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Pallbearer – S/T – CDEP 2010

31st December 2010 at 9:14 am

Pallbearer - S/T - CDEP 2010

When I was about 7 or 8 the original Star Wars was released at the cinema and I got taken to see it. I vividly remember as a little kid being overawed watching the Imperial craft slowly move over the screen, gradually filling it…
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Torche ‘Songs For Singles’ CD/LP 2010

29th December 2010 at 9:02 am

Torche

Torche are a formidable sonic force, their previous album ‘Meanderthal’ is a masterful record, grabbing your senses musically and giving you heavy songs that even give you catchy tunes to hum to, even after you have stopped playing the record. So ‘Songs For Singles’,…
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Romero ‘Solitaire’ 7″ 2010

28th December 2010 at 9:22 am

Romero

This is the first official release by Romero and what a great release it is too. Cased in a screen printed black/silver cover depicting a boat coursing through a storm filled ocean at least partially prepares the listener for what is to come. Consisting…
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Pallbearer Interview

23rd December 2010 at 8:52 am

Pallbearer

True doom… I am being honest when I say that I rarely make a mess of my pants over it. Apart from the classics it rarely gets a “look in” at my listening rotation, so rest assured when I do make a mess of…
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Orange Goblin / Solace / Firebird – Manchester 15/12/10

22nd December 2010 at 9:13 am

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f Sound Control, Manchester 15/12/10 Tonight marks the first show on Orange Goblins 15th anniversary tour, the ever reliable Future Noise lot put this one on in the relatively new venue sound control, which is a nice departure from Moho Live which is normally…
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The Construct ‘Titan’ CDEP 2010

20th December 2010 at 9:03 am

The Construct

Manchester-based post-metallers The Construct formed with the aim of creating music that was stripped out of such things as guitar solos, pinched harmonics and double kick-drums, according to their Myspace site, and on the basis of hearing this EP, I would say that they…
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Scott Kelly / Steve Brodsky / Bob Wayne / Juffage – Leeds 14/12/10

19th December 2010 at 8:56 am

Juffage

The Well, Leeds 14/12/10 When one enters the room at a show featuring Neurosis man-mountain Scott Kelly, one tends not to expect to encounter a heavily-bearded and bespectacled gentleman knocking seven bells out of a light-up electronic Santa Claus over an accompaniment of his…
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Cough Interview

17th December 2010 at 8:53 am

Cough

Richmond, Virginia’s COUGH won a reputation as one of the best doom bands around with their debut full-length “Sigillum Luciferi” in 2008 causing much awe and worship from the loyal fans all over the world. Delivering straight-forward raw heaviness flavoured with delicious guitarwork of…
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Saint Vitus / The Graviators – London 07/12/2010

13th December 2010 at 8:52 am

Saint Vitus

Underworld, London 07/12/2010 US Doom legends “Saint Vitus” return to London for the first show of their European Tour, opening for them are the Swede troupe “The Graviators” who kick things off with a nice slab of Sabbath inspired Stoner Rock/Metal in the vein…
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Hull ‘Viking Funeral’ CDEP 2010

12th December 2010 at 8:55 am

Hull

Some of you may remember how massively impressed I was by Hull’s ‘Sole Lord’ album, if not I suggest you go back and read the review here, like, NOW! Those of you who did read it may be happy to learn that Hull’s ‘people’…
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