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In 2013, True Widow was releasing what would be their most acclaimed album in Circumambulation. Coming through Relapse, it was actually their third record, following their debut self-titled album and As High As the Highest Heavens…, a couple of excellent releases. The psychedelic rock band has a unique way of blending

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Fange are one of the sickest and most fucking insanely heinous “sludge” bands coming out of Europe right now. We use the term “sludge” in quotations when talking about this band because while it’s the easiest term to use to help understand their sound, it’s also very reductive of their true

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While I was aware of the split release between Predatory Light and Vorde last year and the critical acclaim it seemed to receive, I never got around to checking it out; so this debut album from the former is my first exposure to the band, and my my, what an

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On Oct. 5th, the mammoth new album by ORTEGA entitled Sacred States comes out via Consouling Sounds (CD), Narshardaa Records (Vinyl) and Tartarus Records (Cassette). Over the course of five mind-expanding tracks, this band proves that they are carving out their own lane in the doom soundscape. ORTEGA’s music hits you in

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Photos: Taylor Ferguson On September 10th, I tore myself away early from a wedding reception’s open bar to head down to the Astoria for my second MONOLORD show in just over a month. I saw them destroy the Shakedown in Bellingham at the beginning of their North American tour alongside SWEAT LODGE, and as

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Formed from the choking embers of the mighty Clinging to the Trees of a Forest Fire comes the equally disgusting Vermin Womb – a three piece grinding death machine hailing from Denver, Colorado. While sharing similar traits in style and approach, Vermin Womb violently surpasses it’s predecessor with unforgiving bedlam on their

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