Although the title of this CD suggests that, you won´t immediately snooze off listening to it, it´s way too raw and dirty. But sort of hypnotic trance is possible, especially concerning the instrumental tracks, as the Finns Micki (vocals), Aki (bass), Mikko (drums), Ismo (guitar) are dedicated to Stoner Rock. Sometimes they even ... more/mehr
Dislocated and Bent
There are two categories of Stoner Rock, in my opinion – the first you can only bear to listen to when you are totally high yourself, the other one is a bit like “the healthy alternative to drug use”, because it is the music itself which kicks in and takes you on a trip ... and Devillac can be placed into the second category.
An absolutely promising single by this Dutch band. The Devils Blood are pretty young, being formed in 2006, but they sound as if a time machine has brought them over directly from the 70s. Perhaps this is the reason why the band members hide behind abbrevations... raw, earthy, and so fucking psychedelic at the same time, as if Led ... more/mehr
Devin Townsend Band
The Retinal Circus
The new double album from Devin Townsend Band is a live recording of his show in London´s Roundhouse and it´s pretty much exactly that what one would expect -apart from the fact that it was a three hour show and the albums are about an hour each. The reason behind this is that it was a celebration of his 20 years in the music business.
The ... more/mehr
Devin Townsend Project
Devin Townsend has this weird ´professor´ image also because you never know what strange noise he creates next. After the end of Strapping Young Lad, the process towards ´Ki´ was obvious. Now it has become reality: The days, when Devin Townsend was called ´Heavy-Devy´ are finally over! After several personal problems that he overcame, ... more/mehr