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Sandy Williamson Top 10 Albums Of 2015

2nd January 2016 at 11:54 am

Sandy-Williamson

10. Coffins ‘Craving To Eternal Slumber’ One of the shortest releases on my list, but from one of my favourite Japanese bands, and one of my favourite death/doom bands period. Coffins drag their death metal from the sludgiest, darkest places and craft riffs from…
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Angela Davey’s Top 10 Albums Of 2015

21st December 2015 at 7:13 pm

Angela Davey

10. Svalbard ‘One Day All This Will End’ My first experience with this band was seeing them support Celeste at The Underworld, back in August. I was immediately blown away by their passion and the dual vocals were certainly a winner. Aside from liking…
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Bloodcult Reformed – In Honour Of Paul Van Linden @ The Cellar, Birmingham 21/11/2015

28th November 2015 at 1:53 pm

Undersmile @ Bloodcult Reformed, Birmingham 21/11/2015

I’d been looking forward to this show for ages, yet it felt somehow weird to say as much. And after the truly horrific events that took place in Paris on Friday 13th November, it honestly felt like even more of a coming together of…
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Damnation Festival 2015 – Review By Dan Hunt

21st November 2015 at 3:29 pm

Damnation Festival 2015 - At The Gates

I hadn’t been planning on going to Damnation Festival this year but a triple whammy of spare ticket, spare car-seat and spare hotel room is a powerful cocktail, and a hard one to refuse. So It is with the spirit of having no idea…
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Damnation 2015: Final Bands Announced Join AT THE GATES, HIGH ON FIRE, MONO & More!

20th September 2015 at 4:12 pm

Damnation Festival 2015

As Damnation Festival fast approaches its 2015 edition, the final bands have now been announced. The first of which is Celtic Metallers Primordial, who’ll headline this year’s Terrorizer Stage, vocalist Nemtheanga commented on the appearance… “We are delighted to return to Damnation Festival this…
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Undersmile ‘Anhedonia’ CD/LP/DD 2015

15th May 2015 at 6:46 pm

Undersmile 'Anhedonia'

Undersmile are one of the UK’s brightest hopes in the doom scene. Having bulldozed everyone with their stunning debut, Narwhal, the band are now unleashing their 70+ minute opus Anhedonia, to an eager public. Anhedonia is proving to be a much more experimental force…
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Roadburn Festival 2015 – Day 3 Review By Pete Green

22nd April 2015 at 6:58 pm

Roadburn Festival 2015

Once again, before all the musical madness begins at the 013 there’s some more chitty chatty business to take care of. The basement of the V39 is packed out today for a seminar discussing the Evolution Of Norwegian Black Metal. Harald Fossberg, author of…
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Tombstone All Dayer @ The Star & Garter, Manchester 21/03/2015 In Photos

5th April 2015 at 10:08 am

Slomatics @ Star & Garter, Manchester 21/03/2015

Wooahh, what a day! The Tombstone All Dayer was heled a couple of week ago at, well where else, The Star & Garter in Manchester. Put on by those passionate folk at The Beauty Witch & Misanthropy Promotions, they brought together the cream of…
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Cosmic Carnage Upcoming London Gigs: Slomatics & Undersmile / Årabrot & Rabbits / Bong & Early Mammal / Hey Colossus & Khunnt

23rd September 2014 at 11:01 am

Cosmic Carnage

London based promoters Cosmic Carnage have four brutal nights on the horizon featuring some of the best and most terrifying acts this planet has to offer. The first takes place on Friday 3rd October, with Belfast doomers Slomatics for their first ever London show,…
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Sirens Of Sludge Undersmile To Bring Doom And Despair To Roadburn 2015

10th September 2014 at 10:42 am

Roadburn 2015 - Undersmile

Undersmile will bring their hypnotic, soul crushing blend of doom and despair to the 20th edition of Roadburn Festival on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at the 013 venue in Tilburg, The Netherlands. Featuring the unique dual vocal interplay of singer-guitarists Hel Sterne and Taz…
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