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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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Grifter Interview

30th March 2005 at 9:12 am

Grifter

Grifter are another band I’ve only recently been aware of, hailing from the southern depths of erm…. Plymouth, they’ve been around since 2003 churning out (in their own words) a potent mix of thunderous grooves, extreme volume and a very dark, twisted sense of…
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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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Outburst Interview

14th March 2005 at 8:48 am

Outburst

Outburst are a Stoner Rock outfit hailing from the Midlands, I’ll be perfectly honest I knew very little about this bands existence until recently when I stumbled upon a link to their site. From the brief listens I had to their mp3’s I was…
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Hunter S Thompson (1938 – 2005)

5th March 2005 at 9:17 am

Hunter S Thompson

For good or ill, Hunter S Thompson took his own life on the 20th February 2005 at 5.30pm in his Aspen home. Although he had been in pain from a hip replacement, broken leg and back surgery, his son Juan said he really didn’t…
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Revenge ‘Victory Intolerance Mastery’ CD/LP 2004

5th March 2005 at 9:15 am

Revenge

From the chaotic, distorted opening 30 seconds of this album, you just know your in for a nasty, nihilistic treat and with the arrival of the blast beats, coupled with dirty grinding riffs help set this little beauty in motion. Revenge dish out complete…
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El-Thule ‘No Guts, No Glory’ CD 2004

2nd March 2005 at 1:19 pm

El-Thule

They say looks can be deceiving and that’s certainly the case for El-Thule’s ‘No Guts, No Glory’ opus. When this little beauty dropped through my letterbox, the moment I laid eyes on the inlay, it had me convinced it was an all out, groove…
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Fu Manchu ‘Start The Machine’ CD 2005

23rd February 2005 at 9:02 am

Fu Manchu

I must confess to being a little out of touch with what Fu Manchu have been up of late, especially after their disappointing ‘California Crossing’, so it was a pleasant surprise to stumble upon ‘Start The Machine’ while browsing through the metal section in…
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