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If you are tired of “cold wave” albums that sound like they were recorded on a four track in the bathroom, and open to some genre-defying, drug-crazed nonsense that is fun as all hell, do not waste another second of your life by not hearing Cairo Pythian. You automatically find yourself knowing that you will like the following song, even before you get there.

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The sun rays of forever are telling my skin the story of my tomorrows…As the fragile liquid riffs of the new The MYRRORS song “Juanito Laguna” swim across my mental soundwaves. This band creates the kind of slow, tripped-out psych that I dig so much!

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THOABATH is a solo electronic/ambient/noise project by Andy Way, who most of you should know for his role as the vocalist and one of the noise-wreckers in Bay Area cult blackened noise miscreants Sutekh Hexen. If Sutekh Hexen needs no introduction whatsoever, in the case of Thoabath, what you should know

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Growing up and living in Brooklyn has its merits. Beyond the pizza and bagels, the accessibility to music – whether live, at record shops or simply through the people you meet – has been something I try to take full advantage of. This year’s been pretty exciting and I was

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UK metal has had a pretty great year, with bands from all walks of the musical spectrum taking chances, building on their foundations and creating albums that speak to the heart, the soul and the darker side of the self. These records are six that had the band step up

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You can forget all about the neoclassical, virtuoso nonsense, and the pseudo-progressive metal out there; because it’s Zebulon Pike time. The quartet have been putting out masterworks for more than a decade now, and yet not many people know about them. That’s got to change. Or else you’ll be regretting having

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