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My world of music - est. 2013

stoner rock

CD review STEAK "Slab city"

Veröffentlicht am 31. August 2014 von Markus W. in Steak, Stoner Rock, Rock, Kyuss, John Garcia, Monster Magnet, CD Review, News

CD review STEAK "Slab city"

(7/10) When I was thinking about 'steak' I was thinking about food, but not about stoner rock. But Steak is a band too. They are from London, founded in 2010 and play stoner rock. I wasn't aware that the desert reaches the UK capitol in the meantime,...

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CD review LONELY KAMEL "Shit city"

Veröffentlicht am 26. August 2014 von Markus W. in Lonely Kamel, Stoner Rock, Rock, Classic Rock, Hardrock, CD Review, News

CD review LONELY KAMEL "Shit city"

(7/10) Classic rock influenced stoner rock from Norway. Lonely Camel are from Oslo, the capitol of Norway and "Shit city", what a name for an album, is already the fourth longplayer in their history. It follows "Dust devils" and contains nine tracks;...

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CD review SHIT THE COW "Rissna" EP

Veröffentlicht am 20. August 2014 von Markus W. in Shit The Cow, Stoner Rock, Indie, Punk, Garage Rock, CD Review, Mammoth Mammoth, News

CD review SHIT THE COW "Rissna" EP

(9/10) Yesss. Shit The Cow is back with a new EP. Don't ask me why I like these guys, but their songs are just awesome. Already the last EP "Salt of the earth" took almost endless rounds in my player and the same happened to their first EP volume/cow"....

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AUDREY HORNE tour dates

Veröffentlicht am 13. August 2014 von Markus W. in Audrey Horne, 77, Pet The Preacher, Tour, Rock, Hardrock, Stoner Rock, News

AUDREY HORNE tour dates

On September 26 Audrey Horne will release their new studio album "Pure heavy" followed by a tour through Europe together with 77 and Pet The Preacher. Sounds like a cool package AUDREY HORNE Support: 77 Opener: PET THE PREACHER 26.11.14 Germany Essen...

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CD review JOHN GARCIA "John Garcia"

Veröffentlicht am 25. Juli 2014 von Markus W. in John Garcia, Kyuss, Vista Chino, Stoner Rock, Doom Metal, Rock, Alternative Rock

CD review JOHN GARCIA "John Garcia"

(7/10) John Garcia is an important factor in the stoner rock scene. His vocals left a mark on the sound of the legendary Kyuss who dominated the scene between 1988 and 1995. Next to his contribution to Kyuss Garcia also released albums with Unida, Hermano,...

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First song from JOHN GARCIA's solo album

Veröffentlicht am 24. Juli 2014 von Markus W. in John Garcia, Stoner Rock, Rock, Kyuss, Unida

First song from JOHN GARCIA's solo album

'The voice of stoner rock' John Garcia will release a new album - a solo album. The first track of the album can be listened to. The song is called "Her bullets energy". It's the last track on the album and feat. The Doors guitarist Robby Krieger. Check...

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CD review BLOODY HAMMERS "Under satan's sun"

Veröffentlicht am 28. Mai 2014 von Markus W. in Bloody Hammers, Black Sabbath, Doom Metal, Heavy Metal, Stoner Rock, CD Review, News

CD review BLOODY HAMMERS "Under satan's sun"

(8/10) Anders Manga is the man behind Bloddy Hammers. He is the mastermind of the Transylvania County based band. I have to admit that I haven't had the band on my metal radar so far, but this changed with their third album. The name of the disc is "Under...

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CD review DOWN "Down IV part 2" EP

Veröffentlicht am 11. Mai 2014 von Markus W. in Down, Doom Metal, Stoner Rock, Sludge, CD Review, News

CD review DOWN  "Down IV part 2" EP

(8/10) As promised Down released part 2 of the announced EP series. Another six anthems from the Louisiana based all-star band. What started many years ago with their highlight "Nola" climaxed in this EP. And Part 2 is a logical continuation for Part...

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CD review PET THE PREACHER "The cave & the sunlight"

Veröffentlicht am 18. April 2014 von Markus W. in Pet The Preacher, Stoner Rock, Space Rock, Doom Metal, Kyuss, Monster Magnet

CD review PET THE PREACHER "The cave & the sunlight"

(8/10) Pet The Preacher are probably not that much known so far. But this might change with their new album "The cave & the sunlight". Listening to the album makes you think that the desert is located Denmark. Why? The guys are from Copenhagen, Denmark...

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Live review Y.O.B. and NEW KEEPERS OF THE WATER TOWERS, Roadburn Festival, 013, Tilburg, 13.04.2014

Veröffentlicht am 15. April 2014 von Markus W. in Y.O.B., Doom Metal, Stoner Rock, Alternative Rock, News, Live Review, New Keepers Of The Water Towers, Roadburn

Live review Y.O.B. and NEW KEEPERS OF THE WATER TOWERS, Roadburn Festival, 013, Tilburg, 13.04.2014

YOB from Oregon are well known on the Roadburn. They played here already a couple of times earlier. Their music is a mix between doom metal, stoner rock and sludge. The contrast to the earlier performing Avatarium couldn't have been bigger. The show started...

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CD review DRAWERS "Drawers"

Veröffentlicht am 24. März 2014 von Markus W. in Drawers, CD Review, News, Stoner Rock, Doom Metal

CD review DRAWERS "Drawers"

(6/10) In German "be placed in a certain drawer" means that you literally place something in a drawer for storing it. But there is a second interpretation which means that you catagorise something. This was the first thought when I heard about Drawers...

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CD review THE GRAVIATORS " Motherload"

Veröffentlicht am 19. März 2014 von Markus W. in The Graviators, Stoner Rock, Doom Metal, News, CD Review

CD review THE GRAVIATORS " Motherload"

(7/10) This is one of the albums where the cover might mislead you in your expectations, esp. if you haven't heard about the band before. I had this with the new record of The Graviators. They are new for me, eventhough they started the band already in...

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CD review AMBERJACKS "Amberjacks"

Veröffentlicht am 19. März 2014 von Markus W. in Amberjacks, Psychadelic Rock, Stoner Rock, Alternative Rock, CD Review, News

CD review AMBERJACKS "Amberjacks"

(7/10) Amberjacks. Never heard about them? Me too. Amberjacks is a band from the south of The Netherlands. Their homebase is in Maastricht and that’s where they founded the band in 2012. In autumn 2013 the band started to record their debut album which...

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CD review RIOTGOD "Driven rise"

Veröffentlicht am 2. März 2014 von Markus W. in Riotgod, Stoner Rock, CD Review, News

CD review RIOTGOD "Driven rise"

(7/10) "Driven rise" is the debut of Riotgod, a new band formed by members of Monster Magnet. You might know them already from their 2012 Wacken show. It was Bob Pantella and Jim Baglino who had the idea to work on their own ideas in 2006. Completing...

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