Articles by Andy Little
All In Good Time, indeed. The wait is over as Giant Walker impressive debut displays super strong confidence.
For the fourteenth time, the Brown Acid series is another enjoyable slice of rare late 60’s/early 70’s heavy psych and proto rock ‘n’ metal.
Helms Alee cover many stylistic variations and genre-crossing, but manages to maintain a strong cohesiveness for a rewarding listen.
Firebreather breathe new life with their best offering yet on album number three.
Witch Fever’s mesh of heavy Grunge, Sabbathian Doom, and Punk’s rebellious spirit lives up to its exciting mix of influences.
Enter and surrender into Blackwater Holylight’s musical landscape as ‘Silence/Motion’ successfully achieves a magnificent furthering expansion of their sound. A career best.
With it’s slowly seductive sound and intelligent, thoughtful, identity forming emotions, Crocus an album to mull over with a cup of tea on a Sunday morning for full immersion.
Green Lung have done it again. Black Harvest is full of great smouldering infectious songs, metal anthems built for stadiums.
An essential purchase for fans of A Common Turn album and for those who believe Anna B Savage is an artist of considerable talent.
A compilation of deeper non-album cuts with two simmering new tracks which heightens the essential need for Goat to continue to keep the groove (and us) going.
Mountain Caller exercise numerous twist and turns, catchy slow gathering builds, towering crescendos, and of course massive riffs.
Stoner the band praise the scene’s followers on debut album.
King Buffalo have demonstrated how to put restlessness into great effect with seven masterly constructed songs, superb precision, and one hell of a top production. The bar is very high indeed.
Alastor’s most accessible album yet, revelling in heaviness and commendable fuzzy outpourings which never loses sight of big riffs and melodic hooks.
Lights Behind the Eyes perfectly hits that spot for wide awake relaxation, which encourages escapism, reflection, and achieves a heightened sonic aural tickling of the senses.
Greta Van Fleet’s second album is bigger and bolder as they spread their wings.
Glume’s debut forms a sugar laden dayglo synthy dream pop record, but underneath the bright fluorescent lights there is a melancholic undertow which reveals depth.
For those seeking high octane speed thrills of grunge punk metal fury then look no further than Warish and ‘Next To Pay’. Play loud!
New Heavy Sounds honchos Paul and Ged reveal the ‘unbelievable merit of the Sabbath Beast’, epiphany moments, achievements, the future hopes for the underground heavy scene, plus an insightful and thoughtful truckload more.
Frank Black’s The Cult of Ray, Oddballs, Christmass albums get the vinyl reissue treatment by Demon Records.
With the release of her wonderful debut album, A Common Turn, Anna B Savage kindly tells Echoes about its making, her musical influences, and what the future may hold in a post Brexit, pandemic world.