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Sonic Mass Weekender Competition Winner Announced; Tickets Still Available

1st February 2015 at 1:00 pm

Sonic Mass Weekender 2015

Last weekend, in association with Pisschrist Promotions and Echoes And Dust, we launched a competition to win 2 tickets for the Sonic Mass Weekender and today we can reveal the lucky winner, drum roll please… And the winner is… Tash Russell. Congratulations, Sander from…
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Win 2 Weekend Tickets For The Sonic Mass Weekender At Bannermans With Headliners HEY COLOSSUS & SPACE WITCH

25th January 2015 at 2:41 pm

Sonic Mass Weekender 2015

Established doom promoters Pisschrist Promotions are teaming up with Echoes And Dust’s metal team to present the inaugural Sonic Mass Weekender – 2 days of space-rock, prog, sludge, doom and noise in the infamous surroundings of Bannermans Bar in Edinburgh. Headlined by Hey Colossus…
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John Reppion Reflects On The Year That Was 2014

31st December 2014 at 10:38 am

Black Shuck - John Reppion

2014 has been my first full year of writing for The Sleeping Shaman. I say “full year” when really I’ve typed up about one thing a month so I’m not exactly churning stuff out. Still, it’s been fun and a welcome opportunity to find…
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Dune ‘Aurora Majesty’ CD/DD 2014

20th December 2014 at 12:00 pm

Dune

If you take one thing away from Dune’s latest EP it’ll probably be this: these guys fucking love sci-fi. Following up on their excellent debut album Progenitor, this concept-record tells the story of a “rescue mission gone wrong” and apparently explores the “potential consequence…
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Zed ‘Visions Of Dune’ LP Reissue 2014

20th July 2014 at 10:09 am

Zed

I’ll admit that I was never lucky enough to be caught up in Frank Herbert’s admittedly mesmerising spell; Dune was something that piqued my interest briefly in my teens and then fell quickly by the wayside (blame cheap cider and bad horror) but there…
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DUNE ‘Progenitor’ To See Vinyl Release Via Wasted State Records; Pre-Orders Now Available & Band To Support Crowbar

26th February 2014 at 4:08 pm

Dune - Photo by Alan Swan

Edinburgh’s DUNE have announced that their debut EP ‘Progenitor‘, which John Reppion raved about in his recent review here, after being originally released as a download only, is now getting the deserved vinyl treatment via Wasted State Records. The official release date is the…
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Dune ‘Progenitor’ DD 2013

12th February 2014 at 11:06 am

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You know what’s really nice? Pressing that play button and having what you hear instantly put a big fat grin on your big fat face. I’m not talking about knowing, “getting it” self congratulation, nor am I referring to some kind of ironic smirk….
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Unlucky ’13: My Year In Review By Ross McKendrick

30th December 2013 at 12:39 pm

Ross McKendrick

Between unstable living situations, family turmoil, health scares, close to a year of unintended unemployment and the resultant financial burdens that brings, 2013 has been the toughest year of my life. As a result, I’ve found myself drawn to releases that encapsulate the despondence…
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EyeHateGod / Bacchus Baracus / Dune @ Ivory Blacks, Glasgow 01/08/2013

16th August 2013 at 8:56 am

EyeHateGod @ Ivory Blacks, Glasgow 01/08/2013

If Edinburgh has done one thing right (apart from making ugly, overpriced pipers in plastic tubes seem like a valid choice of souvenir to tourists) it’s creating doom bands. Maybe it’s the omnipresent aura of misery that hangs over the place, but they seem…
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