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Lazarus Blackstar ‘Revelations’ CD 2005

10th December 2005 at 9:06 am

Lazarus Blackstar

Lazarus Blackstar have made a dramatic impact on the underground doom circuit over the last few months & when you see the pedigree behind this band it’s not entirely surprising. The crux of the line-up is from the now defunct Khang whose members also…
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Mothertrucker ‘The Last Ride Of Dr Sanchez’ CD 2005

21st October 2005 at 9:16 am

Mothertrucker

When I first heard about this band, the name conjured up images of some long haired, bearded, redneck southern rock band, OK I may have hit on a stereotype here but this really couldn’t be further from the truth. This four piece, to my…
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Mournful Congregation ‘The Dawning of Mournful Hymns’ CD 2002

21st May 2005 at 9:02 am

Mournful Congregation

Enter the congregation of some seriously slow and mournful DOOM, then prepare for a sermon of misery and sorrow. Would you believe it’s a Double CD? The sermon is certainly a long one!! A compilation of demo’s and promos spanning 7 years of audio…
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Martyr AD ‘On Earth As It Is In Hell’ CD 2005

6th May 2005 at 9:16 am

Martyr AD

This is the second album from these US Hardcore stalwarts. Apparently the first album ‘The Human Condition in Twelve Fractions’ caused shockwaves worldwide but is oddly unavailable anywhere (believe me I have looked!) but luckily due for a re-release by Victory. But here, to…
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Mütiilation ‘Majestas Leprosus’ CD 2003

21st April 2005 at 9:37 am

Mütiilation

This is the 2003 edition of this French Black Metal bands ‘Majestas Leprosus’ CD. Mütiilation have been knocking around now since the early 90’s complete with a healthy discography to their name as well as being rumored to be part of the ‘Black Legions’…
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Corrosion Of Conformity ‘In The Arms Of God’ CD 2005

21st April 2005 at 8:58 am

Corrosion Of Conformity

Its almost scary to think that it’s been over ten years since Deliverance blew my stereo speakers, and keeping with the tradition that has now become accustomed to COC they’ve returned with a furious album that breathes new life into their extensive history. What…
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Sons Of Otis ‘X’ CD 2005

15th April 2005 at 9:22 am

Sons Of Otis

Toronto’s Sons Of Otis return with their latest slab of Acid Drenched Doom, simply entitled ‘X’. This is the first full length studio recording in over 3 years since their 2001 opus ‘Songs Of Worship’ and in an ironic twist, this album very nearly…
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Capricorns – S/T – CDEP 2005

6th April 2005 at 9:06 am

Capricorns - S/T - CDEP 2005

When I first heard about Capricorns I was instantly intrigued, I guess you could say they’re a bit of a ‘supergroup’ of sorts boasting members from the now legendary Iron Monkey (Dean Berry) & rock ‘n’ rollers Orange Goblin (Chris Turner), so when I…
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Outburst ‘100 Tonnes Of Stone’ CDEP 2005

17th March 2005 at 8:58 am

Outburst

‘100 Tonnes of Stone’ is the latest self financed release from Leicester’s Outburst who dish out some pretty dirty, riff driven Stoner Rock. This 6 track demo kicks off proceedings with a groovy little instrumental ‘S-9000’ which is full of thick guitar riffs &…
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Jesu – S/T – CD 2004

14th March 2005 at 9:04 am

Jesu - S/T - CD 2004

I really didn’t know how I was going to start this review as the first time I gave Jesu’s debut full length release a spin I was left totally speechless with the feeling that I’d just listened to something very very special indeed. For…
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