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Text & Photos: Bobby Cochran There’s always a moment just before Wovenhand begin playing where vocalist/guitarist/mastermind David Eugene Edwards begins slipping from this world into some other… as if spirits begin swirling in the air around him and he listens, murmurs out loud to them, awakens himself to their presence.  This has

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Heavy but not metal, Big|Brave lives up to their name. They can summon a big bludgeoning sound and are brave enough to find their own path to drag it down. The album’s heaviness comes in it’s emotional bleakness that is wrapped in a bristling, angular, feedback-frayed package. Sure this album

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Led by husband and wife duo Erin and Katrin Powell (née Katrin X), Awen hail from Dallas, a city not normally associated with neofolk or martial music. Awen’s second LP, Grim King of the Ghosts, recently came out on Old Europa Café, and it showcases a style that ranges from

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We are big big fans of Ms. Wolfe around here, so it’s hard for us to just sit and wait around for the new album. So we are going to turn back the clock and give you a taste of her first band, Red Host. This is a few degrees

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Over two years ago, in my review of Cult of Youth’s Love Will Prevail, I wrote that it “really is one of those rare ‘next level’ LPs that bands always strive to create,” and I think I also called it a “game changer.” These are words that I still stand

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The world hates you and you hate the world. For whatever reason. What do you do? You pack a bag with razor blades, cyanide, rope, a firearm with one bullet and no food or water, and hike out into the wilderness to meet your maker, leave the world behind, never

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