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Spyros

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

IndustrialMusicNoiseReviews

Mirrors For Psychic Warfare is the collaboration between Scott Kelly (Neurosis) and Sanford Parker (Buried At Sea), which stemmed from their tenure with experimental industrial project Corrections House. While Corrections House reveled in the extreme, aggressive sound of heavy industrial music, Mirrors For Psychic Warfare performs a deeper dive into

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DoomFeaturedMusicNoisePsychSludge

There is a deep tradition of heavy, slow, dirty music that has originated from Louisiana. From the legendary sludge acts, like EyeHateGod and Crowbar, to heavy rockers Down and all the way to more holistic approaches of Acid Bath, the scene has a distinct sound that makes it so enticing.

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Avant GardeBlack MetalFeaturedMusic

It usually takes a moment for a new band to get its footing. A couple of EPs in and the idea and visions take on a more solid form, the structures of the tracks appear more solid and just the overall result arrives with a sense of coherence and continuity.

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Death MetalDoomFeaturedFilmFull SetsMusicReviews

One of the most prominent bands in the extreme doom/death scene, Mournful Congregation grabbed everyone’s attention in 1999 with the release of their debut album, Tears from a Grieving Heart. Encapsulating all the sorrow and pain of the genre, the emotive lead work, the glacial pace and the introspective perception,

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Death RockIndustrialMusicReviews

The Chicago based industrial duo HIDE were formed in 2014, and have since released a series of excellent EPs and singles, building up towards their debut album, Castration Anxiety. Comprising of visual artist Heather Gabel and percussionist Seth Sher, the sonic territories that HIDE explore are diverse. Structuring their sound

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Avant GardeDoomMusicNoiseNoise RockPsychReviewsSludge

The legendary Japanese multi-instrumentalist Keiji Haino has always been a prime figure in the experimental, free-rock, improvisation realm. His collaborations with other prominent artists have always been enticing and forward thinking, be it with krautrock masters Faust, fellow Japanese heavy experimentalists Boris, drone overlord Stephen O’Malley or jazz aficionados like

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