Blogroll - posted on March 16, 2016 by

Free Recovery in Classic Rock Magazine

Free Recovery is proud to announce that since the release of its Debut EP on the 21st August 2015, is has received recognition from, none other than, Classic Rock Magazine!

The whole of our band has grown up reading Classic Rock Magazine and revered the artists that we read about; so we are very stoked have been recognized by team rock, and included in their awesome magazine. It is a little dream come true for us.

Our Summer is Dead by Free Recovery - Track 6 - Stone Deaf Forever produced by Classic Rock Magazine.

Our Summer is Dead by Free Recovery – Track 6 – Stone Deaf Forever.

The second track of our self-titled EP 'Our Summer Is Dead" (#OSID), one of our harder hitting tracks, was included on the CD sold with Classic Rock Magazine, issue 220 - March edition.  The CD included with the March edition was titled 'Stone Deaf Forever' and features a compilation of tracks from some of the most up and coming Stoner Rock bands from all over the world. Actually, team rock describes it best:

Stone Deaf Forever
Blow your mind and other organs with 15 songs from the world’s greatest, dirtiest new rock’n’roll bands – all born to raise hell. Including Thunderchief, Savage Hearts, Free Recovery, Snakewine and more…

Not only is “Our Summer Is Dead” listed at track 6 on this CD, but it also stands out as one of the best-sounding  tracks on the compilation. It really does show how much effort we put into recording the EP and how awesome our producer David Needham is. Dave from Dark Horse Studios in Surrey singlehandedly produced, mixed and mastered the EP and we are extremely proud of what he has done for us.  His excellence has really shone through on ‘Stone Deaf Forever.’

We are grateful to all that have helped make this possible, especially Ken McIntyre, and hope that anyone who listens to the CD really enjoys “Our Summer is Dead.”

Once gain thanks to TeamRock for giving us deserving recognition.

Peace, Love & Rock ?

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Shows - posted on March 15, 2016 by

Grunge Tribute Night – Guildford – Sat, 9th April

Guildford Grunge Gig

A Grunge Tribute Night to celebrate the lives & music of the legends we lost on the 5th of April! What better way to remember KURT COBAIN & LAYNE STAYLEY than by playing their music..LIVE & LOUD!

The night will see two incredible awesome tribute bands pay tribute to NIRVANA and ALICE IN CHAINS, whilst 3 of the hottest new grunge acts around reassure you that Seattle Sound is very much alive and well!

The ground-breaking album NEVERMIND is 25! Come and celebrate Kurt Cobain’s life and the anniversary year of the album that brought the underground to the mainstream and defined the ’90s

Endless Nirvana UK Tribute – will perform NEVERMIND LIVE in its entirety plus a selection of songs from Nirvana’s breakout era in their roaring set!

Brothers in Chains unplugged – An undying love for an ALICE IN CHAINS is echoed by Joe and James as they play the MTV Unplugged set, whilst channeling their inner Layne and Jerry!

Free Recovery – will be lighting up the Star with their full fat grunge sound that is capturing the attention of die hard grunge fans everywhere. Let them recover your lost grunge soul!

Sons of Endor -a stoner / grunge / star wars inspired band from Guildford will slap the audience very hard around the ears with their epically heavy stoner riffs! Their incredibly tasty riffs will turn you from the Dark Side!

C.LOU.D DOGS – have to be on of the most talented 3 piece grunge rock bands playing around London at the moment. They will bring their loud, messy rock,blues,punk,funk,drunk and slam dunked!

Grunge Tribute Night


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Shows - posted on February 13, 2016 by

Cancer Research Gig – Guildford – Fri, Feb 26th 2016

Free Recovery are finally returning to the Star in Guildford, as part of an awesome night raising cash for cancer research. Considering all the legends that have been cut down by Cancer in the last year alone – let’s help kick it in the butt before we lose any more people to it.


£5 on the door, from 7:30pm. All the cover charge will go to Cancer Research UK

Four bands will play on the night bringing you rock, funky rock, instrumental, punk and grunge!!

It will be a fun night, all in a good cause! On the bill, for your entertainment, we are most pleased to present:

Free Recovery

Phoenix Chroi

From Fire

Greedy Hands

Stage times are as follows:


There is a facebook event if that’s your thing, and you want to share it.

If you can’t make it for some reason there is also a just giving page for the gig for you to make donation and still help us raise money for Cancer Research!

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Blogroll - posted on January 12, 2016 by

10 Grunge Rock David Bowie Covers

There is no doubt that David Bowie has shaped generations of artists throughout the world. Having died peacefully from cancer, aged 69, he will be sadly missed. Bowie was possibly one of the most creative musicians that the world has ever seen; he was always redefining sound and art as we knew it.

10 Grunge Rock David Bowie Covers

David Bowie Live in Montreal

Having explored just about every style possible, it is no wonder that Bowie has managed to influence almost every genre of music imaginable. This includes the massive influence that he had on rock bands, including grunge bands. Bowie was covered by just about every grunge band in the 90’s and Bowie himself covered a few songs from his favourite grunge bands; for example, ‘Cactus’ by the Pixies. Clearly Bowie was a bit of a grunge fan and, for what it’s worth, we liked him too – the dude totally rocked… and may be Rock In Peace \m/


10 Grunge Rock David Bowie Covers

Here is a list of 10 grunge bands that played David Bowie covers and who were undeniable influenced by the Starman:


Smashing Pumpkins – ‘Space Oddity’ – by David Bowie


Soundgarden (Chris Cornell) – ‘Lady Stardust’ – by David Bowie


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Blogroll - posted on January 9, 2016 by

Ramington Flashride at Scream Lounge

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