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Avant GardeBlack MetalMusicReviews

Less than two years ago, a bomb was dropped that decimated the world of avant-garde extreme metal. Greece’s Hail Spirit Noir debuted with Pneuma, a fusion unlike anything previously heard and a true gem in the current landscape of bedroom dwellers and post-everything noodlings. 70s prog and heavy psychedelia were

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Avant GardeCrustDoomMusicSludgeUncategorized

A while back we talked about LAMENT CITYSCAPE, one of the bands led by Bay Area musician Mike McClatchey, and of how crushing and devastating this sludge-doom band is (read abut Mike, his bandmates and his various projects here). Well, the Oakland dudes have just released another EP on their Bandcamp page, and sure

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Avant GardeDoomMusicReviews

Coming from Ukraine, Kauan started off their career as a doom/folk hybrid. Today they have certainly evolved, reaching a whole other level of musicality with their latest full-length Pirut. Merging together the ambiance of doom metal, the melodic side of post metal, along with some folky passages and classical influences,

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Avant GardeMusicNeo Folk

Lux Interna’s there is light in the body, there is blood in the sun has been one of my favorite surprises of the year so far.  Mixing the doom-isms of Nick Cave with the kind of tinkered Americana popularized by groups like 16 Horsepower, and adding a huge dose of

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6.Locrian and Mamiffer Bless Them That Curse You Bless Them That Curse You is a collaborative album between Locrian and Mamiffer, and it’s an excerise in how sound can be molded to adjust our emotions. Beyond that, something about this album is so powerful and heavy, I’m almost at a

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6.PLANKS // LENTIC WATERS Split Preview Right now, I feel like I have the power to look inside of the darkest emotion and discover the truth about what keeps my mind balanced. I’m blasting the new split between PLANKS // LENTIC WATERS that will be out sometime this June via

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