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Gig review: THE SHARPEEZ/Deep Blue Sea/Spinout UK – Boom Boom Club, Sutton, 22 February 2019

The Sharpeez

The 3rd Boom Boom Rocking R&B Festival might not win many prizes for it’s strap  line, but The Sharpeez, DeepBlue Sea and Spinout Uk more than make up for that with three engagingly varied and well received sets. All 3 … Continue reading

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Album review: GWYN ASHTON – Solo Elektro

GWYN ASHTON – Solo Elektro

Pete Feenstra chats to Gwyn Ashton and plays tracks from ‘Solo Elektro’ on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio (repeated, Tuesday 15 August 21:00 GMT)  More information Fab Tone Records [Release date 01.09.17] Having established himself worldwide as power-house rock-blues guitarist, … Continue reading

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Album review: THE MUTANTS – Your Desert My Mind

THE MUTANTS – Your Desert My Mind

Killer Tracks [Release date 23.09.16] Fortified by a mission statement that reads: “The Mutants take to the underworld to plot and scheme with their network of punks, hippies, dandies, rude boys, lowlifes and degenerates to hatch a diabolical plan to … Continue reading

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Album review: CRIMSON STONE – Crimson Stone

Crimson Stone - Crimson Stone

La Choza De Doe [Release date 07.06.15] Which came first the chicken or the egg?  Put it another way, do bands like Crimson Stone try to fit a pre-existing musical mould? Crimson Stone show just enough imagination within a huge … Continue reading

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Album review: JOHN GARCIA – John Garcia

JOHN GARCIA – John Garcia

Napalm Records – Out Now. I have to admit that I was initially quite puzzled by the idea of John Garcia releasing a solo album at this moment in time. Why? Well, since the mighty Kyuss decided to disband in … Continue reading

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Quick plays: RAINBOWS ARE FREE, ROBIN GEORGE, LOUDON WAINWRIGHT III, SALIVA, AMANDA RHEAUME

Rainbows Are Free - Waves Across The Ocean

RAINBOWS ARE FREE – Waves Ahead Of The Ocean www.rainbowsarefree.com [Released 04.08.14] This is the second album by Oklahoma based rockers Rainbows Are Free and if you like Stoner rock and big Sabbath riffs you will love this album. Even … Continue reading

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Quick Plays: THE SPECTACLE, LIMB, SCREAM ARENA, STALA & SO, JS TOLAR, DISTANT PAST

Album review:  THE SPECTACLE – Traitors Doforit records ( Release date – out now) I don’t know a great deal about this lot other than they are from Texas and that their blend of stoner rock and grindcore is as … Continue reading

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Album review: DAMN VANDALS – Rocket Out Of London

Damn Vandals - Rocket Out Of Love

[Release date 07.04.14] Damn Vandals are cultivating a sound that is hard to ignore. The band’s urgent take on fuzzed up punk-tinged stoner rock makes you sit up and take notice. Chuck in a dominating vocal delivery with shoutey hints … Continue reading

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Album review: ISAAK – The Longer The Beard, The Harder The Sound

Small Stone Records www.smallstone.com Italy is not the first country you would associate with stoner rock, yet Isaak hail from there and have previously released a couple of albums under Ghandi’s Gunn, but changed their name to Isaak last year. … Continue reading

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Gig Review: SAINT VITUS/MOS GENERATOR – The Cathouse, Glasgow, 14 March 2013

Not sure what it says about me, but I do love a bit of doom/ stoner rock. This bill then looked like a good night with the godfathers of doom, Saint Vitus, paired with the excellent Mos Generator. Let the … Continue reading

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Quick Plays: SKANSKA MORED, WO FAT

SKANSKA MORED – Paths To Charon Small Stone Records Second album by this Swedish five-piece who meld 70’s rock with a latter day stoner rock vibe. Vocalist Janne Bengtsson is one of ths stars of the album as he can … Continue reading

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