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Queen Elephantine ‘Garland Of Skulls’ CD 2011

22nd August 2011 at 10:06 am

Queen Elephantine

There comes a point when listening to a record becomes more of a religious experience than a musical one. Queen Elephantine’s 10th release is one such experience. Indy Shome and his merry musicians from the NYC have once again crafted a singular flowing piece…
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Caretaker / Undersmile – Split CDEP 2011

21st August 2011 at 9:46 am

Caretaker / Undersmile – Split CDEP 2011

Split releases can be odd little things. Sometimes they highlight musically sympathetic like minded souls and at other times they showcase musically disparate acts in an attempt to cross pollinate genres and gain a wider audience for all. This split release featuring two tracks…
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Cultura Tres ‘El Mal Del Bien’ CD/LP 2011

20th August 2011 at 12:51 pm

Cultura Tres

First of all, Cultura Tres deserve to be huge. Although I have to admit that they weren’t really on my radar before a copy of ‘El Mal Del Bien’ landed in my hands, now they stand out as one of the most promising new…
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Exemption ‘Public Cemetery Party’ CD 2010

19th August 2011 at 2:45 pm

Exemption

Exemption have ‘it’, and they have ‘it’ in SPADES. Bassist & vocalist Tom Moran, guitarist & vocalist Nick Lee and drummer & vocalist Ray Marte are like a musical engine of perpetual motion, constantly pumping out breathtaking musicality as naturally as breathing, effortlessly firing…
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Bolton Metal Alliance presents Grifter, Domes of Silence & Caravan of Whores

18th August 2011 at 2:35 pm

Bolton Metal Alliance presents Grifter, Domes of Silence & Caravan of Whores

Bolton Metal Alliance play host to heavy rock power trio Grifter, swampy stoners Domes of Silence and heavy doomers Caravan of Whores as part of their Live Music & Drinkin’ Fest 2011, the venue is The Alma Inn, Bolton, doors open at 7pm and…
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Across Tundras ‘Sage’ CD 2011

18th August 2011 at 9:55 am

Across Tundras

I go way back with Across Tundras. I bought their first full-length, ‘Dark Songs Of The Prairie’, on a whim back in 2006 and fell in love with the dusty ‘Neil Young plays metal’ vibe. I kept up with them across time, hearing them…
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Turbonegro to headline Supersonic 2011

18th August 2011 at 9:35 am

Turbonegro

Big news came our way recently when the self-proclaimed “Third-biggest Formula Rock Band in the World” Turbonegro returned with news of a brand new front-man, Tony Sylvester. It has been a whirlwind few weeks ever since, having returned to the stage at the annual…
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Melvins ‘Sugar Daddy Live’ CD 2011

17th August 2011 at 10:05 am

Melvins

For nearly 30 years now The Melvins have existed in a bizarre little bubble of their own making. Perpetual outsiders in the world of heavy music the band have taken their own influences; the aggression of hardcore, the monolithic bludgeon of Sabbath and the…
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Golden Antenna Records announce latest Kerretta album ‘Saansilo’

16th August 2011 at 1:02 pm

Kerretta 'Saansilo'

When you march your barbarian horde through the streets of a fallen city, atop a fifteen hands high silver wildebeest (using their horns as handles), laser beams sparkling and shimmering over the smoking battlefields, a thousand million pearlescent snakes coiling slowly through the dead…
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Falling Down IIV Compilation in the making

16th August 2011 at 11:44 am

Falling Down IIV Compilation

Falling Down webzine are currently working on their 3rd Compilation after the success of Volumes I & II, simply entitled ‘Falling Down IIV’, this new release will feature exclusive and previously unreleased tracks, it’s scheduled for release in 2012 and bands so far confirm…
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