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Insound review
01.04.14

This is for those with hard heads, black lungs, and scarred hearts. It’s for the dreamers who construct darts on loose-leaf and those revolting against corporate life and casual...

Spotinews recomendation
27.03.14

Hi again. From a very recent Spotify update comes the new album by Thou. Genre: doom metal/shoegaze. Enjoy! Thou – HeathenFiled under: 2014, Metal, Rock

The Quietus review
03.04.14

Thou have doom metal's steadiest hands. Their new record, Heathen, is a half hour longer than its predecessor, 2010's already exhausting Summit, and plays like a double album – if...

Insound review
18.03.14

Four years after the release of their first album, Coffinworm returns with a followup that levels its predecessor— called by acclaimed producer / engineer Sanford Parker...

Spotinews recomendation
14.03.14

Morning. Today we go for a different mood with the dynamic new album by post-metal band Dirge. Enjoy! Dirge – HyperionFiled under: 2014, Metal

Insound review
11.03.14

The U.K.'s CONAN follow the ideals of their namesake and continue their path without compromises. Their second album Blood Eagle is a Doom/Drone/Stoner Metal monument filled with...

Clash review
13.03.14

Incredible, neighbour-bothering metal from Liverpool…

The Line of Best Fit review
06.02.14

They may be subsidising their debut LP with a lot of previously-heard material, but when it's material as good as this, who gives a flying damn?

NME review
17.02.14

The Kettering revivalists' debut is the full psych package - minus the drugs

Under The Radar review
12.02.14

Dig out your suede jacket and dust off your Beatle boots: Temples and their debut album Sun Structures are dragging the jingly-jangly psychedelic pop sound into 2014, and you need...

Clash review
12.02.14

The sound of ‘60s experimentation smashed stunningly into the present day...

Spotinews recomendation
11.02.14

Howdy folks. The fine debut album by Temples was added to Spotify today (for me). Genre: psychedelic rock. Enjoy! (One review here.) (US version here.) Temples – Sun...

The Quietus review
10.02.14

A first glance at Temples suggest that they are something that's hardly ground-breaking in the grand history of pop music. The quartet's look harks back to a time when you could...

The Quietus review
05.02.14

Scorn by Primitive ManAlways, with rock, in the bleak midwinter, I return to metal. Music shorn of hope. The only type of rock I really care about anymore. Guitars with a purpose...

Insound review
21.01.14

" Oblique to All Paths is the culmination of Culted's collective experience over the past five years. As artists and musicians, we're acting as interpreters of our environment, if...

Spotinews recomendation
18.12.13

Evening. From a very recent Spotify update: the new album by Kauan. Genre: doom metal/post-rock. Enjoy! (Note: There will be a couple of more updates. Then I will take a break...

The Quietus review
04.11.13

"I do not literally mean everything I say in my songs. Most of it is irony. I'm singing the opposite." See, I like this quote from Ben Wallers, vocalist for The Devil, offered in...