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Sabbath Assembly ‘Quaternity’ CD/LP/DD 2014

26th February 2014 at 9:21 am

Sabbath Assembly

When it comes to religious experiences through music, many bands take on that challenge – yet fail miserably. Sabbath Assembly hailing out of Texas, U.S. take on the scripture of ‘The Church Of The Final Judgment’ and transcend the verses and texts through chilling…
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DREAD SOVEREIGN: New Track ‘Cthulu Opiate Haze’ Streaming At Roadburn.com; Pre-Orders Now Available

25th February 2014 at 4:50 pm

Dread Sovereign

Today, DREAD SOVEREIGN have unveiled a new track from their forthcoming album All Hell’s Martyrs via Roadburn.com. Having made their live debut at the 2013 edition of Roadburn Festival, it’s a fitting portal from which to transmit their latest offering, entitled Cthulu Opiate Haze…
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BABY WOODROSE: Pre-Orders For ‘Kicking Ass & Taking Names’ Singles Compilation Now Live

25th February 2014 at 1:01 pm

Baby Woodrose

Bad Afro Records announce that you can now Pre-Order your very own copy of BABY WOODROSE and their new Singles Compilation album ‘Kicking Ass & Taking Names‘ on LP & CD. The album ships March 14th so most people should receive it close to…
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BUZZHERD Unleash New Video For ‘The Maloik’ Via CVLT Nation

25th February 2014 at 11:37 am

Buzzherd

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania thrash-doom merchants and “gods of thunder” BUZZHERD have a new video out on Cvlt Nation. ‘The Maloik‘, which is a term for giving someone an evil stare capable of inflicting injury or misfortune, is, in this case, a punishing, six-minute hellride through…
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BULBUL Return With Circuit-Breaking, Mind-Bending New Album ‘Hirn Fein Hacken’; Listen To New Track ‘Fire’

25th February 2014 at 11:07 am

Bulbul - Photo by Klaus Pichler

BULBUL, Austrian stalwarts of the most weird and wonderful, return after six years with a brand new full length album, Hirn Fein Hacken, and it’s good to have them and their pure avant-garde hedonism back. Here we are: in a universe consisting of contrasts…
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CHAOSFEST 2014: 3 Days Of The Finest Underground Metal At Scruffy Murphys, Birmingham 28th-30th March

25th February 2014 at 10:33 am

ChaosFest 2014

Heretic and Sirius Promotions have always been passionate about organising and running great DIY events. Although Scruffy Murphy‘s is only a small venue in Birmingham, it has always prided itself on being Birmingham’s Best Rock and Metal Bar/Venue, so where better to hold a…
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Loinen – S/T – LP 2014

25th February 2014 at 9:31 am

Loinen S/T

Finland’s a cold, cold place. And what better to warm the soul than the sonic musings of a band like Loinen. I’ve been waiting (impatiently, I might add) for an act who not only appreciates, but revels in the kind of lo-fi analogue anarchy…
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Space God Ritual ‘Eldritch Tales’ DD 2013

25th February 2014 at 9:27 am

Space God Ritual

Oregon doom duo Space God Ritual clearly has a huge boner for HP Lovecraft. There is, of course, absolutely nothing wrong with that. Lovecraft is a towering influence over a lot of metal; his twisted, terrifying tales are so metal it hurts. Having songs…
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NOTHING Stream Entire ‘Guilty Of Everything’ Album

24th February 2014 at 6:48 pm

Nothing

Philadelphia-based NOTHING are proud to share an advance stream of their debut album Guilty Of Everything via Rock-A-Rolla magazine. The record will be released on March 3rd via Relapse Records. Stream Guilty Of Everything in it’s entirety HERE. Rolling Stone also tipped NOTHING in…
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Exile On Mainstream Celebrates 15 Years Of Bliss At Roadburn 2014

24th February 2014 at 6:40 pm

Roadburn 2014 - Exile On Mainstream

Roadburn Festival is very excited to report that Germany’s own Exile on Mainstream Records, one of Europe’s most beloved underground labels, will celebrate its 15th anniversary at Roadburn Festival 2014 on Friday, April 11th at Cul de Sac in Tilburg, The Netherlands. “Who would…
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