LOINCLOTH Featuring CONFESSOR Members: New Album Due In January

LOINCLOTH, the Virginia/North Carolina-based instrumental metal band featuring CONFESSOR drummer Steve Shelton and bassist Cary Rowells along with guitarist Tannon Penland, will release its new album, "Iron Balls Of Steel", in January via Southern Lord Records. The 16-song effort was recorded at Desolation Row in Raleigh, North Carolina by Greg Elkins. The cover art is being handled by Richmond, Virginia artist Doug Dobey.

In related news, GAUCHISTE, the heavy, ambient trio of featuring Penland, Tomas Phillips and Craig Hilton, will release its debut self-titled album on November 15 via Little Black Cloud Records. The effort is being mastered by James Plotkin (KHANATE, SCORN, LOTUS EATERS) and will be made available as a very small run of vinyl/CDs.

CONFESSOR will perform at the Maryland Deathfest X festival, set to take place May 24-27, 2012 at Sonar in Baltimore.


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