Windhand’s Dorthia Cottrell to release first solo record, tour – RVA release show in March

by | Feb 26, 2015 | MUSIC

Richmond born Windhand is known for their unique brand of doom/sludge metal, and their lead singer Dorthia Cottrell’s pipes usually guide the train through the fuzz.

Richmond born Windhand is known for their unique brand of doom/sludge metal, and their lead singer Dorthia Cottrell’s pipes usually guide the train through the fuzz. But Cottrell is going unplugged, releasing her first solo record, and heading out on tour this Spring, and we’re pretty pumped.

Check out her already successful single below:

Cottrell had received praise for some time, with NPR calling the songstress one who “channels the lonelier and darker side of Americana…her voice resides somewhere between Mark Lanegan’s husky howl and Lucinda Williams’ desperate heartache, with a breathier heft that gives me the vapors.”

We’re already pretty huge Windhand fans, and it’s always great to see an RVA artist make headlines.

Check out Cottrell at her record release party at Strange Matter on March 22nd, and or at one of her other stops on tour listed below.

Dorthia Cottrell Live Dates:
March 22 – Strange Matter – Richmond, VA (RECORD RELEASE)
April 29 – St. Vitus – Brooklyn, NY
May 5 – TBA – Marshall, NC #
May 6 – Crow and Quill – Asheville, NC #
May 7 – Poison Lawn – Knoxville, TN #
May 8 – tba – Nashville TV #
May 9 – Louisville, KY #
May 10 – Peoria Pizza Works, Peoria, IL #
May 11 – Liar’s Club – Chicago, IL #
May 12 – Cobra Lounge Chicago, IL #
May 13 – Afternoon In store at Indy CD & Vinyl #
May 14 – Night show at Melody Inn -Indianapolis, IN #
May 14 – Space Bar – Columbus, OH #
May 15 – Howler’s Coyote Café – Pittsburgh PA #
May 16 – Good Weekend – Allentown – PA #
May 17 – TBA – NYC #
May 18 – TBA – Philadelphia PA #
May 19 – Metro Gallery – Baltimore, MD #
May 20 – TBA – DC #
May 21 – TBA – Richmond #
June 14 – Suoni Festival – Montreal, QB

# – w/ Nate Hall

Brad Kutner

Brad Kutner




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