Archive for the Stoner Rock Category
You can probably feel it already. Amid the shimmering haze of dusk. In the marrow of your bones. The darkness is getting darker. Malevolent forces are on the prowl. The wasteland is beckoning. Uncle Acid is on his way home. A disorientating journey through Kevin Starrs (AKA Uncle Acid)’ wonkiest […]
Mankind Woman is the thirteenth solo record by Brant Bjork. Although this is indeed a Brant Bjork record it is the first record Brant Bjork solely collaborates with a producer and co-writer, his LowDesertPunkBand guitarist and friend, Bubba Dupree. Only Brant and Bubba wrote and performed the music along with […]
“I had a dream about Lemmy,” says Matt Pike, explaining the inspiration behind the title of High on Fire’s triumphant eighth album Electric Messiah. If there’s one aspect of High on Fire that warrants comparison to Lemmy’s mighty Motörhead, it’s longevity. 2018 sees the band celebrating 20 years of the […]
Presented as a DOUBLE-LP on BLACK VINYL, this is a reissue of Bongripper’s 2008 album ‘Hate Ashbury’. The music on ‘Hate Ashbury’ is a genuinely impressive blend of just about all the experimental heavy elements one can imagine. Limited to 100 copies.
Seventh album by instrumental doom band from Chicago, Illinois. The album was recorded, mixed and mastered by Bongripper’s Dennis Pleckham at Comatose Studio with artwork from Sam Alcarez, the artist behind the band’s merchandise throughout the years.
Pressed in RED MARBLED VINYL, here are five tracks (spread over 50 gigantic riff-soaked minutes) of groove laden, stoned out doom metal, presented by a band out of Columbus, Ohio. The real deal!
Book of Bad Decisions, Clutch’s 12th studio album is scheduled for a worldwide release on September 7th, 2018 via their own Weathermaker Music label. The album was recorded at Sputnik Sound in Nashville, TN by producer Vance Powell (Jack White, Chris Stapleton, The Raconteurs, The Dead Weather) and consists of […]
Leagues Beneath is the first release immediately following Sleep’s long-prophesied, critically-acclaimed opus The Sciences. Recorded as a part of a series of songs for Adult Swim, this 12” single is a testament to what has made The Sciences such a success: bottomless tone, spacetime-melting riffs and a unparalleled aural experience […]
Originally released in 2000 on Rise Above Records. The LP version was released by The Music Cartel. In 2004 Rise Above Records re-released the album and included a bonus track, a cover of Black Sabbath‘s “Into the Void”.
In late January 2011, Rise Above Records reissued the album in a digipack form containing three bonus tracks; No Law (taken from the earlier High Times release), No Class (Motörhead cover) and Freelance Fiend (Leafhound cover).
Thieving from the House of God is the fifth full-length album by Orange Goblin.
Repress on black vinyl. North Dakota based stoner/doom band has been resurrected after many years. This is the band’s debut full-length, their self-titled EP was released through Meteor City in 2009. Recorded and mixed by Neil Stein at Trandem Automotive. Mastered by James Plotkin. Cover art by Brian Koschak.
Its laid back stoner jams convey the arid desert of the Sahara. Sabbath (duh) dutifully rears its head amongst the influences, but not to the point where youre hearing duplicate riffs exported from the 70s. There’s also a more straightforward Hawkwind and classic Deep Purple style to the album, as […]
Reissue on vinyl of Borracho’s 2011 album. Gloriously heavy stoner rock with killer riffs and vocals. Entirely remastered from the original studio masters by Tony Reed for optimal playback on vinyl. YOU HAVE NOT HEARD THE ALBUM LIKE THIS BEFORE! Limited to 100 copies on black vinyl, so order fast.
The notion of “heavy music” is continuing to expand of late, with many intrepid artists finding new ways to incorporate the power of traditional metal into new music, but without all of its trappings. Enter Portland, OR quartet BlackWater HolyLight to further swirl musical elements into a captivating hybrid of emotional intensity. […]
Rise Above, The philosophy behind Witchskull’s take on the essence of primeval heaviness is simple enough. Listen to the first few seconds of the Australian trio?s brand new, second album Coven?s Will and if the vibe doesn?t instantly grab you by the balls and the synapses then maybe you walked […]
From tragedy to triumph, YOB’s incredible 8th full-length recording was conceived amidst dire circumstances that nearly left frontman Mike Scheidt dead. Suffering from an extremely painful and potentially fatal intestinal disease, Scheidt miraculously recovered and reinvigorated the Oregon trio with a new sense of purpose for Our Raw Heart, an […]
Standing at a crossroads of light and dark, Sacramento’s doom quintet CHRCH wields epic, lengthy songs, massive low end and an occult vocal presence in a perfect blend of height and depth. They have been hard at work crafting their particular sound since late 2013. There is no image or campy gimmick […]
Massive new album from stoner legends Sleep on Third Man. Limited to 1000 Copies Only with alternate album art and split colour Green / Black Vinyl. Only available in the shops. The Sciences marks their first LP since Dopesmoker, their seminal release which first saw the light in 1998.
Heavy Psych Sounds present a reissue of Nebula’s To The Center, originally released in 1999. Nebula’s first non-EP, full-length release, To The Center is another retro-psychedelic heavy rock platter, long on stripped-down riff muscle and surprisingly technically adept guitar jams. The results sometimes meander, which probably isn’t of much consequence […]