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THOTHAMON: Birmingham, Alabama Doom Trio Unleashes New EP Via Domestic Genocide Records

26th February 2014 at 4:58 pm

Thothamon

Birmingham, Alabama traditional doom trio, THOTHAMON, recently joined goat horns with the eclectic sound peddlers at Domestic Genocide Records for the release of their latest EP. Fittingly titled Prophets Of Doom, the analog offering was recorded in two six-hour sessions by Emanual Ellinas at…
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DUNE ‘Progenitor’ To See Vinyl Release Via Wasted State Records; Pre-Orders Now Available & Band To Support Crowbar

26th February 2014 at 4:08 pm

Dune - Photo by Alan Swan

Edinburgh’s DUNE have announced that their debut EP ‘Progenitor‘, which John Reppion raved about in his recent review here, after being originally released as a download only, is now getting the deserved vinyl treatment via Wasted State Records. The official release date is the…
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STEAK Fly Off To Palm Springs To Record Their Debut Album!

26th February 2014 at 3:24 pm

Steak

In exactly two weeks, London’s hottest stoner outfit STEAK will hit the California desert to record their first full-length, due out this fall on Napalm Records. Turn on the generators… After two critically acclaimed EPs Disastronaught and Corned Beef Colossus and a series of…
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MOS GENERATOR To Release New Album ‘Electric Mountain Majesty’ Via Listenable Records

26th February 2014 at 2:46 pm

Mos Generator

Washington state hard rock heroes MOS GENERATOR will release their new LP Electric Mountain Majesty on April 15 via Listenable Records. Recorded at Heavy Head Recording Company by guitarist / vocalist and renowned engineer Tony Reed (who co-produced SAINT VITUS’ return album Lillie: F-65),…
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BAPTISTS To Record Second LP For Southern Lord; Full Rain City Recorders Video Session Now Playing

26th February 2014 at 1:14 pm

Baptists - Rain City Session

Following a few months off the grid after an action-packed first half of 2013, Vancouver’s BAPTISTS, announce their return to the front lines in 2014. With a rabid, off-kilter and totally decimating style of punk-fueled hardcore rage, BAPTISTS mostly broke onto the scene with…
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FLOOR Premiere New Album Track ‘Find Away’ On Terrorizer

26th February 2014 at 11:05 am

Floor

TORCHE mastermind Steve Brooks revives his original band FLOOR. The cult stoner rockers now premiere the second track of their forthcoming second full-length ‘Oblation‘. Their song entitled ‘Find Away‘ is now streaming via Terrorizer Magazine’s website at THIS LOCATION. ‘Oblation‘ will be released on Digipak…
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GRAVES AT SEA: Portland Doom Derelicts To Unveil This Place Is Poison Vinyl EP Via Eolian Empire

26th February 2014 at 10:43 am

Graves At Sea - Photo by James Rexroad

Following a lengthy dormancy, notorious doom derelicts, GRAVES AT SEA, rise again! Now based in Portland and buoyed by a killer new rhythm section, the band will drop the This Place Is Poison twelve-inch EP upon the living this Spring via the volume dealers…
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TAURUS: Psychedelic Blackened Doom Duo Premieres New Hymn Via Cvlt Nation

26th February 2014 at 10:22 am

Taurus

Portland-based psychedelic blackened doom/drone channellers, TAURUS — featuring Stevie Floyd of Dark Castle and Ashley Spungin, formerly of Purple Rhinestone Eagle/Negative Queen – are pleased to premiere a brand new hymn from their impending new long player, No/Thing. Recorded to two-inch tape at Cloud…
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CONAN: Caspian Yurisich Questions Guitarist/Vocalist Jon Davis

26th February 2014 at 9:40 am

Conan - Photo by Matt Thomas

Much props to Conan frontman Jon Davis for being willing to sit down with me over skype and answer some questions! We’ll skip the introductions (me trying to heckle him over the ashes, him dead batting it and saying he only cares for Everton)…
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Messenger ‘Illusory Blues’ CD/LP/DD 2014

26th February 2014 at 9:29 am

Messenger

Messenger have a lot of cool things on their side: from their record sleeve to their famous supporters, they’ve built an incredible machine behind their new record. Rygg, of Ulver, says that you should expect big things from this record. But whoever wrote their…
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