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Truckfighters ‘Universe’ CD/LP/DD 2014

27th January 2014 at 8:05 am

Truckfighters

The most pertinent question on my mind as I prepared to strap myself in for a first blast across Truckfighters’ Universe is one that I’m sure will be shared by many fellow fuzz fiends across the globe: “How could this ever match up to…
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BONG To Release Their Fourth Album ‘Stoner Rock’ Via Ritual Productions

20th January 2014 at 11:54 am

Bong

BONG have summoned the tones of the elder gods with their epic new genre-defining album, ‘Stoner Rock‘, their fourth full-length release on Ritual Productions. BONG are the ultimate drone-lords of the cosmos and with ‘Stoner Rock‘ have rewritten the commandments of a genre as…
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Sons Of Huns ‘Banishment Ritual’ LP/DD 2013

14th December 2013 at 10:44 am

Sons Of Huns

Since forming in 2009, Sons Of Huns have been hard at work fighting to get themselves to stand out from the rather competitive music scene of Portland, Oregon. After ceaselessly playing every conceivable sort of music venue for a few years, Peter Hughes (Vocals,Guitar),…
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Ancient Warlocks – S/T – LP 2013

26th November 2013 at 8:42 am

Ancient Warlocks - S/T

It’s a risky business to start a new label in this current musical climate when so many people want something for nothing but the Lay Bare principal is a simple one…you want it you buy it. On vinyl!!! Getting Mos Generator on board for…
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Barbarian Fist – Demo 2013

17th November 2013 at 10:16 am

Barbarian Fist - Demo 2013

I will be the first to admit that I can be rather shallow and one dimensional when I want to be. As much as I try not to be, I find myself more and more being one of those ‘I know what I like,…
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Samsara Blues Experiment ‘Waiting For The Flood’ CD/LP/DD 2013

15th November 2013 at 10:01 am

Samsara Blues Experiment

‘Innovative” is a word that is bandied about far too readily these days, particularly in the context of new music. It’s almost as if for something to be good, by definition it must be innovative. Cue Samsara Blues Experiment’s new record ‘Waiting For The…
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Gonga ‘Concrescence’ CD/LP/DD 2013

11th November 2013 at 9:05 am

Gonga ‘Concrescence’

If ever a band deserves kudos for sheer dogged persistence and durability it has to be Bristol’s own stoner doom veterans Gonga. It has been an astonishing 15 years since the Elgie brethren of George on guitar and Tom on drums started the band…
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Red Fang ‘Whales And Leeches’ CD/LP/DD 2013

7th October 2013 at 9:02 am

Red Fang

Portland’s finest band have emerged from two mindblowingly good albums that harken back to the likes of early Torche yet with slightly more kick from the proverbial guitar-rodeo. After the success of Murder the Mountains and their self-titled first album, Red Fang are back…
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88 Mile Trip – S/T – Digital EP 2013

7th September 2013 at 10:45 am

88 Mile Trip

Stoner rock can be a double edged sword really, for example take the bio for 88 Mile Trip where it says… ‘The groundwork for 88 Mile Trip was laid down in late 2012 when Hugo and Darin, who were jamming across the hall from…
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Borracho ‘Oculus’ LP/DD 2013

3rd September 2013 at 9:10 am

Borracho

Borracho have been making waves in the Stoner scene for the last couple of years, and it’s easy to see why. Great riffs, strong vocals, and the kind of working ethic you’d expect to see from an office worker in Tokyo. Since the release…
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