Author Archives: Brian

New Addition: Gli Avvoltoi – Il Nostro E’ Solo Un Mondo Beat (1988)

Italian psych influenced beat group Gli Avvoltoi (The Vultures) recorded their debut album “Il Nostro E’ Solo Un Mondo Beat” (Our World Is Just A Beat) over the course of four days in April 1988 for the Contempo label. It’s … Continue reading

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New Addition: Cactus – S/T (1970)

The self titled debut from Cactus was released in the summer of 1970 for the ATCO label. Consisting of former members of Vanilla Fudge, The Amboy Dukes, and The Detroit Wheels, the group churned out some decent, albeit un-exceptional, hard … Continue reading

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Posting resumes this week!

I know it’s been a bit quiet on the site this past year, but that will hopefully be changing this week, for real this time! I’ll be expanding the focus of the site a bit, and instead of just posting … Continue reading

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Calling All Sabbath Fans: Freedom Hawk’s “Holding On” Album Out Now On Vinyl!

Holding On, the third full-length album from Virgina Beach stoner rock maestros Freedom Hawk is now available on vinyl from Small Stone Recordings. You’d be hard pressed to find a review of these guys that doesn’t mention Black Sabbath, but … Continue reading

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Alternative Tentacles To Reissue Dicks Material In May

Some great news to report for fans of 80s Texas punk legends The Dicks, as Alternative Tentacles will be reissuing the bands early catalog this May. The singles The Dicks Hate The Police (1980) and Peace? (1984), as well as … Continue reading

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Killer Heavy Rock N Roll From TX, American Sharks “Weedwizard” 7″ Out Now!

A pretty killer 7″ showed up in the mailbox this week from the Texas based American Sharks. The two track single, titled “Weedwizard” was released late last month for Austin label Pau Wau Records. The a-side, “XVI” has a stoner/doom … Continue reading

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First New Angel Witch Album In Over A Decade Out Soon From Rise Above

As Above So Below, the first new album from NWOBHM group Angel Witch since the late 90s, will be released next week by UK metal label Rise Above Records. From the label about the record: “Its contents unite newly-penned yet … Continue reading

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New Cheap Time Album Out May 1st On In The Red

May 1st is the street date for Wallpaper Music, the latest album by Cheap Time, the super rockin’ garage trio from Tennessee led by Jeffrey Novak. Recorded in Novak’s home studio, Wallpaper Music will be released by In The Red, … Continue reading

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Sacred Bones Reissuing UV PØP’s “No Songs Tomorrow” LP

Brooklyn based label Sacred Bones will be reissuing No Songs Tomorrow, the first proper album from the UK post-punkers UV PØP on April 3rd. This will be the first time the album has been pressed to vinyl in nearly three … Continue reading

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Latest Dan Sartain LP “Too Tough To Live” Now On Vinyl

Dan Sartain‘s Too Tough To Live, which was released earlier this year by the UK based One Little Indian label is now available on vinyl! The Birmingham, Alabama based rocker powers through 13 tracks in 19 minutes on the album, … Continue reading

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