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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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Reviews » Gig Reviews

Temples Festival 2014 – Day 3 Review By Dave Bowes

21st May 2014 at 12:39 pm

Temples 2014 - Clutch - Photo by Antony Roberts

After the devastation that Neurosis wrought on Saturday, the festival could have called in sick and had a lie in on Sunday, but where would the sport have been in that? With the main stage catering for all things rock and the second going…
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News

GONGA To Hit Europe During April Including A Performance At Doomed Gathering In Paris

8th February 2014 at 12:27 pm

Gonga - Photo by Pietro Di Nardo

Clawing their way out of the dank blackness of their riff research laboratory and hungry for the flesh of new twisted listeners, GONGA bring forth a new offering Concrescence and in support of this new album, the now 3 piece will be hitting the…
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Ollie Stygall Reflects On The Year That Was 2013

20th December 2013 at 12:26 pm

Ollie Stygall

2013 has certainly been a bit of a blur. It doesn’t seem like any time at all since I was compiling my list of albums for 2012 and my lines get a little blurry as to what album was released when if truth be…
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Gonga ‘Concrescence’ CD/LP/DD 2013

11th November 2013 at 9:05 am

Gonga ‘Concrescence’

If ever a band deserves kudos for sheer dogged persistence and durability it has to be Bristol’s own stoner doom veterans Gonga. It has been an astonishing 15 years since the Elgie brethren of George on guitar and Tom on drums started the band…
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GONGA Confirm New Album ‘Concrescence’; Stream New Track ‘Tungsten Gold’

19th September 2013 at 11:23 am

Gonga - Photo by Scha Munz

Clawing their way out of the dank blackness of their riff research laboratory and hungry for the flesh of new twisted listeners, GONGA bring forth a new offering Concrescence. And now GONGA have shared ‘Tungsten Gold‘, the first track to air from the new…
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Gonga Interview

1st October 2008 at 8:45 am

Gonga

After a turbulent few years, Bristol based Gonga are back with their first release ‘Transmigration’ in over 4 years, and after the shock announcement that long standing vocalist Joe Volk called it a day right before its release, new recruits Peter Theobalds of Akercocke…
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Grind To Groove 3 – Manchester 14/09/08

16th September 2008 at 9:05 am

Grind To Groove 3

The Star & Garter, Manchester 14/09/08 Doom cult goblins of the industrial wastelands arise! Feast your bloodshot eyes on the above line up and quake in your dirty converse, my hirsute baseball-capped little friends. Black Sunday had arrived at the Star and Garter –…
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Gonga ‘Transmigration’ CD 2008

21st August 2008 at 8:51 am

Gonga

After being plagued with line up changes, this Bristol four piece Gonga have now unleashed their long awaited second album. I started this review heeded by some good info about this release being a grower. There is defiantly more then meets the ear to…
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