Windhand announce tour dates including SXSW, ‘Soma’ out now on Relapse Records

By on February 2, 2014


PHOTO: Tony Lynch


After Windhand’s vigorous months of tour and collecting high marks for their second full-length, Soma, Richmond’s favorite psyche-doomers are excited to announce they’re performing at this year’s SXSW Festival alongside a run of US dates.


Fresh off their European tour with Pilgrim and North American dates with High On Fire and Kvelertak, Windhand kick off their SXSW dates on March 4th in Pittsburgh, PA. One month later, the band will be heading back to Europe for a four week tour with label-mates Indian and Inter Arma including a special appearance at Roadburn Festival.


Soma, which is out now on Relapse Records, is nothing short of transcendent.  Propelled by singer Dorthia Cottrell’s beautifully haunting bellow, Windhand’s dual guitar attack sounds like the glorious misfit offspring of Black Sabbath and Nirvana. Soma is an easy candidate for heavy music record of the year and has received praises from NPR, Pitchfork, MetalSucks, Spin, Stereogum and many more.

Stream Soma via Bandcamp HERE 


Formed in 2009, Windhand (Asechiah Bogdan – Guitar, Parker Chandler – Bass, Dorthia Cottrell – Vocals, Garrett Morris – Guitar, and Ryan Wolfe – Drums) play what has been described as a tinnitus inducing mix of eerie psychedelia and haunting ambient doom. 2012 saw the release of their self-titled, debut LP via Forcefield Records and was critically acclaimed by Decibel, Pitchfork, CVLT Nation and many more.


2/10: Strange Matter – Richmond VA ^

3/04: 31st St Pub – Pittsburgh, PA

3/05: Buzzbin – Canton, OH

         3/06: Melody Inn – Indianapolis, IN

   3/07: Cobra Lounge – Chicago, IL

       3/08: Davey’s Uptown – Kansas City, MO

          3/09: Downtown Lounge – Tulsa, OK

  3/11-3/13: SXSW – Austin, TX

             3/14: Riverside Warehouse – Shreveport, LA

3/15: The End – Nashville, TN

  3/16: The Hideaway – Johnson City, TN

^ w/ Dead Meadow and Tasha-Yar


4/10: Doom over Leipzig – Leipzig D *

4/11: AJZ -Bielefeld D *

4/12: Roadburn Festival – Tilburg, NL *

4/13: Scruffy Murphys -Birmingham UK $

4/14: Bannermans -Edinburgh UK $

4/15: Roadhouse -Manchester UK $

4/16: Islington Academy 2 -London, UK $

4/18: Glazart -Paris FR $

4/19: Lo-Fi – Milan IT $

4/20: Arena – Vienna A $

4/21: Kapu – Linz A $

4/22: Hirscheneck – Basel CH $

4/23: Usine – Geneva CH $

4/24: Gebaude 9 – Cologne D  $

4/25: 1000fryd –  Aalborg DK

4/26: Revolver – Oslo NO

5/02: Pussy A GoGo – Stockholm SE

5/03: Truckstop Alaska – Gothenburg SE

5/04: Heavy Days – Copenhagen DK

5/22-25: Maryland Deathfest – Baltimore MD

* w/Inter Arma and Indian

$ w/Inter Arma







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