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Oranssi Pazuzu ‘Värähtelijä’ CD/LP/DD 2016

9th February 2016 at 7:05 pm

Oranssi Pazuzu

If credence is given to accounts of the mystic experience, we are forced to recognise that certain mystics have succeeded in achieving a special state that goes beyond the usual feelings and perceptions of ordinary life. These men and women describe an experience of…
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PIG HEART TRANSPLANT: New Works From Iron Lung Side Venture Now Playing

4th September 2014 at 11:09 am

Pig Heart Transplant

Ignore all false representations of truly apocalyptic and fully predatory soundtrack-style audio behind, and succumb to the engulfing For Mass Consumption, the second full-length documentation of the recorded dementia of Iron Lung’s Jon Kortland’s solo outing, PIG HEART TRANSPLANT. For Mass Consumption dispatches a…
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PIG HEART TRANSPLANT: Cvlt Nation Leaks Two New Tracks By Iron Lung Industrial/Noise Side Project

14th August 2014 at 11:59 am

Pig Heart Transplant

Cvlt Nation is currently punishing the masses with a double-dose of distressing no-wave industrial mayhem courtesy of PIG HEART TRANSPLANT – the solo project of Iron Lung’s Jon Kortland – culled from his second full-length, For Mass Consumption, which is nearing release this September…
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LYCUS: Tempest US Tour Part II Begins This Friday

19th June 2014 at 8:57 am

Lycus

Oakland-based funeral doomsmiths, LYCUS, begin their first East Coast-bound tour in just two days, as the Tempest US Tour Part II gets on the move. This Friday, June 20th the Tempest US Tour Part II begins in Los Angeles, from there arcing through the…
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MOURNFUL CONGREGATION: Concrescence Of The Sophia Now Streaming; East Coast US Tour Dates Approaching

17th June 2014 at 1:07 pm

Mournful Congregation

As Adelaide, South Australia-based funeral doom masters, MOURNFUL CONGREGATION, prepare to make their return to the United States for their first-ever East Coast performances in support of their two-song Concrescence Of The Sophia 12” release, and now the entire record is playing via Stereogum….
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LYCUS: Oakland Funeral Doom Legion Announces Tempest US Tour Part II

29th May 2014 at 2:27 pm

Lycus

Oakland funeral doom legion, LYCUS, is in the final stages of locking down the second US tour in support of their mammoth 2013-released debut LP, Tempest. Following a maelstrom of critical acclaim for their cavernous creative delivery of soul-searing funeral doom on the three-song,…
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MOURNFUL CONGREGATION: New Release And US Tour Dates Coming In June

14th May 2014 at 12:35 pm

Mournful Congregation

The newest recordings from South Australia’s supreme funeral doom metal quintet, MOURNFUL CONGREGATION, are nearing release this Summer, through the woeful Concrescence Of The Sophia. Bridging their latest LP, 2011’s acclaimed The Book Of Kings, and their next impending full-length opus to see release…
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MOURNFUL CONGREGATION: Vast Is The Agency Of Doom – 20 Buck Spin To Exhume From The Earth A New Release

4th April 2014 at 9:26 am

Mournful Congregation

Yet another shining jeweled crown to add to the growing reliquary of MOURNFUL CONGREGATION, 20 Buck Spin proudly presents Concrescence Of The Sophia to the North American cemetery. The ever-bereaved members of Australia’s MOURNFUL CONGREGATION hath seen fit to wake once more and bequeath…
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Cauldron Black Ram ‘Stalagmire’ CD/LP/DD 2014

16th March 2014 at 10:55 am

Cauldron Black Ram

For those who have spent any extended time at sea (myself included), the prospect of a nautical burial, while intriguing, is one of the most disconcerting realities imaginable. Couple that with spending the final days leading up to your death in the throes of…
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SAMOTHRACE Confirms Euro Tour Dates Surrounding Roadburn Festival 2014

11th March 2014 at 12:27 pm

Samothrace

Seattle’s riff-dredging doom powerhouse, SAMOTHRACE, is preparing to return to European soil in just over two weeks, with a new bout of shows confirmed in Holland, Denmark, Germany, Italy, France and Belgium at the very end of March and into the first two weeks…
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