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.

Keep On Reading

Album Review: Mage – The Key to the Universe (Self Released)

Mage return with The Key to the Universe. Their first full album written without band founder Ben Aucott, who passed away in 2015, but his influence and memory lives on in these new tracks. The album will be released on April 26th 2019.

Keep On Reading

EP Review: Bort – The Unblinking Eye (Self Released)

Vancouver British Columbia stoner rock band, Bort will release their new EP, The Unblinking Eye on April 12th 2019. A follow up to the 2018 debut LP Crossing the Desert, the latest offering builds on the classic desert rock sound, but delves further into the dark and psychedelic.

Keep On Reading

Album Review: Blind Scryer – Blind Scryer (Self Released)

Blind Scryer is a five-piece stoner rock band hailing from Louisville, KY. Boasting bluesy riffs, thunderous bass, and towering vocals, the band has become a crowd favourite since their inception in 2016. Nodding their heads towards traditional doom and expanding their sound with an uptempo drive. Their debut eponymous album is set for release in digital and CD formats on March 29th, 2019 with a follow-up EP in the works for 2020.

Keep On Reading

Band Interview – Goat Monsoon (Metal 2 the Masses Essex 2019)

Garage fuzz rockers (their words), Goat Monsoon will play in Heat One of Metal 2 the Masses Essex 2019. They face off against Parrilla, FyreSky, Collected and The Penny Antics on the 18th of January. The event takes place at The Soundhouse which is at The Bull, Colchester, CO3 3ES.

Keep On Reading

Album Review: Battalions – Forever Marching Backwards (APF Records)

Battalions, belligerent champions of the UK DIY underground scene are back with a meaty, confrontational new album entitled Forever Marching Backwards which is released by APF Records on November 30th 2018.

Keep On Reading