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Pombagira Interview

30th September 2010 at 9:04 am

Pombagira

Pombagira are a two piece outfit from London and Sacramento with tone that will defy all logic, drums that will send natives scattering in forests across the globe and vocals that will convince the listener that God himself is in the room. With their…
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Throne Of The Void In The Hundred Petal Lotus – S/T – CD 2010

27th September 2010 at 9:04 am

Throne Of The Void In The Hundred Petal Lotus - S/T - CD 2010

Okay, so, you know that bit in ‘Your Blessened’ by the Melvins? You know what part I mean. The bit where everything sort of recedes, and Lori (or Matt, depending on which version you’re listening to) starts doing a really hypnotic, low-key bassline that…
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Koresh ‘Crippledriver’ CD 2010

25th September 2010 at 8:53 am

Koresh

You may all be familiar with the name Koresh. David Koresh (born Vernon Wayne Howell) was a maniacal religious zealot who rose to prominence in the Branch Davidian sect at Waco in Texas. He proclaimed himself the son of God (and who are we…
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Crass ‘Stations Of The Crass’ Reissue CD 2010

24th September 2010 at 9:31 am

Crass

Coming hard on the heels of the reissue of the Crass debut, “Feeding Of The Five Thousand”, the Crassical collection of remasters throws up the classic second album, “Stations of the Crass”. If you want a quick history lesson as to why Crass were…
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Neurosis ‘Live At Roadburn 2007’ CD/LP 2010

24th September 2010 at 9:09 am

Neurosis

There are plenty of bands who never achieve greatness – they excel on record but cannot reproduce it live or they deliver a killer gig but fall flat on record, which would explain why those who can truly do both are revered and stand…
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Trippy Wicked & The Cosmic Children Of The Knight ‘The Bleak’ CDEP 2010

23rd September 2010 at 8:22 am

Trippy Wicked And The Cosmic Children Of The Knight

Trippy Wicked and the Cosmic Children of the Knight…or Trippy Wicked as I prefer to call them to save rubbing all the letters off my keyboard…are one of Britain’s foremost and finest purveyors of monolithic Sabbathian riffage and monster grooves…except on this release. Being…
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Sleestak ‘Skylon Express’ CD 2010

22nd September 2010 at 9:39 am

Sleestak

Sleestak, Library of Skulls – a clear reference to the mythical creatures from the seventies show Land Of The Lost and possibly a particularly virulent State side strain of weed, the lush tones of ‘Skylon Express’ conjures a mind altering, drug hazed blend of…
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The Body ‘All The Waters Of The Earth Turn To Blood’ CD 2010

21st September 2010 at 9:01 am

The Body

At A Loss is a VERY appropriate label for this record to be released on, as it sums up exactly how I feel in attempting to describe it to you. See, my thinking on what purpose a review should serve is that it should…
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Righteous Fool – S/T – 7″ 2010

20th September 2010 at 9:21 am

Righteous Fool - S/T - 7" 2010

So we wait for years for any C.O.C related activity (barring Pepper Keenan’s continuing infatuation with Down) and like the proverbial buses along come 2 releases at the same time. By now most people will be aware of the return of Reed Mullin to…
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Corrosion of Conformity ‘Your Tomorrow’ 7″ 2010

19th September 2010 at 9:15 am

Many years ago when I was an impressionable teenager with a top lip full of bum fluff, desperately trying to grow my hair long and frequently indulging in the pleasures of self abuse, I was getting my musical arse kicked by the new releases…
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