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VOLITION Parts Ways With Vocalist Paul; Writing New Album, Recording Planned For 2013

5th November 2012 at 1:02 pm

Volition

VOLITION have parted ways with vocalist Paul Gibson, instead of a replacement, the band have decided to continue as a four piece with Mark Burns adopting more duties in the vocal department. Guitarist Jas Murray commented on Paul’s departure… “We would like to thank Paul for…
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shEver ‘Rituals’ CD 2012

28th July 2012 at 8:29 am

shEver

Having been in existence since the early Noughties, Switzerland’s shEver have produced several self released albums and put in a good account of themselves at the usual festivals like Roadburn and Doom Shall Rise before joining the Totalrust Music stable to release this year’s…
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Botanist ‘III – Doom In Bloom/Allies’ 2xCD 2012

24th July 2012 at 8:19 am

Botanist

I’m always drawn to the rampant individualists in music, those brave souls who go out on a limb and plough their own furrow regardless of outside pressures or whether or not what they do is considered ‘cool’ by others. They’re in it simply in…
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shEver & Botanist: OUT NOW Via TotalRust Music

15th May 2012 at 11:41 am

TotalRust - Botanist & shEver Artwork

TOTALRUST MUSIC are pleased to announce the new albums of shEver (female Doom/Death from Switzerland) and Botanist (mysterious San Francisco act) are OUT NOW & Available. The official release date for both albums is May 25th, but the CD’s have now arrived so TotalRust…
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Tort – S/T – CD 2012

27th February 2012 at 9:56 am

Tort - S/T - CD 2012

Thrash metal. Doom metal. One an unrelenting and unforgivingly savage Minotaur trapped in the dungeon of its own manic psychosis; the other a noble warrior, battle-hardened and fearless in the face of both his enemies and the crushing might of Mother Nature. Its man…
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Lurk – S/T – CD 2012

10th February 2012 at 8:02 am

Lurk - S/T - CD 2012

With a front cover and inner sleeve featuring grisly images of the jaw lines of what look like mechanised, alien piranhas lurking (pun intended) in the murky depths of the blackest of oceans, it’s a telling sign that this isn’t going to sound exactly…
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TotalRust Sign The Doom Band shEver

14th January 2012 at 9:04 am

shEver

TotalRust is honoured to welcome the Doom band, shEver! These four witches from Switzerland play Sludge Doom Death that is nothing but crushing. They released an awesome first album (and one EP), had many live experiences over the years (including phenomenal performances at fine…
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Latest News From TotalRust Music

8th November 2011 at 11:39 am

TotalRust Music

TotalRust will release LURK’s debut release We are proud to announce that Lurk’s first full-length will be released through TotalRust. We stumbled upon this Finish band a few months ago and were blown away. This monster brings an eccentric mix of grim doom, death…
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Abysmal Darkening ‘No Light Behind…’ CD 2011

21st July 2011 at 9:15 am

Abysmal Darkening

Loathe as I am to use the description, I really cannot think of a better example of ‘Blackened Doom’ than Abysmal Darkening. Rather than being a Black Metal band with slow bits, or a Doom Metal band with corpse-shrieking vocals, what Abysmal Darkening play…
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Highgate ‘Black Frost Fallout’ CD 2011

18th July 2011 at 9:11 am

Highgate

Kentucky blackened sludge behemoths Highgate give us this ‘tying up the loose ends’ compilation of demo, live and unreleased tracks as a between-albums treat, following their monstrous ‘Shrines To The Warhead’ album of last year and whatever unholy filth they plan on vomiting forth…
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