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Formed: 2008
From: Birmingham, United Kingdom
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Alunah News

Below is our complete Alunah news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Alunah Posts "Awakening The Forest" Preview Clip

U.K. stoner/doom act Alunah posted a preview clip for the third studio effort "Awakening the Forest." The clip features vocalist/guitarist Sophie Day and artist/illustrator Michael Cowell discussing the imagery and symbolic meanings behind the artwork. The album is set to drop via Napalm Records/Spinning Goblin on the following release schedule:

Oct. 3rd: G/A/S, FIN & BENELUX
Oct. 6th: UK & EUROPE
Oct. 7th: US/CAN
Oct. 8th: NOR/SWE/ESP

The track list for "Awakening the Forest" is:

1. Bricket Wood Coven
2. Heavy Bough
3. Awakening The Forest
4. The Mask of Herne
5. Scourge and The Kiss
6. The Summerland (Bonus Track)

Check out the clip here: More...

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Alunah Posts Details On New Album

U.K. stoner/doom act Alunah revealed that the band's third studio release will be entitled "Awakening the Forest." The album is set to drop via Napalm Records/Spinning Goblin on the following release schedule:

Oct. 3rd: G/A/S, FIN & BENELUX
Oct. 6th: UK & EUROPE
Oct. 7th: US/CAN
Oct. 8th: NOR/SWE/ESP

The band commented on the album: "We are delighted to introduce our 3rd album 'Awakening the Forest' to our old, new and future friends. Recorded by Greg Chandler and mixed/mastered by Tony Reed, we are extremely proud of this album. We are also very lucky to have worked with the exceptional illustrator Michael Cowell who brought our songs to life visually in the CD and LP package. Napalm Records have been very supportive of us throughout the whole process, and we hope that you guys love the album as much as we do. Our video for "Heavy Bough" and also a short film with Michael talking about the artwork are coming soon; both shot and directed by Rhodri Thomas at Elvaston Castle in Derbyshire, England"

The track list for "Awakening the Forest" is:

01. Bricket Wood Coven
02. Heavy Bough
03. Awakening The Forest
04. The Mask of Herne
05. Scourge and The Kiss
06. The Summerland (Bonus Track) More...

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Alunah Posts Tour Dates

UK doom band Alunah has posted a series of tour dates in Great Britain, with more shows to be announced soon. The dates are posted below. Alunah recently signed with Napalm Records and is currently working on a new album for release later in 2014. Napalm Records/Spinning Goblin released the band's third album "White Hoarhound" on vinyl back in 2013.

08.02 | The Vampire, Bradford w/ Monolith Cult
15.03 | The Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton w/ Grand Magus & The Vintage Caravan
13.04 | The Asylum2, Birmingham w/ Windhand & Inter Arma
10.05 | Doom for the Doomed at The Asylum, Birmingham w/ Purson & Others
28.05 | The Unicorn, London
29.05 | The Green Door Store, Brighton
30.05 | Midsummer Nights Doom, Firebug, Leicester
31.05 | The Star & Garter, Manchester
01.06 | Till Death Doom Us Part - venue tbc, Bristol
05.09 | The Trip Out, Scald End Farm, Bed

Concert footage of Alunah at Morion, Szczecin in 2013 is streaming below. The gig also featured Dopelord and Stoneache.

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Alunah Signs With Napalm Records

Napalm Records/Spinning Goblin announced the signing of U.K. doom/psychedelia Band Alunah. The band will release the third album and follow up to the 2012 release "White Hoarhound" in 2014.

Vocalist/guitarist Sophie Day commented: "Alunah are incredibly happy to have signed a worldwide album deal with the world renowned label Napalm Records. We already have a strong working relationship from when they released a vinyl version of our second album "White Hoarhound", and we are proud to have been asked to join the Napalm family on a more long-term basis. We have a hard working ethic, are constantly evolving and appreciate everything given to us. We are joining a roster which boasts some of the best bands in the industry, and we're confident that this new phase in our relationship is a mutually beneficial one." More...

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Doommantia Volume 2 Compilation Streaming

The long awaited Doommantia Vol. 2 anthology has been released. This compilation was put together to raise money to benefit Ed Barnard, founder of Doommantia.com. After suffering with heart problems for years, Ed was hit with astronomical hospital bills which left him homeless. Due to the lack of decent healthcare in the US, Ed has now returned to his homeland of Australia to receive the care he deserves.

To help him with living expenses, 84 bands and artists from all over the world have come together once again to ease the burden left upon Ed. Just a nominal sum (with an option to pay more) gets you over 9 hours of some of the best doom, stoner, sludge, psychedelic, and drone jams out there. Stream the whole compilation and get the download details over at bandcamp. More...

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Alunah Posts Tour Dates

Alunah has recently announced that it will be embarking on its first tour dates outside of the United Kingdom. The artists whom Alunah will be supporting on tour include Ahab, The Atomic Bitchwax, Belzebong, Black Pyramid, Colour Haze, Fatso Jetson, Truckfighters and Ufomammut among others. Below is a list of European dates starting in March and heading into May.

31/03: Alunah, The Skeletons, Cultura Tres @ Les Combustibles, Paris
27/04: DesertFest Berlin @ Astra Kulturhaus - Berlin, Germany
28/04: Date TBC
29/04: Belzebong, Alunah @ Römer - Bremen, Germany
30/04: Ufomammut, Belzebong, Alunah + 1 TBC @ Club Puschkin - Dresden, Germany
01/05: Date TBC
02/05: Date TBC
03/05: Heavy Days in Doom Town Festival @ Ungdomshuset - Copenhagen, Denmark

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Alunah Re-Releasing "White Hoarhound" On Vinyl

Napalm Records and Spinning Goblin Productions will release a strictly limited gatefold vinyl edition of the psychedelic stoner album "White Hoarhound" by U.K. band Alunah.

The vinyl edition will be initially available with 100 copies in white and 200 copies in green and pre-order options are expected to be announced soon. Jake Mason of Alunah comments:

"Alunah are extremely proud to say we are joining the Napalm Records / Spinning Goblin Productions family with the upcoming vinyl release of our current album 'White Hoarhound'...re-mastered especially for the hallowed format."

For more info on Alunah head over to the band's official website right here.

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Desertfest Confirms More Bands

The list of bands confirming for Desertfest in London is expected to grow to over fifty, with more bands added daily. Desertfest will take place between April 6th-8th, 2012 at three main London venues: The Underworld and The Purple Turtle as the main stage venues and The Black Heart as the main party exchange/meeting place. For more information on Desertfest, head over to it's website.


Below is the track "Cosmonaut of Three" from San Francisco's Orchid, one of the bands playing Desertfest 2012: More...

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Alunah Recording Second Album

Alunah has revealed that it will be releasing it's second full-length album in mid 2012 on Psychedoomelic Records. The Birmingham band's first album, "Call of Avernus," was also reissued this year via Seattle's Alliance Records. Below is a video from that album for the song "Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn." Head over to MySpace to stream material from this release and Alunah's earlier EP "Fall to Earth."

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