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Enabler ‘All Hail The Void’ CD 2012

23rd June 2012 at 10:51 am

Enabler

The slow acoustic strum of a simple chord progression plays through a handful of times as delay echoes in the background and feral feedback makes its presence known with volume swells, and then surging in with unforgiving urgency we are assaulted to brutal thrash,…
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The Sun Smasher Alldayer With CONAN, BLACK MAGICIAN, WIZARD’S BEARD + More – Sat 8th Sep @ Scruffy Murphys, Birmingham

22nd June 2012 at 12:21 pm

The Sun Smasher Alldayer 2012

Heretic Promotions brings forth another mighty Alldayer for all you Doom, Sludge & Stoner freaks featuring some of the heaviest, dirtiest artists the UK has to offer!! Headlining is the mighty Liverpudlians CONAN which will literally shake foundations as well as a stunning bill…
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Aurora Borealis: New Releases From SCYTHLING, PYRAMIDS WITH WRAITHS & THISQUIETARMY

22nd June 2012 at 11:48 am

Scythling - Artwork

SCYTHLING is the project of Aidan Baker (Nadja, Whisper Room, Infinite Light Ltd.) & Josh Rothenberger (Bloody Panda) recorded live-in-studio in Brooklyn, NY in February 2008. The resultant material was subsequently re-worked and -shaped into the three tracks featured on ‘Smokefall’, including independent contributions…
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OM: New Track ‘State of Non-Return’ Stream Now Available

22nd June 2012 at 11:15 am

OM - Photo by Jason Roeder

OM have offered a first taste of music from their hypnotic new album ‘Advaitic Songs’ which is set for release via Drag City on 24th July 2012. The track “State of Non-Return” delivers their signature immense low end, genre-defying musical themes, and entrancing grooves…
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Mighty High ‘Legalize Tre Bags’ CD/LP/Digital 2012

22nd June 2012 at 9:43 am

Mighty High

Yeah I know I’m in a band on the same label as these guys but that doesn’t necessarily mean I think this bunch of lobotomised chimps are any good now does it? For the record, I do…and I did long before we were label…
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CYNARAE: New EP Released By A389 Recordings; Now Streaming In Full At Unhallowed Nation

21st June 2012 at 10:58 am

Cynarae

Washington State’s CYNARAE (pronounced ‘Sin-Ar-uh’) Self-Titled debut EP has been released by and is available now from A389 Recordings. Combining the influences of 90′s Bremen metalcore (Morser/Systral) with their North American counterparts (His Hero Is Gone/The Swarm), CYNARAE’s debut album can now be streamed…
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FUNERARY CALL ‘Fragments From The Aethyr’ Now Streaming In Full Via Crucial Blast

21st June 2012 at 10:15 am

Funerary Call

‘Fragments From The Aethyr’ is the latest album from notable Vancouver-based black ambient/experimental black metal trogolodyte FUNERARY CALL, who has been releasing nightmarish soundscapes and ghastly blast-horror in the shadow of Ross Bay since the early 90s. The album is now streaming in its…
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GOOD TO DIE RECORDS To Release New Album By Portland Band GAYTHEIST

21st June 2012 at 9:45 am

Gaytheist - Photo by Darren Higgins

GAYTHEIST. Gay. Atheist. Music for gay atheists? Sure. Music written by a gay atheist? Yes. Music for anyone that enjoys flopping about like a wet noodle in a dryer as chunks of concrete are thrown in every 30 seconds? Definitely. For the past 15…
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A WHISPER IN THE NOISE Issue Tour Wrap-Up; New Video Featured On MTV Iggy

21st June 2012 at 9:21 am

A Whisper In The Noise

Minnesota’s folk/shoegaze outfit A WHISPER IN THE NOISE recently returned stateside from their massive five-week Spring tour of Europe in support of their latest LP, To Forget. The full statement can be read below and if you missed it first time around, you can…
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Nate Hall ‘A Great River’ CD/Digital 2012

21st June 2012 at 8:07 am

Nate Hall ‘A Great River’ CD/Digital 2012

Understandably heavily associated with its founding members bands Neurosis and Tribe Of Neurot, Neurot Recordings has quietly (well maybe not quietly…) been growing and expanding to a fully functioning label, releasing music from a variety of artists all handpicked by Neurosis, in particular, Steve…
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