Wo Fat sign with Ripple Music, announce Desertfest and Hellfest performances, and new album Midnight Cometh

Official press release: After slinging their Texas-sized psychedelic blues doom for over a decade, Dallas legends Wo Fat are pleased to announce that they have signed to the California-based label Ripple Music. Vocalist Kent Stump says: “We are thrilled to be working with our brothers in the riff at Ripple for this new record! We’ve…

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Psycho California announce daily lineup

Official press release: Psycho California, the west coast’s first annual metal festival and a must see for fans of doom, heavy psych and sludge, have announced the release of individual day passes as well as the daily line-up for the three-day outing. Virginia doom outfit Cough have joined the line-up as have Sourvein, who recently…

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Psycho California announce Cult Of Luna, Sleep, and Pentagram as headliners

Doom, heavy psych, sludge metal festival Psycho California has announced that this year’s festival will be headlined by Cult Of Luna (May 15), Sleep (May 16), and Pentagram (May 17th). Pentagram will also be performing their compilation First Daze Here in its entirety. Cult Of Luna guitarist/vocalist Johannes Persson commented on their decision to participate:…

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Cleopatra Records to release Black Sabbath tribute record

Cleopatra Records are putting together a Black Sabbath tribute album. Set for release in 2015, the compilation will feature Kylesa, Scorpion Child, Cancer Bats, and many more covering tracks by the legendary metal pioneers. Below is the list of bands and tracks they will be covering for the effort: Wo Fat – “The Warning“ Stoned…

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