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Orchid Announce New Drummer

San Francisco-based classic doom metallers ORCHID have parted ways with drummer Carter Kennedy. The split happened last July after the band had returned home from Europe. ORCHID would like to thank Carter for his contributions to their 2 full lengths, 4 EPs, and numerous live concerts and tours and wish him all the best in his future musical… Read more »


San Francisco-based classic doom metallers ORCHID have released the official lyric video for the title track of the band’s brand new EP Sign Of The Witch which will be released July 17 via Nuclear Blast Records.  Watch the official lyric video for “Sign Of The Witch” on theNuclear Blast Youtube channel: Guitarist Mark Thomas Baker… Read more »

Orchid – Into that Lunatic Fringe

Orchid are a band who are made up of four individuals who not only play rock n’roll the way that is natural to them and provides great gratification for each of them, but it was always intended to be fun with maybe family and friends getting to hear what they came up with.  When you… Read more »

Orchid – “The Mouths of Madness” CD release show @ Slim’s

San Francisco’s native doom bringer, Orchid, headline its album release show Friday, July 19th at Slim’s. The group’s latest opus, “The Mouths of Madness,” was released through Nuclear Blast Records, bringing their hard rock, doom vibe to a new level of intensity on this label debut. The instrumental recordings of “The Mouths of Madness” were… Read more »

ORCHID – The Mouths of Madness

Not to be confused with a ‘screamo’ style band that split up back in 2002, this San Francisco based band grab their influences from the dark corners of the seventies rock music scene.  We’re talking about bands like the mighty Black Sabbath or Crow for example.  If you’ve heard Capricorn already, then you’ll be thrilled… Read more »