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Roadburn Festival 2016 – Day 1 Review By Guido Segers

24th April 2016 at 2:37 pm

Roadburn 2016 - Day #1

So welcome back to the crazy train it is, impossible schedules, filled up venues and so much more. It sounds like misery, but don’t we all love the madness that is Roadburn. It’s a bit of a hassle, these Thursday afternoons, but all seems…
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H.P. Lovecraft ‘Hallowe’en In A Suburb And Others’ 7″ 2016

24th April 2016 at 2:31 pm

H.P. Lovecraft

Once again spoken arts label Caddabra Records bring us a new Lovecraftian release, this time a 7 inch EP entitled Hallowe’en In A Suburb And Others. As with their The Hound & The Music Of Erich Zann LP, Andrew Lemon is the reader, this…
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Nadja ‘Sv’ CD/DD 2016

24th April 2016 at 2:23 pm

Nadja

Reviewing a record by Nadja is not an easy task. If you just look at their back catalogue its frightening how much the duo releases and pretty much all of it is good. So what to do about Sv then? The latest of their…
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Goatess ‘Purgatory Under New Management’ CD/LP/DD 2016

22nd April 2016 at 6:45 pm

Goatess

In spite of its self-evidently gloomy name, ‘doom’ is a vibrant genre. Contrary to the expectations of some, the scene is not exemplified by bearded man with long, scraggly hair wearing sandwich boards and proclaiming that ‘the end is nigh!’ (although the beards and…
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Blood Ceremony ‘Lord Of Misrule’ CD/LP/DD 2016

22nd April 2016 at 6:39 pm

Blood Ceremony

Canadian Folk Horror Doomers Blood Ceremony return with their fourth studio album Lord Of Misrule. The linear notes explain the origins of the title: “In a tradition that dates back to Late Antiquity, the Lord Of Misrule or “Abbot Of Unreason” was the doomed…
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Black Shape Of Nexus ‘Carrier’ CD/LP/DD 2016

21st April 2016 at 6:33 pm

Black Shape Of Nexus

If you’re the sort of sensitive, cheery chappy who enjoys nothing more than a light and delightful ditty to keep you going, keep on walking. You won’t find any of that in Carrier, the latest payload dropped by German doom-mongers Black Shape Of Nexus….
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Spell ‘For None And All’ CD/LP/DD 2016

21st April 2016 at 6:28 pm

Spell

Spell is certainly an apt moniker for this relatively new power trio from Vancouver, BC. The first time I encountered the For None And All artwork whilst doing a spot of band browsing, I was honestly blown away by the mystique, the smoke, the…
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Valley Of The Sun ‘Volume Rock’ CD/LP/DD 2016

20th April 2016 at 6:13 pm

Valley Of The Sun

Cincinnati, Ohio’s own Valley of the Sun have a new record coming out on the Swedish Fuzzorama Records and it’s called Volume Rock. I’m a thirty-six year old man and few words get me as excited as “volume” and “rock.”  If I had a…
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Weirdo Canyon Dispatch: Roadburn 2016 Daily Fanzine Issue #4 Now Available!

17th April 2016 at 10:45 am

Weirdo Canyon Dispatch 2016 - Sunday

It is with great honour that The Sleeping Shaman is once again involved in bringing you the Roadburn daily fanzine Weirdo Canyon Dispatch, each day, a new issue will be available for attendees, keep an eye open for them being handed out in and…
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Weirdo Canyon Dispatch: Roadburn 2016 Daily Fanzine Issue #3 Now Available!

16th April 2016 at 10:22 am

Weirdo Canyon Dispatch - 2016 Saturday

It is with great honour that The Sleeping Shaman is once again involved in bringing you the Roadburn daily fanzine Weirdo Canyon Dispatch, each day, a new issue will be available for attendees, keep an eye open for them being handed out in and…
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