Slaves on Dope offer up six tasty covers on Covers Volume 2. Quicksand, The Payolas, Kyuss, Van Halen, Rough Trade, and Hall & Oates all get Doped up on this dope new release!
While at Heavy Montréal, Mike Bax spoke with Liam Cormier of Toronto’s hugely successful Cancer Bats about their latest album The Spark That Moves (New Damage Records), Sabbath covers, festivals, and much more.
The award-winning and genre-defying Muddy Roots Music Festival is back for its tenth incarnation in Cookeville, Tennessee between August 30th and September 1st, with the diverse line-up including co-headliners MC50 (formerly MC5) & GZA!
As a stoner fanboy, Seasons ticks a lot of bell-bottom boxes, but the delicate chaos makes for an uneven listen. That said, Ruff Majik are easily one of the top bands in the country that are worth watching as they grow into a monster.
A really cool addition to John’s catalogue of music. It shows his diversity as a singer, and re-imagines classic songs in a new and interesting way.
New West Review by Mike Bax In an era of musicianship where classification of a band’s music can make…
Interview and photos by Mike Bax If you were to simply Google Black Pussy, you *might* not like the…
Now before we start let me get this off my chest, Kyuss are one of my all-time favourite bands. Like all favourite bands; however, you tend to have to extend the gaps between listening to their albums as you have usually abused their records far too much to appreciate them anymore. So hearing that Kyuss Lives were to record a new album filled me with a sense of anticipation I maybe haven’t felt about music in a while, but also quite a bit of trepidation [What if they are really bad? What if their sound misses the absent members of Kyuss too much? And so on…].