Saturna & Electric Monolith – Turned to Stone, Chapter IV: Higher Selves (Ripple Music 2022)

Ripple Music hit the bull’s eye with the 4th instalment of its “Turned to Stone” series, bringing together two bands in one EP that sound as if they naturally belong together! Released on the 15th of April 2022, I have returned to this release multiple times since then, and not once have I been able to skip a song. Below are a few words that will hopefully get you to lend your ears to an album that is bound to make you love it!

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Firebreather – Dwell in the Fog (Riding Easy Records 2022)

Following their excellent “Under a Blood Moon” on 2019, the Swedish trio returned in February 2022 with what is hands down their best work to date! Ambitiously raw and sonically majestic, “Dwell in the Fog” includes six anthemic and relentlessly melodic songs, with compelling grooves that waltz between the best moments of Mastodon and High on Fire. In all, the new album of the band literally breathes fire!

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WE BROKE THE WEATHER – WE BROKE THE WEATHER (2022)

We Broke The Weather is a fearless quintet from Somerville, Massachusetts. And I say fearless because I have listened to their brilliant debut album and many of you most likely have not. For fear of revealing too much, let’s just simply say that We Broke The Weather inhabits a universe where the sounds of The Mars Volta and Thank You Scientist live in happy unison, creating music that is out of this world.

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