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Greenhorn ‘Like Rows Of Crooked Teeth’ CD/DD 2015

20th August 2015 at 6:56 pm

Greenhorn

Is there a better feeling of uplifting fulfilment and mystifying wonder in this life than showing up at a stuffy, averagely-attended doom all-dayer and having your head unsuspectingly caved in by an untapped source of musical enchantment? Well, errr… yeah to be fair I…
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BELLRINGER Featuring Mark Deutrom Premiere Video For The Track ‘Von Fledermaus’

19th August 2015 at 7:55 pm

Bellringer

BELLRINGER, the live vehicle for the music of ex-Clown Alley and Melvins agent provocateur Mark Deutrom, have unleashed an aural assault of a video for the eclectic Von Fledermaus, a track that is also featured on their 2014 EP Wait. Edited by Jennifer Deutrom…
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Dead Existence ‘Endless Misery’ LP/CS/DD 2015

19th August 2015 at 7:46 pm

Dead Existence

London’s Dead Existence were a staple of the UK sludge / doom scene since their inception way back in the murky mists of 2004. After over a decade of breaking faces and dragging riffs from the very bowels of the earth, the five piece…
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NOMAD & WORT UK Tour Crawls Into Life Tonight In Manchester

18th August 2015 at 7:26 pm

Nomad & Wort - UK Tour August 2015

Mancunian sludge quartet NOMAD and fellow northern worshippers of the riff WORT kick off their UK tonight at the Ducie Bridge, Manchester before wreaking havoc throughout England, Scotland and Wales over the next few days, the full run down of dates and venues are:…
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Ancient Altar ‘Dead Earth’ LP/CS 2015

18th August 2015 at 7:22 pm

Ancient Altar

Dead Earth sees Los Angeles doom titans Ancient Altar return after last year’s eponymous debut, armed with more crushing riffs to steamroll those unlucky (or lucky) enough to be in their way. Creating a loose concept album about how humanity is slowly killing the…
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Roadburn Festival 2015 Audio Streams – Bardspec, Botanist, EyeHateGod, The Heads, White Hills & More

17th August 2015 at 7:01 pm

Roadburn 2015 - Artwork by Arik Roper

Walter & Co pride themselves on the attention to detail at Roadburn – from the bands they pick, to the artists that exhibit, the curators that they invite and everything in between. This attention to detail extends to the audio recordings that they make…
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Pentagram ‘Curious Volume’ CD/LP/CS 2015

16th August 2015 at 1:15 pm

Pentagram

The name Pentagram is uttered in hushed, reverent tones around my house. Their signature is on the Declaration of Doom, and their heavy blues sound is all over the original blueprints. It’s difficult to try and take a new record by such icons objectively,…
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Sacri Monti – S/T – CD/LP 2015

15th August 2015 at 1:54 pm

Sacri Monti - S/T

Sacri Monti are a fuzzy, psychey, trip-out of a band from San Diego, California whose debut eponymous full length has just dropped down on us from Tee Pee Records’ sepia-tinted land of sonic solace. The quintet are comprised of members of Radio Moscow (bassist…
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Connoisseur ‘Stoner Justice’ CD/LP/DD 2015

15th August 2015 at 1:42 pm

Connoisseur

Justice? J-U-S-T-I-C-E?!?!  Bahhhh… don’t believe in it; did once… well, never mind, that was quite a while ago… BUT… anyway… ”justice” as in “stoner justice”; as in Stoner Justice, the title of the only just released set of songs by the Oakland, California stoner metal…
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Skepticism ‘Ordeal’ CD/LP/DVD 2015

14th August 2015 at 7:02 pm

Skepticism

Regarded as one of the pioneers of the infamous funeral doom genre, Skepticism has a long history of making heavy as fuck music at the slowest possible pace. The band has been around for almost 25 years and strikes a chord again with new…
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