EP REVIEW: Mother Of Graves – In Somber Dreams

Based out of Indianapolis and featuring a who’s who of veterans from such bands as Obscene, Harakiri, and Bulletwolf, Mother Of Graves makes a strong first impression with their debut EP. The group’s melodic approach to Death/Doom makes no bones about the influence from Paradise Lost and Katatonia, mixing the former’s mournful leads with the latter’s mid-tempo pacing. One can also detect traces of Novembers Doom in the vocals and Dan Swano’s signature touches on the mastering.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Fumarole – Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes


Today on the block we have Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes by Australian Stoner Doom band Fumarole, out now from the excellent Interstellar Smoke Records. I’ve heard a couple of their singles and dug what I heard, so I was definitely stoked to get the album in hand. Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes starts off pedal down and never really lets up. Loaded with hooky as hell riffage, driving rhythms, and killer spots where the bass and drums lay down the groove while the guitar has its fun. The solos are tasty, they have a rock feel sprinkled with some blues that truly add to the overall vibe.

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EXCLUSIVE EP PREMIERE: Ghost Hello and Night Goat Split Release Full Stream

 

Two of the best underground bands in the US Stoner Doom/Psych/Noise scene, Ghost: Hello and Night Goat have teamed up for an awesome split release to end 2020. Dropping tomorrow, December 1st from Interstellar Smoke Records the EP contains six songs all told, the per band, per side on the vinyl. Both bands were featured on Ghost Cult’s Crushing Underground Compilationthis year! This split is Ghost:Hello’s follow up to their 2019 release Color in Space, and Night Goat’s last release, their debut Milk, was dropped at this time last year. The bands bring different flavors but form a unified front on this release. Stream this majestic beast of metal right now!

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High Reeper Share Pentagram Cover – “Hurricane”- Debut Album Reissue Incoming

Stoner Doom band High Reeper will see the re-release of High Reeper‘s self-titled debut album this January 11th, via Heavy Psych Sounds! Ther release will feature brand new artwork and two bonus tracks including a cover of Pentagram’s “Hurricane,” which you can hear right now, via The Obelisk!Continue reading

Stoned Jesus to Livestream their “Live at Green Theatre” Show Today

Ukrainian Psychedelic Stoner band Stoned Jesus will stream their 2019 10th anniversary concert today, “Live at Green Theatre” show for fans. They played an intimate concert in Kyiv at the Green Theatre and are now premiering the full live-show exclusively on the Napalm Records YouTube channel, today at 7pm CET. Set your reminders and come back for the show! Continue reading

Old Blood Shares New Video For “Pentahead”

California Psychedelic Doom band Old Blood released their stellar new album Acid Doom (read our review here) this summer on Metal Assault Records, to much acclaim. The band just dropped the new music video for the song “Pentahead” which you can see at the links below. The video is part performance and party creepy vibes that Acid Doom has to spare, and was Directed by Cole Donovan Gunner and Edited by J.F. Stone. Watch it now!Continue reading