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Carousel ‘2113’ CD/LP/DD 2015

17th September 2015 at 7:24 pm

Carousel

There’s no denying that retro rock is very de rigueur right now. There is no shortage of bands who looking back to the 70’s rock heyday with rose tinted spectacles and seeking to emulate the sounds of a time when heavy rock was new,…
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Opium Lord ‘The Calendrical Cycle: Eye Of Earth’ CD/LP/DD 2015

16th September 2015 at 7:03 pm

Opium Lord

Birmingham’s Opium Lord have had a kind of fast-track experience since forming just a few years ago. Their first EP (the fancily-titled The Calendrical Cycle – Prologue: The Healer (reviewed here), released by Thirty Days Of Night/Witch Hunter Records) sold out quickly, and it…
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Graveyard ‘Innocence & Decadence’ CD/LP/DD 2015

15th September 2015 at 6:35 pm

Graveyard

Starting from very humble beginnings, Sweden’s bluesy rock quartet Graveyard have grown significantly in stature over the past few years, thanks to their no nonsense live shows and spirited studio output. Now a recognisable name on the very hit and miss, but undeniably massive,…
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News

DesertFest London 2016: ELECTRIC WIZARD, CONAN, RAGING SPEEDHORN & More Confirmed; Tickets Now Available

14th September 2015 at 8:16 pm

Desertfest London 2016

It really doesn’t seem that long ago when we were walking the streets of Camden taking in the sights and sounds of Desertfest London 2015, but here we are in September 2015 and not only have the first batch of bands already been confirmed…
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Cathedral ‘In Memoriam’ CD/DVD/LP Reissue 2015

14th September 2015 at 6:35 pm

Cathedral

To properly appreciate this reissue of doom legends Cathedral’s In Memoriam demo, it’s important to put this release into some sort of context first. In 1990, when this collection of songs was first recorded, doom metal was about as underground as it got. It…
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Golden Void ‘Berkana’ CD/LP/DD 2015

12th September 2015 at 10:50 am

Golden Void

Way way back in the deepest darkest depths of 2012, Oakland, California’s Golden Void released their Self-Titled debut album. It was an album of sophisticated beauty, timeless grace, intricate rhythms, musical finesse and possessed a cutting edge that was both fresh to the scene…
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Henge – S/T – LP/DD 2015

12th September 2015 at 10:45 am

Henge - S/T

While Henge may well be a new name to many stoner/doom fans, they come with a sound that should be comfortingly familiar to anyone with experience in the genre. Big, downtuned guitars are a staple, as are hypnotically repetitive riffs, and the whole package…
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Temple Of Void ‘Of Terror And The Supernatural’ CD/CS/DD Reissue 2015

11th September 2015 at 7:22 pm

Temple Of Void

Temple Of Void are a death/doom five piece from Detroit, Michigan, USA. Together since 2013, Of Terror And The Supernaturalis their first full length release (originally coming out in 2014 on Saw Her Ghost and Rain Without End Records, re-released this year on Shadow…
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News

ROADBURN 2016: Tickets On Sale 2nd Oct, Official Artist BECKY CLOONAN Announced + Additions To The Line Up Confirmed

10th September 2015 at 8:17 pm

Roadburn Festival 2016

Tickets Mark the date in your diaries – Walter & co can now confirm that Roadburn Festival 2016 tickets will go on sale on October 2, 2015. Three-day (Thursday – Saturday) and four-day (Thursday-Sunday) will be available to purchase from 9pm CET via Ticketmaster.nl…
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MAKE ‘The Golden Veil’ LP/DD 2015

10th September 2015 at 8:07 pm

MAKE

Anyone familiar with Chapel Hill, NC’s ‘surface scene’ is probably aware of its longstanding history of American conservatism gift wrapped with Southern ‘charm’ and ‘old money’; despite this pervasive vibe, pockets of rebellion exist – music venues like the Local 506 and Cat’s Cradle,…
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