Beastwars: Introducing the Kiwi Sludge Masters (US Album Premiere)
From: Wellington, New Zealand
RIYL: Kyuss, Neurosis, Godflesh
About the band:
Beastwars released their self-titled debut album in their home country to critical acclaim in May, 2011 and have had the pleasure of supporting many influential bands such as Kyuss Lives, High on Fire Kylesa, Black Cobra, Fu Manchu and Helmet. In North America, the self-titled effort will hit stores on Sept. 11, while it will be available one day earlier in the rest of the world. In their native New Zealand, BEASTWARS is being heralded as one of their best new bands. Already receiving a nomination at the NZ Music Awards for "Best Rock Album", Beastwars have set their sites on the rest of the globe and will be touring heavily worldwide in support of the album's release.