A.A. Williams – A.A. Williams EP

It’s a name that will be unfamiliar to many but London-based Alex ‘A.A.’ Williams is destined to rise above the radar before too long. With YouTube comparisons with Chelsea Wolfe and Emma Ruth Rundle already boosting her reputation, the fact that Holy Roar Records are releasing eponymous EP A.A. Williams is a testament to the growing sense of expectation. Continue reading

Roadburn Festival Is Nearly Sold Out For 2019

On the heels of their day tickets going on sale and one stellar horde of bands announced after another were added to the bill, Roadburn Festival is nearly sold-out for 2019. The fest made an announcement in the Facebook event page that all 3 and 4- day tickets are now gone, as well as Saturday and Sunday day tickets are now completely sold out. Only 50 tickets remain for Thursday and Friday, so if you want to go, now is the time. Get your tickets at the link below.Continue reading

Roadburn Adds Grails, Uran, Hexvessel, Coilguns, Crowhurst, Dodecahedron And More!

 

Roadburn continues to add to its bill for next spring! 2019 curator Tomas Lindberg (At The Gates) adds more names to The Burning Darkness including Grails, Uran, Fontän and Hexvessel! Hexvesel will perform All Tree in full. Other notables include a Dutch black metal showcase commissioned project Maalstroom (members of Laster, Verwoed, Witte Wieven, Turia, Fluisteraars, Grey Aura, Terzij De Horde, Folteraar, Nefast). Aaron Turner, Will Brooks and Dennis Tyfus come together as Doolhof. Also added are Bismuth, Coilguns, Crowhurst, Crowhurst & Gnaw Their Tongues unite in Harsh Noise, Fauna , Fotocrime , Lucy In Blue, Pharmakon, Thor & Friends, Twin Temple, and Wrong. Single day tickets will go on sale on tonight – Thursday, December 13 at 8pm CET/7pm GMT/ 2pm EST. Four day tickets are sold out and the rest of the weekend will likely sell out soon too. Continue reading

Roadburn Adds Nineteen More Bands, Weekend Tickets Are Moving Fast

Roadburn 2019 is coming next April and continues to build momentum as one of the best editions in memory. With Tomas Lindberg (At The Gates) curating, the lineup continues to evolve with the specialness Roadburn is known for. Now added to the bill are SUMAC, Young Widows playing Old Wounds,Crippled Black Phoenix (official), Cave, Emma Ruth Rundle, Lingua Ignota, Soft Kill PlayingSavior & Heresy,Jaye Jayle, Fear Falls Burning Dirk Serries, Treha Sektori, Throane, O V T R E N O I R, Sherpa PlayingTigris And Euphrates, and a label collaboration with EXILE ON MAINSTREAM will be celebrating their 20th anniversary with Ostinato, Noisepicker, Conny Ochs, Treedeon, Bellrope and Confusion Master at the Hall of Fame venue.Continue reading

Jaye Jayle Shares New Video For “No Trail”, World Tour Under Way

Jaye Jayle, a.k.a. Evan Patterson and his brand of dark folk Americana as explored in his career has hit a zenith this year with the release of No Trail and Other Unholy Paths LP, out now via Sargent House. Now he has released an immersive David Lynch-ian music video for the track ‘No Trail’ which you can watch below. Continue reading

Emma Ruth Rundle – On Dark Horses

The haunting Goddess that is Emma Ruth Rundle just doesn’t know when to stop. Since releasing an EP as a founder member of The Nocturnes in 2008, she has released a product every year with Post-Rockers Red Sparowes and under her own guises. Oft mentioned in glowing terms alongside such powerful performers as PJ Harvey, Tori Amos and Lana Del Rey, On Dark Horses (Sargent House) is the LA chanteuse’s fourth album under her own name, and is again filled with deep, shuddering emotion. Continue reading

Jaye Jayle – No Trail And Other Unholy Paths

For those unaware of the sinister, weird magnificence of David Lynch, his films and series are usually accompanied by equally strange yet wonderful music: edgy, dark, seductive, indulging the seedy side of Americana. Young Widows frontman Evan Patterson’s solo project Jaye Jayle fits this bill perfectly, its Dark Country-style jangle carrying a profound melancholy, and with sophomore album No Trail And Other Unholy Paths (Sargent House) being produced by Lynch’s musical adviser Dean Hurley, there’s an added resonance here.Continue reading