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Take Over & Destroy ‘Rotten Tide’ Digital EP 2012

8th February 2012 at 8:22 am

Take Over & Destroy

In 2009 I reviewed an album by a band called Queen Beast. This was a savage, unhinged ride into oblivion that peeled back the psyche of the American Dream. Fast forward to the present and sadly it seems that they are no more, however…
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The Might Could – S/T – CD 2011

13th March 2011 at 9:07 am

The Might Could - S/T - CD 2011

So, you’re in a pretty successful, kick ass band, you’ve released a bunch of awesome albums, toured the world then one day it all goes tits up. What do you do? Well, if you’re Erik Larson you head home to Richmond, Virginia, lick your…
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Stone Axe / Mighty High – Split 7″ 2010

31st October 2010 at 9:12 am

Stone Axe / Mighty High - Split 7" 2010

So you’ve heard the proverbial saying about the unlucky loser who falls into a barrel of tits and comes out sucking his thumb? Well, Ripple Music at the moment seem to be riding a wave of good fortune and would be capable of falling…
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Stone Axe ‘II’ CD 2010

1st August 2010 at 9:03 am

Stone Axe

Imagine the scenario; at one stage all the greatest bands of the late 60’s and 70’s were struggling to catch a break…Free, Bad Company, AC/DC, Led Zep, The Faces, Kiss, Thin Lizzy…etc. One by one the Devil visits them and says “hey guys, you…
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Mighty High ‘Drops A Deuce’ 7″ 2009

31st July 2010 at 8:52 am

Mighty High

OK time for a quick bit of self realisation. Hands up who, for the most part, leads a fairly mundane existence? You know the type of thing; get up in the morning way too early, spend the best part of the day working a…
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Stone Axe / Sun Gods In Exile – Split 7″ 2010

17th July 2010 at 8:54 am

Stone Axe / Sun Gods In Exile - Split 7" 2010

In the whole history of art there are certain eras that stand out as capturing a moment such as expressionism, the art nouveau movement, the works of Jane Austen and the Bronte sisters, silent movies…etc and each has an influence on successive generations. Rock…
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Mondo Cada – S/T – CDEP 2009

18th July 2009 at 8:56 am

Mondo Cada - S/T - CDEP 2009

Writing this review is somewhat akin to writing an obituary as Mondo Cada hung up their guitars before this release even hit the streets…and this is a damn shame as these guys had that certain something that set them apart as special. I understand…
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El-Thule ‘No Guts, No Glory’ CD 2004

2nd March 2005 at 1:19 pm

El-Thule

They say looks can be deceiving and that’s certainly the case for El-Thule’s ‘No Guts, No Glory’ opus. When this little beauty dropped through my letterbox, the moment I laid eyes on the inlay, it had me convinced it was an all out, groove…
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