Author: kanzler

EOM25 – press page

  Playlist   INFO 25 Jahre! Ein Vierteljahrhundert Exile On Mainstream. Dabei war es doch erst gestern, als wir unseren 20jährigen Geburtstag gefeiert haben? Und sogar der kam mir schon…
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EOM25 – 25 Years Of Exile On Mainstream, line up complete!

25 years! A quarter century of Exile On Mainstream. It feels like it was just yesterday when we celebrated our 20th birthday? And even that already felt quite surreal to…
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THE ANTIKAROSHI

"THE ANTIKAROSHI" is the name of an unwanted song written, played and recorded out of a pleading necessity to do so. Why? Because sometimes life or experiences can only be…
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SONS OF ALPHA CENTAURI

Sons of Alpha Centauri are the UK’s original instrumental stalwarts. Formed in 2001 they released their atmospheric and progressive debut to acclaim in 2007 and since then proceeded to develop their…
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CROWSKIN / BAD LUCK RIDES ON WHEELS split LP

  CURRENT RELEASE Title: Verstummt/ Monocelestial Chords CatNo.: EOM109V Release Date: 23 February 2024 Formats: LP, digital Playing Time:  36:58 Barcode: 811521011099   Download hi-res cover CROWSKIN side HERE Download…
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CONNY OCHS – press page

  CURRENT RELEASE   Title: Wahn und Sinn CatNo.: EOM108V (Book, LP+CD bundle) Release Date: 20 Oktober 2023 Formats: Book, LP+CD, digital Playing Time:  38:15 Barcode: 811521011082 (LP w/CD)  …
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BAD LUCK RIDES ON WHEELS

BAD LUCK RIDES ON WHEELS from Rostock formed in 2004, established as a post-metal project filled with dark endless prog jams. The musicians also play in bands such as WOJCZECH,…
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THE MOTH – press page

  CURRENT RELEASE   Title: Frost CatNo.: EOM107V (LP+CD bundle) Release Date: 22 September 2023 Formats: LP+CD, digital Playing Time:  44:24 Barcode: 811521011075       ALBUM DOWNLOAD: request per…
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CROWSKIN

CROWSKIN has been around since 2004. The Doom/Sludge quintet from Potsdam/Magdeburg/Zittau channels feelings such as anger, frustration, and fear into a dark concoction of downtuned guitars, deafening feedback, and dragging…
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GAVIAL – press page

  CURRENT RELEASE   Title: Vor CatNo.: EOM106V Release Date: 19 May 2023 Formats: LP Playing Time:  43:49 Barcode: 811521011068       ALBUM DOWNLOAD: request per e-mail HERE.  …
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THE MOTH sign to Exile on Mainstream!

Just as a good friend recently put it: "this band, with this line up and this sound - it was just a question of time until they land at your…
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ARNE HEESCH – new single & video posted

ARNE HEESCH presents a new video for “Sick Of Saying Goodbye,” one of the heartfelt songs found on his debut solo album, Demons Are Scared, which saw release through Exile…
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TREEDEON – press page

  CURRENT RELEASE   Title: New World Hoarder CatNo.: EOM105V (LP+CD bundle) Release Date: 17 March 2023 Formats: LP+CD, digital Playing Times:  45:00 Barcode: 811521011051       ALBUM DOWNLOAD:…
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OBELYSKKH – press page

  CURRENT RELEASE   Title: The Ultimate Grace Of God CatNo.: EOM104V (LP+CD bundle) Release Date: 27 January 2023 Formats: LP+CD, digital Playing Times:  50:23 (LP), 71:19 (CD) Barcode: 811521011044…
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BLISS MOUNTAIN sessions 2022 live!

. Now check this out! On 23 September 2022 the three Exile On Mainstream acts Conny Ochs, MIGHT and Arne Heesch got together with fire poi spinning artist Johanna Kohl…
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ARNE HEESCH – press page

  CURRENT RELEASE   Title: Demons Are Scared CatNo.: EOM102V (LP+CD bundle) Release Date: 25 February 2022 Formats: LP+CD, digital Playing Time: 39:43 (LP/CD) Barcode: 811521011020     ALBUM DOWNLOAD:…
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CONFUSION MASTER – press page

  CURRENT RELEASE   Title: Haunted CatNo.: EOM101V (LP+CD bundle, CD contains one bonus track) Release Date: 19 November 2021 Formats: LP+CD, digital Playing Time: 40:34 (LP), 47:53 (bundled CD)…
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THE MOTH

With three albums under their belt, THE MOTH are no newbies and have honed their no-nonsense approach to SludgeMetalDoom on numerous tours and gigs. Their songs are virtually void of…
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TRIALOGOS full Roadburn Redux show now available on Youtube

Exile On Mainstream excitedly announced the label’s 100th release “Stroh zu Gold” by TRIALOGOS a few weeks ago when the band played their first ever show as part of ROADBURN…
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MIGHT’s stunning performance at ROADBURN REDUX Festival 2021 now online!

Hannover-based husband and wife duo MIGHT recorded their eponymous debut album last March, just as the pandemic was engulfing the planet – and the result is a release that’s the…
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TRIALOGOS – press page

  CURRENT RELEASE   Title: Stroh zu Gold CatNo.: EOM100 (CD), EOM100V (LP) Release Date: 18 June 2021 Formats: LP, CD, digital Playing Time: 39:51 Barcodes: 811521011006 (LP), 811521012003 (CD)…
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GAVIAL

The story of GAVIAL began nearly 15 years ago as a project adapted from a Nirvana song and pun as “Two Red Boys”. Three albums as TOURETTE BOYS, two collaborations…
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THE ANTIKAROSHI – press page

  CURRENT RELEASE   Title: L'inertie polaire CatNo.: EOM111V (LP+CD bundle) Release Date: 31 May 2024 Formats: LP (w/CD bundled), digital Playing Time: 34:44 Barcode: 811521011112     ALBUM DOWNLOAD:…
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SONS OF ALPHA CENTAURI – press page

  CURRENT RELEASE   Title: Pull CatNo.: EOM110V (LP+CD bundle) Release Date: 28 March 2024 Formats: LP (w/CD bundled), digital Playing Time: 39:40 Barcode: 811521011105     ALBUM DOWNLOAD: Please…
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TREEDEON

  In the history of Exile On Mainstream we have seen a lot happening when it comes to bands becoming a part of the family and story of this label…
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MIGHT – Press Page

  CURRENT RELEASE   Title: Abyss CatNo.: EOM103V (LP) CatNo.: EOM103D (CD) Release Date: 26 August 2022 Formats: CD, LP, digital Playing Time: 38:43 Barcodes: 811521011037 (LP), 811521012034 (CD)  …
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GAFFA GHANDI – PRESS PAGE

  CURRENT RELEASE   Title: Artificial Disgust CatNo.: EOM094 (CD), EOM94V (LP) Release Date: 24 April 2020 Formats: LP, CD, digital Playing Time: 44:04 (CD+digital), 38:03 (LP) Barcode LP: 811521019941…
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OBELYSKKH

Called out as the „Phantom Of German Doom“ because of their self-proclaimed abstinence from record releases, the German OBELYSKKH have been shipping themselves for several years around the cliffs of…
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KRISTIAN HARTING – PRESS PAGE

  CURRENT RELEASE   Title: The Fumes CatNo.: EOM93V (LP + CD Bundle) Release Date: 24 January 2020 Formats: LP (w/ bundled CD) Playing Time: 33:27 Barcode LP: 811521019934  …
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ENABLERS – press page

Press Page   CURRENT RELEASE   Title: Pigeon Diaries CatNo.: EOM95V This EP is a coop release between EOM, Lancashire & Somerset and Broken Clover Records Release Date: 17 April…
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MIGHT

Empty streets, contact restrictions, breathing masks – a situation, we all would have considered completely absurd just a few months ago adds a new kind of dismalness to our daily…
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ARNE HEESCH

The German Noise rock trio ULME existed between 1993 and 2012 with a lengthy hiatus between 1999 and 2005. ULME can rightfully be dubbed as one of the most influential…
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TRIALOGOS

TRIALOGOS are Conny Ochs, Sicker Man and Kiki Bohemia, each of them coming from different musical backgrounds and experiences. While singer-songwriter and visual artist Conny Ochs is a troubled troubadour…
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FRIEDEMANN

  While he is rolling a wreath of songs off his tongue, Friedemann extols an attitude in songwriting that leaves behind your traditional narrative approach and meta-level storytelling. In…
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GAFFA GHANDI

"Gaffa Ghandi - a force, set to split the earth, to divorce your parents, to transform the liberal patience of your isolated world into a dance of joyfully delayed destruction."…
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KRISTIAN HARTING

“Simply put, Kristian Harting writes some of the most gorgeous music I’ve ever heard.” – Chip McCabe Inspired by sufi-music, mali-blues, western low-fi pop and avant-garde Kristian Harting aims to…
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ENABLERS

Established in San Francisco, CA in 2002, Enablers’ subsequent five LPs and four EPs have signaled a transcendent approach to “Spoken Word” music. Enablers began when Pete Simonelli asked guitarist…
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GORE

 When SPV released Gore's 5th album 'Lifelong Deadline' in 1992 it marked the 3rd restart in their then 6-years-career. Even though the line up, consisting of founding member Rob…
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DÄLEK

Dubbed as ‘alt hip-hop’ by their iconic label Ipecac Records we can’t agree more to the implication of this honorific as the New Jersey tone evangelists are indeed an alternative,…
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BELLROPE

From the ashes of BLACK SHAPE OF NEXUS arise BELLROPE, a band who dub themselves as the total absence of tonal sanity. Their actions are described as 'Amp hauling. Amp…
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NOISEPICKER

  After a quater of a century performing, and revelling in, loud, hard hitting music, singer & guitarist Harry Armstrong decided to seek the darker side of his musical taste…
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CONFUSION MASTER

Dubbing themselves as "Electric Sabbath action Doom deep down soaked in a time spiral measuring equal parts 70ies Sabbath proto rock riffage in a loop scheme backbeat groove formula and…
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TRICKY LOBSTERS

If the term “insider tip” wasn’t so drawn out, it could be repeatedly used to describe Tricky Lobsters. From Noise to Punk Rock in the early years, from Rock'n'roll to…
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BULBUL

Bulbuls (Pycnonotidae) are a family of medium-sized passerine songbirds resident in Africa and tropical Asia. There are approximately 130 species, mostly frugivorous. Some have very distinct crests or are colourful…
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OSTINATO

Ostinato construct their sound in the same sporadic way the mind changes. Emotional impulses are often overwhelming and rampant. Their songs are structured in the same fashion, capturing the inexplicable…
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DARSOMBRA

If we can invent the term "transcendental rock", then let's apply it to Darsombra, Brian Daniloski and Ann Everton's audiovisual music project.  Daniloski, a veteran of heavier, sludgier, grittier rock…
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THE WINCHESTER CLUB

The Winchester Club was founded in 1999, by Mr Spear. Originally assembled to perform as a side project at an all-day gig organised by country-rock band Chineseburn (of which Mr…
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A WHISPER IN THE NOISE

Influenced by artists ranging from Bob Dylan and Roger Waters to Philip Glass and Arvo Pärt, Minneapolis-based A WHISPER IN THE NOISE was formed in 2002 by West Thordson, who…
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VOLT

VOLT own us! Having said that you now know where we are coming from, when announcing the masterwork released by this brilliant threepiece out of Chemnitz, Germany. Of course, you…
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PAYOLA

Payola's engine was started in the hot summer of 1997 and their first self-produced release was called "Took The Vultures Weeks - To Pick My Carcass Clean". Right after signed…
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WINO AND CONNY OCHS

“What is a friend? A single soul in two bodies.” Aristotle The Legacy of Scott “Wino” Weinrich in the world of heavy music is indisputable. Many have postulated his influence…
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BLACK SHAPE OF NEXUS

“Nexus”, the centre of something, or a connection, as any dictionary will tell you. Appropriately for BLACK SHAPE OF NEXUS as the suffocating heaviness of their music functions either way…
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PLACE OF SKULLS

If you talk Doom nowadays, even if you talk Metal legacy in general, if you talk honest beliefs in the power of musical underground - then you talk Victor Griffin…
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SPIRIT CARAVAN

Scott "Wino" Weinrich formed Spirit Caravan after the breakup of The Obsessed. The remainder of the band consisted of Dave Shermann (formerly of Wretched) on bass and vocals; and Gary…
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SCISSORFIGHT

Scissorfight formed in 1995 in the town of Portsmouth. The original lineup consisted of guitarist Jay Fortin, bassist Paul Jarvis, and drummer Joel Muzzey. Blending extreme genres such as grindcore…
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SHEPHERD

SHEPHERD was founded during the depressive and cold winter of 2001/2002 out of four individuals who share their fascination and love for true classic slow moving rock. Egos have been…
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WE INSIST!

Two years after they met, six musicians coming from radically different universes released an EP under the name of We Insist!, an obvious reference to Freedom now suite, Max Roach´s…
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WIVE

Following their departure from A Whisper in the Noise at the end of 2008, drummer/programmer Matt Irwin and violinist Hannah Murray had begun talk of a new project. With much…
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THE HIDDEN HAND

THE HIDDEN HAND was: Bruce Falkinburg, bass player also in The Field Machine and owner of the Phase Recordings studio in College Park, Maryland, responsible for the recording of Spirit…
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VOODOOSHOCK

Uwe Groebel began playing guitar with the age of 14. Heroes were Steve Vai and Hendrix. The first band he founded was NAEVUS from 1991 to 1999 playing guitars and…
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END OF LEVEL BOSS

Sounds are being moulded, inverted, re-arranged... fusion of  twisted-progressions and burned-out groove... The vision of the End of Level Boss is driven by a complete and all-consuming need for riffs.…
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RISING

RISING is a Copenhagen band creating and performing its own brand of heavy, aggressive, atmospheric, yet melodic metal music. Since the band’s formation in 2008, RISING has made its mark…
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STINKING LIZAVETA

Yanni Papadopoulos (guitar) and his brother Alexi (upright electric bass) grew up to the liberating, teeth gnashing, do-it-yourself sounds of the DC scene in the 1980s. Cheshire Agusta (drums) was…
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DŸSE

Born and raised in Neustadt / Orla, Thuringia, Jari´s first musical influences were within the punk and hardcore scene, inspired by such bands as Gorilla Biscuits, Cro-Mags and Dead Kennedys.…
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BEEHOOVER

"What band could easily walk on to a festival stage and have the whole crowd excited within minutes, being just a two piece band of bass and drums?" asks a…
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WINO

Scott "Wino" Weinrich has been putting his soul on the line for nearly four decades with his unique brand of Sabbath-inspired Doom / Stoner Rock. He formed the hugely influential…
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CELAN

A common musical ground does not ultimately require coming from the same scene or style. It doesn't even require coming from the same musical universe, as long as there is…
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ASTROSONIQ

Just like Exile On Mainstream this collective from Oss, The Netherlands has been exploring the edges and the centre of the Rock Universe since 1999. Influenced by legendary classic rock…
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MIKROWELLE

One man and his Fender Mustang: sun settles down at the horizon and he´s ridin´ - bridle in his hand and the last night in his bones. On his belt…
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GOOD WITCH OF THE SOUTH

Ladies and Gentlemen, get yer leadfoot bandaged, ´cause this will make´em loose his self esteem. Good Witch Of The South, this German mean machine is about to destroy yer race…
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TIGERBEAT

Tiger Beat were the real dukes of Hamburg and they were ready to spread their stripped-down Bloooz over your drowsy world of repetitive bleeps and clicks. This is real, baby!…
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BOMBEE

BOMBEE didn´t rise from the ashes of FLU.ID and VOLT but have been a complementary outlet for Boris Kaiser (ex-VOLT-drummer and cajon & keys in Bombee) and Roeder (bass in…
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PSYCHO-PATH

You can´t take your eyes off the screen: If you´ve ever seen the video for the Psycho-Path song "No Fi" -  recorded 1999 -  you know which impression this band…
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SPITTING OFF TALL BUILDINGS

Spitting Off Tall Buildings are four words about five people, which when you put them all together, they make one - one band. One of them. The other bands might…
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FLU.ID

Insanity seems to be disorientated as we continue into the new millennium and it is searching for a new home. While it hides within brutality throughout the rest of the…
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DIARIO

Chicago could be anywhere. Diario was a four-piece instrumental band, formed in 1999 in Leipzig, Germany. Their goal was stretching both the language and structure of what has previously been…
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