BLACK MOTH – Condemned To Hope

black mothIn 2011 Leeds-based stoner metal merchants Black Moth unveiled their debut album ‘The Killing Jar’, an excellent riff-based affair that impressed on first listen and thrilled on each subsequent play.  The result was one of the year’s best metal releases.   With their US equivalent Ruby The Hatchet releasing a strong and similarly themed debut the following year and Earthless releasing a giant, sprawling double set ‘From The Ages’ in 2013, the standard for doom and stoner grooves remained at an impressive high, thus giving Black Moth much to live up to upon their return.

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New video from Black Moth

Black Moth’s long-overdue second album is to be released on June 30th.  Produced by Grinderman‘s Jim Sclavunos, ‘Condemned To Hope’ follows 2011’s ‘The Killing Jar’ with another selection of dark atmospheres and bone-crunching riffs.

Before the album’s release, you can check out the lead track ‘Room 13’ in the video clip below.

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