Thursday, April 19, 2018

James Leg - A Forest


Thursday, time to check out a tune for this weeks cover song!

"A Forest" is a song by the English alternative rock band THE CURE. Co-produced by Mike Hedges and THE CUREs Robert Smith, it was released as a single from the band's second album "Seventeen Seconds" on 8 April 1980.



"A Forest" tells a vague story of the pursuit of a girl in a forest, which ends in a loss. Many fans and critics regard this song in particular as a good example of THE CUREs unique sound.

This song is behind a famous incident. At the 1981 Werchter Festival in Belgium, The Cure were on before Robert Palmer and were just finishing their set. Robert Palmer, apparently getting a little pushy, tried to have his road crew hurry The Cure off the stage. Robert Smith responded by sassily informing the crowd that they couldn't play anymore, then played an extra-long 9-minute version of "A Forest." Bass player Simon Gallup put a stamp on the performance by shouting "F--k Robert Palmer" to a cheering crowd!


Today's cover of the tune "A Forest" made by JAMES LEG, a pretty remarkable version with distorted Hammond, the Clip is filmed live at Le Bootleg Bordeaux 03/11/2015, enjoy!


THE CURE play "A Forest" at the "Rock Werchter Festival" on july 2, 1981. This is the infamous "f***k Robert Palmer, f**k Rock and Roll" episode where the Cure were told they had to cut their set short, obviously not to the amusement of Robert Smith, Simon Gallup and Lol Tolhurst.


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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Blackwülf - Sinister Sides


The long-awaited third album from Bay Area dark, heavy rockers, BLACKWÜLF, featuring the fantastic guest lead guitar work of doom legend, Geof O'Keefe (PENTAGRAM/BEDEMON), who adds his chops to three tracks!

Employing the guitar pyrotechnics of Pete Holmes and the Banshee wail of Alex Cunningham, combined with a rhythm section for the ages, BLACKWÜLF bring out all the best of what is stoner/doom and pure heavy rock.

This is hard riffing doom rock with a great melodic touch!




A gorgeous gatefold LP with fractal art!

Pure Vintage Rock and Roll. Blackwulf’s new album is packed full of classic style riffing and hooks to keep you indulged for many future streams, spins, or whatever have you. Moments of this banger are straight up Stoner infused Doom, but Blackwulf managed to nail the vibes of several variations of rock and roll that can’t be pinpointed to just one band. Sinister Sides is a powerful collection of tracks that is probably considered their best release yet. Consider this a “must have” for Riff lovers!

Visit ripplemusic.bigcartel.com/products to order the album including the Limited Edition vinyl!

Today's tune is "Sinister Sides", the title tune of the new album, released Feb 23rd. Video shoot and Production: Scott Hester



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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Engel - Gallows Tree


Swedish metallers ENGEL released the first single "The Condemned" from the upcoming album “Abandon all Hope” on March 2nd and now it´s time for the follow up, “Gallows Tree”, watch and stream it below.

"Abandon All Hope" is the band's fifth upcoming studio album, which will be released on May 11.

Recorded and mixed at Crehate Studios in Gothenburg by Oscar Nilsson, Marcus Sunesson, Mikael Sehlin and Steve Drennan, together with musical director Niclas Engelin (also of IN FLAMES), "Abandon All Hope" was mastered at Panic Room by Thomas "Plec" Johansson. The collaboration was fruitful, resulting in what is probably ENGEL's strongest album to date.



Engelin comments: "When people hear this album, I think they're going to instantly know that it's the new ENGEL without us repeating the same song over and over, and that's something the band is incredibly proud of."

Today's tune "Gallows Tree", the video was directed by René U Valdes, enjoy!



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Monday, April 16, 2018

Earthless - Black Heaven


Monday, new week, time to introduce "Record Of The Week"

"Black Heaven" is the fifth studio album by the San Diego-based trio power trio, EARTHLESS. A band known for the instrumental jams thru out the years and now suddenly guitarist Isaiah Mitchell found out that he can do two things, play the guitar and sing, woohaa, and with drummer Mario Rubalcaba and bassist Mike Egington who adds a solid rhythms to the tunes. So with "Black Heaven" we get an EARTHLESS with a twist, nothing bad about it at all, on the contrary, it gives the music much more substance, a meaning, and facelift of an already classic band.



"Black Heaven" is a six tune album with full of mind-bending riffing, classic rock-influenced kraut with a light psychedelic atmosphere. The album opens up in a typical EARTHLESS style, improvised rock with the great album starter "Gifted by the Wind", melodic and catchy boogie, same formula is used on the next following songs "End to End" and "Electric Flame", as well as closer "Sudden End", the first single and video is the sub-two-minute punky "Volt Rush", a fast, full-power and all-go-down-hill tune. The title tune, "Black Heaven", starts with the ZEPPELIN alike intro, blending guitar riffs and soloing by Isaiah Mitchell. "Black Heaven" is a solid and well composed album with a great deal of spontaneity.

Nice looking Vinyl!


Sum: A boldness effort by EARTHLESS with "Black Heaven" ends up stronger than ever, don't miss this one!

Today's tune "Volt Rush" suites perfect as a week starter, enjoy!



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Sunday, April 15, 2018

The Allman Brothers Band - In Memory of Elizabeth Reed


Sunday, time for a classic.

"In Memory of Elizabeth Reed" is a song by the American group THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND. It first appeared on their second studio album, "Idlewild South" (1970), released on Capricorn Records. The song—a jazz-influenced instrumental was written by guitarist Dickey Betts, among his first songwriting credits for the group. Betts named the song after a headstone he saw in Rose Hill Cemetery in the band's hometown of Macon, Georgia. Multiple versions of the song have been recorded, with the version performed on the group's 1971 live album At Fillmore East generally considered the definitive rendition.

"In Memory of Elizabeth Reed" was inspired by a woman Betts was involved within the group's hometown of Macon, Georgia. She was the girlfriend of musician Boz Scaggs, with Betts later saying she "was Hispanic and somewhat dark and mysterious—and she really used it to her advantage and played it to the hilt." To cloak her identity, the song is named after a headstone Betts saw at the Rose Hill Cemetery, where band members often ventured in their early days to relax and write songs. A considerable legend developed about the song's genesis and what Betts was doing at the time, much of it fueled by a put-on interview band leader Duane Allman gave Rolling Stone. "Duane told some crazy shit about that graveyard. I don't wanna tell all, but that's the part that matters," Betts later said. For his part, vocalist Gregg Allman was candid about his experiences in the cemetery: "I'd be lying if I said I didn't have my way with a lady or two down there." The cemetery later became the final resting spot of Duane and Gregg Allman, along with bassist Berry Oakley.


This was the first original instrumental song by The Allman Brothers.

Betts wrote this is based on Miles Davis' "All Blues." While Davis had been incorporating elements of rock into his jazz, Betts used pieces of jazz for this rock instrumental. Jazz rhythms make excellent use of the two-drummer format the Allmans use. This is one of their live favorites. It usually evolves into a lengthy jam. At concerts, this was a showcase for Allman's drummers Jaimoe and Butch Trucks, who performed a drum solo at the end.

The live version on At Fillmore East takes up almost a whole side. Because of the extended jams, it became a double album, but the band insisted it is priced close to a single album.

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Saturday, April 14, 2018

The Age Of Truth - Caroline


THE AGE OF TRUTH is a band, a brotherhood, and a mission. Four brothers-in-arms from Philadelphia united in the singular pursuit of making the most honest heaviness this broken world can handle. As our modern lives bathe us in constant unraveling lies and deceptions, the truth in the heaviness they create makes them clean.

With a fully stocked arsenal of monotone riffs wrapped in a tone of honey-dipped Satan, THE AGE OF TRUTH blends fuzz and diesel fuel with elements of heavy blues, stoner rock, and psychedelia. A great album to spend an hour or two on a sunny afternoon.



Today's tune "Caroline" is taken from the debut album "Threshold" was released November 1, 2017. Enjoy!



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Friday, April 13, 2018

Ghost - Rats


The theatrical Swedish metal outfit GHOST have officially announced their fourth sacred psalm "Prequelle", the follow-up to 2015's "Meliora", is set to be released on June 1st via Loma Vista Recordings, see the pre-order details below.

This also marks the inaugural appearance of Cardinal Copia, the band's latest frontman appointed earlier this month. A brand new tune with a Roboshobo-directed music video for "Prequelle's" lead single, "Rats", see it below.




The "Prequelles" sinister artwork done by Zbigniew Bielak.



The Ultimate Prequelle Offering. Includes all limited edition music configurations and merchandise available exclusively in the Ghost Shop:

Limited Edition 3D Cover Red Smoke Colored Vinyl w/ 7”
feat two bonus tracks (“It’s A Sin” /“Avalanche”) w/ pullout poster Prequelle Cassette Tape.
Prequelle 8-Track Cartridge.
Rats 7” Die Cut Picturedisc.
Plague Mask.
“Possession" Enamel Pin.
Red Prequelle Tote.
Musical Eucharist Traveler / Pillbox (plays“Rats” clip upon opening).
Ghost Wordplay Magnet Set.
Prequelle Raglan.
Limited Edition 13x19 Gold Foil Poster on 14lb card stock.
"Beelzebub Ball" (magic 8-ball).

Check it up here!

There will be some cool colors released in Sweden,.check it out here!


Today's tune "Rats", taken from the upcoming fourth sacred psalm "Prequelle". The clip, which nods to everything from Michael Jackson's "Thriller" and Singing in the Rain, sees Cardinal Copia dancing in the streets of a bloody post-apocalyptic urban wasteland.



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Thursday, April 12, 2018

Glowsun - Behind The Moon


The French trio GLOWSUN did release their third studio album "Beyond The Wall Of Time" on June 26, 2015. The also released a video for the tune "Behind The Moon", see it below. I just love the spherical sound and tone on the new album, between enormous atmospheric compositions with pure rock riffs and psychedelic melodies perfectly intertwined into this scenery, it perfectly fits into the instrumental psychedelic rock realms.

On Saturday the 14th of April, they play live at Le Farmer, LYON France, with DUCKTAPE + HYPNOTIC DRIVE




GLOWSUN consists of:

Johan Jaccob (Guitar & sing)
Ronan Chiron (Bass)
Fabrice Cornille (Drums)

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Black Space Riders - Movements


"Amoretum Vol. 1", is the fifth BLACK SPACE RIDERS album. It was released January 26, 2018.

The internationally acclaimed predecessor "Refugeeum" brought the band renown with its mixture of thoughtful, sensitive themes and hard, atmospheric rock. Two years have passed since then, two years in which the world has not necessarily become a better place in the eyes of most people.

War, terror, displacement, destruction, rejection, and nationalism dominate the headlines. Or, as a wise little green fellow once said: “Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering”. “All you need is love”, countered the BEATLES in 1967. The response of BLACK SPACE RIDERS in 2018 is “Amoretum”, a made-up word comprising “Amor” and “Arboretum” to symbolize a protective garden and a germ seed of love. And so the new song cycle of BLACK SPACE RIDERS is all about the conflict between fear-hate-rejection-darkness on the one hand, and love-empathy-care-light on the other. For, how else should we overcome hate, if not with love? Musically, this conflict is consistently put into practice by a band that beats its own path and is constantly developing. The electronic experiments of the "Beyond Refugeeum" EP of 2016 have been reduced sonically and cleverly integrated into the powerfully sounding songs. Between fat, dirty riffs and trippy delays, everything that sounds good is allowed; the album is interspersed with a flowing groove throughout and an ever-present atmosphere that embraces the listener. Heavy, sometimes proggy, often psychedelic, always engaging and almost catchy and danceable, "Amoretum Vol. 1" takes us by the hand, shows us the dark side, and then wants to give us the hope back that we so often painfully miss.

The album flows from song to song as if from a single cast. The listener wonders after 45 minutes whether everything is really already over, and wants to go back to the beginning again immediately. But of course everything is not over after 45 minutes in the world of BLACK SPACE RIDERS. The band also announces a second chapter for 2018 ... AMORETUM Vol. 2 is waiting for us, while we take pleasure from Vol. 1 and patiently wait for the further work.

"Amoretum Vol. 1" is released on Vinyl (180G, incl. CD), CD (digisleeve) and download/stream.


BLACK SPACE RIDERS are:

JE - lead vocals, guitars, keys, piano, electronics
SEB - lead vocals, keys, percussion, electronics
C.RIP - drums, percussion
SLI - guitars
SAQ - bass guitar (until sept. 2017)
MEI - bass guitar (since june 2017)

Today's tune "Movements" is a single of "Amoretum Vol. 1", enjoy!


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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Gozu - Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat


On April 13th, Boston's rock/metal outfit GOZU will release their new album, "Equilibrium", via Blacklight Media Records. For a first preview of Equilibrium, the video for the new single "Ricky 'The Dragon' Steamboat" (directed by Tony Simone at Zenbeast Audio can be viewed below.

With roots in 60s psychedelia and classic rock, the fuzzy stoner riffs of the 70s, the grit of 90s grunge and the winning dirty rock n' roll that has in recent years made a resurgence, GOZU has been churning out killer records since 2009. With 2016's "Revival" they took their sound in a somewhat new and more aggressive direction, and in doing so, dropped the most compulsive, exciting and downright badass release of their career - and with "Equilibrium" they only raised the stakes and so far it sounds really bad ass.

"We wanted these songs to hit a nerve, make people shake their ass and enjoy simply being alive," says vocalist/guitarist Marc "Gaff" Gaffney, who founded the band with lead guitarist Doug Sherman.


Pre-order here, in the following formats:

--180g black vinyl + download card
--sky-blue marbled vinyl + download card (limited to 300 copies - USA exclusive)
--magenta marbled vinyl + download card (limited to 200 copies - USA exclusive)
--transparent petrol blue vinyl + download card (limited to 200 copies - EU exclusive)
--olive/black marbled vinyl + download card (limited to 200 copies - EU exclusive)
* exclusive bundles with a shirt, plus digital options are also available!
--CD



GOZU line-up:
Marc Gaffney - guitar and vocals
Joe Grotto - bass
Mike Hubbard - drums
Doug Sherman - lead guitar and sounds

Today's tune "Ricky `The Dragon´ Steamboat" taken from the upcoming album "Equilibrium", enjoy!



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Monday, April 9, 2018

Primordial - Exile Amongst The Ruins


Monday, time to introduce "Record Of The Week"

"Exile Amongst the Ruins", is the latest full-length album by Irish metal band PRIMORDIAL.
2018 marks the twenty-seventh year of the band's seminal career, and returning with their ninth full-length, "Exile Amongst the Ruins," they have lost none of their vitality.

Once again building upon their signature sound, the follow up to 2014's "Where Greater Men Have Fallen" is a more raw, "old school sounding" record than its predecessor. Hitting home with what vocalist A.A. Nemtheanga describes as "a direct energy" and wielding an urgency that is undeniable, the Irish quintet once again effortlessly blends elements of Celtic folk and black metal like no one else. Likewise, the evolution of their sound continues to be organic and unforced, ensuring that "Exile Amongst the Ruins" is essential listening for both their long-term faithful and those only now drawn into their world and they are one of the few bands that produce consistent, passionate, and sincere albums and "Exile Amongst the Ruins" is one of the strongest records so far.



"Exile Amongst the Ruins" clocks in at 1hr 5mins, all spread over 8 tunes. The album starts with "Nail Their Tongues", an intro of Sunday church clocks and Celtic acoustic guitar before the rest of the members joins. Fuzzy bass-lines and great played powerfully guitar riffs and Nemtheangas typical vocals to nail the last puzzle piece. "To Hell Or the Hangman" have a wonderful monotone melody that takes you away from the present time with it's galloping guitars and the energy that makes your heart pumping some extra bpm's. "Where Lie the Gods" slows down a bit, a tune where Nemtheangas vocal capacity gets some more space, around the complex atmospheric melody. The title track, "Exile Amongst the Ruins", a brilliant melancholic piece of music, see the video below. "Upon Our Spiritual Deathbed" is a mournful piece of music with soulful lyrics. "Stolen Years" is a beautiful slow and emotional piece with slow and scary shimmering guitars and very touching vocals. "Sunken Lungs" lets loose of the energy again with its rolling drums and the turbulent melody. The album closes up with the longest composition "Last Call", it begins quietly and slow with one laidback guitar and sparse drumming before the cup is overflowing, a strong end to an equally strong album that is well worth the time it might take to let it absorb in.

Sum: PRIMORDIAL have released a masterpiece, an emotional and perfectly crafted album that should get more attention and if I would give out scores then this would be 10/10.



One of the beautiful bundels to get.

PRIMORDIAL will be touring Europe this April, along with MOONSORROW and DER WEG EINER FREIHEIT, see all the dates below.

Today's tune is the title tune from "Exile Amongst the Ruins", the song is a simple story. "A soldier’s fate that has happened around the world many times and will continue to do so. It is set in Ireland about 100 years ago. Nothing more and nothing less. They are the Ghosts. We are the Ruins.” Enjoy!



Upcoming Heathen Crusade Tour with DER WEG EINER FREIHEIT and MOONSORROW

APR 12 THU Der Weg Einer Freiheit Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
APR 13 FRI 013 Tilburg, 06, Netherlands
APR 14 SAT Le Trabendo Paris, France
APR 15 SUN Der Weg Einer Freiheit Bruges, Flemish Region, Belgium
APR 16 MON Der Weg Einer Freiheit London, P5, United Kingdom
APR 17 TUE Kulturfabrik Esch-sur-Alzette Esch-Sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
APR 18 WED Z7 Konzertfabrik Pratteln, Etr, Switzerland
APR 19 THU Rockfabrik Ludwigsburg Ludwigsburg, Germany
APR 20 FRI Der Weg Einer Freiheit Leipzig, Germany
APR 21 SAT Der Weg Einer Freiheit Praha, Czech Republic
APR 22 SUN Collosseum club kosice Kosice, 03, Slovakia
APR 23 MON Der Weg Einer Freiheit Budapest, 05, Hungary
APR 24 TUE Szene Wien, Austria
APR 25 WED Backstage Halle Munich, Germany
APR 26 THU Colos-Saal Aschaffenburg, 02, Germany
APR 27 FRI Der Weg Einer Freiheit Bochum, 07, Germany
APR 28 SAT Hamburg (Altstadt), Germany
MAY 12 SAT Karmoygeddon Festival, Haugesund, Norway
MAY 26 SAT Tivoli Theatre Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
JUN 9 SAT Sweden Rock Festival Norje, Blekinge County, Sweden
AUG 10 FRI FESTIVAL AREA DE LANGE MUNTE Kortrijk, Flemish Region, Belgium
AUG 11 SAT De Lange Munte Courtrai, Belgium
AUG 12 SUN De Lange Munte Courtrai, Belgium

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Sunday, April 8, 2018

The Cramps - Human Fly


Sunday, time for a classic.

"Human Fly" is a tune by the American garage punk band THE CRAMPS, taken from the first 12" EP "Gravest Hits" by compiling both sides of their first two 1978 Vengeance singles, "Surfin' Bird" and "Human Fly", with an added fifth track, a cover version of "Lonesome Town". It was released in July 1979 on Illegal Records and I.R.S. Records. The tracks were all produced by Alex Chilton and recorded at Ardent Studios in Memphis in 1977. The EP's liner notes were credited to "Dr. J.H. Sasfy, Professor of Rockology, American Rock'n'Roll Institute, Washington D.C., U.S.A.". "Gravest Hits" is one of the first records of both the rockabilly revival and the psychobilly genres. The photograph on the back of the original sleeve, of the band in performance, was taken at the Palladium theater in New York.

"Human Fly" appeared in episode 4 of the UK ITV comedy drama series Married Single Other as Clint scaled four floors of a block of flats in Leeds to try to recover his relationship with Abbie. A cover version of the song by Hanni El Khatib also appeared in a Nissan television advertisement. Another cover version was recorded by the Serbian alternative rock band Supernaut on their 2006 album Eli.


THE CRAMPS were an American punk rock band formed in 1976 and active until 2009. The band split after the death of lead singer Lux Interior. Their line-up rotated much over their existence, with the husband-and-wife duo of Interior and lead guitarist and occasional bass guitarist Poison Ivy comprising the only permanent members. The addition of guitarist Bryan Gregory and drummer Pam Balam resulted in the first complete lineup in April 1976.


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Saturday, April 7, 2018

Ill Wicker - Twelve Men


The Swedish ILL WICKER, progressive folk. "Untamed" is the second album. A tastefully composed album with great written stories.

ILL WICKER music is from the 60's and 70's England, it could be a combo of the classic INCREDIBLE STRING BAND in a combination of COMUS. Most of the tunes have a kinda pace with smashing drums and violent violins. The last tune on the album "Min Levnads Afton"/"Twelve Men" is based on Swedish folk tradition and have a slower approach, but very beautifully done.


ILL WICKER consists of:
Emil Ridderstolpe, Emma Lagerberg, Thea Åslund, Hampus Odlöw, Ebba Wigren, Adam Grauman

Today's tune "Twelve Men" is taken from ILL WICKERS album "Untamed" released by the Sign Records.




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Friday, April 6, 2018

Skindred - Machine


A new album from the Welsh Ragga rock legends SKINDRED, "Big Tings"will be released on April 27 via Napalm Records. A single, "Machine", see below.


SKINDRED, along with producer James Loughrey and engineer Lee Slater, did the finishing touches on what will be the band's seventh studio album.

SKINDRED will embark on a full U.K. tour in April with special guests CKY, see the dates below.

Benji revealed last year that he was working Campbell on the MOTÖRHEAD guitarist's upcoming solo album.



The album’s first single Machine has already been used as both the Intro and outro Theme to AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson’s TV show Cars that Rock worldwide and features REEF frontman Gary Stringer lining up alongside the bands own Benji Webbe on co-vocals. If that’s not enough, the single also features MOTÖRHEAD/BASTARD SONS guitarist Phil Campbell taking the honours on the guitar solo.

Skindred drummer Arya Goggin says “ We could not be more excited about our next UK tour and want it to be our best to date. CKY are an amazing band so we are really happy to be taking them with us on this run .We also cannot wait to play Brixton again every time we play there it just gets better and better ”.

Today's tune "Machine" taken from the upcoming album "Big Tings", enjoy!


Dates for "Start the Machine" tour with US Alternative rockers CKY:

Thurs 19th Norwich , UEA
Fri 20th Southampton, 02 Guildhall
Sat 21st Nottingham, Rock City
Sun 22nd Manchester, Academy
Tue 24th Glasgow , 02 ABC
Wed 25th Bristol, 02 Academy
Fri 27th Leeds, 02 Academy
Sat 28th London, 02 Academy, Brixton
Sun 29th Birmingam, 02 Institute

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Thursday, April 5, 2018

Black Diamond Heavies - Oh, Sinnerman


Thursday, time for a cover!

"Sinner Man" or "Sinnerman" is an African American traditional spiritual song that has been recorded by a number of performers and has been incorporated in many other of the media and arts. The lyrics describe a sinner attempting to hide from divine justice on Judgement Day. It was recorded in the 1950s by Les Baxter, the Swan Silvertones, the Weavers and others before Nina Simone recorded an extended version in 1965.

"Sinnerman" (spelled as one word) is one of Nina Simone's most famous songs and she recorded her definitive 10-minute-plus version on her 1965 album Pastel Blues. Simone learned the lyrics of this English song in her childhood when it was used at revival meetings by her mother, a Methodist minister, to help people confess their sins. In the early days of her career during the early sixties, when she was heavily involved in the Greenwich Village scene, Simone often used the long piece to end her live performances. An earlier version of the song exists recorded live at The Village Gate but was not used on the 1962 Colpix album Nina at the Village Gate.

Simone's version of Sinnerman has been sampled by Kanye West for the Talib Kweli song "Get By", by Timbaland for the song "Oh Timbaland", and by FELIX DA HOUSECAT for Verve Record's "Verve Remixed" series. It has also been covered by 16 HORSEPOWER on their album Folklore, and by ZEGOTA on their self-titled single. French rapper Abd al-Malik sampled Simone's version for the title track of his 2006 album "Gibraltar". He also sampled Simone's version of "See Line Woman" for the track "Le grand frère" from the same album.


American blues duo BLACK DIAMOND HEAVIES recorded a version for their 2008 album, "A Touch of Someone Else's Class".

From "A Touch of Someone Else's Class". Off of Alive Natural Sound Records, this quote, "there's an emotional weight and an almost telepathic synergy between Leg and Campbell", sums up exactly what I was thinking watching this vid - from the curve of their backs to the shake of their heads - telepathic synergy all the way...



Today's tune is Nina Simone's "Oh Sinnerman" (cabaret hell-blues salvaging its ludicrous Waits/Cave schtick with gothic proto-psych swirl ˆ la the DOORS or ANIMALS) Enjoy!





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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Doublestone - Here Comes The Serpent


The Danish retro-heavy rockers, DOUBLESTONE are an interesting gang of musicians that create some classic heavy rock and sings about wizards, devils, and serpents. Mixing lyrics with native language and english. The music is classic rock with blues and heavy rock influenses. Formed in 2011 Copenhagen, Denmark, by long time friends, Jamie and Bo as a duo. DOUBLESTONE, later that year became a power-trio as (the cousin) Kristian joined the band.

The trio released a few EP’s, and in 2013 joined forces with, MOS GENERATORs Tony Reed to record their first full length “Wingmakers.” The debut album was recorded in an old cheese factory’s basement under the city of Copenhagen and catapulted the trio into the international stoner-rock scene, with their 70’s inspired, straight forward hardrock.

Now digging even deeper and going even further under ground, the second album, was created in the World War II bunker which is now Wolf Ram Studio, produced and mixed by DOUBLESTONE and Andreas Krohn, and mastered once again by the legendary by Tony Reed. "Devil’s Own/Djævlens Egn" was released through Ripple Music on May 5, 2017.


The band consist of:

Bo Blond Daugaard – Guitar/Vocals
Michael James Bruun – Drums
Kristian Blond Møller – Bass/Vocals


Today's tune "Here Comes The Serpent" is taken from the bands latest album "Devil’s Own/Djævlens Egn"



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