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Bismuth ‘Unavailing’ LP/CS/DD 2015

22nd December 2015 at 7:09 pm

Bismuth

Dry Cough Records, De Graanrepubliek Records, Box Records, Viral Age Records and Tartarus have all come together to make this release possible, which should give you some indication of how special it is. This is the Nottingham-based duo’s first full length record, with their…
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Ggu:ll ‘Waan:Hoon’ CS 2014

3rd May 2014 at 10:17 am

Ggu:ll

Something evil has awakened in the sewers of Tilburg. A vile monster, fed by the many years of musical warfare that has taken place in the hometown of the mighty Roadburn and Incubate festivals. The hideous creature goes by the name of Ggu:ll. A…
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Ortega ‘Crows’ CS 2014

3rd May 2014 at 10:14 am

Ortega

Ortega has been a rising star in the post core/ sludge/doom firmament for a while now and with this new cassette they prove to one of the best bands in the genre. Where they once may have stood on the shoulders of giants like…
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Download MEGALODOOM’s New EP ‘Tectonic Oblivion’ For Free

23rd April 2014 at 1:38 pm

Megalodoom

Humongous instrumental doom quartet MEGALODOOM (featuring members of Bismuth, Year Of The Flood, Nadir & Death Tripper) will be playing the official Desertfest warm up show tomorrow night at the Black Heart, so to celebrate, the band have just released their new EP ‘Tectonic…
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Ethereal Riffian ‘Aeonian’ CD/DD 2014

4th February 2014 at 12:07 pm

Ethereal Riffian

You know, being a reviewer definitely has it upsides. I get to sit here and listen to loads of new music from tons of different bands and get my musical horizons broadened on a daily basis. I also have the added benefit of perhaps…
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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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BISMUTH & GHOLD UK Tour Kicks Off This Week!

25th November 2013 at 8:54 am

Bismuth / Ghold - UK Tour 2013

After the recent announcement of the ultra heavy Split with UNDERSMILE, the drone doom twosome that is BISMUTH will be heading out on the road this week for a short UK tour with grunt and bass duo GHOLD, catch them at the following dates:…
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ORTEGA / OF SPIRE & THRONE Split Cassette Release ‘Serpents And Thrones’ & UK Tour Draws Closer

20th November 2013 at 1:11 pm

Ortega / Of Spire & Throne 'Serpents And Thrones' Split Artwork

Dutch ocean doomers ORTEGA bring their swirling, crushing, thalassic heaviness back to the shores of the UK. Expect salt-laden waves of Dutch DOOM. Joining them on the waves will be Edinburgh’s OF SPIRE & THRONE, dishing out their brutal, miserable doom extremity. Tartarus Records will…
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MEGALODOOM: ‘Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Grief’ Gets Limited Cassette Release

13th November 2013 at 12:07 pm

Megalodoom ‘Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Grief’ Artwork

With a name like MEGALODOOM, you should know what to expect. And indeed, its no surprise when you start cranking out their demo entitled Indiana Jones and the Temple of Grief, it’s the sort of downtuned, chunky, full-fat riffage we’ve come to expect from…
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BISMUTH & UNDERSMILE To Release Split On Vinyl & Cassette; Pre-Orders & Stream Now Available

13th November 2013 at 11:44 am

Bismuth / Undersmile - Split - Vinyl & Cassette

Amp worship meets agonizing doom. Finally a split release between two of UK’s heavyweights in female fronted doom and sludge. BISMUTH from Nottingham offer Collapse, a worthy follow-up to the Eternal Marshes demo tape, released last year. More bleak drone landscapes and torturous vocals…
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