December 3, 2020

Author: Richard Proctor

Former reviewer in the CRS "Rock Society" magazine. Formative music years were the 70's, from psychedelia, folk-rock, blues-rock, heavy rock, punkdom, New Wave through to Indie. I love pretty much all rock music, .... I just don't do soul and disco! 😁

Green Druid. New Single ‘The Forest Dark’ out now plus new album info. [Earache Records]

FFO: Sleep, Electric Wizard, Ohhms CRUSHING PSYCHEDELIC DOOM ORDAINED AT THE HALLOWED ALTARS OF ELECTRIC WIZARD & SLEEP... ISOLATIONIST, CINEMATIC AND DEVASTATING. INTRODUCING, GREEN DRUID. PSYCHEDELIC DOOM MASTERS 'GREEN DRUID' UNLEASH CINEMATIC AND BROODING SINGLE 'THE FOREST DARK' AND ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM 'AT THE MAW OF RUIN', OUT DECEMBER 4TH VIA EARACHE RECORDS From the label..

RUSSIAN GROOVE-METALLERS SHOKRAN LAUNCH VIDEO TO ACCOMPANY SINGLE ‘NATURE OF THE PARADOX’ TAKEN FROM LATEST ALBUM ‘ETHEREAL’

FFO: Periphery, Monuments, Veil of Maya, Coheed and Cambria Powerful groove laden riffs with flourishes of oriental and middle-eastern influences in their soundscapes - Russia's Shokran have made a name for themselves in recent years as a household name in the European progressive metal scene.  Despite being approached by various record labels, the band decided to..

When Rivers Meet – We Fly Free

British husband and wife blues rock duo When Rivers Meet announce their debut album We Fly Free will be released on Friday 20th November 2020. The first single Battleground was released on 9th October and is now available from www.smarturl.it/whenriversmeet. Since launching onto the Blues scene with their debut The Uprising EP in April 2019,..

Voodoo Six release “Liar And Thief” single and “Simulation Game” album

"SIMULATION GAME" NEW ALBUM RELEASED OCTOBER 16th, 2020 ORDER THE ALBUM FROM https://smarturl.it/VoodooSix NEW SINGLE "LIAR AND THIEF" AVAILABLE TO STREAM FROM FRIDAY OCTOBER 16th Voodoo Six release their new studio album "Simulation Game" on Friday October 16th. To celebrate the occasion, the band also release a new single entitled "Liar And Thief." Both the album and single..

Moriaty – The Die Is Cast

Devon-born rock duo Moriaty release their new album The Die Is Cast on 23 October. Hailed as a “two-headed riff monster” and known for harbouring a unique set of influential bedfellows ranging from rock legends like Rage Against The Machine, Muse and The White Stripes to hip-hop heroes such as Dr Dre, Snoop Dogg and The..

Ruff Majik – The Devil’s Cattle (Mongrel Records)

Ruff Majik are an abrasive but humorous, stoner-rock band formed in South Africa in 2012, originally featuring the talents of guitarist/vocalist Johni Holiday, bassist Jimmy Glass and drummer Ben Manchino, but now augmented by guitarist Cowboy Van and guitarist/keyboard player (and long-time friend and producer) Evert Snyman. Their early work was pretty heavy, basic, stoner..

Vambo release new single Fast Car from re-released debut album

Vambo release their single ‘Fast Car’ today (Friday 2 October). The single is taken from their swaggering and powerful self-titled debut, that will get the deluxe treatment when it is re-released on Friday 6 November as “Vambo Deluxe” featuring five bonus tracks. The album is released by Goliath Records, via Universal Music. The five bonus tracks include “Paradise”, “Mistaken Identity,”..

King King – Maverick (Channel 9 Music)

Glasgow rockers King King finally get to see their fifth studio album Maverick released on Friday 6th November 2020 via Channel 9 Music (King King’s new independent label). Delayed more than once because of Coronavirus, the 10-track album, released on CD, vinyl and various bundles, is available for pre-order from www.kingking.co.uk. Maverick follows 2017’s critically acclaimed album Exile & Grace and includes the new line-up..

Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge – Blitz Sessions

Based in Oslo, Norway, Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge is a post-rock collective whose sound can be placed alongside artists like Mono, This Will Destroy You, Godspeed You! Black Emperor and Mogwai. Rolling guitar chords and haunting synths are the voices of YDNWR, floating on a sea of rumbling bass and drums. They describe themselves..