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Ollie Stygall’s 2014 Year Round Up

23rd December 2014 at 10:10 am

Ollie Stygall - Photo by Sean Larkin

As the sun begins to set on yet another year and our esteemed editor asks us for our views on the musical output we have experienced over the past 12 months I find myself left with a fairly hollow feeling about the current state…
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Goatess / Serpent Venom / Sigiriya / Pist @ The Star & Garter, Manchester 09/05/2014

16th May 2014 at 10:19 am

Goatess @ The Star & Garter, Manchester 09/05/2014

The debut outing for Goatess in Manchester got off to a rocky start, running almost two hours late due to horrendous traffic issues for both Serpent Venom and the headliners. However, this didn’t seem to dampen the spirits early on and has now almost…
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SERPENT VENOM: Details Of New Album ‘Of Things Seen & Unseen’ Announced; UK Tour With GOATESS Starts Tonight

9th May 2014 at 12:53 pm

Serpent Venom - Photo by Antony Roberts

The 2014 release of the album ‘Of Things Seen & Unseen‘ marks a new beginning for SERPENT VENOM. Conceived in 2008, SERPENT VENOM, hailing from London and Hertfordshire, brought their brand of 70’s tinged, traditional heavy doom to a wide audience across the UK,…
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Sigiriya ‘Darkness Died Today’ CD/DD 2014

7th May 2014 at 9:11 am

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When 4/5 of Welsh stoner legends Acrimony reunited to form Sigiriya expectations were naturally high but the band were keen to prove themselves as an entity in their own right. Their debut album, ‘Return To Earth’ was more than enough to lay the ghosts…
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GOATESS: Short UK Tour Kicks Off This Friday; Support From Sigiriya, Serpent Venom & Grimpen Mire

6th May 2014 at 11:30 am

Goatess

Heavy Stoner Doomers GOATESS, who feature the presence of Swedish cult doom metal legend Chritus Linderson (Lord Vicar, Saint Vitus, Terra Firma, Count Raven) on vocals, will be hitting the shores of Blighty this Friday for a short run of gigs. Support on all…
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Candlelight Records Sign Doom Rockers SIGIRIYA

12th February 2014 at 11:33 am

Sigiriya

Candlelight Records today announces the signing of Welsh doom rockers SIGIRIYA. Beneath the soil of a Welsh valley a heavy metal life-force regained strength: rising from the ashes of psychedelic doom merchants Acrimony, SIGIRIYA was born. Not wanting the limitations of reforming a project…
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SIGIRIYA: New Track ‘Tribe Of The Old Oak’ Now Streaming At The Obelisk

17th December 2013 at 1:14 pm

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It is with elation to post the news that Heavy Welsh Rockers SIGIRIYA are back and have penned early 2014 for the release, with an as yet unnamed label, of their 2nd album ‘Darkness Died Today’ and now, the web portal of Doom, The…
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Roadburn Festival 2012 Audio Streams From Yob, Ancestors, Black Cobra, Sigiriya, Bong And More

7th June 2012 at 12:52 pm

Roadburn 2012 – Yob

On the first day of Roadburn 2012, there were 26 different shows. On the second, 25. By the time Saturday ended, another 26 terrific sets had been delivered. And another 12 during the Afterburner. Obviously, only some kind of alien creature spawned by the…
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ORCHID Release New Official Video + Euro Tour 2012 With Sigiriya & Lord Vicar

8th March 2012 at 9:52 am

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San Francisco’s Retro Doomers ORCHID unleash a new official video, which you can view below, for the title track off their album ‘Capricorn’ which was released by The Church Within in 2011. The band will also perform at this year’s Desertfest (London, UK) and…
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Morrowfest 2012: Tickets Still Available + More Bands Confirmed

7th March 2012 at 11:17 am

Morrowfest 2012

Tickets for Morrowfest 2012 are still available for £15 + booking fee, the date is Sunday 13th May 2012 at Rock City, Nottingham, and will be a celebration of the life of John Paul Morrow with all proceeds being donated to Ethical Kidney Research….
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