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Tom Coles

Tom Coles lives in Southern England and plays drums for Sail. He likes cats, gin and black metal. He suffers, but why?

MusicSludge

With a few months before Baroness’s new record Gold and Grey, Cvlt Nation looks back over their long career to piece together how they got to this stage, tracing their sound and art evolution. Here, we go return to Second, their refined but largely-ignored EP that sets the scene for

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MusicPsychSludge

With a few months before Baroness’ new record Gold and Grey┬áis┬áreleased, Cvlt Nation looks back over their long career to piece together how they got to this stage, tracing their sound and art evolution. Here, we go back to the start to revisit their very first EP, First. As I

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Apocalyptic BluesAvant GardeMusic

Earth’s Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light 1 was a skeletal affair that stripped back the summery shimmer of Bees Made Honey. Bypassing the transition of autumn they skip straight to winter, frigid and hollow,  melting away the glamour and the layers they’d built up before. Following this was the

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MusicPost RockReviews

The final Isis record is lush and sad, a far cry from their jagged, formless early work. Immediately it’s obvious that there’s a change in the water; their structures are notably clearer, the synergy between musicians is stronger and the tracks are clearer, warmer and more melodic. It’s understandable that

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Black DeathFilmFull SetsMusic

Dani Filth has had a long and storied career, but despite all the controversies Cradle of Filth are in the strongest position they’ve been in years, undergoing a lineup shift that’s re-invigorated their live performance. Just before setting out on an expansive world tour, he took a moment to sit

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Coming towards the end of a very long and storied career, Earth’s Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light 1 was a move away from the rich, syrupy layers of Bees Made Honey. Eight years old this month, Angels 1 shifted their sound into something a little less layered and more

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