Pilgrim to headline Stoner Hands of Doom Fest

Posted by metalrocker on Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 8:37 PM (PST)

Following a gig at Denmark’s Heavy Days In Doomtown, Rhode Island-based doom metal band Pilgrim are headlining edition of The Stoner Hands of Doom Fest.

Set to take place August 30 through September 2 at El n Gee Club in New London, Connecticut, Pilgrim will appear alongside Earthride, Revelation, When The Deadbolt Breaks and more.  Festival.

Comments drummer Krolg Splinterfist:

“Playing in Scandinavia was a great honor. The first ever Heavy Days in Doomtown festival was a massive success and Pilgrim is proud to have been a part of something that will surely become a chief ceremony for all lovers of music that is slow and heavy. Hails to all of the promoters and organizers who made our shows in the area a possibility! We will return sooner than later! Pilgrim looks into the future with great eagerness. The Stoner Hands of Doom festival has a long history in the New England doom metal community and we are prepared to add our name to the long list of bands that have glorified this fest. We are privileged and honored to be headlining the bill with the legendary Revelation, who has been an inspiration to many modern doom bands, ourselves included.”

In addition to their stint on SHoD, Pilgrim will bring their dirge to the stage of Brooklyn this Friday at Saint Vitus with fellow doom metal band Witch Mountain.

The band’s most recent album, Misery Wizard, was released January 31st, 2012 via Metal Blade Records.

PILGRIM Upcoming Dates

6/8/2012 Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, NY

8/31/2012 SHoD @ El N Gee Club – New London, CT


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