2-3 August 2019

Genre: Doom Metal

Origin: USA

 

 

Richmond, VA heavyweights WINDHAND mark their arrival on new album, ‘Eternal Return.’ Boosted by Garrett Morris’ consistently cool riffs—forged at the crossroads of Iommi’s otherworldly import and Kurt Cobain’s spontaneous precocity—powered by Ryan Wolfe and Parker Chandler’s groove-laden rhythms, and propelled by Dorthia Cottrell’s smoky yet wistful vocals, WINDHAND’s new album is a two-step jump for Richmond’s finest purveyors of the psycho-actively heavy. Adorned by Arik Roper’s (Sleep, High on Fire) impressive cover art, ‘Eternal Return’ not only looks the part of WINDHAND’s artistic growth but sounds the part. Between ‘Grief’s Infernal Flower’ and ‘Eternal Return,’ WINDHAND welcomed new life, survived lineup changes, and mourned unexpected death. The songs and song ordering are the direct result of those experiences. A new era of psychedelic heaviness is upon us with WINDHAND’s genre-blurring ‘Eternal Return.’ Sweet, fuzzed-out oblivion has never been closer…