German Ray Temple is a rock band, playing a mix of stoner, fuzz and garage rock. The guys, hailing from Aachen, have a few songs on their Bandcamp site and will release their debut in April this year.
(8/10) Nine songs and 35 minutes aren’t facts that announces an epically long album. However, sometimes a short story can be far more exciting than a long novel you never work yourself through. Earth Messiah, hailing from Gothenburg, premiers with one of these ‘boiled down to the essence albums. ‘Ouroboros’ will see the record stores... Continue Reading →
(8/10) Greek alternative rocker Planet Of Zeus is hailing from Athens and the new album features a home game show if the quartet. The live album captures a show, played in front of an enthusiastic crowd. Planet Of Zeus started in 2000 and released to date for studio albums of which 'Loyal to the Pack'... Continue Reading →
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 →
(7/10) Brant Bjork’s musical history is a long one and it’s legendary Kyuss that was, next to the success of the band itself, a springboard for new adventures in the fields of rock. Bjork was part of quite some projects and bands after he left Kyuss. Bands like Vista Chico and Fu Manchu were bands... Continue Reading →
(8/10) Eindhoven Rockcity is more than just a name. It's the moniker of an initiative that combines Eindhoven's vital rock- and metal scene, with Komatsu being one representative of. The quartet, consisting of Martijn Mansvelders, Mathijs Bodt, Mo Truijens and Jos Roosen, started Komatsu in 2010 and debuted in 2013 with ‘Manu Armata’. Komatsu plays... Continue Reading →
(9/10) Damn, time flies! ‘Book of Bad Decisions’ is already album number 12 in Clutch’s impressive discography. Obviously the band didn’t take a lot of bad decision in their musical career since otherwise it wouldn’t have been possible to maintain the band and their sound for such a long time, with the new album not being... Continue Reading →
Clutch unveiled a second track of their upcoming album 'Book of Bad Decisions'. The song's title is 'How to Shake Hands' and will be also available as limited 7", which will also include 'Gimme the Keys'. Album release date is September 7th and the new video can be watched HERE...
(7/10) ASG is the acronym for All Systems Go, the original name of this band that started in 2001 in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. ‘Survive Sunrise’ is the first album the quartet releases in five years and it features 12 new songs. ASG started as a trio playing instrumental songs before guitarist Shi took over... Continue Reading →
(8/10) German power outfit Motorjesus starts their engine again on June 15th with their fourth album, entitled ‘Race to Resurrection’. The three-piece from Moenchengladbach, Germany debut in 2006 as Motorjesus, after having been around for several years as The Shitheadz. The latest release this trio dates back to 2016 when ‘Electric Revelation’ hit the shelves... Continue Reading →
(7/10) Lee Dorrian’s Rise Above Records is the label that releases Witchskull’s new longplayer ‘Coven’s Will’. The trio, hailing from Canberra, Australia, unveils their sophomore album three years after having debut with ‘The Vast Electric Dark’ It looks like running time doesn’t seem to be the main focus these days with ‘Coven’s Will’ being another... Continue Reading →
(8/10) Oregon-based YOB releases with ‘Our Raw Heart’ their new album; number four after their return in 2008. The band originally started in 1996 and can look back on a longer history in doom metal. YOB, that’s very much Mike Scheidt, being the only remaining founding member of the band. He is supported by Travis... Continue Reading →