Hi Dorthia! Firstly, thank you very much for finding the time to do this interview! It is much appreciated! Thanks for wanting to talk with me. Most people recognize your name from Windhand. What has your experience been with the band since you joined? I am a lucky girl and
For fans of heavy music, the name Dorthia Cottrell is definitely familiar. The singer of the uber doom metal act Windhand has offered some of the most transcending vocal deliveries in all the releases from the band, from their self-titled full-length, the insane split with fellow doomsters Cough, to the
So what band put out one of the most original albums of 2014? I’m about to tell you: the DREADLORDS, whose record Death Angel is out now on Not Just Re-Li-Gious Music. This band has put out this off the chain visual for their track “Dreadlords Cometh,” which you can
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