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Sarabante ‘Remnants’ CD 2011

16th August 2011 at 10:32 am

Sarabante

Greece hasn’t exactly been a hot bed for metal bands. In recent years they are probably noted for having produced Firewind and the Osbourne pleasing Gus G. Sarabante are hoping to change this imbalance with their first full length Southern Lord release Remnants. Attacking…
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Evangelist ‘In Partibus Infidelium’ CD 2011

15th August 2011 at 12:43 pm

Evangelist

And still PsycheDOOMelic finds more obscure talent from around the globe, proving that no matter what rock you turn over, in the least expected place, you’ll find someone touched by the influence of the original Sabbath and corrupted by the likes of Candlemass. This…
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Locrian ‘Dort Ist Der Weg / Frozen In Ash’ 7″ 2011

10th August 2011 at 9:26 am

Locrian

Ever the wilful perverts of sound, on this seven inch single from Flingco Sound – the label behind the ‘Black Box’ hand-held sound box and home to Black Metal mentalists WRNLRD – Locrian gut the ornately brittle eastern pulse of Popol Vuh’s ‘Dort Ist…
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News

The Obelisk stream exclusive Grifter track

9th August 2011 at 4:12 pm

Grifter

The Obelisk are now streaming an exclusive track by UK heavy rock trio Grifter, the track ‘Unwelcome Guest’ is taken from their up and coming album which is being released by Ripple Music. Pre-sales are also now available, if in the US, you can…
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Sons Of Alpha Centauri / Karma To Burn – Split 7″ 2010

9th August 2011 at 3:08 pm

Sons Of Alpha Centauri / Karma To Burn - Split 7" 2010

I’m pretty damn sure that, at this stage of the game, I don’t need to tell you who Karma To Burn are and how much they ROCK, right? If you don’t know that by now then there really is no hope for you. Now,…
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Domes Of Silence – Official Release of Hunter ST

8th August 2011 at 3:02 pm

Domes Of Silence

Domes Of Silence officially release their ‘Hunter ST’ CDEP today, 8th August 2011, via SRD (Southern Records Distribution) and is now available from all good high street and online record stores, if you can’t see it on the shelves, then PLEASE ask them to…
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Efrim Manuel Menuck – Plays ‘High Gospel’ CD/LP 2011

8th August 2011 at 9:57 am

Efrim Manuel Menuck - Plays

In his nearly two-decade-long career, Efrim Menuck has distinguished himself as an innovative musician whose work with Godspeed You! Black Emperor and Thee Silver Mt. Zion has, at times, led the post-rock movement and inspired countless imitators. In those bands Menuck always managed to…
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All Pigs Must Die ‘God Is War’ CD 2011

7th August 2011 at 9:31 am

All Pigs Must Die

Southern Lord continues to go against the perceived image of them as purveyors of arty doom by letting rip with more crust-inflected hardcore, and THIS one is a real doozy. All Pigs Must Die are comprised of four grizzled veterans of the US hardcore…
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The Moon Mistress / Snakerider ‘Obsessed By Cursed Wastelands’ Split CD 2011

6th August 2011 at 9:00 am

The Moon Mistress / Snakerider

For those yet unfamiliar with this record the only advice I can offer is that you should immediately improve the situation and grab the CDs as fast as you can. Diverse combination of monolithic occult doom from the very depths of eternal glaciers and…
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News

Supersonic announce Envy and Barn Owl

5th August 2011 at 11:57 am

Supersonic-2011

News just in…Supersonic Festival cannot keep things secret any longer and announce two very special additions to an already salivating line up. Firstly, the one I have been waiting for…ENVY are now confirmed. They have become a dominant band in the independent hardcore scene…
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