Conan at Work on New Album, Due Out in May 2020

UK Doom Metal leaders Conan have announced they are preparing a new album due next May 2020, to release via their label Napalm Records. The band has been touring heavily behind 2018’s amazing album Existential Void Guardian. This is major news from one of the most important bands in the world of heavy music right now. Continue reading

Conan – Conjurer – Ba’al: Live at Rebellion, Manchester (UK)

“It’s Pink Floyd turned up to fifty”, my mate said. I’d never heard Waters or Gilmour roar with the same ferocity as Steff, lead vocalist of Sheffield quartet Ba’al, but the band do display a level of progression and turn of pace that would fit in with the Prog legends’ template. The phenomenal power and blackened hostility of the music, however, leaves any such comparisons in the shade. Continue reading

Conan – Existential Void Guardian

Finding bands that make up their own genre names is always interesting and sometimes comical. In the case of Conan and their “Caveman Battle Doom”, theirs is a perfect description. The UK Doom trio returns on form with their monstrous new album Existential Void Guardian (Napalm). Continue reading

Conan Announces Headline Tour In The Run-Up To Their New Album

Conan is preparing to release their new album, Existential Void Guardian on September 14th, via their label Napalm Records. Frontman Jon Paul Davis recently gave an interview to Ghost Cultwhere he gave us a preview of the album. The band has now booked a full headline tour of Europe. All dates are on sale now and the tour will continue into 2019. Continue reading

Jon Paul Davis Of Conan Talks New Album And The State Of Doom Metal

Earlier this year, Conan announced their new album, due out this summer from Napalm Records. Existential Void Guardian promises to build off of the success of 2016’s Revengeance. The band has been especially prolific, also releasing a split EP with Slomatics and their early recordings as the Man Is Myth – Early Demos last fall. We caught up with frontman Jon Paul Davis at Saint Vitus Bar in Brooklyn, New York, before their sold out show to chat about the new album, Davis’ own label Black Bow Records, and the current state of Doom Metal. Videography by Heather Wilkerson for BunnySyn Photography. Continue reading