Tagged: Stoner Rock

Gold Phoenix At A Glance…

Gold Phoenix – Surrey, England, United Kingdom. Another band found in the depths of our overflowing inbox, Gold Phoenix hail from Surrey and play Rock n’ Roll. To be more specific, this is a band that yearn for the sounds of the legends so influential. The likes of ACDC and Eagles...

DOT – ‘DOT’.

DOT – Toulouse/Bath, France/United Kingdom. Cover photo credit: Imag’in Live – Click Here. The two-piece band dynamic is somewhat popular these days with big names such as Royal Blood, Slaves, Sleaford Mods etc… garnering the majority of the popularity and credit to the formula and fair play to them. However, it...

Fresh Picks: Malfunc Prism.

Malfunc Prism – Freiburg, Germany. The cover photo used is very fitting for a band who can’t decide how to describe themselves or who are further confused by those who try to describe them. Malfunc Prism of Freiburg have been compared to the likes of Pearl Jam, The Distillers, Deftones,...

Brain Ape Return With ‘Auslander’.

Brain Ape – London, England, United Kingdom. For our previous work on the band – Click Here. Photography credit – Gregory Hesse-Wagner. Ah, Brain Ape. A strange band from London with revolving members quite literally in and out of humanity. For now the three-piece are to be believed wholly human although many...

Underwing and The Debut ‘Kaela Upsweep’.

Underwing – Arendal, Norway. Cover photo credit: Jasmin Moriko. ‘Progressive Grunge’ is a term I hadn’t heard until I received a review request from Norway’s Underwing. To understand this I would say try to envision a concoction of vintage Red Hot Chili Peppers, Soundgarden, Audioslave, Pearl Jam and Tool. This was...

One Eyed Jack – ‘What m’ I Getting High On?’

One Eyed Jack – Verolanuova, Italy. Now, with an album title such as the above followed by three pink Chickens, you are naturally going to expect an album not fitting of the word “normal” or any other adjective depicting just another Rock band. One Eyed Jack are abstract and with...

Papertank and The Debut ‘Playground’.

Papertank – La Chaux De Fonds, Switzerland. Switzerland three-piece Papertank recently released their debut album on Division Records and what an album it indeed is. The band consist of a drum-kit, a bass guitar and a voice-box and via this create a groove-laden mix of Punk, Garage Rock and Stoner Rock...

Bokassa – ‘Divide & Conquer’.

Bokassa – Trondheim, Norway. Cover photo credit: Erlend Lånke Solbu. Bokassa hail from Norway and they play some form of Rock music. Now even after hearing the words “Norway” and “Rock Music” you know (or rather you should) that you are about to witness something not for the feint of...

Fresh Harvest #4.

Black Tree Suns – Plymouth, England, United Kingdom. Imagine a hybrid between the tried and tested Grunge of Alice In Chains or Pearl Jam and the moody melodies and sharp riffage of Stone Sour. Imagine calm drum beats, mellow guitar riffs, sweet little harmonies and pain stricken vocals. This is...

Brain Ape and The ‘Give Me My P45’ Premiere.

Brain Ape – London, England, United Kingdom. For our previous work on the band – Click Here. Brain Ape are a London band that we keep good tabs on at MF. The band are somewhat idiosyncratic in some ways, as although they like many toil in and out of all...