‘Midsummer Massacre’… The Cellar Bar, Galway (20/06/14) Posted: 19/06/2014 by Trevor McCormack

HexenHaus Promotions are delivering another night of Sludge/Prog/ Doom goodness this Friday June 20th at The Cellar Bar in Galway with the aptly titled ‘Midsummer Massacre Night’ with masters of brutal progressive metal – zhOra with Support from Tipperary’s ZYLUM and Conemara’s TEN TON SLUG.

zhora_2014zhOra‘s live set will feature material from 2012’s ‘Feet Nailed to The Ground’ And last years amazing ‘Almaz’zhOra are also working on new material as they have a new track completed called ‘Turmoil’ which will hopefully feature in this Friday’s live set.


zylum_2014ZYLUM will also be tearing up the Cellar with their unique blend of Blackened Atmospheric Doom featuring tracks from their latest ‘Isolated’ EP which was also features on our own ‘Irish Metal Archive’ four-way split album ‘Forth To The Fight’.


ten_ton_slugAlso Kicking off the show will be TEN TON SLUG. Their track ‘Godes Andsaca’ enjoyed numerous air plays on Both the ‘Cranium Titanium’ and ‘Bleeding Eardums’ Metal Radio shows. The band features founding members the Sullivan brothers, Seán and Mícheál, along with Doom veterans Ragas Raganaujantis and Adomas Trakumas. Coincidentally! Seán and Mícheál also fill out the line-up for Adam and Ragas’ mighty Doom juggernaut WEED PRIEST.

So, a great night to look forward too! And don’t forget to check out the merch stand where you can pick up t-shirts and CDs from all the bands playing.

Doors open at 9PM and admission is a very reasonable €3.

by Trevor McCormack