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Steak ‘Corned Beef Colossus’ CDEP/DD 2013

15th July 2013 at 9:14 am

Steak

Following on from the comic book narrative of 2012 debut EP ‘Disastronaught’, Steak are back with the mighty ‘Corned Beef Colossus’. Recorded in a bomb shelter in Sweden, no less, and mixed and recorded by Oskar Cedermalm and Niklas Källgren of Truckfighters , this…
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Mexicoma – S/T – LP/DD 2013

14th July 2013 at 9:02 am

Mexicoma - S/T

The Swedish stoners have been around the busy Umea scene for quite a few years now, but it has taken until Mexicoma now to bring out their first album proper. Offering quite a minimal sound but still cutting loose occasionally, the band spend each…
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Goatess – S/T – CD/LP/DD 2013

25th June 2013 at 8:58 am

Goatess - ST

I know what you’re thinking, I had exactly the same thought, “Oh fuck, another bloody ‘Goat’ band”, but stop right there, if I were to tell you that Goatess feature the vocal talents of one Christian ‘Chritus’ Lindersson, formerly of Count Raven, Saint Vitus…
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Pet The Preacher ‘Short Stories: Papa Zen & Meet The Creature’ LP/DD 2013

4th June 2013 at 9:47 am

Pet The Preacher

Given the interest generated by last year’s highly rated concept debut album ‘The Banjo’, Copenhagen’s own power trio of Stoner rockers Pet The Preacher have chosen to combine their Pre and Post album EP releases into a full length package that helps chart where…
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Bacchus Baracus ‘Tales Of Worries, Woes And Whatever’ LP/DD 2013

30th April 2013 at 12:41 pm

Bacchus Baracus

Scotland is a pretty rock and roll kind of place. It’s not for no reason that Status Quo chose to record their celebrated live album in Glasgow…they know that the Scots love to kick arse!!! That’s where Bacchus Baracus come in…they too love to…
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Bevar Sea – S/T – CD/DD 2012

31st March 2013 at 8:17 am

Bevar Sea - S/T

These days heavy metal is a fully-fledged global phenomenon and I don’t know about everyone else, but I think that’s simply a fantastic thing in its own right. The very fact that acts like Bevar Sea – Bangalore, India’s premier exporters of an authentic…
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Deville ‘Hydra’ CD/DD 2013

13th March 2013 at 11:16 am

Deville

Back in 2008 I reviewed Deville’s “Come Heavy Sleep” album released on Belgian label Buzzville. It was a decent enough album but seemed to lack a certain something; call it grit, call it a fire in their belly, call it what you will but…
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Smoke Pilot – Live Demo 2012

21st February 2013 at 11:09 am

Smoke Pilot - Live Demo 2012

Some bands just have “it”. Whatever “it” is, that indefinable something that sets them apart as having something special. Now the list of bands that do have “it” is as long as your arm…and several other people’s and encompasses a multitude of genres so…
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Enos ‘All Too Human’ CD/LP/DD 2013

23rd January 2013 at 9:33 am

Enos

A couple of years ago I reviewed the first Enos release “Chapter 1” and was immediately impressed by their blend of space rock and Orange Goblin style stoner metal. Aside from a few gigs they seem to have maintained a pretty low profile but…
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House Of Aquarius ‘The World Through Bloodred Eyes’ LP 2012

4th December 2012 at 8:55 am

House Of Aquarius ‘The World Through Bloodred Eyes’ LP 2012

The metal and hard rock worlds are seemingly overrun with record labels at the moment but Germany’s Electric Magic Records have donned the gloves and come out throwing some heavyweight punches so far with their initial batch of releases. The Heat album possessed enough…
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