The English Psychedelic Stoner band ALUNAH has completed the recording for their upcoming third studio album, due for release in September 2014 on Napalm Records.
Singer & guitarist Sophie Day on the upcoming album: “After an intense and inspiring week spent at Priory Recording Studios in Canwell with Greg Chandler, we have now finished recording our third album. Having worked with us on our past albums as well as fronting the majestic Esoteric, Greg shares our vision and understands where we are coming from in terms of sound and songwriting. We have spent the last few months writing and reworking the songs over and over again until we were all happy, and have pushed ourselves in terms of playing/singing technique. To hear the songs sounding as we envisioned them is wonderful, and hugely rewarding. Tony Reed will begin the mixing and mastering process in the next few days, and we cannot wait for you all to hear the end result.”
Check out some photos of the band at work in the studio here.
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The Canadian Wacken Battle Champions CRIMSON SHADOWS have signed a deal with the Austrian record label Napalm Records. In the frozen reaches of Canada the band have assembled to live with heroic power and death metal and are now ready to take the world by the throat!
Check out the signing announcement below:
Comments Napalm Records:
“Please welcome Toronto´s Crimson Shadowsto the NAPALM RECORDS battle ranks! The performance at the WACKEN OPEN AIR Band Battle simply left us amazed! The Canadian Melodic Power / Death Metal Quintet has already released a brilliant debut album and we are confident that new album will further establish the band and catapult CRIMSON SHADOWS to the Main Stage of Wacken!”
Adds CRIMSON SHADOWS:
“We are very excited to announce our addition to the Napalm Records family. Its an honour to join the roster of one of the most reputable international record labels. We can not wait to deliver our brand of heroic metal that only the ice-clad lands of Canada can forge! Battle Hard!”
More information at https://www.facebook.com/CrimsonShadowsBand
Napalm Records announce the signing of Swedish THE ORDER OF ISRAFEL to their roster:
When Tom Sutton left the doom band Church of Misery, it was to make his long-established grand vision of an epic doom band come true. To accomplish this, he moved to Sweden and hooked his strings together with Patrik Andersson Winberg ( ex Doomdogs ), Hans Lilja as Lotus (which for a period had Brian Robertson, ex Thin Lizzy as guitarist) and Staffan Bjorck from the band Wildebeest. Together with his and the band’s Doom and Heavy Metal influences, folk music, twinguitars and feel of old horror movies to create dark divine music, they became THE ORDER OF ISRAFEL. The band has now signed a record deal with Spinning Goblin / Napalm Records, and commented the signing as follows:
“The Order Of Israfel are thrilled to announce that we have signed to Napalm Records, and will be releasing our first album, ‘Wisdom’, in the Autumn, 2014. We’re extremely proud of the record, and know that Napalm will be the perfect home for it. We are also very excited to be sharing a label with the extremely legendary Candlemass, who have been one of the biggest influences on the sound of the band from the beginning. Cheers!”
More information at https://www.facebook.com/TheOrderOfIsrafel
Norwegians gothic metal band SIRENIA have signed a record deal with Napalm Records.
The Austrian label is more than excited to welcome back the band on their artist roster:
“Morten is an amazing songwriter und with his band SIRENIA they still belong to the top of Gothic Metal. We barely can´t wait to check out the first new songs and to release the new album in early 2015.” Says Nadir Amrioui / A&R of Napalm Records.
Morten / SIRENIA comments on the signing:
“We are very excited about having signed a new deal with Napalm Records. This is where Sirenia began our career 13 years ago, so it feels like a homecoming in many ways. Looking forward to keep on bringing our music out to all the metalheads around the world together with Napalm. There is much more to come. Cheers!”
More information on SIRENIA at https://www.facebook.com/sirenia
Napalm Records have signed the distribution deal with Border Music Distribution Norway. Read the statements below:
Statement Pelle – Border Music Distribution:
“I’m pleased to get the opportunity to get more involved with Napalm’s releases, now being their exclusive partner in Norway as well as in Sweden. The coop we’ve had during the many years in Sweden been excellent, so I can’t believe that the addition of Norway will be anything else but just as good.”
Statement Mitsch/Zechi – Napalm Records:
“We are happy to announce that we’ll extend our liasion with Border in Norway. After a long successful cooperation over many years in Sweden we are pleased to extend this very fruitful collabaration. Looking forward to continue this prosperous business relation ship for a long time.”
More information at:
http://www.napalmrecords.com – https://www.facebook.com/BorderMusicDistribution
London’s hottest stoner outfit STEAK are preparing to hit the California desert to record their first full-length, due out this autumn on Napalm Records. Turn on the generators…!
STEAK’s riffmaker in chief Reece: “With the help from some desert rock legends, this album is going to be bigger and more badass than anything we have done before. We just need to make it out of Vegas alive! Thanks to Napalm Records, we have been able to take the time to create some of the best tracks to date and let them evolve naturally. Having two weeks in the studio will be a total contrast to the short time we had to record the first EPs, and will hopefully show through on the end product.“
For more information on the band, check their official Facebook page here.
Former KYUSS and current VISTA CHINO frontman John Garcia has inked a solo deal with Napalm Records. His new album is being recorded at Thunder Underground studios in Palm Springs, California with producers Harper Hug and Trevor Whatever for a late summer release.
Comments John Garcia:
“I’m pleased to announce that after years of planning, I have finally signed my solo deal with Napalm Records. I’m extremely happy to be obligated to finishing this project that has haunted me long enough. Very excited to be working with Harper Hug and Trevor Whatever in the studio along with some other extremely talented musicians. This record will be coming out end of summer 2014 with extensive tours to follow. Thank you for your support and thank you to Napalm Records for making my dream become a reality.”
Check out his new Facebook, Twitter and Instagram profile