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Tag Archives: Stoner Metal

Dissident Aggression: Ruby The Hatchet – Valley of the Snake

Posted by on February 20, 2015

There was a time when rock was king and metal was but a fleeting glint in the eyes of a certain brand of musician ballsy enough to challenge the parameters of what rock music was and could be.  When the proverbial rain fell, lightening cracked, and Tony Iommi set in motion 45 years of metal […]

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Dissident Aggression: Taking Leave In The Valley Of The Sun

Posted by on May 23, 2014

Stoner rock is alive and well.  That sub genre of 60’s psychedelia-soaked, Black Sabbath worshiping, bong loading, fuzzed out, rock n’ roll did not fade off into the Western skies as the sun was setting on bands like Kyuss and Nebula.  Forget for a moment that some of the genres masters, such as Fu Manchu […]

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One Live Album Isn’t Enough For High On Fire

Posted by on May 29, 2013

There are some bands that are truly best experienced one way: live. High on Fire is definitely one of those bands. Although they’ve come close, especially with last year’s De Vermiis Mysteriis, a  CD recording just can’t quite capture the thunderous power of the stoner metal trio. But for those who cannot make it to a […]

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