Album Review: Duel – Valley Of Shadows (Heavy Psych Sounds)

Duel are a super heavy, tripped-out four piece old school stoner metal. Steeped in the more sinister sounds of dungeon-esque early 80’s heavy metal, Proto metal of the 70’s and late 60s psych.Their 4th LP Valley of Shadows is set to be released via Heavy Psych Sounds Records on May 17th of 2019.

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Album Review: Bort – Crossing the Desert (Self Released)

Vancouver British Columbia stoner rock band, Bort will release their debut album, Crossing the Desert on April 6th 2018. Incorporating a lot of stoner influences, from bands like Truckfighters, Red Fang and early CKY, as well as the broader tonality of groups such as Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and QOTSA.

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EP Review: Motsus – Oumuamua (Polder Records)

Motsus are an instrumental stoner rock band from a small Belgian polder city: Oudenburg. They started in the fall of 2012 and played heavily in those first years before recording their first demo. Now it’s time for them to release their first album, Oumuamua. A concept record that will be released March 24th 2018.

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Album Review: Corrosion of Conformity – No Cross No Crown (Nuclear Blast)

Stoner rock/sludge metal legends Corrosion of Conformity are back with their tenth studio album. Their first since reuniting with original vocalist/guitarist Pepper Keenan & first since 2014. No Cross No Crown was released on January 12th 2018 via Nuclear Blast.

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