Articles by Andy Little
The reformed swampy Folk/Punk Blues outfit Folk Devils first new material in 35 years.
The Blinders harness their keen eye on sharp melodies with tight arrangements, and an intelligent punk poet lyrical bite on their second album.
Adam Whalley talks to Echoes about his guitar based Radio station Feedback Radio; his vision, passion, and his fresh approach to promote current and new artists as well as the old.
Samantha Crain has made the transition from an artist full of promise to a great one. A Small Death is the sound of re-birth from the deep depths of adversity.
Heavy self-reflection, soaring glacial vocals, and slow weighty grooves form Embr’s impressive debut.
These experienced wiser heads really are producing songs as good as anything from their eighties repertoire, and even some of their finest tunes period.
The talented A A Williams debut album Forever Blue is a masterclass in achingly beautiful, swooping melancholy.
Self-Surgery is a visceral, urgent, and compelling whirlwind of creative energetic heaviness by Chelsea Wolfe’s uncompromising punkier side project Mrs. Piss.
New York’s bluesy stoner rockers Geezer get the groove on fourth album Groovy.
Wigan’s Deepshade aim big on second album Soul Divider.
Louisiana’s heavy groovers Forming the Void spread their expansive wings out with added Eastern sounding influences on fourth album Reverie.
A compilation album to celebrate the impact of female artists currently in the heavy underground scene reveals depth, diversity, and absorbing slow burners.
Brant Bjork eases into his 13th album with stripped down earworm melodies and laidback vibes.
In the decade where Heavy Metal went global, situated in the centre of London was arguably the greatest ever record shop – Shades.
Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs have come of age and deliver their finest offering to date.
Ritual King’s guitarist/lead vocalist Jordan Leppitt explains how Bolton University, ‘dedicating time to jams’, and ever-evolving changing influences helped form the band and which feeds into the compelling self-titled debut album.
Sky Valley Mistress throw the gauntlet down and come out swinging with a debut of impressive revved up energy, gutsy attitude, and a refreshing unpredictable delivery to their kick-ass rock ‘n’ roll.
Heavy Psych Sounds Records brought some heavy Stoner and Psych Rock vibes to Camden’s Underworld in a one-day mini-festival.
Sky Valley Mistress reveal all about the making of their impressive debut album Faithless Ritual and its imminent release on the New Heavy Sounds label.
Austin, Texas rockers The Well chat to Echoes and Dust about their formation, making of current album ‘Death and Consolation’, and their involvement with the stoner rock collective Big Scenic Nowhere.
Allow head space for the bluesy stoner rock groove ‘n’ drift of Manchester’s Ritual King’s self-titled album.