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Pylar ‘Poderoso Se Alza En My’ CD/DD 2013

31st December 2013 at 11:07 am

Pylar

Music is all about emotions. Every time a fan listens to a record, the goal is to feel on top of the world, no matter what style he or she chooses. And then, there are cases where the sounds are so abstract and surreal…
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Unlucky ’13: My Year In Review By Ross McKendrick

30th December 2013 at 12:39 pm

Ross McKendrick

Between unstable living situations, family turmoil, health scares, close to a year of unintended unemployment and the resultant financial burdens that brings, 2013 has been the toughest year of my life. As a result, I’ve found myself drawn to releases that encapsulate the despondence…
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Rites ‘II’ DD 2013

30th December 2013 at 11:25 am

Rites

Frequenters of this site will know that Ireland has been punching above its weight this year. While the Emerald Isle may not exactly be synonymous with quality metal offerings, a steady stream of fresh and exciting new material has been pouring out into the…
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RIP Pete – May You Rise To Thunder!

28th December 2013 at 12:38 pm

Pete Davegun - Rise To Thunder

As you may have read on Facebook as well as all the national and international media coverage it’s getting, it’s sad to report that dear friend and bass player of psychedelic doomers Rise To Thunder Pete Davegun was found dead in his flat on…
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Ross Horton Takes A Tripped Out Look At The Year 2013

28th December 2013 at 10:41 am

Ross Horton

I loved 2013, here’s why: Welcome to the most complex end-of-year article/essay/mental ejaculation you’ve ever read. 21 Records For 21 Years Disclaimer: The guys at Sleeping Shaman know more about metal than I ever will (although I will fight any metal fan to the…
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Yet Another Tedious 2013 Year Review By Saúl Do Caixão

27th December 2013 at 10:38 am

Saúl Do Caixão

Another year gone and I find myself faced with the prospect of littering the internet with yet another useless “best of the year” list. To be honest, I wasn’t going to bother, not least because I managed to shatter the right side of my…
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Wolves In The Throne Room ‘BBC Session 2011 Anno Domini’ LP/DD 2013

27th December 2013 at 10:31 am

Wolves In The Throne Room

For many, Wolves In The Throne Room have been central to the surge of USBM and the broader black metal revival over the last five or so years. Black metal in general is more popular than ever before it seems – and that a…
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Blackwitch Pudding ‘Taste The Pudding’ CD/LP/DD 2013

26th December 2013 at 11:53 am

Blackwitch Pudding

Thank God for Blackwitch Pudding. Somebody once told me you can tell a lot from a name. Naming your spawn ‘DuShayne’ will severely inhibit his chances of entering high society. However, why anyone would want to enter the world of sycophantic megalomaniacs, or vicariously…
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Mamiffer & Circle ‘Enharmonic Intervals (For Paschen Organ)’ CD/LP/DD 2013

24th December 2013 at 11:50 am

Mamiffer & Circle

In what is one of the year’s most anticipated collaborations in the avant garde rock spectrum, Finland’s celebrated psychedelic warlords Circle invited Mamiffer (the expansive, piano-based project of Isis’ Aaron Turner and his other half, Faith Coloccia) to come and create a monster with…
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Bohren & Der Club Of Gore / Tombed Visions @ Islington Mill, Salford 22/11/2013

23rd December 2013 at 12:59 pm

Bohren & Der Club Of Gore / Tombed Visions @ Islington Mill, Salford 22/11/2013

It seemed wrong that a gig such as this one would be anywhere but Islington Mill. Self-proclaimed hosts of “legendary experimental gatherings”; the old Salford Textile Mill has earned its self a reputation for the quirky and diverse, with an ethos that would be…
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