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V A I L S – Demo 2014 – DD

29th November 2014 at 1:16 pm

V A I L S - Demo 2014

Now, if there are two words which, when put together, immediately begin to tickle my musical pickle, it’s the sizzling, wham-bam combination of “two-piece” and “sludge”. So when former Prosperina bassist/vocalist Owen Street kindly sent word that he had teamed up with Matthew Ham…
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V/A ‘Cowbells & Cobwebs ‘ CD 2010

9th September 2010 at 8:49 am

In a time where CD sales are dwindling faster that the rainforests thanks to illegal downloading it takes a brave individual to decide to start a record label. It also, however, takes a savvy businessman to realise that, to sell a product you have…
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V/A ‘For The Sick’ – A Tribute To Eyehategod – CD 2007

20th May 2007 at 8:55 am

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I heard a while back that this was being complied, and was more than chuffed to find it was available and I was able to get hold of a copy. I remember vividly my first introduction to this twisted bunch back in the early…
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V/A ‘Grind Madness At The BBC’ CD 2009

6th November 2009 at 8:56 am

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Since John Peel’s tragic and untimely death in 2004 we have heard countless times how everyone and their dog used to sit listening to his show with their fingers poised on the record button of a tape deck to capture obscure tunes for posterity….
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V/A ‘Heaviosity’ CD 2005

6th January 2006 at 8:54 am

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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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V/A ‘Sweet Times – Volume 1’ 4 Way Split 7″ 2013

20th October 2013 at 11:47 am

Sweet Times Volume 1

So, one of my favourite underground labels, Who Can You Trust Records, is starting a series of 7” compilations entitled “Sweet Times”. This is sexy news indeed. I’ve always been a bit of a fan of split releases so here we have four bands…
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V/A ‘Sweet Times – Volume 2’ – 4 Way Split 7″ 2014

7th October 2014 at 10:14 am

V/A ‘Sweet Times - Volume 2′

Growing up in the 80’s as a young metal head you would often find yourself drawn to the output of a particular label. Certain labels, such as Earache and Peaceville seemed to release albums of a consistent style and level that inspired a certain…
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V/A ‘The Sound Of The Catacombs’ CD 2008

5th August 2008 at 9:15 am

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This is the first release on Midlands based label Catacomb Records, a label run by lovers of stoner/doom/sludge/psychedelia who between them play in various bands on the scene. This impressive compilation is clearly a labour of love from the wide ranging choice of bands…
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V/A – Midnite Congregation: Verse II DD 2014

25th December 2014 at 9:38 am

Midnite Congregation: Verse II

The Midnite Collective has put together a second compilation filled with awesome for you. The organisation has selected some amazing bands for this one, including the mighty Cough. That’s not the only gem on this one though. Here’s Midnite Congregation: Verse II. Midnite Collective…
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Valley Of The Sun ‘Electric Talons Of The Thunderhawk’ CD 2014

29th May 2014 at 11:31 am

Valley Of The Sun

Valley Of The Sun’s debut album ‘Electric Talons Of The Thunderhawk’ starts off mellow enough. Nice, simple, strummed chords kick off the first track, ‘Worn Teeth’. These same chords continue on after the vocals come in, creating a nice relaxed vibe, and then BOOM…
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