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Since the creation of this band it’s been about the love of stoner rock and fun. We love Kyuss, we love chilling out and we love groovin’. After a few line up changes we've gotten together what we believe to be a strong musical force. Since acquiring a new singer, we've recorded a five track EP entitled, Stay For Tea. For the fans of fat tones, pounding drums and groovin' bass this should be pleasing to the ear.

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Karma To Burn

Karma to Burn is an American instrumental stoner rock band. The band was formed in 1994, in Hicksville, West Virginia (actually Morgantown, West Virginia, though this was a running joke also reflected in bios of the band on other Web sites). The band is currently located in Los Angeles. Their instrumental album Almost Heathen is widely regarded as on par Kyuss' Welcome To Sky Valley and Monster Magnet's Spine of God, as one of the defining albums of the stoner rock genre, although the band themselves referred to their style as malternative.

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For 2011 touring line-up, see <a href="!" class="bbcode_artist">Kyuss Lives!</a>. Kyuss (pronounced /ˈkaɪ.əs/ KYE-əs) is the corner stone of what is known as <a href="" class="bbcode_tag" rel="tag">stoner rock</a> or <a href="" class="bbcode_tag" rel="tag">desert rock</a>. Although deriving influence from 70s <a href="" class="bbcode_tag" rel="tag">hard rock</a>, Kyuss churned out a unique sound. This was primarily because guitarist <a href="" class="bbcode_artist">Josh Homme</a> often tuned to a low C, a major third below standard pitch, but also singer <a href="" class="bbcode_artist">John Garcia</a>'s paint stripping vocals. The band was originally formed in 1989 in Palm Desert, California under the name "Sons of Kyuss". They took the name from a monster in Dungeons and Dragons.

Hangman's Chair

Southern metal band from Paris, France formed by former <a href="" class="bbcode_artist">Es la Guerilla</a> members. They released a split-CD with <a href="" class="bbcode_artist">Eibon</a> in february 2007. Their first album, (A Lament For...) The Addicts, was released in september 2007. Some members of the band also play with <a href="" class="bbcode_artist">Arkangel</a>, <a href="" class="bbcode_artist">Hellbats</a>, and <a href="" class="bbcode_artist">Third Arm</a>. In 2008, Keo (vocals) and Renart (bass, also in <a href="" class="bbcode_artist">Every Reason To...</a>, <a href="" class="bbcode_artist">Fate</a>) were replaced by <a href="" class="bbcode_artist">Inhatred</a>'s singer and <a href="" class="bbcode_artist">L'Esprit du Clan</a> bass player (who previously played in <a href="" class="bbcode_artist">Knockoutz</a> alongside members of Es La Guerilla and Hangman's Chair). Their drummer also joined French doom-metal band <a href="" class="bbcode_artist">Rising Dust</a>.


Boston's DOOMRIDERS are sonically antisocial and undeniably unforgettable as they come. DOOMRIDERS are comprised of a stellar lineup featuring Nate Newton (Converge, Old Man Gloom), along with longtime friends Jebb Riley (There Were Wires, Disappearer), Chris Pupecki (Cast Iron Hike), and JR Conners (Cave In). The demon child of their collective unhealthy obsession with Classic Rock, Hardcore, and Skateboarding, DOOMRIDERS are a rare beast in today's music world. Their soulful no frills approach conjures the spirits of Thin Lizzy, Entombed, and damn near every evil in between.

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Space Bong

"We're 6 dudes playing music that we dig. DOOM, grind, crust, STONER, hardcore, punk. We dig it. We play it. Narrow minded, $$$ driven, elite scene fucks can die. We've played with bands such as Pisschrist, 731, Cut Sick, Beyond Terror Beyond Grace, Fattura Della Morte, Pack (Switzerland), Regulations (Sweden), Born/Dead (USA), Kyklooppien Sukupuuto (Finland) and The Wrong Men (New Zealand). - Taken from their myspace.

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Electric Mary

Electric Mary (formed after Rusty's encounter with Studio Manager Mary Campbell and a visit to Jimi Hendrix's Electric Lady Studios) are a five piece rock band hailing out of Melbourne, Australia. Fronted by the smokey vocals of Rusty Brown, other members are: Irwin Thomas, Pete Robinson, Alex Raunjak and Venom on drums. Often described as classic rock, Electric Mary cites inspirations from a number of bands and musicians from Deep Purple to David Bowie their sound encompassing a combination of rich guitar riffs, bass and drums.

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1) iOTA is an Australian musician making his name not only in music, but on stage. He arrived on the music scene in 1999 with his debut album "The Hip Bone Connection". Since then he has had two ARIA Award nominations and gone on to release three more albums and a renowned EP "Little Carlos". In 2006 iOTA took to the stage as Hedwig Robinson, the lead of the cult musical Hedwig & the Angry Inch.

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Based in Byron Bay, on the east coast of Australia, Fort has been around since early 2000. With five releases under their studded belt and a history of rocking venues throughout the country, Fort has toured with the likes of Clutch, FuManchu, Nebula, Brant Bjork and the Bro's, the Datsuns and the Black Keys to name a few. Band "taking hiatus" as of Jan.17 2010...may never be back. 3 of them have formed new band with new singer, it is called OX, in the studio now doing 2 demo songs for their myspace page.


Summonus formed in mid 2007 in Sydney, Australia through like-minded musicians wanting to create punishing and brutal sounds involving huge groove based guitar riffs, hauling powerful drums and acidic, gravel-fuelled vocals. Each band member has had experience playing in numerous other bands in Sydney, Melbourne and Scotland over the years from a variety of styles including Grindcore, Hardcore, Punk and Rock.

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