w/ Old Man Lizard
Warmoesstraat 131, Amsterdam, NL
Snook Bookings presents OLD MAN LIZARD + BLOOD DIAMOND
Old Man Lizard (UK, Stoner- noir/ Country- sludge)
Since forming in Autumn 2011, Suffolk sludge/stoner outfit Old Man Lizard have received praise from critics and fans alike for their live shows and recorded output. They have officially released a split 7" with Earthmass (on Big Riff Records) and Debut album "Lone Wolf Vs Brown Bear" (on Wickerman Recordings). The power trio, made up of Jack Newnham (also of Slabdragger and Meadows), Gav Senior and Dan Beales have played the main stages at Desertfest, Belgium and Hard Rock Hell, Wales. They have toured the UK several times including shows with heavyweights Conan and Dopethrone, as well as other seminal acts like Dead Meadow, Arabrot and Honky.
In addition to a tour with Black Rainbows in June, the latter half of 2015 will see the release of a new Vinyl 12" from Old Man Lizard and a Euro/UK Tour to promote it. The album, to be released by Heavy Psych Sounds, will consist of brand new recordings of old demo tracks as well as completely new material; for fans of Harvey Milk, Taint, Kyuss, Baroness and Earth.
Influences: Clutch, Baroness, Kyuss, Black Sabbath, Harvey Milk, Torche, Earth....
Blood Diamond (NL)
Whatever is begun in anger, ends in riffs. Ampworshippers Blood Diamond is a four piece band formed in 2015 in the northern part of the Netherlands that creates sludgy rock.
Their first two records "Death Valley Blues" and "Saviours" were recorded by the band itself and contain respectively 33 and 36 minutes of heavy riffs with dynamic structures and lyrics mostly about the failures of men.