Newsflash: There is Nothing for Void King!

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Hell’s Bells!

Now I am really feeling stoned. I just successfully navigated through a series of listens of the US stoner/doom band Void King and their debut and self-released album There is NothingVery nihilistic, ain’t it?

You will find an intense soundscape with a gazillion of downturned, excellent riffs assaulting you from every corner.

The record surprises with a grungy, doomish, metal-infused Stoner Rock from back in time. All of this fittingly supplemented by Jason Kindred‘s gritty vocals. At times their tune sounds like some unclean, drunken version of the biggies in the Doom world, like Paradise Lost[...] Click to raid more!

Newsflash – Stoners Gypsy Chief Goliath release Citizen of Nowhere!

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Ah, I am back in the ’70s or something!

Canadian stoner metallers Gypsy Chief Goliath are planning to unleash their third album Citizen of Nowhere later in 2016.

The band managed to recreate that unique sound. Stoner and Blues Rock, downturned Doom, and all of that with a deliciously metallic twist. Whereas we cannot really call their tune metal, nor should we. Right? To the point that I want to break out Easy Rider. But wait – the music on that one doesn’t really fit neither. So, nope.

Now to produce this sound, the band went analog on a reel-to-reel … [...] Click to raid more!

Sideburn – Evil or Divine (2015) – Review

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RockmusicRaider Review - Sideburn - Evil or Divine - Album Cover RockmusicRaider is having Swedish Rock and Metal week. We just finished a newsflash on Endbite. And now we’re ready to hit the folks from Sideburn and their 2015 album Evil or Divine. Not to be confused by the Swiss Metal band of the same name, by the way.

Sideburn are part of a very significant rock and metal community active in the land of stellar blond chicks, even better breakfast, ever behaving citizens and stringent speed controls.

Not so? Damn! 

In fact, the neat surface of this country hides this pretty exciting underground culture. Way cool that. Some big [...] Click to raid more!