Stoner Rock Reviews

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Bokassa – Crimson Riders (, , )
18th June 2019 -

Bokassa have had a fantastic start to their career. As in, it literally is someone’s fantasy to be in their position. The Norwegian trio released Divide & Conquer to media and audience praise, and the band have played shows across most of the world. Above all, they were dubbed “my new favourite band” by the drumming demiurge himself, Lars Ulrich,… Read More »

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Black Mountain – Destroyer (, , )
23rd May 2019 -

Few bands in recent memory have so successfully harnessed the best and most beloved tropes of 70’s rock as Vancouver outfit Black Mountain. Over the past 14 years they have produced four fantastic albums, peaking with 2016’s IV. Bookended by the incredible Mothers of The Sun and Space to Bakersfield tracks, the bands fantastic melange of pulsing psych, krautrock and… Read More »

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Witchfinder – Hazy Rites ()
3rd April 2019 -

One of the world’s more looked down upon subgenres is stoner rock. Often perceived as the slacker cousin of Doom, the genre sometimes is unfairly maligned and pigeonholed as simplistic and unengaging for those not committed to hailing the leaf. This couldn’t be further from the truth: Stoner music has a breadth of musicality and can easily be enjoyed by… Read More »

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Hollow Leg – Civilizations (, , )
25th January 2019 -

“What we’ve just witnessed, must surely be the end” Well, happy new year, Hollow Leg. That’s the opening line off the opening track ‘Litmus’ from the Floridian quartet’s new album Civilizations, soon to be released on Argonauta Records. Over the ten years of the sludge metal crews career they have slowly been honing their sound, and across recent releases, the… Read More »

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Black Moth – Anatomical Venus (, , )
20th February 2018 -

2018 is promising to be an incredibly big year for Black Moth. Hotly tipped from all corners of the industry to make a real impact over the next 12 months, the Leeds quintet are looking to take the first step to fulfilling their undoubted potential with new record ‘Anatomical Venus’, and what a first step it is. This is one… Read More »