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Uzala – S/T – LP 2011

12th December 2011 at 9:55 am

Uzala - ST - LP 2011

The popularity of doom metal seems to be on a constant upward curve, going as far as it can without submitting to the unaware squares of the “real world”. Each month brings a handful of new bands that release demos that they brand as…
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Pallbearer – S/T – CDEP 2010

31st December 2010 at 9:14 am

Pallbearer - S/T - CDEP 2010

When I was about 7 or 8 the original Star Wars was released at the cinema and I got taken to see it. I vividly remember as a little kid being overawed watching the Imperial craft slowly move over the screen, gradually filling it…
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Mourning Dawn ‘For The Fallen’ CD 2009

21st August 2009 at 9:11 am

Mourning Dawn

One of the virtues of heavy music being so relatively young a genre is that it can still be bent and twisted into ways that Robert Johnson would never imagined as he made his way to the crossroads to trade his soul for the…
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Nortt ‘Galgenfrist’ CD 2008

14th June 2008 at 9:06 am

Nortt

When I first got this CD I was abit under-whelmed with it compared to their other releases, but I’m glad to say a recent talk with the vocalist from Gloomy Sunday at the Bradford Heavy Fest inspired me to listen again. With this release…
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Paganus – S/T – CD 2008

7th April 2008 at 9:12 am

Paganus - S/T - CD 2008

The first thing I’ll say about this release is it’s certainly a grower, with more going on than first meets the eye. The subtly of this album became apparent to me by the amount of spins I had to give it to acquire any…
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Ocean ‘Here Where Nothing Grows’ CD 2005

24th December 2005 at 9:07 am

Ocean

If devastatingly Heavy Droned out Doom is your kinda thing, then Portland’s Ocean are certainly a band you should be checking out. ‘Here Where Nothing Grows’ is their debut release on Important Records and features 3 monstrously HEAVY tracks weighing in at a staggering…
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Mournful Congregation ‘The Dawning of Mournful Hymns’ CD 2002

21st May 2005 at 9:02 am

Mournful Congregation

Enter the congregation of some seriously slow and mournful DOOM, then prepare for a sermon of misery and sorrow. Would you believe it’s a Double CD? The sermon is certainly a long one!! A compilation of demo’s and promos spanning 7 years of audio…
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