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Bad Guys ‘Bad Guynaecology’ LP/CD/DD 2015

7th June 2015 at 1:57 pm

Bad Guys

Labels are convenient. They help us recover lost items, take the right medication and stop that twat Gary from finance eating our defenceless lunch. In the world of music, and metal in particular, they act as a convenient handle on whether we’ll dig a…
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Sloath ‘Deep Mountain’ LP/DD 2014

7th January 2015 at 11:48 am

Sloath

Stoner metal is a genre thrown around a bit freely, in my opinion – if a band is really tight, really together, really clean – well, it doesn’t fit the genre descriptor, y’know? You can have as many bad weed references in your song…
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Art Of Burning Water ‘Living Is For Giving, Dying Is For Getting’ LP/DD 2014

17th December 2014 at 9:24 am

Art Of Burning Water

It’s strange to think that Art Of Burning Water formed over twelve years ago when you consider how much of a fresh and vital piece of the UK’s heavy underground music scene they are today. The fairly recent addition of young Kunal Nandi on…
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Blown Out ‘Drifting Way Out Between Suns’ CD/LP/DD 2014

16th November 2014 at 10:52 am

Blown Out

Ah… Mike Vest. How many bands can an axe slinger take on in any given amount of time? How many ‘waster lead, face slashing, freaked out, black-hole-psychedelic-deathtoll-car-crash-blues-jams’ can a man stand? Quite a few, it seems. In Blown Out,  he’s joined by John-Michael Hedley…
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Earthling Society ‘England Have My Bones’ LP/CS/DD 2014

31st July 2014 at 10:38 am

Earthling Society

How’s about some roaring pagan magick-music to wet your summertime whistle? Earthling Society’s long-delayed platter of lysergic love-cookies (four of them) comes dusted with the musical equivalent of popping candy. Of course, like all good med-heads, they’re into the classic Teutonic grooves of Can…
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Kawabata Makoto’s Mainliner UK & Ireland Tour Rolls Into Action Next Week

10th September 2013 at 4:08 pm

Kawabata Makoto

Reformed Japanese noise-rock legends Mainliner, (now dubbed Kawabata Makoto’s Mainliner) tour the UK & Ireland this month. Led by surviving members guitar guru Kawabata Makoto and drummer Koji Shimura (both also of Acid Mothers Temple) the trio is completed by new boy Taigen Kawabe…
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Dethscalator ‘Racial Golf Course No Bitches’ LP/DD 2013

2nd September 2013 at 9:13 am

Dethscalator

The recent furore at Muirfield Golf Club opened much debate over whether it was acceptable to have a ‘no women’ policy in the 21st century. Surely, this would be as good a time as any to weigh up what Dethscalator have to say on…
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Gunslingers ‘Massacre-Rock Deviant Inquisitors’ 12″ 2013

26th August 2013 at 9:33 am

Gunslingers

While it’s undoubtedly fair to say that France’s Gunslingers are a rock & roll band at heart, it’d perhaps be more accurate to say that they’re a little bit different from the usual leather jacketed garage rock mob that also try to fly the…
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GUNSLINGERS Premier New Video; New Album ‘Massacre-Rock Deviant Inquisitors’ Now Available

15th August 2013 at 2:23 pm

Gunslingers

This month saw the release of a new vinyl only release by cult French band GUNSLINGERS (a trio featuring prolific guitar guru GR and Antoine & Matthieu of Aluk Todolo on Drums and bass respectively). The 12″/EP (call it what you will) is called…
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Kawabata Makoto’s Mainliner ‘Revelation Space’ CD/LP/CS/DD 2013

30th July 2013 at 8:24 am

Kawabata Makoto’s Mainliner

To those who’d forgotten, Mainliner were one of the countless Acid Mothers Temple splinter groups who aimed to out-fuzz, out-rock and generally usurp every other band, ever. After releasing a spate of albums, CDrs and cassettes in the late 90s they disappeared but twelve…
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