blues rock

That one time at…Brewdle’s Bandcamp Besties!

We continue our kick around Bandcamp by highlighting five releases that have grabbed my attention since the last of these dribbles of mine. I’ve tried to cover a variety of styles so there’s something for everyone. Remember, all of these are available free for streaming, or you can download the albums for a modest fee. Get on board and support the bands and labels that are supporting you by providing their music on the Bandcamp platform.

Doomed & StonedThe Enchanter’s Ball (Second Anniversary Compilation) – sampler (released 14 July 2015 through Doomed & Stoned)

That one time at…Brewdle’s Bandcamp Besties!

The internet can be a wonderful thing, and Bandcamp.com is one of the greatest little corners of it. If you’re not aware of what Bandcamp is, then let me give you a very brief run down. It’s a platform for musos to sell and promote themselves directly to their adoring public, and it’s a place I spend a lot of time at, digging around for my next favourite band. So below are my spotlight artists for the month, get on and check em out.

For around $30 you can support the following five releases.

Listenable Records - sampler (released 8 July 2015 through Listenable Records)

Soley Mourning's Andy Guest on the Mystical Black Country and Other Things...

“I wouldn’t say he was on par with his brother!"

If you like a bit of old school rock and roll infused with a juicy slice of blues then you should get quite excited about UK rockers Soley Mourning and their unique take on the gen

Black Pussy - Magic Mustache (Made In China Records)

Fuzzed out and drugged up seem appropriate words for the boys from Black Pussy who have dropped another slab of psyche-fueled acid rock for our edification
Release Date: 
17 Feb 2015 (All day)

So the story goes the Rolling Stones wrote a song called Black Pussy, the record label didn't like it so they changed the name to Brown Sugar and left this bunch

The Answer - Raise A Little Hell (Napalm Records)

The Answer fire up a pretty good album here, let down by a couple of ballads too far, I guess that's why the Little is in the title
Release Date: 
6 Mar 2015 (All day)

This is the fourth full length album from Northern Ireland's The Answer who have been playing live now for 15 years.

Zodiac - Sonic Child (Napalm Records)

German heavy blues rockers Zodiac give birth to a Sonic Child in the form of their latest release
Release Date: 
19 Sep 2014 (All day)

This is the third album from Germany’s Zodiac and it sees the band continue to refine their bluesy hard rockin’ swampy sound, although that statement is somewhat of a disservice to

Blues Pills: Live EP releases details confirmed!

The young bluesers continue to gain momentum...

Up and coming multicultural blues rockers Blues Pills have announced to release the brand news live EP Live At Rockpalast on February 14, 2014 via Nuclear Blast

UFO - Seven Deadly (SPV/Steamhammer)

UFO continue to evolve, even after 43 years in the game. That's pretty good going...
Release Date: 
26 Feb 2012 - 11:30pm

UFO vocalist Phil Mogg is one of the true greats of rock n’roll.

Fastway - Eat Dog Eat (SPV/Steamhammer)

The return of 'Fast' Eddie Clarke!
Release Date: 
13 Nov 2011 - 11:30pm

Fast Eddie Clarke. If you’ve never heard of the man there’s a fair chance you’re reading Metal as Fuck by mistake.