As you MAY have noticed, I haven't posted for a while now....for a lot of reasons which I don't find necessary to mention. Anyway I decided to put Stoned Sun Vibrations on hiatus and concentrate my efforts to Downtuned Magazine ('n' Radio). Many of you probably know that Downtuned Mag is dedicated to the Greek heavy rock scene but since I've started Downtuned Radio too, I'm thinking of including posts about releases from all over the world. Apparently I'm going to keep a ratio but we'll see how it'll evolve.
From now on, you can find me on Downtuned Mag. And for any bands interested in reviewing/including them in radio's rotation etc., you can come in touch with me through the contact form over there. As I wrote above. I'll try to keep a ratio and at least in the beginning I'll try to "promote" mostly "smaller", more independent bands that deserve your attention.
So I want to thank each and everyone of you out there who supported, read, promoted and helped this blog. Also a big fat thanks to all the bands which helped SSV in their own way.
That's all for now folks! Thanks again! Maybe SSV will be back someday. Or maybe Downtuned will become better than SSV.... Who knows.
Be well and stay heavy!
PS: Rock Trips Mixtapes will be back soon.... They'll be the only thing posted from now on. Perhaps some other personal comps too.


Nixon Now - Altamont Nation Express (2005)

Nixon Now were a four-piece band from Hamburg, Germany. They released a couple of records at middle-00's and one of them is "Altamont Nation Express" (their best one if you ask me). They play high-voltage heavy rock 'n' roll and they definitely praise MC5 (actually they could be their incarnation). In "A.N.E.", Nixon Now release a pure raw rock fury, full of steroids and fuzzy riffs. They managed to capture the energy of MC5 in their sound from the first to the last minute of the record. You gotta check this! 

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