Cortez / Wasted Theory – “Second Coming of Heavy Chapter 9”
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Stoner/Doom powerhouse RIPPLE MUSIC is back with the ninth installment of the ten chapter “Second Coming of Heavy” Series, this time featuring CORTEZ and WASTED THEORY! Serving as a showcase for some of the best and heaviest bands emerging from the underground, each installment shines a light on those worthy of your attention. With three different insane versions to choose from you won’t want to miss out on this limited release. Head over to the house of heavy, RIPPLE MUSIC!
BAND NAME: Cortez / Wasted Theory
ALBUM TITLE: The Second Coming of Heavy Chapter 9
LABEL NAME: Ripple Music
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Junior Jr.’s GUNS A ‘BLAZIN’! is a comic book is about time traveling outlaws Eduardo and Kody being pursued through space and alternate dimensions by Father Time and his ruthless assistant Domina. CARL KING’S orchestral suite is a 1980’s to 1960’s flavored piece with nods to composers such as John Williams, James Horner and Ennio Morricone. The comic is packed with several unique characters and Carl’s composition reflects much of their personality. Only available on vinyl directly from COMIC BUG at various comic conventions, Carl King and Junior Jr. have the music available online on their sites for those who don’t want to wait for convention appearances, but as you know, everything is better on vinyl…
ALBUM NAME: GUNS A’ BLAZIN’! Original Soundtrack
LABEL NAME: The Comic Bug
COUNTERPARTS formed 10 years ago when they were 16 in Hamilton, Ontario- the quintet just released “Private Room”, a follow-up EP to their five studio length albums via PURE NOISE RECORDS! A collection of B sides from the last two records that deserved to see the light of day. Currently out on tour in the US until end of October and hitting up UK in December, go check ‘em out or hit up PURE NOISE!
A true underground hip-hop classic, “The Nonce Mix Tapes” are finally available on vinyl! From 1994, the B side includes “Keep it On” and Mix Tapes 1926 Remix with bonus verse! Definitely a sure shot for any DJ set – Keep tabs on F5 RECORDS who releases new and 90’s Rap/Hip Hop and have a few more 90’s gems up their sleeves…
BAND NAME: The Nonce
LABEL NAME: F5 Records
AJJ (formerly known as Andrew Jackson Jihad) is the preeminent folk punk band in the scene today. Just out on SIDEONEDUMMY is “Ugly Spiral: Lost Works 2012-2016”, a collection which sheds light on the band’s expanding sound. Most tracks culled from sessions with Grammy-winning producer John Congleton, and legendary Mesa, AZ producer Jalipaz Nelson, “Ugly Spiral” is a surprising and robust album, offering new listeners a compelling overview of one of America’s great DIY bands, with plenty of new gems for the hungry fan!
PRESIDENT GATOR is reaching into the archives to pull out the only two releases from DEAR IN THE HEADLIGHTS, remaster it and add in some bonus tracks and spread them across three LP! Having formed in 2005 and breaking up in 2011, they made a huge impact on the Phoenix AZ indie rock scene while they lasted. Head over to PRESIDENT GATOR to grab one of these limited releases while you can!