Posts Tagged ‘Season of Mist’

Floor Brings Groundshaking Downtuned Sludge Pop To Roadburn 2015

Posted on Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

If you are a fan of stellar riffs and molasses-thick distorted guitar tone, Floor has everything you want in music. These Floridian sludge / pop pioneers get a lot of comparisons to lead singer / guitarist Steve Brooks other band, Torche — and rightfully so — with his instantly recognizable singing style and guitar tone.

Floor, however, is the essence of pure heaviness, with just a nod to the pop melodies that have spurred Torche on to crossover success. Come feel the downtuned thunder of Floor’s bassless power trio attack when Floor plays the main stage of the 013 venue at the 20th edition of Roadburn Festival on Thursday, April 9.

With a history that stretches back to 1992, Floor have undergone numerous lineup changes and a sporadic release history culminating in 2014’s Oblation (only their third full length album, the others being 2002’s Floor and 2004’s Dove which was recorded in 1994).

Their latest effort features Brooks, drummer Henry Wilson (Dove, House of Lightning) and guitarist Anthony Vialon (Cavity) and Floor makes up for the abscence of bass guitar by playing their ultra-downtuned, tube-driven, uniquely infectious alt / stoner / doom / pop at maximum roar.

Roadburn Festival 2015 will run for four days from Thursday, April 9 to Sunday, April 12 at the 013 venue in Tilburg, The Netherlands.

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Der Weg Eineir Freiheit To Bring Blackend Grandeur To Roadburn Festival 2015

Posted on Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Germany’s Der Weg Einer Freiheit offers a master class in dark, furious and epic black metal as they effortlessly mix blackened grandeur with post-rock sensibilities and classically influenced melodies to create their signature sound. Der Weg Einer Freiheit‘s latest album, Unstille, released back in 2012, is an emotionally poignant and […]

Album of the Day: Sólstafir – Ótta

Posted on Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Lovingly pinched from Ave Noctum: With so many cookie-cutter bands around jumping into the nearest genre and ‘paying homage’ to all that has gone before, it’s sometimes difficult to get your head around exactly where a band like Sólstafir is coming from. Like all things new, it takes a bit […]

Song Premiere: Sólstafir – Dagmál

Posted on Monday, July 21st, 2014

We have a great premiere this afternoon for you from Sólstafir. The Icelandic heathens are gearing up to release their newest opus, Ótta, on August 29 via Season of Mist. Today, we are excited to bring you a track from that release, ‘Dagmál.’

Album of the Day: Floor – Oblation

Posted on Friday, May 30th, 2014

Praise for Floor‘s Oblation from San Francisco’s aQuarius Records: It’s been ten years since the last full length from these sludge pop legends, but mainman Steve Brooks has most definitely been keeping that sludge pop legacy alive with his new band Torche, and really if you dig Torche, you’re gonna […]

Track Premiere: Primordial – Dark Horse On The Wind

Posted on Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

Roadburn is very pleased to present a brand track new track from Primordial. ‘Dark Horse On The Wind’ is taken from the forthcoming compliation, One and All, Together, for Home, which will be released in Europe on May 23rd through Season of Mist. This compilation features international metal artists gathered […]

Track Premiere: Floor – War Party

Posted on Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

Roadburn is very pleased to present a brand new track from legendary stonerrockers Floor. ‘War Party’ is taken from Floor‘s forthcoming debut album, Oblation, which will be released in Europe on April 25th through Season of Mist. Oblation picks up where Floor left off more than ten years ago. Adding […]

Video Premiere: Menace – Painted Rust

Posted on Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

Roadburn is very excited to unveil the second video ‘Painted Rust’ from Menace, the brainchild of Mitch Harris (Napalm Death). The track is taken from their forthcoming album, Impact Velocity, which will be released on March 14th in Europe through Season of Mist. Mitch Harris comments: “Describing the message of the ‘Painted Rust’ […]

Album of the Day: Murmur – Murmur

Posted on Monday, January 27th, 2014

Lovingly pinched from Meat Mead Metal: The words progressive and experimental probably scare off as many listeners as they attract, because it seems more and more, people are less willing to take risks on what music they absorb. I say that because I know when I drop those descriptors in […]

Track Premiere: H A R K – Palendromeda

Posted on Monday, January 20th, 2014

Roadburn is very excited to unveil the track ‘Palendromeda’ from the forthcoming CD, Crystalline, by HARK, which is set for release via Season of Mist on March 14th. The phoenix of classical myth was considered to be a creature of great beauty. Bursting into flames at the end of its […]

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