JIRM – Surge ex Monumentis (Review)

JIRMJIRM are a Swedish hard rock band and this is their fourth album.

Once known as Jeremy Irons and the Ratgang Malibus, the band have rebirthed themselves as the much simplified and improved JIRM. Continue reading

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Ritual King – Earthrise (Review)

Ritual KingRitual King are a rock band from the UK and this is their latest EP.

This is personable blues/stoner rock, with plenty of groove and attitude. At 15 minutes in length it’s a good introduction to the band’s approachable brand of rock and roll. Continue reading

Karma to Burn/Sons of Alpha Centauri/Alpha Cat – The Definitive 7″ Trilogy! – Split – (Review)

Karma to Burn Sons of Alpha Centauri Alpha CatThis is a split between two instrumental stoner rock bands, Karma to Burn, from the US, and Sons of Alpha Centauri, from the UK. If this wasn’t enough, the two bands have also colluded on a project called Alpha Cat, which is also included on this release.

This collection brings together the bands’ existing splits into one place. Here, each band contribute three tracks, with the entire split coming in at around 43 minutes. Continue reading

Zud – A Wilderness Left Untamed (Review)

ZudZud are a US black metal band and this is their second album.

It’s been a long wait since the band’s 2013 debut album The Good, the Bad and the Damned, but we now finally have a new release from this very individualistic black metal band. Continue reading