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Lords Of Bastard – S/T – CD 2008

22nd November 2009 at 8:53 am

Lords Of Bastard - S/T - CD 2008

As the title of track three on this album so succinctly puts it…Fucking Hell!!! After being blown away recently by the Low Sonic Drift EP, this full length debut from the charmingly but equally awesomely named Lords Of Bastard landed on my doormat and…
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Poison Dwarf ‘Shit On A Stick’ CDEP 2009

19th November 2009 at 9:16 am

Poison Dwarf

I don’t know about you, but when I hear the name ‘Poison Dwarf’, I immediately think of li’l Juicy Ewing – Charlene Tilton of eighties US mega-soap Dallas. Some of you may think of Tom Cruise, some of you may even be reminded of…
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Trippy Wicked & The Cosmic Children Of The Knight ‘Moving On’ CD 2009

14th November 2009 at 9:18 am

Trippy Wicked And The Cosmic Children Of The Knight

“D.I.Y or Die”. That seems to be the mantra an increasing number of bands are subscribing to these days and with the increasing opportunities for bands to publish and disseminate their music themselves these days the question has to be “why not?” Trippy Wicked…
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Electrozombies / Hellborn Messiah – Split CD 2009

13th November 2009 at 8:59 am

Electrozombies/Hellborn Messiah - Split CD 2009

Shock! Horror! Latin America quakes with the old-skool power of blackened CRUST. After seeing these foul and heavy skull fuckers maiming the crowd t’other night at the Star & Garter it was only proper that this new split ep I picked up gets a…
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Airpeople ‘The Golden City’ CD 2009

12th November 2009 at 8:51 am

Airpeople

In all fairness the bio accompanying this release put me off slightly as it comes off more than a little pretentious and art house. Closing my eyes I saw a lot of student intellectuals with scarves and cardigans and too tight chords/jeans sat round…
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V/A ‘Grind Madness At The BBC’ CD 2009

6th November 2009 at 8:56 am

V/A

Since John Peel’s tragic and untimely death in 2004 we have heard countless times how everyone and their dog used to sit listening to his show with their fingers poised on the record button of a tape deck to capture obscure tunes for posterity….
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Black Cobra ‘Chronomega’ CD/LP 2009

4th November 2009 at 8:59 am

Black Cobra

Two guys…guitar/vocals and drums. How much noise would you think it would be possible to make? Certainly not this much!!! Black Cobra comprises Jason Landrian, formerly of Cavity on guitar and vocals and Acid King bassist Rafael Martinez on drums. You would be forgiven…
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Wolfmother ‘Cosmic Egg’ CD/LP 2009

3rd November 2009 at 8:55 am

Wolfmother

I have to admit, when Wolfmother’s debut album dropped in 2005 I was pretty taken with their take on the proto metal sounds of the late 60’s/early 70’s as so many others seemed to be. After a while though I did grow tired of…
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Part Chimp ‘Thriller’ CD 2009

2nd November 2009 at 8:59 am

Part Chimp

So you think you know heavy!!! Electric Wizard, Slayer, Kyuss…forget about it, Part Chimp up the heavy stakes in no uncertain terms and, get this, they ain’t even a metal band!!!! Michael Jackson this certainly isn’t. Part Chimp peddle a massive wall of fuzz…
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