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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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Connoisseur ‘Stoner Justice’ CD/LP/DD 2015

15th August 2015 at 1:42 pm

Connoisseur

Justice? J-U-S-T-I-C-E?!?!  Bahhhh… don’t believe in it; did once… well, never mind, that was quite a while ago… BUT… anyway… ”justice” as in “stoner justice”; as in Stoner Justice, the title of the only just released set of songs by the Oakland, California stoner metal…
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Isolation Tank / Art Of Burning Water – Split 7″/DD 2014

28th August 2014 at 10:25 am

Isolation Tank / Art Of Burning Water - Split

If there’s one thing that could never be aimed at either Isolation Tank or Art Of Burning Water, it’s that they do things by half measures. In fact, restraint seems a completely alien concept to these five ne’er-do-wells, this brief blast of filth, ire…
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Beg – S/T – LP/DD 2014

2nd August 2014 at 10:03 am

Beg - S/T

Featuring Grief from London-based filth-mongerers Art Of Burning Water on guitar and Elliot Smith from like-minded grinders The Afternoon Gentlemen on drums, Beg excel in the kind of power-violence oriented grind that hits as quickly and accurately as drive-bys. With fifteen short, brutal slabs…
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Noothgrush / Suppression – Split 5″ 2012

27th July 2012 at 8:35 am

Noothgrush / Suppression - Split 5" 2012

With the multitude of labels and bands sprouting up around the world, it’s easy to forget that slow was once very uncool. In the Nineties as in the Eighties, fast was the done thing in the underground as in the mainstream. There were no…
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Suffering Luna – S/T – LP 2011

17th July 2011 at 9:09 am

Suffering Luna - S/T - LP 2011

In the words of the Sun City Girls – who would know – ‘this is a bad dream’. An utterly warped, brain-curdling psychedelic fist, smashing through your frontal lobes and rendering you powerless (but not psychic), Suffering Luna are lysergic powerviolence in excelsis. Butthole…
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The Endless Blockade ‘Primitive’ CD/LP 2008

27th October 2008 at 2:43 pm

The Endless Blockade

Ah, the cleansing purity of noise. Like standing in the shower and feeling the shit wash away – itself a common ritual of symbolic purification. As you may already know, this furious outfit are from Toronto, and have been doing the usual stuff like…
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