EP Review: Stöner – Boogie to Baja

Following on from 2022’s Totally… the desert rock legends Stöner return with a five-track EP which combines some of the band’s trademark style. It’s an eclectic mix of sounds, with psychedelic tripping, desert punk and some low end swagger all wrapped up in an enjoyable 26 minutes which should please fans. Stöner comprises Brant Bjork … Continue reading EP Review: Stöner – Boogie to Baja

2022 Year In Review: Paul

When the Boss sent a message asking for reflections of 2022, I put my thinking cap on and wondered about topics that I could cover. It’s been a cracking year for rock and metal, with resurgences in prog, thrash, death, and classic rock to name but four of the many genres we love. I covered … Continue reading 2022 Year In Review: Paul

Gig Review: Stöner / Slomosa – Thekla, Bristol (4th May 2022)

It’s always fun to attend a gig at the Thekla, the old German cargo ship converted into a music venue in Bristol dock. A light and breezy evening saw a healthy crowd lining up before doors opened for the arrival of some true desert rock royalty, the three-piece aptly named Stöner. Comprising Brant Bjork, Nick … Continue reading Gig Review: Stöner / Slomosa – Thekla, Bristol (4th May 2022)

Album Review: Stöner – Totally…

There are legends, and then there are legends. Do the desert rock godfathers Brant Björk and Nick Oliveri need any introduction? The duo have played in Kyuss, Fu Manchu, Queens of the Stone Age and Mondo Generator and teamed up with Brant Björk's drummer Ryan Güt to form Stöner. With two albums already on the … Continue reading Album Review: Stöner – Totally…