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Weedeater (Stoner Sludge)


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Latest news: Tue, Jan 22 2019, WEEDEATER

Latest release: "Goliathan"

Release date: Mon, May 18 2015, US Tue, May 19 2015

Southern stoner metallers WEEDEATER have kicked off their US tour supporting CORROSION OF CONFORMITY on January 19. Find the full list of remaining tour dates listed below.


22 Jan 19 Denver, CO (US) Gothic Theater
24 Jan 19 Phoenix, AZ (US) Crescent Ballroom
25 Jan 19 Las Vegas, NV (US) Fremont Country Club
26 Jan 19 San Diego, CA (US) Brick By Brick
27 Jan 19 Los Angeles, CA (US) Teragram Ballroom
29 Jan 19 San Francisco, CA (US) Slims
31 Jan 19 Portland, OR (US) Hawthorne Theater
01 Feb 19 Seattle, WA (US) Neumos
02 Feb 19 Vancouver, BC (CA) Rickshaw Theater
04 Feb 19 Edmonton, AB (CA) Starlite Room
05 Feb 19 Calgary, AB (CA) Marque
07 Feb 19 Winnipeg, MB (CA) Park Theater
08 Feb 19 Minneapolis, MN (US) Fine Line
09 Feb 19 Chicago, IL (US) Bottom Lounge
10 Feb 19 Flint, MI (US) Machine Shop
12 Feb 19 Cleveland, OH (US) Beachland Ballroom
13 Feb 19 New York City, NY (US) Gramercy Theater

WEEDEATER are touring in support of their latest release 'Goliathan', which is still available in 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 vocalist Dixie Dave 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
Wed, Mar 06 2019 US Savannah, GA The Jinx +ASG +Toke +Beitthemeans
Thu, Mar 07 2019 US Charlotte, NC The Rabbit Hole +ASG +Toke +Beitthemeans
Fri, Mar 08 2019 US Jacksonville, FL Nighthawks +ASG +Toke +Beitthemeans
Sat, Mar 09 2019 US Tampa, FL Coppertail Brewery +ASG +Toke +Beitthemeans
Tue, Mar 12 2019 US Lafayette, LA Freetown Boom Boom Room +ASG +Toke +Beitthemeans
Wed, Mar 13 2019 US Austin, TX Lost Well +ASG +Toke +Beitthemeans
Thu, Mar 14 2019 US Little Rock, AR Whitewater Tavern +ASG +Toke +Beitthemeans
Fri, Mar 15 2019 US Atlanta, GA Masquerade +ASG +Toke +Beitthemeans
Sat, Mar 16 2019 US Columbia, SC New Brookland Tavern +ASG +Toke +Beitthemeans
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