Listening through Drifting in the Endless Void, the first release from Sweden’s Dozer in fifteen years, is like being transported back in time when the term “Desert Rawk” was still being formulated. It’s a genesis kind of heaviness that transcends any one genre with an incessant pummeling that’s profound as it builds upon a sonic world that Dozer helped shape having come up around the fall of Kyuss in the mid-’90’s.[Read more…]
Solace Take Listeners To The Brink With Raucous Riff-Forward New Record
Ferocious. Fantastical. Fuckin’ awesome. These are just some of the phrases that would accurately describe New Jersey’s Solace and, more importantly, their latest full-length from Blues Funeral Recordings.[Read more…]
Howling Giant Aim Beyond The Stratosphere On Colossal The Space Between Worlds
There are still bands out there that continually put out great music. You know what I mean? Like, their albums are constantly consistent, the track order makes sense, and from start to finish they provide a masterclass in how to do things just right. Sonic comfort food, if you will. Tennessee’s Howling Giant is one of those kinds of bands and on their debut full-length, The Space Between Worlds, they offer up a sprawling epic destined to show up on many a 2019 “Best Of” list and linger in the collective consciousness long after this year is through.
But I digress.[Read more…]
Domkraft Deliver A Deluge Of Dynamic Doom With Flood
Domkraft is the best Doom/Sludge out there today. Yep. It was said. By me. Just now. On Flood, they take all that kind of good stuff you get when you combine equal parts mysticism with good ole psychedelia and fuzz and wrap it in a desert rawk package to get the album you’ll eventually hear on October 19th. [Read more…]