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Taurus ‘No/Thing’ CD/LP/DD 2014

31st March 2014 at 8:38 am

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Stevie Floyd and Ashley Spungin can be considered doom high priestesses – if you’ve yet to check out either of their previous projects, Dark Castle or Purple Rhinestone Eagle, then you ought to be thoroughly ashamed of yourself; rectify that immediately. My first encounter…
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TAURUS: Dark Avant Doom Duo Premieres New Psalm At A.V. Club; Official Release Of No/Thing Looms

28th March 2014 at 1:36 pm

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With the official unveiling of No/Thing, the forthcoming new offering from psychedelic doom/drone duo, TAURUS, less than a week away, The Onion’s A.V. Club brings you fourth movement, “Increase Aloneness,” featuring guest vocal infusions by longtime comrade/producer, Billy Anderson. Elaborates A.V. Club of the…
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TAURUS: Psychedelic Blackened Doom Duo Premieres New Hymn Via Cvlt Nation

26th February 2014 at 10:22 am

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Portland-based psychedelic blackened doom/drone channellers, TAURUS — featuring Stevie Floyd of Dark Castle and Ashley Spungin, formerly of Purple Rhinestone Eagle/Negative Queen – are pleased to premiere a brand new hymn from their impending new long player, No/Thing. Recorded to two-inch tape at Cloud…
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TAURUS: Psychedelic Doom Duo To Unleash New Album; Pre-Orders Available; Band To Bring Audio Explorations To Europe

7th February 2014 at 2:50 pm

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Portland-based psychedelic doom/drone duo, TAURUS, featuring Stevie Floyd of Dark Castle and Ashley Spungin, formerly of Purple Rhinestone Eagle/Negative Queen, are pleasured to unveil the details of their forthcoming new full-length, No/Thing. Recorded to two-inch tape at Portland’s Cloud City Studios by iconic sound…
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STEVIE FLOYD Split With AERIAL RUIN Now Available

2nd August 2013 at 8:45 am

Stevie Floyd & Erik Moggridge

The eclectic collaboration between AERIAL RUIN, the gloom-trodden solo outfit featuring former Old Grandad/ Drift Of A Curse/Epidemic mastermind ERIK MOGGRIDGE, and Dark Castle/Taurus guitarist/demoness STEVIE FLOYD, is officially available for human consumption! An eerily cerebral creation of acoustic solitude and sonic disease, the…
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STEVIE FLOYD: Dark Castle/Taurus Priestess To Release Split With AERIAL RUIN

4th July 2013 at 9:13 am

Stevie Floyd & Erik Moggridge

Dark Castle/Taurus priestess STEVIE FLOYD and AERIAL RUIN, the gloom-trodden solo outfit featuring former Old Grandad/Drift Of A Curse/Epidemic mastermind Erik Moggridge, recently joined creative forces for an eclectic split release. A wholly absorbing, folk-centric offering, the collaboration finds Floyd and Moggridge posing as…
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Taurus ‘Life’ LP/CD/Digital 2012

6th August 2012 at 7:59 am

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When I heard that Stevie Floyd of doom duo Dark Castle had formed a psychedelic doom side-project with Ashley Spungin of Purple Rhinestone Eagle I, like many people, was pretty excited. Floyd’s work with Dark Castle has been among some of the more exciting…
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TAURUS LP Teaser Available At BrooklynVegan

9th July 2012 at 10:21 am

Taurus - Photo by Veleda Thorsson

The sound slingers at BrooklynVegan are streaming Side A of Life, the debut LP from subsonic psychedelic doom duo TAURUS. The band features Stevie Floyd of Dark Castle and Ashley Spungin, formerly of Purple Rhinestone Eagle. Together they’ve crafted one menacing, 35-minute movement which…
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TAURUS To Release Debut Full-Length; Band To Embark On North American Summer Excursion With Agalloch

15th June 2012 at 11:13 am

Taurus - Photo by Veleda Thorsson

Portland, Oregon subsonic psychedelic doom duo TAURUS, featuring Stevie Floyd of Dark Castle and Ashley Spungin, formerly of Purple Rhinestone Eagle, today announce the release of their debut full-length entitled Life. Set for release on July 5, Life is one haunting, 35-minute movement recorded…
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