styles like Afro-beat, krautrock, drone, jazz, space rock and even dance music. Gnod excels at the illusion of repetition whereby its motorik rhythms underpin a myriad of shifting hypnotic textures. As of now, Gnod have released approx. twelve full-length albums, each seemingly materializing from the aether, as the band is surrounded in mysticism. Their lengthy live-jams are created by an ever changing cast, of which there is hardly any information available.

However, Gnod will leave their collective residency at Salford’s Islington Mill — a creative arts space where they live and rehearse — to fog our brains and eyeballs (more…)

Leaf Hound To Commemorate The 40th anniversary of Growers of Mushroom at Roadburn 2012

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British proto-stoner rockers Leaf Hound will be making a triumphant and highly anticipated return to Roadburn for the 2012 festival. Led by original vocalist Pete French, Leaf Hound gets a chance to reprise their extraordinary 2006 Roadburn performance, this time playing their seminal Growers of Mushroom LP in its entirety on Saturday, 14 April.

One of the legendary heavy 70′s acts from England, and cited as a major influence by many current bands, Leaf Hound are still a powerful live band with their devastating show at Roadburn 2006 providing ample proof of their skills. They went on to release their Unleashed album in 2007 and have been celebrating their 40th anniversary in 2011.

Avant-garde rock maestros Virus added to Roadburn 2012 line-up; Hexvessel and Dark Buddha Rising confirmed, too!


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Avant-garde rock maestros Virus, led by former Ved Buens Ende mastermind Carl-Michael Eide (a.k.a Czral), are one of the finest, most exquisite musical exports Norway has to offer at this very moment. Its very hard to describe the musical universe of Virus… think a vast spectrum of genres, ranging from psychedelic to krautrock and from rock via jazz to avant-metal, but all weird and trippy in an inexplicably elegant way… and then at the same time it’s really catchy, too! (more…)

Devil Confirmed For Roadburn 2012

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We’re very pleased to report that occult rockers Devil have been confirmed for the Saturday Roadburn date, Saturday, 14 April, 2012 at the 013 venue in Tilburg, Holland.

Founded in 2009, Norway’s Devil are a return to the heyday of proto-metal. With a stripped down, vintage, melodic sound that recalls the likes of Black Sabbath, Pentagram and a more typical NWOBHM vibe of Witchfinder General, Devil‘s debut full-length,Time to Repent offers up tales of sorcery, evil women, open graves and all manner of good clean family fun with an utter and complete lack of pretense. On stage, Devil don’t attempt any overblown grandeur either, as the band relies instead on their swaggering doom, chuggy guitar riffs and their honest to god, pure garage-metal approach. All hail Devil!


Legendary Doom Pioneers The OBSESSED To Reunite For Roadburn 2012

Legendary Doom Pioneers THE OBSESSED To Reunite For Roadburn 2012

Roadburn is elated to announce that legendary doom pioneers THE OBSESSED will reunite to play the Roadburn Festival on Saturday, 14 April 2012. The band will be featuring the lineup from “The Church Within”; SCOTT “WINO” WEINRICH on guitar/vocals, GREG ROGERS (Goatsnake, Sonic Medusa) on drums and GUY PINHAS (Acid King, Goatsnake and Beaver) on bass.

There is no debating the impact that WINO has had (and continues to have) on the stoner scene, and THE OBSESSED is the band with which he developed his signature doom songwriting and guitar sound. Formed in Maryland in 1976 as Warhorse, they soon changed their name to THE OBSESSED. The original four man lineup was pared down to a power trio and they spent several years playing shows and honing their sound, culminating in the release of the “Sodden Jackal” 7″ in1983.

New Saviours Video, Confirmed For Roadburn 2012

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Oakland’s Saviours have just released their new album Death’s Procession (Kemado Records) and we jumped at the chance to be among the first to premiere the video for the track Crete’n. It’s an ode to the biker exploitation movies of the Sixties and captures the band’s glorious proto metal vibe.

Ever wondered what would happen if you took your favorite Thin Lizzy, Iron Maiden and Motorhead albums, threw ‘em into the bay, dried ‘em over a bonfire and played ‘em backwards? Listen to Saviours and find out! (more…)

Sleep To Headline Roadburn 2012, OM To Play As Well

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Roadburn headquarters are in a euphoric state as we report that West Coast stoner metal legends Sleep have been confirmed as the headliner at Roadburn Festival 2012. Sleep are irrefutably a seminal band of the stoner rock scene and to our elation they are coming to their spiritual home of Roadburn to anchor the 2012 festival.

Featuring original members Al Cisneros and Matt Pike together with drummer Jason Roeder of Neurosis, Sleep will be playing (a one-off show) on Saturday, 14 April 2012Al Cisneros will also be appearing with OM together with Emil Amos and Robert A.A. Lowe, bringing their hypnotic vibrations to Roadburn‘s mainstage on Thursday12 April.

“Sleep are honored to attend the Symposium of Iommic Research, Tilburg at the 17th Annual Roadburn Festival– Al Cisneros.

We at the Roadburn Festival consider Sleep to be among the most important bands influencing today’s thriving stoner / sludge / metal scene. Their vision to combine the powerful riffs of Black Sabbath with the outsider ethics of punk rock turned into an unstoppable amalgamation, one that catapulted them to (more…)

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY: Footage From Holland’s ROADBURN Festival Available

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Video footage of the reunited classic “Animosity” lineup of CORROSION OF CONFORMITYMike Dean (bass, vocals), Woody Weatherman (guitar) and Reed Mullin (drums) — performing at SUNN O)))‘s curated event at Roadburn Festival 2011 on April 15, 2011 at the 013 venue in Tilburg, Holland can be viewed below.

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY is currently recording its new album with longtime producer John Custer (1991’s “Blind”, 1994’s “Deliverance”, 1996’s “Wiseblood”, 2000’s “America’s Volume Dealer”, 2005’s “In The Arms Of God”).

In a recent interview with Metal Kaoz, Dean stated about the band’s new material, “It’s going to be familiar but surprising. All of the old influences are there — hardcore, three generations of heavy rock and no rules as to how to combine them and make something new and creative.”

With the twenty-fifth anniversary of the classic “Animosity” album approaching, the original incarnation of CORROSION OF (more…)

The Machine Announced For The Roadburn Afterburner

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We’re excited to announce that The Machine will be part of this years Afterburner event, set for Sunday, April 17 at the 013 venue in Tilburg, Holland.

Due to some changes in the production schedule for this years Afterburner, we had the opportunity to add one more band to the line-up. The Machine is a perfect fit, as the overall vibe of Afterburner leans towards classic psychedelic rock and stonerrock, just like the old school Roadburn Festivals! (more…)

Stone Axe Storm the Shores of Europe and UK with New Tour and Deluxe CD/DVD Package

Stone Axe Storm the Shores of Europe and UK with New Tour and Deluxe CD/DVD Package



Classic rock preservationists Stone Axe have officially announced that they’re hitting the road through the UK, parts of Europe, and wrapping up the tour with a night at the illustrious Roadburn Festival in Tilburg, Holland! Starting on April 8th in Oxford, England and running through April 16th, this will mark the third time that the band has ventured to foreign soil with the aim of converting new ears to their sonic-brand of classic rock, but this time they’ll be doing it in support of their first CD/DVD package.
Scheduled for release on April 5th and in time for the tour, Stone Axe has put together a Deluxe Edition of their self-titled debut album. The CD portion of the package features eight bonus live tracks, while the DVD portion features more than 70 minutes of videos, interviews, and live footage! Released through Ripple Music, Stone Axe – Expanded Edition CD/DVD will be available for pre-order beginning February 18st, 2011 on the label’s web site.

YOB Cancels Entire European Tour

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We are sorry to announce that Yob has canceled their European tour for spring 2011. This has the very regrettable result of meaning the band will not appear at this years Roadburn festival. We can really sympathize that you all were looking forward to see the band playing their seminal album, The Unreal Never Lived. We also feel bad about this! We were looking forward to their show too, as we’re fans, just like you. (more…)

Sabbath Assembly Confirmed For Roadburn 2011

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We’re excited to report that Sabbath Assembly will be part of the 2011 Roadburn Festival lineup, set for Friday, April 15th at the Midi Theatre, Tilburg, Holland.

Sabbath Assembly is a modern response to the musical activities of a cult known as The Process Church of the Final Judgment. (more…)

Today Is The Day To Play Roadburn 2011

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We’re very pleased to report that Today is the Day will be part of the 2011 Roadburn Festival lineup, set for Thursday, April 14th at the 013 venue in Tilburg, Holland.

Some bands like to present the facade that they are evil because it  makes them seem more exciting, more counterculture, more metal. Today is the Day mastermind Steve Austin has no such need. Despite
traversing a wide musical territory (much of it not easily describable as metal) over the course of 19 years and 8 full length albums, Today is the Day stands as one of the most truly evil, misanthropic and
disturbing bands of our time. (more…)

Black Math Horseman To Play Roadburn 2011

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As you all may have noticed, the line-up for Roadburn Festival 2011 has been shaping up nicely.  In addition to the bands previously announced, we are very happy to report that Black Math Horseman will be part of the 2011 festival lineup. Originally scheduled to perform at this years Roadburn Festival in April 2010, Black Math Horseman ended up stuck in LA due to logistic complications arising from the volcanic eruption in Iceland.  Black Math Horseman is now scheduled to play on Saturday, April 16 at the 013 venue, Tilburg, Holland.

LA’s Black Math Horseman live somewhere between the psychedelic world of 70′s stoner and contemporary shoegazers which they adorn with touches of goth and post rock to create their mind altering sound. (more…)

More Bands Announced for Roadburn and The Afterburner Party

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Roadburn is thrilled to report that doom supergroup Shrinebuilder will be part of the 2011 Roadburn Festival lineup. Originally scheduled to perform at this years Roadburn Festival in April 2010, Shrinebuilder ended up stuck in New York due to logistic complications arising from the volcanic eruption in Iceland. Shrinebuilder is now scheduled to play on Saturday, April 16 at the 013 venue, Tilburg, Holland.

With Scott Kelly (Neurosis) and Scott “Wino” Weinrich (Saint Vitus, The Obsessed, The Hidden Hand and Wino) on guitar, Al Cisneros (OM, Sleep) on bass and Dale Crover (Melvins) on drums, Shrinebuilder’s self-titled debut full-length (released on Neurot Recordings) is perhaps the most anticipated “Roadburn Festival album” of the year. Over the past year we have watched the Shrinebuilder buzz rise to fever pitch.

We are truly looking forward to see Kelly, Wino, Cisneros and Crover meld their unique, different styles. When these four musicians get together, catchy canyon-size riffs lead to psychedelic guitar solos; subdued vocals add a mellow touch; and the meandering, groove-laden ambience ultimately creates crushing doom riffage. The sum of the parts is only strengthened by the natural vibe between these musical heavyweights – all of whom embody the true spirit of the Roadburn Festival. (more…)

Stone Axe To Play Roadburn 2011

I think this poster says enough.

It was posted via the band’s Facebook page, Stone Axe will be playing Roadburn, Tilburg, Holland – April 16th 2011.


Cough To Play Roadburn 2011

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Roadburn Festival is very pleased to report that Cough will be playing the Thursday Roadburn date, Thursday, April 14th, 2011.

Richmond’s Cough delivers a dirge-laden take on excessively drugged out doom (think Electric Wizard as the central point of reference). Both their albums, Sigillum Luciferi and Relapse Records debut, Ritual Abuse, (more…)