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Archive – December 2005

Interviews » G-Q

Mary Bell Interview

30th December 2005 at 8:53 am

Mary Bell

Mary Bell hail from The Netherlands and churn out some Monstrously Heavy Sludge/Doom with a torturous dual vocal attack! They’ve just finished recording their first official album and are currently looking for a label to release their filthly downtuned madness, so read on to…
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Interviews » G-Q

Mothertrucker Interview

29th December 2005 at 9:12 am

Mothertrucker

Mother Trucker hail from the birth place of Black Sabbath, Birmingham, UK and play some pretty infectious Groove Laden Instru-Metal, with not a solitary vocal line in sight and draw their influences from the likes of Red Sparowes, Pelican & Isis. They’ve already received…
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Buried Inside ‘Chronoclast’ CD 2005

27th December 2005 at 9:04 am

Buried Inside

I was fortunate enough to witness Canada’s Buried Inside’s blistering live performance when they toured the UK a few weeks back, which is where I picked up this, their second album ‘Chronoclast’ released on the seminal label Relapse Records and man, what a release…
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Vat Of Fat / …as the tide consumes ‘The Grimm Truth’ Split 12″ 2005

27th December 2005 at 8:56 am

Vat Of Fat / ...as the tide consumes

‘The Grimm Truth’ is the debut release from relatively unknown label Bay Area Thrash Records, it features 2 of the UK’s up & coming Doom bands who deliver us 1 track each of torturous Mournful Doom. First off we have Nottingham based Vat Of…
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Blood Island Raiders / Among The Missing – Split 12″ 2005

24th December 2005 at 9:17 am

Blood Island Raiders / Among The Missing - Split 12" 2005

First release by promising new label Withered Hand Recs. The guy who runs the label is also in Among the Missing whose colossal 16 min track shifts into all sorts of styles and moods. It starts in a stoner/groove sorta vein before slipping into…
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Reviews » Album Reviews » O

Ocean ‘Here Where Nothing Grows’ CD 2005

24th December 2005 at 9:07 am

Ocean

If devastatingly Heavy Droned out Doom is your kinda thing, then Portland’s Ocean are certainly a band you should be checking out. ‘Here Where Nothing Grows’ is their debut release on Important Records and features 3 monstrously HEAVY tracks weighing in at a staggering…
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Interviews » A-F

Future Noise Interview

24th December 2005 at 9:04 am

Future Noise

The collective known as Future Noise have been around since 2002 promoting doom and metal madness in the Manchester area. With bands such as Ramesses, Bongzilla, Charger, Raucous, Beecher, Total Fucking Destruction, 5ive, Electric Wizard, Lazarus Blackstar, Capricorns, Atavist, Unearthly Trance and more recently…
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Threads Interview

23rd December 2005 at 9:04 am

Threads

Bradford based Heavy Rock & Rollers Threads feature an impressive line up of ex Khang, Health Hazard & ManFat members and although have yet to record and only really been active for a few months are already causing a major wave in the Underground….
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Interviews » G-Q

Gloomy Sunday Interview

12th December 2005 at 9:00 am

Gloomy Sunday

I hooked up with Denis of Gloomy Sunday via email to conduct this interview and although at the time of writing I knew very little of the band, except they blast out some blisteringly heavy and downright filthy Sludge/Doom, so if that intro is…
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Reviews » Gig Reviews

Buried Inside / Lazarus Blackstar/ Atakku / Agent Of The Morai – Manchester 05/12/05

10th December 2005 at 9:23 am

Lazarus Blackstar

Satans Hollow, Manchester 05/12/05 This is only the second time I’ve been to this strangely laid out venue, it must be really weird for the musicians playing on such a stage. We arrived to the huge and dirty rumble, which turned out to be…
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