There was much dismay in the APF Records camp when Possessor called it a day. However, crawling from this freshly dug grave, before you have a chance to salt the earth properly, Torso rises.
Robot Death Monkey – Intergalactic Party Powder
Goddamn, let’s get some riffs going, shall we? Robot Death Monkey, one of the finest exports from Scotland are back with a killer new EP of songs, focused on tripping major balls, Asgardian gods, dragon private parts and those huge mammoth things from Tatooine.
Jackson Murray’s top 10 Albums of 2021
Of course, you want the top 10 albums by the man, the legend that is Jackson Lee Murray. Check it out and buy all these albums, stat.
Demons – Privation
Demons play the kind of frantic, scrappy-sounding punk rock, backed with this sludgy, noise-rock tone of indignation that fans of The Bronx and Whores will love.
Robot Death Monkey – Druid Odyssey
It’s safe to say, Edinburgh’s Robot Death Monkey really do not take themselves seriously. Drinking strong lager, riffs, and being the finest stoner-groove machine in the land seems to be their reason for existing and fair play to them.
Raging Speedhorn – Hard To Kill
Hard To Kill by Raging Speedhorn is the sound of a band that has weathered many changes and turns in their 20+ year career but still sound strong.
Kestrels – Dream Or Don’t Dream
Kestrels are the heart and soul of frontman Chad Peck and Dream Or Don’t Dream is an album that brims with want, longing, emotion and fuzzing riffs
Shuck – Petrichor and Rainbows
From the destructive minds of Al Wilson and Jon Perry along with Andi Jackson for the ride, Shuck, could well be the band to sit nicely in the middle of that Venn-diagram of heavy, melody and aggression.
Casual Nun – Resort For Dead Desires
On Resort For Dead Desires, Casual Nun plays with the notion of genre, crafting something that fits the spectrum of chaotic, thoughtful, reflective and incandescently abrasive all at once.
TRAPS – The Fighter EP
TRAPS are made up of current members of Holy Roar roster-botherers, OHHMS (all hail the riffs) and feel like the indignant and bratty little brother to these Kent-based doom merchants.