NAVY GANGS is a four (maybe three?) piece garage band based somewhere in Brooklyn, NY. Modern Sky Entertainment dropped their debut 7″ EP late in 2016. It’s chock full of invigorating guitar licks, slathered carefully over a generally greasy complexion that will quickly burn out the motor on your turntable from repeated record flipping.
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I can’t think of a better way to get things rolling here again. Heaven & Hell Records in North Carolina just unleashed the first true reissue of WHITE BOY & THE AVERAGE RAT BAND since 1980. This self-titled sludge bomb has likely become the holy grail of titles for many record collectors, but this new pressing makes it accessible to a whole new generation who loves blowing their eardrums out in the name of ripping, metal-influenced guitar hookage. Continue reading “White Boy & the Average Rat Band – s/t LP”
Castle Face Records just proudly dropped the debut LP from MALE GAZE, Gale Maze. The San Francisco-based trio features Castle Face co-runner Matt Jones who is an ex-member of now-defunct bands Blasted Canyons, Mayyors and The Mall. Continue reading “Male Gaze – Gale Maze”
Agitated and Anti Fade Records joined forces to bring us the first proper release from WET BLANKETS. Rise of Wet Blankets comes released on 12″ vinyl containing 11 throbbing cuts of straightforward punk rock. Continue reading “Wet Blankets – Rise of… 12″”
Based in Bloomington, Indiana, FRANKIE & THE WITCH FINGERS drop their cataclysmic 12″ debut tomorrow on Permanent Records. The album is home to a scathing new set of LSD-cured garage rock. Continue reading “Frankie and the Witch Fingers – s/t LP”
Prior to dropping 2014’s Rising, the STRAIGHT ARROWS released a 7″ with the album’s lead single. After the LP dropped they released a 7″ specifically for their ensuing European tour, and both included a previously unreleased B-side track. Continue reading “Straight Arrows – B-sides of 2014”
ENERGY GOWN’s Evening Molasses is a warped and sweltering concoction of lysergic psychedelic rock, offering a deeply pensive and challenging bunch of material that will keep you guessing while your head spins, all at once. Continue reading “Energy Gown – Evening Molasses”