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Lento ‘Icon’ CD/LP 2011

13th May 2011 at 8:59 am

Lento

Ohhhhh, Lento, you big hulking brute, where have you BEEN all my life? I cannot believe I let this band evade my attention for all of this time. See, in these days of ‘post-rock’ this and ‘post-metal’ that, the minute I hear that a…
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Thinning The Heard ‘Oceans Rise’ CD 2011

12th May 2011 at 8:46 am

Thinning The Heard

It may sound superficial but I think you can always trust a band who sport beards…especially big straggly full face jobs as they give that kind of “I don’t give a fuck I’m going to crank this shit” kind of vibe and that’s exactly…
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Gallow God ‘False Mystic Prose’ CD 2011

7th May 2011 at 9:12 am

Gallow God

Sometimes these days you pick up a rock magazine and it’s like reading a different language; post-this, that-core and I’m not trying to come off sounding like some old fart here, I’m only eighteen years older than the age of the average Slipknot fan…
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Roadburn 2011 – Day 3 & Afterburner

6th May 2011 at 8:53 am

Roadburn 2011

Tilburg, The Netherlands 16/04/2011 & 17/04/2011 …and so, as with all good things, Roadburn has to come to an end. One final day of the festival itself, and one ‘mopping-up-the-remains’ day, ‘Afterburner’. Feeling the after-effects of the night before, namely suffering from one massive…
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45 Rats ‘First Gear’ CDEP 2011

5th May 2011 at 8:54 am

45 Rats

With the high number of quality stoner acts emerging from Greece right now I wouldn’t be surprised if throwing a stone around the streets of Athens wouldn’t hit some long haired, spliffed up, guitar toting rock star in the making!!! 45 Rats are an…
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Roadburn 2011 – Day 2

1st May 2011 at 9:10 am

Roadburn 2011

Tilburg, The Netherlands 15/04/2011 Second day of Roadburn and I was DEFINITELY feeling the vibe today, after a shaky start yesterday. I’ll put that down to my being tired and nowhere NEAR drunk enough to get my buzz on. Situation remedied and first on…
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