Happy release day Slabdragger! 'Rise Of The Dawncrusher' is now available in all good record stores and digitally everywhere.
"A sci-fi odyssey of galaxy-sized riffs and stoner sludge." - Metal Hammer
"This may be a barbarous, pummelling record of decaying sludge, but it is also a confident and thus perversely joyous listen." -ninehertz
"Slabdragger are taking their place as one of the best power trios
in stoner, sludge or whatever rock." - Terrorizer Magazine
"One of the loudest sludge/doom metal albums you’ll hear this year." - Outlaws Of The Sun
"It really is a call to arms for the UK filth scene and puts...
Today we launch a Bandcamp exclusive friends&family label sampler - HRX.
29 tracks from Holy Roar artists and other bands we love. You can pick it up with a ticket to our 10th Birthday Party at The Dome, Tufnell Park /Boston Music Room on Saturday 21st May for £15, or get the sampler, a ticket and a shirt for £20.
STREAM & BUY HERE
Bands on the sampler: GIANTS Slabdragger Down I Go Helpless More Than Life Fall of Messiah Eulogy Svalbarduk PARISO Read More
NEW episode of the Holy Roar podcast now up! Featuring Phil Buch of the legendary Eden Maine - a UK band who recorded their debut ep with Kurt Ballou, and toured with Sepultura and The Dillinger Escape Plan amongst many others. A gem for us older heavy fans and pure education for you young bucks!
Hot on the heels of the forthcoming April 1st release of their debut album 'Break The Cycle' (you've preordered that, right?), Giants have announced the following extensive EU run of shows.....
Hugely excited to stream 'Rise of the Dawncrusher' by Slabdragger IN FULL via our friends at Metal Hammer ahead of its release on Friday 26th Feb...
LISTEN NOW, RIGHT HERE!
Very excited to announce we will be helping to release the forthcoming 12"/DD 'Host' by London post-metal/noise-rock band Wren. 4 tracks clocking in just under 30 minutes. Preorder launches in a couple of weeks, but in the interim check out their split with Irk -https://disciplesofwren.bandcamp.com
Tickets are available from Friday.
We are very happy to announce that we shall be working with post-sludge Midlanders Conjurer. If you like the thought of those first couple of Mastodon records developing a fondness for early Opeth, death metal, doom and prog, then Conjurer will be for you. Having burst onto the scene early in 2015, the band have done what all great bands should do - play lots of shows. Having racked up supports with the likes of Anaal Nathrakh, Mutoid Man, Conan, Celeste, The Sword, OHHMS, Hang The Bastard and many more, the band are now gearing up to release their debut 12"/CD via Holy Roar this summer. More details will follow on that release in due course, along with...
Having premiered over at Noisey (read the article!) via our friends Halo of Flies, you can now watch Svalbard's unsettling, poignant video for 'Expect Equal Respect' on our Youtube channel. Furthermore, the band have just announced a mainland Europe tour with The Tidal Sleep -
15.04. Freiburg (DE) @ KTS
16.04. Zürich (CH) @ Ebrietas
17.04. München (DE) @ Kafe Kult
18.04. Leipzig (DE) @ TBA
19.04. Berlin (DE) @ Tiefgrund
20.04. Hamburg (DE) @ Rote Flora
21.04. København (DK) @ KB18
22.04. Bielefeld (DE) @ AJZ
23.04. Darmstadt (DE) @ Oetinger Villa
Very happy to have launched a short preorder for the new Fall of Messiah record 'EMPTY COLORS', released in conjunction with I.CORRUPT.RECORDS, DON'T TRUST THE HYPE recordz, Lonely Voyage Records, Voice Of The Unheard - label/distro and Uproar for Veneration Records.
The record is streaming in full and is available on blue vinyl and cd here.
Ships on or around February 26th.
FFO: energetic post-rock with hints of screamo/math, Pianos Become The Teeth, Kidcrash, Kaospilot, Loma Prieta etc.
Line-up: Rolo Tomassi, Hang The Bastard, Departures, Slabdragger,GIANTS, Apologies, i have none, OHHMS, The Long Haul (one-off reunion), Employed To Serve, Svalbarduk, Up River, Body Hound, We Never Learned To Live, meek is murder, Haast's Eagled, Eulogy, Helplessand more TBA.
This summer marks 10 years since Holy Roar Records put out the unholy trinity of the debut Rolo Tomassi CDEP, Phoenix Bodies’ seminal ‘Raise The...