Funeral Horse Return With New Album Divinity For The Wicked

“Fuzz-drenched psych-stoner romps full of punk irreverence.”
Powerplay Magazine

Made up of front man/guitarist Paul Bearer, bassist Jason Andy Argonauts and drummer Chris Bassett, Funeral Horse return to the fold this September with a brand new album Divinity For The Wicked on the Houston-based label Artificial Head Records. Continue reading

Ripple Music Announce Signing of Australian Riff Lords AVER

Ripple Music announce signing of Australian Riff Lords AVER | New albumNadir released worldwide this November

“Nadir is a powerful and emotional album that’s going to end up on a few peoples best of 2015 albums lists, including mine. Do yourself a favour and buy this album now. You won’t be sorry.”
The Sludgelord“For crying out loud don’t let this album pass you by!”
Ride With The Devil
Ripple Music is pleased to announce the signing of Australian band AVER and with it the official, international release of their sophomore album Nadir. Continue reading

German Stoner Psych Trio Wired Mind sign to HeviSike Records

Mindstate:Dreamscape album cover

German heavy psychedelic rock trio WIRED MIND sign to HeviSike Records.

The Hannover three-piece have inked an exclusive deal with UK stoner rock labelHeviSike Records to release their debut album ‘Mindstate:Dreamscape’. Originally self-released by the band in March this year, the four-song opus has received a positive reaction from the psychedelic and stoner rock community. Continue reading

Raw Meat: long-lost 60s proto-stoner track premiere from Brown Acid compilation

Raw Meat track premieres from forthcoming compilation of long-lost proto-metal/stoner rock  
L.A.’s Permanent Records & RidingEasy to issue collection of vintage 60s-70s heavy rock tracks 
The Onion AV Club premieres today the lead track from the forthcoming Raw Meat 7″ single reissue out in July. The song (and 7″ single) is a precursor to the compilation of long-lost vintage 60s-70s proto-stoner-psych songs collected on Brown Acid: The First Trip, curated in partnership by Permanent Records and RidingEasy Records to be released in August. Listen to and share Raw Meat‘s “Stand-By Girl” HERE. (Direct Soundcloud HERE.)
Please see cover art and track listings below.

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New Black Salvation 7” Out on H42 Records End of August

Black Salvation 7inch cover

One year after their first album ‘Deep In Circles‘ finally Black Salvation is back with her ​​new single ,I Am Pretended / Avaunt‘ and they are purposeful going forward exactly where ‘Deep In Circles’ has ended: Even more rock ‘n’ Roll, more blues-rock with really strong psychedelic elements. However, always in the background still resonates with a black and gray Doom mood. Continue reading

Sons of Huns Premiere Song From Forthcoming Album

Portland trio featuring DANAVA guitarist, guest appearances by Wino Weinrich (St. Vitus) & Dale Crover (Melvins)
“Fans of old-school Metallica take note: This one is a thrashy riff-fest in the vein of Kill ‘Em All – with a few surprises of its own…What opens like a standard, straight-ahead thrasher ends in a flourish of complex syncopations and chord-change wizardry – a testament to Sons of Huns’ diverse songcraft and musicianship.” — Consequence of Sound

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Michigan’s Bison Machine Share Official Video for ‘Viking Hand’

Stream and share the official video for ‘Viking Hand’ by Michigan’s Bison Machine | Debut album Hoarfrost released 10th July

“You might as well just give up, submit to the groove of the riffs, the psychedelic instrumentals, and the soaring vocals. The music surrounds you and swallows you whole. Let it consume you; it’s easier that way.”
-Stoned Soda

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Carousel to Release New Album, 2113, August 28th

Hard-Rocking PA Group Set to Unleash Follow-Up to Celebrated Debut, Jeweler’s Daughter
“the double guitar attack of Thin Lizzy, the racing engine drive of Motörhead and the melodic majesty of Angel Witch and Diamond Head…Carousel leaps confidently in front of the crowd, twin guitars flying.” – BLURT
   Pittsburgh hard rock heroes CAROUSEL will release their sophomore LP 2113 on August 28 via Tee Pee Records. The eagerly-anticipated follow up to CAROUSEL‘s revered debut, Jeweler’s Daughter — an album that was hailed as “riff-laden” and “epic” by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and landed near the top of many “Best of 2013″ year-end lists — 2113 is a midnight binge-blur of muscular, dynamic R’N’R, filled with timeless hooks and killer, scorching solos. On the new album,CAROUSEL welcomes new guitarist Matt Goldsborough — also of Pentagram and The Skull — into the band, joining the formidable lineup of Dave Wheeler (guitar, vocals), Jake Leger (drums) and Jim Wilson (bass).
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Datura4’s New “Demon Blues” Album Out July 10th

DATURA4 TO RELEASE THEIR DEBUT STUDIO ALBUM “DEMON BLUES” JULY 10TH VIA ALIVE NATURALSOUND RECORDS!
 
POPMATTERS PREMIERES DATURA4’S NEW “OUT WITH THE TIDE” VIDEO! CLICK THE IMAGE BELOW TO WATCH!
Hailing from Fremantle in Western Australia, Datura4 is the brainchild of Dom Mariani (frontman of legendary Australian garage rockers The Stems and Power Pop favorites DM3) and Greg Hitchcock (former You Am I and one-time New Christs’ guitarist). In 2011 they joined forces combining a shared passion for full-tilt boogie, psychedelic rock and progressive blues.
Along with drummer Warren Hall who previously played with The Drones and bass player Stu Loasby Datura4 have been steadily building a reputation in their hometown with their live performances. With a healthy nod to early ’70s Australian Psych/Blues/Boogie from the likes of Buffalo, Coloured Balls, The Aztecs and latter era Masters Apprentices, Demon Blues represents Mariani & Hitchcock’s love of hard hitting bell-bottom blues.

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The Atomic Bitchwax Announces North American Headlining Tour

New Jersey Rock Icons to Hit the Road in Support of New AlbumGravitron
“Like an early ’70s hard rock band energized by punk…a straightforward rock & roll unit of enormous power.” – BLURT
   New Jersey’s legendary, riff-centric power trio THE ATOMIC BITCHWAX (akaTAB) has announced a North Amercian headlining tour in support of its new album,Gravitron. The five week tour will kick off on August 13 in Brooklyn, NY and will traverse the continent, concluding September 18 in NYC.
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