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Terzij De Horde ‘Self’ CD/LP/DD 2015

10th November 2015 at 3:17 pm

Terzij De Horde

And here it is, the debut album by black metal trailblazers Terzij De Horde from Utrecht, the Netherlands. The progressive black metal band has created quite a name for itself in the genre with releases filled with stunning beauty and at the same time…
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MAKE ‘The Golden Veil’ LP/DD 2015

10th September 2015 at 8:07 pm

MAKE

Anyone familiar with Chapel Hill, NC’s ‘surface scene’ is probably aware of its longstanding history of American conservatism gift wrapped with Southern ‘charm’ and ‘old money’; despite this pervasive vibe, pockets of rebellion exist – music venues like the Local 506 and Cat’s Cradle,…
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Serial Hawk ‘Searching For Light’ CD/LP/DD 2015

6th September 2015 at 12:19 pm

Serial Hawk

Seattle doom newcomers Serial Hawk recently signed to Bleeding Light Records to release Searching for Light, their debut full length record. The three piece have developed quite the reputation for their devastating, wall of sound live shows and their swelling cascades of riffs are…
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Sorxe ‘Surrounded By Shadows’ CD/DD 2014

31st August 2014 at 11:10 am

Sorxe

Some bands, for better or worse, fall into easily outlined genre definitions. They take the conventions of an established genre and carry them to their fullest extent, resulting in either an exciting litany or a churn of tiresome bullshit. Then there are bands that…
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Clouds Taste Satanic ‘To Sleep Beyond The Earth’ CD/DD 2014

29th June 2014 at 11:56 am

Clouds Taste Satanic

Clouds Taste Satanic hail from Brooklyn, New York. Some members apparently were in a “post rock” group. They have one of the coolest band names ever, and I love this record! To Sleep Beyond The Earth is the debut recording for Clouds Taste Satanic,…
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Dwell ‘Far Dark Helm’ LP/DD 2014

28th June 2014 at 10:47 am

Dwell

Dwell hail from Oakland, California and have forged a sound that is influenced by doom acts such as Pallbearer, Mar Des Grises and Tombs and by post core gods such as Neurosis, Isis and Cult Of Luna. Add to that a smudge of blackened…
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Khuda ‘Molasses Constricts The Clinostat’ LP/DD 2014

4th June 2014 at 8:51 am

Khuda

Khuda are a guitar and drum duo, originally from Leeds, now separated by a thousand miles or so with one member (drummer Steve Myles) still in the UK and the other (guitarist Tom Brooke) living in Finland. Brooke uses a Boss RC-20 Loop Station…
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Dirge ‘Hyperion’ CD/LP/DD 2014

5th March 2014 at 9:42 am

Dirge

First of all I would like to say that this particular sort of music is a pretty new genre in itself and I myself am a new fan of mixing hardcore, post-hardcore, post-core etc with heavier influences such as sludge, stoner or just heavy…
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Near Grey ‘The Herschel Central Peak’ DD 2013

5th December 2013 at 11:31 am

Near Grey

For some time now in the music community, attaching the prefix “post-“ to a genre has been a convenient way for artists to declare their musical roots and leanings, and then diverge from them in any number of ways, depending on the given artist….
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The Moth ‘They Fall’ CD/LP/DD 2013

9th November 2013 at 9:23 am

The Moth

Let’s travel back in time to 2006, or more specifically to ‘The Beast Presents: Invaders’ – a well-celebrated compilation album released by Kemado Records. Perfectly encapsulating a stoner moment in time, the record featured a group of bands who stood at the forefront of…
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