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Mark Hunt-Bryden Takes A Look Back At 2013

17th December 2013 at 11:42 am

Waterways / Sons Of Alpha Centauri / Hotel Wrecking City Traders

When I came to look back over the course of the year I realised that I had actually racked up a lot of reviews. Having found the mainstream of heavy metal such a sad drag to write about, I failed to register a single…
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Introducing Myelin Constellation; A Multiple Sclerosis Benefit Compilation

2nd September 2013 at 10:08 am

Myelin Constellation Compilation - Volume 1

Matt Schmitz, he of Sleestak fame, recently contacted The Sleeping Shaman about a Multiple Sclerosis Benefit Compilation he’s putting together after his wife was diagnosed with this debilitating disease, read the official press statement from Matt below and please support this worthy cause… This…
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Sleestak ‘Book Of Hours’ CD/DD 2013

4th August 2013 at 8:32 am

Sleestak

Back in 2011 Milwauke based psychedelic, stoner quartet Sleestak unleashed one of my favourite releases of the year with the epic and psychotropic ‘The Fall of Altrusia’ concept album. For the best part of an hour the band explored the looping rise and fall…
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SLEESTAK: New EP ‘Book Of Hours’ Due In May 2013; Pre-Orders Now Available

2nd April 2013 at 12:13 pm

Sleestak 'Book Of Hours' Artwork

SLEESTAK have announced their forthcoming EP ‘Book Of Hours‘ for self-release at the end of May. Having taken a break from writing the next epic full length album and experiencing the first lineup change in ten years, the band decided to get down to…
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The Shaman’s Top 10 Albums of 2011

21st December 2011 at 9:32 am

Top 10 2011 - Across Tundras

I recently submitted this to the Roadburn Top 10 albums of the year, if you haven’t submitted yours yet, you can do so here, but I thought I’d post the list here as well. 2011 has been a seriously good year for releases, and…
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Sleestak: Q & A With Matt

16th December 2011 at 12:02 pm

Sleestak

Sleestak, not the humanoid lizard creature from The Land Of The Lost, nor a particular potent strain of dank, they are in fact a Wisconsin based 4 piece of dynamic proportions, laying down heavy doom atmospherics coupled with a science fiction outlook. 2011 also…
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The Sleeping Shaman T-Shirts Available At Supersonic 2011!

18th October 2011 at 11:59 am

The Sleeping Shaman T-Shirt

I’ve been umming and ahhing about printing some The Sleeping Shaman T-Shirts for a while now, but my indecisiveness did an about turn recently when the opportunity of having some awesome artwork commissioned by Matt of Orphic Art (who also plies his trade in…
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Sleestak ‘The Fall Of Altrusia’ CD 2011

24th July 2011 at 8:56 am

Sleestak

What’s that coming over the hill, is it a monster? Well yes actually it is. It’s a Sleestak and it’s lumbering towards us with a curious look in it’s large, bulbous, unblinking eyes, it is holding out something in it’s pincer like hands…. it’s…
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Sleestak ‘Skylon Express’ CD 2010

22nd September 2010 at 9:39 am

Sleestak

Sleestak, Library of Skulls – a clear reference to the mythical creatures from the seventies show Land Of The Lost and possibly a particularly virulent State side strain of weed, the lush tones of ‘Skylon Express’ conjures a mind altering, drug hazed blend of…
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