Legendary cult rock act PENTAGRAM will play a very special set for the first Power Of The Riff – East festival on September 1 in Brooklyn, New York. The band will perform its Decibel magazine “Hall Of Fame” album, “Relentless”, in its entirety for the first time since the early 1980s. PENTAGRAM will also play other beloved songs spanning the group’s career, including tracks from their most recent album, “Last Rites”. The influential doom legends will also support DOWN in Phillaldephia and Maryland.
In other news, fans can finally get their hands on the PENTAGRAM documentary “Last Days Here”, winner of the “Best Music Documentary” at the International Documentary Film Festival. The film is available from Amazon.com, iTunes, Best Buy, and other online and physical retailers. “Last Days Here” is also available for viewing via Netflix (DVD and streaming).
PENTAGRAM‘s classic “Death Row”-era line-up and the band’s debut album, “Relentless” (1984), was inducted into Decibel magazine’s Hall of Fame in 2010. Guitarist Victor Griffin‘s invention of the “Drop B” tuning is first heard here. This heavy-handed hallmark went on to influence handfuls of players and defined a subgenre.