stoner rock

Brant Bjork announces Spring 2020 European Headlining Tour

Sound of Liberation is stoked to announce that the king of the desert himself, the master of laid back weedy jams and smooth riffing, the one and only Brant Bjork will return to Europe in April/May 2020!

The tour consists of 17 dates, including stops at Desertfest Berlin and Desertfest London.

Swedish psychedelic rock band MaidaVale will support Brant Bjork, famous for his work in highly influential bands like Kyuss and Fu Manchu, as well as for his solo career.

Avatarium - The Fire I Long For

Avatarium are a side project of Candlemass mastermind, Leif Edling, who pretty much took a life of their own after their debut was met with a fair bit of success. The albums that followed up still featured Edling, but his involvement was more limited, due to his battle with exhaustion, after years on the road that manifested psychosomatically. He didn’t tour with the band however; in fact he didn’t even tour with Candlemass during that time.

Villagers Of Ioannina City sign worldwide deal with Napalm Records

Experimental psychedelic rock standouts Villagers Of Ioannina City have officially signed a worldwide contract with Napalm Records.

Since their formation in 2007, Villagers Of Ioannina City have drawn listeners into the heat – their sound slowly flowing melancholically yet booming with irrepressible energy and wildness. With a sonic synthesis of post and stoner rock influences and waving yet vibrant soundscapes topped by a large dose of Greek-folk elements, the quintet precisely hits the mark.

Hex A.D. to release new studio album “Astro Tongue in the Electric Garden” February 21st 2020

Hex A.D. has built a strong reputation these past years as one of Norway’s finest ambassadors for the classic heavy rock we know and love from bands such as Uriah Heep and Rainbow. 2018’s “Netherworld ­ Triumphant” saw the band dive deep into the golden darkness of the early 1980s, and gave the band a storm of great reviews from all over the world.

Crobot

Hi Brandon, I’m glad to have you on Grande Rock. “Motherbrain” is truly an exceptional album. One of the best that you’ve released so far… if not the best!
 
B: For sure man, thank you so much!
 
 
Well, it’s been almost three years since your previous album. What happened in the meantime?
 

Shadow Witch to release new studio album “Under the Shadow of a Witch” on February 14th 2020

Shadow Witch, who inked a worldwide deal with Argonauta Records last year, are a heavy rock/stoner metal band from the Hudson Valley region of New York. Forming in the autumn of 2015, the band released their first full-length album “Sun Killer” to excellent reviews from the international heavy music community in the summer of 2016.