Wild Throne – Blood Maker

wildthrone

Bandcamp | Facebook

Wild Throne viene de Bellingham, Washington y recientemente edito su primer ep “Blood Maker” bajo el sello Brutal Panda Records, es su primer ep como Wild Throne, antes llevaban por nombre Dog Shredder. La carrera de Wild Throne apenas empieza y ya les ha dado frutos, apareciendo en el SXSW y tocando con bandas como Black Tusk, Sanhet, y muchas otras.

Blood Maker consta de 3 canciones y por necesidad personal, tienes que escucharlo una y otra vez entra  por un largo periodo, hasta comprender su sonido. Lo mas fresco que he escuchado en algún tiempo, combinando post-hardcore, stoner metal, noise, progresivo y todo lo que se encuentre en medio de esos géneros, han creado una joya de ep para todos los que en algun momento no encontramos ninguna banda nueva que nos llame la atención. Algunos dicen que es una mezcla entre The Mars Volta y Baroness, y pudiera ser, es una mezcla de esos dos sonidos bien equilibrados, obviamente con su propio toque, y eso es lo que lo hace sonar original,

Acá un vídeo de una canción de este ep. Después de escucharlo, les aseguro que el próximo paso sera ir a bandcamp a escuchar por completo el ep.

S:t Erik- From Under The Tarn

Origin:Sweden
Year:2012
Genre: Doom metal / Psychedelic / Stoner
Tracks: 5
Label: Spora Records
 S:t Erik comes from Uppsala, Sweden, a five pice band playing psychedelic/stoner doom since 2006. To be honest this is the first time i listen to the band and i was surprised by the great quality of music, ¨From Under The Tarn¨ it´s their first full lengt and this can be some of the best full lenghts of doom, even though there´s a long list of albums that was released this year, this can fight a place in the top 10. Their music is pretty catchy, creating cosmic atmospheres, violent head-banging and overall heavy riffages, an album you can´t let go if you like bands like Acid King, Om, Ufommamut or Electric Wizard. Highly recommended.

Shogun Assassins – Blue Liquid, Black Sounds, Red Display

Origin: Denmark
Year: 2012
Genre: Blues / Psychedelic / Stoner 
Tracks: 3
Label: Psychenhagen Records 
Shogun Assassins is a rock trio from Copenhagen, DK. The musical style draws on inspiration from the 60s and 70s. Psychedelic vibes and groovy tunes.
Shogun Assassins was formed in 2008. Before that the members had played in various groups together, but felt it was time to experiment with new, different sounds. The debut EP ‘Caveman’ was released in 2010. In 2012 a new release was recorded with producer Johan Lei Gellett (Baby Woodrose, The Good The Bad, Kira and the Kindred Spirits etc.). The EP titled Blue Liquid, Black Sounds, Red Display was released on Psychenhagen Records.[Band request]

Nomega – Deimos

Origin: Romania
Year: 2012
Genre: Psychedelic / Sludge / Stoner 
Tracks: 4
Label: Unsigned
Nomega is formed in Timisoara, Romania, about a year and half ago and this is are their first recordings. It’s actually a live-in-the-studio demo, it contains long tracks, from 7 mints to 22 mints, a complete ritual you need to do. Spoken words and psychedelic riffs all around, can’t wait for hear more from this band. Recommended.[Band request]

Dopelord – Magick Rites

Origin: Poland
Year: 2012
Genre: Stoner Doom
Tracks: 7
Label: Unsigned
Great band from Lublin, Poland, their music is mainly influenced by old movies, 70’s music & magical herbs. If you like Electric Wizard, Belzebong or Acid King, you should give a listen to Dopelord. Listen to “Ghost Cargo From The Bong”, smoke a bowl and just listen the complete album, highly recommended. 
[Band Request]   

Sun Eater – S/T EP

Origin: United States
Year: 2012
Genre: Psychedelic | Stoner 
Tracks: 3
Label: Unsigned
Sun Eater is a psychedelic stoner trio from Tacoma, WA. Comprised of three college students between the ages of 19 and 20, Sun Eater is bringing a fresh sound to the psych rock genre with an emphasis on heavy riffs, intense guitar solos and quality. Founded in the Fall of 2011 by Ben Block and Kirby Lochner, they soon picked up Daniel Salas on the drums and the band has been the same ever since. With diverse musical backgrounds between the three members, Sun Eater is sure to turn heads with a strong, new sound. Working hard in the basement for the past six months they are finally ready to release their first debut EP, recorded at the band’s home in Washington state.  [Band request]


Iron Mtn – Iron Mtn

Facebook
Origin: United States
Year: 2012
Genre: Psychedelic Stoner Doom Metal
Tracks: 4
Label: Unsigned
Get a copy here.
Iron Mtn, a band from Los Angeles you should check out. These guys have played already with 16, Black Cobra, Zoroaster… just to name a few, don’t know why they released something before but this self titled ep is something you should play after work, during the smoke session. The 4 tracks starts downtuned/stoner/psychedelic and it ends the same, it’s an instrumental band and i don’t care about that, vocals are no needed. For fans of Electric Wizard, Black Sabbath, Cough or Zoroaster., highly recommended, headbanging in slow motion.
You can download this for free at their bandcamp, but remember this, hand numbered limit edition of 100 copies only , act fast.

Windhand – Windhand

Origin: United States
Year: 2011
Genre: Doom Metal | Psychedelic | Stoner
Tracks: 5
Label: Force Field Records
Buy: Here
After their brutal demo, they come back with this new album, the album contains the 2 tracks from the demo, and the new songs are in the same line, sounds sick, heavy as shit. Wish i can see them live one day and feel that fucking hate from their amps. Highly Recommended.

Drawers – All Is One

Origin: France
Year: 2011
Genre: Sludge Metal | Stoner
Tracks: 12
Label: Slow Burn Records
Buy: Here
“The first full-lengh from the French band Drawers called “All is One”. Concept album about a sailor crossing the ocean to find its nemesis, 12 titles with the accents to Heavy Sludge and Stoner in the line of Mastodon, Crowbar or Baroness.” Wanted to post this days ago, but i’ve been robotized and can’t do other thing than work, fucking shittty days. Highly Recommended.

Griever – Inferior

Origin: United States
Year: 2011
Genre: Hardcore|Post-Hardcore|Stoner
Tracks: 4
Label: Vitriol Records
Buy: Here
Griever are from San Diego, they come from the defunct band Lewd Acts. I think they are playing an interesting hardcore style incorporating more things than just hardcore, i can’t describe each thing on it cause it’s hard, but so far you can easily hear influence of post-hardcore, sludge all that packaged with some stoner riffages, i really like how they incorporate all those influence to create something new. I’ve been listening this for weeks, so highly recommend this ep, it’s time to listen an interesting project.  Favorite track: Home Again, Alone Again.

Cosmic Nod – Dilettant

Origin: Holland
Year: 2010
Genre: Psychedelic Doom|Stoner 
Tracks: 6
Label: Unsigned
Buy: No buy option
Sorry to those who send requests and aren’t posted, i’m going to post them asap! fucking work…Anyway, right now i discover this band and i want to share this with all of you, i don’t know if it’s an album or what, it was self recorded with a stereo room-mic but they sound pretty good. I don’t know much about the band, they are from Holland, a place were weed is legal and you buy it like buying a six pack. Cosmic Nod are 3 guys playing instrumental Psychedelic Doom with a stoner feeling, you feel how the wave of the music goes to your brain, or maybe i’m just tripping out, i really recommend this if you like bands like Cosmic Vishnu, Earth, Earthless, Om or even Cough. Roll up another or get your bong and enjoy this dope tunes. Highly Recommended.

The House Of Capricorn – Sign Of The Cloven Hoof

Origin: New Zealand

Year: 2010

Genre: Stoner | Sludge

Label: Swamps Of One Tree Hill

Buy: Here

Web: Myspace

I’m kinda new into this genre so I can’t give much info about this great record. The intro sounds like there’s some atmospheric Sludge or Post-Metal coming up but nope, that’s not what you get. Slow Stoner-riffing at it’s best (at least how I can tell), I first had to think of Baroness but that changed within the next seconds but there was another part that remembered me of Baroness, though. The vocals sound like Zakk Wylde to me, which is not a bad thing at all 😉

Anyway, crushing sound, nice stoner vocals and great riffs. This is some good stuff for Edgar I think, haha. Give this shit a listen! Link ripped off of Onkel Mezzo’s Brutal Ways.

Tracklist:

1. Aurora Funeralis

2. Crowned & Drained

3. A Devilish Manifesto

4. Archways

5. Old Redhook

6. A Candle For The Morning Star

7. Hymn

8. Sol

9. The Inveterate

10. Lord Of Light And Pride

11. Under Southern Skies

12. Claws Of Fog

13. Awakening To Shrinking Light

Download

Animals Skins – EP

Origin: United States
Year: 2011
Genre: Hardcore|Stoner
Tracks: 4
Label: Unsigned
Buy: Here
Animal Skins is a band from Boise, ID, they recently oput out their debut ep. Never heard of them before, they are doing something interesting, they play heavy and loud hardcore filled with tons of stoner riffs and beats. I hope listen more of this in the future, this 4 tracks sounds really interesting, lets keep our eyes peeled. You can download it through mediafire or bandcamp for a better quality. Recommended.[Band request]