Category Archives: psych rock

Vulkan – “Technatura”

At this point, the only reviews that I am writing are the ones that I am motivated to write. In other words, it has to be an album that I want you to know about. Here we have one: Vulkan … Continue reading

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Hexvessel – “Kindred”

Life is made up of second chances and second opportunities. This is provided we choose to take them. Given how many times that I miss my first chance at something, I am always willing to give it another chance. Such … Continue reading

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Oranssi Pazuzu – “Mestarin kynsi”

Oranssi Pazuzu are not going to be for everyone. If you aren’t into wretched black metal vocals like Ihsahn or Enslaved do, then you can skip this review. But if you do like those style of vocals and love the … Continue reading

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Former members of Jellyfish reunite as The Lickerish Quartet

This is GREAT news. 3/4ths of Jellyfish have reunited! I wish Andy Sturmer would come out of hiding! Still, the first track from The Lickerish Quartet is a dandy! Here’s the press release: ______________________________________________   March 13, 2020 — It’s … Continue reading

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Dead Kosmonaut – “Gravitas”

I’d never heard of the Swedish band Dead Kosmonaut before getting sent this promo but I liked the description so I gave it a shot. They definitely merge Sabbath and Maiden but also have a Uriah Heep vibe going as … Continue reading

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Sue’s Sweet Sixteen of 2019

My 2019 Sweet Sixteen “best of” studio albums list includes a reissue with new tracks added, because…. This was a great year for music, here are some albums that made an impression with me upon my first listen. Not definitive … Continue reading

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PH – “Osiris Hayden”

The album Osiris Hayden is the fifth release from the Finnish band that was known as Mr. Peter Hayden, now PH. Osiris was a god in ancient Egypt who was considered the Lord of the Earth, life, death and resurrection. … Continue reading

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Year of the Cobra – “Ash And Dust”

In four years, Year of the Cobra have managed to cement themselves in the stoner/doom realm as an absolute powerhouse duo. Truly, what else could you ever want or need in a great stoner band? Pounding drums, fuzzy, heavy bass, … Continue reading

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Kadavar – “For The Dead Travel Fast”

 With Halloween coming up, it’s that time of year that I delve deeper into my love of horror than the rest of the year (more R’lyeh than Mariana Trench level deep). So when I heard Kadavar was coming out with … Continue reading

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