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Unearthly Trance ‘Trident’ CD/LP 2006

5th August 2006 at 8:39 am

Unearthly Trance

Up from the cold dark depths comes New York hatemongers Unearthly Trance with their latest misanthropic opus ‘Trident’. Each track on this release is a dark and twisted journey, with a new level in song writing being attained by the band. The CD begins…
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Satyricon ‘Now Diabolical’ CD 2006

3rd June 2006 at 8:47 am

Satyricon

The long awaited return from Satyr and Frost’s main band, and the sixth full length, ‘Now Diabolical’ is a step further towards the catchy hook fuelled black metal that took ‘Volcano’ to a wider audience. Each track bursts with energy and gives both musicians…
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Wraith Of The Ropes ‘Ada’ CD 2005

13th May 2006 at 8:53 am

Wraith of the Ropes

A two piece hailing from the US, one of the members is E.M.Hearst the man behind Torture Wheel. Released on Total Rust, a new and interesting label, who in there own words are dedicated to ‘Extreme Music’ with a strong focus on ‘Extreme Doom’….
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Malasangre ‘Inversus’ CD 2005

19th February 2006 at 9:11 am

Malasangre

Inversus is the latest release by Italian Doom-mongers Malasangre. I was impressed with their track on the ‘Church of Flagellation’ Comp Tape which put me onto their latest offering ‘Inversus’. Containing three long tracks the CD comes in a slim line DVD case and…
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Grifter ‘Elephantine’ Demo 2005

9th January 2006 at 8:50 am

Grifter

I’d been eagerly awaiting this debut demo for sometime now from new kid of British Stoner Rock Grifter and it sure as hell didn’t disappoint! This Plymouth based trio kick out 3 solid Blues infested Stoner Rock tracks with an amazing amount of flare…
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Asva ‘Futurists Against the Ocean’ 2005 CD

8th January 2006 at 8:58 am

Asva

Lead by former members of Sunno))) and Burning Witch, this lot where never going to be upbeat as the four monolithic dirges testify. Also featuring members from Chiefs 3, Black Horse and The Master Musicians of Bukkake (wellies advised when playing with these lads),…
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Iron Hearse ‘Peddle The Metal’ CDEP 2005

7th January 2006 at 9:46 am

Iron Hearse

Up and coming UK Melodic Doomsters Iron Hearse are a band I’ve been meaning to check out for a while now, so I was chuffed to bits when Kev of Gallipoli Records sent me a copy of this, ‘Peddle The Metal’ their latest 4…
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V/A ‘Heaviosity’ CD 2005

6th January 2006 at 8:54 am

V/A

Heaviosity is a cracking release from newly formed UK label Gallipoli Records. Although not completely original in concept (who remembers the ‘Contains No Holy Additives’ Comp CD’s from the late 90’s?), it’s a refreshing change to see that all 16 bands, who come from…
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Eyehategod ‘Preaching The End-Time Message’ CD 2005

4th January 2006 at 8:56 am

Eyehategod

‘Preaching The End-Time Message’ is a Sludge fuelled compilation from those Southern wasters Eyehategod, which features alternative takes, rare & live tracks as well as 3 demo cuts of newer material! Don’t expect any big budget recordings on this release though, as it’s more…
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Buried Inside ‘Chronoclast’ CD 2005

27th December 2005 at 9:04 am

Buried Inside

I was fortunate enough to witness Canada’s Buried Inside’s blistering live performance when they toured the UK a few weeks back, which is where I picked up this, their second album ‘Chronoclast’ released on the seminal label Relapse Records and man, what a release…
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