We Never Learned To Live have just released their latest single 'Android Anaesthetist', taken from the forthcoming sophomore album 'The Sleepwalk Transmissions' out 10/05/19.
Hurtling out the gates with caustic screams and guitar grooves, the song itself unravels beautifully to reveal Satellite Years-era Hopesfall and Deftones-esque layers of post-hardcore excellence.
Pre-order your copy now: available on LP/CD/DD alongside bundles
We Never Learned To Live announce 'The Sleepwalk Transmissions' London release show! 28 February 2019
In case you missed the news, We Never Learned To Live are back with an almighty bang following the announcement of their sophomore album 'The Sleepwalk Transmissions' due out 10/05/19.
Lead single Luma/Non Luma showcases the band's deft melodies at their peak as well as their already established pummelling post-hardcore, you can find the jaw droppingly stunning video here.
In celebration of the album's release, WNLTL will be playing at Our Black Heart in London on May 17th alongside label mates Conjurer and Pijn's collaboration set 'Curse These Metal Hands', as well as Modern Rituals. Tickets are up for sale now from our...
Minors debut LP Abject Bodies OUT NOW 22 February 2019
Today marks the release of Canadian sludge and hardcore mongers Minors' debut LP 'Abject Bodies'.
"It's a much more ambitious and confident album than Atrophy and is testament to the strides a band can make in a relatively short space of time. Essential listening for nihilists the world over."
8/10 - Metal Hammer
"Abject Bodies might be tough for some listeners to take in on first listen, but it's a very essential album that shows another side to Minors and what the future holds for them."
8/10 - Exclaim
Copies still available on LP and CD here
Holy Reefer 420 2019 15 February 2019
For this years edition of Holy Reefer 420 we are incredibly excited to announce our blazing squad for proceedings.
Featuring Boss Keloid, Pijn, Secret Cutter (first ever London show!), Haast's Eagled + Watchcries. There's a little something for everyone on the night, be it mind meltingly genre-bending prog to nu crust. It should also be noted that this will be US sludge and label powerhouse Secret Cutter's debut London show, the high is sure to be anything but mellow.
Tickets available now
With their debut album 'The Language of Injury' only a matter of days away from release, Ithaca have had devastating new single 'Impulse Crush' premiered on Kerrang! The song features razor edge savagery from Ithaca, with riffs aplenty, and contains one of the best breakdowns in recorded history. With a colourful and chaotic video to go with it, 'Impulse Crush' will put a spring in your spin kick.
Ithaca's crushing debut 'The Language of Injury' is out on February 1st on LP/CD/DD. Preorder Here!
Holy Roar 2018 round-up 4 January 2019
Yes, ok, it’s January 4th 2019, but we needed a few days to gather our thoughts (and recover!) for this post.
2018 was quite clearly for both ourselves and anyone who follows Holy Roar closely pretty wild and amazing. Including digital releases, but not including singles from albums, we put out 20 (TWENTY!) releases - 14 new albums, 2 album reissues, 2 EPs and 2 stand alone singles. These were as follows -
On Tour: Talons 18 December 2018
Manchester post-rock septet Talons are currently touring up and down the UK and Ireland alongside Icelandic group Sólstafir, in support of their excellent third album 'We All Know' that was released back in July.
These are a run of shows that will tie off a superb year for Talons neatly in a bow, and therefore they should not be missed! The remaining dates are:
19/12 - Deaf Institute, Manchester
20/12 - Classic Grand, Glasgow
21/12 - The Limelight 2, Belfast
22/12 - Voodoo Lounge, Dublin
Burning Vow S/T EP out today! 14 December 2018
Today, Holy Roar is proud to unleash the unbridled power of Burning Vow's self-titled EP upon the world. Featuring members from UK Underground bands past and present, Burning Vow have produced a veritable concoction of alt-rock sheen and slabs of tectonic riffing. The experience bought to the table from the various members shines through on this release, with the group moving effortlessly through the contrasting sections of each finely crafted song.
This debut offering is a masterful example of brooding and outward-looking doom metal - step forth into a foreboding expanse with Burning Vow at the helm.
A.A. Williams 'Cold' 7 December 2018
Holy Roar and A.A. Williams are happy to present new single 'Cold' from her self-titled debut EP due out January 25th on LP/CD. Steeped in melancholy and wrapped within a Gothic fever dream, 'Cold' is a swooning crescendo that continuously builds and builds to a mesmerising conclusion.
Pre-Order the LP/CD here
Holy Roar Black Friday Sale 22 November 2018
It's that time of year again, just before Christmas and when you're in need of guidance for the best bargain. Don't worry, we've got you covered.
From now until midnight (GMT) Monday November 26th we're offering:
- 50% off all black vinyl (no code needed)
- 20% off all other items from our store using the code "BLACKFRIDAY2018". Please note this offer excludes pre-order and already discounted items.
Our US store over at Deathwish Inc. will also be offering a discount rate on all of our titles on black vinyl, so if you're on that side of the Atlantic click here
Conjurer - 'Choke' Music Video and Conan Tour 16 November 2018
UK Metal trailblazers and Holy Roar upstarts Conjurer have premiered their new music video for 'Choke' at Metal Hammer, ahead of their November tour alongside Conan.
Check out the music video and accompanying article here
Conjurer will be touring the UK with Conan on the following dates:
23/11/18: The Loft, Nottingham | Tickets
24/11/18: Temple Of Boom, Leeds | Tickets
26/11/18: Audio, Glasgow | Tickets
27/11/18: Rebellion, Manchester | Tickets
28/11/18: The Arches, Coventry | Tickets
29/11/18: Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff | Tickets
30/11/18: The Craufurd Arms, Milton Keynes | Tickets
1/12/18: Boston Music Rooms, London | Tickets
Introducing... Burning Vow 2 November 2018
Introducing Burning Vow and their self titled debut. Zero pretence and zero mercy. Composed of ex and current members of PARISO, Employed To Serve, Harrowed and Group Of Man, the band's 5 songs of crushing mercurial wizard stoner doom are a masterful example of brooding and outward-looking doom metal.
Limited to 300 copies on vinyl and 50 CDs, never to be repressed.
300 x vinyl LP
- 100 x eco vinyl
- 200 x eco w/ black splatter (Holy Roar subscribers only)
50 x digipak CD