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Misty Morning ‘Martian Pope’ CDEP 2008

7th August 2008 at 8:56 am

Misty Morning

Ok quiz time, how many Italian rock bands can you name? Paul Chain, Death SS, Rawpower, Negazione, Ufomammut, El Thule, Lacuna Coil, Bulldozer (!!!??). Starting to run out of options? Yeah me too. It seems though that there is a real scene out there…
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They Are Cowards – S/T – CDEP 2008

14th July 2008 at 8:51 am

They Are Cowards - S/T - CDEP 2008

I got a story for this one; Something foul keeps getting up your nose, the stench is coming from the house at the end of the road. Curious you edge closer, cautious of the low-end sonic emissions emanating from the crumbling walls. You walk…
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Misericorde ‘Soundscapes For The Disenchanted’ CDEP 2008

8th July 2008 at 9:01 am

Misericorde

What were you up to in 1987? I was busy bombing down hills on my crappy skateboard and going bleary eyed kicking ass on my newly bought Spectrum. But, completely unbeknown to me it was this very year that one of the all-time seminal…
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Crawe ‘Doomed To Fail’ Demo 2008

12th June 2008 at 9:18 am

Crawe

The doom/sludge/heavy shit scene appears to be going through an unprecedented time at the moment with the amount of bands out there playing the aforementioned styles, and here is another recent addition to the fold in the shape of Crawe from Huddersfield. From the…
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Trippy Wicked & The Cosmic Children Of The Knight ‘Imaginarianism’ CDEP 2008

15th March 2008 at 8:53 am

Trippy Wicked And The Cosmic Children Of The Knight

Where do I start? Trippy Wicked, or to give them their full name Trippy Wicked and the Cosmic Children of the Knight are a bit of a conundrum. This two piece from St Albans class themselves as “a mix of rock n roll, stoner,…
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Volition – S/T – Demo 2007

1st February 2007 at 9:06 am

Volition - S/T - Demo 2007

This is the debut release from Volition who hail from the cold dark depths of the North West of England and boy does it show in their music! They’ve been around now for about 18 months and have already built up quite a following…
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Grifter ‘Elephantine’ Demo 2005

9th January 2006 at 8:50 am

Grifter

I’d been eagerly awaiting this debut demo for sometime now from new kid of British Stoner Rock Grifter and it sure as hell didn’t disappoint! This Plymouth based trio kick out 3 solid Blues infested Stoner Rock tracks with an amazing amount of flare…
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Mothertrucker ‘The Last Ride Of Dr Sanchez’ CD 2005

21st October 2005 at 9:16 am

Mothertrucker

When I first heard about this band, the name conjured up images of some long haired, bearded, redneck southern rock band, OK I may have hit on a stereotype here but this really couldn’t be further from the truth. This four piece, to my…
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Outburst ‘100 Tonnes Of Stone’ CDEP 2005

17th March 2005 at 8:58 am

Outburst

‘100 Tonnes of Stone’ is the latest self financed release from Leicester’s Outburst who dish out some pretty dirty, riff driven Stoner Rock. This 6 track demo kicks off proceedings with a groovy little instrumental ‘S-9000’ which is full of thick guitar riffs &…
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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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