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Los Angeles classic doom metal quintet Early Moods premiere new single »Blood Offerings«; US tour with Lucifer & Coven continues!

Cover photo by Rob Coons

Los Angeles, California based classic doom metal quintet Early Moods premiere their new single »Blood Offerings«, which was just released on November 10th, 2023 via RidingEasy Records.

»Blood Offerings« is available now on all streaming platforms!

Courtesy of RidingEasy Records:

The band was founded in 2015 by guitarist Eddie Andrade and vocalist/keyboardist Alberto Alcaraz after a few years of playing in thrash and death metal projects before the two realized that the classic doom that they’d grown up with was what they really wanted to explore. Going through a few lineup changes while delving deeper into the diverging influences that were calling, Early Moods arrived at the sound and lineup that grew their fanbase locally. The band soon captured the attention of German label Dying Victim Productions, who released their debut EP, »Spellbound« in 2020.

The band’s self-titled full-length debut (RidingEasy Records, 2022) is a marriage of classic underground doom like Candlemass, Witchfinder General, Pentagram, Trouble and Saint Vitus, paired with traditional “big box” heavy metal melodies and song structure. These two contrasting aesthetics may seem incongruous, but the skilled musicianship of Early Moods – some of whom have played music together since their early teens – manages to find the perfect balance between grit and gloss.

Early Moods is:
Oscar Hernandez – Guitar
Chris Flores – Drums
Elix Feliciano – Bass
Alberto Alcaraz – Vocals
Eddie Andrade – Guitar

Photo by Estevan Oriol

Catch Early Moods on the road with Lucifer and Coven this month. Get tickets here!

Nov 11, Berkeley, The Cornerstone
Nov 13, Portland, Star Theater
Nov 14, Vancouver, Hollywood Theatre
Nov 15, Seattle, Substation
Nov 18, Denver, The Oriental Theater
Nov 19, Omaha, The Waiting Room
Nov 21, Minneapolis, Fine Line
Nov 22, Chicago, Bottom Lounge
Nov 24, Toronto, Lee’s Palace
Nov 25, Montreal, Le Studio TD
Nov 26, Cambridge, The Sinclair
Nov 28, Philadelphia, Underground Arts
Nov 29, New York, Le Poisson Rouge
Nov 30, Baltimore, Soundstage †

† Only Lucifer & Early Moods

Only Early Moods
Dec 1, Raleigh, Kings
Dec 2, Charlotte, Snug Harbor
Dec 3, Atlanta, Bogg’s Social & Supply
Dec 4, New Orleans, Toulouse Theatre
Dec 5, Lafayette, Freetown Boom Boom Room
Dec 6, San Antonio, Paper Tiger
Dec 7, Albuquerque, Sister Bar
Dec 9, Tucson, Club Congress

Bojan Bidovc // music enthusiast, promoter, misanthrop and sometimes a journalist as well

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