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Damnation Festival 2015 – Review By Dan Hunt

21st November 2015 at 3:29 pm

Damnation Festival 2015 - At The Gates

I hadn’t been planning on going to Damnation Festival this year but a triple whammy of spare ticket, spare car-seat and spare hotel room is a powerful cocktail, and a hard one to refuse. So It is with the spirit of having no idea…
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Damnation 2015: Final Bands Announced Join AT THE GATES, HIGH ON FIRE, MONO & More!

20th September 2015 at 4:12 pm

Damnation Festival 2015

As Damnation Festival fast approaches its 2015 edition, the final bands have now been announced. The first of which is Celtic Metallers Primordial, who’ll headline this year’s Terrorizer Stage, vocalist Nemtheanga commented on the appearance… “We are delighted to return to Damnation Festival this…
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Jorge Miguel’s Top 10 Albums Of 2014

2nd January 2015 at 12:15 pm

Jorge Miguel

It’s that time again, when we, music lovers, choose the best albums of the year – the ones that stood out the most. It’s always a fun activity, and this year is no exception. So, here are my top ten. 10. DNMF – S/T…
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Dave Bowes’ Heavy Vibes Of 2014

27th December 2014 at 11:30 am

Dave Bowes

I’ll admit it right off the bat – I’m shite at these things. I’m either completely predictable and return to old favourites, or I’m easily swayed and love everything and everyone. This year, I did both. Bands I love have released some bloody great…
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MONO Share An Excerpt Of New Track Recoil, Ignite From Forthcoming Album Rays Of Darkness

17th September 2014 at 6:50 pm

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MONO have just shared the first taste of Rays Of Darkness, the second of two albums the Japanese experimental rock band are releasing in October. The track, Recoil, Ignite is arguably the heaviest instrumental excursion the quartet have ever laid to tape, indicative of…
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MONO Announce Details For 2 New Albums & Winter 2014 Euro Tour Dates Confirmed

4th September 2014 at 10:31 am

MONO

Japanese instrumental rock band, MONO, have unveiled details of their next release and subsequent tour. The quartet will be releasing not one, but two, albums this October, and will embark on a full European tour shortly afterwards. You can hear a track from the…
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MONO: Complete Work On New Album; Where We Begin Clip Available To Stream

22nd July 2014 at 9:02 pm

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Japanese instrumental rock band, MONO, have confirmed that work is complete on their next release, and have unveiled the first snippet of new material. A short clip of the track Where We Begin plays at the beginning of a video blog featuring Japanese mountineer,…
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Uneven Eleven / Dick Fifty / Cru Servers @ Mono, Glasgow 27/05/2013

11th June 2013 at 9:15 am

Uneven Eleven / Dick Fifty / Cru Servers @ Mono, Glasgow 27/05/2013

Perhaps we’ve been spoiled. What with the impromptu meeting of Kan Mikami, Alex Neilson and Jandek earlier in the year, and last year’s solo vocal performance from Keiji Haino, maybe Glasgow crowds have become immune to the draw of these once-in-a-lifetime performances. Or maybe…
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MONO ‘For My Parents’ CD/LP 2012

15th January 2013 at 9:46 am

MONO ‘For My Parents’ CD/LP 2012

I’ve always been a massive video game nerd and the aspect of a game that will often make or break the experience for me is the music. If you’re going to be spending a large chunk of your life with a game then the…
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MONO UK Tour Kicks Off Tonight In Bristol

1st December 2012 at 2:54 pm

Mono - UK Tour 2012

The wait is finally over, MONO‘s UK tour commences tonight. Here is a reminder of the tour dates promoted by One Inch Badge: Dec 1st – Bristol, The Exchange Dec 2nd – Manchester, Sound Control Dec 3rd – Glasgow, Oran Mor Dec 7th –…
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