• ROCK-A-ROLLA Issue 59!

    ROCK-A-ROLLA Issue 59! On the cover: “I don’t need a fucking union official telling me how much I should work – they can kiss my ass.” The legendary Melvins return […]

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  • ROCK-A-ROLLA ISSUE 58!

    Issue 58 out now! On the cover: Drone/avant-metal titans Sunn O))) return with their latest masterpiece Kannon! Inside: In-depth interviews with Church Of Misery, Oranssi Pazuzu, Swans’ Norman Westberg, Seven […]

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  • Kaada/Patton To Release Bacteria Cult This April

    Mike Patton and Norwegian composer John Kaada are set to release Bacteria Cult this April, the pair’s first album in 12 years. The record marks the follow-up to 2004’s Romances, […]

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  • ROCK-A-ROLLA Issue 57!

    ROCK-A-ROLLA Issue 57! On the cover: UK’s mighty cult heroes Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats! Inside: Cathedral/Napalm Death legend Lee Dorrian returns with his brand new project, With The Dead! Plus […]

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  • Sunn O))) Announce Brand New Studio Album ‘Kannon’

    Photo: Peter Beste Drone behemoths SunnO))) have announced they will release their latest studio album, Kannon, on December 4th via Southern Lord. Consisting of three pieces – Kannon 1, 2 […]

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Thorr’s Hammer, Corrupted added to Supersonic line-up

Stephen O’Malley and Greg Anderson’s cult doom outfit Thorr’s Hammer will reform for an appearance at the upcoming Supersonic festival in Birmingham, UK. The SunnO))) pair’s band, briefly active in 1994-1995, will be making its appearance with original vocalist Runhild Gammelsæter, drummer Jamie Sykes and long-term cohort Guy Pinhas. Osaka doom outfit Corrupted, meanwhile, are also slated for a rare […]

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Zu live in London!

The Italian jazz/avant-rock masters are back in London this April for a Rock-A-Rolla sponsored show at The Borderline. Support comes from Black Carrot and Elephant Vs Leopard. Don’t miss it! Tickets available now from www.seetickets.com . Get the Zu cover issue of Rock-A-Rolla! Available now from www.rock-a-rolla.com/backissues.htm Zu will also perform in Nottingham on 21st April, at SEVEN Live Music Venue & Bar, Canning Circus,  Nottingham.  […]

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Issue 19 out now!

Featuring:   Isis! Mono! Nadja! Fennesz! Black Dice! Cobalt! Editions Mego! The Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble! Wolves In The Throne Room! Stinking Lizaveta! Crippled Black Phoenix! And lots more!  Plus: over 100 releases reviewed, including the latest, possibly greatest SunnO))) album Monoliths & Dimensions! Plus live action: SunnO))), Animal Collective, Parts & Labor, Pain Jerk & Emeralds!  AND MUCH, MUCH MORE!!!!!!!!!!!   SUBSCRIBE […]

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Om complete new album

Psych-doom duo Om have completed recording the basic tracks for their forthcoming full-length, the first to feature Grails’ Emil Amos – who takes over from the recently departed Chris Hakius – on drums. The band recorded their as-yet-untitled album at the famous Electrical Studios, with the record expected on September 8th via new home Drag City.   www.omvibratory.com

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Faith No More to reunite for a series of dates!

The recent speculation and rumours regarding a Faith No More reunion have been confirmed! Sources close to Mike Patton have revealed to Rock-A-Rolla Magazine that “FNM will be doing a little touring” this year. Details are still sketchy, though several upcoming festivals are a strong possibility, as well as shows around Europe. The line-up will most likely involve the Album Of The Year-era […]

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Supersonic 2009 – first acts announced!

The 2009 edition of the awesome Supersonic Festival will take place 24th – 26th July this year at its usual venue, The Custard Factory, Birmingham, UK, and Rock-A-Rolla will once again be on hand as media partner of this monumental event. With this year’s line-up shaping up to be the best yet, the first confirmed act will be none other […]

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Sonic Youth complete The Eternal

Avant-rock godfathers Sonic Youth have completed their 16th (!) full length The Eternal. Produced by John Agnello and the band, The Eternal marks the first release for the band on new home Matador after a long relationship with Geffen, as well as the studio debut of former Pavement/Dustdevils bassist Mark Ibold, a touring member of Sonic Youth for the past […]

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Mono release Hymn To The Immortal Wind

Post-rockers Mono return this March with a brand-new full-length, Hymn To The Immortal Wind. The album, the band’s fifth, marks the Tokyo outfit’s tenth anniversary and was recorded by Steve Albini. The album is slated for a March 30th release on Conspiracy Records in Europe and Temporary Residence in USA. The full tracklisting is as follows: 1. Ashes in the […]

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Subscribe and save on the cover price!

Subscribe to Rock-A-Rolla magazine today, and not only will you never miss an issue again, you’ll save heaps on the cover price! SUBSCRIBE NOW! Click here ISSUE 18 OUT NOW! Featuring Zu, Dälek, Gnaw (ex Khanate), Mike Patton and Melvins live special, Zombi, Randall Dunn, Enablers, Top 40 records of 2008, Ephel Duath, Ocean, Glacial Movements, Glissando!  PLUS: over 100 […]

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Pelican sign to Southern Lord

Chicago’s influential post-metallers Pelican have signed to Southern Lord, marking a move from their long-term home Hydra Head. The band are currently recording an EP at Red Room studios in Seattle, the first release for the label, with a full-length to follow in the near future. According to guitarist Trevor De Brauw the new material will be “heavier, darker and […]

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