Posts Tagged "Reviews"

The Depths Below on the July Doom Charts!

7. CORTEZ – THE DEPTHS BELOW / NEW! Let’s take a trip with the Boston quintet Cortez. Let’s have them drag us down with them to The Depths Below. I reckon we can safely state that most of you freaks out there already dug their earlier releases. Well, get ready to profess your undying love […]

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The Depths Below reviewed at Angry Metal Guy

Pretty decent review, although it’s safe to say that this writer didn’t dig the song “Dead Planet” 🙂 Cortez – The Depths Below Review By Dr. A.N. Grier On July 1, 2017 It’s occurred to me that when I go stoner, more times than not, I tend to lean against bands just west of me. […]

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The Depths Below reviewed on Outlaws Of the Sun

Had the privilege of checking out the amazing new album from Boston based stoner/grunge band Cortez entitled The Depths Below. I understand the term “grunge” can make some get that prickly feeling inside, but I use it with the utmost of love and respect. As a guy turning 40 (good lord….) this summer, I grew […]

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The Depths Below review at Riff Relevant

(By Damon Gravitoyd, Guest Contributor/Writer, RiffRelevant.com) With their most recent offering ‘The Depths Below‘, Cortez takes it further down to delve into a dark pool of possibilities. Shine your eyes across a review of the new album and hear an audio stream of their first single, “Walk Through Fire”. Cortez have been around the block […]

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The Depths Below reviewed on The Obelisk

Cortez, The Depths Below: Blood Through the Citadel A difference of intent behind the new Cortez album is signaled immediately through the artwork. Where their 2012 self-titled debut (review here) featured an Alex Von Wieding cover of a monstrous, armor-clad version of their namesake (who was also kind of a monster, actually) with red eyes […]

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Split 7″ reviewed on The Ripple Effect

Cool new review of the Cortez / Borracho split 7″ courtesy of the mighty Swedebeast at The Ripple Effect! Cortez – “Vanishing Point” “Vanishing Point” is a very dangerous song to play if you’re driving. I drive a lot and I catch myself flooring it while headbanging furiously while listening to it, and that’s not […]

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Review of the Cortez / Borracho split

The Grim Tower had this to say about the split 7″: Borracho/Cortez – Split EP (2014) – This split only features two songs and isn’t a slew of black metal acts, for a change. First, I’ve got is Borracho. Their track is called “Know My Name 4:40″ which seems to be dirty southern rock complete […]

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Review of split 7″ on Uber Rock

The fine folks over at Uber Rock had some nice things to say about our new split with Washington DC’s Borracho out soon on AM Records. Borracho/Cortez – ‘Split’ (AM Records) “As for the Cortez contribution, this Boston act kick in with a fuelled up rocker as ‘Vanishing Point’ disappears out of the rear view […]

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Review of Cortez s/t from Lords Of Metal

LordsOfMetal.nl had this the following to say about our self titled double LP: They have the beards, they radiate the F.O.A.D. attitude but above all they have that killer groove in their sound. It had been over five years ago that their actual debut was released on the Belgian Buzzville Records label, but like the […]

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New Cortez s/t CD review

Here’s a review of our CD from Lords Of Metal: They have the beards, they radiate the F.O.A.D. attitude but above all they have that killer groove in their sound. It had been over five years ago that their actual debut was released on the Belgian Buzzville Records label, but like the band is saying […]

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