The very intriguingly titled Dead Dirty Dinosaurs is an indie-rock band from Brisbane, Australia with a down and dirty sound born out of post punk and a high energy approach reserved especially for powerful three-piece bands. The music is clever and well written and they obviously know how to play and you get the feeling..
It’s a sobering possibility that there’s a generation of young people who may never experience the excitement, mutually exchanged body fluids, and archly bonding euphoria of a sweaty, alcohol enhanced live event in a club venue, packed like sardines yet utterly wrapped up in the moment. Such has been the paradigm shift of the last..
No disrespect to any other band out there - 2021 has already heralded some terrific releases with plenty more to come but it cannot be ignored that a new album from Gojira has an extra buzz of excitement attached to it. And while no band is infallible or untouchable in the absolute, this French quartet..
As regular readers of these pages will know, The Cherry Red label have been hard at work in recent times, compiling and releasing a host of 3-CD boxed sets, chronicling the development of various genres or bands. The great thing about these compilations is that they never resort to the trite or hackneyed. It’s easy..
Enslaved (photo credit: Roy Bjørge) CROSS THE RIVER, FIND THE KEY... Blackened avant-gardists Enslaved have revealed the next passage in their 30th anniversary voyage. To celebrate the launch of their Cinematic Tour 2020 live album digital pre-orders, the band has premiered a live video for their single The Crossing, which captures another-worldly performance of their classic song through a new modern..
The debut album of SILVER LAKE by ESA HOLOPAINEN is available on May 28th via Nuclear Blast Tonträger Produktions- und Vertriebs GmbH and comes not only with the legendary guitar riffs of Esa Holopainen from AMORPHIS, one of Finland's biggest guitarists and metal songwriters, but also seven famous rock and metal vocalists such as Jonas Renkse (Katatonia), Einar Solberg (Leprous), Björn "Speed" Strid (Soilwork), Anneke Van Giersbergen and many more,..
NEW ALBUM "...THE FIRE COSMIC!"RELEASED AUGUST 6, 2021PRE-ORDER THE ALBUM NEW SINGLE " WAITING FOR YOUR LOVE"RELEASED MAY 21, 2021 - PRE SAVE THE SINGLE “Redfern combines the rawness of Hound Dog Taylor, the freeform approach of Sonny Sharrock, the firebrand playing of Johnny Winter, and the technique of Dave Hole with the ghost of..
NEW ALBUM 'ALTER' RELEASED 25TH JUNE (PELAGIC RECORDS) Nordic pop diva KARIN PARK of ÅRABROT adds her ethereal, mournful voice and keys to the primordial sound of legendary electronic pioneer LUSTMORD for this sublime and poignant collaboration. ALTER is a ritual of our times and 'Hiraeth' is the new single. On the pair's frst collaborative work,..
UK based alt-rock trio Mercutio are thrilled to announce the release of their new single, Revolution Station, on the 28th May 2021. The single is taken from the bands forthcoming debut UK album, Antagonist, released on the 4th June 2021. The band have also announced themselves as main support on Inglorious UK headline tour in..
Now then, listen up, this is something special! Imagine a band remarkably like Dire Straits, playing quality blues-rock but with Ian Gillan on lead vocals, with hints of Graham Parker and Chris Rea thrown in for good measure! Swiss-based foursome the Ellis Manos Band will release their second album Ambedo on 25th June 2021 on Jazzhaus Records. In Switzerland, the Ellis..