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Taarkus ‘Stones’ 7″ 2016

28th February 2016 at 12:03 pm

Taarkus

Here we have Taarkus… from Los Angeles, California. A relatively new band cited as a doom metal outfit with addition instruments and their own style. Well the first chord that struck with me was the name of this 7” and its artwork. The cover…
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Hexvessel ‘When We Are Death’ CD/LP/DD 2016

2nd January 2016 at 11:48 am

Hexvessel

Hexvessel have always been capricious spirits, dwelling in a particularly darkling glade of the psych-folk forest. Yet it is with When We Are Death that they emerge, blinking, into the light of the sun and, sadly, some of the glamour of previous releases is…
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Galley Beggar ‘Silence & Tears’ CD/LP/DD 2015

7th June 2015 at 2:02 pm

Galley Beggar

LOVE LOVE LOVE this fucking thing!  Galley Beggar’s new release, Silence & Tears is good, real good. Now, for you young metallers, it may not be your cup of tea…yet. I say that because this is quite a departure from what you’re probably used…
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Old Testament – S/T – 2014 CD/LP/DD 2014

8th December 2014 at 10:53 am

Old Testament - S/T

It’s been a long and successful road for Jason Simon, and as the longstanding leader of hazy retro rockers Dead Meadow, his fuzzier, heavier riffing hand has co-penned a collection of trailblazing classic records – Shivering King And Others had the near perfect blend…
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Molly Bloom ‘All Pressure’ CD 2014

25th May 2014 at 10:17 am

Molly Bloom

Describing something as ‘unique,’ in this foul age of superficial nothingness, should provoke at best, dismissive shirking and accusations of delusion; so to spare any such reaction this early, it is a rare thing that an album such as Molly Bloom’s ‘All Pressure’ sees…
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Seremonia ‘ihminen’ CD/LP 2013

17th October 2013 at 9:03 am

Seremonia

Seremonia are a heavy psychedelic rock band from Finland, who actually sing in their native language. Their history is still short, as they only released their eponymous debut a year ago, but luck has been on their side so far. Since 2012 they have…
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Golden Void – S/T – LP/CD/DD 2012

30th October 2012 at 9:00 am

Golden Void - S/T - LP/CD/DD 2012

Sometimes, and when I say ‘sometimes’, I mean on an odd, rare and beautiful occasion, you put on a record and instead of simply hearing and experiencing the music it transports, you get to actually feel the same happiness that its creators felt as…
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