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Necro Deathmort ‘The Capsule’ 2016

17th April 2017 at 1:46 pm

Necro Deathmort

Necro Deathmort said it themselves; they don’t give a single fuck. “We’ve stopped caring that each new release might alienate fans of a previous record” is what Matthew Rozeik says on their bandcamp page. That is undoubtedly a big part of what has allowed…
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Monoliths – S/T – 2016

17th April 2017 at 12:49 pm

Monoliths – S/T

Monoliths are a sludgy doom trio comprised of David Tobin of Ommadon on guitar, Henry Davies of Moloch on drums, and Tanya Byrne of Bismuth on bass (the latter two also being band-mates in Nadir). Their Self-Titled debut release has two tracks and is…
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Boris With Merzbow ‘Gensho’ CD/LP/DD 2016

25th April 2016 at 5:39 pm

Boris With Merzbow

Gensho is a collaboration album, or rather it is two separate albums which the auditor is advised “are intended to be played at the same time at varying volumes so that the listener can experience their own “gensho/phenomenon” every time”. 50% of Gensho (one…
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H.P. Lovecraft ‘Hallowe’en In A Suburb And Others’ 7″ 2016

24th April 2016 at 2:31 pm

H.P. Lovecraft

Once again spoken arts label Caddabra Records bring us a new Lovecraftian release, this time a 7 inch EP entitled Hallowe’en In A Suburb And Others. As with their The Hound & The Music Of Erich Zann LP, Andrew Lemon is the reader, this…
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Blood Ceremony ‘Lord Of Misrule’ CD/LP/DD 2016

22nd April 2016 at 6:39 pm

Blood Ceremony

Canadian Folk Horror Doomers Blood Ceremony return with their fourth studio album Lord Of Misrule. The linear notes explain the origins of the title: “In a tradition that dates back to Late Antiquity, the Lord Of Misrule or “Abbot Of Unreason” was the doomed…
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H.P. Lovecraft ‘The Hound & The Music Of Erich Zann’ LP 2016

16th January 2016 at 2:44 pm

H.P. Lovecraft

It could be argued that H. P. Lovecraft‘s connection with heavy and weird music was cemented with the inclusion of Behind The Wall Of Sleep – a track inspired by HPL‘s 1919 short story Beyond The Wall Of Sleep – on Sabbath’s 1970 debut….
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Mansion ‘Altar Sermon’ 12″/DD 2015

17th December 2015 at 7:07 pm

Mansion

I’ve been a fan of Finland’s creepy Kartonistic Christian cult pop doomers Mansion since 2013’s debut We Shall Live EP. Now at the tail-end of 2015 we have their fourth offering, the Altar Sermon EP, and for what we are about to receive may…
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Temple Of Void ‘Of Terror And The Supernatural’ CD/CS/DD Reissue 2015

11th September 2015 at 7:22 pm

Temple Of Void

Temple Of Void are a death/doom five piece from Detroit, Michigan, USA. Together since 2013, Of Terror And The Supernaturalis their first full length release (originally coming out in 2014 on Saw Her Ghost and Rain Without End Records, re-released this year on Shadow…
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Carlton Melton ‘Out To Sea’ CD/LP

11th June 2015 at 7:46 pm

Carlton Melton

They call it Dome Rock. Improvised, experimental, instrumental, psychedelic movements built out of drums, guitar, bass, and (in the case of their latest release only occasional) synthesisers. They call themselves Carlton Melton and on the bio page of their website there’s an adroit little…
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Lasers From Atlantis – S/T – CS/DD Reissue 2015

14th May 2015 at 7:15 pm

Lasers From Atlantis - S/T

Lasers From Atlantis comprise of two synthesiser players (playing more than two synthesisers) Volkan Kiziltug and Aubrey Jackson Blake, drummer Pat Oddi, and guitarist and vocalist Theo Carnegy Tan. They are no more – or at least, not currently active – having called it…
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