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The Thing With Five Eyes ‘Glory’ 12″/Digital EP 2014

7th July 2014 at 8:32 am

The Thing With Five Eyes

Calling your project The Thing With Five Eyes conjures images of drive-in ‘creature features’ and, consequently, MST3K. What it doesn’t imply is noir ambiance, jazz, trip-hop and glitch, which is what it delivers. The first new project of Jason Köhnen following the demise of…
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Offerstigen ‘Solens Inälvor’ Digital EP 2014

6th July 2014 at 9:23 am

Offerstigen

So this band is obscure beyond obscurity. The only facts I can figure out about them is that they’re Swedish, they’re called Offerstigen (means something like “path of sacrifice / offering” in English) but the band name also seems to be the actual physical…
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Galg ‘Monochroom’ Digital EP 2014

21st June 2014 at 9:42 am

Galg

The Dutch formation Galg will be playing Incubate this year and that is all thanks to their excellent sounding dark doom. According to their bio they are happy people, just putting all negativity in their music. That negativity is a lot then, since the…
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A Tree Of Signs ‘Saturn’ Digital EP 2013

8th June 2014 at 10:55 am

A Tree Of Signs

A Tree Of Signs were on the brink of extinction when vocalist and keyboardist V-Kaos decided to leave the project to pursue other interests, but after some searching they found a replacement in Diana Silveira and what a replacement. Her voice brings the listener…
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Sunsmasher ‘Hell/Noise/Church’ Digital EP 2014

31st May 2014 at 8:59 am

Sunsmasher

Scottish crust/sludge outfit Sunsmasher hit home with a brand new and relentlessly savage EP entitled ‘Hell/Noise/Church’ – seemingly self-released, these Glaswegian upstarts show massive promise indeed, bleak, heavy and entirely nihilistic ‘Hell/Noise/Church’ certainly delivers. This particular strain of hardcore influenced sludge metal is par…
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Greg(o)rian ‘Utter Condemnation’ Digital EP 2014

24th May 2014 at 9:28 am

Greg(o)rian

Greg(o)rian are London’s initiate into the realms of blackened drone doom horrors, and their new EP, ‘Utter Condemnation’, free from their Bandcamp page, is 24 minutes of menacing, almost tribal drumming and rumbling threat. From the beginning, ‘Utter Condemnation’ creates a mood; a base from…
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Pohl ‘Pohl II’ Digital EP 2014

25th March 2014 at 9:13 am

Pohl

The power trio that is Pohl delivers some thick groove on their latest EP. Simply titled ‘Pohl II’, the three-song release clocks in at around 17 minutes long, and will likely leave you wanting more of Pohl in you. The first track, amusingly titled…
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Mammoth Storm ‘Rite Of Ascension’ Digital EP 2014

5th February 2014 at 10:42 am

Mammoth Storm

There’s something about the name Mammoth Storm that intrigues me. Is it referring to an enormous weather front, or a storm made of ACTUAL mammoths? Either would be sound reasoning, but after listening to the first thirty seconds of this crushing two track release,…
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Buis – S/T – Digital EP 2014

3rd February 2014 at 10:20 am

Buis - S/T

Hailing from The Netherlands, this 4-piece plays stoner doom, or if you want to be a bit psychedelic and spiritual about it “an omnipresent, all-permeating resonance of the transdimensional tunnel“. The Self-Titled EP and its four tracks is not only stoner doom to my…
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Seven Hundredth Unicorn ‘Death Of Glory In The Serpent’s Eye’ Digital EP 2013

16th December 2013 at 10:03 am

Seven Hundredth Unicorn

It’s a great feeling standing in a tiny pub on a cold November night with a small but dedicated bunch of strangers out to grab their fill of local underground heavy vibes when a support band hits the stage and blows the collective lot…
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