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THE WELL To Unleash Debut Album Samsara This September; New Track Mortal Bones Available To Stream

31st July 2014 at 3:54 pm

The Well

With a progressive sound that stems from a nostalgic desire to blend different musical styles as diverse as Joy Division and Blue Cheer, Austin-based power trio THE WELL redefine heavy rock by merging massive riffs with sophisticated melodies. The group blossomed when guitarist/vocalist Ian Graham…
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DESERT AGE: New Video Teaser Unveiled Featuring Alfredo Hernández

31st July 2014 at 11:53 am

Desert Age

It was recently announced that a new feature length documentary, Desert Age, focusing on the extended history and now legacy of the Desert / Stoner Rock scene, is in the making, and now, the crew behind the film have released a new teaser video…
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BRIMSTONE COVEN: New Cosmic Hymn From Retro/Doom Metal Sorcerers Now Playing At Revolver; Release Day Draws Near

31st July 2014 at 11:24 am

Brimstone Coven

As retro doom metal sorcerers, BRIMSTONE COVEN, prepare for the official unveiling of their self-titled full-length and inaugural release for Metal Blade Records, today Revolver Magazine summons forth the cosmic echoes of Children Of The Sun. Spawned in Wheeling, West Virginia in 2011, BRIMSTONE…
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BASTARD OF THE SKIES & GRIMPEN MIRE: Two New Psalms From Crushing Split Sullying The Airwaves Of Decibel

31st July 2014 at 11:02 am

Bastard Of The Skies / Grimpen Mire - Split Artwork

Decibel Magazine celebrates the soul-crushing split offering from two of the most volatile volume peddlers of the UK’s underground doom/sludge/noise community: BASTARD OF THE SKIES and GRIMPEN MIRE. Released via Manchester-based Future Noise Recordings, the seven-track split offers up new frothy psalms of creeping…
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Earthling Society ‘England Have My Bones’ LP/CS/DD 2014

31st July 2014 at 10:38 am

Earthling Society

How’s about some roaring pagan magick-music to wet your summertime whistle? Earthling Society’s long-delayed platter of lysergic love-cookies (four of them) comes dusted with the musical equivalent of popping candy. Of course, like all good med-heads, they’re into the classic Teutonic grooves of Can…
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John Gallow ‘Violet Dreams’ CD/DD 2014

31st July 2014 at 10:29 am

John Gallow

Rochester, NY native John Gallo has flown essentially under the radar despite his pivotal role as guitarist and creative mastermind behind seminal doom act Orodruin and almost singlehandedly hacking his way through horror rock heaven under the moniker Blizaro; it’s a shame, because a…
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JOHN GARCIA Announces European Solo Tour In November & December 2014!

30th July 2014 at 5:44 pm

John Garcia

If Rock’n’Roll is personified by the Stones and Pop music by the Beatles, then Stoner was born with Kyuss. From the heavy, suffocating, arid Coachella Valley and the mystic Californian Desert around, came this legendary band 25 years ago – reaching definitive cult status…
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MY BROTHER THE WIND: Details Of New LP From Swedish Cosmic Improv Rock Act Confirmed

30th July 2014 at 5:22 pm

My Brother The Wind - Photo by Karin Söderqvist

Sweden’s instrumental cosmic rock quartet, MY BROTHER THE WIND, is preparing for their third studio LP, Once There Was A Time When Time And Space Were One, to see release this Autumn via Free Electric Sound, the instrumental subdivision of The Laser’s Edge. Boasting…
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BLACKWOLFGOAT: Progressive Drone Project To Release New Full-Length Via Small Stone Recordings

30th July 2014 at 5:05 pm

Blackwolfgoat - Photo by JJ Koczan

Progressive drone project, BLACKWOLFGOAT, will release the fittingly titled Drone Maintenance full-length late next month via volume powerhouse, Small Stone Recordings. BLACKWOLFGOAT is the solo vessel of guitarist Darryl Shepard (Black Pyramid, The Scimitar, Hackman, Milligram, Roadsaw). Shepard’s previous two outings, 2010’s Dragonwizardsleeve and…
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YOB: Clearing The Path To Ascend CD Preorder Bundles Now Available; Release Day Looms

30th July 2014 at 4:39 pm

Yob - Photo by James Rexroad

Two years after leveling the expectations of critics and listeners alike with Atma, Portland doom bringers, YOB, prepare to unleash Clearing The Path To Ascend, an aptly titled album for what will undoubtedly be the crowning achievement for a band whose journey now nears…
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