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Karma Bertelsen

Album: Bigelf – Into the Maelstrom

April 4th, 2014


Into the Maelstrom
InsideOut Music
03 March 2014

by Karma Bertelsen

Get ready for an astronomic intergalactic rock saga set in outer space fused with elements of 80s blues and prog-rock: after a long wait of almost six years, Into the Maelstrom is the belated fourth studio album by the ever-changing Bigelf project of eccentric frontman Damon Fox.

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Album: The Vintage Caravan – Voyage

January 17th, 2014


The Vintage Caravan
Nuclear Blast
13 January 2014

by Karma Bertelsen

What do Bjork, Sólstafir and a cloud of ash all have in common? They’ve all been churned out by Iceland, a country known as much for its arduous to pronounce names and its air-traffic stopping volcanos as its music. A new name to add to that list are psychoactive hard rock trio The Vintage Caravan who have just crawled out of their teens and are paradoxically procreating 70s retro blues-rock. [Read more →]


EP: Blues Pills – Devil Man

October 7th, 2013

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Blues Pills
Devil Man

Nuclear Blast

21 October 2013

by Karma Bertelsen

If you’re reminiscing and moaning of the days when the majority of contemporary hard rock didn’t sound like a Led Zeppelin rip-off band, here’s a little EP to jolt your faith back in place. Blues Pills are to release their first piece of recorded work since signing to Nuclear Blast, and trust me, you’re going to want this mere four-track EP. It’s going to carry your mind and soul out of the haze and into a high of a new musical experience.

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Album: iwrestledabearonce – Late For Nothing

August 9th, 2013

iwrestledabearonce 2013 promo photo by Jeremy Saffer Thrash Hits

Late For Nothing
Century Media
06 August 2013

by Karma Bertelsen

Heterogeneous quintet jokers, iwrestledabearonce, have finally decided to ripen in their third, slightly more structured than usual studio album Late for Nothing. It’s still an indecisive stew of styles and incontrollable outbursts; it’s just more organized than usual. Their could-care-less attitude persists but, musically they’ve taken themselves a bit more serious and upped their game.

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