Album Review: Black Atlas – Weight of the World (Self Released)

Black Atlas are a four piece band hailing from Bedfordshire, England and were formed in 2015. Deciding that their songs would sound better heavier, slower and with more fuzz meant they drifted away from the standard rock band sound. Weight of the World, the debut album is due out on November 2nd 2018.

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Album Review: Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats – Wasteland (Rise Above Records)

Formed in 2009, Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats are a mix of occult rock, stoner-doom from England. They have released five albums to date with their latest, Wasteland released on October 12th 2018 via Rise Above Records.

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Album Review: Emperors of the Wasteland – Begin (Self Released)

Emperors of the Wasteland will release their debut album, Begin on September 21st 2018. Formed in 2016, this Derby based hard rock band is a groove-oriented, blues-based rock band with a stoner edge and an image styled around a post-apocalyptic, Mad Max-esque theme.

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Album Review: Spacetrucker – Smooth Orbit (Self Released)

Cosmic travellers are rarely down to earth, but Spacetrucker embody the humble spirit of their native Missouri. While those influences of classic rock, grunge and stoner fuzz were left to simmer on first record Launch Sequence, they have since been distilled into a heady cocktail on Smooth Orbit, with extra garnishments added in the process. Smooth Orbit is set to be released August 17th 2018.

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Album Review: Red Swamp – Desertdrive (Hunnia Records)

Hungarian stoner-sludge metal bandits Red Swamp might be familiar to anyone keeping a keen eye on the eastern european underground scene, their recent second LP, titled “Desertdrive” was released this year on 4/20 (a number any self-respecting listener of the genre should be familiar with)!

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Album Review: Chubby Thunderous Bad Kush Masters – Come & Chutney (Riff Rock Records)

London based band, Chubby Thunderous Bad Kush Masters (which includes former Dopefight frontman Owen Carty) have been turning heads on the UK’s burgeoning underground scene. Now, Chubby Thunderous Bad Kush Masters are set to release their debut album Come & Chutney via Riff Rock Records on July 13th 2018.

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