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Spyros

Sound engineer, sonic manipulator, record hunter and writer/contributor for a variety of webzines.

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Henry Kane is the solo vessel of Jonny Peterson, mainly known from Wombbath, along with a myriad of other projects. Peterson’s goal with Henry Kane appears to be a reinterpretation of Swedish, old-school death metal, with a few interesting twists and turns. To that end his debut album, Den Forstorda

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Substantial results can come from the most vague philosophical questions. Marcos Garcia, of Afrobeat/Jazz/Funk band Antibalas, had such a question: “What if Black Sabbath played Afrobeat?” This is how Here Lies Man was formed, to become this transcendental entity investigating the question posed by Garcia. All jokes aside, this is

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Cavernlight begun as the completely personal project of Scott Zuwadzhi and Adam Bartlett, with only the desire to create fine dark, atmospheric music and with no need to take the band live or record any music. Thankfully that mindset did not last, and nine years after their inception the band

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In 2014, american were releasing their debut album, Coping with Loss, through Sentient Ruin Laboratories, combining black metal and sludge with a noise and industrial perspective. This has not been a new trend in extreme metal, with acts like Full of Hell and The Body performing similar alchemical experiments. In

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Black MetalFeaturedGrindcoreMusicNoiseReviewsSludge

There is a surge of extreme bands today that incorporate noise elements in their song structures, attempting to push the boundaries of what is sonically tolerable. Experimental sludge duo The Body have produced such excellent specimens, as have grind dissidents Full of Hell. However, it is Endon from Tokyo that

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Pact Infernal. This mysterious dark entity has been slithering through the experimental side of electronic music, projecting its dim vision with a well of inspiration. The act retains a degree of anonymity, but they were willing to allow a few questions regarding their existence and their journey through the Circles

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