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Mondo Drag ‘The Occultation Of Light’ LP/CD/DD 2016

7th March 2016 at 7:03 pm

Mondo Drag

Settle back on your leopard print bean bag, grab a blotter paper sized tab of lysergic acid, turn on your lava lamp and pry open your third eye as former Iowan (and now Oakland, California) residents Mondo Drag look to drag you out of…
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Monolord ‘Vænir’ CD/LP/DD 2015

4th June 2015 at 7:11 pm

Monolord

Gothenburg, Sweden’s Monolord slammed downtown into Doomtown last year with their 2014 debut Empress Rising. The trio, comprising ex-Marulk and Rotten Sound members in the form of Thomas V Jäger (Guitars, Vocals and great surname), Mika Häkki (Bass and a solid 8/10 name-a-like for…
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MONOLORD: Return With New Album ‘Vaenir’ via RidingEasy Records; UK & European Tour Dates with Salem’s Pot

17th February 2015 at 8:01 pm

Monolord band shot

Initially formed as a side project in 2013 out of the ashes of Swedish bands Marulk and Rotten Sound – comprising of guitar player and vocalist Thomas Jäger, drummer Esben Willems and bassist Mika Häkki – MONOLORD emerged as one of 2014’s heaviest, loudest…
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Slow Season ‘Mountains’ CD/LP/DD 2014

11th December 2014 at 10:52 am

Slow Season

Volcom liked them so much, they put Slow Season in their new commercial. The band from California is pretty much loved by anyone it seems and rightly so, for they make a nice little bit of psychedelic rock on their new album Mountains. We’re…
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The Picturebooks ‘Imaginary Horse’ CD/LP/DD 2014

2nd December 2014 at 10:32 am

The Picturebooks

Bands like the White Stripes and The Black Keys have a lot to answer for. In their wake it seems to have become acceptable to dispense with the services of a bass player and mine the delta blues for all its worth. Well, The…
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SLOW SEASON: New Album ‘Mountains’ Out Today; Full Stream Now Available

11th November 2014 at 6:41 pm

Slow Season

Press “play” on SLOW SEASON‘s second full-length album Mountains, and you might just forget what era you’re in. It could very well be the sixties, seventies, or now. It almost doesn’t matter though because this is hypnotic, heavy, and howling rock ‘n’ roll that…
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Californian Rockers SLOW SEASON Premiere New Track ‘Damo’s Days’; ‘Mountains’ Released On 11th November

30th October 2014 at 3:51 pm

Slow Season

Press “play” on SLOW SEASON‘s second full-length album Mountains, and you might just forget what era you’re in. It could very well be the sixties, seventies, or now. It almost doesn’t matter though because this is hypnotic, heavy, and howling rock ‘n’ roll that…
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THE PICTUREBOOKS: New Album ‘Imaginary Horse’ Out Now & Full Stream Available; Euro Tour Continues

10th October 2014 at 7:33 pm

The Picturebooks

It’s not surprising that THE PICTUREBOOKS recorded their 2014 album, Imaginary Horse, in the same garage where they regularly refurbish and repair motorcycles and choppers. The German duo – Fynn Claus Grabke (vocals, guitar) and Philipp Mirtschink (drums) – capture a raw, rich, and…
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The Well ‘Samsara’ LP/CD/DD 2014

25th September 2014 at 9:44 am

The Well

Listen, let me tell you something that may surprise you, considering who I write for – as a rule, I don’t much like Retro/Stoner Rock. Sure, I like Kyuss, Clutch and a handful of ‘next level’ exemplars of the form, but the vast majority…
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THE WELL Stream Entire Debut Samsara On Roadburn; Album Out Now Via RidingEasy Records

23rd September 2014 at 8:06 pm

The Well

Inspired by early ’70s psych, heavy rock, blues and proto-metal, THE WELL has created a sound that reflects doom, punk and horror all rolled together into one ghostly rock soundtrack. Their full-length debut Samsara is their strongest collection of songs to date. Produced by Mark…
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