Thursday, January 4, 2018
The Watchers Announce New Album, SXSW Tour and Reveal New Album Art
2018 is lining up to be a big year for The Watchers.
Comprised of members of Sprial Arms, Orchid and the Venting Machine, The Watchers took the heavy underground by storm with 2017's Ripple Music release of their debut EP, Sabbath Highway. The end of the year saw the band hunkering down in the studio to record their masterful follow-up full-length LP, Black Abyss, which was mixed by the legendary mixer/producer, Max Norman of Ozzy Osbourne/Megadeth fame.
With the new album due to hit streets March 9, The Watchers plan on hitting the road for a massive SXSW 2018 Tour, starting at RippleFest II in San Francisco on Feb 3rd, and anchored by their performance at the first ever, Ripple Music Official SXSW Showcase on March 16th, where they'll play along with labelmates Mothership, Wo Fat, Freedom Hawk, Blackwulf (with special guest Geof O'Keef (Pentagram, Bedemon) and Steak.
Album art provided by the amazing Kiren Bagchee, and Ripple Music is proud to release the first glimpse of it below.
New single and video to be released soon. Stay tuned, as 2018 lines up to be the year of The Watchers.