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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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Royal Thunder ‘CVI:A’ Digital EP 2013

27th July 2013 at 11:20 am

Royal Thunder

As the amount of female fronted bands to surface in to the mainstream end of rock becomes catastrophic it has become damn near impossible to know who to bother with. Labels are more than happy to sign anyone who can fill the criteria of…
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Coma Wall / Undersmile ‘Wood & Wire’ Split 12″/DD 2013

27th February 2013 at 9:11 am

Undersmile / Coma Wall

Following on from last year’s debut full length ‘Narwhal’ comes ‘Wood & Wire’ which sees Undersmile cover increasingly ambitious ground in releasing a full length split with their acoustic alter ego Coma Wall; the band continue to define themselves as an outfit with numerous…
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Chelsea Wolfe ‘Ἀποκάλυψις (Apokalypsis)’ CD/LP/DD 2011

28th December 2011 at 11:58 am

Chelsea Wolfe

I first came across the name of Chelsea Wolfe upon its addition to the already jaw-dropping lineup for Roadburn Festival 2012. The Roadburn team have been a continuous source of great music when I go hunting for new stuff, and their tastes are as…
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Crumbling Ghost – ST – CD 2011

28th March 2011 at 8:56 am

Crumbling Ghost - ST - CD 2011

This is a band that has existed for a couple of years and over this period of time have grown in strength, confidence and appeal. Their first gig was an enviable affair for many kraut-rock acolytes when they were invited to be the backing…
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Rose Kemp ‘Golden Shroud’ CD 2010

22nd October 2010 at 9:17 am

Rose Kemp

One listen to Rose Kemp’s new album and you get the distinct impression that she isn’t like other women. At school I can vividly imagine that, while other girls were busy discussing their hair and clothes and desperately attempting to attract the attention of…
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Blood Ceremony – S/T – CD/LP 2008

17th October 2008 at 8:57 am

Blood Ceremony - S/T - CD 2008

Coming out of Toronto, Canada, like a screaming naked witch on a flying hickory stick, Blood Ceremony are one of a bunch of talented performers like Jex Thoth that look back to the murky miasma of the dope drenched seventies when big haired ROCK…
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Jex Thoth – S/T – CD 2008

1st August 2008 at 9:19 am

Jex Thoth - S/T - CD 2008

The first thing I’ll say about this album is… Get yourself suitably sedated and let this fucker drag you back to a time long before soapbar. Opener, ‘Nothing Left to Die’ should not take long to put a smile on your face (probably about…
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