NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: New Rock and Metal Releases for 4-12-24


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PREVIEW: New Music Friday – New Rock and Metal Releases for 4-12-24


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PODCAST: The Weekly Ritual Rock and Metal News Show Live 3-29-24


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Heavy Temple Shares a New Single “House of Warship” – New Album “Garden of Heathens” Incoming!


Heavy Temple drop a respectfully tasty nod towards doom giants Candlemass with their catchy new single ‘House of Warship’, which is taken from the psychedelic fast-risers’ forthcoming sophomore full-length. Garden of Heathens is slated for release on April 12 via Magnetic Eye Records. Pre-order your copy at the link below The track “House of Warship” is now streaming here:Continue reading


Marc Urselli’s Steppendoom (ft Matt Cameron) Shares Soundgarden Cover “4th Of July” from “Superunknown Redux” Tribute Album


 

Marc Urselli’s Steppendoom present their unique take on Soundgarden’s doomy classic “4th of July”. This beautifully strange rendition features an actual member of Soundgarden in drummer Matt Cameron (also Pearl Jam) as well as Igor Sydorenko of Ukraine’s Stoned Jesus, multi-instrumentalist Alain Johannes (Chris Cornell solo, Queens Of The Stone Age, Eleven, Them Crooked Vultures) and throat singers Utelo and the legendary Albert Kuvezin (of Tuvan throat singing collective YAT-KHA).

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Listen to Frayle Cover Soundgarden’s “Head Down” from The Upcoming Superunknown Redux Album


 

Magnetic Eye Records have announced the next installment in their acclaimed Redux Series of cover versions honouring legendary rock classics with a pair of double albums paying tribute to grunge gods Soundgarden in the form of “Superunknown Redux” and “Best of Soundgarden Redux.” Listen to Frayle’s cover of “Head Down!”

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Listen to Witch Ripper Cover Soundgarden’s “Rusty Cage” from The Upcoming Best of Soundgarden Redux Album


 

Magnetic Eye Records have announced the next installment in their acclaimed Redux Series of cover versions honouring legendary rock classics with a pair of double albums paying tribute to grunge gods Soundgarden in the form of “Superunknown Redux” and “Best of Soundgarden Redux”. Listen to Witch Ripper’s Doom and Thrash take on “Rusty Cage!”

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Magnetic Eye Records Announces Soundgarden Superunknown Redux and Best of Soundgarden Releases


 

Magnetic Eye Records have announced the next installment in their acclaimed Redux Series of cover versions honouring legendary rock classics with a pair of double albums paying tribute to grunge gods Soundgarden in the form of “Superunknown Redux” and “Best of Soundgarden Redux”. Following established tradition, the label is presenting the project first with a Kickstarter campaign, and today reveals the inclusion of a track featuring an actual member of Soundgarden, in the form of drummer Matt Cameron contributing to a cover by doom metal meets throat singing project Marc Urselli’s STEPPENDOOM. Alongside Cameron are guitarist Alain Johannes (QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, ELEVEN), and STONED JESUS vocalist Igor Sydorenko as well as throat singers Albert Kuvezin (YAT-KHA) and Utelo.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Heavy Temple – Lupi Amoris


The first proper album from Heavy Temple sees the Philadelphia power trio in a rather interesting position. Aside from featuring a new lineup of players behind bassist/vocalist High Priestess Nighthawk, Lupi Amoris (Magnetic Eye Records) doesn’t seem too different from the two EPs released before it. It isn’t that much longer than those EPs, consisting of five tracks totaling thirty-three minutes long, and is executed in a similarly free-flowing Heavy Psych style. Continue reading