Archive for the rock Category

ANDY MCCOY – 21st century rocks

Posted in finland, rock, rocknroll, video on June 24, 2022 by vesalahde

finnish rocknroll star still kicking some butt

CMX – rautakantele

Posted in finland, progressive metal, rock on May 5, 2022 by vesalahde

unique finnish rock/prog/metal

NIRVANA – bleach

Posted in grunge, rock, seattle on February 24, 2022 by vesalahde

montage of heck – documentary reminded of the greatest band of the 80s/90s

PRIMAL SCREAM – live at levitation

Posted in rock, rocknroll, scotland on November 24, 2021 by vesalahde

HANOI ROCKS – oriental beat

Posted in finland, LP collection, rock, rocknroll on September 27, 2021 by vesalahde

There was time my room walls were filled with hanoi posters, isnt it strange the greatest rocknroll band comes from Finland?


Posted in finland, folk, LPs i used to have, rock, Uncategorized on September 3, 2021 by vesalahde

this was/is one amazing/unique album.

T. REX – electric warrior

Posted in 70s, glam rock, LP collection, rock on June 1, 2021 by vesalahde

STATUS QUO – golden hour

Posted in 60s, LP collection, psychedelic rock, rock, video on June 1, 2021 by vesalahde

compilation of tracks from 2 first albums.


Posted in finland, progressive rock, rock on May 14, 2021 by vesalahde

more fantastic 70s

THE KINKS – sunny afternoon

Posted in LP collection, rock, rocknroll, uk on December 4, 2020 by vesalahde

dark and black this and that, little bit sunshine from the 60s.


Posted in hard rock, LP collection, rock on November 12, 2020 by vesalahde

another perfect LP from the 70s

NEIL YOUNG – after the gold rush

Posted in country rock, folk rock, LP collection, rock on October 31, 2020 by vesalahde

there seems to be the 50th anniversary edition of this magnificent album

L’UOMO NERO – andiamo nel deserto

Posted in blues rock, desert rock, new mexico, rock on October 9, 2020 by vesalahde

pleasantly original desert/blues rock & roll, the 1st EP of the trilogy DESERT RECORDS

CORTEZ – sell the future

Posted in boston, heavy rock, rock on September 25, 2020 by vesalahde

classic heavy rock at its finest, groovy album of brilliance. RIPPLEMUSIC

ARCADIAN CHILD – protopsycho

Posted in cyprus, psychedelic rock, rock on September 17, 2020 by vesalahde

mystic, hypnotic, tripped out and unique psychedelic rock with eastern folkloric vibe. ROGUE WAVE RECORDS/RIPPLEMUSIC/KOZMIKARTIFACTZ


Posted in psychedelic rock, rock, video on September 1, 2020 by vesalahde


Posted in france, hard rock, rock, rockabilly, rocknroll, Uncategorized on May 27, 2020 by vesalahde

like the french version of finnish band francine or melrose

SNAIL – nothing left for you / fearless

Posted in rock, seattle, stoner rock, Uncategorized on May 4, 2020 by vesalahde

two five inch snails, quality fuzz rock, they snailed it.


Posted in heavy psych, post punk, rock, Uncategorized on April 29, 2020 by vesalahde

joy division cover, curious to hear full album.


Posted in heavy psych, italy, rock, stoner rock, Uncategorized on April 12, 2020 by vesalahde

strange album, 1st time i hated it, now gave it a 2nd spin with better listening equipment while doing some coverart and thought its inspiring, adventurous, mind-bending, not as easy-listenable than some other stoned rocks. GODOWN

MOTHER ISLAND – motel rooms

Posted in 60s, italy, psychedelic rock, rautalanka, rock, surf rock, Uncategorized on March 28, 2020 by vesalahde

Wow, gobsmacked, dancable fast-forward psychedelic/surf rock, also some rautalanka-vibe that is highly popular in Finland, could see this band sharing the stages of dance halls with the legendary finnish band Agents. GODOWN


Posted in italy, punk rock, rock, rocknroll, Uncategorized on March 12, 2020 by vesalahde

catchy melodic energetic punkrocknroll in the spirit of misfits, ramones and danko jones, pleasant ride for an old ramones/misfits fan, enjoyed all the tracks. GODOWN

DOZER – in the tail of a comet

Posted in rock, stoner rock, sweden, Uncategorized on February 16, 2020 by vesalahde

theres a hole in my stoner rock knowledge, never heard this before; kyussish laidback crunchy groovefest for easy ridin’ high rollin’ times HEAVYPSYCH

SONIC DAWN – enter the mirage

Posted in 60s, denmark, psychedelic rock, rock, Uncategorized on February 8, 2020 by vesalahde

if you love nuggets (original artyfacts from the first psychedelic era) this is a no-brainer, marvelous trip back to the 60s love and peace, every track shines. HEAVYPSYCH

SPACETRUCKER – king cheeto

Posted in rock, stoner rock, Uncategorized, video on February 5, 2020 by vesalahde

theres some trumpy action.

LOWRIDER – refractions

Posted in desert rock, rock, stoner rock, sweden, Uncategorized on January 19, 2020 by vesalahde


enjoyable ride, as good as stoner rock can get, on par with kyuss/qotsa/etc. BLUESFUNERAL



Posted in new jersey, psychedelic rock, rock, Uncategorized on January 17, 2020 by vesalahde

amazing old school psychedelic rock


Posted in 70s, 80s, finland, punk rock, rock, Uncategorized on January 11, 2020 by vesalahde

One tweet made me think of more music i heard and liked in the late 70s before i listened music, heard them from radio, TV1 (there was only one TV channel in Finland, maybe two?) or somewhere else, didnt know anything about genres, punk rockers smoking cigarettes in the corner of Ounasvaara school looked like monsters, tried to stay as far from them as possible.

  1. Maukka Perusjätkä – Säpinää
  2. Problems? – Katupoikien Laulu
  3. Kollaa Kestää – Jäähyväiset Aseille
  4. Pelle Miljoona – Tahdon rakastella sinua
  5. Pave Maijanen & Mistakes – Pidä huolta
  6. Kari Peitsamo & Ankkuli – Kauppaopiston naiset
  7. Hurriganes – Hot Wheels
  8. Ypö-Viis – Mikkitelineestä on puolet minun
  9. Virtanen – Elektroninen xtaasi
  10. Kollaa Kestää – Kirjoituksia Kellarista
  11. Problems? – Lanka palaa
  12. Juice Leskinen – Jyrki boy
  13. Freeman – Ajetaan tandemilla
  14. Mika Sundqvist – Moottoripyörä on moottoripyörä


Posted in finland, rock, Uncategorized on December 30, 2019 by vesalahde

legendary pirate still showing how to make catchy choruses

BIG SCENIC NOWHERE – vision beyond horizon

Posted in desert rock, rock, stoner rock, Uncategorized on November 28, 2019 by vesalahde

no matter what supergroupproject you start the result could be a disaster, not here, unique mix of different musical styles, laidback desert/stoner grooves, psychedelics and grunge, one of those albums you wanna listen more and more..HEAVYPSYCHSOUNDS