Today, WINDHAND unveil their sinister new video, “Red Cloud“. Director and animator Zev Deans follows the exploits of a washed-up Warlock and his imbecilic Henchman as they attempt to summon The Scarlet Woman. It’s saturated with the visual style of technicolor horror and blends live-action with animated scenery. “Red Cloud” is equal parts homage to and satire of the psych-horror of the 1960’s, specifically the works of Jean Rollin and Roger Corman’s Poe series and it’s here just in time for Halloween.
“Red Cloud” is the latest single from the Windhand’s highly acclaimed, Eternal Return, released earlier this month on Relapse. The album is a complete life-to-death journey. As unplanned things go, it’s an observation of as well as a reflection on life’s ups and downs, joys and sorrows, beginnings and ends. In recent years, WINDHAND welcomed new life, survived lineup changes, and mourned unexpected death. The songs and song ordering are the direct result of those experiences.
WINDHAND’s 4th studio album Eternal Return is out now on CD/2xLP/CS/Digital on Relapse Records. Physical packages are available for order HERE and Digital Downloads/Streaming AT THIS LOCATION.
Eternal Return, produced by Jack Endino (Soundgarden, Nirvana), represents a new era for the group, a chrysalis moment that takes them to new and unforeseen heights. Boosted by Garrett Morris’ consistently cool riffs-forged at the crossroads of Iommi’s otherworldly import and Kurt Cobain’s spontaneous precocity-powered by Ryan Wolfe and Parker Chandler’s groove-laden rhythms, and propelled by Dorthia Cottrell’s smoky yet wistful vocals, WINDHAND’s new album is a two-step jump for Richmond’s finest purveyors of the psycho-actively heavy.
WINDHAND continue on their extensive North American tour tomorrow in support of Eternal Return tomorrow in Philadelphia. Check below for a full list of dates.
Relapse Records is proud to offer our annual FREE label sampler highlighting another year of incredible music from our eclectic roster, featuring the best dark and heavy music from around the globe. With genres ranging from death metal, black metal, doom, sludge, and grindcore to hard rock, electronic, synth, industrial, darkwave, experimental, and more, the […]
Photo Credit: Reid Haithcock Extreme metal quartet FULL OF HELL have finished recording their 4th full-length album with Kurt Ballou at God City (Converge, Nails, High on Fire). The album is expected to be released in Mid-2019. Stay tuned for more updates and music in the near future. FULL OF HELL will perform with INTEGRITY […]
2018 was yet another incredible year for music as an overabundance of amazing new records and reissues were released across all genres and formats. The Relapse Records staff has compiled their favorite albums, musical moments and misc. debris of the year. We decided not to include any Relapse related releases out of fairness to all […]
Relapse is proud to announce the signing of Swedish trio MONOLORD. Formed in Gothenburg in 2013, MONOLORD quickly burst onto the scene releasing three critically-acclaimed full-lengths in a four-year span (Empress Rising, Vænir and Rust) on RidingEasy Records all while touring relentlessly around the globe. MONOLORD is a rare breed: A band both encompassing and […]
Today, Danish composer, vocalist and classically trained multi-instrumentalist, Myrkur, unveils her powerful new ballad and video, “Juniper“. Director Philippe de Grenade, gorgeously captures her ethereal performance on 16mm film as she stuns listeners with an infectious chorus and lush string arrangements. Myrkur is Amalie Bruun. For her forthcoming Juniper EP, she’s joined forces with Jaime […]
Photo Credit: Alison Narro Relapse Records is proud to announce the signing of cult Austin, TX noise rock trio CHERUBS. Formed in 1992, CHERUBS emerged on the Austin LSD punk scene with a jackhammer of nightmarish, rhythm-driven song structures and plenty of Butthole Surfers whimsy and terror to keep things more than interesting. They released […]
Photo By Joey Wharton Today, WINDHAND unveil their sinister new video, “Red Cloud“. Director and animator Zev Deans follows the exploits of a washed-up Warlock and his imbecilic Henchman as they attempt to summon The Scarlet Woman. It’s saturated with the visual style of technicolor horror and blends live-action with animated scenery. “Red Cloud” is […]
Metallic horror trailblazers INTEGRITY celebrate Halloween with a surprise cover of Ozzy Osbourne’s legendary track “Bark At The Moon”! Listen now on Youtube, Spotify, Apple Music and all other streaming services AT THIS LOCATION. Additionally, INTEGRITY has begun announcing concerts for 2019 including a special two day festival in January at Metro Gallery in Baltimore, […]
Photo By Ryan Lowry| L-R: Brandon Setta (guitar/vocals), Kyle Kimball (drums), Domenic Palermo (lyrics/vocals/guitar), Aaron Heard (bass) Today, NOTHING hit us with new video “You Wind Me Up” off their recent critically acclaimed album, Dance On The Blacktop. Watch on Juxtapoz HERE. Just before the band went into the studio to record, frontman Domenic Palermo […]
Photo Credit: Kassandra C & A.P. Philadelphia’s DEVIL MASTER have been spitting in the face of convention since forming in 2016 with their raw, twisted brand of death rock meets black metal punk mayhem. Today, in anticipation of their forthcoming compilation, Manifestations, the band share a remixed and remastered version of “Gates of Pain” debuted […]
Legendary Italian grindcore outfit CRIPPLE BASTARDS, currently celebrating their thirtieth anniversary in 2018, have completed an official video for their latest single, “Passi Nel Vuoto,” which sees its premiere this week through Cvlt Nation. The song is pulled from the band’s decimating seventh LP, La Fine Cresce Da Dentro, which will see release in November […]
Photo Credit: Dante Torrieri Pennsylvania, death metal newcomers OUTER HEAVEN share the third single off their long-awaited debut album Realms of Eternal Decay. Watch “What Lies Beneath”, featuring clips from various cult horror movies, below. Additionally, OUTER HEAVEN begin their US tour with labelmates FULL OF HELL next week! The tour commences with the official […]
Portland, OR rockers RED FANG announce the second leg of their US headlining tour dates at the end of the year. The brief tour begins December 12nd in Eugene, OR and ends December 15 in Bellingham, WA. Support will be provided by R.I.P. on all four dates. The tour rounds up RED FANG’s Winter 2018 […]
YOB returns to North American highways once more before the end of 2018, adding a half-dozen date trek up and down the North American West Coast including a performance Decibel Magazine’s Metal & Beer Fest on Dec. 2 at the Wiltern. Gimme Radio presents the non-Decibel shows. The new round of tour dates are: December […]
Virginia’s WINDHAND announce US headlining tour dates throughout January 2019 with label-mates GENOCIDE PACT. The brief tour begins on January 24 in Washington D.C. and ends January 31 in Charlotte, NC. A full list of tour dates are available below. Tickets are on sale Friday, September 28th at 10am EST. Stream WINDHAND recently released single […]
Washington, DC-based death metal act GENOCIDE PACT share the “Blood Rejection” music video and kick off the Relapse Contamination Tour! Watch the full video, featuring live footage filmed and directed Frank Huang (Maximum Volume Silence) at Saint Vitus Bar, AT THIS LOCATION. GENOCIDE PACT join labemates DYING FETUS, INCANTATION & GATECREEPER for the Relapse Contamination […]
Photo Credit: Kassandra C & A.P. Relapse Records is proud to announce the signing of Philadelphia’s DEVIL MASTER. DEVIL MASTER have been spitting in the face of convention since forming in 2016 with their raw, twisted brand of death rock meets black metal punk mayhem. In addition to the signing, DEVIL MASTER announce pre-orders for […]
Italian grindcore legends CRIPPLE BASTARDS celebrate 30 years of misanthropic extremity with their seventh full-length album La Fine Cresce da Dentro (Meaning “The End Is Growing From Within”). CRIPPLE BASTARDS’ La Fine Cresce da Dentro is due out November 9th on CD/LP/Digital. Physical pre-orders are available via Relapse.com HERE and digital downloads / streaming services […]
Photo Credit: Dante Torrieri Pennsylvania, death metal newcomers OUTER HEAVEN unleash the animated video for “Putrid Dwelling” off their long-awaited debut album Realms of Eternal Decay. Watch the full video, a Novelconcept.TV Production and directed by Marcos Morales (Primitive Man), below. OUTER HEAVEN’s debut album Realms of Eternal Decay is due out October 12th on […]
Miami noise rock/alt metal powerhouse WRONG announce Fall 2018 headlining tour dates throughout November with Texas’ Portrayal of Guilt. WRONG will be touring in support of the recently released sophomore full-length album Feel Great. All confirmed tour dates are available below. WRONG’s new album Feel Great is out now on CD/LP/Digital via Relapse Records. Physical […]
Photo Credit: James Rexroad YOB, who recently released their critically-acclaimed album, Our Raw Heart, share a live video for “Original Face” (https://youtu.be/2hUM3gEg2Uk). The clip, which was directed by Frank Huang (Maximum Volume Silence) and filmed at New York’s Le Poisson Rouge, arrives as the band kicks of a short Western U.S. tour tonight in Sacramento. […]
Photo By Ryan Lowry| L-R: Brandon Setta (guitar/vocals), Kyle Kimball (drums), Domenic Palermo (lyrics/vocals/guitar), Aaron Heard (bass) NOTHING have unveiled new video “I Hate The Flowers” directed by Matt Newman. The single, written by frontman Domenic Palermo and Brandon Setta, is a love song about NYC and the strong sense of impending doom it leaves […]
Photo Credit: Auge Arredondo Industrial metal visionary AUTHOR & PUNISHER delivers his sixth full-length recording and Relapse debut Beastland on October 5th. In anticipation of its release in one month, listen to “Night Terror” on YouTube HERE. Additionally, Author & Punisher will return to Europe in October after the release of Beastland, including select concerts […]
Photo By Joey Wharton Today WINDHAND give us another glimpse of what’s to come on their impending album Eternal Return with new single “Diablerie“. Embodying the album’s more reflective side, “Diablerie” fully captures the band’s artistic growth and the juxtaposition of genre-bending, heavy psychedelia that’s apparent throughout Eternal Return. LISTEN TO “DIABLERIE” ON ALL STREAMING […]
Germany’s progressive death metal masters OBSCURA announce Winter 2019 headlining tour dates supporting the recently released Diluvium full-length. Presented by Metal Hammer, Ibanez Guitars, Guitar Magazine, FUZE Magazine and Metal.de, the tour begins February 1 in Germany and ends February 23 in Austria. Support will be provided by Fallujah, Allegaeon & First Fragment. A full […]
Raw, twisted black metal punk mayhem! Manifestations is a compilation of DEVIL MASTER’s full catalog, two sold out demos from 2016 and 2017 (S/T and Inhabit the Corpse); remixed, remastered, and sounding more malevolent than before; plus available on vinyl together for the first time. Debut full-length album coming early 2019.
Richmond, VA's heavy, psychedelic quartet WINDHAND have crafted a record brilliant in scope, powerful in execution, and perfect for an era of increasingly blurry yet still heavy borders. Produced by Jack Endino (Nirvana, Soundgarden, High on Fire).
US Death Metal veterans SKINLESS return with their pulverizing sixth studio offering, aptly titled Savagery. Recorded by Tom Case at Doomsday Bunker Studio in New York and by Dave Otero (Primitive Man, Cattle Decapitation, Cephalic Carnage) at Flatline Audio in Colorado. Savagery embodies nine slabs of rotting, aural remains across 37 minutes of titanic slams, untouchable grooves, mauling riffs and blood-thirsty, bestial growls. Features stunningly sick cover art by renowned tattoo artist Jesse Levitt.
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