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Ramesses / Sourvein / Thade – Manchester 19/04/06

13th May 2006 at 9:12 am

Sourvein

Star & Garter, Manchester 19/04/06 Local band Thade opened tonight’s gig. A new act on me but Lee had seen these lads before and had informed me they where cool. Well Mr. Edwards knows his stuff and he was spot on with this lot….
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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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El-Thule Interview

2nd April 2006 at 8:47 am

El-Thule

I’ve been in touch with Matteo, the bassist from Italy’s El-Thule for about a year now and we conducted this interview via email during late 2005 and early 2006. They kick out some seriously intense Rock n Roll Groove and having already supported the…
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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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Mary Bell Interview

30th December 2005 at 8:53 am

Mary Bell

Mary Bell hail from The Netherlands and churn out some Monstrously Heavy Sludge/Doom with a torturous dual vocal attack! They’ve just finished recording their first official album and are currently looking for a label to release their filthly downtuned madness, so read on to…
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