Category Archives: Rock

6 – Baroness – Blue Record (2009)

I’ve got a huge amount of respect for Baroness. For a band to bounce back from a horrific bus crash (minus two of the original members) shows tremendous strength. Just read this post from the year anniversary of the accident … Continue reading

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8 – Clutch – Earth Rocker (2013)

“Rock is dead” is one of those phrases that gets repeated quite often by people who never had any interest in rock music in the first place and/or people who will listen to only the sickest new Hip-Hop or electronic … Continue reading

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9 – Mad Season – Above (1995)

Mad Season were a grunge supergroup consisting of members from Alice In Chains, Pearl Jam and Screaming Trees. Before you cringe at the term supergroup, this isn’t a band whose big ego’s clashed and they ended up making something disappointing. In … Continue reading

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1 – Kyuss – Welcome To Sky Valley (1994)

This is the sound of a jeep roaring across desert plains. The sound of friends sat by a campfire, watching the sun rise & set with a few beers losing track of time. Another milestone in the stoner rock scene, … Continue reading

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2 – Tool – Lateralus (2001)

I’m actually completely intimidated about reviewing this album. I’m wondering if I can actually justify how good this is just using words. That sounds completely melodramatic, but sometimes the best way is to just let someone experience something for themselves … Continue reading

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5 – Dub War – Pain (1995)

If there ever was a hidden gem for metal heads who like something a bit different, this is it. This album effortlessly combines metal, reggae and touches of electronic & hip hop to create a completely unique fusion of music. … Continue reading

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6 – Crowbar – Odd Fellows Rest (1998)

I’ll never forget the moment I first heard this album towards the end of last year. This was a band I’d never heard before. I knew they played sludge, but that really didn’t do this band justice. See, despite me … Continue reading

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