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Sandy Williamson Top 10 Albums Of 2015

2nd January 2016 at 11:54 am

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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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Windhand ‘Grief’s Infernal Flower’ CD/LP/DD 2015

2nd October 2015 at 6:56 pm

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Windhand have been responsible for two of modern doom’s finest records in the past few years; their bewitching debut and their megalithic Soma, which I still hold up high as THE best doom record by a new band in years. Their dense, Electric Wizard…
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Windhand ‘Live At Roadburn 2014’ LP/DD 2014

16th October 2014 at 11:55 am

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If you’ve not heard of Richmond, Virginia’s Windhand then you’ve probably been living under a rock for the last three years. From an intriguing practice space demo to last year’s critically acclaimed Soma (their second album), Windhand have literally had the wind beneath their…
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WINDHAND Premiere ‘Boleskin’ Recorded Live At Roadburn 2014; Vinyl From Same Recording To Follow

20th August 2014 at 3:30 pm

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Roadburn are very pleased to present an exclusive live track from Richmond VA’s Windhand. Boleskin is taken from the band’s forthcoming album, Live at Roadburn 2014, where Windhand conquered the main stage on Saturday, April 12th. Live At Roadburn 2014 (mixed by Marcel van…
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WINDHAND: New Video For The Track ‘Orchard’ Revealed; Australian & New Zealand Tour Announced

15th August 2014 at 10:37 am

Windhand

Richmond psyche-doom practitioners WINDHAND have revealed a video for the track Orchard from their sophomore full-length Soma. The video which was compiled by Jordan Vance can be viewed below: WINDHAND has also announced an Australian/New Zealand tour with Beastwars this October. These dates mark…
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Roadburn Festival 2014 Audio Streams – Noothgrush, Samothrace, Whitehorse, Windhand & More!

18th June 2014 at 4:45 pm

Roadburn 2014

Many of us made a promise to check out various overlapping bands at Roadburn 2014, only to find ourselves riveted by a monstrously good set. Which is why this next part of every year’s Roadburn extravaganza is almost as highly anticipated and appreciated as…
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Maryland Deathfest 2014: Windhand, Bongripper, Graves At Sea – 25/05/2014

30th May 2014 at 10:52 am

Maryland Deathfest 2014

The pre-summer Baltimore, MD heat was on the rise. Day 4/4 of the infamous Maryland Deathfest saw me in search of doom at the expense of all else. Tattered Dismember T-shirts, stoned out, hung over followers and the smell of “Zombie” BBQ led me…
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Windhand / Inter Arma / Atragon @ Bannermans, Edinburgh 14/04/2014

21st April 2014 at 11:26 am

Windhand @ Bannermans, Edinburgh 14/04/2014 - Photo by Alan Swan

By the time I finish work and get through to Bannermans in Edinburgh, Atragon have already hit the stage. I get into the gig just as they rip into their second track “Sound In The Halls”. The venue is already pretty busy and plenty…
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Submerge Kick Off 2014 With A Fist Full Of Gigs; FOADFEST, All Dayer w/ Alunah + Gigs w/ Sourvein, Goatess, Conan, Windhand & More!

29th January 2014 at 1:23 pm

Submerge Promotions

Manchester’s Submerge Promotions have got a very busy first half of 2014 coming up with a plethora of gigs planned which includes the 2 day FOAD FEST at Sound Control with Orange Goblin headlining, at the end of May, they’ll also be playing host…
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WINDHAND & INTER ARMA Announce European Tours

21st January 2014 at 3:31 pm

Windhand - Euro Tour Spring 2014

WINDHAND and INTER ARMA have today both unveiled European tour dates – many of which will take place with each other. The two bands, both hailing from Richmond, Virginia, will play Roadburn Festival alongside fellow Relapse artists True Widow, -(16)-, Indian, ASG, Locrian and…
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