CD review LUCIFER ‘Lucifer III’

Although Stockholm is their homebase, Lucifer is an international Rock act with roots in Berlin, Germany. Lucifer is the brainchild of Johanna Sadonis who penned the first album together with Cathedral's Garry Jennings. Line-up changes in 2016 brought new players on board with veteran Nicke Andersson becoming an important musical partner for Sadonis. With Andersson... Continue Reading →

CD review DEWOLFF ‘Tascam Tapes’

One of the first real surprises this year reaches us from Holland. Psychedelic Rock trio DeWolff shows the world that fancy productions and newest recording technique isn‘t needed to record a damn cool album. ‘Tascam Tapes‘ comes without hammond, drums and guitar amps. DeWolff recorded the 12 songs for this album on a Tascam Porta... Continue Reading →

CD review MONOMYTH ‘Orbis Quadrantis’

(8/10) Good things come to those who wait, this could be the overarching headline for Monomyth’s new album. The band, hailing from Den Haag, NL, originally planned to release their new longplayer earlier this year but health issues forced the guys to move the release date. The wait is over in September this year. ‘Orbis... Continue Reading →

CD review DUEL ‘Valley of Shadows’

(7/10) Texas doom rockers Duel are back with a new album entitled 'Valley of Shadows'. Duel is hailing from Austin, Texas and their music is deeply rooted in '70s Rock and Metal. Although the album has a certain retro-vibe things still sound modern and dynamic. There isn't a dull moment on this album, just Duel... Continue Reading →

CD review HIGH REEPER ‘Higher Reeper’

(7/10) High Reeper is based in Philadelphia and plays doom and stoner rock. The band was formed in 2016 and the newest longplayer ‘Higher Reeper’ is their sophomore album after having premiered in 2016 with ‘High Reeper’. Although the title of the sophomore release is more kind of playing with words the new longplayer is... Continue Reading →

CD review CELLAR DARLING ‘The Spell’

(8/10) Cellar Darling, that’s Anna Murphy, Ivo Henzi and Merlin Sutter. Right after the three guys parted ways with Eluveitie they initiated there new band Cellar Darling, named after the 2013 debut of Anna Murphy. Three years after having premiered with ‘This is the Sound’ it is the sophomore album ‘The Spell’ that picks it... Continue Reading →

CD review HEXVESSEL ‘All Tree’

(8/10) Hexvessel is the brainchild of Mat 'Kvohst' McNerney. The musician, that was born and raised in the UK, played in various metal bands before he moved to Finland, his new home. Inspired by the Finnish heritage and pagan past, McNerney founded Hexvessel, a folk rock outfit that premiered in 2011 with 'Dawnbearer'. Eight years... Continue Reading →

DESERTFEST in NYC in spring 2019

Great news for all desert rockers in the States: The first edition of DESERTFEST will be happening in the Spring of 2019 in New York City! Over the last years, Desertfest established itself as one of the best cult festivals the stoner, psychedelic, sludge, doom and heavy rock scene has to offer, taking place in... Continue Reading →

CD review KADAVAR ‘Live in Copenhagen’

(8/10) Berlin-based Kadavar is a band that really gained momentum over the last years. Their latest studio album, Rough Times', belongs to the best records the classic rock genre recently added to the offer and after having done some excellent studio albums the band decided to go for a second live record. Kadavar, that's Christoph... Continue Reading →

CD review THE VINTAGE CARAVAN ‘Gateways’

(10/10) It's amazing what Island has in its offer. Not only that they have an awesome soccer team and an impressive nature, Island also has a very vital music scene. This time it's classic rock passionistas The Vintage Caravan that added a new longplayer to their musical vita, an album that screams for attention. 'Gateways'... Continue Reading →

THUNDERPUSSY announces debut

All-female band Thunderpussy, hailing from Seattle, began in 2013 and the selftitled longplayer 'Thunderpussy' that will hit the shelves on August 10th. Thunderpussy plays exciting heavy indie rock and you can check it out HERE.

CD review MOS GENERATOR ‘Shadowlands’

(7/10) Over the last 18 years heavy metal powerhouse Mos Generator released seven albums with ‘Shadowlands’ being the newest one. The longplayer comprises of eight songs of which ‘Stolen Age’ and ‘The Wild & Gentle Dogs’ can be seen as the epical outbursts. Both numbers easily cross the seven minutes line, while rest of the... Continue Reading →

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