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Kadavar ‘Berlin’ CD/LP/DD 2015

21st September 2015 at 7:00 pm

Kadavar 'Berlin'

German stoner/prog proto-metallers Kadavar have been running an unofficial campaign for world ‘flower-power’ domination since they arrived on the scene with 2012’s self titled debut; pulling from a kick ass rock n’ roll grab bag with amped up tentacles, they’ve crafted a sound equal…
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Graveyard ‘Innocence & Decadence’ CD/LP/DD 2015

15th September 2015 at 6:35 pm

Graveyard

Starting from very humble beginnings, Sweden’s bluesy rock quartet Graveyard have grown significantly in stature over the past few years, thanks to their no nonsense live shows and spirited studio output. Now a recognisable name on the very hit and miss, but undeniably massive,…
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Blues Pills – S/T – CD/LP/DD 2014

20th August 2014 at 10:32 am

Blues Pills - S/T

Blues Pills previous EP, Devil Man proved to be a tantalising glimpse of what this quite extraordinary band is capable of. Like a dealer, they gave a taste of what they could do and got us hooked. The weight of expectation around this debut…
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Kadavar ‘Live In Antwerp’ CD/LP/DD 2014

6th August 2014 at 9:56 am

Kadavar

I’m not going to lie; I’m a tad confused as to which way to go with this release. On the one hand, I’m a big Kadavar fan. I think they’re great. With their huge, strident riffs, enviable beards, the truly organic feel to their…
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BLUES PILLS: Vocalist Elin Larsson Discusses The Tracks Off The Band’s New Self-Titled Album

8th July 2014 at 10:53 am

Blues Pills - Photo by Linda Akerberg

The enchanting multicultural retro-rock 4 piece BLUES PILLS are set to unleash their new self-titled album on the 28th of July and in anticipation of the release, vocalist Elin Larsson has recorded a track by track clip for the album, featuring snippets of each…
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Multicultural Rock Band BLUES PILLS To Release Self-Titled Debut On August 5th Via Nuclear Blast

29th June 2014 at 12:20 pm

Blues Pills - Photo by Linda Akerberg

Örebro, Sweden-based blues rock force BLUES PILLS will release its debut LP Blues Pills on August 5 via Nuclear Blast Records. The stunning young American-Swedish-French quartet, featuring vocalist Elin Larsson, drummer Cory Berry, bassist Zack Anderson and 17- year-old guitar phenom Dorian Sorriaux, are…
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German Proto-Metal Power Trio KADAVAR Announces North American Headlining Tour

11th March 2014 at 2:52 pm

Kadavar - Photo by Nahini Van Der Meer

Berlin psychedelic hard rock trio KADAVAR has announced a North American headlining tour, set to kick off on April 4 in Houston, TX. The scheduled five week trek — presented by Scion AV — will see the band take the stage in 25 major…
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Grand Magus ‘Triumph And Power’ CD/LP/DD 2014

11th February 2014 at 9:46 am

Grand Magus

As Sweden becomes the epicentre for modern heavy metal bands it seems that everyone wants to be donning denim and digging out their vinyl. Long running Grand Magus have being making a quite gradual transformation from their ‘stoner’ doom routes into typical swords and…
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The Vintage Caravan ‘Voyage’ CD/LP/DD 2014

3rd February 2014 at 10:27 am

The Vintage Caravan

The Vintage Caravan is the latest of Nuclear Blast’s 1970s revivalist bands, a young, longhaired power trio hailing from Iceland. One look at the psychedelic, spacey artwork for their debut offering ‘Voyage’ should be enough to give a pretty good idea of what this…
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Orchid ‘The Zodiac Sessions’ CD/10″/LP 2013

24th January 2014 at 9:11 am

Orchid

Do you remember Black Sabbath? I don’t mean the new/old reunion that released one of 2013’s best metal records. I mean the classic Sabbath, who with ‘Master Of Reality’ essentially defined doom with every classic element. Orchid remember them. Boy do they remember them……
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