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23 October 2017

[Quick Fixes] ZEBU & DEAD ELEPHANT (7''split)

ZEBU & Dead Elephant (7'' split vinyl)
A few days ago, ZEBU along with DEAD ELEPHANT released the 7'' split vinyl "Crawl / Eat Them Dead Or Alive", one track per band, one track per side.
This is a collaboration of two heavy bands belonging to the deepest of the Greek Underground scene and specifically in the D.I.Y scene.

[News] GODSLEEP searching for a new singer

GODSLEEP in search of a new singer
In July, Godsleep announced the departure from the band of their singer 'Kostas Panagiotou'.

Almost three months have passed since that day and just yesterday (22/10) the band made a new announcement through their official facebook page that they are in search of a new singer.

19 October 2017

[Videotheque] Minorfase - Moneymaker

Minorfase - Moneymaker (official music video)
A few days ago "Minorfase" gave into publicity their second official video for their track "Moneymaker".

The track is included in their debut album "Thoughts"

Watch the video below... read info at the bottom.

12 October 2017

Releases, in threes [#1] a 'Hard Rock' case

- In "Releases, in threes" three albums of about the same genre or attitude are reviewed in brief. Probably one would enjoy listening the three of them in a row, no matter the order. -
 Entry #1: a 'Hard Rock' case.   Featuring:
# Black Hat Bones - "Born in a Thunder"  # Stress Case Scenario - "Too Late To Save Us"  # Minorfase - "Thoughts" 

11 October 2017

[News] Wyatt E. & Six Steps Above The Earth live 21Oct.'17

Wyatt E. & Six Steps Above The Earth live, Thessaloniki, YpogeioYpogeio is welcoming two excellent bands that will take listeners to a journey beyond the everyday world. Two great teams of musicians that experiment with heavy, slow sound come together for a special show in Thessaloniki.

03 October 2017

[Compilation] A call to Instruments Vol.3

Aza Records - A call to Instruments Vol.3
The Third Compilation of Aza Records Collective featuring various Greek underground artists.

Available for free download through bandcamp.  

"This is a call to instruments, this is Aza Records, a collective of independent bands from your neighborhood".

[News] SKANDAL on double-tour [Oct-Nov-Dec'17]

SKANDAL (art by RAUM art) Tour of the Cicada
Skandal, last year, released their EP "Year of the Cicada" (read a review here) and shortly after the release they were on the road touring

Again, this autumn they scheduled a two-part tour, one in Greece and Bulgaria (Tour of the Cicada part III) and the second (part IV) in UK and Iceland. 

Below are the posters for both the tours and the detailed schedule for each one (dates / venues).

29 September 2017

[News] 1st Farm Festival | Baladesert & friends 30Sept.'17

 1st Farm Festival | Baladesert & friends 30Sept.'17
Baladesert and friends are saying 'goodbye' to the summer through the 1st Farm Festival with the appropriate, underground way in 'Boubie's Ranch'... 

Grilled meat delicacies, beer, wine, rehearsals, live, jam, events and happenings.

28 September 2017

[Review] Wyatt E. - Exile to Beyn Neharot

Wyatt E. - Exile to Beyn Neharot
Two years ago Wyatt E. introduced themselves discographically with their debut "Mount Sinai/Aswan" (review in Greek language).
What I didn't know back then was that their debut was in fact the first part of a "soundtrack" they were planning to complete it in six parts. The main concept is to create a soundtrack of a fictional pilgrimage taking place in a different time somewhere in the ancient Orient.

27 September 2017

[Videotheque] CULT of the SCUM - Ain't Gonna Sing the Blues

CULT of the SCUM
Earlier today 'CULT of the SCUM' uploaded on youtube their first ever video. It's a lyric video for their track (and my personal favorite) "Ain't gonna sing the blues". You can watch it below.

26 September 2017

[Interview] OTEHI (IT)

OTEHI (band photo 2017)
OTEHI have announced that they will be releasing their new album soon.
We took the opportunity and had a little chat with the band and we present you this interview. Enjoy!

24 September 2017

[Review] Book of Wyrms - Sci-fi/Fantasy

Book of Wyrms - Sci-fi/Fantasy
Book of Wyrms is a band from Richmond, Virginia – USA. Their debut album with the title “Sci-Fi / Fantasy” was released on January 1st and in vinyl last spring by Twin Earth Records. The vinyl copy I own has a beautiful orange/yellow color and a lovely warm, analogue sound.

20 September 2017

[News] Down Tuned Daze VI - 30/09/17 @Crete[GR]

Down Tuned Daze VI Poster
The Musical Collective "Vomvos" from Heraklion, Crete presents the sixth DOWN TUNED DAZE festival! As always, heavy and down tuned bands are in this years line-up. Some of the heaviest bands from the Greek underground scene are going to present (all of them) brand new material.

09 September 2017

[Supa Scoopa and the Mighty Noob] Babel Trio

Babel Trio - Roots Electrified
Hailing from Crete, Greece, 'Babel Trio' play an interesting mix of folk, heavy rock with progressive and psychedelic elements.

In the band's exact, own words:
"Babel Trio are creating a progressive folk rock, psychedelic music code, rooted in the island of Crete and the Aegean sea.

05 September 2017

[News] DEAF RADIO autumn tour 2017

DEAF RADIO Alarm tour 2017
DEAF RADIO have announced the complete schedule of their ALARM TOUR for this autumn. Deaf Radio last January released their debut album 'Alarm' which was a real dynamite!

In order to promote 'Alarm' they played a number of gigs during 2017 and now they are getting outside the borders of Greece.

02 September 2017

[News] 45RATS new album 'GAZER'

45RATS - Gazer
Great news!!
It's been 4 years after their previous release "Electric" and a few days ago 45RATS announced that their brand new album entitled "GAZER" will be released this September by Fuzz Ink.

27 August 2017

Six Steps Above The Earth & Ghone (full live show)

On May 21, 2017 'Six Steps Above The Earth' played a live show with 'Ghone' in their hometown, Thessaloniki. They have been planning this playlist for some time before playing so this was a special occasion. Now this show is available online for you to watch it.

10 August 2017

[News] Emerald Haze Festival (Dublin 1&2 Sept.)

Emerald Haze Dublin
A newly appearing festival is going to take place for the first time in Dublin, Ireland this September.

08 August 2017

[Supa Scoopa and the Mighty Noob] Tarifes Nomades

Tarifes Nomades - Subrealistic Jell-oh
"Supa Scoopa and the Mighty Noob" is a new section of Downtuned Magazine which will periodically present a new band that in our opinion is worth checking out.

The first 'Supa Scoopa and the Mighty Noob' entry is about "TARIFES NOMADES"

05 August 2017

[News] Day of Scattering vol.3 [19/8/2017]

Day of Scattering vol.3 [19/8/2017]
"DAY OF SCATTERING vol.3" - A DIY concert.

- Solidarity and financial aid to ΗΡΙΑΝΝΑ Β.Λ. -

There will also be an exhibition of various historical (printed) material, fanzines and magazines by "We Don't Fight It" Distro. 

01 August 2017

[News] Cyanna Mercury summer tour 2017


Cyanna Mercury summer dates 2017
Cyanna Mercury in 2016 released their debut album "ARCHETYPES" which is one of the most remarkable albums of that year for the local scene of Greece (and not only).
Recently they announced the dates of their 2017 summer tour.

29 July 2017

[News] KEMEROV in search of a new Guitarist

 'KEMEROV', the death'n'rollers from Serres have recently announced that they are in search of a new guitarist

At the moment, KEMEROV are running a crowdfunding campaign that ends on the first week of August, to raise the necessary funds for a vinyl release for their debut album 'FMKD'.

27 July 2017

[News] 8th River of Souls Festival

8th River of Souls Festival, Acheron
The 8th River of Souls Festival is a reality!

In one of the most beautiful places of Western Greece, in Epirus, in the banks of river Acheron near its springs ('Gliki' area).
 A night of rock'n'roll and rockabilly that you don't want to miss!

24 July 2017

[News] 6th Los Almiros Festival (2017)


6th Los Almiros Festival posterFor 6th consecutive year Los Almiros Festival is here with a tasty line-up.
FREE ENTRANCE - FREE CAMPING.
more info:

21 July 2017

[Quick Fixes] Sküma - Sküma

Sküma - Sküma
Sküma is a 5-piece band from Heraklion, Crete [GR]. Recently they made a live recording session which is also their first ever release and it's available for free through their bandcamp page.
The live recording took place last April at Groove Studios and it was released on their bandcamp page on July 11.

13 July 2017

[News] ZERO Festival Vol.4

ZERO festival 2017
ZERO Festival has established itself as one of the most important 2-day fests of the last years in the Greek west coast
The sure thing is that is being held in one of the most beautiful places of western Greece, the "Ziros Lake".

For this year, the 4th ZERO Festival has already been scheduled for August and the line-up has been announced.

10 July 2017

[News] NAXATRAS European tour 2017


NAXATRAS European tour 2017
NAXATRAS from Greece have just announced their European Tour for this autumn, organized by Total Volume.

36 days on the road, 30 live gigs, 12 different countries... sounds great doesn't it?

With 3 releases (2 full albums and 1 EP) already in their 'roster' and a third album currently 'under construction'

06 July 2017

[News] Hidden In the Basement tour 2017

Hidden In the Basement tour 2017
HIDDEN IN THE BASEMENT from Larisa, Greece are hitting the road this summer! They will be touring Eastern Europe on the second half of July to promote their latest release "Behind the Shadow".

05 July 2017

[News] Pre/Post Festival Vol.7

PRE/POST Festival Vol.7 [2017]
'PRE/POST' Festival Vol.7
For 7th consecutive year the PRE/POST will take place in Preveza, Greece.  Featuring some of the 'hottest' bands at the moment and some of the most promising bands of the Greek Heavy Underground.
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