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Possessor ‘Electric Hell’ DD 2014

27th July 2014 at 11:58 am

Possessor

Looks can be deceiving. Given Possessor’s loose, rabid, and running wild crossover/thrash-fest on their latest, Electric Hell, you’d expect the three 1970s era torch toting beauties (see cover art) to either be punching some poor lad in the face (a la Pantera’s Vulgar Display…
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Monobrow ‘Big Sky, Black Horse’ LP/DD 2014

26th July 2014 at 12:56 pm

Monobrow

What makes a good instrumental band – what makes a good instrumental? How does Call Of The Ktulu succeed where Orion somewhat lacks? What did old Pelican do that newer Pelican struggle so badly at? Why does Mogwai’s music swing between sublime excellence and…
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BLACK COBRA Confirms Month-Long Summer/Fall US Tour With Support From LO-PAN

25th July 2014 at 6:51 pm

Black Cobra

BLACK COBRA today announces a more than month-long US Tour, set to begin in late August and running into the beginning of October. With thirty-two cities confirmed to endure the BLACK COBRA live treatment at press time, the actions begin in Phoenix, Arizona on…
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RADIO MOSCOW European Tour Kicks Off Tonight

25th July 2014 at 6:34 pm

Radio Moscow

Hot on the heels of the release of their latest opus Magical Dirt, the heavy blues psyche trio RADIO MOSCOW jump in the van once again for a short run of European tour dates and festival appearances, sadly it no longer includes the first…
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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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