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Dutch Black Metal Horde Nihill Set To Take The Stage At The Roadburn 2013 Afterburner

28th December 2012 at 9:55 am

Roadburn 2013 Afterburner - Nihill

In their debut live performance, Nihill bring their brutal and unforgiving black metal to 2013 Roadburn Afterburner on Sunday, April 21st at the 013 venue in Tilburg, Holland. “Netherlands-based black metal trio Nihill returned in 2012 with the harrowingly dissonant invocation Verdonkermaan, the final…
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Hats Off To 2012 By Pete Green

28th December 2012 at 9:42 am

Pete Green

Wow. Just wow. I remember sitting here this time last year, trying my feeble best to summarise 2011’s musical brilliances whilst thinking to myself that 2012 had a genuine brick wall to crumble if it were to present us with anywhere near the sort…
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Todd Robinson’s Top 15 Albums Of 2012

27th December 2012 at 1:40 pm

Blut Aus Nord 'Cosmosophy' Artwork

So here we are at the end of another year, the time of year in which an onslaught of ‘best of’ lists are flung around the interweb with great abandon, so, not being one to disappoint, presented here in all its glory is my…
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SardoniS/Eternal Elysium ‘Ascending Circulation’ – Split CDEP 2012

27th December 2012 at 11:58 am

SardoniS/Eternal Elysium

The Japanese get all the coolest things in life first: sushi, bullet trains, ninjas, walkmans, ‘Made in Japan’, and now a largely instrumental split disc between country natives Eternal Elysium and Belgian swamp-dredgers SardoniS. Celebrating the six-date tour of Japan in mid-October that the…
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Michael Rother To Present The Music of NEU! Und Harmonia At Roadburn 2013 Afterburner

22nd December 2012 at 12:48 pm

Roadburn 2013 - Michael Rother

We are extremely excited to announce that Michael Rother (accompanied by Berlin’s very own Camera) will present the music of NEU! und Harmonia at the Roadburn 2013 Afterburner on Sunday, April 21st at the 013 venue in Tilburg, Holland. Founding member of the legendary…
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ELDER: Live On Valley Homegrown 2010; Video To Stream & Free MP3 Download

22nd December 2012 at 12:46 pm

Elder - Photo by Constant Decay

Professionally filmed video footage of ELDER‘s August 9th, 2010 performance at Valley Homegrown, Pioneer Valley live music television can be seen below. Download the mp3s of the live show HERE, courtesy of Rich Aftersabbath. ELDER is the definition of a work in progress, as the…
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2012: Year Of The Apocalypse…? Tom McKibbin’s End Of Year Round-Up

22nd December 2012 at 11:42 am

Tom McKibbin

A Round-up of the Year that Failed to Destroy Itself Those wacky Mayans, eh? Just like Nostradamus after them, they seemed to promise the (end of the) world but here we all are, still trudging through a dark winter’s day, broke, cold and full…
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TODAY IS THE DAY Verifies Extensive North American Spring Tour

21st December 2012 at 10:09 am

Today Is The Day

Prophetic extreme music trio TODAY IS THE DAY will embark on an enormous North American tour this March and April, and have unleashed the first wave of confirmed dates. TODAY IS THE DAY’s upcoming brutal voyage will begin in the Northeast and storm south…
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NEUROSIS Authenticates Additional 2013 Live Actions; Details On Vinyl Pressing Of Honor Found In Decay Released

21st December 2012 at 9:49 am

Neurosis

NEUROSIS continues to confirm new live actions in support of the band’s tenth studio opus, Honor Found In Decay. Following recent announcements on the outfit’s upcoming performances in Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles and Seattle, NEUROSIS have just proclaimed additional 2013 on stage manifestations, with…
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That Was Paul Robertson’s 2012 That Was

21st December 2012 at 9:04 am

Robbo-Blacky-bass

I spend a lot of time online, trawling around for new music, information, photos of otters, amusing Adventure Time gifs and pictures of well-upholstered hot redheads, and, on average, manage to find at least one new – or new to me – band or…
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