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Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell ‘Don’t Hear It…Fear It!!’ CD/LP 2012

31st August 2012 at 8:51 am

Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell ‘Don’t Hear It…Fear It!’ CD/LP 2012

Some bands are definitely influenced by the old guard of bands whereas other bands actually seem to inhabit some bygone era and recreate the styles and sounds with unnerving accuracy. The good chaps in Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell seem blissfully unaware of anything that…
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LAZARUS BLACKSTAR: Undergroove Records Set To Unleash New Album ‘Hymns For The Cursed’

30th August 2012 at 4:16 pm

Lazarus Blackstar

LAZARUS BLACKSTAR – the purveyors of the finest British misery, are ready to unleash their brand new slab of unpleasant, sludgy darkness, ‘Hymns For The Cursed’ through Undergroove Records. The long-awaited follow-up to 2007’s full-length ‘Funeral Voyeur’, this is the first full-length to feature…
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Neige Announced As Artist in Residence For Roadburn Festival 2013; Performing with Lantlôs, Les Discrets and Alcest

30th August 2012 at 12:05 pm

Roadburn 2013 - Neige - Artist In Residence

France’s Neige will be Artist in Residence at Roadburn Festival 2013, set for April 18 – 21 at the 013 venue in Tilburg, Holland. French black metal has always been conceptually diverse, a leading force in pushing the boundaries of the genre. Whether it’s…
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Asphyx To Play Their Slowest Death Doom At Roadburn Festival 2013

30th August 2012 at 12:02 pm

Roadburn 2013 - Asphyx

Walter & Co are extremely pleased to announce that Asphyx will be playing a special set of their slowest death / doom (only throwing in a couple buzzing, diabolical tracks for good measure) at the Roadburn Festival 2013 on Saturday, April 20th at Het…
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A Forest of Stars to Play ‘A Shadowplay For Yesterdays’ In Its Entirety at Roadburn Festival 2013

30th August 2012 at 12:00 pm

Roadburn 2013 - A Forest Of Stars

Roadburn are proud to announce that The British Empire’s Gentlemen’s Club of A Forest of Stars have been confirmed for Roadburn Festival 2013 on Saturday, April 20th at Het Patronaat in Tilburg, Holland. Esoteric by accident and accidentally occult through lack of foresight, A…
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Mourning Beloveth To Play ‘The Sullen Sulcus’ In Its Entirety at Roadburn 2013

30th August 2012 at 11:58 am

Roadburn 2013 - Morning Beloveth

Roadburn are excited to announce that Mourning Beloveth, Ireland’s purveyors of death and doom for over 20 years, will be playing their classic second album, The Sullen Sulcus, in its entirety for the first time ever at Roadburn Festival 2013 on Thursday, April 18th…
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Black Bombaim Adds Portuguese Spice To Psychedelic Roadburn 2013 Stew

30th August 2012 at 11:55 am

Roadburn 2013 - Black Bombaim

Looking for psych-spiced space jams? In search of a little something to expand your mind? Brothers and sisters, Roadburn are pleased to announce that Portugal’s Black Bombaim will be bringing their largely instrumental and experimental heaviness to Roadburn Festival 2013 on Thursday, April 18th…
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Wight ‘Through The Woods Into Deep Water’ CD/LP 2012

30th August 2012 at 8:56 am

Wight ‘Through The Woods Into Deep Water’ CD/LP 2012

It’s good to be surprised by a band every so often, particularly when you’re, as I am by this point, a bit of a jaded old hack. Case in point being Wight, a band that would have passed me by at first glance coming…
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UFOMAMMUT: Third Video From ORO: Opus Alter Released

29th August 2012 at 1:48 pm

Ufomammut

The release of the second and final installment of UFOMAMMUT’s ORO album series, ORO: Opus Alter, is on the horizon, with a street date of September 17th via Neurot Recordings. In preparation for its release, following suit with previously released videos of the opening…
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BONG S/T CD Pre-Orders Start Today Via Ritual Productions

29th August 2012 at 9:20 am

Bong

As reported a couple of weeks ago, Ritual Productions will be re-issuing BONG‘s self titled album on the CD for the first time and Pre-Orders started today priced £12 (UK) / £13 (Eur) and £14 (everywhere else) and as an added bonus, the first…
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