The Dirty Earth’s (relatively) new singer, Tenille Rogers, takes the retro rock bull by the horns on Aurora, delivering a series of epic performances that will remind astute blues rockin’ listeners of the likes of Blues Pills.
The band are as assured and muscular as they’ve been through their previous two albums, Autonomic and Ascendency (see a trend in there?), and if anything, Rogers has only inspired better, more memorable songwriting.

What composed "Aurora" is a four-piece that haven't spared themselves in composing and recording these 46 minutes of honest, well-crafted Hard Rock with polished, energetic recording and long instrumental frames inside the same song. No auto-tune, no intros, no outros, no spoken words, just the real thing; besides the big obvious names of Black Sabbath, Kyuss, Queens Of The Stone Age they take as a model, the four musicians also like to dive into the old music that their parents used to listen to with just a handful of new elements in this third full-length they confirm having achieved a higher level of songwriting that deserves more exposure than the one gained so far.
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The songs on Ascendancy are flawless, arranged with such fine precision that every note, every nuance is positioned to yield maximum results and just one listen to the album opening “Lay By The Son” hooked me like audio heroin. I had a hard time getting on into the remainder of the record because of hitting repeat on this track alone twenty-some umpteen times but eventually I did and each new song brought further and further amazement to be honest. While the whole record is stellar, I did find certain tracks to be stand-outs like “Lonely“, “Cruel World“, “Fierce Goddess“, and “Eternity” but there’s not a lame cut on this outing.
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The Dirty Earth make Australia's Heavy Music Magazine's staff picks for top 10 Albums of 2014
HEAVY Staff Top 10 Albums of 2014

"In a scene currently rediscovering Sabbath, Autonomic emerges with a healthy dose of stoner rock songwriting and textures one might expect from a You Am I or Skunk Anansie album. Mandy Newton’s gravel-tinged vocals command the listener as the band flirt with the occult and rock’n’roll in equal measures. Dance With The Devil is a juiced-up, pub rock headbanger, while DNA Blues wouldn’t be out of place over a Sunday arvo coffee. The Dirty Earth are heavy, psychedelic and above all unpindownable — the necessary ingredients that may make them the new lords of doom rock.” 
"The album doesn’t drop the ball once, a strong collection of 10 Australian rock classics with highlights of ’70s soul, scorching guitar tones and tight drum fills. So much more than a style over substance throw-back, The Dirty Earth are four people who can really fucking play. The years of focus on their craft is apparent; vocals precise and stylised, guitars confident and heavy over a beat, punchy and rolling".
"Another fine group of musicians from the land down under, The Dirty Earth have come out swinging on their first full length. With chugging riffs and a cool 1970's swagger about them, they lay down track after track of foot tapping, swinging rock music, from fuzzed out Stoner Rock jams to bluesy Hard Rock songs, they do it all and do it well.
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