Cloakroom: Dissolution Wave [Album Review]

CloakroomDissolution WaveRelapse Records [2022] Picture a world “in which an act of theoretical physics — the dissolution wave — wipes out all of humanity’s existing art and abstract thought. In order to keep the world spinning on its axis, songsmiths must fill the ether with their compositions. Meanwhile, the Spire and Ward of Song act … Read more

Torche: Restarter [Album Review]

Torche Restarter Relapse Records [2015] Fire Note Says: Torche aim to rock you under their heavy groove. Album Review: You can classify Torche into any type of “rock” box you want, be it metal, alternative, radio friendly, sludge or maybe even pop but their fourth album, Restarter, is somewhat of a game changer for the … Read more

Red Fang: Whales And Leeches [Album Review]

Red Fang Whales And Leeches Relapse Records [2013] Fire Note Says: Red Fang’s third album fails to surprise nor does it completely disappoint either. Album Review: When I first heard “Prehistoric Dog” off Portland stoner-metal band Red Fang’s debut album I was more or less convinced that these guys were the future of metal – … Read more

Red Fang’s Whales and Leeches now up from Relapse Records

Pre-Orders for Red Fang’s ‘Whales and Leeches’ are now available via Relapse Mailorder! This release is coming in all differnt colors and bundle sizes depending on your need with the most limited in the 100 Blood and Cream Bad Daddy Pack. Pressing info and trailer below. Pre-Order HERE. Bad Daddy Pack is limited to 100 … Read more

Baroness: Live At Maida Vale BBC EP [Album Review]

Baroness Live At Maida Vale BBC EP Relapse Records [2013] Fire Note Says: Baroness release a short and sweet live EP which shows why they’re still a force to be reckoned with. Album Review: Savanna, Georgia’s Baroness has been a group with quite a history. Releasing three of the most acclaimed and intelligent metal albums … Read more

ASG: Blood Drive [Album Review]

ASG Blood Drive Relapse Records [2013] Fire Note Says: ASG’s Blood Drive delivers a satisfying metal experience. Album Review: The metal genre today is literally saturated with thousands of bands and hundreds of genres and sub-genres. Mastodon, The Sword, Torche, Between The Buried and Me, Sleep, Electric Wizard, Baroness, Black Tusk, Helmet, High On Fire; … Read more

ASG new record ‘Blood Drive’ / 500 Red + Yellow w/ Green Splatter 2LP

North Carolina’s ASG are back with their fourth full length and Relapse debut ‘Blood Drive’. Sun soaked groove heavy riffs that reference equal parts Torche and Queens of the Stone Age ‘Blood Drive’ is nice and heavy rock. ‘Blood Drive’ sounds like a record that will take ASG to the level of other well known … Read more

Baroness Live At Maida – BBC LP (Clear w/ Gold and Black Splatter)

We know how everyone loves Baroness releases. Live at Maida is due out on July 23rd and as always, Relapse Records is offering up several variants with this Clear w/ Gold and Black Splatter being the most limited available right now. If you like Baroness and want this variant I would suggest you hurry HERE. … Read more