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It is impossible to give Disintegration a proper introduction without resorting to all manner of hyperbole. There’s the informational bits, that The Cure’s eighth album just kissed its twenties goodbye, much in the same way The Cure’s singer, lead guitarist and figurehead Robert Smith did when writing the album in

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Avant GardeBlack MetalDoomMusicPsychReviews

The current Finnish extreme music scene is filled with forward thinking and innovative acts. From iconoclastic surrealistic black metal act Oranssi Pazuzu, dark doom spiritualists Dark Buddha Rising, psychedelic explorers PH to ethereal rockers Horte. And there appears to be a true sense of comradery in the scene, with bands

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Avant GardeDeath RockFeaturesMusicNoisePost-PunkReviews

Forget comparisons, forget Xmal Deutschland, forget post-punk, death rock, goth and experimental music. Rakta are one of a kind and the only inhabitant of their native planet where the ambient sound is the jubilation of black witches gathering, dancing to the roar of a collapsing world. On the new record “Falha

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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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Death DoomDeath MetalDoomMusicReviewsSludgeUncategorized

What the hell is wrong with you? What strange and perverse urges causes you to plumb deeper and deeper into the depths of aural depravity? If you haven’t asked yourself these sort of questions before, the new full-length by multinational duo Miscarriage may just cause you to begin to think

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Death DoomDeath MetalDoomNoiseReviewsSludgeUncategorized

     Whatever your personal favorite metallic sub-genre of choice maybe, usually the best bands have a tendency to color outside the lines. This is certainly the case with the French quartet Fange on their latest full-length “Punir”, due out on March 1st on Throatruiner Records.      These bruisers

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