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Terra Tenebrosa ‘The Tunnels’ CD 2011

8th April 2011 at 8:54 am

Terra Tenebrosa

I thought I knew what to expect with this first release by Terra Tenebrosa featuring members from Breach. I had anticipated hearing post-rock/post-metal very much in the vein of their preceding band. Sometimes it’s useful to be given the heads up about what bands…
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Crass ‘Penis Envy’ Reissue CD 2011

7th April 2011 at 8:58 am

Crass

Punk legends Crass continue with their programme of remastered reissues of the “Crassical” collection with this, their third, and some might say, most controversial album. Whereas on previous albums the female vocals of Eve Libertine and Joy De Vivre had been present but largely…
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redrighthand ‘they sang and chanted for hours, then the locked-in hundreds set themselves ablaze’ CD 2011

6th April 2011 at 9:06 am

redrighthand

redrighthand walked the dark trenches of sludge a few years back and they were always an awesome band to watch and listen to live. Raw, vibrant, and bleak, the down tuned guitars accentuated the visceral despair people were feeling within the punk, grindcore and…
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Ramesses ‘Chrome Pineal’ 12″ 2011

5th April 2011 at 9:14 am

Ramesses

Since drummer Mark Greening and guitarist Tim Bagshaw defected from their previous employer and hooked up with bassist/vocalist Adam Richardson many moons ago they have slowly developed their claustrophobic take on doom into a towering, monolithic and hypnotic behemoth that draws from death metal…
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The Mount Fuji Doomjazz Corporation ‘Anthropomorphic’ CD/LP 2011

4th April 2011 at 9:03 am

The Mount Fuji Doomjazz Corporation

The Mount Fuji Doomjazz Corporation are, for those unfamiliar, an improv sideline of members of The Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble, coming at their improvised ambient jazz from a more drone/doom-informed angle than that of their parental unit. ‘Anthropomorphic’ is one hour-long piece of music comprised…
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Summon The Crows ‘One More For The Gallows’ CD 2011

2nd April 2011 at 9:03 am

Summon The Crows

Hot off the press, this new Southern Lord Records release by Norwegian crust band Summon The Crows has arrived in lap. In the press release they have been described as a cross between raw–beat crust and black metal, their apparent influences point in the…
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Winter ‘Into Darkness’ Reissue CD/LP 2011

1st April 2011 at 9:12 am

Winter

Out of the darkness emerges the most polished re-release of Winter’s ‘Into Darkness’. Pioneers of the slowest kinds of music, they have remained a band mentioned under bated breath. The highly sort of first press of this on Future Shock is a hard candy…
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