Royal Thunder – WICK

Atlanta hard rock outfit Royal Thunder have been making waves in the rock and metal blogosphere since their debut 2010 EP. Their sound is an amalgam of all the dadrock essentials: some blues rock, a little prog, a little 90s rock, and even a little classic metal—an odd sound for…

Royal Thunder – Crooked Doors

It’s hard to write an album that can truly be classified as timeless. Everything has to fall into place perfectly for a band to craft a collective piece of music that will endure the test of time: songwriting, musicianship, life circumstances and most of all, emotions. If the stars align and all…

You Won’t Soon ‘Forget’ This New Royal Thunder Track

Atlanta’s Royal Thunder are an underrated gem of a band that doesn’t get mentioned enough in underground metal circles. Their 2012 album CVI was an exceptional and infectious exercise in some sort of classic rock-meets-sludge endeavor, and I’ve been eagerly awaiting their follow-up. Thankfully, we won’t have to wait much longer because the band…