Pete Green Author

Pun sorcerer, metaphor conjurer and experienced gibberish curtailer. Will be found near the front fighting for good quality beer, heavy riffage and visibility of anything on stage.

DOPETHRONE “Transcanadian Anger” (Totem Cat Records 2018)

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Cackling right back at us again through the haze, like some kind of crazed witch astride a hot-rod fueled with liquid depravity, DOPETHRONE return with their fifth full length....

Space Lord Motherfunker: DESERTFEST LONDON 2018 Review – Day 3

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How not to be completely elated when kicking off the third day at DESERTFEST LONDON, with a resounding performance of one of the hypest doom bands of the decade at the spectacular...

Fury Whipped: DESERTFEST LONDON 2018 Review – Day 2

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Ouch. Well that was one epic first day and my feet and head certainly seem to know as much! But, this is DESERTFEST LONDON and there’s no time for wimping around and so a...

‘Till The Livin’ End: DESERTFEST LONDON 2018 Review – Day 1

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DESERTFEST LONDON, much like the music it showcases, is a formula. Every year you pack the same bag, hop on the same train or flight, see all those friendly and familiar faces...

DESERT STORM “Sentinels” (APF Records 2018)

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Not many bands can claim, having first gotten together in their formative years as mates at school, that more than ten years later they’ll still be powering away with five...

THE ATOMIC BITCHWAX “Force Field” (Tee Pee Records 2017)

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So tell me: when have THE ATOMIC BITCHWAX ever let us down, ever stopped that boogie machine from a-rollin’, or ever even let us catch our breath? Never, that’s when, and from...

Corrosion of Conformity “No Cross No Crown” (Nuclear Blast 2018)

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It begins, as it inevitably always does, with a riff. A smokey riff, a dark riff, a lingering riff; part downtrodden delta blues, part Mississippi muddied sludge. And even...

BISON “You Are Not The Ocean You Are The Patient” (Pelagic Records 2017)

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Canada’s hairy, heavy-hitting beasties BISON are back! And they’re back as the plain and simple Bison, none of this Bison B.C. nonsense these days, which is nice for all...

Roundhouse Kicks: DESERTFEST LONDON 2017 Review – Day 3

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After a few warm-up beverages in an establishment that may or may not have a name that rhymes with “Slewbog”, I discover to my dismay that it’s one-in-one-out even by...

I Got Interection: DESERTFEST LONDON 2017 Review – Day 2

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Where’s my hangover? Hmmm, it hasn’t hit me yet. Maybe it will later, let’s see. Coffee? Coffee. Fry-up? Now we’re talking. We’ve got to have something to keep that late...

PALLBEARER “Heartless” (Profound Lore 2017)

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In 2017 for one single band, any band, and lesser yet for a relatively new band, to occupy territory that’s most easily qualified as their own signature sound is no mean...

Slo n’ Low: DESERTFEST LONDON 2017 Review – Day 1

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Riffing away in the world today takes everything you’ve got… Drinking some beers with all your buddies, sure would help a lot! Wouldn’t you like to get away…?...

FATSO JETSON / DEL-TOROS Split 7” (Shattered Platter 2016)

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Hey! Guess what?! It’s Record Store Day! Well, it’s not, but at a previous point in time, it most certainly was. Friday November 25th 2016, to be more precise was last...

SLEEP revisit “The Clarity” (12” EP, Southern Lord 2017)

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Most bands simply wouldn’t get away with re-releasing the one new song they’ve mustered from their creative pores in over twenty years onto a super sexy, luxury vinyl pressing...

SUPERJOINT “Caught Up In The Gears Of Application” (Housecore Records 2016)

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One of the things I find most curious about SUPERJOINT‘s third record, their first in over a decade, is the title itself. “The overall theme means many things, or no...