ALBUM REVIEW: In The Company Of Serpents – Lux

Denver Stoner/Sludge outfit In The Company Of Serpents has spent most of its eight years as a fluctuating two-piece, with only vocalist and guitarist Grant Netzorg as the constant. The arrival of Vermin Womb‘s JP Damron to the drumseat has seen an expansion to a trio with the addition of ex-Black Sheep of Kali stringman Ben Pitts and, maybe as a result, fourth album Lux (Self-Release) adds elements of invention and atmosphere to the core sound, demonstrating welcome growth. Continue reading

Watch Guns N Roses “Welcome To The Jungle” in the Styles of Lady Gaga, Rammstein, Billie Eilish, Periphery, Amy Winehouse, Alice In Chains, Lizzo, Korn, and more

YouTuber Anthony Vincent is at it again with another 10 Second Songs Video! Watch Guns N Roses mega-hit ‘Welcome To The Jungle’ performed in the styles of Lady Gaga, Rammstein, Billie Eilish, Periphery, The Smiths, Amy Winehouse, Alice In Chains, Celtic Folk, Bluegrass, Eurobeat, Bollywood, Lizzo, James Brown, Korn, Aerosmith/Run DMC and more! Continue reading

The Pilgrim – Walking Into The Forest

Gabriele Fiori obviously has too much time on his hands. The Black Rainbows frontman also runs Heavy Psych Sounds Records, and it’s this outlet through which he has chosen to propel new project The Pilgrim, a duo with bandmate Filippo Ragazzoni, toward the masses. Continue reading

Pharlee – Pharlee

There’s somethin’ incestuous a-brewin’ in San Diego: a fluid drift from band to band and back again, like the returning wisps of smoke from that latest joint exhalation. This is Zach Oakley’s second journey through my cans in as many months, while more of his friends in Psych outfits JOY and Harsh Toke make yet another union in the form of the drenched riffage of Pharlee. Continue reading

Conny Ochs – Doom Folk

If ever an album title was created with the subconscious aim of getting my attention it’s Doom Folk (Exile On Mainstream Records), the fourth solo album from multi-faceted German troubadour Conny Ochs. More famed in Metal circles for his collaborations with Scott ‘Wino’ Weinrich, Ochs’ own output is equally as relevant – perhaps more so. Continue reading

Amigo The Devil – Everything Is Fine

Troubador is a terminology almost forgotten to time. Sure it applies to a lot of Indie-Folk and Alternative artists. There are some really great storytellers across different genres in music history: Johnny Cash, Nick Cave, Tom Waits, Neil Young, Eddie Vedder, Loudon Wainwright III, Jaye Jale, Emma Ruth Rundle, The White Buffalo, Marissa Nadler, Chris Smither, Wovenhand, and even the lighter side of artists like Xasthur and Panopticon. Why not mash-up soulful Blues and Country like Hank III, but also Torch Song Art-Punk like Amanda Palmer? It can be done if you have the talent and the ability to convey realness. Fake anything won’t work for this style at all. Amigo The Devil a.ka. Danny Kiranos deals in these realities that point the mirror at the less flattering and absurd moments in life, including at himself. His new album, the Ross Robinson (Korn, Sepultura) produced Every Thing Is Fine (Regime Music Group) conveys this in spades. Continue reading

Prophecy Productions Signs Xasthur, New Music Incoming

Prophecy Productions, one of the leading underground heavy music labels in the world has announced a partnership with USBM legend Xasthur! In addition to their upcoming US tour and an appearance at Shadow Woods Metal Fest IV, new music will eventually see the light. Starting as a one-man black metal band, Xasthur has evolved into an unconventional, but incredible live entity with other players. Prophecy will launch this partnership with a new, limited edition EP, an exclusive preview of Xasthur’s upcoming full length, building on his new doomgrass style. The EP, Aestas Pretium MXVIII, will be sold exclusively on his forthcoming, extensive US tour. Continue reading

Steve ‘N’ Seagulls Covers Self Esteem By The Offspring

Steve ‘N’ Seagulls are well known for their bluegrass covers of Iron Maiden, Led Zeppelin, Dio, AC/DC, Metallica and Guns N’ Roses, and today we have a new one for your enjoyment. Continue reading

Video: Steve N’ Seagulls Share Their Bluegrass Cover Of November Rain By Guns N’ Roses

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Ever since Steve N’ Seagulls shared their bluegrass cover of ‘The Trooper’ by Iron Maiden two years ago, their popularity has grown quickly throughout the music world. Since then we’ve seen them cover the likes of Led Zeppelin, Dio, AC/DC and Metallica, and the guys have those tracks and more on their debut album. Steve N’ Seagulls released Brothers in Farms a few weeks ago thanks to Spinefarm, and we have a new video from the record for you today. Continue reading