This is the third album from Morass of Molasses, a stoner rock/metal band from the UK.
Following on from 2019’s The Ties That Bind, End All We Know contains 38 minutes of fuzzed-out jams. Playing a stoner-inflected brand of heavy blues that benefits from metal and rock components, Morass of Molasses bring us an individual vision of a well-worn style. Continue reading “Morass of Molasses – End All We Know (Review)”
This is the second album from Swedish stoner rockers Tidal Wave.
Tidal Wave play a mix of stoner and heavy rock, and on The Lord Knows they provide the listener with 41 minutes of infectious tunes. Continue reading “Tidal Wave – The Lord Knows (Review)”
This is the second album from Shaam Larein, a Swedish rock band.
Sticka en Kniv I Världen contains 39 minutes of idiosyncratic heavy rock. Mixing together elements of Gothic, doom, avant-garde, and post-punk, this offers a distinguished work for the listener to be mesmerised by. Continue reading “Shaam Larein – Sticka en Kniv I Världen (Review)”
This is the third album from The Necromancers, a French heavy metal/rock band.
Playing a mix of classic heavy metal and occult rock, The Necromancers impress over 38 minutes with their charismatic and compelling take on an old-school style. Continue reading “The Necromancers – Where the Void Rose (Review)”
Oreyeon are an Italian stoner rock band and this is their third album.
Here we have 42 minutes of stoner rock crafted by a band that know the style well enough to want something extra from it. Oreyeon combine elements of doom, grunge, stoner, psychedelic, progressive, and heavy rock into their music, pushing themselves to produce a quality listen that doesn’t rely on tired tropes to make its impact felt. Continue reading “Oreyeon – Equations for the Useless (Review)”
Obsidian Sea are a Bulgarian doom/heavy metal band and this is their fourth album.
I last caught up with Obsidian Sea on 2015’s Dreams, Illusions, Obsessions. Seven years, a lineup change, and another album in between later, and we now have Pathos, which caught my eye and encouraged me to get back in touch with what the band are doing. And what are they doing? Unleashing 40 minutes of fun material, that’s what. Continue reading “Obsidian Sea – Pathos (Review)”
Blue Heron are a heavy rock band from the US and this is their debut EP.
Two tracks, 12 minutes, no messing around.
Black Blood of the Earth is a nicely meaty track that combines a love of heavy rock with stoner and psychedelic influences. I like the alternating harsher vocals with Continue reading “Blue Heron – Black Blood of the Earth/A Sunken Place (Review)”
This is the second album by US heavy rockers The Age of Truth.
Are you after some fluid grooves and engrossing riffs? Do you want good tunes delivered with an assured attitude? Looking for a band that are able to kick out the jams, but also have enough range and depth to keep bringing you back to them? Well, The Age of Truth have you covered. Continue reading “The Age of Truth – Resolute (Review)”
Grey Czar are an Austrian progressive rock band and this is their second album.
This is a pleasingly multifaceted beast, mixing progressive, heavy, psychedelic, stoner, doom, avant-garde, and sludge rock into a 47-minute album that entertains with zig zag focus and wild personality. Continue reading “Grey Czar – Boondoggle (Review)”