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Archive – October 2011


Orange Goblin Announce New Album Release Dates And Full UK & Ireland Tour!

26th October 2011 at 2:47 pm

Orange Goblin - Promo

ORANGE GOBLIN will release their brand new studio album ‘A EULOGY FOR THE DAMNED’ on Monday 13th February 2012. This date is the same day as Black Sabbath released their self-titled debut album in 1970! Monday 13th February 2012 – UK & R.O.W Tuesday…
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Christina Vantzou Releases Brand New Video

26th October 2011 at 12:49 pm

Christina Vantzou

This week Christina Vantzou releases her solo record No.1 (Kranky) and to mark the occasion, she has also released a brand new video for the song ‘Prelude For Juan’ which can be viewed below. Christina Vantzou is an artist, musician, and composer. She was…
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RUE Premiere New Track; Street Date For New Album + Live Actions Confirmed

26th October 2011 at 10:49 am

Rue - Promo

Akron, Ohio’s sludge metal bastards RUE are preparing to unleash Thorns, their first full-length album in over seven years, via Shifty Records. A street date of November 15th now officially confirmed for the CD release, with a full-on vinyl pressing to follow in early…
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ROADBURN 2012: La Otracina, AUN, Bob Wayne & Tombs Now Confirmed!

26th October 2011 at 10:19 am

Roadburn 2012 - La Otracina

La Otracina is the New Wave of Psychedelic Heavy Metal, a contemporary musical vision exploding with classic influences and mind-warping sonic fusions! Their sound is a dense and majestic universe where the epic glory of 70’s proto-metal and hard-rock dance with the graceful complexity…
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Reviews » Album Reviews » W

Wolves In The Throne Room ‘Celestial Lineage’ CD/LP/DD 2011

26th October 2011 at 9:09 am

Wolves In The Throne Room

Where do you start with a record you can barely comprehend in its dense complexity? Where do you start to analyse unique art created by two brothers who live on a remote farm, adhering to a traditional life on the land and who claim…
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The Sleeping Shaman T-Shirts Now Available To Buy Online!

25th October 2011 at 12:18 pm

The Sleeping Shaman T-Shirt

The initial, limited run of The Sleeping Shaman T-Shirts are now available to purchase online! Featuring artwork by Matt of Orphic Art, the white print is on a black heavy duty Fruit Of The Loom shirt which were printed by Pete of AMS Screen…
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Mos Generator – ST – 10th Anniversary Deluxe Edition CD/LP 2011

25th October 2011 at 10:04 am

Mos Generator - ST - 10th Anniversary Deluxe Edition LP/CD 2011

Mos Generator are a band whose name I’ve always been aware of but never actually checked out – therefore this 10th anniversary reissue/remix/remaster of their debut album came as a welcome opportunity, especially having been left jawless from seeing guitarist/singer Tony Reed’s other band…
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Rising ‘To Solemn Ash’ CD/LP/DD 2011

24th October 2011 at 12:48 pm


Having landed on Germany’s home of cool alternative rock, Denmark’s The Rising offer the first slab of straight up Metal to be released on the label and it’s something they are obviously proud of, with Exile On Mainstream boss Andreas remarking on the signing…
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Reviews » Gig Reviews

Yob / Kongh / Dark Castle / Pine Barrens – Manchester 13/10/2011

21st October 2011 at 9:37 am

Pine Barrens - Manchester

The Star & Garter, Manchester 13/10/2011 Most of the best experiences I have had at gigs have been surprises, bands that I watched simply out of curiosity not expecting much have often come out and left me floored, Church Of Misery was one of…
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Heartless ‘Hell Is Other People’ CD/LP 2011

20th October 2011 at 2:37 pm


I don’t claim to be an expert on hardcore by any stretch; to me it tends to fall into two camps – the powerfully uplifting and anthemic or the kind that kicks your face off and leaves you punch drunk with its intensity. Pittsburgh’s…
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