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Godstopper ‘What Matters’ LP/DD 2013

28th May 2013 at 10:08 am

Godstopper

Somewhere between the Thunder-Pop of sparkly heavy-hitters Torche, the aggressive sludge of fellow Floridians Cavity and the awkward stop-start dream-logic quasi-operatic noise rock of Pony Express Record-era Shudder To Think lie Toronto’s Godstopper. Yet more proof that there’s something in the water in Canada,…
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Sons Of Otis ‘Seismic’ CD/LP/DD 2012

27th May 2013 at 9:26 am

Sons Of Otis

Sons of Otis have been bloody-mindedly practicing their heavy, uncompromising art for over twenty years now. Yes, it makes me feel old too; I discovered them pretty late in the game, really – in the early 2000s, amid a tide of piss-poor stoner rock…
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Bright Curse – S/T – Digital EP 2012

26th May 2013 at 12:45 pm

Bright Curse - ST

London based Bright Curse came as a result of singer Row (ex-Soul Manifest) relocating from the North of France to the capital and hooking up with bassist Sammy – their common goal was to make great heavy music. Following the usual lineup changes, the…
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THUMLOCK: Bilocation Records Reissue ‘Emerald Liquid Odyssey’ + Bonus EP On Double Vinyl

25th May 2013 at 11:39 am

Thumlock

THUMLOCK was one of the best fuzz / stoner / desert rock bands ever to hail from Australia. They released 3 albums plus 2 EPs and a few singles from 1997-2002. Most of their releases have only been released in Australia, so these are…
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HEXVESSEL Premiere New Video For The Track ‘Masks Of The Universe’

25th May 2013 at 11:15 am

Hexvessel

Finnish enigmas HEXVESSEL premiere the new video for ‘Masks Of The Universe” on tastemaking web portal The Quietus. The track hails from HEXVESSEL‘s latest ‘Iron Marsh‘, released recently by SVART RECORDS, which serves as a companion EP to their critically acclaimed second album, ‘No…
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Grime ‘Deteriorate’ LP/DD 2013

25th May 2013 at 10:53 am

Grime

Italian three piece doom sludge miscreants Grime describe their own sound as “ a decaying swamp filled with trash”, and judging by the first couple of listens to their sophomore effort ‘Deteriorate’ then they have got that just about spot on. Raw, down tuned,…
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AUTHOR & PUNISHER Added To Technicians Of Distortion Tour With Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals; New Track Streaming At NPR

24th May 2013 at 3:50 pm

Author & Punisher @ The Roadhouse, Manchester, 09/05/13

As the imminent unleashing of AUTHOR & PUNISHER’s Women & Children full-length draws near, industrial sound savage/engineer/former robotics major Tristan Shone is very pleased to announce a run of North American tour dates supporting Philip H. Anselmo & The Illegals! Set to commence July…
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RELENTLESS Announce New Lead Vocalist Carlee Jackson

24th May 2013 at 12:23 pm

Relentless

In hopes of improving their sound and for an overall better live performance Heavy / Doom Metal band RELENTLESS announce new vocalist Carlee Jackson. RELENTLESS will be re-recording their debut album “Souls Of Charon” with the new vocalist and hope to have the album…
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APE MACHINE Gearing Up For European Tour; New Album Now Available Via Ripple Music

24th May 2013 at 10:08 am

Ape Machine

Portland, Oregon heavy rockers APE MACHINE are set to kick a 13-date trek across Europe next week in support of their newest release, Mangled by the Machine. The tour, which begins on Friday, May 31st in Münster and includes an appearance at the Freak…
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CARCASS: Disinterred UK Metal Legends Sign To Nuclear Blast Records

24th May 2013 at 9:52 am

Carcass

Disinterred British extreme metal legends CARCASS have signed to Nuclear Blast Records for the world excluding Japan! Surgical Steel, the band’s first studio release since their 1996 LP Swansong, was produced by Colin Richardson (NAPALM DEATH, BOLT THROWER, GOREFEST, CANNIBALCORPSE, SINISTER, RODRIGO Y GABRIELA)…
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