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Deville ‘Make It Belong To Us’ CD/LP/DD 2015

13th November 2015 at 7:55 pm

Deville

It’s hard to believe it’s been nearly 15 years since the death of Bay Area label Man’s Ruin Records – the underground repository for all things rock; psych, stoner, space, whatever – some of the heaviest hitting bands of the past couple of decades…
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Witchrider ‘Unmountable Stairs’ CD/LP/DD 2014

21st April 2015 at 7:11 pm

Witchrider

Formed in 2012 and hailing from Austria, Witchrider clearly love bands such as Queens of the Stone Age, Soundgarden, Kyuss, and Black Sabbath, and what they offer us is that fuzzy, heavy rock that makes you want to bang your head like there’s no…
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Karma To Burn ‘Arch Stanton’ CD/LP/DD 2014

5th September 2014 at 10:19 am

Karma To Burn

There are some bands who like to spout off in the press constantly for attention and others who are less quote happy; West Virginia’s hard hitting instrumental Desert Rock stalwarts Karma To Burn are content to quite literally let their music do the talking…
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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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DESERT AGE: Feature Length Documentary About The History & Legacy Of Desert/Stoner Rock; IndieGoGo Campaign Live

28th July 2014 at 11:02 am

Desert Age

The origins of bands like Queens of the Stone Age, Eagles of Death Metal, Kyuss and Fu Manchu are just a few names in a seemingly infinite list of “Desert” bands that a new documentary on the subject seeks to explore. Desert Age attempts…
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HORNSS ‘No Blood, No Sympathy’ LP 2014

9th May 2014 at 10:42 am

HORNSS

I don’t know if it’s the sunshine after the days of torrential rain here or maybe because it’s Friday, but this is what I needed to hear! HORNSS does not beat around the bush, this is high octane, beer drinking music! There is a…
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Hotel Wrecking City Traders ‘Ikiryo’ LP/DD 2014

23rd April 2014 at 10:48 am

Hotel Wrecking City Traders

ISIS – simples. Pelican – simples. Botch – simples. But then I guess there’s always got to be someone to bang the awkward-band-name drum hasn’t there? Hotel Wrecking City Traders have got not just my mind but also my tongue twisted into a confused…
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XII Boar ‘Truck Stop Baby’ 7″ 2014

7th April 2014 at 10:24 am

XII Boar

Breaker 1/9, Breaker 1/9! Those filthy-riffing, sludge-swilling swine XII Boar (read: Twelve Boar) are back and slopping at the groove-infested trough once again with a brand new 7” single! The Hampshire trio, comprised of hobo-with-a-guitar frontman Tommy Hardrocks, beanpole bassist Adam “Bad-Dog” Thomas and…
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Mars Red Sky ‘Stranded In Arcadia’ CD/LP 2014

2nd April 2014 at 8:51 am

Mars Red Sky

There are those albums you just know are going to be good from the opening seconds of the initial spin. This is one of them. Following their acclaimed self titled debut, Mars Red Sky brings us ‘Stranded In Arcadia’, a psych/blues rock opus with…
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Bong ‘Stoner Rock’ CD/LP/DD 2014

31st January 2014 at 9:26 am

Bong

Newcastle-based stoner rock collective Bong have unleashed their latest alb… oh, wait – let me try that again. With their audaciously titled fourth album ‘Stoner Rock‘, drone druids Bong have opened a dialogue on the usefulness and accuracy of broad genre definitions, and taken…
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