Southern Lord Records

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Southern Lord
Southern Lord logo.gif
Founded April 1998
Founder Greg Anderson
Distributor(s) Caroline (United States), Southern (Europe)
Genre Doom metal
Stoner metal
Black metal
Hardcore punk
Drone metal
Crust punk
Country of origin United States
Location Los Angeles, California
Official website

Southern Lord is an American metal record label that was founded in 1998 by Greg Anderson.

Initially, Southern Lord specialized in what could broadly be classified as experimental heavy metal, particularly the slow-moving doom metal, stoner rock, and drone metal sub-genres. Some of the more notable artists on the label include Earth, Om, Goatsnake, Khanate, Pelican and Sunn O))), among others.

More recently, the label expanded its line-up to include artists from the black metal sub-genre, including releases by Twilight, Wolves in the Throne Room, Xasthur, and Striborg. They have also released albums by hardcore punk and crust punk bands like Burning Love and Wolfbrigade.


This is a list of the artists who have recorded for Southern Lord Records.

Current roster as of August 2014[edit]

Former bands, One-offs, etc.[edit]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]