On The Second Day of Christmas…..

revival-by-gozu…My true love sent to me… Revival by Gozu.

Seriously, how cool is this album? I had the honor to hear the album in full almost a full year ago while the band was shopping the album around to labels. After some discussion with a few labels, the band settled with Ripple-Music, a fitting, um, fit. Ripple has had a run of good luck with signing killer bands and releasing ever more killer albums. Gozu fit right on in. Recently though, Gozu signed with Metal Blade so it appears this was a one time deal, but what a hell of a deal it is.

If you haven’t heard the album yet, you owe it to yourself to listen to it. Do whatever you need to do in order to give it the attention it needs. Put the Continue reading

Album Spotlight; Geezer by Geezer


It seems like yesterday I was going to the mailbox in the shitty area of Chicago I was living at the time to get the mail. There was an envelope addressed to The Soda Shop from a Mr. Pat Harrington and inside was a CDR enclosed in a cardboard and duct taped case. There was every bit of pro look to it, as much as a DIY band could do. I put the CD in, then as Continue reading

New Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell Song

ADMIRAL SIR CLOUDESLEY SHOVELL are set to release their new album Keep It Greasy, October 14th via Rise Above Records. Today the band has released a new single entitled “Tired ‘N’ Wired”.  Check out the song stream below and pre-order your copy HERE.

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Augustine Azul Sign to More Fuzz Records for Their Debut Album “Lombramorfose”

Be ready for a unique blend of Instrumental Fuzziness, Insane Grooves & Proggish/Bluesy Vibes !

For Fans Of : Radio Moscow, Earthless, The Atomic Bitchwax, Captain Beyond
Band Bio : Augustine Azul is a kickass instrumental trio from João Pessoa, Brazil consisting of João Yor (guitar), Jonathan Beltrão (Bass) and Edgard Moreira (drums). Their unique sound (yes you never heard something like that before) is focused on the Continue reading

Ancient Warlocks News

Ancient Warlocks live


June 14th, 2016 (Seattle, WA.) — Ancient Warlocks have just announced their first round of shows in over one year, and now featuring a new line up. Celebrating their return to the stage, the Ancient Warlocks “LIVE!” LP will be released by STB Records on June 25th at High Noon (Eastern Standard Time – USA).

The band will kick things off with a few shows alongside Mos Generator and Mars Red Sky, play Continue reading

Granite City rockers The Judge to release debut album on Ripple Music

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“The Judge kicks ass. It kicks ass in a 70s hard rock way. This is like the lost classic that has just resurfaced today.”
The Evil Engineer
Originally formed in 2010 by longtime friends Dylan Jarrett and Evan Anderson, The Judge is a hard rock quartet of impeccable vintage, formed in the fittingly named stronghold of Granite City, Illinois. Continue reading