Kadavar – Review

December 3, 2012

Know all the Sabbath album tracks classic rock radio doesn’t play? Kadaver does.

The Sword – Apocryphon – Review

November 30, 2012

The Sword offer up some righteous, mountain-sized licks. The Texas crew has delivered on three albums of Sabbath-styled of bluesy rock ‘n’ roll.

1776 – Review

September 25, 2012

1776 is a Longview, Washington-based band with a fantastic retro sound, recalling ’60’s garage rock.

Gentlemans Pistols – Review

September 14, 2012

Busy Brit Bill Steer lends his guitar expertise to not just Carcass and Firebird but also UK-based rockers Gentlemans Pistols.

Mangoo – Neverland – Review

August 2, 2012

Fuzzy Finnish rockers Mangoo conjure a Fu Manch vibe on “Datzun.” Their second album, Neverland, is getting some buzz in psychedelic/stoner circles.

Naam – The Ballad of the Starchild – Review

July 24, 2012

“Those who embrace Naam have the key to the door of mysteries and miracles, as Naam exists in the Divine plane and shines through to the Physical plane, bringing healing and self-renewal.”

Wino & Jennifer Herrema – Review

July 1, 2012

Doom legend Scott “Wino” Weinrich teams up with Jennifer Herrema of Royal Trux for this Rolling Stones cover. “Sway” does just that.

Mellow Bravo – Review

July 1, 2012

Boston’s own Mellow Bravo are gigging hard to bring their rock ‘n’ roll to beyond the land of Dunkin’ Donuts. Spread the word about their righteous mission.

Horisont – Second Assault – Review

July 1, 2012

Swedish classic rockers Horisont have been getting some serious buzz. Their traditional but polished and bluesy template is elevated by powerful vocals.

Black God – II – Review

June 1, 2012

Members of Endpoint, By The Grace of God, Black Cross, Coliseum, Initial Records, Young Widows. Dirty rock/hardcore, in case you weren’t paying attention.

Royal Thunder – CVI – Review

May 11, 2012

Bassist/vocalist Mlny Parsonz’s incredible voice was the highlight of the EP, and she gives a roaring performance on this album.

Whirr – Pipe Dreams – Review

April 15, 2012

Don’t let the term “neo-shoegaze” fool you. This Bay Area crew will lower your blood pressure in the best way possible with their Cocteau Twins-like hum.

Unsane – Wreck – Review

April 15, 2012

Unsane have brought their uncompromising noise rock to ultra-cool record labels: Matador, Amphetamine Reptile, Ipecac, and now Alternative Tentacles.

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