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Spyros

Sound engineer, sonic manipulator, record hunter and writer/contributor for a variety of webzines.

DoomMusicReviews

Kristina Esfandiari is primarily known as the vocalist of the excellent doom act King Woman, where her thunderous vocal performances cut through a thick veil of heavy riffs. However, there is a different side to Esfandiari’s creativity and that is what she partly explores with her side project. With Miserable,

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Black MetalFeaturedMusicNoise

Bliss Signal is a bridge between different worlds. James Kelly aka WIFE (also known from Altar of Plagues) and Jack Adams aka Mumdance collaborate in order to bring to life this connection between the black metal and electronic music realms. The result is equally impressive and disturbing as the duo unleashes

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DoomFeaturedMusicPsychSludge

For their whole existence as a band, Ancestors had this uncanny ability of mixing up their heavy foundations, split between doom metal and stoner rock, with the progressive rock spirit of the ’70s and the psychedelic aura of the late ’60s. Their earlier work, Neptune With Fire and Of Sound

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Black MetalFeaturedMusic

In 2016, black metal act Ultha were releasing their second full-length in Converging Sins. With that record the band from Germany performed a significant step forward when it comes to their grasp on black metal, the quality of their production and also their more focused vision. The album saw giant

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IndustrialMusicNoiseReviews

Mirrors For Psychic Warfare is the collaboration between Scott Kelly (Neurosis) and Sanford Parker (Buried At Sea), which stemmed from their tenure with experimental industrial project Corrections House. While Corrections House reveled in the extreme, aggressive sound of heavy industrial music, Mirrors For Psychic Warfare performs a deeper dive into

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DoomFeaturedMusicNoisePsychSludge

There is a deep tradition of heavy, slow, dirty music that has originated from Louisiana. From the legendary sludge acts, like EyeHateGod and Crowbar, to heavy rockers Down and all the way to more holistic approaches of Acid Bath, the scene has a distinct sound that makes it so enticing.

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