desert rock

Bokassa signs worldwide deal with Napalm Records

Napalm Records is gearing up for a raucous punk rock attack, welcoming Norwegian power trio Bokassa to its growing roster. Since releasing their ferocious debut album, 2017’s “Divide & Conquer”, the Norwegian Grammy-nominated band has gripped major attention by fusing polished punk, hardcore and metal riffage, stoner rock grooves and hooky lyricism – forming their own self-proclaimed brand of gritty stoner punk.

Ruff Majik announces live streaming performance on October 31st 2020

South African sludge n roll riff merchants Ruff Majik have announced details for their Hullabaloo Urban Sessions live stream performance taking place on October 31st, at 6pm CET. The show will be hot on the heels of the 30th October release date for their highly anticipated new album “The Devil’s Cattle”, the first with new label Mongrel Records.

Ruff Majik to release new studio album “The Devil’s Cattle” on October 30th 2020

Set to surface from the pits of Hell with their third studio album “The Devil’s Cattle”, South African sludge ‘n’ roll outfit Ruff Majik have released further details of their forthcoming record - their first release under new label Mongrel Records - ahead of a performance at this year’s SonicBlast Fest streaming event, here.

Diarchy to release new studio album “Splitfire” on March 27th 2020

Formed in 2015, Diarchy is a two-piece band from Bangalore, India who in recent years have been celebrated across the stoner rock community for their explosive live performances and spirited approach to the creation of heavy music.
 
Inspired by the likes of Clutch, Karma to Burn and Kyuss, the duo draws heavily on many styles to shape a sound that’s uniquely theirs; a sound that incorporates subtle shades of Eastern psychedelia with the cast-iron hammer blows of classic 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.