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Archive – July 2008

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Black Shape Of Nexus Interview

31st July 2008 at 8:54 am

Black Shape Of Nexus

Formed in Mannheim, Germany back in 2005, Black Shape Of Nexus (aka B.SON) deliver to the unsuspecting listener ferocious monolithic Doom, although with their latest release ‘Microbarome Meetings’ they promise a more back to basics droned out ambience to their relentless backdrop of distorted…
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Interviews » G-Q

Grifter Interview II

29th July 2008 at 9:40 am

Grifter

Grifter were amongst the 1st bands I ever interviewed when I initially started The Sleeping Shaman back in early 2005, 3 years on and with the release of their ‘The High Unholy Mighty Rollin’ CDEP ready to hit the streets anytime now with their…
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Grifter ‘The High Unholy Mighty Rollin’ CDEP 2008

29th July 2008 at 8:49 am

Grifter

Like that day old taste of sour mash, that tinnitus from blasting AC/DC and Clutch out of your car stereo or the hot humid Southern air that seems to increase Earth’s gravitational pull. This band couldn’t be more blue collar, Southern state rock n…
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Interviews » A-F

Charger Interview

28th July 2008 at 9:16 am

Charger

1998 was the year Charger reared its ugly head to the unsuspecting underground with the release of their debut demo ‘Haul Ass’, this was soon followed with their infamous ‘Fuzzbastard’ EP and debut album ‘Foul Year Of Our Lord’ both released on the then…
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The Bastard Noise Interview

27th July 2008 at 8:49 am

The Bastard Noise

The Bastard Noise really needs no introduction. They were not formed, but more a case of metamorphosis. Gradually evolving from Man Is The Bastard into Man Is The Bastard Noise and currently residing as The Bastard Noise. Who knows where it may yet evolve?…
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Rise Of The Simians Interview

25th July 2008 at 9:24 am

Rise Of The Simians

Rise Of The Simians are a fairly new name to me and was only recently introduced to them after their guitarist Sloan, contacted me about submitting reviews to this very website. But what about the band in question, based down south in the medieval…
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Misericorde Interview

24th July 2008 at 9:11 am

Misericorde

Traditional Doomers Misericorde were formed by ex-Year Zero bassist Murray Geddes (aka Muzz) whose history can be traced right back to the late 90’s. Starting out life as a solo project, overtime the passion for all things doom developed in a full live band…
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Mountains Became Machines Interview

24th July 2008 at 9:02 am

Mountains Became Machines

I first became aware of Mountains Became Machines when their guitarist Adam joined our forum, after a quick introduction to their music on their MySpazz page, I fired off my £4 for their debut release ‘Paths’ and was immediately impressed, as for such a…
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They Are Cowards – S/T – CDEP 2008

14th July 2008 at 8:51 am

They Are Cowards - S/T - CDEP 2008

I got a story for this one; Something foul keeps getting up your nose, the stench is coming from the house at the end of the road. Curious you edge closer, cautious of the low-end sonic emissions emanating from the crumbling walls. You walk…
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Cult Of Luna ‘Eternal Kingdom’ CD 2008

10th July 2008 at 9:17 am

Cult Of Luna

Y’know I prefer COL to Pelican, I prefer them to Bossk, hell…I even prefer them to Isis and I love this new record. So why am I struggling with this review, why do I feel slightly disappointed? Maybe it roots back to ‘Somewhere Along…
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