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SERPENT VENOM Stream New Track ‘Sorrow’s Bastard’; Second Album ‘Of Things Seen & Unseen’ To Be Unleashed In Early 2014

18th December 2013 at 11:09 am

Serpent Venom - Photo by Antony Roberts

After playing out ‘Carnal Altar‘ for a couple of years, SERPENT VENOM thought it was about time they got stuck into writing a new record. They had some dramas to deal with in real life and shows to fulfil, so they worked through and…
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Spancer ‘Greater Than The Sun’ CD/LP 2011

9th June 2012 at 12:17 pm

Spancer

“We don’t give a shit what you, your mother or our rehearsal room neighbours and landlords think” reads a poignant paragraph on Spancer’s press sheet. Charming. It’s pretty oxymoronic actually, given that this simple document is in itself an item of promotional material, sent…
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Lord Vicar ‘Signs Of Osiris’ CD/2xLP 2011

30th May 2012 at 7:52 am

Lord Vicar

I’m going to level with you from the start. I haven’t, to my knowledge, heard a single note of any of Lord Vicar’s previous output up until having to review this year’s new slab of old-skool heavy from Church Within Records. Not only that,…
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Sigiriya & the imminent release of ‘Return To Earth’

26th August 2011 at 1:47 pm

Sigiriya ‘Return To Earth’ CD/LP 2011

Beneath the soil of a Welsh valley a heavy metal life-force regains strength: rising from the ashes of stoner doom merchants Acrimony, Sigiriya is born. Eight years after the demise of Acrimony in 2001, guitarist Stu O’Hara, bassist Mead, drummer Darren Ivey and vocalist…
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Sigiriya ‘Return To Earth’ CD/LP 2011

11th July 2011 at 8:52 am

Sigiriya

This is the sound of a young man’s hair growing past his shoulders and spilling onto his greasy denim jerkin. It is also the sound of a hot boozy Sunday in Matlock Bath staring at the superbikes; something I never did because they all…
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Serpent Venom ‘Carnal Altar’ CD/LP 2011

15th April 2011 at 8:47 am

Serpent Venom

Serpent Venom have been touting their formidable version of seventies rock mixed with St.Vitus style doom for a while now and they are just getting better and better at it. The last time they played with Devil and Age of Aquarius…sorry Age of Taurus,…
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