Articles by Andy Little
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.
Texas rockers The Well head a supporting cast of quality British bands for a Friday night shindig at Camden’s Black Heart.
The modern-day Queen of the Blues, Beth Hart, puts on an incredible emotional roller-coaster of a show at the Hammersmith Apollo.
Celebrating their iconic Power Trip album, Monster Magnet return triumphant!
Petrol Girls loud ‘n’ clear righteous causes are soundtracked and delivered live by quite possibly the best Post-Hardcore Punk band around at the moment.
A cast of stoner rockers unite for going beyond the horizon in Big Scenic Nowhere’s full debut, following last year’s Dying on the Mountain EP.
Avatarium’s melodic, classist doom metal is peppered with oodles of classy, epic sky rocketing, classic rock on fourth album The Fire I Long For.
The timely re-booted release of Free the Witch demonstrates the quality Green Lung have accomplished in a very short space of time.
The Membranes reconvene back to a four-piece plus a punk icon guests to top a night of guitar explosion and great fun.
The Magpie Salute stretch themselves out stylistically with an accomplished laidback stroll and swagger ease on High Water II.