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Sunn O))) ‘Kannon’ CD/LP/DD 2015

14th December 2015 at 7:21 pm

Sunn O)))

Sunn O))) have made a career out of taking their ‘signature’ sound, huge walls of reverberating guitars that punch holes in space-time, and adding new elements as the releases progress. Whether it’s Atila Csihar’s ritual vocalisations, sudden trombone invasions or even the obvious-in-hindsight chatter…
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BIG|BRAVE ‘Au De La’ CD/LP/DD 2015

9th October 2015 at 7:08 pm

BIG|BRAVE

If a band can sound both abrasive and introspective in equal measure, then that is the sound of Montreal’s BIG|BRAVE. On Au De La, their second full-length and first venture with legendary label Southern Lord, they run the gamut from slow, steady doom to…
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Black Breath ‘Slaves Beyond Death’ CD/LP/DD 2015

7th October 2015 at 7:06 pm

Black Breath

Hmmmm. You know that feeling you get when you can see entirely where a band are journeying to and you know exactly why they’ve gone there, yet you’re still not sure you really like where they spit you back out? Good. I guess that’s…
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Goatsnake ‘Black Age Blues’ CD/LP/DD 2015

8th July 2015 at 6:55 pm

Goatsnake

The gentle patter of rain on a tin roof, a harmonica chiming in the night, the imposing calm of a church amid a clouded woodland, sundials in the shade – some things in life are simply meant to be timeless. The humble blues itself…
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Pelican ‘The Cliff’ 12″/DD 2015

20th April 2015 at 7:08 pm

Pelican

Illinois post-rock veterans Pelican may not have reached the same level of popularity as a number of their peers (but realistically who has reached the same kind of cult status as Isis?) but around fifteen years into their career, it’s clear that there’s a…
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Warhorse ‘As Heaven Turns To Ash…/I Am Dying’ LP/DD Reissue 2015

6th April 2015 at 9:16 am

Warhorse

As Heaven Turns to Ash… is one of those records that you read about, a record that casts a long shadow over doom itself, but yet can never find to hear. I’d never heard the record itself until now, but I’ve read much about…
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Xibalba ‘Tierra Y Libertad’ CD/LP/DD 2015

22nd February 2015 at 1:35 pm

Xibalba

Xibalba are a death metal/hardcore band from Pomona, California and Tierra Y Libertad is their third album. Signed to Southern Lord, and employed legendary cover artist Dan Seagrave to do their album art shows that they’re serious about being a contender in this world….
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Stream Justin Broadrick’s Remix On Pelican’s New EP ‘The Cliff’: To Be Released Via Southern Lord 23 February

15th February 2015 at 12:21 pm

Pelican

Noisey are streaming Justin Broadrick’s remix of The Cliff by Chicago’s esteemed instrumental quartet PELICAN , taken from their new EP on Southern Lord  to be released this month. Listen to The Cliff (Justin Broadrick Remix at https://soundcloud.com/pelican-song/02-the-cliff-justin-broadrick-remix. About The Cliff EP… Allen Epley…
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WARHORSE: Classic Track ‘Doom’s Bride’ Now Streaming; ‘As Heaven Turns To Ash… /I Am Dying’ Reissue To Be Released Via Southern Lord

15th February 2015 at 12:12 pm

Warhorse Band Shot

Southern Lord will reissue the As Heaven Turns To Ash… debut and subsequent I Am Dying EP from short-lived, iconic Massachusetts doom conjurors, WARHORSE. Long out-of-print, fervently sought after, and unconditionally vital in foreshadowing the plethora of current acts who indulge in slow, self-possessed,…
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GOATSNAKE Announces European Tour; New Album Details Soon To Be Revealed

29th January 2015 at 10:43 pm

Goatsnake - Photo by Joshua Ford

Los Angeles, California’s GOATSNAKE has announced further live dates in Europe, kicking off at the end of May with their set at Temples Festival, and taking the band through territories new to them. This news comes alongside the completion of the recording of the band’s…
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