U.S. doom metal band Pentagram reunites with Peaceville Records for its new studio album, Curious Volume, to be released on August 28th. Featuring 11 classic heavy metal compositions with catchy hooks from core band members Victor Griffin, Greg Turley, and Bobby Liebling (Pete Campbell on the drums completes the lineup), the album was recorded with Swedish producer Mattias Nilsson at studios located in Maryland and Virginia. The album's cover artwork is courtesy of Richard Schouten. Check it out below along with more details regarding the release.
Good news from Pentagram today. Peaceville Records just announced the re-signing of US doom metal legends Pentagram for their forthcoming studio album, set to be released in the summer of 2015. The influential American band also announced a line-up change. Sean Saley has decided to step down from the drum throne. "Minnesota" Pete Campbell will step in to complete recording and touring duties throughout 2015. Campbell is best known for his drumming with Victor Griffin's In-Graved, Place Of Skulls and stoners Sixty Watt Shaman.
Doom metal legends Pentagram are about to release an extensive double-disc DVD collection, titled All Your Sins, on February 23rd via Peaceville Records. The set features over seven hours of numerous concerts spanning three decades from the band's collection. To get a taste of what's to come, a trailer for All Your Sins can now be seen below. Enjoy!
US doom metal legends Pentagram are set to release their extensive double-disc DVD collection, titled All Your Sins, via Peaceville Records. Featuring over 6 hours of numerous electrifying concerts spanning three decades - all straight from the band's collection - All Your Sins is due for release in February 2015. Take a look at the cover below.
Doom legends Pentagram are returning to the road this October and November for select shows in the midweast and on the east coast. Support will come from psychedelic blues outfit Radio Moscow, proto-metal innovators Bang, and Brooklyn stoner rockers King's Destroy. The confirmed list of dates is available below, with a few still to be confirmed.
Victor Griffin is returning to Pentagram for live shows and a new studio album. After taking a break from the band to bring Victor Griffin's In-Graved around the world, the doom metal guitar master returns to his main fold. The realigned lineup featuring the Liebling/Griffin duo backed by Greg Turley on bass and Sean Saley on drums will embark on a long awaited tour of the West Coast area in February and March. When not touring the world, the band will be working hard on a new album for release in 2014.
After months of searching and reviewing hundreds of applicants from around the world, Pentagram has announced Matt Goldborough as their new guitarist. Matt Goldborough is a Philadelphia based musician and composer. He is most recently known as part of the Philadelphia rock band, The Great Unknown.
US doom metal legends, Pentagram, will be returning to the road in 2013 in Europe, as well as North America, for select shows and festivals. The band will once again perform at Maryland Death Fest as well as Farmageddon Records Music Festival, Metaldays (Slovenia), Barroselas Metalfest XVI (Portugal), and more. The band's complete list of confirmed performances can be found below.
Legendary doom metallers Pentagram are auditioning new guitar players. Guitarist Victor Griffin is performing his farewell shows during the October/November European Relentless Tour. He has decided to focus on his solo career from this point on.
Washington, D.C.-area punk and metal bassist Vance Bockis has died at the age of 50. The musician, who played in such bands as The Obsessed, 9353 and Pentagram, in addition to fronting The Factory, passed away at his home in Fairfax County, Virginia, from complications following shoulder surgery.
Legendary cult doom act Pentagram are set to play a very special set for the first Power Of The Riff - East festival on September 1st in Brooklyn, New York. The band will perform its album Relentless (the album Pentagram re-released in 1993 with the same songs in another order) in its entirety for the first time since the early 1980's. Pentagram will also play other songs spanning the group's career, including tracks from their most recent album Last Rites. The influential doom outfit will also support Down in Philadelphia and Maryland.
American doom veterans Pentagram have a new band member in their ranks. They issued the following announcement about recruiting a new drummer: "Drummer Sean Saley has joined Pentagram. Influenced by the likes of Bill Ward, Ian Paice, and Les Binks, drummer Sean Saley grew up on hard rock and heavy metal before taking a turn as drummer for DC underground punk legends Government Issue in the 80s."
When The Screams Come, the brand-new upcoming DVD from legendary US doom rockers Pentagram will see its release on August 30th this year. A video from the DVD, where the band is playing the song "Relentless", can be seen in the YouTube-video below.
Clips from the DVD as well as music from the band's latest album, Last Rites, can be seen and heard at Metal Blade. Several pre-order bundles are available with Last Rites vinyl, an exclusive t-shirt and more. Fans can also purchase limited colored vinyl European imports of Last Rites, all exclusively on Metal Blade's Indiemerch webstore here.
US metallers Pentagram have just revealed the tracklisting and the artwork for their forthcoming album, entitled Last Rites, which will be released on April 12 via Metal Blade Records. The cover artwork for Last Rites was handled by Mo Moussa (MoMoussa.com) who is best known for his work with Marvel and DC Comics. Mo Moussa's other credentials include New Line Cinema, Nickelodeon as well as the four major TV networks. A Philly native and a huge fan of underground music, his work also graces the covers of several of his favorite local bands including Total Fucking Destruction.
Last Rites cover art] tracklist:
01. Treat Me Right
02. Call The Man
03. Into The Ground
05. Everything's Turning To Night
Metal Blade Records is proud to announce the signing of legendary doom metal act Pentagram.
The band, now entering their 40th(!) year anniversary, will be releasing a full-length album titled Last Rites in the spring of 2011 featuring all new tracks with a DVD to follow in late 2011. The doomed duo of Bobby Liebling & Victor Griffin has united once again to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Pentagram! Spring 2011 will bear witness to the revered pair's first studio album together in 17 years. Only days out of the sessions, the band will unleash these newborn heavies live! Monstrous new riffs and more will be freed the nights of January 6th, at Europa in NYC and January 7th, at Club Hell in Providence, RI. Also playing live with the band will be Pentagram alumni and current full-time bass player Greg Turley with Tim Tomaselli (Place Of Skulls) filling in on drums.