Friday, 24 May 2019

Craneium - Dr. Plague


CRANEIUM is a stoner/desert/fuzz rock band formed in Turku late 2011 and has sweated themselves through an intense live schedule since then!

CRANEIUM released their first EP "the Slowerdrive Tapes" on green cassette 2013, a split 12" record with 3RD TRIP 2014 and their full-length album "Explore The Void" through Ripple Music December 2016.

Tune Down, Turn Up and Fuzz Out with CRANEIUM. Worshippers of amplifiers, weird tales, fuzzboxes and mindexpanding rock.

Andreas Kaján - Vocals & Guitars
Martin Ahlö - Vocals & Guitars
Joel Kronqvist - Drums
Jonas Ridberg - Bass
"First, you wonder just what the hell kind of mind-altering substances have made four kids from what is apparently Finland’s bible belt turn to the dark side in such a fashion?

Today's tune "Dr. Plague" taken from the first album "Explore The Void" (2015).



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Thursday, 23 May 2019

Foghound - Keep On Shoveling


FOGHOUND, is an American rock band from San Ramon, California. "Awaken To Destroy" is thier latest release where work began on the album in November 2016, with producer Frank Marchand (THE OBSESSED / BORRACHO) at the helm.

Numerous delays along the way sidelined production due to health issues, professional and personal commitments, and then the tragic murder of bassist Rev. Jim Forrester in December 2017, just days after completing the recording of the basic tracking.

“After seeing Jim claw and fight his way back after a major health scare and being in a coma last summer, only to be senselessly taken away from us all in this way, it really hit everyone like a ton of bricks”, says drummer / vocalist Chuck Dukeheart.

“The outpouring of love and support from everyone, and especially our friends and family in the Maryland Doom scene, was overwhelming. We can’t thank everyone enough for helping us, Jim’s wife Tina, and family to get through this terrible time.”


FOGHOUND emphasizes, “One thing that became apparent was that we all knew, and Jim said as much when he was laid up in the hospital last summer, was that he wouldn’t want us to stop. In his words – ‘We still have shit to do.'”

The band stated, “It was a very heavy, emotional time for us, to be back in the jamroom without Jim, but Adam really stepped up in a big way. His enthusiasm, preparedness, and love for the music really helped us get back to why we all play music. We were able to have fun again.”

“We are looking forward to being a part of these stellar lineups and to play these new songs live. We can’t wait for this monster of an album to be unleashed at the end of the summer!”

FOGHOUND:

Chuck Dukeheart, III – Drums, Vocals
Dee Settar – Guitar, Vocals
Bob Sipes – Guitar, Vocals
Adam Heinzmann – Bass

Jim Forrester lived his life by two mottos: “Upward and Onward!” and “I’ve Got Shit To Do!” So that’s what we’ve decided to do- we’re gonna keep on doing this thing called Foghound because it soothes our souls, it helps us remember, and it’s a fucking blast. In November 2018, Ripple Music will release our third album, Awaken to Destroy, on vinyl & cd, and Oliver Brewing Company will release “Awaken To Destroy”- 9% Double IPA - as part of their Rock and Roll Series. So keep on shoveling, upward & onward; we’ve got shit to do.


Today's tune "Keep on Shoveling (Rev Jim Forrester Benefit)" taken from the latest release "Awaken To Destroy", enjoy!



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Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Mountain Tamer - Death In The Woods


The Heavy psych trio MOUNTAIN TAMER has released a new digital single "Death In The Woods".

MOUNTAIN TAMER is from Los Angeles, CA consisting of Andru Hall(guitar/vocals), Casey Garcia(drums) and Dave Teget(bass). The unique blend of heavy psych, stoner rock and doom the band generates has led them to opening for artists such as WEEDEATER, DEAD MEADOW, Nick Oliveri and MONDO GENERATOR.


Fresh off a full US and SXSW tour following the release of their album, "Godfortune//Dark Matters" (Magnetic Eye Records/Nasoni Records) in 2018, the band is diligently creating their new sonically expansive new EP. In February 2019 MOUNTAIN TAMER released the first single from their upcoming EP on Magnetic Eye records titled "Death In The Woods", which displays a polished and unique sound that sets them apart from others in the modern rock landscape.

Enjoy today's tune!



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Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Teksti-TV 666 - Turbo-Mondeo


TEKSTI-TV 666 is a Finnish top purveyor of shoegaze kraut punk founded in July 2013. Finland’s Some of the band's first songs were songs by singer-guitarist Tero Huotar, DEAD MONGOLOIDS, which have been re-directed and translated into Finnish. The language of the band's performance was English at the beginning, but the transition to the Finnish language was quick. The band has earned a reputation as a skilled live band.


Today's tune "Turbo-Mondeo", a tune taken off the first studio album "Aidattu Tulevaisuus" (2018), out on Svart Records. The Video was shot and edited by Santtu Vainio, filmed st the Sideways Festival, Helsinki 2018



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Monday, 20 May 2019

Rammstein - Rammstein


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

After ten years of waiting for a new album, now it finally came and what we have in our hands an album that shows the result of dedicated work of German brains that still are loyal to their own sound, the trademark of RAMMSTEIN has been to upset and make an impact of the masses, to get people to wake up from their screens and ordinary lives and the main thing is to create a rush through the impenetrable walls of political power, that is something you've really succeeded with over the years. But because it’s all in German, it’s not entirely clear which is which and what is what, but have tried to translate some of it but is not so easy to figure all out, but hey, does anyone listens to RAMMSTEIN for the lyrics??


The new self-titled album follows the path that they worked out in the last decade, Teutonic dance metal in their native language German. The first single and the opening number "Deutschland" gassed the whole German government with the catchy tune about the Holocaust in World War II. The second tune and single "Radio" is a disco-metal tune about growing up in East Germany (It was a country that existed from 1949 to 1990 when the eastern portion of Germany was part of the Eastern Bloc during the Cold War.) Choir hymns open up "Zeig Dich", mechanized riffs with a militant and Teutonic beats, big and powerful chorus. Euro-disco thrasher "Ausländer" with a kids choir in the chorus, a tune that easily could be a hit on the dance floor. Heavy riffs open up "Sex", a catchy number with a big electronic solo in the end. The experimental tune "Puppe" stands out a bit from the normal layout, reminds me of CAPTAIN BEEFHEART :) "Was Ich Liebe" half paced love piece until it slows down at the end of the album with the weepy ballad "Diamant" and "Weit Weg". "Tattoo" follows the old-school RAMMSTEIN template, heavy chugging riffs, hard drumming, angry and determined vocals. The album wraps up with the slow burner "Hallomann", builds up slowly to a powerful album closer. A really decent album release from these Pyroman's, catch them live this summer if you can.

Sum: RAMMSTEIN still can make some impact and upset peoples.



Today's tune "Radio", the second single from the new self titled album, enjoy!



Upcoming Live dates:

May 27, 2019 DE Gelsenkirchen Veltins-Arena SOLD OUT
May 28, 2019 DE Gelsenkirchen Veltins-Arena SOLD OUT
Jun 1, 2019 ES Barcelona RCDE Stadium
Jun 5, 2019 CH Bern Stade de Suisse SOLD OUT
Jun 8, 2019 DE Munich Olympiastadion SOLD OUT
Jun 9, 2019 DE Munich Olympiastadion SOLD OUT
Jun 12, 2019 DE Dresden Rudolf-Harbig-Stadion SOLD OUT
Jun 13, 2019 DE Dresden Rudolf-Harbig-Stadion SOLD OUT
Jun 16, 2019 DE Rostock Ostseestadion SOLD OUT
Jun 19, 2019 DK Copenhagen Telia Parken SOLD OUT
Jun 22, 2019 DE Berlin Olympiastadion SOLD OUT
Jun 25, 2019 NL Rotterdam De Kuip SOLD OUT
Jun 28, 2019 FR Paris Paris La Défense Arena SOLD OUT
Jun 29, 2019 FR Paris Paris La Défense Arena SOLD OUT
Jul 2, 2019 DE Hannover HDI Arena SOLD OUT
Jul 6, 2019 GB Milton Keynes Stadium MK
Jul 10, 2019 BE Brussels Stade Roi Baudouin SOLD OUT
Jul 13, 2019 DE Frankfurt am Main Commerzbank-Arena SOLD OUT
Jul 16, 2019 CZ Prague Eden Aréna SOLD OUT
Jul 17, 2019 CZ Prague Eden Aréna SOLD OUT
Jul 20, 2019 LU Luxembourg Roeser Festival Grounds SOLD OUT
Jul 24, 2019 PL Chorzów Stadion Śląski
Jul 29, 2019 RU Moscow Luzhniki Stadium
Aug 2, 2019 RU Saint Petersburg Gazprom Arena
Aug 6, 2019 LV Riga Lucavsala
Aug 10, 2019 FI Tampere Ratina Stadion SOLD OUT
Aug 14, 2019 SE Stockholm Stockholm Stadion SOLD OUT
Aug 18, 2019 NO Oslo Ullevaal Stadion SOLD OUT
Aug 22, 2019 AT Vienna Ernst-Happel-Stadion
Aug 23, 2019 AT Vienna Ernst-Happel-Stadion

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Sunday, 19 May 2019

Return - Bye Bye Johnny


Sunday, time for a classic.

"Bye Bye Johnny" is one of the biggest hits by this Norwegian hard rock/aor band RETURN. The tune can be found on their second album "Attitudes" from 1988.


RETURN is from Stange, Hedmark, Norway. The band started in 1980, and was in its prime in the late 1980s and early 1990s. In this period they had several singles on the Norwegian hit charts and were among the bestselling bands in the country. In 1993 the band took a break, but came back in 2001 with a collection and some gigs. In 2005 they released a new studio album, and in 2008 they released another collection which also includes a DVD with shots from a concert in Hamar in 2007.

The band is still active and will do a few shows in Norway together with STAGE DOLLS.

Enjoy today's Norweigan classic.



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Saturday, 18 May 2019

Spidergawd - Is This Love..?


SPIDERGAWD is a rock band formed in Trondheim, Norway in 2013. A band that easily would be classed as one of the finest from that country in the present time.

The founding fathers of the beast was Per Borten (CADILLAC & MOVING OOS) on guitars and vocals, Bent Sæther (MOTORPSYCHO, THE INTERNATIONAL TUSSLER SOCIETY & SUGARFOOT) on bass, Rolf Martin Snustad (HOPALONG KNUT, SMAVIRKELAGET & NORTHERN STAR GROOVE ALLIANCE) on saxophones and Kenneth Kapstad (MOTORPSYCHO, MONOLITHIC, GOD SEED & GÅTE) on drums. On June 1 2016 it was announced that Bent Sæther was leaving the band to have more time for his other projects. The band brought on Hallvard Gaardløs (ORANGO) as a fulltime bassist, who had been touring with the band in support of the "Spidergawd III" album.

They released their debut album "Spidergawd" on 31 January 2014, and their sophomore album "Spidergawd II" on 16 January 2015. The next album, appropriately called "Spidergawd III", was released 22 January 2016. The band has been touring Norway, Germany, The Netherlands and Italy on grounds familiar to MOTORPSYCHO, which are hungry for more Norwegian rock.


Today's tune "Is This Love..?" taken from "Spidergawd IV", filmed Live in Soergarden Studio. Un-edited sound. Nothing but the naked truth... enjoy!



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Friday, 17 May 2019

Bokassa - Mouthbreathers Inc.


17th of May, the national day in Norway, hurray hurray Norway! I wish we could celebrate our national day same as the Norweigan does, but no, we don't...sad. So today we celebrate them and play Norway's finest stoner-punk band BOKASSA, a band that released a brand new music video for "Mouthbreathers Inc." yesterday, taken off of the new upcoming album "Crimson Riders" out June 21st.

BOKASSA plays some fuse stoner rock riffs and groove with the energy and volatility of punk and hardcore, into their own unique brand of stoner punk. Their 2017 debut album, "Divide & Conquer" was an excellent release.

"Crimson Riders" was recorded back home in Trondheim’s Brygga Studio, with production by the band together with Yngve Andersen (BLOOD COMMAND), mixing by Simon Jackman, and mastering by the legendary Brian ‘Big Bass’ Gardener.


BOKASSA enthuses, “We are very excited to release "Crimson Riders". Nine songs which revolve around everything from cults, religion, and border patrols to beer-drinking anti-heroes and immortal space pirates! Sonically, the album gives the listener everything from classic stoner-punk tracks, groovy desert songs, and high speed trash metal, to hardcore-oriented sing-a-longs. This time we also played around with both cellos and saxophone in the studio so expect a few curveballs here and there.”

BOKASSA is out on tour with METALLICA and GHOST this summer, see all the dates below. Enjoy today's tune!



BOKASSA tour dates

SAT 8 JUNE Slane Castle Slane, Ireland*
TUE 11 JUNE Johan Cruijff Arena Amsterdam, Netherlands*
THU 13 JUNE RheinEnergieStadion Cologne, Germany*
SUN 16 JUNE Stade Roi Baudouin / Koning Boudewijn Stadion Brussels, Belgium*
TUE 18 JUNE Etihad Stadium Manchester, UK*
THU 20 JUNE Twickenham Stadium Twickenham, UK*
SAT 6 JULY Olympiastadion Berlin, Germany*
TUE 9 JULY Ullevi Gothenburg, Sweden*
THU 11 JULY Telia Parken Copenhagen, Denmark*
SAT 13 JULY Granasen Arena Trondheim, Norway*
TUE 16 JULY Kantolan Tapahtumapuisto Hämeenlinna, Finland*
THU 18 JULY Tartu Raadi lennukiangaar Tartu, Estonia*
SUN 21 JULY Luzhniki Stadium Moscow, Russian Federation*
WED 14 AUGUST Arena Națională (National Arena) Bucharest, Romania*
FRI 16 AUGUST Ernst Happel Stadion Vienna, Austria*
SUN 18 AUGUST Letnany Airport Prague, Czech Republic*
WED 21 AUGUST PGE Narodowy Warsaw, Poland*
FRI 23 AUGUST Olympiastadion Munich, Germany *
* with METALLICA and GHOST

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Thursday, 16 May 2019

La Muerte - LSD For The Holy Man


Belgium’s LA MUERTE is an extreme, horrifying interesting, cruel and unexpected band that originally forming in 1983, splitting up in 1994 and sporadically releasing material without officially reforming until 2014, they’ve remained entrenched in the underground. Their music is a blend of noise rock, hardcore punk, dirty rock ‘n’ roll and whatever other unhinged heaviness has been gestating in the minds of the band since their split.


Check out the single “LSD For The Holy Man” with the opening bassline and the violence guitar riffing and frenzy vocals.



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Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Space Coke - L' Appel Du Vide


If the amp don't smoke, it ain't Space Coke

SPACE COKE is a psychedelic sludge from Columbia, SC. The first full length "L' Appel Du Vide". was released on December 7, 2018.

Fat and meaty riffing along with a psychedelic swing create a joyful time along with these dudes.


SPACE COKE consists of:
Reno El Cheapo Gooch: Guitar and Vocals
Jay Matheson: Bass
Brandon Johnson: Drums
Moses Andrews III: Organ


Today's tune is the title track from the bands debut "L' Appel Du Vide", enjoy!



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Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Tomma Intet - There Is A Star In Every Grain


TOMMA INTET (meaning: “nothingness”) is a collective with an undefined amount of members, born in Sweden during the winter of 2016 and is based on the idea of enlightenment and transcendence.

TOMMA INTET is a state of mind. It is the world you experience when you decide to leave something old and familiar and evolve into something new and unknown.


The music created within the collective is best described as the sound of Scandinavian nature – dramatic and energetic, yet fragile and beautiful, somewhere in between the 60’s dreamy pop music and the 80’s new wave. With a wall of harmonies on top of lyrics reminding us about death and love, TOMMA INTET is the soundtrack of our last days left on this earth.

The world is burning, now let us burn with it...

Today's tune "There Is A Star In Every Grain" live at the festival Livet på landet Nitta Sweden August 19 2017.



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Monday, 13 May 2019

The Lunar Effect - Calm Before The Calm


Monday, a new week is here again, time to introduce "Record Of The Week".

The new boys from London, UK, THE LUNAR EFFECT released their debut full-length album "Calm Before The Calm" on the 25th January 2019.

"Calm Before The Calm" is a modern take on soulful rock music firmly rooted in the seventies, bands like DEEP PURPLE, LED ZEPPELIN, and BLACK SABBATH comes in mind.


THE LUNAR EFFECT consists of the Jefford Brothers, Jon (guitar) & Dan (Drums) together with the brilliant bassman Brett Halsey and the excellent vocalist Josh Gosling.

The album has eight glorious tunes that spin over thirty-five heavy soulful minutes. And somehow THE LUNAR EFFECT sounds like they have been around for ages in this outfit, the sound, the rhythm section, tight and well-played melodies, tasty and deep guitars and a cruel vocal delivery make this sound like some kind of spell has been thrown over these guys. It's magic!. The album opens up with the powerful "Woman", deep and soulful blues piece that gives you as a listener goosebumps. "Stare At The Sun" is an uptempo steam rocker with a groove-laden beat to shakes up things. The slow and wonderful bassline signed Brett Halsey, that opens up "Call It In" before the distorted guitars slide in and give the tune some spice, the main thing is the neat bassline that fondles with the vocals, the tune is a beauty by itself. In the tune "Weaver" the vocalist Josh Gosling summons Jim Morrison with his hypnotic vocals and gives the tune a THE DOORS feeling, the same thing goes with the tune "Filterdog" where the 60's psychedelic gently moves through the air. The album closer and the title track "Calm Before The Calm" is a breathless and moody blues piece that closes this off with big star in my book. This is an excellent album debut that offers great psych-flavored heavy rock that is always engaging and captivating that I highly recommend.


The vinyl is pressed on heavy high-performance vinyl by Pallas Group in Germany and released by Kozmik Artifacts.

Sum: Calm Before The Calm is an incredibly solid debut album with a brilliant blend of musical genres.

The term lunar effect refers to real or imaginary correlations between specific stages of the roughly 29.5-day lunar cycle and behavior and physiological changes in living beings on Earth, including humans. In some cases the purported effect may depend on external cues, such as the amount of moonlight. In other cases, such as the approximately monthly cycle of menstruation in humans (but not other mammals), the coincidence in timing reflects no known lunar influence.

Today's tune is the title tune "Calm Before The Calm", enjoy!



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Sunday, 12 May 2019

ZZ Top - Blue Jean Blues


Sunday, time for a classic.

"Blue Jean Blues" is a tune taken from the fourth studio album "Fandango!" by the American blues-rock band ZZ TOP, released in 1975. Half the tracks are selections from live shows, the rest are new songs from the studio. A remastered and expanded edition of this album was released on February 28, 2006.


A sturdy American blues-rock trio from Texas, ZZ Top specialized in down-and-dirty blues-rock during the '70s, then scored colorful MTV hits during the 1980s. Formed in Houston in 1970 by Billy Gibbons (guitar), Dusty Hill (bass), and Frank Beard (drums), the trio came from a pair of rival bands the Moving Sidewalks (Gibbons) and American Blues (Hill and Beard). Their first two albums reflected the strong blues roots and Texas humor of the band. Their third album (Tres Hombres) gained them national attention with the hit "La Grange," a signature riff tune to this day, based on John Lee Hooker's "Boogie Chillen." Their success continued unabated throughout the '70s, culminating with the year-and-a-half-long Worldwide Texas Tour.


"Blue Jean Blues" was also released as a B-side on the single "Tush".

As always, the trio is out on the road and a visit to Sweden rock next month. Enjoy today's tune.


Upcoming tourdates:

Dos Equis Pavilion Dallas, TX
MAY18 Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion The Woodlands, TX
MAY19 Austin 360 Amphitheater Austin, TX
JUN4 Hartwall Arena Finland, Helsinki
JUN6 Botanical Garden Sweden, Uppsala
JUN7 Sweden Rock Festival Sweden, Solvesborg,
JUN8 Tjuvholmen Arena Norway, Hamar,
JUN11 Zitadelle Germany, Berlin
JUN13 Hessentag State Fair Hessen, Germany
JUN14 Holland International Blues Festival Netherlands, Grolloo,
JUN15 Peissnitz Insel Germany, Halle (Saale)
JUN17 Barclaycard Arena Germany, Hamburg
 JUN19 Prague Rocks Czech Republic, Prague
JUN21 France, Paris La Seine Musicale
JUN22 Hellfest Festival France, Clisson
JUN23 Le Printemps De Perouges France, Perouges,
JUN25 Brussels, Belgium Forest National
JUN26 Viadukt Germany, Bietigheim,
JUN28 Frankenhalle Nürnberg
JUN29 Linz, Austria Castle Clam
JUL1 Olympiahalle Germany, Munich,
JUL2 Auditorium Stravinski Montreux, Switzerland
JUL4 Festival de Nimes France, Nimes,
JUL5 Rock Fest Barcelona, Spain
JUL6 Festival Les Deferlantes France, Argles Sur Mer
JUL8 Zenith Nancy France, Nancy
JUL9 Tanzbrunnen Germany, Cologne,
JUL10 Rockhal Luxembourg, Esch-sur-Alzette,
JUL12 London The SSE Arena
AUG16 Sunlight Supply Ampitheatre Ridgefield, WA
AUG17 Northern Quest Casino Theater Airway Heights, WA
AUG20 Yakima Valley SunDome Yakima, WA
AUG21 Chateau Ste Michelle Woodinviile, WA
AUG23 FivePoint Amphitheatre Irvine, CA
AUG24 Concord Pavilion Concord, CA
AUG25 Vina Robles Amphitheatre Paso Robles, CA
AUG27 Arlington Theater Santa Barbara, CA
AUG28 Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre San Diego, CA
AUG29 Comerica Theatre Phoenix, AZ
SEP1 Starlight Theatre Kansas City, MO
SEP2 Minnesota State Fairgrounds St. Paul, MN
SEP4 BMO Harris Pavilion Milwaukee, WI
SEP6 Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre Maryland Heights, MO
SEP7 Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre Tinley Park, IL
SEP8 Michigan Lottery Amphitheater at Freedom Hill Sterling Heights, MI
SEP10 Rose Music Center at the Heights Huber Heights, OH
SEP11 KeyBank Pavilion Burgettstown, PA
SEP13 Ocean City BikeFest Ocean City, MD
SEP14 Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion Gilford, NH
SEP15 BB&T Pavilion Camden, NJ
SEP18 Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion Boston, MA
SEP19 Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater Wantagh, NY
SEP21 Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica Cleveland, OH
SEP22 Bourbon and Beyond Festival Louisviile, KY
OCT5 Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre Raleigh, NC
OCT6 PNC Music Pavilion Charlotte, NC
OCT9 Volvo Cars Stadium Charleston, SC
OCT11 Harrah's Cherokee - Event Center Cherokee, NC
OCT12 Exit 111 Festival - Great Stage Park Manchester, TN
OCT13 Ameris Bank Amphitheatre Alpharetta, GA
OCT15 The James Brown Arena Augusta, GA
OCT16 Saint Augustine Amphitheatre Saint Augustine, FL
OCT18 Hertz Arena Estero, FL
OCT19 MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre Tampa, FL
OCT20 Coral Sky Amphitheatre West Palm Beach, FL

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Saturday, 11 May 2019

Temple Of The Fuzz Witch - Bathsheba


TEMPLE OF THE FUZZ WITCH is a quality American doom metal is something few and far between, seemingly. A Fuzzy doom band from Detroit, a town not to common to have any doom, mostly grunge, history vise.

The band is something for all dear fans of riffs.



The debut album was released March 8, 2019 Written by Noah Bruner and Drums performed by Cooper Arent. Artwork by Noah Bruner and Cooper Arent

Obey the Riff

Enjoy today's tune "Bathsheba"!



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Friday, 10 May 2019

Tunguska Mammoth - Kings And Queen


TUNGUSKA MAMMOTH does not come from Siberia, but from Montreal, Canada and since their creation in October 2010, they put out powerful and modern Stoner/Sludge, with a lot of different influences.

After the release of the first EP "First Chapter", which caught a lot of attention through blogs, the band comes up with their first self-title full-length album, financed in part by a successful IndieGoGo campaign. And now with the second release "Breathless" that have more texture, bold riffs, huge tone, and a professional recording, TUNGUSKA MAMMOTH is ready to shake the Earth.

The physical release for "Breathless". Only 200 cds are pressed. Hand numbered. Cover photo by Maxime Bellerose (Latitude : 46.53576 | Longitude : -73.783663) Graphical design by Paolo Di Stefano


TUNGUSKA MAMMOTH is:
Maxime Bellerose: Chant et Guitare
Pierre-Hugues Rondeau: Drum
Mathieu Savage: Guitare
Paolo Di Stefano: Bass

Today's tune "Kings And Queen" taken from "Breathless", enjoy!



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Thursday, 9 May 2019

Monolord - Fairies Wear Boots


Thursday, time for a cover.

"Fairies Wear Boots" is a song by the English heavy metal band BLACK SABBATH, from their 1970 album "Paranoid". It was released in 1971 as the B-side to "After Forever".

In the 2010 documentary film Classic Albums: BLACK SABBATHs "Paranoid", Geezer Butler states the music was inspired by the band's encounter with skinheads, who are the "fairies" in the song.

However, in the 2004 release of Black Box: "The Complete Original Black Sabbath" (1970–1978), Tony Iommi states the title was inspired from an incident when Geezer and Ozzy were smoking cannabis and saw fairies in boots running around a park and not from an encounter with skinheads. In Ozzy Osbourne's autobiography I Am Ozzy he stated he doesn't know what the song is about, but everybody told him he wrote the lyrics. Per an interview with the band on AXS TV's show Classic Albums, the song was about skinheads.

On US copies of the album, The intro to the song was entitled "Jack the Stripper".

An earlier version of "Fairies Wear Boots", taken from a session for the BBC's John Peel Sunday Show dated April 26, 1970, is on the bonus disc of the Ozzy Osbourne release The Ozzman Cometh.

The song also appears on the band's first compilation album, "We Sold Our Soul for Rock 'n' Roll".


In 2014, CVLT Nation asked if MONOLORD would be apart of their BLACK SABBATH “Covers” Series and assigned "Fairies Wear Boots" to the band. None of us could have imagined that this would become one of the most epic SABBATH Covers EVER!

Enjoy todays cover!



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Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Warish - Fight


Southern California trio WARISH released their debut EP on RidingEasy Records via Brooklyn Vegan earlier this year.

Imagine if Incesticide era NIRVANA were crossed with Static Age era MISFITS. You’d have sinister low budget horror rock with a visceral, twisted weirdness and bludgeoning riffs. Some might call it nightmarish, we call it WARISH.

WARISH is a very newly minted SoCal trio formed in early 2018 that has wasted no time making its presence known. The band formed when guitarist/vocalist Riley Hawk and drummer Bruce McDonnell decided they wanted to try their hand at something more distinct than they’d done previously.

“We wanted to do simpler riffs and a fun live show,” Riley explains. “A little more punk, a little bit of grunge… a little evil-ish.”


Their sound takes cues from a variety of cool underground sounds and twists it all into an energetic and exciting fist to the face of dark fury. Hawk’s effect-laden vocals hearken to early BUTTHOLE SURFERS and David Yow’s tortured caterwaul in Scratch Acid. The guitars are heavy and powerful, though decidedly not straightforward cookie-cutter punk; more like Cobain’s and Buzz Osbourne’s wiry contortions. The rhythms bash and pummel right through it all with aggressive force ensuring that nothing gets overly complicated and the horrors keep coming throughout the 5-track, 11-minute debut.

Enjoy "Fight" from WARISH new debut EP.



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Tuesday, 7 May 2019

Bloody Hammers - Now The Screaming Starts


Is it Halloween yet? Silly question, it’s Halloween all year round for BLOODY HAMMERS! The American hard rock duo has prepared a wonderfully creepy horror musical experience that pays homage to classic flicks such as "Let Sleeping Corpses Lie" (1974) and "Now The Screaming Starts" (1973).

BLOODY HAMMERS was founded in 2012 by Anders Manga in Transylvania County, North Carolina. Manga is the primary producer, singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist. BLOODY HAMMERS music straddles a range of genres including heavy metal, gothic rock, doom metal and psychedelic rock. The touring band features a revolving lineup with Manga and keyboardist Devallia being the only permanent live members. Devallia also contributes keyboard parts to recordings, is sometimes credited as a co-producer.



The band will release their fifth album "The Summoning" in June 28th, 2019. "The Summoning" is the BLOODY HAMMERS idea of a soundtrack for your favorite video nasties holds some surprises on their upcoming album.

Enjoy today's tune "Now The Screaming Starts"!



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Monday, 6 May 2019

Numenorean - Adore


New week and it's time to introduce "Record Of The Week"

Little over a month ago, we posted the first single "Regret" by the Calgary-based NUMENOREAN a tune taken from the new album "Adore". A superb single that has been played a lot, when the new album finally arrived in the mail it has gotten many hours of play time. An album that took three years to make and the album is a towering work of lustrous metallic art. Its deeply-nuanced tracks weave ferocity and beauty into sweeping pieces that are as haunting as they are cathartic. NUMENOREAN place themselves at the fore of the genre’s evolution with this profoundly moving work of modern, post-black metal brilliance.

Byron Lemley - Guitar, Vocals
Roger LeBlanc - Guitar/vocals,
Evan Paulson - Guitar,
Tomas Ingham - Bass,
Jordan Daikur - Drums,
The band’s name NUMENOREAN refers to a place in the Lord of the Rings lore. The cover artwork of ‘Adore’, which has been created by Luca Pierro.

"Adore" is a ten pieces album that spins on for 43 minutes, a great length for an album and it totally has blown me away with their way of creation and manage their influences in the best possible way and serve me a listener with such a captivating beast, that is impressed. It is not often you get completely knocked down when listening to a brand new record nowadays. "Adore" is a very heavy and emotional record, melodic, moody and harsh, delightful groovy death riffs and drumming. Some musical references could be the post-black band DEAFHEAVEN and the melodic metal band GOJIRA that flows in the veins and that is the overall feeling i get when I let it loose on the turntable, an excellent flow. The sadness is mixed with angry to fury and big misery, something that goes like a loop thru the whole album. Where the tune "Portrait Of Pieces", the first real song after the intro gentle intrumental "Nocebo" is a good example of the mood. There are a lot of variety between the tunes that makes this album a joy to listen to. Tunes like the title track "Adore" and "Coma" are a good example of variety. Where the first one is really complex in its layout, beefy riffing and clean vocals the other one is more emotional and touches deeply into the soul. Tunes like "Regret" have a catchy and memorable chorus with a great flow and groove where GOJIRA comes into mind or "Horizon" that blistered of with a real black metal sound, furious and real anger, halfway true it slows down and shows another face. The execution that this album shines is marvelous and I am sure that this album will reach high when the year is to be summed up.


Sum: NUMENOREAN deliver a mesmerizing album that you should not miss.

Today's tune "Adore", enjoy!



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Sunday, 5 May 2019

Birth Control - Stop Little Lady


Sunday, time for a classic.

This Sunday we spin back to the magic year 1971.

"Stop, Little Lady" is a tune by the German rock band BIRTH CONTROL and it appears on the album "Operation" (1971).

BIRTH CONTROL is known for their progressive hard rock sound and provocative album covers (such as that of Two Eggs – Two Concerts which depicts a hen cooking eggs).


BIRTH CONTROL formed in 1966 in Berlin from two other bands, THE EARLS and THE GENTS. The band was founded with a lineup consisting of Bernd Koschmidder (bass), Reinhold Sobotta (organ), Rolf Gurra (saxophone, vocals), Fritz Groger (vocals), Reiner Borchert (guitar), Hugo Egon Balder (drums), and Klaus Orso (guitar). Within five years of the band's formation, all seven of the original members had departed, but the band continued under the leadership of long-standing members drummer (and later lead vocalist) Bernd Noske (who replaced Balder in late 1968) and guitarist Bruno Frenzel (who replaced Borchert in 1969).

Enjoy today tune with a clip live @ Substage Karlsruhe 17th December 1993. Notice the dancing dude :)



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Saturday, 4 May 2019

1782 - She Was A Witch


In 1782 Anna Göldi was condemned, she was tortured and killed, this was the last witchcraft trial in Europe.

In December 2018, Marco Nieddu and Gabriele Fancellu have formed a Doom band called "1782" in honor of all the "witches" murdered by the bigoted minds of many generations.

On January 4th, the band entered in the studio to record the single "She Was A Witch", released by Electric Valley Records on the 17th of the same month. Within a few days the single turns out to be an excellent Doom piece, finding great interest, especially on social media and by listeners of the genre.

On February 8th, 1782, they enter the studio to record the homonymous debut album, on March 10th they sign for the Roman label Heavy Psych Sounds Records to release the album on May 24th 2019.

In this debut album, 1782 deal with macabre themes: from spells to ruthless torture, from the pleasure of sex to the most perfidious revenge.


Marco: guitar, bass, vocals
Gabriele: Drums, vocals

Enjoy today's tune "She Was A Witch".



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