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Bad Luck Rides On Wheels – S/T – LP/CD 2009

19th March 2012 at 9:21 am

Bad Luck Rides On Wheels - S/T - LP/CD 2009

I don’t know about you, but when I first heard the name ‘Bad Luck Rides On Wheels’ I imagined a bunch of gnarly old heavily-bearded biker dudes busting out some heavy old-school Obsessed-style biker rock with a touch of Motorhead, but as it turns…
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Obiat ‘Eye Tree Pi’ CD 2009

16th October 2010 at 4:52 pm

Obiat

I freely admit, before getting into the meat of this review, that I had previously written Obiat off as one of ‘those’ London-based bands. Y’know, the eternal London support bands such as Breed 77, End Of Level Boss and the like who seem to…
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Hull ‘Sole Lord’ CD 2009

19th September 2010 at 9:09 am

Hull

Hull. NOT a band name that anyone in the UK would willingly attach to their band, sharing, as it does, a name with a place on the British coast that is only 2 letters shy of being ‘hell’ and ‘dull’. Thankfully, you’ll be happy…
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Mighty High ‘Drops A Deuce’ 7″ 2009

31st July 2010 at 8:52 am

Mighty High

OK time for a quick bit of self realisation. Hands up who, for the most part, leads a fairly mundane existence? You know the type of thing; get up in the morning way too early, spend the best part of the day working a…
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Alcohsonic ‘Songs From The Delirium Tremens World’ CD 2009

17th April 2010 at 9:02 am

Alcohsonic

Being of Gallic blood myself I’m always keen to check out French bands and try to spread the love a little bit. Let’s face it, France has given the world so much…amazing food, astounding wine, fashion, beautiful women (Catherine Deneuve, Isabelle Adjani, Audrey Tatou…etc)…
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Jucifer/Show Of Bedlam – Split CD 2009

8th April 2010 at 9:29 am

Jucifer/Show Of Bedlam - Split CD 2009

Two bands fronted by righteous, rawkin’ chicks sharing one wee silver disc here – two-headed sludge rawk behemoth Jucifer bring four new tracks to the table, and avant-doom new kids on the block Show Of Bedlam hit us up with five tracks of blistering…
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Fistula ‘We, The Beast’ CD 2009

7th March 2010 at 8:54 am

Fistula

Okay, I have a shameful admission to make here, in all the years that Fistula have been around – which is around ten years now, not including the couple of years they spent dead for tax purposes from 2004 – I have no recollection…
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Great Falls – Demo 2009

6th March 2010 at 8:54 am

Great Falls - Demo 2009

Fuelled by the demise of seminal hardcore act Playing Enemy, Demian Johnston and Shane Mehling went on to do a duo project entitled Hemingway. Recently, the they decided to change the name of that project to Great Falls and have released a cassette demo…
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Green Sky ‘Remote World’ CDEP 2009

9th February 2010 at 9:18 am

Green Sky

They must be putting something in the water in Miami, Florida (aside from Alligators, that is) that helps to produce the plethora of heavy bands from the area. Following on from the fuzzed-up monstrousness of Shroud Eater, here we have ANOTHER Miami-based bunch of…
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Traktor ‘Lights’ LP/CD 2009

8th February 2010 at 9:24 am

Fans of Drive Like Jehu, The Blood Brothers, Pg.99, Swing Kids and the whole San Diego 31G/Gravity records scene should pay SERIOUS attention to this, the second full-length by shriekin’ Swedes Traktor. According to the bands bio on their website “the(ir) goal was to…
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