There’s a plethora of great bands out there recording heavy music bursting with melody and Denver’s Abrams are a band to add to that list, as their third album, Modern Ways contains some tremendous hooks and mighty riffs. The quartet of Zachary Amster (guitar/vocals), Taylor Iversen (bass/vocals), Patrick Alberts (guitar) and Ryan Dewitt (drums) definitely have a chemistry and wonderful way with melody. Their sound is in the vein of latter day Mastodon or Baroness, but they also manage stretch their sound back to the grunge era yet still sound fresh and creative.
As with the temporal landscape of any artform, metal’s topography is speckled with breakout groups that erupt from beneath the surface like volcanic islands, suddenly gaining marked prominence over the surrounding terrain. Sometimes these groups maintain outstanding consistency and provide the world with compelling new music year after year; all too often, though, the candle that burns twice as bright burns half as long, and we witness even the most stellar acts lapse into generic irrelevance or implode altogether.
Unlike most art forms, however, metal presents its acolytes with the rare opportunity to manufacture succes...
Denver, Colorado’s THE MUNSENS will deliver their debut full-length album, Unhanded, on February 15th through their new cooperation with Denver’s Sailor Records. The LP comes following a productive 2018 Summer that included performances at Psycho Las Vegas, 71Grind IV, Austin Terror Fest, Electric Funeral Fest, and more. Album details and the opening track from Unhanded are now posted.
THE MUNSENS make noise from a Colfax Avenue dungeon, having carved out a place of their own in the much-lauded Denver metal scene over recent years. Their debut LP, Unhanded is a step in a new direction for the band, me...
Deathwish Inc. is an independent music label founded by Jacob Bannon (Converge) and Tre McCarthy. With roots within the Punk, Hardcore, and Metal communities, the label has been responsible for countless landmark releases that have shaped the world of aggressive music as we know it today.
With: Ford Theatre Reunion, The Flight Of Sleipnir, Kenaima (EP Release)
Dreadnought finds a home in surreal atmospheres, complex, yet approachable grooves, and an immense palette of textures and moods. Collaboration and the highest quality of friendship have fashioned this quartet's knack for contemplative songraft while also inspiring each member to bring their multi-instrumental talents to the foray, introducing mandolin, saxophone, and flute into their repertoire. Dual female vocals embellish the group's signature s...
We are stoked to announce the newest member of the Sailor Records family.
ALBUM RELEASE - JUNE 9TH, 2017
Denver, Colorado trio Abrams announces new full-length album Morning, to be released June 9th on Sailor Records.
The sophomore album by Abrams, Morning perfects the sound put forth on the 2015 debut, Lust. Love. Loss. Yearning, driving, and hook-laden, the ten songs on Morning summon a soulful version of heavy rock that dwells in the same mountain range as later Mastodon, Baroness, and Mark Lanegan.