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DARSOMBRA’s Sixty-City US Tour Begins Tonight!

28th February 2014 at 4:40 pm

Darsombra

Baltimore-based duo, DARSOMBRA, is about to embark on the most extensive tour excursion in the band’s history, beginning tonight, February 28th in Richmond, Virginia. Taking their unclassifiable brew of ambient/avant-born noise/drone/psyche rock and synchronized visual performance out to more new audiences than ever before,…
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FOSSILS: Full Album From Danish Instrumental Maniacs Streaming At No Clean Singing

28th February 2014 at 4:30 pm

Fossils

Denmark’s off-the-chain drums/bass duo, FOSSILS, is ready to provide their meaty sophomore LP, Flesh Hammer, this coming Monday, March 3rd. FOSSILS’ succinctly pulverizing Flesh Hammer is packed with ten precise, noisy, no-bullshit pieces of instrumental noise rock in twenty minutes, produced by Danish sound-enigma…
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THE OATH To Release Self-Titled Debut Album In March Via Rise Above Records

28th February 2014 at 4:17 pm

The Oath

THE OATH‘s self-titled debut album will be released on March 17 in Europe and April 15 in North America via Rise Above Records. To master the dark and wring compelling creativity from its densest shadows requires vision, belief and, perhaps most importantly, a dash…
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SATAN’S SATYRS: New 7” ‘Black Souls’ Announced; Track Stream & Pre-Orders Now Available

28th February 2014 at 3:58 pm

Satan

Rising high above the overkill of self-styled occult rock that lurks in the underground at present. SATAN’S SATYRS are blazing a trail through a nightmarish world of battered VHS videos, overheated ampstacks and dog-eared vinyl. Released on March 31st and culled from forthcoming album ‘Die…
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DARK BUDDHA RISING: Live At Roadburn 2012 Cassette Out On April 4th Via Future Lunch

28th February 2014 at 12:55 pm

Dark Buddha Rising

Finnish masters of dark psychedelia DARK BUDDHA RISING proceed onward after their last years epic release of three 12” EP’s entitled Dakhmandal. Now their debut live recording is being released on limited Cassette from their much celebrated performance at Roadburn Festival 2012 in Tilburg,…
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RED FANG Prepare For Second Leg Of European Tour With THE SHRINE & LORD DYING

28th February 2014 at 12:28 pm

Red Fang

Following a successful first leg, RED FANG are preparing to head back to Europe for the second leg of their monster European tour. Having conquered multiple European cities in January and February, the Portland quartet returned home to regroup before setting their sights back…
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Poobah ‘U.S. Rock’ CD/LP/DD Reissue 2014

28th February 2014 at 8:46 am

Poobah

‘U.S. Rock’ is a reissue of Poobah’s seminal psych rock second album. It was originally released in 1976 and hasn’t seen the light of day since apparently. Which is a damn shame, because what ‘U.S. Rock’ lacks in an imaginative title, is a collection…
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R.O.A.D – S/T – LP/DD 2014

28th February 2014 at 8:41 am

R.O.A.D - S/T

As far as PR fluff goes Nancy based retro rockers R.O.A.D should be forever indebted to VS-Webzine for coining this incredible piece of descriptive writing: “(The) Bastard child of Motorhead and Nashville Pussy, R.O.A.D seem to have been suckled by Black Sabbath, have drunk…
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THE SKULL Featuring Eric Wagner, Jeff ‘Oly’ Olson & Ron Holzner Sign To Tee Pee Records

27th February 2014 at 4:40 pm

The Skull

THE SKULL – the new band featuring original members Eric Wagner (vocals) and Jeff ‘Oly’ Olson (drums) of American doom metal legends TROUBLE alongside longtime TROUBLE bassist Ron Holzner and SACRED DAWN guitarist Lothar Keller – have inked a deal with Tee Pee Records,…
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CONAN: ‘Blood Eagle’ Streaming In Its Entirety Over At Terrorizer

27th February 2014 at 4:01 pm

Conan - Photo by Matt Thomas

CONAN follow the ideals of their namesake and continue their path without compromises. The second album ‘Blood Eagle‘ is a Doom Drone Metal monument filled with monolithic riffs, hypnotic melodies, brutal drumming and an archaic atmosphere. Epic hymns like ‘Crown Of Talons’ or ‘Gravity…
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