Doll Hazard “Transatlantic Meltdown”

Chris Damien Doll (TRASHCAN DARLINGS, SUCIDE BOMBERS…) and Sandy Hazard (MCRACKINS, DIRTBAG REPUBLIC) have joined forced to offer us this 10 song album. Chris handled guitar and bass, Sandy took care of the drums, and both shared vocals in order to create this Norway-Canada sleaze rock alliance. The duo met through their love for glam…

Eduardo Martinez & The Thunderclouds “Hyena Planet Bites On You”

This project between Eduardo Martinez (The FLAMING SIDEBURNS) and Joe Klenner (CORAZONES MUERTOS) is a SMACK/The FISHFACES project. First, It was supposed to be just one song, but it ended up as a whole 12 song album on which you’ll hear SMACK classics such as “Good Morning Headache”, “Through The Glass”, or “Skin Alley”, and…

16 Ton Rockers “Limited Edition Deluxe”

We’ve been following 16 TON ROCKERS since their first demos. Here they are again, back with a 12 song CD under their arm. While songs like “Pistol A Go Go”, “All The Fucks” “Shake Riot & Roll”, or “On The Other Side Of Midnight” were released before, you’ll also find new songs such as “Limited…

Spencer Robinson and The Wolf Spiders “Beneath The Surface”

After releasing the promising EP “Standing At The End Of The World”, SPENCER ROBINSON is back and offers us this 8 song album in which you’ll hear the same dark and intimate atmospheres. “Drink Gasoline, Spit Fire” and “Killer On The Farm Tonight” set you right into this film noir meets deserted American areas mood….

Full Sleeve indie film

Our friends at Glambone podcast are working on a movie, here is what they say about it: “If you’ve been wondering why there hasn’t been a recent podcast in months, Full Sleeve has taken up the majority of my time. Do you love films as much as music? Do you like your films to be…

V/A “SMACKED! – A tribute to ILari “Claude” Peltola”

It’s good to see that someone finally decided to make a SMACK/Claude tribute album. Surprisingly, this comes from French record label Alive and Kickin’. Honestly, SMACK unfortunately never achieved any success in France (although their “Live Desire” album was also released on French record label High Dragon Records), and I wonder if they ever did…

The Phantoms “’65-’75” EP

San Diego rock’n’rollers The PHANTOMS offer us 5 covers from the 60s and 70s. The first one, BOWIE‘s “Drive-In Saturday” is very good, well they didn’t change much of it to make it their own, but covering BOWIE has never been the easiest thing to do, and they managed to do it right! JOHNNY KIDD…

The Judex releases new single “Kill White Lights”

New single from Philadelphia-based gritty Rock & Roll revivalists The Judex was recently released, mixed in NYC by the highly regarded Mark Plati (David Bowie, The Cure, Alain Bashung, Duncan Sheik). “Kill White Lights” is a brutal blend of pulp elements and 8mm energy, described by singer William as “a song about people who care…

Suzie Stapleton releases “Yesterday’s Town” single

New single from Australian-born, London-based alternative artist Suzie Stapleton with Gavin Jay (Jim Jones Revue/& The Righteous Mind) on bass and Ian White (Gallon Drunk) on drums. Stapleton appeared as guest vocalist on Lydia Lunch & Cypress Grove‘s “Under The Covers” earlier this year and continues to work with Grove on upcoming installment of The…

Role Models “Dance Moves”

Three albums in three years, so here is the third one! “Evangeline” opens on a darker note than what we used to hear on the two previous albums, but you’ll still find this “American indie rock melancholy” touch in the chorus (think of SOUL ASYLUM or The REPLACEMENTS.) “I Want More”, “Empire State”, and “Feel…

Indonesian Junk “Stars In The Night”

Milwaukee power rock’n’roll trio INDONESIAN JUNK have a cool name (from a CHEAP TRICK song), so that’s a good start! They also have a good album cover photo… What about their music? You’ll hear a bit of JOHNNY THUNDERS when listening to “Stars In The Night”, “Slowdown”, or “On The Run”, and “I’ll Run Away”,…

Toward Space “Black Magic” Video Premiere

Music Video for “Black Magic” – Toward Space Spring 2017 album, “The Bomb That Fell”, recorded and produced at Sound of Music Studios by John Morand in Richmond, VA. Video directed and produced by Seyla Hossaini and John Morand. Singer/Bass player Seyla Hossaini says: ” had been obsessed with the occult as a child, I…