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Roadburn Festival 2016 – Day 1 Review By Guido Segers

24th April 2016 at 2:37 pm

Roadburn 2016 - Day #1

So welcome back to the crazy train it is, impossible schedules, filled up venues and so much more. It sounds like misery, but don’t we all love the madness that is Roadburn. It’s a bit of a hassle, these Thursday afternoons, but all seems…
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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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Beyond The Redshift: London Festival To Take Place Over 3 Venues On 10th May; CULT OF LUNA To Headline & Curate

12th February 2014 at 1:04 pm

Beyond The Redshift 2014

Saturday 10th May 2014 will see London host an audio-visual experience, Beyond The Redshift is built around a concept and line up curated and headlined by Sweden’s CULT OF LUNA. An artist who for over a decade has helped mould and expand the notion…
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Mark Hunt-Bryden Takes A Look Back At 2013

17th December 2013 at 11:42 am

Waterways / Sons Of Alpha Centauri / Hotel Wrecking City Traders

When I came to look back over the course of the year I realised that I had actually racked up a lot of reviews. Having found the mainstream of heavy metal such a sad drag to write about, I failed to register a single…
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Cult Of Luna ‘Vertikal II’ CDEP/DD 2013

30th September 2013 at 12:17 pm

Cult Of Luna

Since their inception, Cult Of Luna have steadily released an album or EP every couple of years; culminating in this year’s heavy weight concept album ‘Vertikal‘. Built around Fritz Lang’s sic-fi classic ‘Metropolis’, their return from a five year absence was a towering colossus…
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Asymmetry Festival 5.0 Wroclaw, Poland 2nd – 4th May 2013 w/ MELVINS, CULT OF LUNA, UFOMAMMUT, AMENRA & More

20th March 2013 at 5:06 pm

Asymmetry Festival 5.0

The 5th edition of Asymmetry Festival will run from Thursday May 2nd to Saturday May 4th 2013, at the Centennial Hall in Wroclaw, Poland, marking 3 days with some of the bravest and most influential artists in heavy music. Legendary and genre-defining acts like…
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Cult Of Luna ‘Vertikal’ CD/LP/DD 2013

14th February 2013 at 10:06 am

Cult Of Luna

I first heard of Swedish Behemoths Cult of Luna back in 2002 when they stunned my world with the immense slab of post-metal/hardcore that was ‘The Beyond’; Later I witnessed them on the supporting tour in a small and dingy club in Exeter and…
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CULT OF LUNA Announce Details Of New Album ‘Vertikal’ + 2013 European Tour Dates

5th November 2012 at 12:37 pm

Cult Of Luna

‘Vertikal’,
 the 
new
 studio 
album 
from 
Sweden’s 
CULT OF LUNA, 
will 
be 
released 
via 
Indie
 Recordings
 in 
Europe
 on 
25th 
January 

2013. ‘Vertikal’
marks 
a 
much‐anticipated 
return 
for 
the 
band 
after 
five
 years 
spent
 cultivating 
the 
ideas
 and 
directing
 the
 influences
 that
 have
 helped
 form…
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Cult of Luna To Play Roadburn Festival 2013

1st October 2012 at 12:04 pm

Roadburn 2013 - Cult Of Luna

Cult of Luna is a Swedish post-metal band from Umeå. After 5 years away, they will return to play Roadburn Festival on April 20th 2013 at the 013 venue in Tilburg, Holland. On October 5th 2012, they will announce some more news about what…
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2008 Album Review

11th January 2009 at 8:59 am

2008 Album Review

So dear readers of The Shaman it has come to that time of the year, when we reflect on the past 12 months we have just lived and hastily bury it in the memory. The good times, not so good and down right fucking…
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