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DYLAN CARLSON Solo Tour Fast Approaching; Hear ‘Holly’s Jeans’ From Upcoming 7″ Release

30th September 2013 at 1:12 pm

drcarlsonalbion - 7" artwork

Expanding on the far-reaching folkloric explorations of drcarlsonalbion’s solo tour of last year, the totemic figure and his celebrated guitar will be bolstered by the accompaniment of Rogier Smal on drums on the upcoming UK Tour which commences on 14 October in Bristol. Incorporating…
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Cult Of Luna ‘Vertikal II’ CDEP/DD 2013

30th September 2013 at 12:17 pm

Cult Of Luna

Since their inception, Cult Of Luna have steadily released an album or EP every couple of years; culminating in this year’s heavy weight concept album ‘Vertikal‘. Built around Fritz Lang’s sic-fi classic ‘Metropolis’, their return from a five year absence was a towering colossus…
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Carlton Melton ‘Always Even’ CD/LP/DD 2013

30th September 2013 at 11:59 am

Carlton Melton

Warmth has covered me; it is a lullaby to a lost age that Carlton Melton’s ‘Always Even’ displays here. We meander the space between the needle and the ear on the first track ‘Slow Wake’, the prelude to something bigger that is about to…
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Zig Zags ‘Scavenger/Monster Wizard’ 7” 2013

29th September 2013 at 11:39 am

Zig Zags

Rock and roll should be raw, raucous, rowdy and righteous. If it ain’t any of these things it has no business being called rock and roll in the first place. Fortunately Zig Zags are all of these and could probably find a few more…
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EARTHLESS Unveils New Song ‘Equus October’; New Album ‘From The Ages’ Drops 8th October

28th September 2013 at 3:14 pm

Earthless - Photo by Camilla Saufley

Award-winning San Diego power rock band EARTHLESS will release its brand new album From the Ages on October 8 via Tee Pee Records. The first new studio album from the globally celebrated trio since the release of 2007′s critically acclaimed Rhythms from a Cosmic Sky, the hour-long double LP was recorded with producer Phil…
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CLEANTEETH: Track From Debut LP By Beard Impregnating Brooklyn Doom Pirates Playing At eMusic

28th September 2013 at 10:48 am

Cleanteeth - Photo by Tian Hughes

Brooklyn’s super-ultra heavier than hell self-dubbed “beard impregnating doom metal” quintet CLEANTEETH will finally deliver their debut LP, Pushing Rope. Capturing the massively dense wall of amplification the CLEANTEETH pirates boast live, Pushing Rope unloads forty-five minutes of caustic, thundering metal interrupted occasionally by…
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DEAD MEADOW New Song Premiere With The A.V. Club + UK Tour Underway

28th September 2013 at 10:24 am

Dead Meadow

The A.V. Club has premiered a brand new song from DEAD MEADOW entitled “Copper Is Restless (‘til it turns to Gold).” The song is a small taste of what awaits the listener on the band’s forthcoming new album, Warble Womb. The assembled LP (to be…
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The Ultra Electric Mega Galactic – S/T – CD/DD 2013

28th September 2013 at 9:23 am

The Ultra Electric Mega Galactic - S/T

You can’t get a much more hyperbolic name for a band than The Ultra Electric Mega Galactic however; I wouldn’t expect any lesser name from the brainchild of Ed Mundell (Monster Magnet, The Atomic Bitchwax), Collyn McCoy (Trash Titans, Otep) and Rick Ferrante (Sasquatch)….
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-(16)- To Bring Jagged Blocks Of Buzzing Sludge To Roadburn Festival 2014

27th September 2013 at 3:39 pm

Roadburn 2014 -(16)-

Over the last two decades, Califorian veterans -(16)- have been pioneering heavy-as-hell, ill tempered sludge metal, alongside fellow luminaries Buzzov*en, Eyehategod and Crowbar (among others). Despite all the anguish, pain and countless lineup changes that 20 years brought, -(16)- remained a dependable source of…
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IMBOGODOM Set To Release ‘Metafather’ On October 14th; New Track ‘Voices Of Lists’ Now Streaming

27th September 2013 at 12:56 pm

Imbogodom

IMBOGODOM, the duo of Daniel Beban (Orchestra of Spheres, Slakes) and Alexander Tucker (Grumbling Fur), return with their third limited edition LP called Metafather, out 14th October via Thrill Jockey Records, the final installment in the BBC Bush House trilogy. Listen to a glorious…
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