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Soggy Bog 85 – Svart Records Spotlight + Tribute To Ol Nick

31st July 2012 at 12:23 pm

Soggy Bog

The latest Soggy Bog Podcast, episode 85, is now available and this week features a spot light on Svart Records who’ll be releasing new albums by Sabbath Assembly, Seremonia and Bedemon. New tracks are also aired by Dopelord, From Beyond and a Ramesses track…
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WITCHCRAFT: New Song Available For Streaming

31st July 2012 at 10:20 am

Witchcraft - 2012

“It’s Not Because Of You”, a brand new song from Swedish doom metal kings WITCHCRAFT, is available for streaming below. The track will be released digitally via iTunes as well as on limited seven-inch vinyl on Friday, August 17. The single will also include…
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Black Magician: Q & A With Liam Yates

31st July 2012 at 9:00 am

Black Magician

Like the eponymous beast from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s “The Hound Of the Baskervilles”, Liverpudlian doom five piece Black Magician have emerged from the oppressive fog of the UK’s doom scene to create quite a rumble with their progressive yet thunderous riffs and genuinely…
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Evan Caminiti (of Barn Owl) Streams New Track ‘Fading Dawn’ Fron New Album ‘Dreamless Sleep’

30th July 2012 at 2:58 pm

Evan Caminiti

Evan Caminiti (one half of the psychedelic drone group Barn Owl) is set to release ‘Dreamless Sleep’ on 20th August 2012 via Thrill Jockey. A track ‘Fading Dawn’ was recently premiered on Portals and can also be streamed below. “The listening experience turns fantastic…
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Hydro-Phonic Records Set To Release BONGZILLA Back Catalogue On Vinyl

30th July 2012 at 12:28 pm

Bongzilla

Stoner-Sludge band BONGZILLA’s back catalog is receiving the vinyl treatment through a licensing agreement with Relapse Records.  Underground boutique record label HYDRO-PHONIC RECORDS, who specializes in stoner, doom and sludge vinyl releases featuring unique packaging, has started with BONGZILLA’s “Gateway” on vinyl in time…
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BLACK MAGICIAN Premier New Track From Debut Album ‘Nature Is the Devil’s Church’ + LP Pre-Orders Now Available

30th July 2012 at 9:08 am

Black Magician

With a name like BLACK MAGICIAN you sure as Hell ain’t going to be getting glam rock or emo!!! No sir, these Liverpudlian retrogressive throwbacks are about to drop their debut album, ‘Nature Is the Devil’s Church’…5 tracks of expansive, ritualistic, soul stealing doom…
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Legal Fingers ‘No Time For Tenderness’ CD 2012

30th July 2012 at 8:38 am

Legal Fingers

Now, I’m going to blow my credibility totally here and come right out and say that I love a good dose of dirty, sleazy 80’s hair rock!!! “Appetite For Destruction” is in my top 10 favourite albums and Motley Crue’s “Shout At The Devil”…
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shEver ‘Rituals’ CD 2012

28th July 2012 at 8:29 am

shEver

Having been in existence since the early Noughties, Switzerland’s shEver have produced several self released albums and put in a good account of themselves at the usual festivals like Roadburn and Doom Shall Rise before joining the Totalrust Music stable to release this year’s…
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Noothgrush / Suppression – Split 5″ 2012

27th July 2012 at 8:35 am

Noothgrush / Suppression - Split 5" 2012

With the multitude of labels and bands sprouting up around the world, it’s easy to forget that slow was once very uncool. In the Nineties as in the Eighties, fast was the done thing in the underground as in the mainstream. There were no…
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Devouter Records Set To Release Debut Album From Psych Doomers MAKE

26th July 2012 at 11:59 am

Make

Chapel Hill, North Carolina, drone-pysch-doom-metal trio MAKE are set to release their stunning debut album ‘Trephine’ via Devouter Records on the 30th July 2012 which will be available on a limited Heavy Weight White/Grey Speckled 12” Vinyl. With themes covering the concept of mortality,…
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