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White Hills: An Interview With Dave W

14th December 2011 at 1:11 pm

White Hills

White Hills are a heavy, spaced out psychedelic outfit from New York City and a band that should be witnessed live as anyone who experienced their blistering performances at this year’s Supersonic & Roadburn Festivals will testify! With a live album due out any…
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Samsara Blues Experiment ‘Revelation And Mystery’ CD/LP 2011

14th December 2011 at 9:46 am

Samsara Blues Experiment

When I reviewed Samsara Blues Experiment’s previous album, “Long Distance Trip” in 2010 I wasn’t fully convinced I have to admit. I could sense that here was a band with genuine talent but had yet to fully harness their skills. It was a decent…
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Premonition 13 / Bow & Arrow / Black Magician – Liverpool 03/12/2011

13th December 2011 at 10:33 am

Premonition13 / Bow & Arrow / Black Magacian - Liverpool 3/12/2011 flyer

The Blade Factory, Liverpool 03/12/2011 The freezing wind whipped across the desolate street, empty save for clustered hairies outside the venue braving the chill arctic wind in order to stunt their growth and pollute their lungs, as myself and Thee Shaman braved the elements…
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WOLFBRIGADE: Swedish Crust Punk Overlords Sign With Southern Lord

13th December 2011 at 9:51 am


Pioneers of the Swedish d-beat/crust movement, WOLFBRIGADE have signed with Southern Lord Recordings for the release of their next three crushing full-length releases of malevolent darkness, the first being finalized to strike in the first few months of 2012. WOLFBRIGADE have been storming the…
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Sulaco ‘Build And Burn’ LP/DD 2011

13th December 2011 at 9:14 am


Hey, does anyone else remember Sulaco, ’cause it’s been a while. If, like me, you thought they were another casualty of the propensity for technically inclined bands to implode after a few short years, then think again mister! Their last record may have been…
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BLACK SUN: Preview New Demo Track

12th December 2011 at 3:59 pm

Black Sun - Suicide Rex

Glasgow’s tribal doomers BLACK SUN preview a new track Suicide Rex via YouTube which you can check out below. Black Sun’s drummer & vocalist Russell McEwan commented on the track… “Suicide Rex perfectly describes the whole sense of the new Black Sun songs; we’d…
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The Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble: Free Live Download Available On The 16th Dec!

12th December 2011 at 11:37 am

The Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble

The Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble ‘Live – I Forsee the Dark Ahead, If I Stay’ Digital Download AVAILABLE FRIDAY 16th DECEMBER 2012! ‘I Forsee the Dark Ahead, If I Stay’ is the first TKDE live album. A compilation of 9 live tracks recorded during the…
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Mars Red Sky Confirmed For Roadburn 2012

12th December 2011 at 10:53 am

Roadburn 2012 - Mars Red Sky

Followers of the fuzz, rejoice! Mars Red Sky, hailing from Bordeaux, France, have been confirmed for Roadburn Festival 2012. The band’s self-titled debut ranks amongst the very best releases in the current bumper crop of European heavy, jam-based psychedelia. However, Mars Red Sky eschew…
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Uzala – S/T – LP 2011

12th December 2011 at 9:55 am

Uzala - ST - LP 2011

The popularity of doom metal seems to be on a constant upward curve, going as far as it can without submitting to the unaware squares of the “real world”. Each month brings a handful of new bands that release demos that they brand as…
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1in12 Club Benefit Download Compilation

11th December 2011 at 3:40 pm

1-In-12 Club Bardford - Liberty, Equality, Solidarity

As you might be aware the 1in12 Club in Bradford needs to raise some money quickly for essential building works. Here’s a benefit download compilation of some of the finest diy hardcore/punk bands in the UK. Raging d beat, grind, doom, metal, thrash, power…
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