Over 20 years ago, while a student at Fort Collins High School, Aaron Beam of RED FANG helped stand up for music programs put at risk due to lack of funding. Today, Portland schools are struggling to fully fund art, photography, ceramics and other arts classes. RED FANG is honored to headline this benefit to give Portland students greater access to the arts, and have basic materials like paint, paper, and clay. (more…)
Melvins Lite Trekking Across Canada (and some US dates) This Summer; Last Call with Carson Daly performance on Apr. 25
First up, Electric Taurus. The band sound is strongly influenced by the ’60 and ’70 Rock Blues Cream, Jimi Hendrix, Grand Funk Railroad, Cactus, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Leafhound, Primevil, Buffalo, Blue Oyster Cult, May Blitz, Pentagram, UFO, Kyuss, Sleep,Trouble, Electric Wizard, Clutch, Down, Spiritual Beggars, Otis. Producing an heavy blues sound that include heavy grooves and fat riffs and leaves space for improvisation on stage.
They have 3 songs available but need to be downloaded separately.
April 19, 2012 | Categories: Bandcamp Recommendation, feature, Free Music | Tags: ambient, blues rock, Bluesbreaker, Doom, doom metal, Electric Taurus, hardcore, instrumental rock, Ipswich, Live in Dunedin, Old Gods, Progressive rock, Promo '07, Punk, retro-rock, Russia, Shock Absorber, sludge, Sludge Metal, stoner doom, stoner metal, Stoner Rock, SUn Eater, You You Dark Forest, You You Dark Forest Live | Leave a comment
The new Torche album ‘Harmonicraft’ leaked on the internet this week and downloads have been fevered and numerous. Since you have probably already heard part of all of this new Volcom release prior to the April 24th official release date…here is a review…
The first Torche release on the Volcom label was destined to be a swing for the fences. Following 2008’s ‘Meanderthal’ and the 2010 release ‘Songs for Singles’, it seemed that this Miami juggernaut could do no wrong. Between endless touring with acts like Valient Thorr and Corrosion of Conformity, and band members participating in other projects like the esteemed Floor and Robotic Empire act Shitstorm, Torche has been busier than a cucumber in a woman’s prison. That said, expectations were high for their Volcom debut.
The opening track of this behemoth wastes no time displaying no flavor. “Letting Go”, the opening track is characteristically upbeat. Uplifting is (more…)
The Next Hundred Years is a band from Vancouver Canada. They play an interesting blend of hard rock citing influences such as Kyuss and Queens of the Stone Age. Their sound is not desert rock though. Perhaps a heavier Queens though. Very good and highly recommended.
April 12, 2012 | Categories: Bandcamp Recommendation, feature, Free Music | Tags: ...in the key of sinners, Bloodmoon, Broxa, Canada, Come To Good - EP, Countach, Countach! (2012), doom metal, Fearless Sons, Fister, Hard Rock, Hotel Wrecking City Traders, Lost Dawn, Ocean Garden, Orenda, Piñata, retro-rock, sea of zyn, sludge, Sludge Metal, Sodacon, Songs of Summer Vol. 2, stoner doom, Stoner Rock, The Next Hundred Years, Vancouve, Violence, XXVII (EP) | 1 Comment