The Hunted Crows Release New Single

The Hunted Crows - Get Out


Melbourne’s new groove-rock band, The Hunted Crows, have today released a powerful new single, entitled “Get Out”. The group have set a captivating precedent for their live shows this year, packing out residencies at Yah Yah’s and Cherry Bar, as well as entertaining a crammed Corner Hotel supporting Electric Mary. Fans can expect twice the crowd surfing and triple the neck injuries on the “Get Out” tour. Continue reading

Album Spotlight; Of The Southern Plains by Mountain Rag

Of The Southern Plains by Mountain Rag

Hole-E-shit! What a fucking burning and scorching album. It’s heavy blues and fuzzed out rock almost as if ZZ Top meets Led Zeppelin. Like foot stomping rock that really gets your blood pumping, look no further. This is some really really REALLY good stuff here. I’m really at a loss for Continue reading

Introducing: The Medusa

The Medusa Band


THE MEDUSA, the new stoner rock/metal band from Richmond, VA (featuring original Alabama Thunderpussy vocalist, Johnny Throckmorton) have released 2 songs for streaming on their YouTube page: Continue reading

SNAIL: Smashing New Album “Feral” Out September 25 on Small Stone Records

Seattle based psych metal forerunners SNAIL are making a great comeback with their heavy, hazy and stirrring fourth record “Feral”, to be released this September on Small Stone Records.
SNAIL formed in 1992 in Los Angeles, consisting of singer Mark Johnson (The Crucified, PASTE, Blessing the Hogs), bassist Matt Lynch and drummer Marty Dodson. The eponymous first album (Big Deal Records) garnered much praise in the press, and gained a loyal following from peers, leading to the DIY, 4-track cassette-recorded All Channels are Open EP, after whichSNAIL sadly succumbed to the “sex, drugs, and rock and roll” lifestyle and eroded to the point of breaking up.

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Album Spotlight; Songs of Woe by Kegan DeBoheme

Songs of Woe by Kegan DeBoheme

I’m a little late with writing up this masterpiece. Yes, I said it, masterpiece. I’ve had the pleasure of listening to Songs of Woe by Kegan DeBoheme for some time now. Many of you will already have heard it, many more of you may have not. It’s my job, no my civic duty to inform you that this is the real deal. Kegan’s voice can be eerily haunting at times sounding a little bit like the late Layne Staley. The album is a bit folky and isn’t really “stoner rock.” It’s a really laid back album from the Continue reading

Album Spotlight; Grusom by Grusom

Grusom by Grusom

There’s always room for more retro based rock. Always. That’s a fact. Grusom is one of the many bands to come from the treasure trove in that area of Nordic countries of Europe. There must be something in the water because it’s contagious. The band’s self titled is another notch in a long line of great retro inspired rock. They’re not treading new ground, not genre setting and not trend setters. No. Instead they’re just playing great retro inspired rock featuring lots of organ, guitar Continue reading

Album Spotlight; The First Year Of Catastrophe by Simon Magus

The First Year Of Catastrophe

Holy shit and God damn! This is some really killer rock. Hard rocking guitar based rock with with deep and doomy overtones. It’s a breath of fresh air. It’s an album that you need to hear as words don’t do this justice.

Friday Freebies 8-28-2015

Friday Freebies

Whatever is begun in anger, ends in riffs. Ampworshippers Blood Diamond is a four piece band formed in 2015 in the northern part of the Netherlands that creates sludgy rock.

Their first forthcoming record “Death Valley Blues” was recorded by the band itself and contains 33 minutes of heavy riffs with dynamic structures and lyrics mostly about the failures of men. Continue reading

CAROUSEL: Entire New Album “2113” Available for Streaming

Pittsburgh Group Featuring Members of Pentagram, The Skull and Bang Set to Unleash Sophomore LP
“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
L to R: Jim Wilson, Matt Goldsborough, Dave Wheeler and Jake Leger

   Pittsburgh hard rock heroes CAROUSEL will release their sophomore LP 2113 onAugust 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, also of BANG) and Jim Wilson (bass). Continue reading