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Hooded Menace ‘Darkness Drips Forth’ CD/LP/DD 2015

16th January 2016 at 2:36 pm

Hooded Menace

Hooded Menace are what people are talking about when they think of death/doom these days, even if they don’t know it. The Finnish masters of darkness have long been crafting a career from the sludgy, endless void of riffs, summoning Lovecraftian beasts to serve…
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Mourning Beloveth ‘Rust & Bone’ CD 2016

6th January 2016 at 7:39 pm

Mourning Beloveth

As far as the doom-death hybrid goes in the UK and Ireland, Mourning Beloveth are without a shadow of a doubt one of the most consistent bands of the genre. Better known acts, such as My Dying Bride, Anathema and Paradise Lost have changed…
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Temple Of Void ‘Of Terror And The Supernatural’ CD/CS/DD Reissue 2015

11th September 2015 at 7:22 pm

Temple Of Void

Temple Of Void are a death/doom five piece from Detroit, Michigan, USA. Together since 2013, Of Terror And The Supernaturalis their first full length release (originally coming out in 2014 on Saw Her Ghost and Rain Without End Records, re-released this year on Shadow…
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Unearthly Trance ‘Ouroboros’ CD 2014

1st February 2015 at 11:35 am

Unearthly Trance

Ouroboros is a fitting title for the latest and final release by Brooklyn, NY’s Unearthly Trance – the term centers on the idea of ‘primordial unity’, or that which has existed in or persisted from the beginning with such force it cannot be extinguished;…
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Volition ‘Wreck Among Ruin’ CD 2015

18th December 2014 at 9:17 am

Voltion

Have you ever heard of Barrow-In-Furness? Nope, me neither, but apparently it’s some sort of portal to hell, given the unholy racket created by resident misery mongers Volition. After a couple of personnel changes since their last full-length release, with bassist Mark Burns taking…
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Dysphorian Breed ‘The Longing For The Tides Of Metamorphosis’ DD 2014

12th September 2014 at 9:50 am

Dyphorian Breed

Has someone sinned? Is there a judgment from on high coming down? The sounds of choruses and orchestral bells seem to denote so. I’ve heard these “noises” before and they always bring me back to that place when I hear them again: The Omen….
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God Macabre ‘The Winterlong’ CD/LP/DD Reissue 2014

23rd June 2014 at 9:50 am

God Macabre

The year was 1993; a time when Sunlight Studios, Tomas Skogsberg, and Boss HM-2 pedals were household names and not coveted ‘holy grails’ for trendy, hipster, ‘brutal’ wannabes. With the progression of technology, wide accessibility of Pro-tools and online marketing, besides being born with…
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Autopsy ‘Tourniquets, Hacksaws And Graves’ CD/LP/DD 2014

27th May 2014 at 9:24 am

Autopsy

Coffin lids creak open, the sounds of moaning and scrabbling nails against rotten wood intensify and the stench of the grave creeps ever nearer. These unmistakeable signs can mean only one thing…. the fiends from Autopsy have returned and no-one is safe!! Now, we…
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Serpentine Path ‘Emanations’ CD/LP/DD 2014

9th May 2014 at 10:34 am

Serpentine Path

With a CV boasting current and former members of Electric Wizard, Unearthly Trance and Ramesses, New York based Doom Supergroup Serpentine Path were always going to attract attention with their relentless misanthropy and anvil heavy take on the genre. Sure enough their self titled…
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Cauldron Black Ram ‘Stalagmire’ CD/LP/DD 2014

16th March 2014 at 10:55 am

Cauldron Black Ram

For those who have spent any extended time at sea (myself included), the prospect of a nautical burial, while intriguing, is one of the most disconcerting realities imaginable. Couple that with spending the final days leading up to your death in the throes of…
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