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Weedeater (Stoner Sludge)


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Latest news: Tue, Mar 06 2018, WEEDEATER

Latest release: "God Luck And Good Speed"

Release date: Mon, Jan 26 2015, US Tue, Jan 27 2015

WEEDEATER have announced a string of European shows starting with a unique special 'God Luck and Good Speed' show at the prestigious Roadburn Festival in Tilburg, the Netherlands on April 19th. The Southern smoked band will continue to inhale deeply in ten more European countries including the UK. A list of all confirmed shows can be viewed below.


19 Apr 18 Tilburg (NL) Roadburn Festival (Special Show)
20 Apr 18 Göteborg (SE) Truckstop Alaska
21 Apr 18 København (DK) Stengade
22 Apr 18 Katowice (PL) Mega Club
23 Apr 18 Budapest (HU) Robot
24 Apr 18 Wien (AT) Arena
25 Apr 18 München (DE) Backstage
26 Apr 18 Salzburg (AT) Rockhouse
27 Apr 18 Milano (IT) Kraken
28 Apr 18 Pescara (IT) Tube Cult Fest
30 Apr 18 Lyon (FR) Le Farmer
01 May 18 Nantes (FR) Le Ferrailleur
02 May 18 Köln (DE) Jungle
03 May 18 Leipzig (DE) Werk 2
04 May 18 Berlin (DE) Desertfest
05 May 18 London (UK) Desertfest
06 May 18 London (UK) Desertfest
07 May 18 Leeds (UK) Brudenell Social Club
08 May 18 Cardiff (UK) Clwb Ifor Bach
09 May 18 Manchester (UK) Rebellion
10 May 18 Glasgow (UK) The Audio
11 May 18 Bristol (UK) Thekla
12 May 18 Leffinge (BE) De Zwerver
13 May 18 Hannover (DE) Faust


Cover artwork and track list of 'God Luck and Good Speed' can be found below.



  1. God Luck And Good Speed
  2. Wizard Fight
  3. For Evan's Sake
  4. Alone
  5. $20 Peanut
  6. It Is What It Is
  7. Gimme Back My Bullets
  8. Weed Monkey
  9. Willow

'God Luck and Good Speed' can still be ordered in various formats from the Season of Mist shop

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Those infamous sludge outlaws WEEDEATER finally return with their long-awaited fifth full-length 'Goliathan'. Their new album marks the crossroads where true Southern rock and metal meet raw humour, old religion, as well as weed and whiskey. 'Goliathan' embodies the band's trademark shuffle and swagger at their fullest. Syrupy slow riffs are buoyed by canyon-deep bass and some of the hardest-hitting drumming since Keith Moon. Full-on bruisers such as "Cain Enabler", "Claw of the Sloth", and the aptly-named "Bully" demonstrate that 'Goliathan' is delivering a vintage WEEDEATER and the soon-to-be gold standard of Southern sludge metal. At its founding, the band rose like a doobie phoenix out of the ashes of BUZZOV•EN. When the cult sludge act called it a day, bass player Dave "Dixie" Collins teamed up with guitarist Dave "Shep" Shepherd and founded WEEDEATER in the harbor town of Wilmington about the year 1998. Their crushing and massive first full-length ‘…and Justice for Y’all’ (2001) created an immediate buzz, while critics were struggling to put a tag on their sound. Nearly everybody agreed that stoner rock, doom, sludge and some crusty elements were part of the mix, which the band simply calls "weed metal". The debut was produced by renowned engineer Billy Anderson (EYEHATEGOD, NEUROSIS) as well as sophomore album ‘Sixteen Tons’ (2002). WEEDEATER went out to perform live with CORROSION OF CONFORMITY and ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY among others. After some detours of Dixie Dave, who played shortly with BONGZILLA and SOURVEIN, third album ‘God Luck and Good Speed’ hit the world in 2007 and shifted the band’s focus slightly towards the stoner side. The latest full-length ‘Jason… the Dragon’ got delayed when guitarist Shep lost a toe due to an incident with his favourite shotgun. When the sludge driven album finally came out in 2011, shows in the US and Europe cemented the band's reputation as a fierce live entity. After signing to Season of Mist, WEEDEATER reissued their full back-catalogue on their new label. Yet the Bible Belt state of North Carolina, USA remains a fertile ground for hemp and stoner rock. 'Goliathan' makes the South smoke again. Lean back and let this monster record blow your mind!


Name Instrument
Dixie Dave Bass, vocals
Shep Guitar, vocals
Travis T-Boogie Owen Drums

Releases Season of Mist



General information
: Mon, May 18 2015
: Tue, May 19 2015
: Weed Metal
: SOM355
: available


Jason... The Dragon

General information
: Mon, Feb 23 2015
: Tue, Feb 24 2015
: Stoner Sludge
: SOM324
: available


God Luck And Good Speed

General information
: Mon, Jan 26 2015
: Tue, Jan 27 2015
: Stoner Sludge
: SOM323
: available


Sixteen Tons

General information
: Fri, Sep 26 2014
: Tue, Sep 30 2014
: Stoner sludge
: SOM322
: available


And Justice For Y’All

General information
: Fri, Aug 29 2014
: Tue, Sep 02 2014
: Stoner Sludge
: SOM321
: available

Tour dates

Date Country Town Venue Other information
Fri, Apr 20 2018 SE Göteborg Truckstop Alaska
Sat, Apr 21 2018 DK København Stengade
Sun, Apr 22 2018 PL Katowice Mega Club
Mon, Apr 23 2018 HU Budapest Robot
Tue, Apr 24 2018 AT Wien Arena
Wed, Apr 25 2018 DE München Backstage
Thu, Apr 26 2018 AT Salzburg Rockhouse
Fri, Apr 27 2018 IT Milano Kraken
Sat, Apr 28 2018 IT Pescara Tube Cult Fest
Mon, Apr 30 2018 FR Lyon Le Farmer
Tue, May 01 2018 FR Nantes Le Ferrailleur
Wed, May 02 2018 DE Köln Jungle
Thu, May 03 2018 DE Leipzig Werk 2
Fri, May 04 2018 DE Berlin Desertfest
Sat, May 05 2018 UK London Desertfest
Sun, May 06 2018 UK London Desertfest
Mon, May 07 2018 UK Leeds Brudenell Social Club
Tue, May 08 2018 UK Cardiff Clwb Ifor Bach
Wed, May 09 2018 UK Manchester Rebellion
Thu, May 10 2018 UK Glasgow The Audio
Fri, May 11 2018 UK Bristol Thekla
Sat, May 12 2018 BE Leffinge De Zwerver
Sun, May 13 2018 DE Hannover Faust
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