News•June 13, 2016 11:34 AM ET•2,264 views
Century Media Records signs Motorowl
Official press release: True talent can be found anywhere: from black metal in China, NWOBHM worship in Peru, to crushing death in Indonesia. However, brilliant psychedelic doom rock that easily competes with today's high international standards from Thuringia, a state in eastern Germany, is still quite a surprising discovery though the region is renowned for its diverse music scene. Now, Century Media Records proudly presents the young quintet, Motorowl. Formed in 2014 when most of its band members were not even twenty years old, Motorowl quickly developed a heavy sound blessed with fabulous riffs, great vocal melodies, and a grinding Hammond organ on top. Think Spiritual Beggars or Uriah Heep on a bad acid trip. Think 70's inspired, damn heavy hard rock with a contemporary, gloomy twist. Created with pure passion and incredible, mature song-writing skills, the band's debut, Om Generator was co-produced by Fabian Hildebrandt (of label mates Deserted Fear) and the mighty Dan Swanö handling mix and mastering duties. Dan Swanö: "Amazing mixture of stoner and 70's hard rock executed with finesse. I had an amazing time mixing their songs, that always seemed to take a turn towards the unexpected." Fabian Hildebrandt: "Congratulations to my buddies from Motorowl! It does say something, when a band goes from a rancid rehearsal room in Gera straight away to touring with Bombus, and even manages to convince a label as renowned as Century Media . I still remember vividly, how they asked me to record their album. Initially, I was rather critical, but after I saw them live I immediately knew that I HAD TO. Stunning... extremely young, no idea about nothing, yet insanely talented! Motorowl are a true rock band and I am curious to see, where the future journey of Daniel, Martin, Max, Tim and Vinz will take them." Motorowl has shared the stage with Jex Thoth, Path Of Samsara, and toured with Sweden's Bombus, perfecting their unique live experience and even catching the attention of Germany's Visions Magazine who predicted early on it would not take long until they got signed. Om Generator will be released worldwide through Century Media Records on August 26th, 2016.
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