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Queen Beast – S/T – CD 2009

28th July 2009 at 9:18 am

Queen Beast - S/T - CD 2009

In an age of plagiarists and clones it is often difficult to find something truly original. Queen Beast are here to challenge that perception and give two middle fingers to the notion of playing this extreme music game safely to appease those who believe…
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Voivod ‘Infini’ CD 2009

24th July 2009 at 9:09 am

Voivod

When guitarist Piggy succumbed to colon cancer in 2005 during the piecing together of the Katorz album it pretty much looked as though it was game over for Voivod. It seems the big man had other ideas. After his death it turns out he…
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Catapult The Smoke Interview

19th July 2009 at 9:04 am

Catapult The Smoke

When Lee chucked a copy of this Swedish trio’s debut album “Unearthed” my way I was pretty interested to hear it, the stuff I’d heard on Myspace had been cool but what I didn’t expect was to be blown away and for this album…
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Mondo Cada – S/T – CDEP 2009

18th July 2009 at 8:56 am

Mondo Cada - S/T - CDEP 2009

Writing this review is somewhat akin to writing an obituary as Mondo Cada hung up their guitars before this release even hit the streets…and this is a damn shame as these guys had that certain something that set them apart as special. I understand…
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Clutch ‘Strange Cousins From The West’ CD 2009

9th July 2009 at 9:08 am

Clutch

For close on 20 years now Clutch have been one of the most consistent and thrilling bands around. From their earlier hardcore based sound to the modern day blues practitioners they have become, they have released a string of albums that have paved the…
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Yawning Sons ‘Ceremony To The Sunset’ CD 2009

3rd July 2009 at 9:04 am

Some times collaborative efforts can be spectacularly hit and miss – the Judgement Night soundtrack for example pulled together luminaries from the Rap and Metal world to provide a genre challenging soundtrack for a film that was, well just challenged really and when Korn…
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Ramesses ‘Baptism Of The Walking Dead’ 3″ CDEP 2009

2nd July 2009 at 9:35 am

Ramesses

Ah…tattooed arms, dirty beards, top grade weed, cult horror films, Egyptology, painfully loud Ashdown amps and the beautiful Dorset countryside – yes, o’ children of Tartarus, it’s Ramesses time. This recently released 3 inch CD ep illustrates just how brutally powerful and stunningly original…
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