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STEVIE FLOYD Split With AERIAL RUIN Now Available

2nd August 2013 at 8:45 am

Stevie Floyd & Erik Moggridge

The eclectic collaboration between AERIAL RUIN, the gloom-trodden solo outfit featuring former Old Grandad/ Drift Of A Curse/Epidemic mastermind ERIK MOGGRIDGE, and Dark Castle/Taurus guitarist/demoness STEVIE FLOYD, is officially available for human consumption! An eerily cerebral creation of acoustic solitude and sonic disease, the…
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STEVIE FLOYD: Dark Castle/Taurus Priestess To Release Split With AERIAL RUIN

4th July 2013 at 9:13 am

Stevie Floyd & Erik Moggridge

Dark Castle/Taurus priestess STEVIE FLOYD and AERIAL RUIN, the gloom-trodden solo outfit featuring former Old Grandad/Drift Of A Curse/Epidemic mastermind Erik Moggridge, recently joined creative forces for an eclectic split release. A wholly absorbing, folk-centric offering, the collaboration finds Floyd and Moggridge posing as…
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Taurus ‘Life’ LP/CD/Digital 2012

6th August 2012 at 7:59 am

Taurus

When I heard that Stevie Floyd of doom duo Dark Castle had formed a psychedelic doom side-project with Ashley Spungin of Purple Rhinestone Eagle I, like many people, was pretty excited. Floyd’s work with Dark Castle has been among some of the more exciting…
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TAURUS LP Teaser Available At BrooklynVegan

9th July 2012 at 10:21 am

Taurus - Photo by Veleda Thorsson

The sound slingers at BrooklynVegan are streaming Side A of Life, the debut LP from subsonic psychedelic doom duo TAURUS. The band features Stevie Floyd of Dark Castle and Ashley Spungin, formerly of Purple Rhinestone Eagle. Together they’ve crafted one menacing, 35-minute movement which…
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TAURUS To Release Debut Full-Length; Band To Embark On North American Summer Excursion With Agalloch

15th June 2012 at 11:13 am

Taurus - Photo by Veleda Thorsson

Portland, Oregon subsonic psychedelic doom duo TAURUS, featuring Stevie Floyd of Dark Castle and Ashley Spungin, formerly of Purple Rhinestone Eagle, today announce the release of their debut full-length entitled Life. Set for release on July 5, Life is one haunting, 35-minute movement recorded…
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Soggy Bog 67 – Women of Doom 2 – Now Available

14th March 2012 at 3:12 pm

Soggy Bog

It’s Wednesday already and the latest Soggy Bog Podcast, number 67 – Women of Doom 2 is now available for your listening pleasure, and this week it’s a 3 hour special with the obvious theme in that all bands featured have a female member in…
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Pete Green Takes A Look Back At 2011

7th December 2011 at 8:22 am

In the fertile vineyards of heaviness, 2011 has been a good year and good, filthy rock music really is in its element right now. With greater press recognition, sold-out festivals, ever active promotions agencies, tons of new bands launching and a cemented army of…
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Yob / Kongh / Dark Castle / Pine Barrens – Manchester 13/10/2011

21st October 2011 at 9:37 am

Pine Barrens - Manchester

The Star & Garter, Manchester 13/10/2011 Most of the best experiences I have had at gigs have been surprises, bands that I watched simply out of curiosity not expecting much have often come out and left me floored, Church Of Misery was one of…
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Yob / Dark Castle / Kongh / Pine Barrens – 13th Oct, Star & Garter, Manchester

28th September 2011 at 10:00 am

Yob Dark Castle Kongh Tour Poster

Off the back of their recent ‘Live At Roadburn 2010’ CD/DVD release, riff-mongers Yob are set to hit the UK in October with Dark Castle and Kongh in tow, they will swing by to The Star & Garter in Manchester on Thursday 13th October…
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