desert rock

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.

Bokassa releases new music video for “Charmed & Extremely Treacherous”

Hot from supporting Metallica on their European summer stadium tour, fast rising stoner-punks Bokassa release their new video for “Charmed & Extremely Treacherous” today to coincide with the band’s first international headline tour. The track is taken from their recent acclaimed album “Crimson Riders”.

Gorilla Riot to release debut full-length album “Peach” on January 31st 2020

Dirty rock ‘n blues mavericks, Gorilla Riot announce that their first full-length album, “Peach”, will be released on January 31st, 2020.

“Peach” is available in Digital, CD and Vinyl formats and released through Off Yer Rocka Recordings (OYR). Distribution is via Cargo Records with a release date on Friday 31st January, 2020.