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Blind Monarch – ‘What Is Imposed Must Be Endured’ (Dry Cough/Heavenly Vault)

Sometimes an album will come out that just doesn’t get the attention it deserves. For whatever reason, there are always some that manage to launch themselves into obscurity from day one to potentially never be seen again. Fortunately, there are labels out there who keep doing the good work of scooping up these little gems and polishing them up to be released on nice shiny vinyl to give them the chance they deserve to win over the masses. The latest band to get this treatment is Sheffield’s own Blind Monarch who have had their 2019 debut ‘What Is Imposed Must Be Endured’ picked up by Dry Cough Records and Heavenly Vault to be pressed to give it the attention they feel it deserves. Considering Jonny B missed out on this one the first time round, he couldn’t help himself but to dive in and see what all the fuss is about…

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Ihsahn – Notodden, Norway (livestream) – 4 April 2021

While many folk were going mad this past Sunday with the indulgence of chocolate eggs and such like, Jonny B was indulging in his own cravings in a very different way by settling down for an evening with Ihsahn. Now, you may have realized that Ihsahn was pretty busy in 2020 with the release of not one, but two fantastic EPs that we’ve yet to have the pleasure of hearing live. Fortunately, that all changed with a pretty packed live event ahead promising both EPs to be played in full! So, JB got himself dressed up in his finest black band T-shirt (well, the cleanest anyway), cracked open a can of delicious booze, and got himself cosy in the lounge for the spectacle ahead....

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The Über Rock Singles Club – March Madness (Part One)

It's DJ Astrocreep back on the decks of doom in the Über Rock bar - fuck jukeboxes when we have so many quality songs sent in so frequently! What better way to find your new favourite band or song than by kicking back and chilling out with the following tracks, handpicked from the submissions coming in from all over the Überverse! The bar's open and it's time to play our first track!

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The Über Rock Singles Club – Doom and Stoner Special

Welcome to another special themed edition of our Singles Club feature, for which DJ Astrocreep has trawled back through the multitude of submissions we've had over the last few weeks and chosen the pick of the stoner, desert rock, doom and sludge offerings currently doing the rounds. Without further ado, it's time to turn on, tune in, crash out and to let the riffs run through you!

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Blind Monarch – ‘What Is Imposed Must Be Endured’ (Dry Cough/Heavenly Vault)

Sometimes an album will come out that just doesn’t get the attention it deserves. For whatever reason, there are always some that manage to launch themselves into obscurity from day one to potentially never be seen again. Fortunately, there are labels out there who keep doing the good work of scooping up these little gems and polishing them up to be released on nice shiny vinyl to give them the chance they deserve to win over the masses. The latest band to get this treatment is Sheffield’s own Blind Monarch who have had their 2019 debut ‘What Is Imposed Must Be Endured’ picked up by Dry Cough Records and Heavenly Vault to be pressed to give it the attention they feel it deserves. Considering Jonny B missed out on this one the first time round, he couldn’t help himself but to dive in and see what all the fuss is about…