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Archive – December 2013


SERPENT VENOM Stream New Track ‘Sorrow’s Bastard’; Second Album ‘Of Things Seen & Unseen’ To Be Unleashed In Early 2014

18th December 2013 at 11:09 am

Serpent Venom - Photo by Antony Roberts

After playing out ‘Carnal Altar‘ for a couple of years, SERPENT VENOM thought it was about time they got stuck into writing a new record. They had some dramas to deal with in real life and shows to fulfil, so they worked through and…
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Angela Davey’s Top 10 Albums Of 2013

18th December 2013 at 10:15 am


1. Beastmilk ‘Climax’ (Svart Records) I’d heard people raving about this and seen the article in the Guardian, so my interest was already peaked upon this dropping into my inbox. I must admit, it didn’t hook me on first listen, however, once it got…
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Elder ‘Live At Roadburn 2013’ CD/LP/DD 2014

18th December 2013 at 9:29 am


What can you say about Elder that hasn’t been said already? The astonishingly astute, yet frighteningly youthful Massachusetts three-piece have taken the stoner rock world by storm since the 2008 release of their bone-chundering self-titled debut, followed up by that cosmic vortex otherwise known…
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Brutal Truth / Bastard Noise ‘The Axiom Of Post Inhumanity’ CD/LP/Digital 2013

18th December 2013 at 9:22 am

Brutal Truth / Bastard Noise

I suspect many reviews of this record will contain a similar disclaimer but if you don’t already know, this here Brutal Truth / Bastard Noise split contains different music on the vinyl and non vinyl versions. I think the promo I’m reviewing contains all…
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BONG: Preview Of New Track ‘Polaris’ Now Available To Stream On Ritual Productions

17th December 2013 at 2:44 pm


Psychedelic Doomers BONG will be releasing their new album in the first part of 2014, and as a teaser, Ritual Productions are streaming an edit of a new track ‘Polaris’. Now delve into the hazy world of ‘Polaris’ right HERE. The new album is…
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LA FIN ABSOLUTE DU MONDE Stream Justin K Broadrick’s Remix Of ‘Black Sheep’.

17th December 2013 at 2:27 pm

La Fin Absolute Du Monde - Photo by Glenn Brogan

As avant-garde shoegaze duo LA FIN ABSOLUTE DU MONDE, featuring Jason Myles (Guitar, Programming) and Chicky Myles (Vocals, Piano, Guitar, Programming), prepare to unleash their remix album ‘Black Sheep: Remixed’ on 21st January 2014 on CD, Vinyl and Digital formats, the band have now made…
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SIGIRIYA: New Track ‘Tribe Of The Old Oak’ Now Streaming At The Obelisk

17th December 2013 at 1:14 pm


It is with elation to post the news that Heavy Welsh Rockers SIGIRIYA are back and have penned early 2014 for the release, with an as yet unnamed label, of their 2nd album ‘Darkness Died Today’ and now, the web portal of Doom, The…
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Roadburn Want Your Top 10 Albums Of 2013!

17th December 2013 at 12:27 pm

Vinyl Record

Roadburn’s Album of the Day has become a tradition and one that reviews from this very site have featured on and now that the year is drawing to a close, Roadburn HQ want to invite their loyal readers, friends, associates and anyone who might…
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Mark Hunt-Bryden Takes A Look Back At 2013

17th December 2013 at 11:42 am

Waterways / Sons Of Alpha Centauri / Hotel Wrecking City Traders

When I came to look back over the course of the year I realised that I had actually racked up a lot of reviews. Having found the mainstream of heavy metal such a sad drag to write about, I failed to register a single…
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The Earls Of Mars – S/T – CD/DD 2013

17th December 2013 at 8:35 am

The Earls Of Mars - S/T

Experimental musical collaborations can often go horribly wrong. All too often musicians with an inflated sense of self worth and their own talent will get together to produce works that succeed on no level other than to examine the contents of their own colons….
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