Category Archives: 2017

JOHN BARLEYCORN REBORN: DARK BRITTANICA 4LP to be released in December

A discovery of folk music from dark Britannica. ‘John Barleycorn Reborn’ explores seasonal birth, death and rebirth on this 4LP. Originally released in 2007 on 2CD by Cold Spring and now in a 4Lp box with extensive booklet on Burning World Records in December 2017.

This compilation explores the darker side of British folk music, evoking the mystery of our ancient past and peoples, the strangeness of their beliefs, arcane traditions and the remnants of this carried down the centuries as folklore. The set has an extended booklet with articles, essays and explorations of the album’s concept.

The album was compiled as a co operation between Cold Spring and Woven Wheat Whispers. Curated by Mark Coyle.

Track Listing:

LP1

A1. The Horses Of The Gods – ‘John Barleycorn’
A2. The Owl Service – ‘North Country Maid’
A3. The Story – ‘The Wicker Man’
A4. Damh The Bard – ‘Spirit Of Albion’

B1. Mary Jane – ‘Twa Corbies’
B2. Andrew King – ‘Dives And Lazarus’
B3. The Triple Tree – ‘Three Crowns’
B4. Sol Invictus – ‘To Kill All Kings’

LP2

C1. Sieben – ‘Ogham On The Hill (Remix)’
C2. Sharron Kraus – ‘Horn Dance’
C3. Charlotte Greig And Johan Asherton – ‘Lay The Bent To The Bonny Broom’
C4. Pumajaw – ‘The Burning Of Auchindoun’

D1. Peter Ulrich – ‘The Scryer & The Shewstone’
D2. Alphane Moon – ‘Where The Hazel Grows’
D3. English Heretic – ‘Hippomania’
D4. Far Black Furlong – ‘Icy Solstice Eye’

LP3

E1. The Anvil – ‘John Barleycorn Must Die’
E2. Tinkerscuss – ‘To Make You Stay’
E3. The Straw Bear Band – ‘Trial By Bread & Butter’
E4. Electronic Voice Phenomena – ‘The Sorrow Of Rimmon’

F1. The Purple Minds Of Lazeron – ‘Dragonfly’
F2. Sand Snowman – ‘Stained Glass Morning’
F3. The A Lords – ‘Summerhouse’
F4. The Kitchen Cynics – ‘The Guidman’s Ground’

LP4

G1. Quickthorn – ‘PewPew’
G2. Clive Powell – ‘Reed Sodger’
G3. Venereum Arvum – ‘Child 102 Willie And Earl Richard’s Daughter’
G4. Drohne – ‘Nottamun Town’

H1. Stormcrow – ‘Gargoyle’
H2. Doug Peters – ‘Pact’
H3. While Angels Watch – ‘Obsidian Blade’
H4. Xenis Emputae Travelling Band – ‘John Barleycorn: His Life, Death And Resurrection’
H5. Martyn Bates – ‘The Resurrection Apprentice’

Roadburn Records to release SUBROSA Subdued Live At Roadburn 2017

The Obelisk beat us to it but yes it is true, later this year Roadburn Records will release Subrosa’s brilliant “Subdued” set recorded at the prestigious Roadburn Festival in the majestic Patronaat-venue. Initially only on cd and digital starting December 1st but also on vinyl early  2018. Watch this space for more info on that.

JJ over at The Obelisk: “The second set, and something even more of a landmark, was called “SubRosa Subdued,” and it was a semi-acoustic take from the band on some of their older material, including songs from 2013’s More Constant than the Gods and reinterpreting material from their back catalog. It was at Het Patronaat — “the church,” as it’s known — and it was simply unreal.

Continue reading Roadburn Records to release SUBROSA Subdued Live At Roadburn 2017

Amenra Mass VI on white vinyl available for pre-order. Mass I to V also available

 In October Mass VI by Amenra will see the light of day on vinyl and cd on Neurot Recordings. There will be a special white vinyl version available to indie stores (like we are) and a black regular one. All though the back version will be pressed on 180 gram vinyl and the white one on 140 grams. Both are priced the same.

  • Get the pre-order here.
  • Find all other Amenra Mass vinyl here.

More information on the record from Neurot recordings:

As always with AMENRA, this art has come directly from the souls of the musicians involved, they are capable of establishing connections with their listeners more profound than almost any other band because they are direct heart to heart connections. Thus, this pain, this sorrow, and also these fleeting moments of joy, they come from those hearts. They are all too real.

“It took us a couple of years as always to find the right mindset to write an new album. Works of music whose creation was fuelled by pure necessity,” Colin van Eeckhout explains. “We needed to write, at this point. Finding inspiration in depression, sorrow and despair. Levy found himself in a dark place for some time, where he shut himself off from everyone to write new music. It was the first Mass album he helped writing, and his being is felt throughout the entire album. Lebon, our drummer, celebrated the birth of his newborn son. We were all saddened by Mathieu’s father’s cancer and are mourning the loss of Lebon’s beloved mother. And for me, personally, my firstborn son had a tumor removed from inside his head. It seriously shook my ground. Fate strikes and strokes. Where there is Love there is Pain.”

No love without pain. No life without death. No light without darkness. That is the conflict at the heart of Mass VI, at the heart of each and every one of us, at the heart of what it means to be human, to live and to love and to lose, and few other pieces of music will wrench that ambivalence out of us and present it in such an acutely overwhelming fashion.

It’s hard to think of a better person to capture this sonic enormity than Billy Anderson. The legendary American producer was already the chosen one for Mass V, and between Neurosis’ Through Silver In Blood, Sleep’s Dopesmoker, Eyehategod’s Dopesick, Cathedral’s Endtyme or Brutal Truth’s Sounds Of The Animal Kingdom, among many, many others, he’s been a decisive element in the building of many a true classic. Mass VI was recorded in the Belgian Ardennes, a region of thick forests in the south-east of the country, where the band was snowed in for a week.

MASS V TRACK LISTING:

  • Children of the Eye
  • Edelkroone
  • Plus près de toi (Closer to you)
  • Spijt
  • A solitary reign
  • Diaken

THE ANGELIC PROCESS release album digitally and reveal picture of box set

The Angelic Process has just released .​.​.​And Your Blood Is Full Of Honey on Bandcamp. The release – originally only available on cd in 2001 via Crucial Blast and in the We All Die Laughing box set – is now available on the Burning World Records bandcamp page (or listen directly below)

The release will also be available for the first time ever on vinyl. It is to be included in the We All Die Laughing Box set of which you can see a photo of the sample version on this page. The release will be out 1st week of December, pre-orders start one month before the release date.

SLOMATICS to release another track from Futurians Live At Roadburn

Slomatics have just made another track available from their upcoming live album Futurians Live At Roadburn. Check out the opening track Electric Breath below.

As JJ Kocsan over at the Obelisk wrote: “The most pummeling tones I’ve heard over the course of the last three days. “Electric Breath,” “Return to Kraken,” “And Yet it Moves,” “Supernothing” — this is the stuff of lumbering, rolling, molten doom supremacy, and as they’re five records deep into a tenure that one hopes continues into perpetuity”

And just in: new stock on the site and Discogs:

Wolves In The Throne Room – Thrice Woven 2LP
Wolves in The Throne Room – Diadem Of 12 Stars 2LP
Corrupted / Noothgrush Split LP on 20 Buck SPin
(the) Melvins – Ozma / Bullhead 2LP
Melvins – Eggnog / Lice-all 2LP
Electric Wizard – Electric Wizard LP
Electric Wizard – Witchcult Today 2LP
Neurosis – The Word As Law LP (clear/grey)
Necromandus – Necromandus LP
Burzum Offical – Burzum / Aske 2LP
Burzum – Filosofem 2LP

SLOMATICS and DRUNK IN HELL vinyl pre-orders started

Winter is coming… so you’ll need some good music to keep you company on those dark and cold nights. For that purpose we will release 2 records the next months and we’ll start pre-orders right now! One one Roadburn Records: SLOMATICS Futurians Live At Roadburn (2017) and one on Burning World Records: The debut album by UK’s premium noise rock (or more noise then rock actually) purveyors DRUNK IN HELL.

  • SLOMATICS Futurians Live At Roadburn (2017) will be available on clear white vinyl and will be pressed in an edition of 300. You can get the album alone or in a package deal with Estron.  Get the record(s) here.
  • With DRUNK IN HELL pre-orders are more complex. There is a limited edition of 100 on brown vinyl and you can get it in a package with both a CD PRE-CUM II (only available together with the S/T vinyl) and a shirt. And there is the black vinyl version of which we pressed 400. Get the records/cd/shirt here.

THE ANGELIC PROCESS to release vinyl box set of complete works 2001-2007

Burning World Records is set to release a box set of the complete works of cult favourites The Angelic Process on vinyl in December 2017. Included in the box, titled We All Die Laughing, set will be all material the band deemed fit for release starting with … And Your Blood Is Full Of Honey from 2001 and ending with Weighing Souls With Sand from 2007 that was released earlier on vinyl by Roadburn Records (2007) and Burning World Records (2016).

The box set will contain:

  • … And Your Blood Is Full Of Honey LP (2001)
  • Coma Wearing LP (2003)
  • Sigh EP LP (2006)
  • We All Die Laughing LP (2006)
  • Weighing Souls With Sand 2LP (2007)

So 6 slabs of vinyl in total, all with new artwork by Maurice de Jong (Gnaw Their Tongues) who already did the re-issues of Coma Wearing and Weighing Souls With Sand. The first 100 copies sold on our website will also include a cd with the material of the Solipsis promo cd the band send to a coupe of labels at the time.

The box set will also be available in a digital form with most of the material being available for the first time ever.

Pre-sales will start in October.

 

New pre-orders: Wolves In The Throne Room, Bell Witch, shipping delayed

Due to a short vacation shipping for both the Discogs as the normal store are delayed till September 4th 2017. This means we will not ship for two weeks all though the stores remain open.

I’ve added some pre-orders in the meantime.

In the 1st week of September I’m going out with the Slomatics and Drunk In Hell pre-sales. Of course these orders can be combined for reduced shipping.

Roadburn Records to release SLOMATICS Futurians: live at Roadburn

Slomatics will release Futurians: Live At Roadburn on vinyl and digital this october on Roadburn Records.

JJ Koczan from the Obelisk about the Slomatics gig at Roadburn 2017 captured on this release: “The most pummeling tones I’ve heard over the course of the last three days. “Electric Breath,” “Return to Kraken,” “And Yet it Moves,” “Supernothing” — this is the stuff of lumbering, rolling, molten doom supremacy, and as they’re five records deep into a tenure that one hopes continues into perpetuity

The band commented on their performance on the legendary festival beforehand:

“To say we’re excited about playing Roadburn would be an understatement,” says guitarist David Majury. “It’s funny how something like a music festival can take on almost mythical proportions, but if any festival has done so it’s definitely Roadburn! We’ve had an association with the festival through our records being on Burning World Records, so it feels good to be finally hauling our fuzz pedals over to Tilburg.”

With Majury and Chris Couzens on guitar and drummer / vocalist Marty Harvey also handling synth, Slomatics defy logic with their sheer amount of low-end output. As the follow-up to 2014’s Estron and 2012’s A HochtFuture Echo Returns (2016) was the third in a trilogy of albums, rounding out an extended story that the band purposefully leaves open for interpretation.

“I’m delighted we’ll be joining the 2017 edition of Roadburn,” echoes Couzens“We’ve seen some incredible performances in Tilburg over the years and been blown away how the locals embrace the hordes of music fans that descend on them. It’ll be fantastic to join that special atmosphere as a performer in April!”

* 300 copies on clear vinyl worldwide
* pre-sale starts september 12th 2017 on BurningWorldrecords.com

TOTENGOTT reveal 1st track from debut album Doppelgänger

Message from the band:

The countdown begins! We are very excited to share with you the release date, album title, tracklist, artwork and first single of our first full-length record. The album is called “Doppelgänger” and will be released worldwide on the 11th of July. As you already know, CD version will be released by XTREEM MUSIC and vinyl and digital versions will be released by Burning World Label & Mailorder / Roadburn Records. The tracklist for “Doppelgänger” is:

1 – Delusion of negation (8:48)
2 – Satan beside you (14:03)
3 – Doppelgänger (21:31)

After more than one year playing those three songs live, it made sense to us to record them properly and share them will all of you, just as we pictured them in our heads from the very beginning. They represent the first year and a half of Totengott’s own music and we believe that they work together as a killer unit. Almost 45 minutes of darkness, doom, atmosphere, misery and thrashing oppression. “Doppelgänger” was recorded, produced and mixed by Totengott at Anglagard Recording Studios, and was mastered by James Plotkin (known for his work with Conan, Electric Wizard, Isis, Amenra…). “Delusion of Negation” is the 1st single and the opening track of the album. It represents the thrashiest / rawest face of the band and all old school fans will love it. You can listen to it and see the “Doppelgänger” album below: