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Cult Of Luna / The Old Wind ‘Råångest’ 12”/DD 2016

28th February 2016 at 11:58 am

Cult Of Luna / The Old Wind

Råångest opens with Cult Of Luna’s cover of seminal 1980s proto-thrash metal band Amebix’s Last Will And Testament. Cult Of Luna’s guitarist and primary songwriter Johannes Persson remarks that “To cover a song without bringing your own soul into it is completely useless in…
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Robbo’s Obligatory ‘End-Of-Year’ Summing Up Type Spiel

1st January 2012 at 10:32 am

Article - Hammers of Misfortune / Shroud Eater / Amebix Artwork

I like reading other peoples ‘end of year’ lists just in case there is something on there that I’ve missed. Why, just this year alone I discovered the rather wonderful Colin Stetson via some list or other, and I’m sure there’ll be other gems…
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The Shaman’s Top 10 Albums of 2011

21st December 2011 at 9:32 am

Top 10 2011 - Across Tundras

I recently submitted this to the Roadburn Top 10 albums of the year, if you haven’t submitted yours yet, you can do so here, but I thought I’d post the list here as well. 2011 has been a seriously good year for releases, and…
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Amebix ‘Sonic Mass’ CD/LP 2011

18th September 2011 at 9:55 am

Amebix

Ladies and gentlemen, please put your hands together and show your respect for the originators of the sound that we at The Sleeping Shaman all enjoy on a daily basis. They have arisen once again! Welcome back Stig and Rob – it’s been a…
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Amebix: Q & A With Rob Miller

9th September 2011 at 11:02 am

Amebix

Amebix should need no introduction to anyone reading this. If you don’t know who they are, then slap yourself hard, you silly fart. Then go and buy ‘Arise!’. I spent my teens wishing I was in this band. Anyway…after reforming in 2008 with new…
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Amebix announce news of their new album ‘Sonic Mass’

31st August 2011 at 4:02 pm

Amebix

Cult underground heavyweights Amebix’s new album ‘Sonic Mass’ will be released through Easy Action Records on 23rd September. The street release date for the U.S is expected to be a week or so later, so we would like to offer North and South American…
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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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