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BIG BLACK CLOUD To Issue ‘Lessons In Fuck You 2′ EP Via Eolian Empire

25th July 2014 at 10:25 am

Big Black Cloud

Portland’s furious sci-fi punks, BIG BLACK CLOUD, are back from the lab with their latest dirty bomb, the cassette EP Lessons In Fuck You 2. Tripling down on their intoxicating rarefied mix of punk, noise, psych, surf, and rock, the agita trio takes a…
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SORXE: Phoenix Doom/Sludge Metal Act Sets Debut Album ‘Surrounded By Shadows’ For Summer Release

25th July 2014 at 10:19 am

Sorxe

Phoenix, Arizona-based sludge/doom metal quartet, SORXE, has recently recorded and finalized the audio for their upcoming debut full-length release, Surrounded By Shadows. Formed in the Summer of 2012 by former members of Graves At Sea, Via Vengeance, Magnetplan, Daughters Of Fission and others, SORXE…
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LO-PAN To Release New Full-Length ‘Colossus’ Via Small Stone This Fall; Artwork + Track Listing Unveiled

25th July 2014 at 10:13 am

Lo-Pan

Long-running Ohio riff rock peddlers, LO-PAN, are pleased to unveil the details of their long awaited new full-length fittingly titled, Colossus. Named for the Colossus of Rhodes — a ninety-six-foot statue of the Greek titan-god of the sun, Helios, constructed in 280 BC to…
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Fourth Installment Of Cvlt Nation’s Compilation Series Now Playing With JOY DIVISION’s Unknown Pleasures

25th July 2014 at 10:05 am

CVLT Nation Sessions Joy Division

CVLT Nation is proud to present the fourth covers compilation in their ongoing series, The CVLT Nation Sessions, with JOY DIVISION’s Unknown Pleasures. Available now for streaming and free download, the collection features Arctic Flowers, Cemetery, Pinkish Black, Theologian, Old Witch, Dreadlords, Annex, Masses,…
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IDES OF GEMINI: Otherworldly Conjurors Unleash Old World New Wave Trailer

25th July 2014 at 9:58 am

Ides Of Gemini - Photo by David Lee Bailey

As Old World New Wave, the long-awaited new full-length from Los Angeles’ otherworldly doom weavers, IDES OF GEMINI, draws near, the band offers up a haunting new trailer to whet the appetites of fans hungry for their forthcoming platter of ethereal nightmares. Directed and…
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Astrohenge: Matthew Rozeik Gets Interrogated By John Reppion

25th July 2014 at 9:46 am

Astrohenge

Vocal-less Omni-metal™ four-piece Astrohenge have been purposefully over-exciting audiences in Camden and beyond for several years now. I’ve been a fan ever since I first heard their self-titled first album back in 2010 and was lucky enough to catch them live in Manchester last…
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Weedeater ‘…And Justice For Y’All’ CD/LP/DD Reissue 2014

25th July 2014 at 9:24 am

Weedeater

‘Seminal’ is a word that gets bandied about a lot about old records. To be properly fitting of the term, it needs to have ‘strongly influenced later developments’. I’m not sure how wide ranging Weedeater’s classic …And Justice for Y’All has been as an…
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ORANGE GOBLIN & More Added To Damnation Festival 2014 Line Up

24th July 2014 at 3:34 pm

Damnation Festival 2014

English stoner rock giants ORANGE GOBLIN are the latest name to be added to the stunning 10th anniversary Damnation Festival bill. They’ll be joined by black metal quartet WINTERFYLLETH and post-punk outfit OCTOBER FILE, with both bands airing material from their new albums at…
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WHITE HILLS: Glitter Glamour Atrocity To Be Reissued By Thrill Jockey

24th July 2014 at 2:12 pm

White HIlls - Photo by George Salisbury

Glitter Glamour Atrocity is a snapshot of WHITE HILLS in the midst of an incredible burst of creativity, and was recorded during the same sessions that produced Heads On Fire and Abstractions & Mutations. Sonically, it is radically different from anything else coming out of…
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RED FANG Release Free Acoustic EP; Band Launches UK/European Tour This Friday

24th July 2014 at 1:18 pm

Red Fang

In celebration of the band’s upcoming European Tour, Portland, OR’s huggable hard rock supervillains RED FANG have released a free acoustic EP via Bandcamp. The EP was recorded this past March in London as an Absolute Music Bunker Session for TeamRock.com. The songs mark…
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