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Grey Widow ‘II’ 2017

18th July 2017 at 6:45 pm

Grey Widow

If you’re a regular on the British sludge metal circuit, you might be forgiven if you’d discovered Brighton-based Grey Widow in their infancy and dismissed them as being a little bit gimmicky. Prominent in the underground for a few years now, the short-term amusement…
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Magrudergrind ‘II’ CD/LP/DD 2016

16th March 2016 at 6:55 pm

Magrudergrind

Magrudergrind are back after six years of silence and they remain just as brutal and relentless as they were back then. Their new album, recorded at GodCity studio with acclaimed musician, producer and engineer Kurt Ballou (Converge, Torche and High on Fire) and mastered…
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Monolithe ‘II’ CD/DD Reissue 2014

23rd July 2014 at 8:34 am

Monolithe

It’s quite the dilemma. What do you do when you’re missing out on owning a solid album from a great band, but to buy a copy means that, thanks to some iffy label politics, you know the band aren’t making a penny off of…
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Towers ‘II’ LP/DD 2014

14th March 2014 at 10:31 am

Towers

Providing further evidence that Oregon is literally built upon an ancient Indian burial ground, yet another otherworldly and insanely heavy band comes forth proclaiming Oregon as their home state. Of course, there’s already Yob, Norska, Lumbar, Lord Dying, Red Fang, Unsea, Atriarch, and a…
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TOWERS II Is The Gnarliest Thing You Will Hear Today; Confirm This At The Obelisk

12th February 2014 at 12:01 pm

Towers - Photo by James Rexroad

Portland’s apocalyptic bass-and-drums duo TOWERS, officially unloads their gruesome sophomore LP, II, via the Eolian Empire den of depravity, with cult rock underworld portal, The Obelisk, opening a gateway into their structural hellishness. Through their creeped-out style of grimy, sludge/noise-coated, oscillating madness, the Portland,…
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TOWERS: New Noise From Punishing Duo Creeping Folks Out Via Cvlt Nation

1st February 2014 at 11:09 am

Towers - Photo by James Rexroad

‘Hell‘ is here, as the opening track to the second LP from Portland’s apocalyptic bass-and-drums duo TOWERS, II, is now audible at the Cvlt Nation portal. Filthily disbursing a completely creeped-out style of grimy, sludge/noise-coated, oscillating madness, the Portland, Oregon-based gruesome bass-and-drums twosome known…
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TOWERS: Eolian Empire Gets Second LP By Apocalyptic Bass-And-Drums Duo Ready To Rage

24th January 2014 at 2:37 pm

Towers

The second LP from Portland’s apocalyptic bass-and-drums duo TOWERS, aptly titled II, will be released next month as part of Eolian Empire’s continuing mission to foist the great unwashed Portland heavy underground on a now suspecting public. TOWERS formed in 2010 after the demise…
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Rites ‘II’ DD 2013

30th December 2013 at 11:25 am

Rites

Frequenters of this site will know that Ireland has been punching above its weight this year. While the Emerald Isle may not exactly be synonymous with quality metal offerings, a steady stream of fresh and exciting new material has been pouring out into the…
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Heavy Doomers RITES Release ‘II’ As A Name Your Price Download

18th November 2013 at 3:58 pm

Rites

Galway’s RITES reek down despair to the unsuspecting Doom underworld with the release of their 2nd album, simply entitled ‘II’. The 4 tracker follows their debut self-release album which Paul praised about in his review HERE and a split 7” with DUKATALON that was…
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Eibon ‘II’ CD/LP/DD 2013

5th September 2013 at 8:48 am

Eibon

There are two things that could have pulled intrigued listeners in to Eibon’s second full-length. The first is the band themselves – featuring members of Decline of the I, Glorior Belli and Drowning, they’re as fine a representation of the French underground as anyone…
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