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Buzzard Buzzard Review

Minnesota trio Buzzard, Pete Campbell (guitar, vocals ), Andy Campbell (drums) and Gene Starr (bass), are all seasoned musicians who have frequented the line ups of some of the stoner/hard rock scenes most well respected bands, Sixty Watt Shaman, The New Suns. Place of Skulls and The Mighty …

Atragon I Necromancer Review

Edinburgh's Atragon are a band who like their doom a touch on the "classic" side, the four piece, of Jan Gardner (vocals), Ruaridh Daunton (guitar), Ewen Cameron (bass) and Jason Watt (drums).readily cite the likes of Cathedral, Reverend Bizarre and Sabbath as influences that have shaped their sound. …

Poste 942 Long Play Review

French quartet Poste 942 are not what you would call your atypical stoner rock band,. their sound of fuzz drenched grooves and grinding rhythms are informed as much by those of AC/DC as they are by Kyuss and their ilk and if you throw a smattering of Seattle …

All Star Supergroup with Ripper Owens Steve Digiorgio Chris

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Editor, RiffRelevant.com) An unnamed supergroup containing some of the biggest, most well known names in all of metal is being formed at the behest of Frontiers Music Srl. The stellar Who’s Who of artists involved includes guitarist Chris Caffery (Savatage, Trans-Siberian Orchestra), vocalist …

Dope Smoker Legalize It Review

Welsh trio Dope Smoker are a bit of an anomaly, the band, who to date have released five albums, are seemingly obsessed with surf, sea and marijuana, using these themes over and over again as the foundations on which to build their sound, a sound which incorporates huge …

Altareth The Black Bible Tracks Review

Sweden's Altareth's last EP " Bury Your Mind In Moss" saw them staking a claim on those retro hard rock/stoner/doom crowns once the property of likes of Witchcraft and Graveyard, this year the band have reconvened with a new EP "The Black Bible Tracks" and this time it …

Blind Mess Blind Mess Review

The German hard rock/stoner/metal trio of Daniel (Guitar/Shouts), Martin (Drums) and Oskar (Bass) originally started life as Black Mass in their hometown of Munich in 2016 but for legal reasons had to have a quick change of name so with a deft stroke of a pen Blind Mess …

Sasquatch Maneuvers Review

Sasquatch are a band who never disappoint, never deliver less than 100%, run your finger along their back catalogue and randomly stop anywhere and you are almost guaranteed to find a song that will leave you listening and nodding along with a big cheesy grin on your face. …

Vokonis The Sunken Djinn Review

Sweden's Vokonis, Simon Ohlsson (guitar/ vocals), Jonte Johansson (bass/backing vocals) and Emil Larsson (drums), made everyone sit up and listen with their debut " Olde One Ascending" the album stormed the " Best of 2016" lists of many of the stoner/doom scenes makers and shakers as well as …