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Earthless / Harsh Toke – Split – CD/LP/DD 2016

23rd May 2016 at 6:53 pm

Earthless / Harsh Toke - Split

I’ll admit it: I’m an addict. It’s got to the point now with new Earthless releases that I literally get giddy like a toddler in a sandpit every time a new one sails by atop of my newsfeed. New splits, new albums, new live…
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Davie Allan / Joel Grind – Split – 10″/CD/DD 2016

16th May 2016 at 7:21 pm

Davie Allan / Joel Grind - Split

“Of course it does, hahaha!”. This is my first thought when Davie Allan’s new jam, Recycled Too crunches in with motorcycles blasting and a big fat, snarling, fuzzed out riff. It’s been this way for 50 years, why bother changing that shit now? It…
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Gorilla / Grifter ‘Gorilla vs Grifter’ LP/CD/DD 2016

11th May 2016 at 7:03 pm

Gorilla / Grifter

This gem of a release from Hevisike Records features two hard hitting power trios from England who exist purely to celebrate their love of good old fashioned rock n roll. Packaged on swanky vinyl (which serves to highlight the unique and stunning artwork by…
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Primitive Man / Northless – Split LP/DD 2016

9th April 2016 at 8:34 am

Primitive Man / Northless - Split

If there’s a band out there with a name more appropriate to their music than Primitive Man then I don’t even want to know about it. This Denver trio have somehow discovered amplification before bothering to get around to things like the wheel or…
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Desert Storm / Suns Of Thunder – Split 7″ 2016

22nd March 2016 at 7:10 pm

Desert Storm / Suns of Thunder - Split 7"

Ready for Desertfest Berlin? Hell yeah you are! Tickets? Check. Euros? Check. Clean pants? Somewhere. Liver? Definitely! But wait, H42 Records are here ready and willing to help you prep yourself before you wreck yourself once again with a one-two combo of tasty hot…
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Torpor / Sonance – Split 12”/DD 2016

7th March 2016 at 7:08 pm

Torpor / Sonance - Split

Torpor and Sonance have shared a stage so many times that a split between the two was inevitable and, given that they are two of the most exciting bands the UK’s underground currently has to offer, the two of them pairing up is excellent…
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Funerary / Ooze – Split LP/DD 2015

18th November 2015 at 7:47 pm

Funerary / Ooze - Split

FUNERARY OOZE! A fine name for a band, but there’s two going on here. It’s called a split, and it was released a while ago on DIY label Midnite Collective in order to let us all know about two up-and-coming sludge and doom bands…
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Grey Widow / Sons Of Tonatiuh – Split CD/CS/DD 2015

25th September 2015 at 7:01 pm

Grey Widow / Sons Of Tonatiuh - Split

Released on CD, download and now obligatory cool retro cassette format through UK based Red Valley Records, this six track split features two tracks of hateful, down tuned sludge from Brighton noise crew Grey Widow and four of brutal, super heavy crust/sludge courtesy of…
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Nomad / Wort – Split – CD/DD 2015

28th July 2015 at 7:58 pm

Nomad / Wort - Split

A split release from Manchester’s own Nomad and Huddersfield’s Wort out on Red Valley Records. Seven songs in praise of heavy riffing and sludgy doom. That sounds rather good, doesn’t it? Both bands have demonstrated their art in previous releases. Nomad did an EP,…
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Bismuth / Undersmile – Split 12″/CS/DD 2013

2nd December 2013 at 1:34 pm

Bismuth / Undersmile - Split

Earlier this month, Nottingham’s Bismuth and Oxford’s Undersmile – “two of the UK’s heavyweights in female fronted doom and sludge” – digitally released a two track split. It is a record that does not disappoint. Bismuth are Joe Rawlings on drums, and Tanya Byrne…
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