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Black Rainbows – Stellar Prophecy (Heavy Psych)

Italian trio Black Rainbows hail from Rome, a city steeped in history and important significance to the world. Home of so many works of art and considered a cultural masterpiece, the Italian Capital has offered much throughout history and it… Continue Reading →

Graveyard – Innocence and Decadence (Nuclear Blast)

Graveyard have their own distinctive sound. If you search for ‘sound like Graveyard’ on internet radio sites or suchlike you get plenty of bands, but none of them really capture that retro Blues Rock style quite like Graveyard. It’s been… Continue Reading →

Sacri Monti – S/T (Tee Pee)

There’s been a lot of retro rock, doom rock, occult rock of late (call it what you want) and apart from The Riddles, not many bands have picked up the psychedelic tag. This American band from California really keep the… Continue Reading →

Oblivious – Out of Wilderness (Gaphals)

Despite this being their third album, albeit apparently after a line-up overhaul and label change, Oblivious are an act that I’ve been, well, oblivious to. So, is ‘Out of Wilderness’ the album to amend their status on my ever burgeoning… Continue Reading →

Ogre – Dawn of the Proto-Man and Seven Hells (reissues) – (Minotauro)

There is an old saying that you should never judge a book by its cover (unless said book is the UKIP manifesto in which case feel free to consider it a pile of shite). Equally pertinent is the saying that… Continue Reading →

Crobot – Something Supernatural (Nuclear Blast)

From note one of Crobot’s debut album, ‘Something Supernatural’, there can be little doubt as to what you are going to get, a wall of feedback building into the massively hook laden riffs of ‘Legend of the Spaceborne Killer’. Even… Continue Reading →

Brimstone Coven – S/T (Metal Blade)

  Following on from their 2013 signing to Metal Blade, retro/doom rockers Brimstone Coven have continued their foray into vintage 70’s style metal to bring us their self titled third album. The quartet from West Virginia are keen to make… Continue Reading →

Blues Pills – S/T (Nuclear Blast)

If you’ve either followed this site, or for some unknown reason followed my mad ramblings, you’ll be well aware of the massive regard I hold for Blues Pills, having previously given glowing reviews for their EPs ‘Devil Man’ and ‘Live… Continue Reading →

The Vintage Caravan – Voyage (Nuclear Blast)

There is only one depressing thing about this 3 piece Icelandic band’s second release. The band appear so young that it looks like if you added their ages together they would still be younger than me – and I’m 20… Continue Reading →

Nocturnal – ST (Gaphals Records)

With the recent rise in popularity of late 60’s/early 70’s retro doom/occult rock or whatever you want to call it we have Sweden’s Nocturnal throwing down the gauntlet and throwing a few cats among pigeons. To me this gem of… Continue Reading →

The (Original) Iron Maiden – Maiden Voyage (Rise Above Relics)

Before Steve Harris formed arguably the biggest heavy metal band on the planet, Iron Maiden existed as a completely different band. Formed in Basildon,Essex, these chaps were inspired by the likes of Cream, until Led Zeppelin caught their eye that… Continue Reading →

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