WOLF PRAYER: ‘Echoes of the Second Sun.’

Just last night, when writing about German band wolf prayer, and the track ‘Desert,’ I mentioned that they ‘…  won’t commit to this tagging, although not completely denying it either. The album, I’m assured, contains some surprising tracks. I’m intrigued.’ The tagging to which I referred, relates to the one of ‘stoner’ which seems to… Continue Reading


I CRIED WOLF: ‘Sigh.’

Don’t be misled by the angelic, Westlife look; don’t be misled by the theme of their new single, ‘Sigh‘ – ” a story about the shortcomings of online dating, how you can go from the absolute euphoria of making a connection with someone new, to worrying that you’re not enough, to pretending to be exactly… Continue Reading


KAL-EL: ‘Witches of Mars.’

Music doesn’t get much heavier than this! Norwegian stoners Kal-El are set to unleash their storming fourth studio album, ‘Witches of Mars.‘ OK, it’s a few months away, on October 4th, but the title track has been made available as of now. And it’s a doozy! Heavy touring schedules over the seven years since their… Continue Reading


WOLF PRAYER: ‘Desert.’

German based band wolf prayer release their debut album, ‘Echoes of the Second Sun’ this coming Friday, July 5th. From the sound of ‘Desert,’ the recently released ‘sampler’ track from the album, one could be forgiven for describing the band as being of ‘stoner’ persuasion. But wolf prayer won’t commit to this tagging, although not… Continue Reading


BANDAID BRIGADE: ‘Travel Light.’

Bandaid Brigade are a new band out of somewhere, USA. The press bio doesn’t say. Not that it matters. But given the band’s instigators are Zach Quinn, of hardcore punk band PEARS fame, and Brian Wahlstrom (Scorpios, Gods of Mount Olympus) then I’ll take a punt on New Orleans and California. The band’s makeup is completed… Continue Reading


OH HIROSHIMA: ‘Oscillation.’

Oh Hiroshima are a Swedish post-rock band of considerable pedigree and loyal following. Initially operating as a two-piece, out of Kristinehamn back in 2007, they doubled their numbers four years later in order to become a fully fledged, functioning live act. It’s now four years since Oh Hiroshima’s sophomore album, ‘In Silence We Yearn,‘ but… Continue Reading