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Lonely Kamel: Jason Hough Interviews Bassist Stian Helle

22nd December 2014 at 11:41 am

Lonely Kamel

One of Norway’s chief stoner exports Lonely Kamel have had a terrific 2014, off the back of their fourth studio album Shit City and a successful European headline tour. They are always greeted with a hero’s welcome upon each return to the UK and…
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H A R K: Dave Bowes Talks To Guitarist/Vocalist Jimbob Isaac From The UK’s Prog-Sludgers

13th November 2014 at 11:00 am

Hark - Photo by Ester Segarra

It’s unfair to tag H A R K as Taint’s successor but, in a way, Jimbob Isaac’s prog-sludge trio is carrying on the work that Taint began, and gaining the success that his former home seemed bound for. Catching up with Jimbob after a…
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Fórn: Jas Murray Interviews Joey, Brian & Chris P From The Devastating Doom Collective

12th November 2014 at 10:44 am

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I was first introduced to Fórn quite randomly, no recommendations, seeing their name on a flyer and I proceeded to check them out. So many doom bands these days just do not “get it” it’s all tempo driven, morons thinking doom is an actual tempo, when it is in fact…
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Iron Void: An Interview With Jonathan ‘Sealey’ Seale From The UK’s Doom Bulldozers

11th November 2014 at 11:44 am

Iron Void - Photo by Black Earth Photography

Wakefield’s warriors of heavy metal Iron Void are primed and ready to take us all down with the recent release of their sublime and none-more-doomladen debut self-titled record (review). Not only that, but they’re about to hit the road with the mighty Goatess this…
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Obituary: Sandy Williamson Interviews Drummer Donald Tardy From The Legendary Death Metallers

16th October 2014 at 12:03 pm

Obituary - Photo by Ester Segarra

What more can be said about Obituary? 25 years ago they helped invent death metal, and over the past two and a half decades have released some of the sickest and most influential records in the whole genre. Their riff mangling debut Slowly We…
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The Heads: Adam Stone Interviews Infamous Fuzz Legends Bassist Hugo Owen Morgan

13th October 2014 at 9:34 am

The Heads

Never mind Electric Wizard, Loop, and Spacemen 3, where would we be without The Heads? Even if you’ve never heard them, you’ve heard a hundred bands who have. They recorded sessions for John Peel and Mark Radcliffe, released early records on Man’s Ruin, and…
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Pissed Jeans: Tom McKibbin Interviews Frontman Matt Korvette

7th October 2014 at 10:23 am

Pissed Jeans - Photo by Brad Fry

Pennsylvanian punks Pissed Jeans have been tearing us all a new a-hole for a decade now and so following the release of their fourth album Honeys last year, the band’s long-time label Sub Pop decided it was high time they reissued Pissed Jean’s immaculate…
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Steak: Drew Fulton Interviews Guitarist Reece Tee

29th September 2014 at 10:10 am

Steak

Desert rockers Steak released Slab City this month and it’s a record that sounds as authentic as anything the early-90s scene ever produced. Calling London home, Steak headed to Palm Springs, California for two weeks of desert immersion, thus producing a record that could…
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Music Blues: Stephen Tanner Answers Tom’s Questions About Depression, Going Solo & Cooking

19th September 2014 at 12:26 pm

Music Blues - Stephen Tanner - Photo by John Fell

Alternative rock, doom, sludge-grinders Harvey Milk need no introduction here and neither does their bass-playing maverick Stephen Tanner who recently released the solo project “Things Haven’t Gone Well” under the name Music Blues on Thrill Jockey Records. Shaman scribe Tom McKibbin wasn’t sure whether…
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Space Witch: Daz Rowlands Answers Tom McKibbin’s Thought Provoking Questions

15th September 2014 at 9:56 am

Space Witch

Stoke-on-Trent’s veteran instrumental doom titans Space Witch have just released their excellent self-titled debut album on Orchestrated Dystopia Records and it has been receiving well-deserved praise from all corners of the globe. Shaman scribe Tom McKibbin caught up with founding member and all-round Tone…
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