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Molly Bloom ‘All Pressure’ CD 2014

25th May 2014 at 10:17 am

Molly Bloom

Describing something as ‘unique,’ in this foul age of superficial nothingness, should provoke at best, dismissive shirking and accusations of delusion; so to spare any such reaction this early, it is a rare thing that an album such as Molly Bloom’s ‘All Pressure’ sees…
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Greg(o)rian ‘Utter Condemnation’ Digital EP 2014

24th May 2014 at 9:28 am

Greg(o)rian

Greg(o)rian are London’s initiate into the realms of blackened drone doom horrors, and their new EP, ‘Utter Condemnation’, free from their Bandcamp page, is 24 minutes of menacing, almost tribal drumming and rumbling threat. From the beginning, ‘Utter Condemnation’ creates a mood; a base from…
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HAIR OF THE DOG Sign To Kozmik Artifactz; Debut Album To See Vinyl Release

23rd May 2014 at 3:21 pm

Hair Of The Dog

It was recently announced that Edinburgh’s heavy retro rockers HAIR OF THE DOG have signed to German based vinyl lovers Kozmik Artifactz/Bilocation Records and with it, the label will release their debut album on, well what else, limited heavy duty vinyl! The band as…
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LOCRIAN Premiere New Video For The Track ‘Return To Annihilation’ Via The Quietus

23rd May 2014 at 2:56 pm

Locrian

LOCRIAN have premiered a brand new video via The Quietus today. The video is for the track Return To Annihilation, taken from the album of the same name released last year via Relapse Records. The seven minute video was created by director Francesca Marongiu….
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BLACK BOMBAIM Announce New Records, Euro Tour & Festival Appearances

23rd May 2014 at 1:14 pm

Black Bombaim

BLACK BOMBAIM have been extremely busy of late as they’ve recently released two new records & a reissue. The first is a collaboration with post-jazz ensemble La La La Ressonance simply called ‘Black Bombaim & La La La Ressonance’ or BBLLLR for short, all…
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OPIUM WARLORDS Premiere New Track ‘In Melancholy Moonless Acheron’ Via Cvlt Nation

23rd May 2014 at 11:27 am

Opium Warlords

Doom/psych alchemists OPIUM WARLORDS premiere the new track ‘In Melancholy Moonless Acheron‘ at heavily trafficked web-portal Cvlt Nation. The song hails from OPIUM WARLORDS‘ forthcoming Taste My Sword Of Understanding, set for international release May 30th via Svart Records on CD and double-LP formats….
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Supersonic 2014: Daniel Mackenzie Previews The Weekend’s Festivities

23rd May 2014 at 10:45 am

Supersonic Festival 2014

Good news for fans of pretty much any decent music: over two enticingly packed days Supersonic Festival will return this month. May 30th – 31st sees the Custard Factory, Birmingham a familiar site to regular Supersonic-ers, dressed up to welcome this edition’s typically diverse…
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Hot Lunch ‘House Of Whispers’ 12″/DD 2014

23rd May 2014 at 10:07 am

Hot Lunch

Hot Lunch – UK psychedelic lynchpin Julian Cope once said flattering words about them. So flattering, in fact, that his devotees (myself included) immediately checked them out. Turns out he was right (isn’t he always?) Since their formation, they’ve been picking up plaudits and…
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Three New Additions To Damnation Festival 2014 Line Up!

22nd May 2014 at 3:21 pm

Damnation Festival 2014

English blackened grind duo ANAAL NATHRAKH and American death metal outfit REVOCATION will bolster the Terrorizer Stage at this year’s Damnation Festival. They’ll be joined by the bipolar sludge/grind purveyors CORRUPT MORAL ALTAR on the bill which will sprawl across four stages at Leeds…
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GODFLESH To Release New EP ‘Decline And Fall’ This June; UK Tour With LOOP Nears

22nd May 2014 at 3:07 pm

Godflesh 'Decline And Fall' Cover

Industrial metal forebears GODFLESH have announced the impending release of Decline And Fall, an EP that marks the first release of new material from the pioneering duo of Justin Broadrick (Jesu, Palesketcher, Final) and GC Green in 13 years! Set to arrive via Broadrick’s…
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