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Sammal ‘No. 2’ CD/LP 2014

18th May 2014 at 11:00 am

Sammal

Sammal got complaints about their EP from reviewers. Apparently the lyrics where not very understandable. That is not highly surprising in the least, since everything is Finnish and typical at that, it almost sounds like a record that could be played at the local…
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Thine ‘The Dead City Blueprint’ CD 2014

21st April 2014 at 11:15 am

Thine

Renown for recruiting some of the most influential doom/gothic turned progressive metal outfits in the past 25 years, Peaceville Records brings us their latest gem in Thine‘s ‘The Dead City Blueprint‘. Thine could actually be considered a ‘new-old’ entity, having formed in 1995 (West…
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Nightsatan ‘Nightsatan And The Loops Of Doom’ CD/DVD 2014

16th April 2014 at 9:41 am

Nightsatan

We live in an age where a hell of a lot of people (myself included) seem to love soundtrack albums, especially those of 70s/80s horror and sci-fi films. The ‘Nightsatan And The Loops of Doom’ soundtrack has all the squakky synths, big reverb toms,…
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The Golden Grass – S/T – CD/LP/DD 2014

7th April 2014 at 10:27 am

The Golden Grass - S/T

I’m a suspicious kind of guy, what can I say? Maybe it has something to do with the policing here in the United Kingdom, maybe it has something to do with reading Nietzsche at a young age… whatever it is, I’m a cynic. So…
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Psyche Bugyo ‘Psychedelic Judgeman Comes, He Has The Cherry Blossom On The Shoulder’ DD 2014

28th March 2014 at 10:44 am

Psyche Bugyo

If there’s one band that pretty much defines ‘prolific’, it’s Acid Mothers Temple (Merzbow doesn’t count as there’s a sneaking suspicion that he is actually a complex flesh-coated signal generator of some kind). There are at least 50 offshoot bands out there, and while…
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Menace ‘Impact Velocity’ CD/DD 2014

13th March 2014 at 10:10 am

Menace

Longstanding extreme metal guitarist and prolific mastermind Mitch Harris returns with his latest creative project in Menace‘s ‘Impact Velocity’. Deemed a “result of his life’s work,” Harris delivers what could be considered his first proper solo effort, and it seems appropriate at this point…
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Landskap ‘I’ LP/DD 2014

5th March 2014 at 9:47 am

Landskap

Landskap is a new UK band with members of Serpent Cult, Pantheist, Fen and Dead Existence, on their debut they show that apart from playing ridiculously heavy music in their other bands, these guys can also get their groove on! ‘I’ is an album…
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Fossils ‘Flesh Hammer’ LP/DD 2014

3rd March 2014 at 10:19 am

Fossils

Fossils are a Danish noise rock duo who play drums and bass guitar. They are about to release their second album. The album is called ‘Flesh Hammer’. The name sounds unpleasantly like that of a sex-toy. It is produced by Klaus “Q” Hedegaard Nielsen…
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Messenger ‘Illusory Blues’ CD/LP/DD 2014

26th February 2014 at 9:29 am

Messenger

Messenger have a lot of cool things on their side: from their record sleeve to their famous supporters, they’ve built an incredible machine behind their new record. Rygg, of Ulver, says that you should expect big things from this record. But whoever wrote their…
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Black Pussy / Biblical Proof Of UFO’s – Split LP/DD 2013

19th February 2014 at 11:37 am

Black Pussy / Biblical Proof Of UFO’s - Split

Portland ‘Stoner-Pop’ band Black Pussy apparently derived their somewhat controversial name from The Rolling Stones’ ‘Brown Sugar’. The band are adamant it isn’t intended to offend anyone, arguing it represents the rock’n’roll spirit of the 1970s, the decade in which the groovy space rock…
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