Tag: APF Records

NEWS: Desert Storm remain the “Salt Of The Earth”!

Recorded at a studio once owned by legendary folk band Fairport Convention which recent years has seen the likes of Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath and Rob Halford of Judas Priest recording there, Oxford Progressive Sludge Doom Metal act Desert Storm unveiled “Death Rattle” back in March. Their eighth studio record and first without Chris Benoist it was

Bootleg: Desert Storm at Bloodstock!

A pro-shot full set from the Sophie Lancaster Stage at Bloodstock Open Air Festival 2022 with the 2023 incarnation of the annual Metal festival 11 days away is a thing of beauty. This time out Desert Storm are the band of choice, the Oxford Progressive Sludge Doom Metal act having written and recorded but not

Review: “Death Rattle” by Desert Storm

“Death Rattle is an album that leans to Desert Storm’s strengths in song-writing ability. It is cohesive and flows with each song telling an individual tale, bound by common topics throughout. Genre traversing, musically progressing from the extreme and hard to softer palettes, moments of the ethereal. The light and dark shades are synonymous with the

NEWS: Desert Storm open with “Master Of None”!

The question that APF Records have for you is a simple one – do you want the new Desert Storm album “Death Rattle” in vinyl or cassette edition? It’s available with or without a t-shirt over at bandcamp with a 31st March release date marked on the grave stone of the Oxford Progressive Doom Metal

NEWS: Desert Storm endure a mind trip?

Oxford Progressive Sludge Doom Metal act Desert Storm have plucked “Bad Trip” as the second single from their 31st March releasing via APF Records album “Death Rattle“. Recorded and mixed at Woodworm Studios in Oxfordshire between winter of 2021 and summer of 2022 by Steve “Geezer” Watkins before being mastered in September 2022 by Brad

NEWS: Desert Storm bait the rattle snake!

Recorded and mixed at Woodworm Studios in Oxfordshire between winter of 2021 and summer of 2022 by Steve “Geezer” Watkins before being mastered in September 2022 by Brad Boatright (Torche, Nails, High on Fire) at Audiosiege in Portland Oregon, “Death Rattle” from four peice Progressive Sludge Doom Metal act Desert Storm will see release on

NEWS: The Grand Mal share second single “Smash The Grave”!

This year’s incarnation of Rabidfest will double for Oxford Stoner Metal act The Grand Mal as an album release show for their sophomore record the cunningly titled “II“. Attendees will have just one day to learn the lyrics ahead of the show with the exceptions of two pre-release singles in “Rule My Soul” and now “Smash

NEWS: The Grand Mal premier “Rule My Soul”!

The day after we happen to mention that Oxford Stoner Metal Royalty The Grand Mal will be playing Rabidfest the day after the release of their sophomore album the cunningly titled “II” and using the festival as their album release show, the band have premiered the first single from it in “Rule My Soul“. Releasing

NEWS: Possessor are out for blood!

London Horror Thrash trio Possessor have their bloodshot eyes firmly set on 30th October for one reason and one reason only. The release of their latest hammer horror creature double feature “Damn The Light” complete with original art from Quebec legend Alexander Goulet. Pre-orders are available over at bandcamp with a video for “Bloodsuckers” filmed

NEWS: Desert Storm suffer pain and grief!

APF Records have streamed another cut from the upcoming 1st May opus from Desert Storm. “Omens” is available for pre-order over at bandcamp and features the already available “Black Bile“, “The Machine” and now “Pain, Grief and Suffering“. Recorded & mixed by Steve ‘Geezer’ Watkins at Woodworm Studios between August and December of 2019 before