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Woodland Gathering II 2012: Latest Artist Confirmations And Ticket Info

5th June 2012 at 2:52 pm

Woodland Gathering II - 2012

After the first announcement back in March, the Woodland Gathering II, which takes place on the weekend on the 17th/18th August 2012 in the idyllic landscape of Fell Foot Woods in the Lake District, has confirmed yet more Artists and DJ’s for the weekend…
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HIGH ON FIRE: Southern Lord Recordings To Reissue The Art Of Self Defense

5th June 2012 at 9:59 am

High On Fire

Adding to their ever-growing catalog of sonic enormity, Southern Lord Recordings today is extremely pleased to announce the reissue of The Art Of Self Defense, the classic first recording from Oakland power trio HIGH ON FIRE. Set for release on July 31, the landmark…
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BLACK SHAPE OF NEXUS: Full LP Streaming Via The Obelisk

5th June 2012 at 9:41 am

Black Shape Of Nexus - Photo by Bernhard Hoell

As Negative Black, the third LP from Germany’s sludge juggernaut BLACK SHAPE OF NEXUS, nears its release via Exile on Mainstream, the entire album is streaming via the online kingpins of the doom/stoner scene, The Obelisk, RIGHT HERE. Surging with eighty minutes of BLACK…
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Crown ‘The One’ CD 2012

5th June 2012 at 9:28 am

Crown

The sound of a molten universe collapsing in upon itself whilst simultaneously birthing a colossal multi-headed beast is the best approximation of the sound that greets me as I place the innocent-looking CD of The One by French duo Crown into my unsuspecting player….
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BABY WOODROSE: ‘Third Eye Surgery’ Re-Press; Lorenzo Woodrose Documentary + Autumn Live Euro Dates

4th June 2012 at 1:21 pm

Baby Woodrose - Lorenzo & Emma by Adam Olsson

The new BABY WOODROSE album Third Eye Surgery is now back in print on LP via Bad Afro Records, this 3rd pressing will be limited to 500 copies on green vinyl and it is not certain yet if it will end up being their best…
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BARONESS: ‘Take My Bones Away’ MP3 Available Now, Pitchfork Video Interview + Euro Tour Dates

4th June 2012 at 1:02 pm

Baroness - Photo by Jimmy Hubbard

BARONESS, who are set to release Yellow & Green on July 17 via Relapse Records, are offering a free download of the album’s first single ‘Take My Bones Away‘ on Rcrd Lbl‘s website HERE. Decibel Magazine‘s July cover story on BARONESS gives an in-depth…
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Stoneburner ‘Sickness Will Pass’ CD 2012

4th June 2012 at 11:26 am

Stoneburner

Stoneburner are a band that are always going to have unneeded pressure placed upon them because of family connections. Their bassist and vocalist Damon Kelly is the son of sludge mastermind Scott (of Neurosis if you live under a rock) and so is likely…
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At The Graves ‘Solar’ CD/DD 2012

2nd June 2012 at 11:44 am

At The Graves ‘Solar’ CD/DD 2012

At The Graves first came to light back in 2008 as a side project to guitarist/vocalist Ben Price’s main band Revolta. Handling all instruments and vocals, he recorded the I and II EPs. Then he recruited bassist Andy Schmidt and drummer Joe Jacklin (both…
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POWER TRIP: Texas Crossover Unit Sign With Southern Lord

1st June 2012 at 9:18 am

Power Trip

Dallas-based thrashers POWER TRIP today officially announce their induction into the Southern Lord family, confirming a multi-album with the label. Having amassed a diehard following since their 2008 formation through their crushing live shows, as well as several compilation inclusions, demos and EPs released…
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Undersmile ‘Narwhal’ CD 2012

1st June 2012 at 8:40 am

Undersmile ‘Narwhal’ CD 2012

Since their formation in 2009, Oxfordshire’s Undersmile have garnered a fair bit of attention thanks to numerous live shows and two previous releases; the ‘A Sea of Dead Snakes’ EP, and a split EP with Hampshire’s ‘Caretaker’. May sees the release of ‘Narwhal’ –…
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