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DoomMusicReviews

Lumbar is the brainchild of one Aaron Edge, who despite being recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis has marched on with this new project regardless; one of misanthropic doom. He’s joined by Mike Sheidt from Yob and Vhöl and Tad Doyle (Tad, Brothers of the Sonic Cloth). It’s pretty clear at

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DoomMusicReviewsSludge

Connecticut’s Sea of Bones have been pretty quiet for a while now, with six years passing since their debut record The Harvest but perhaps the doom band allows new music to blossom at the same pace as their ponderous riffs. Where the band is clearly comfortable with extensive and sprawling

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Black MetalMusicReviews

Pairing two bands together for a split should be thoughtful and while there’s intrigue in seeing two totally different bands mashed together for a split and have the dichotomy displayed and examined, more often than not the best splits are when bands share a sonic and thematic camaraderie. This is

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Death MetalDoomMusicReviews

In the 2013 death metal pantheon, Washington label 20 Buck Spin has done reasonably well for itself (see: Bone Sickness) but with just two months or so left in the year, the label seems intent on rolling out one more cluster of filthy DM, this time in the shape of

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Apocalyptic BluesMusicReviewsSludge

The phrase “super-group” needs to be put away. It’s come to the point of overuse that the word has lost all its meaning and appears on any old review that happens to feature two or more members of a band that you might have heard of before. Take Corrections House

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CrustDeath RockDis-beatDoomHardcoreMusicPost-PunkReviews

…or at least listen to. There have been a lot of new dark postpunk and deathrock releases lately. Sometimes it’s hard to keep track. But here are some of the recent singles, EPs, and LPs that deserve your attention. 1. Catholic Spit – “Catholic Spit/ Generacion Suicida Split 7 Inch”

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