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HIGH ON FIRE To Release New Album “De Vermis Mysteriis” on April 3, 2012

Award-Winning Oakland Trio Announces Multiple Appearances at 2012 SXSW Festival

 

    HIGH ON FIRE De Vermis Mysteriis    

 

     World renowned hard rock band HIGH ON FIRE will release its new studio album De Vermis Mysteriis on April 3 via eOne Music. Recorded in Salem, Massachusetts’ GodCity Studios with (more…)

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Gun Horse Records – THE MUSIC RECORDING INDUSTRY IS IN THE TOILET—SO LET’S START A RECORD LABEL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FEBRUARY16th, 2012

(San Francisco, CA) A new and truly independent record label, Gun Horse

Records (GHR), launches in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Mission:
Make music. Record. Pay the rent. Sleep. Start over. (more…)


Daily Bandcamp Album – Hollow Mirrors – Hollow Mirrors

San Francisco has long been known to be home of a lot of the US psych rock over the years. Hollow Mirrors joins that elite club. Formed in 2010, the band set fourth to play shows, write music and eventually record. The band recorded what became their self titled debut at the end of 2011. It has been said that the band shares a similar style to other psych bands such as White Hills and Wooden Shjips. After listening to their album I can safely say that those claims are true.

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Review – Hollow Mirrors – Hollow Mirrors

San Francisco has long been known to be home of a lot of the US psych rock over the years. Hollow Mirrors joins that elite club. Formed in 2010, the band set fourth to play shows, write music and eventually record. The band recorded what became their self titled debut at the end of 2011. It has been said that the band shares a similar style to other psych bands such as White Hills and Wooden Shjips. After listening to their album I can safely say that those claims are true.

My first impressions of the album were pretty good. It is mellow, not to heavy, has plenty of psychedelics, some progressiveness, and some great guitar riffs and plenty to lose yourself in if that’s your type of thing. Really though, if you’re looking for an album to lose yourself into, Hollow Mirrors is a perfect choice. It’s mostly instrumental but there are some vocals throughout. It’s not very space rock-ish but more heavy psych and krautrock. “In A (more…)


San Francisco Rock Band WHIRR to Release New Album “Pipe Dreams” on March 13, 2012

San Francisco Rock Band WHIRR to Release New Album “Pipe Dreams” on March 13, 2012

Shoegazing Six Piece Shapes Sensational Sonic Soundscapes!      

Bay Area post-shoegaze sextet WHIRR will release its debut full length Pipe Dreams on March 13 via Tee Pee Records. Recorded in Palo Alto, CA at The Atomic Garden (Grayceon, Rocky Votolato) the ten song effort generates suspenseful songs of soothing, razor sharp guitar textures backed by soft, cooling vocals.

 

WHIRR “Pipe Dreams” (more…)


Daily Bandcamp Album – Burn River Burn – Burn River Burn

BURNRIVERBURN is a five-piece with a sound unique within the hard rock genre. In the face of the shear magnitude of their drop-tuned riff-rock and powerful vocals, BURNRIVERBURN blazes a trail for the next generation to follow.

The name BURNRIVERBURN, coined by Howell, is a reference to Cleveland, Ohio and it’s infamous burning river the “Cuyahoga” which, due to massive dumping, was accidentally set ablaze several times in the late 60’s prompting the creation of the EPA.BURNRIVERBURN spearheads the conspiracy to bring good old hard
Rock-n-roll back to the forefront of modern music….


Introducing… The Hard Ponys

The Hard Ponys is a rock band from San Francisco. The music they make isn’t freak-folk, noise-core or post……anything. It isn’t art damaged. The melodies aren’t sunny, sun-soaked or sun-dappled.
These guys have thought long and hard to come up with a name for what they do, and what they finally came up with is…Rock ‘n’ Roll. The kids are gonna love it. Trust us.
Formed in 2010 by former members of San Francisco’s Flash Bastard, the band also features former and current members of the Del Bombers, Mister Hyde, Horror Show, Stagger and Fall, RadiostarSF, the Beast of England and Medieval Knievel. The Hard Ponys’ debut CD was released this June (more…)