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Ufomammut ‘Idolum’ CD/LP 2008

31st August 2008 at 8:53 am

Ufomammut

Acid rock for the sludge generation. Yes, it was with an almost sexual joy that I stylishly flipped the disc into the player and hit the play button. If you didn’t know by now pop-fuckers, Ufomammut are an Italian psychedelic power trio that create…
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Lazarus Blackstar / Space Witch / They Are Cowards – Manchester 28/08/08

29th August 2008 at 9:14 am

Lazarus Blackstar / Space Witch / They Are Cowards - Manchester 28/08/08

The Star & Garter, Manchester 28/08/08 The UK’s premier ‘purveyors of metal and doom’, Future Noise, were six years old tonight (which coincided with the release of the new Blackstar EP), and what better way to celebrate Dave and Paul’s hard work and musical…
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Lazarus Blackstar ‘Tomb Of Internal Winter’ CDEP 2008

28th August 2008 at 8:57 am

Lazarus Blackstar

Sweet Mary-Jane!! Life is pain – drown me in riffs!! Dust off the Amstrad music centre, kick yer Para-boots off, skin-up a fat ‘un, crack open a Tartan bitter and close the curtains. A brand new extended play from everyone’s fave doomsters (down tuned…
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I Klatus ‘Borningroom’ CD 2008

23rd August 2008 at 9:04 am

I Klatus

A newly released album by electronic avant-experimentalists I Klatus was available as a free download, this collection of nine tracks (forty six minutes) was originally recorded between 2003-2005. I Klatus are a deliberately obscure and mysterious collective of several people, based in Chicago, some…
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Queen Elephantine ‘Yatra’ CD 2008 & ‘Tartarus’ CDEP 2008

18th August 2008 at 9:12 am

Queen Elephantine

Imagine the eldritch and arcane sound of a cultish band of blind, hooded, albino acolytes, engrossed within their eerie sonic witch-mantra, performing before a vast cyclopean temple of ice-cold basalt, jutting forth into an alien sky of pure indigo, triple moons illuminating the sickly…
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Roots Of Sludge

16th August 2008 at 8:59 am

Roots Of Sludge

Sludge is a thick mud or sediment, greasy, foul and noxious. Sounds good already. But when it comes to music, what the fuck do we mean by sludge? Like any label (and indeed it is a label, just like ‘grindcore’ or ‘industrial’), this one…
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Analysis Of Bison Kills ‘Vantage’ CD 2008

9th August 2008 at 5:15 pm

Analysis Of Bison Kills

Analysis Of Bison Kills formed in 2001 and have released two demos plus this new four track ep/mini-album, which clocks in at about thirty minutes. It features brothers Nathan Dicks on throat shredding vocals and Matthew Dicks on guitar, synths and ‘clean vocals’, plus…
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Volition / Bastard Of The Skies / They Are Cowards / Berserkowitz – Manchester 04/08/08

6th August 2008 at 9:58 am

Berserkowitz

Retro Bar, Manchester 04/08/08 An enjoyable solo blast up the A34 to a delicious Monday night noise fest in the Retro Bar, a pub that seemingly has grown like a tumour out of the corner of a multi story car park on Sackville Street….
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