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Iron Age – The Sleeping Eye

Iron Age - The Sleeping EyeIron AgeThe Sleeping Eye (Tee Pee)

Hailing from Austin, Texas, Iron Age has apparently taken that community’s inherent sense of musicianship and come up with an intricate palate of guttural riffing and clever guitar harmonics. These guys must be on the road constantly—and it shows with this, their second full-length, The Sleeping Eye.

Alternating between hardcore shredding and sludgy nodding, Iron Age sounds like the van is fueled by an old Cro-Mags tape and a case of Bud Heavy. But the surprise is really in the hands of a vocalist who barks like an obedient metal frontman while hiding a bit of range, which would come in handy now and then.

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New Warlocks – Red Camera

MP3: The Warlocks – “Red Camera” from The Mirror Explodes, out May 19 on Tee Pee Records.

This is a slow-burning bum trip of a jam. I’ve always respected Bobby Hecksher, but I prefer the Warlocks when they’re making feel-good dance music like “Shake the Dope Out” or “The Dope Feels Good.” Why do bands have to get all serious and stop writing catchy pop songs?

The Warlocks: iTunes, Amazon, Insound, wiki.

Tee Pee Records releases a ton of this sludgy, Sabbath-esque psych, some of it better than others. Check out some recent and upcoming stuff:

Naam – “Skyling Slip” from the Kingdom EP, out now.

Quest for Fire – “Bison Eyes” from Quest For Fire, out June 9.

Spindrift – “The Legend Of God’s Gun” from The Legend Of God’s Gun, out July 21.

Night Horse- “Good Bye Gone” from a 7″ due July 7.

The Atomic Bitchwax – “Revival” from Tab 4, out now.

Black Math Horseman – “Origin Of Savagery” from Wyllt, out now.

Witch (ft. J Mascis) – “Sweet Sue” from Paralyzed, out now.

Tee Pee Records: Amazon, Insound, wiki, web.

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