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Dawn of Solace – ‘Waves’ (Noble Demon)

The brainchild of prolific Finnish musician Tuomas Saukkonen, Dawn of Solace represents a solo project departing from his various other outputs including Before the Dawn and Wolfheart. He is responsible for the majority of the work on offer within Dawn of Solace, with a handful of other musicians   stepping in as required. Initially the project was put on hiatus following the debut ‘The Darkness’ in 2006. This was to allow Saukkonen to focus on other projects. However, during 2019 it was announced that he was working on new material that would fit the Dawn of Solace output. The eight tracks on offer here are the sum of that work and represent a sophomore solo release.

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Codex Serafini – ‘Serpents Of Enceladus’ (Halfmeltedbrain Records/Ceremonial Laptop)

It’s no secret to those who know him that Jase W does love a bit of weird music. Almost anything that makes you go a bit “huh…?” he is absolutely all over and will give it a fair shake before it gets added to his go-to music list or not. So, when he got an email that starts with “If you would like a bit of mind-bending, sax driven heavy psychedelic prog jams in your life”, then you are absolutely speaking his language right there and most certainly have his attention…

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Gorilla Riot – ‘Peach’ (Off Yer Rocka)

After a phenomenal couple of years, Manchester’s Gorilla Riot release their debut full length album, ‘Peach’ at the end of this month, very wisely after payday, which follows up from their immensely popular and lauded EP, ‘American Honey Vol 1’. The “five-piece dirty rock n roll blues machine” wanted to push the envelope a little with their new release, demonstrating more of their influences as well as the filthy southern rock we know and love the for, and having had the album on repeat all week, Über Rock’s newest recruit, Maria Glover, can say you will not be disappointed.

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