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Watch Now: OLD MAN GLOOM – “Here Is A Gift For You” Documentary

Old Man GloomUp now to watch and enjoy is the documentary of sludge metal group Old Man Gloom. Titled Here Is A Gift For You, the documentary not only features live performances by the group, but also covers their history and mythos.

Old Man Gloom have a new album, Ape of God, to be released on Nov 11th via Profound Lore and SIGE Records. The LP will be a follow-up to 2012′s NO as released by Hydra Head. The band, consists of Aaron Turner (ISIS, Mamiffer), Nate Newton (Converge, Doomriders), Caleb Scofield (Cave In, Zozobra), and Santos Montano.

OLD MAN GLOOM: HERE IS A GIFT FOR YOU from kenneth thomas on Vimeo.

OLD MAN GLOOM Announce New Album “Ape of God” Out on Nov. 11th and Film “Here Is A Gift For You”

Old Man GloomNoise-making unit OLD MAN GLOOM have returned with the announcement of a new album, Ape of God, to be released on Nov 11th via Profound Lore and SIGE Records. The LP will be a follow-up to 2012′s NO as released by Hydra Head. The band, consisting of Aaron Turner (ISIS, Mamiffer), Nate Newton (Converge, Doomriders), Caleb Scofield (Cave In, Zozobra), and Santos Montano, also have a film to be released in the Fall entitled Here Is A Gift For You. Details on the film are sparse, but if the trailer is any indication, it will be part documentary on the band and its mythos and live performance documentation.

Watch the trailer for Here Is A Gift For You below and get excited.

Old Man Gloom: Here Is a Gift for You – trailer from kenneth thomas on Vimeo.

OLD MAN GLOOM Recording New Material To Be Out In 2014

Old Man GloomOld Man Gloom, the post-metal (if one were to give it such a tag) group comprised of Aaron Turner (ISIS, Mamiffer), Santos Montano, Nate Newton (Converge, Doomriders), and Caleb Scofield (Cave In, Zozobra), are working on a new record with engineer/producer Kurt Ballou (Converge, engineer for many others!).

This is all coming from Turner himself who posted on his various social media outlets:

Old Man Gloom has commenced work on new recordings. These will appear in the form of a new album via Profound Lore (digital), and SIGE Records (analog) in 2014. Phase One was completed as of 12/13/13. The group will reconvene for Phase Two in 06/14. Kurt Ballou is presiding over the production activity sector. The Gloom Group in this formation consists of AT, SM, CS and NN. Thank you.

OMG last released NO in 2012 via Hydra Head Records. This is of course welcomed news. Bring on the gloom!

CONVERGE Announce Australian Tour for February 2013 with Old Man Gloom

converge livePerpetual touring monsters Converge have announced a run of tour dates in Australia for February 2013. Old Man Gloom will be joining them on the tour.

February 12 Amplifier, Perth
February 13 Fowlers, Adelaide Lic / AA
February 14 Brisbane Hotel, Hobart
February 15 Billboard, Melbourne
February 16 Manning Bar, Sydney
February 17 Hi Fi, Brisbane

OLD MAN GLOOM Announced West Coast Tour

The gloom continues! This time in the West Coast. OLD MAN GLOOM have announced a set of dates in September.

09/03 Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo w/ William Fowler Collins, Sad Vicious, & Ides of Gemini
09/04 San Diego, CA @ The Soda Bar w/ William Fowler Collins, Sad Vicious, & Ides of Gemini
09/05 San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill w/ William Fowler Collins & Sad Vicious
09/08 Seattle, WA @ The Highline

OLD MAN GLOOM Stream New Song “Common Species”

Hosted over at Pitchfork, Old Man Gloom have debuted a track off their upcoming new album, and first in eight in years, NO. The album is due out on June 26th from Hydra Head. The track, “Common Species”, is all things OMG and more. Heavy and noisy and multi-layered with ambience and electronics. Basically, all things that we love about Old Man Gloom.

To hear the track and whet your apetite for the new album, click here.

Vinyl Nerds: Old Man Gloom – NO 2xLP Pre-order

Pre-orders for Old Man Gloom‘s new record, NO, are up and running over at the Hydra Head webstore. The 2xLP is available for pre-order in four nifty colors:

Clear w/ Black Marble
Red w/ Black Marble
White
Black

If you look around the webstore, you will also find a cassette version as well as some shirts and hoodies. The 2xLP is expected to be out on June 26th. A digital download is also included with the record.

RESUME THE GLOOM!

OLD MAN GLOOM Return With A New Album: “NO”

We already made you wise to the return of OLD MAN GLOOM with a few shows they’re playing. So not only is the band playing live again, but they are releasing a new album. In typical Hydra Head manner, a few hints were dropped here and there. But now it’s official, OLD MAN GLOOM are releasing a new album titled NO on June 26th. But guess what? If you’re one of the lucky few attending their East Coast shows starting May 2nd, it will be available right there and then. Audio and full art previews will be available soon.

In the meantime, here’s a reminder of the tour dates:

05/02 Cambridge, MA TT the Bears
05/03 – Boston, MA – Great Scott
05/04 – Philidelphia, PA – First Unitarian Church
05/05 – Richmond, VA – Strange Matter
05/06 – Balitmore, MD – Otto Bar
05/07 – Hamden, CT – The Space
05/08 – New York, NY – Europa

Update on OLD MAN GLOOM East Coast Shows

The official word now for the OLD MAN GLOOM shows:

05/03 – Boston, MA – Great Scott
05/04 – Philidelphia, PA – First Unitarian Church
05/05 – Richmond, VA – Strange Matter
05/06 – Balitmore, MD – Otto Bar
05/07 – Hamden, CT – The Space
05/08 – New York, NY – Europa

Line-up will be: Aaron Turner (ISIS, Mamiffer), Nate Newton (Converge, Doomriders), Caleb Scofield (Cave In, Zozobra) and Santos Montaño (Zozobra, Old Man Gloom).

BRING ON THE GLOOM!