Articles by Dan Salter
Absorbing, exhilarating, with ‘Yn Ol l Annwn’ Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard’s closing trilogy sees them finesse even further their own intriguing, inspiring, and distinctive musical identity.
Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats bring the horror in style at the rammed Electric in Brixton, with the very fine Blood Ceremony for company.
Eight months on from their Desertfest co-headline triumph, Monster Magnet return to these shores for their sole UK 2019 gig and deliver a masterclass of head-melting heavy psych and a no-nonsense, rebellious rock ‘n’ roll spirited frontal assault.
No nostalgia trip, The Magpie Salute doggedly lay out their own path to progressively louder applause at the Electric Ballroom.
Clutch deliver the goods, and some more, in a rocking-out masterclass at a fever pitch Brixton Academy.
Foghound honour their fallen comrade – Rev. Jim Forrester R.I.P. – with an album packed full of riffy urgency and tight-but-loose ferocity.
What Windhand have achieved with Eternal Return is an entrance into their sound-world for those who couldn’t quite access their universe before.
Jess Williamson reveals how bold decision making led to personal happiness and the making of Cosmic Wink, arguably her finest album to date.
RidingEasy’ Records Brown Acid Seventh Trip continues. where number six left off and more very obscure rock-out gems are unearthed for our listening pleasure.
Jess Williamson delivers her hypnotic, intoxicating third album, Cosmic Wink, with the aid of a full-band experience for the first time in Europe.
Amy Helm’s sophomore album This Too Shall Light is an ideal Sunday morning record, serving some spiritual, heart and soul, uplift.
Pigs x 7 and Bonnacons of Doom form a memorable head-on collision of all-absorbing rollicking, heavy and mesmerising sounds at the former’s King of Cowards album-launch party.
Recent obstacles are decisively knocked down as Walking Papers strut and groove triumphantly at London’s Borderline.
Oh Sees pound out a trailblazing, intoxicating, impression at London’s O2 Forum on their current European tour to promote latest release Smote Reverser.
The Skull’s sophomore album ‘The Endless Road Turns Dark’ truly delivers in high quality, heavy, melodic doom, which cements strongly that they are masters in their respected field.
Magpie Salute celebrate their High Water I album release with an intimate acoustic show at London’s Oslo.
John Martin of New York’s based hard rockin’ sextet Mick’s Jaguar, reveals how ‘cracking beers’, ‘draining whiskey’, ‘ranting’ and ‘pasting’ form their impressive debut album Fame and Fortune.
For Wolfhounds fans the complete John Peel sessions is an essential purchase as it offers the chance to hear some hidden gems, unreleased tracks, and arguably, better versions of firm favourites.
Former Black Crowe Rich Robinson’s Magpie Salute deliver on the promise of their live debut with the first batch of all new material on High Water I.
Here Lies Man sophomore album You Will Know Nothing continues to nourish fuzzy, riffy, danceable grooves.
Lancashire’s sonic crusaders Evil Blizzard’s Stomper and Filthy Dirty reveal the inner workings of the making of third album ‘The Worst Show on Earth’ and their favourite live shows.