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Weedeater / Stinking Lizaveta / Rise To Thunder – Manchester 20/03/08

27th March 2008 at 8:51 am

Weedeater / Stinking Lizaveta / Rise To Thunder - Manchester 20/03/08

Star & Garter, Manchester 20/03/08 I only became aware on the way down in the car that Rise To Thunder where tonight’s opening act and was instantly excited about seeing them. I’m glad to say they did not disappoint, blasting out a solid set…
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Rise To Thunder Interview

20th March 2008 at 8:57 am

Rise To Thunder

Based in Stoke-on-Trent, UK, Rise To Thunder deliver tripped out and heavy instrumental grooves with a real free flowing jam feel. They’ve been around since 2002 and although have rarely played outside their native Stoke, that is now set to change. With a place…
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Acrimony ‘Bong On – Live Long’ CD 2007

17th March 2008 at 8:52 am

Acrimony

A lovely little Acrimony collection on offer here from Japan’s Leafhound Recs. Kicking off with ‘The Acid Elephant EP’, originally released way back when in 1995 by Godhead, these four tracks still sound as cool now as they did then. Next up is ‘Earthchild…
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Mary Bell – S/T – CD 2007

17th March 2008 at 8:45 am

Mary Bell - S/T - CD 2007

After being really impressed with their ‘Derek Sessions’ recording i was well up for checking this out when I became aware it was out. And I’m glad to say i was not disappointed by this Dutch four pieces first release proper. Five tracks of…
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Fatty Chan ‘Tunguska’ CDEP 2008

15th March 2008 at 9:32 am

Fatty Chan

I’m guessing the name Fatty Chan won’t mean too much to anyone at the moment as, although the band have been in existence for the last couple of years on the Exeter metal scene they have maintained a fairly low profile to hone their…
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A Horse Called War Interview

15th March 2008 at 8:56 am

A Horse Called War

UK’s A Horse Called War have been plaguing us with their Sludge induced antics since November 2005, taking inspirations from the likes of Iron Monkey, Charger and Mistress, you immediately get a sense of the dirge this 5 piece deliver. After a successful demo…
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Trippy Wicked & The Cosmic Children Of The Knight ‘Imaginarianism’ CDEP 2008

15th March 2008 at 8:53 am

Trippy Wicked And The Cosmic Children Of The Knight

Where do I start? Trippy Wicked, or to give them their full name Trippy Wicked and the Cosmic Children of the Knight are a bit of a conundrum. This two piece from St Albans class themselves as “a mix of rock n roll, stoner,…
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Black Sun Interview

1st March 2008 at 9:21 am

Black Sun

Glasgow’s Black Sun started out life 10 years ago using loops and samples which slowly transposed into the monolithic beast of crushing Doom we hear today. With 4 albums and an EP under their belts which also saw them working with acclaimed producers James…
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