Doom

ETERNAL WARFARE RECORDS Video Essay //
FESTIVAL 2013 Announcement

Text by Shane|Red River Family ETERNAL WARFARE RECORDS (E.W.R.) FESTIVAL 2013 It’s that time of year again, where we start planning our funds to travel to all the fests that have mind-blowing line-ups. One that is on my radar is

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Brazen Bull of Phalaris
– USNEA – Review

Portland is a well known niche for extreme heavy music. It gave birth to great acts like Aldebaran, Megaton Leviathan, Atriarch, Trees, Black Chalice, Agalloch and many more. Usnea is another fine example of doom bands coming out of the

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Ritual Suicide
Cough // Windhand – Reflection of the Negative
Review

There’s something about Richmond, Virginia that seems to result in the bands that are born there being, more often than not, pretty damn excellent. Cough and Windhand are certainly no exception to this rule and this split sees their different

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You’re Not Human 1st Anniversary Party
And Spring/Summer 2013 Lookbook

On March 9th, 2013, there is a momentous event happening in Bristol that all of our UK readers should attend (have you seen the size of California? You have no excuse when in comes to distance…Londoners, I’m talking to you!):

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WINDHAND’s “Amaranth”

I know one split that is going to end up on our end of the year list already. It’s the down-tuned masterpiece entitled Reflection of the Negative featuring Richmond’s heaviest: COUGH & WINDHAND. Both bands prove why they have fans

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Videoblogger Confidential: Inside the Dark Castle

Love hate or fear, next month, the beast of furied sound that is SXSW will be upon us. Though I can completely understand the jagged glass, jaded view clenched by many amongst the horde, I have always found blackened joy

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GASP: Percussive Psychedelic Violence From the Deep

In almost all cases, when you get into a discussion about powerviolence (aside from cringing), several bands will immediately jump to the forefront of your mind. Among them, the likes of  Infest, No Comment, Capitalist Casualties, Man Is the Bastard,

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RORCALVilágvége’

We all are going to die one day, so when I do, bury me under the huge skies of doom and blast the new album by RORCAL louder than death. This Swiss band has proven with their soon-to-be-released record Világvége’

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Batillus – Concrete Sustain
Review + More

New York’s Batillus first came to my attention when I got hold of a copy of their excellent split with the one man project of Ryan Scott Fairfield, Hallowed Butchery (check it out on bandcamp immediately). Soon followed the full

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ALLURING “The Room”

I really dig good funeral doom for it’s perfect blend of sonic decay and sonic beauty. In a way it’s an example of life, in that there is always an inverse to everything we experience. The band ALLURING have all

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