October 6, 2016: New music from The Shrine, 1000mods, Crystal Fairy, Cactus and GØGGS.
The Shrine, from Los Angeles, refer to their sound simply as ‘Psychedelic Violence’. After listening to their songs, you can hear elements of punk, hard rock and heavy metal. Here’s a brand new video for “Acid Drop”, taken from the album, Rare Breed. And check out a new article and interview at Rolling Stone.
1000mods is a heavy rock band from Greece. They formed ten years ago and just released their third full-length album, repeated exposure to…. Have a listen to “The Son” below. And be sure to check out all of their music on Bandcamp. Good stuff!
Melvins’ Buzz Osborne (guitar) and Dale Crover (drums) have teamed up with Le Butcherettes Teri Gender Bender (vocals) and multi-instrumentalist Omar Rodriguez-Lopez (bass) to form a new group called Crystal Fairy. A 7″ for the band’s track “Necklace Of Divorce” will arrive later this month with a self-titled debut album set for a February 24th release on Ipecac Recordings. The b-side from that aforementioned 7″, “Drugs On The Bus”, can be heard below.
Cactus were called ‘The American Led Zeppelin’ back in 1970 and released four great albums in a span of two years. The band returns with a new album titled Black Dawn and features original founding members Carmine Appice (drums, vocals) and Jim McCarty (guitars), along with bassist Pete Bremy, harp player Randy Pratt and lead singer Jimmy Kunes. The first single from the album is “Headed For A Fall”.
Guess what? Ty Segall has another side-project. “GØGGS is three heads, one spine, circling the drain of the wasteland known as mother earth” and features Segall, Ex-Cult’s Chris Shaw and Charles Moothart, who is also part of one of Segall’s many other projects, Fuzz. The debut album from GØGGS was released earlier this summer. Here’s the first single, “She Got Harder”.