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Origin Richmond, Virginia, United States
Years active 2008–present
Labels Forcefield Records (2010–2013) Relapse Records 2013–present)
Associated acts Alabama Thunderpussy
Members Dorthia Cottrell
Parker Chandler
Garrett Morris
Ryan Wolfe
Past members Nathan Hilbish
Jeff Loucks
Asechiah Bogdan

Windhand is an American doom metal band formed in Richmond, Virginia, in 2008.[2] Currently signed to Relapse Records,[3] Windhand released their most recent album, Grief's Infernal Flower in October 2015. The album peaked at #16 on the Billboard Hard Rock Albums chart, #7 on the Billboard Heatseekers Chart[4] and was named the 17th-best album of 2015 by Consequence of Sound.[5]


The band formed in 2009, and in 2010, released a two song demo titled Practice Space Demo. The band signed onto Forcefield Records and in 2011 recorded their eponymous debut album, released in 2012. Bassist Nathan Hilbish left the band and was replaced by Parker Chandler on bass. Shortly after, the band left Forcefield and then signed to Relapse Records, in which they released their second album Soma in 2013. They also did a split with the band Cough titled Reflection of the Negative. In 2014, the band released a live album titled Live at Roadburn 2014 and another split with the band Salem's Pot and, in 2015, with Jack Endino as producer, they recorded and released their third album Grief's Infernal Flower.


Current members[edit]

Former members[edit]



Studio albums[edit]

  • Windhand (Forcefield Records, 2012)
  • Soma (Relapse Records, 2013) #24 Billboard Heatseekers Albums[6]
  • Grief's Infernal Flower (Relapse Records, 2015) #7 Billboard Heatseekers Albums, #17 Billboard Tastemaker Albums, #16 Billboard Hard Rock Albums, #39 Billboard Rock Albums[7]



Live albums[edit]


  1. ^ Walschots, Natalie Zina. "Windhand Soma". Exclaim!. Retrieved 17 June 2018. 
  2. ^ "WINDHAND". WINDHAND. Retrieved 2 December 2015. 
  3. ^ "WINDHAND "Grief's Infernal Flower" - OUT NOW". Relapse Records. Retrieved 2 December 2015. 
  4. ^ "Windhand". Retrieved 2 December 2015. 
  5. ^ "Top 50 Albums of 2015". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2 December 2015. 
  6. ^ "Windhand". Retrieved 2 December 2015. 
  7. ^ "Windhand". Retrieved 2 December 2015. 

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