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CLAMFIGHT: The Maple Forum Prepare To Release 2nd Album; Pre-Orders Now Available

28th November 2012 at 10:42 am

Clamfight

Riffmongering Westmont, New Jersey-based CLAMFIGHT has completed their second album ‘I Versus The Glacier’ which is set for release on January 22nd, 2013 exclusively through New Jersey-based The Maple Forum, the in-house label of the excellent The Obelisk webzine. Limited to 300 copies, it’ll…
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Five Horse Johnson ‘The Taking Of Blackheart’ CD 2013

28th November 2012 at 9:45 am

Five Horse Johnson

Since their inception back in 1995 Ohio based blues rockers Five Horse Johnson have earned a reputation for crafting their own brand of top quality hard stoner rock that has seen them tour with the likes of kindred spirits Clutch and Dub Trio. Their…
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NEUROSIS Begins A New Chapter

27th November 2012 at 4:59 pm

Neurosis

Today, NEUROSIS has made an official band statement. “As of today, after much thought and discussion, visual projections as we have presented them over the last 20 years will no longer be part of Neurosis live shows. “We are going to begin the process…
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ART OF BURNING WATER: New Album ‘This Disgrace’ Set For December Release

27th November 2012 at 1:53 pm

Art Of Burning Water

ART OF BURNING WATER were born out of the ‘white flats’ of Hanwell (W7) and the pre-gentrified homes of Hammersmith (W6) in West London in 2001. The sound of suburban alienation and misfit isolation forged an awkward visceral sound that was too punk for…
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THRONE Announce Details Of New Single; Stream Now Available

27th November 2012 at 10:47 am

Throne

London’s THRONE recently announced details of their brand new single which will be released on limited 7′ through New Heavy Sounds (the label who also brought us Black Moth). The 7” features 2 tracks ‘Heavy Lies The Crown’ & ‘The Loser Must Bow’, both…
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KONGH Reveals Details Of New Album ‘Sole Creation’

27th November 2012 at 10:07 am

Kongh

Swedish Grammy nominees KONGH have revealed the cover of their new full-length album entitled ‘Sole Creation‘, the album, which is being released by Agonia Records, will be hitting the streets on the 5th of February in Europe and 19th February in North Amercia. Sole…
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Earthrise ‘Eras Lost’ CD/DD 2012

27th November 2012 at 9:22 am

Earthrise ‘Eras Lost’ CD/DD 2012

This is a tricky one. You see, it’s not that Earthrise aren’t very good – they are, in fact excellent at what they do – it’s just that after sitting through the entirety of Eras Lost – that’s fifty long minutes my friend, although…
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Reviews » DVD Reviews

Black Mass Rising – DVD 2011

26th November 2012 at 10:17 am

Black Mass Rising - DVD 2011

Veering from lysergic, sun-bleached kaleidoscopic visions and pulsing, trance-state musical emanations down into monochromatic, stark chiaroscuro graveyard imagery and harsh, claustrophobic outbursts of noise, Black Mass Rising, the debut film from the pseudonymous Shazzula Nebula, is quite the hypnagogic sensory overload. Filmed entirely on…
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Reviews » Gig Reviews

Swans / Sir Richard Bishop @ Sound Control, Manchester 17/11/2012

26th November 2012 at 9:28 am

Swans @ Sound Control, Manchester 17/11/2012

To realise the full power of Swans is to witness them play live, right in front of you. To realise their utter conviction is to see the sweat shine all over the black shirt on Michael Gira’s back, as he elegantly raises his hands…
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Gurt ‘You Ain’t From Around These Parts?’ CDEP/DD 2012

26th November 2012 at 9:23 am

Gurt ‘You Ain’t From Around These Parts?’ CD/DD 2012

Ever since Eyehategod came lurching from the Louisiana swamps in the early 90’s with their elephantine mix of grimy Sabbath styled riffs, pig-squealing feedback and larynx shredding hardcore vocals, it seems a million bands have decided to follow suit with varying degrees of success…
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