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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Album Review: Black Atlas – Weight of the World (Self Released)

Black Atlas are a four piece band hailing from Bedfordshire, England and were formed in 2015. Deciding that their songs would sound better heavier, slower and with more fuzz meant they drifted away from the standard rock band sound. Weight of the World, the debut album is due out on November 2nd 2018.

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