Tag Archives: Relapse Records


SURVIVE’s sophomore album is titled RR7349. The has a Dark Synth/Analog Synth vibe with some experimentation thrown in. There’s also a sci-fi feel as well. Two of the group’s members scored the soundtrack to Netflix’s Stranger Things so that might give you an idea of what the music is like. Tracks: 2,4,6,7,9

The Album Leaf-Between Waves

The sixth album from the group The Album Leaf is titled Between Waves. The music is a mix of Ambient, Jazz and has touches of Krautrock and Prog Rock. The album is fairly smooth but a little bland. RIYD: Floating Points Tracks: All Good

Valkyrie – Shadows

Valkyrie– Shadows Release date: 2015May12 Label: Relapse Rating: 5/5 Valkryie is a four-piece formed in 2002 featuring Alan Fary (bass), Warren Hawkins (drums), Peter Adams (guitar/vox) and Jake Adams (guitar/vox). “Mountain Stomp” opens with solid organic hooks that channel Black Sabbath. “Golden Age” is the yin to the yang of “Shadow of Reality”, the former […]

Whales And Leeches

Red Fang– Whales and Leeches Release date: 2013Oct15 Label: Relapse Rating: 4/5 Red Fang return with their scorching blend of stoner-sludge rock. I’m more than glad to add my thoughts. “DOEN” sets the tone with filthy, fast-paced riffs. “Blood Like Cream” is even better with a hell of a drum break right in the middle. […]