Sweet Apple releases its sophomore power-pop platter ‘The Golden Age of Glitter,’ one week from today, Apr. 8, via Tee Pee Records. The band consists of J Mascis (Dinosaur Jr., Heavy Blanket), Tim Parnin (Cobra Verde, Chuck Mosley), John Petkovic (Cobra Verde, Death of Samantha, Guided By Voices) and Dave Sweetapple (Witch, Vardlokk). ‘The Golden Age of Glitter’ is the follow up to the band's debut ‘Love &a...
One of the first truly exciting rock releases of 2014 is almost here. Swedish power trio Truckfighters will release its fourth studio LP ‘Universe’ in North America Feb. 4 via Fuzzorama Records. The Swedish band, who Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme has called "not just the best band I'd ever heard, but the best band that ever existed" and who has created some of the best stoner rock records of the last decade, describes th...
1. Clutch – ‘Earth Rocker’ (Weathermaker) – Producer: Machine
For the follow-up to 2009’s ‘Strange Cousins From The West,’ Clutch took a step back into their heavier, more concise past with great results. All the groove is still there, the sound is at least as clean and organic as ever, and you will inevitably find your rump shaking while your head’s banging.
2. Red Fang – ‘Whales and Leeches’ (Relapse) –...
#LinkFrogging...but that's how it goes.
It’s summertime already down here in Houston, and I’ve risen to the heat by compiling a Summer 2013 playlist. There’s some new stuff. Some medium-old stuff. And some ancient stuff. Regardless of age, however, each song stands on its own as a great summer-themed (to me) anthem. Even more spectacularly, their arc, played from beginning to end, roughly corresponds to the arc of any number of my 3-month breaks from school back when. And after all, summer really is for the k...
Hail demons! Strap it on as we explore the slippage of the giants and the possibility that new sounds can still be created, capping it off with an epic musical journey into the desert of your mind. Ozzy, Sabbath, Mustaine….we’re watching you, best come correct. Already racking up major kudos are the nouveau-Lizzy stylings of Black Star Riders, Kadavar, Rotting Christ, and Blaak Heat Shujaa. Time to listen, ya’ll.
Horns Up! – J&L
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Music featured this episode:
The Vile Compile – Free Heavy Metal Compilation Album, by Headbang Today
Queens Of The Stone Age – ‘If Only’
Blaak Heat Shujaa – ‘The Revenge Of The Feathered Pheasant’