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King Dude ‘Fear’ CD/LP/DD 2014

30th May 2014 at 8:56 am

King Dude

There’s a corner of the music world that doesn’t quite fit anywhere; it’s not mainstream enough to reside in the Top 40 and it isn’t heavy enough to lurk in the murky depths of metal, yet somehow manages to possess more might and more…
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LORD MANTIS Confirms East Coast Death March With Hell Militia

29th May 2014 at 4:36 pm

Lord Mantis

With the stench of their pungent Death Mask LP still fresh on the faces of the nonbelievers who have been trampled in its path, LORD MANTIS has confirmed the full routing of their impending tour to Martyrdoom III in New York City next month….
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Desertfest London 2015: Early Bird Ticket Sales Start Tomorrow!

29th May 2014 at 3:40 pm

Sleep - Desertfest London 2015

Desertfest London 2015 have announced that Early Bird Tickets will go on sale tomorrow, that’s Friday 30th May 2014 @ 11am! SLEEP are already confirmed to headline 2015 with more announcements being made over the coming months and from 11am tomorrow, you can grab…
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EYEHATEGOD: New Orleans Volume Dealers Kick Off US Live Takeover; New Full-Length Out Now

29th May 2014 at 2:50 pm

EyeHateGod - Photo by Dean Karr

New Orleans favorite volume dealers, EYEHATEGOD, kick off their US live takeover in Atlanta. The near month-long trek follows the official decent of their long-awaited new long player. Assembled and financed entirely by the band along with US label partners, Housecore Records, the self-titled,…
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LYCUS: Oakland Funeral Doom Legion Announces Tempest US Tour Part II

29th May 2014 at 2:27 pm

Lycus

Oakland funeral doom legion, LYCUS, is in the final stages of locking down the second US tour in support of their mammoth 2013-released debut LP, Tempest. Following a maelstrom of critical acclaim for their cavernous creative delivery of soul-searing funeral doom on the three-song,…
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HIGH ON FIRE Begins Work On New Album; US, Australian & Euro Tour Dates Beckon

29th May 2014 at 2:06 pm

High On Fire

California rock giants HIGH ON FIRE have begun work on their new, as-yet-untitled studio album. The globally-celebrated group — guitarist/vocalist Matt Pike, drummer Des Kensel and bassist Jeff Matz – have convened for strategic writing sessions in both New Orleans, LA and Oakland, CA,…
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WOODEN SHJIPS European Tour Starts Today!

29th May 2014 at 1:29 pm

Wooden Shjips - Photo by Anna Ignatenko

Following the success of last year’s stellar album Back To Land via Thrill Jockey Records, WOODEN SHJIPS are back in Europe from today for a number of headline dates and festival appearances, including UK gigs in London (3rd June) and Birmingham (4th June). The London…
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EARTH Reveal Details Of Their 10th Studio Recording ‘Primitive And Deadly’ + Euro Tour Dates Incoming

29th May 2014 at 1:05 pm

Earth - Photo by Samantha Muljat

EARTH’s career, like its music, has always been a slow, deliberate progression. Each record slightly removed from the last, a constant refinement of a singular vision. Dylan Carlson has remained focused throughout on coaxing moments of strange beauty and reflection from “the riff”. This…
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Serpentine Path: Saúl Do Caixão Interrogates Vocalist Ryan Lipynsky

29th May 2014 at 12:16 pm

Serpentine Path

As sophomore albums go, the latest Serpentine Path record is about as good as it gets. It’s hard enough to create one great LP, but it’s harder still to follow it up with something that doesn’t feel like a disappointment. But then with Tim…
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Valley Of The Sun ‘Electric Talons Of The Thunderhawk’ CD 2014

29th May 2014 at 11:31 am

Valley Of The Sun

Valley Of The Sun’s debut album ‘Electric Talons Of The Thunderhawk’ starts off mellow enough. Nice, simple, strummed chords kick off the first track, ‘Worn Teeth’. These same chords continue on after the vocals come in, creating a nice relaxed vibe, and then BOOM…
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