Reviews

Keeping it paranoid with Martyrdöd. Reviewing “Paranoia”.

Finally, i get to put my hands on one of the most anticipated albums of the year, “Paranoia” by Swedish band Martyrdöd. I must confess that for me, Martyrdöd are one of, if not, my favorite band when it comes

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US neofolk band WREATHES’ new LP reviewed

by Oliver Sheppard There aren’t a lot of American neofolk bands, let alone many that are very good. Wisconsin’s Wreathes, however, are both American and very good. Unlike recent US neofolk acts like Cult of Youth and King Dude, who

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Proxy – Demo

Hailing from Montreal, Quebec, PROXY are a new band featuring members of Inepsy and Truncheons. To describe their sound think stahlhelm helmets, Motörhead, Coitus, Charged GBH, Panzer tanks going to war and filthy ratbikes! No poser punk here this is

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Silence You Bastard
DAWNBRINGER:INTO THE LAIR OF THE SUN GOD

Into The Lair Of The Sun God is a concept album. Let’s just get that part out of the way. But don’t be alarmed, because although that phrase is enough to send chills down the spine, Dawnbringer have crafted a

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London Underground:
Tortura & Workin’ Man Noise Unit Reviews

Reviews written by John “Guilty Parents” Tortura This thrash happy London band deal in a ferocious brand of Spanish language euro-crust that will appeal to fans of Destino Final and Crazy Spirit. Strangely, their demo got me thinking about Jean

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Deviated Instinct – Liberty Crawls to the Sanctuary of Slaves

Deviated Instinct as we all know were part of the underground anarcho-punk scene in the eighties but evolved into very much their own infamous style. With a more metal, gritty bass ridden sound and along with others invented crust. When

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IRON WITCH – POST VEGAS BLUES

UK Sludge worshippers IRON WITCH are about to release their newest instrument of sonic torture: a 7” EP that bears the name Post Vegas Blues. And just like the title promises, this EP is a musical embodiment of headache, booze,

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Photographic grimoire… Black Book Review

Kris Mort brings out a limited 50-page photographic grimoire of pristine scenery, nature rituals and some verbal sacrifices. With each cover handmade. Krist’s poetic photography project takes in images, symbols, and poetic sensibilities that encompass the the darker side of

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Farewell All Joy… Idylls review

Mathcore, or whatever you want to call it, is a difficult thing to pull off well. Creating a blend of cascading, chaotic noise with no discernible structure and a disregard, in many ways, for the art of song writing, isn’t

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Bodies Under The Falls
PANOPTICON:KENTUCKY

Panopticon have never been a band to stick to “traditional” black metal norms; Austin Lunn (the sole member) chooses to tread the path of personal reflection and introspection whilst putting out punishing yet distinctly beautiful records of contrast. His take

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