Marika Z.
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Marika Z.

Writer of darkness, cello player, addicted to popcorn. Animals are better than humans. Nature is the most powerful thing. Music is my safe place.
Instagram: marika_zrz

DoomMusic VideosStreaming

Italy’s doom treasure and outstanding foursome Messa unveil the second single and video from their acclaimed latest album Feast For Water (Aural Music). “She Knows” is Messa’s boldest experiment, as no longer content with the seventies lounge feel, they dive headlong into black metal riffs and the howls of “Tulsi” that reveal the

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80s HardcoreDis-beatHardcoreHardcore PunkInterviews

Four teenagers from Stoke (England) decided to play together in 1977. What Terry “Tezz” Roberts, Tony “Bones” Roberts, Roy “Rainy” Wainwright, Nigel Bamford and Anthony “Akko” Axon didn’t know was that they would become one of the most important bands in the underground world scene. “We just wanted to be

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DocumentariesDoomLive Rituals

“The Chaos Awakening was created as a ritual before becoming an album. Dio Drone, the Italian music label, went searching for all the elements of this ceremony, far away in the woods where ?ALOS hid herself to engrave her liturgy into the grooves.  Queer because she doesn’t admit gender identity, Pagan

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DoomStreaming

DOLPO is an experimental drone-doom band inspired by the tradition and the musical structures of the sacred music of the ancient, obscure religious rituals of Tibet, Mongolia, Nepal and Northern India; ancient, forgotten cults that merged into Bön, Tibetan Buddhism and primitive Shivaism. After the first record, the band is

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HardcoreHardcore PunkStreamingThrash

In 2016 LIFESICK released their debut LP 6.0.1 through the prestigious Southern Lord Records, not just making their mark within the heavy music genre but smashing a dent that no one would soon forget. Now, having signed with Isolation Records, comes their follow up second album, Swept In Black. If

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Avant GardeDoomInterviewsLive RitualsStreaming

Queer because she doesn’t admit gender identity, Pagan because she’s against all religions, Doom because her music is slow, physical and piercing Avant because her sound is not current Metal because it’s inside her. The Italian musician and experimental performer ?ALOS is this and much more: music, dance, political activism,

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