Articles tagged stoner rock

The Melvins: Basses Loaded

With nutty titles, booming guitars, and an ex-Nirvana member playing the accordion, Basses Loaded is just business as usual for the Melvins, who continue to deliver.

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Blaak Heat: Shifting Mirrors

On Shifting Mirrors, Blaak Heat makes music that draws from a variety of worldly sources, prizing musical innovation as much as sheer heaviness.

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5 Apr 2016 // 2:20 AM

Black Mountain: IV

Black Mountain blends the best of its heavy and progressive tendencies on a record that proves that space can also be sexy.

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25 Mar 2016 // 2:10 AM

Zun: Burial Sunrise

A desert rock triumph that exists somewhere between the waking and dreaming world.

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10 Mar 2016 // 5:00 PM

Black Mountain - “Florian Saucer Attack” (Singles Going Steady)

"Florian Saucer Attack" shows Black Mountain pressing their instruments, and thereby the song itself, toward some limit-point where eschatological destruction looms precipitously near.

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16 Feb 2016 // 3:20 AM

Wolfmother: Victorious

Leaning on the sounds of the past, Wolfmother makes a record that is very much in the now.

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Monster Magnet: Cobras and Fire (The Mastermind Redux)

Monster Magnet re-imagine one of their existing albums for the second time in two years, playing up the psychedelia without sacrificing the heaviness.

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Chron Goblin - “Give Way” (audio) (premiere)

The Western Canadian foursome return with a commanding new track.

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Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats: The Night Creeper

Because of a lack of movement and variation from track to track, The Night Crawler sounds terminally one dimensional.

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25 Aug 2015 // 2:20 AM

Dope Body: Kunk

A top-notch rock record, of the disgusting variety.

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Gaytheist + Rabbits - ‘GAY*BITS’ (album stream) (premiere)

Two of Portland's best underground bands join forces for a raucous and highly enjoyable split album.

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Black Mountain: Black Mountain (10th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)

This reissue of Canadian group’s debut album gets the deluxe treatment, doubling its length and lessening its impact.

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Wildlights - “Lions” (audio) (premiere)

This new project by the ASG frontman combines two great California rock 'n' roll sounds.

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Kadavar - “Last Living Dinosaur” (video) (premiere)

The German power trio emphasize "power" on this gargantuan rocker of a single.

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Black Mountain: Black Mountain

This 10-year anniversary version of Black Mountain has fine add-ons, all of which offer additional insight into McBean’s complex, often times confounding M.O.

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Marion Walker - ‘Serious Picnic’ (EP stream) (premiere)

The "casino trash" trio Marion Walker focuses on equal parts heavy garage rock and psychedelic on their new EP.

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Mark Lanegan Band: Phantom Radio

Phantom Radio is the quintessential Mark Lanegan album, both a great starting point for those uninitiated to his world and a document that the most devoted members of his cult fanbase will cherish as one of his best.

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Destruction Unit: Deep Trip

Whether by the boost of certain chemicals or the by the grace of living near a bleak terrain, Destruction Unit means it. They play from the abyss, and reach out to pull you in beside their queasy, addled, bleary, fuzzy selves.

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4 Aug 2013 // 11:01 PM

Black Tusk: Tend No Wounds

Savannah, Georgia trio offers no promise moving forward with their latest EP, Tend No Wounds.

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29 May 2013 // 11:02 PM

Kinski: Cosy Moments

Like its inspiration, Kinski can be fearsome (Klaus) but might surprise as lissome (Nastassja).

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Paul McCartney: Pure McCartney (take 2)

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"Pure McCartney really is a compilation for those wanted to dip their toes in wading pool instead of jumping waterfalls.

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